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 Scientific Staff

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Position E-Mail: +39 0957332-
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PAGANO Isabella (CV) Director direttore.oact 222
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
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 219
FRASCA Antonio Astronomer Antonio.Frasca 240
GRILLO Alessandro Technologist Fixed-Term Alessandro.Grillo 214, 254
INGALLINERA Adriano Researcher Fixed-Term 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 Fixed-Term Luca.Malavolta 249
MARANO Davide Technologist Fixed-Term Davide.Marano 213
MESSINA Sergio Astronomer Sergio.Messina 230
MESSINEO Marina Technologist-Administration Marina.Messineo 226
MUNARI Matteo Technologist Matteo.Munari 260, 270
PAGANO Isabella Associate Researcher Isabella.Pagano 243
PALUMBO M.Elisabetta Associate Researcher Maria.Palumbo 242, 265
PULVIRENTI Teresa Chiara Technologist-Administration Fixed-Term Teresa.Pulvirenti 231
RIGGI Simone Technologist Simone.Riggi 282
ROMANO Paolo Researcher Paolo.Romano 220
SCANDARIATO Gaetano Researcher Gaetano.Scandariato 206
SCHILLIRÒ Francesco Saverio Technologist Francesco.Schilliro 261
SCIACCA Eva Technologist Eva.Sciacca 321
SCUDERI Salvo Astronomer Salvatore.Scuderi 255, 270
SPADARO Daniele Associate Astronomer Daniele.Spadaro 234
TRIGILIO Corrado Associate Researcher Corrado.Trigilio 263
UMANA Grazia Research Director Grazia.Umana 224
VENTURA Rita Astronomer Rita.Ventura 258
VITELLO Fabio Technologist Fixed-Term Fabio.Vitello 322

 Administrative, Technical and Service Staff

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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
CARUSO Maria Rita General Services Maria.Caruso 227
CORSARO Gaetano General Services SLN Gaetano.Corsaro 208, 009
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 217
MARTINETTI Eugenio Electronic Lab Eugenio.Martinetti 304
MELLINI Maria Administration Maria.Mellini 225
MICCICHÈ Antonio Electronic Lab Antonio.Micciche 305
OCCHIPINTI Giovanni Mechanical Lab Giovanni.Occhipinti 271, 203
OFRIA Giuseppe General Services Giuseppe.Ofria 289, 208, 009, 300
RECUPERO Daniela Administration Daniela.Recupero 247
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 277

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

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BELVEDERE Gaetano Former Full Professor Gaetano.Belvedere 236
BLANCO Carlo Former Full Professor Carlo.Blanco 245
CATALANO A. Francesco Former Associate Professor FCatalano 221
DEL POPOLO Antonino Researcher Antonino.Delpopolo 315
LANZAFAME Alessandro Associate Professor Alessandro.Lanzafame 239
LEONE Francesco Associate Professor
Head of Astrophysics Section
Francesco.Leone 229
PIRRONELLO Valerio Full professor Valerio.Pirronello 235
ZUCCARELLO Francesca Associate Professor Francesca.Zuccarello 237

 PhD Students, PostDocs and Temporary Research Fellows and Associates

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ALONSO Santiago Javier Post-doc Research Associate 246
BRUGALETTA Elisa Post-doc Research Associate 249
BRUNO Giovanni Post-doc Research Associate 249
CALANDUCCI Antonio Post-doc Research Associate 326
CAPPARELLI Vincenzo Post-doc Research Associate Vincenzo.Capparelli_at_oact-inaf-it 328
CAVALLARO Francesco Research Fellow 310
COMPAGNINO Alessio Ph. D. Student 327
CORSARO Enrico Post-doc Research Associate 264
DOLEI Sergio Post-doc Research Associate 206
FALCO Mariachiara Research Fellow 329
FEDOSEEV Gleb Post-doc Research Associate 323
FERRARA Giovanna Ph. D. Student 095542626
GANGI Manuele Post-doc Research Associate
GAROZZO Salvatore Post-doc Research Associate 205
GIARRUSSO Marina Research Fellow 323
GUGLIELMINO Salvatore Luigi Post-doc Research Associate 330
LORU Sara Ph. D. Student
MURABITO Mariarita Ph. D. Student 310
PLATANIA Alessia Ph. D. Student 319
ROMEO Giuseppe Post-doc Research Associate 244, 254
SCIRÈ Carlotta Research Fellow 283
SICILIA Daniela Ph. D. Student
SINGH Vikash Ph. D. Student 206
ZANMAR-SANCHEZ Ricardo Post-doc Research Associate 206

Catania Astrophysical Observatory

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