Ruffini, Remo Print E-mail


Born: La Brigue, France, May 17, 1942.

Married: Anna Imponente, one son: Jacopo

Italian citizen, U.S. Permanent Resident

Academic Qualification: Professor, Chair of Theoretical Physics

Curriculum Vitae:


  • Doctorate in Physics, University of Rome, 1966.
  • Postdoctoral fellow Mainz Academy of Sciences. Hamburg, Fed. Republic, Germany, 1967.
  • Postdoctoral fellow Palmer Physics Lab. Princeton University, N.J., 1967-68.
  • Member Institute for Advanced Study, Princeton, N.J., 1968-70.
  • Instructor, Princeton Univ., 1970-71.
  • Assistant Professor, Princeton University, 1971-74.
  • Member Institute for Advanced Study, Princeton, N.J. 1974-76 .
  • Visiting professor Kyoto University (Japan), 1975.
  • Visiting professor University of Western Australia, Nedlands (Australia), 1975.
  • Professor University of Catania, Italy, 1976-78.
  • Professor, Chair of Theoretical Physics, University of Rome "la Sapienza", 1978-
  • Member Council of Center. International Physics, Bogotà, Colombia, 1984-
  • President International Center Relativistic Astrophysics (ICRA), 1985-
  • Director of  ICRANet 2005-
  • Member of Task Force Scientific Use of Space Station NASA, Washington, 1986-88.
  • Chairman International Organizing Committee of Marcel Grossmann Meetings, 1984-
  • Member International Forum on the Scientific Use of Space Station, Washington, 1986-90.
  • Member of Consiglio Ricerche Astronomiche, Rome, 1987-91.
  • Co-Chairman Italian-Korean Meetings on Relativistic Astrophysics, Rome and Seoul, 1987-
  • Chairman William Fairbanks Meetings, 1990-
  • President of the Scientific Committee of the Italian Space Agency, Rome, 1989-93.
  • Member of the Board of ENEA, 2004-
  • Co-Director Advanced Series in Astrophysics and Cosmology-World Scientific, Singapore, 1986-
  • Editor Internat. Jour. Modern Phys. D World Scientific Singapore, 1992-
  • Editor of the series "The Marcel Grossmann meetings on relativistic Field Theories", 1985-
  • Co-Editor of the Series" Italo-Korean meetings on Relativistic Astrophysics".
  • Member Sigma Xi.
  • Member Italian Physical Society.
  • Founding Member of European Physical Society.
  • Member of Euroscience
  • Fellow recipient:
    • Cressy Morrison award of the New York Academy of Sciences , 1972.
    • Fellow of the American Physical Society 1974-
    • Alfred P. Sloan Foundation fellow, 1974-76.
    • Space Scientist of the Year Award, 1992.
    • Honorary Professor of University of Kirghizia 1998-


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