Copernicus Visiting Scientists

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Each year IUSS-Ferrara 1391 invites Italian scholars resident abroad and international scholars to stay in Ferrara for one month, with the aim of achieving excellent teaching standards at an international level.

The Council invites scholars from a wide range of fields and PhD programmes.

Scholars must meet at least one of the following requirements:

  • Have occupied the position of professor at a foreign university
  • Have received an international scientific award of a high standard
  • Have held a managerial position at an important international research institute

 

The following professor have been appointed as Visiting Copernicus scientists:

 

- Year 2013

  • Pedro Merino - Full professor in Organic Chemistry, University of Saragoza (CV)
  • Andrea Huyssen, Professor of German and Comparative Literature at Columbia University (CV)
  • Suzanne O'Reilly, Distinguished Professor of Geology, Macquarie University (CV)
  • Shrinivas R. Kulkarni, John D. & Catherine T. McArthur Professor of Astronomy & Planetary Science at the California Institute of Technology (CV).

- Year 2012

  • Claude Blumann - professeur de droit public à l'Université Panthéon-Assas - Paris II, SUS School (EGUS Erea) (photograph)
  • Giovanni Poli - Full professor in Chemistry, University Pierre et Marie Curie - Paris VI, SViSA School (MED-BIO Area) (photograph)
  • Richard Alan Nichols - Professor of Evolutionary genetics - Queen Mary & Westfield College University of London,

SViSA School (MED-BIO Area)

  • Tadeusz Lesiak - professor at the Institute of Nuclear Physics PAN  - Krakow, SCI-TEC School (Photograph)
  • Nikolai Shul'ga - professor at the Kharkov Institute of Physics and Technology (NSC - KIPT), SCI-TEC School

 

- Year 2011

  • Ernst Osterkamp (Institut fuer Deutsche Literature- Humbold Universitaet zu Berlin)
  • Maysoon Al-Nahar (Dipartimento di Archeologia- Università di Amman – Giordania)
  • Valder Arruda (The Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia)
  • Moe Win (Massachusetts Institute of Technology)
  • Pawan Kumar (University of Texas- Austin)

- Year 2010

  • Thomas Elsaesser (University of Amsterdam-department of Media and Culture), EGUS Area
  • Shi Jin (Department of Mathematics-University of Wisconsin), SCI-TEC Area
  • Richard James (Dep.of Aerospace Engineering and Mechanics -University of Minnesota), SCI-TEC Area
  • Prof. William Francis McDonough (University of Maryland), SCI-TEC Area
  • Roberta Rudnick (University of Maryland), SCI-TEC Area

- Year 2009

  • Luisa Ferretti Cuomo (Hebrew University di Gerusalemme), EGUS Area
  • Rodney Camire (The Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia-USA), MED-BIO Area
  • Shuan Nan Zhang (Tsinghua University – Pechino), SCI-TEC Area

- Year 2008

    • Mark Ellam, Scottish Universities Environmental Research Centre, SCI-TEC Area
    • Tunney Lee, MIT and Chinese University of Hong Kong, EGUS Area
    • Roger Fletcher, University of Dundee, SCI-TEC Area
    • Baruch Lev, Stern School University, EGUS Area
    • Dirk Pleiter, DESY-Hamburg, SCI-TEC Area
    • Gianluca Tosini, Morehouse School of Medicine,  MED-BIO Area

- Year 2007

    • Moritz Bassler, Università di Muenster, EGUS Area
    • Hartmuth Frank, Università di Bayreuth, SCI-TEC Area
    • Nino Panagia, Space Telescope Institute, Baltimora, SCI-TEC Area
    • Sergey Vasilyev, Istituto per la Storia della Cultura dei Materiali, San Pietroburgo, EGUS Area

- Year 2006

    • Cornelia Isler Kerény, Università di Zurigo, EGUS Area
    • John Vervaele, Università di Utrecht, EGUS Area
    • Michael Wesley Collins, Brunnel University, SCI-TEC Area.
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