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 Scientific Staff

Surname and Name

Position E-Mail: +39 0957332-
ext number
PAGANO Isabella(CV) Director direttore.oact 220
ANTONUCCIO Vincenzo Astronomer Vincenzo.Antonuccio 318
BARATTA Giuseppe Associate Astronomer Giuseppe.Baratta 313, 265
BECCIANI Ugo Astronomer Ugo.Becciani 317
BIAZZO Katia Researcher Katia.Biazzo 246
BILLOTTA Sergio Technologist Sergio.Billotta 309
BONANNO Alfio Associate Researcher Alfio.Bonanno 241
BONANNO Giovanni Senior Astronomer Giovanni.Bonanno 204, 254
BUEMI Carla Researcher Carla.Buemi 207
BUFANO Filomena Researcher Filomena.Bufano 282
BUSÀ Innocenza Astronomer Innocenza.Busa 312
CATANZARO Giovanni Astronomer Giovanni.Catanzaro 223
CORSARO Enrico Researcher Enrico.Corsaro 211
COSENTINO Rosario Astronomer Rosario.Cosentino  
COSTA Alessandro Technologist-Computer Center Alessandro.Costa 273
CUTISPOTO Giuseppe Associate Astronomer Giuseppe.Cutispoto 210
DI STEFANO Elisa Researcher Elisa.Distefano 277
FRASCA Antonio Astronomer Antonio.Frasca 240
GRILLO Alessandro Technologist Alessandro.Grillo 214, 254
INGALLINERA Adriano Researcher Adriano.Ingallinera 310
LANZA Antonino Francesco Associate Astronomer Antonino.Lanza 238
LANZAFAME Giuseppe Astronomer Giuseppe.Lanzafame 316
LETO Giuseppe Astronomer Giuseppe.Leto 311
LETO Paolo Researcher Paolo.Leto 218
MAGAZZÙ Antonio Associate Astronomer Antonio.Magazzu  
MALAVOLTA Luca Researcher Luca.Malavolta 249
MARANO Davide Technologist Davide.Marano 213
MESSINA Sergio Astronomer Sergio.Messina 230
MESSINEO Marina Technologist-Administration Marina.Messineo 226
MUNARI Matteo Technologist Matteo.Munari 260, 270
Musolino Gaetano Technologist Gaetano.Musolino 0635533280
PAGANO Isabella Associate Researcher Isabella.Pagano 243
PALUMBO M.Elisabetta Associate Researcher Maria.Palumbo 242, 265
PULVIRENTI Teresa Chiara Technologist-Administration Teresa.Pulvirenti 255
RIGGI Simone Technologist Simone.Riggi 282
ROMANO Paolo Researcher Paolo.Romano 219
SCANDARIATO Gaetano Researcher Gaetano.Scandariato 249
SCHILLIRÒ Francesco Saverio Technologist Francesco.Schilliro 261
SCIACCA Eva Technologist Eva.Sciacca 321
SCUDERI Salvatore Astronomer Salvatore.Scuderi 279, 270
SPADARO Daniele Associate Astronomer Daniele.Spadaro 234
TRIGILIO Corrado Associate Researcher Corrado.Trigilio 263
UMANA Grazia Director of Research Grazia.Umana 224
VENTURA Rita Astronomer Rita.Ventura 258
VITELLO Fabio Technologist Fabio.Vitello 322

 Administrative, Technical and Service Staff

Surname and Name

Area E-Mail: +39 0957332-
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BELLASSAI Giancarlo Maintenance Office Giancarlo.Bellassai 303
BELLUSO Massimiliano Electronic Lab Massimiliano.Belluso 301
BRUNO Pietro Software Lab Pietro.Bruno 278
BUSNE' Giuseppe Administration Giuseppe.Busne 256
BUTTACCIO Salvo Computer Center Salvo.Buttaccio 231
CORSARO Gaetano General Services SLN Gaetano.Corsaro 292
COSTA Pierfrancesco Solar Lab Pierfrancesco.Costa 253
DI BENEDETTO Rosario Electronic Lab Rosario.Dibenedetto 290
DISTEFANO Antonio Mechanical Lab, SLN Antonio.Distefano 294
DOMINA Daniela Library Staff Daniela.Domina 268
GIGLIO Anna Administration Anna.Giglio 274
GIUFFRIDA Alfio Computer Center Alfio.Giuffrida 205
GRECO Vincenzo Software Lab Vincenzo.Greco 288
MARTINETTI Eugenio Electronic Lab Eugenio.Martinetti 304
MELLINI Maria Administration Maria.Mellini 225
MICCICHÈ Antonio Electronic Lab Antonio.Micciche 305
NICOTRA Gaetano Electronic Lab Gaetano.Nicotra 306
OCCHIPINTI Giovanni Mechanical Lab Giovanni.Occhipinti 271
OFRIA Giuseppe General Services Giuseppe.Ofria 009
RECUPERO Daniela Administration Daniela.Recupero 216
ROMANIA Valentina Administration Valentina.Romania 262
SANTAGATI Luigia Library Staff Luigia.Santagati 269
SCAFILI Marcella Administration Marcella.Scafili 215
SCUDERI Cosimo General Services SLN Cosimo.Scuderi 292
TIMPANARO M.Cristina Electronic Lab Maria.Timpanaro 259, 254
TRINGALE Gaetana Administration Gaetana.Tringale 228
ZINGALE Giuseppe General Services Giuseppe.Zingale 314

 Department of Physics and Astronomy (Astrophysics Section) - Catania University, Staff

Surname and Name

Position E-Mail: +39 0957332-
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BLANCO Carlo Former Full Professor Carlo.Blanco 111
CATALANO A. Francesco Former Associate Professor FCatalano 221
DEL POPOLO Antonino Researcher Antonino.Delpopolo 315
LANZAFAME Alessandro Researcher Alessandro.Lanzafame 239
LEONE Francesco Associate Professor
Head of Astrophysics Section
Francesco.Leone 229
PIRRONELLO Valerio Full professor Valerio.Pirronello 235
PUMO Maria Letizia Researcher Maria.Pumo 319
ZUCCARELLO Francesca Associate Professor Francesca.Zuccarello 237

 PhD Students, PostDocs and Temporary Research Fellows and Associates

Surname and Name

Position E-Mail:   see accounts below +39 0957332-
ext number
BORDIU Crist0bal Post-doc Research Associate 327
BRUGALETTA Elisa Post-doc Research Associate 249
BRUNO Giovanni Post-doc Research Associate 249
CALANDUCCI Antonio Post-doc Research Associate 284
CALDERONE Flavia Post-doc Research Associate 206
CAPUANO Giuseppe Ph. D. Student 323
CAVALLARO Francesco Research Fellow 310
DE LEO Yara Ph. D. Student
FALCO Mariachiara Research Fellow 285
FERRARA Claudio Ph. D. Student 201
GAROZZO Salvatore Post-doc Research Associate 328
GUGLIELMINO Salvatore Luigi Post-doc Research Associate
LORU Sara Post-doc Research Associate 308
MARCELLINO Cristina Ph. D. Student
MICELI Giulia Post-doc Research Associate 326
ROMEO Giuseppe Post-doc Research Associate 244, 254
SANTIAGO Alonso Javier Post-doc Research Associate 249, 240
SCIRÈ Carlotta Post-doc Research Associate 245
SICILIA Daniela Ph. D. Student 206
SINGH Vikash Ph. D. Student 206
ZANMAR-SANCHEZ Ricardo Post-doc Research Associate 206

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Catania Astrophysical Observatory

Via S.Sofia 78, 95123 Catania ITALY
Phone: (+39) 0957332111
FAX: (+39) 095330592