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Curriculum vitæ of Giorgio Paolucci

Personal data

• Born in Rome 20/12/1957.

• Citizenship: Italian.



• 1976: High School diploma, mark 60/60.

• 1981: Laurea diploma in Physics, summa cum laude at the university "Roma I La Sapienza". Title of the thesis: Electronic structure and phase transition in ZrHx by thermoreflectance measurements, adviser: Prof. R. Rosei.

• 1987: Title of dottore di ricerca in condensed matter Physics.

Professional positions.

• 1/6/1981-1/12/1981: Consultant of the electron spectroscopies group at the Università della Calabria, Cosenza, Italy.

• 1/1/1982-31/1/1984: Stipendiat at the Fritz Haber Institut der Max Planck Gesellschaft, Berlin (D).

• 16/2/1984-31/1/1987: Lecturer at the International School of Advanced Studies of Trieste as Junior Scientist until 31/3/1984, Scientist until 31/3/1986 and Research Responsible afterwards.

• 1/2/1984-15/9/1987: Consultant of the Tecnologie Avanzate Superfici e Catalisi (TASC) laboratory, at the Area per la Ricerca Scientifica e Tecnologica di Trieste.

• 16/9/1987-15/7/1989: employee of Ansaldo S.p.A. (Monfalcone, Gorizia, Italy) working for Sincrotrone Trieste S.c.p.A.

• 15/7/1989 – 31/12/2000: employee of Sincrotrone Trieste S.C.p.A. (Trieste, Italy) as group leader.

• 1/1/2001 – 2005: Manager of the Sincrotrone Trieste company as Director of the experimental division.

• 2005-2012 Research Project Coordinator and member of the strategic committee

• 2013-2014 Coordinator of International Relations and member of the strategic committee

• 2014-2019 Scientific Director at SESAME (Synchrotron-light for Experimental Science and Applications in the Middle East) (https://www.sesame.org.jo)

• 2020-present Chief Scientific Officer at Elettra-Sincrotrone Trieste S.C.p.A.

Research experience.

• Surface science techniques. In particular:photoemission, photoelectron diffraction, Low Energy Electron Diffraction (LEED), Auger Electron spectroscopy, Electron Energy Loss Spectroscopy (EELS), Thermal Desorption Spectroscopy (TDS), Near Edge X-ray Absorption Spectroscopy (NEXAFS).

• Design and construction of synchrotron radiation beamlines.

• Writing control software for experiments with synchrotron radiation.

• Electron optics for low energy electron energy analyzers.

• Electronics for electron analyzers and detectors.

• Optical methods (thermoreflectance) for the study of the electronic structure of metals.


	Over 120 papers on refereed journals
	20 invited talks and colloquia
	39 contributions to conferences

Teaching experience.

• Specialized course at the International School of Advanced Studies, Trieste (Italy): Spectroscopies of surfaces (16-2-1984 to 15-2-1987)

• Specialized course at the International School of Advanced Studies, Trieste (Italy): New experiments in surface science ( 1-12-1992 to 31-1-1993)

• Complementary course on Experimental surface science techniques with synchrotron radiation within the official course “Surface Physics”, University of Trieste

• 2nd module of the course on Solid State Physics at the Catholic University of Brescia for the academic years 2000-2001 and 2001-2002

Lecturing the course "Interaction of Radiation with Matter 1" at the University of Trieste since the academic year 2007-2008

Lecturing the course "Application of Synchrotron Radiation" at the University of Trieste since the academic year 2009-2010

Lecturing the course "Application of Synchrotron Radiation" 6CFUs at the University of Trieste during the academic year 2012-2013

• Courses on photoemission at the National School on Synchrotron Radiation organized by the Italian Synchrotron Light Society (SILS) since 1995

• Co-adviser of students for their Laurea Thesis in physics at the University of Trieste

Awards.and honours

• 1987: SIF (Società Italiana di Fisica) award for young physicists.

• 2000: Honour of “Ufficiale” of the “Ordine al Merito della Repubblica Italiana” given by the president of Italy, Mr. C.A. Ciampi

last update May 30, 2022, at 12:07 PM by Giorgio Paolucci