University of Padova: Consortium #9, Expert in WP8

Giulio Peruzzi is Associate Professor of History of Physics and History of Science and Technology at the University of Padova. His research focuses on the History of Physics from the Sixteenth to the Twentieth Century, Foundations of Quantum Mechanics, and Philosophy of Physics. He is Director of the Master of Communication of Sciences at the University of Padova. From 2001 to 2002, he was delegated by the Rector to direct the Centro di Ateneo per i Musei (CAM) of the University of Padova. In 2007 he was designated by the Italian Minister of University and Research as one of the members of the Committee for evaluating and financing Special Scientific Institutions (such as, for instance, Italian cultural academies).

From October 2009 to September 2015 he was delegated by the Rector as responsible for Padova University’s Scientific Communication, and from October 2012 to September 2015 he was also delegated by the Rector for the University Museums System. From 2005 to 2007 he was National Scientific Manager of the Project for 2005 PRIN (National Research Projects) dedicated to “Nuclear and subnuclear physics in Italy from the 1930s to the 1970s, through cosmic rays up to accelerators”. From 2010 to 2012 he was Principal Investigator of the Research Project of the University dedicated to “Celestial mechanics, geophysics, astrophysics, and cosmology in Nineteenth and Twentieth Century: an example of cross-fertilization of sciences”.

From 2013 to 2015 he was Scientific Manager of the Program Agreement (“accordo di programma”) set up between the MIUR (Italian Education, University and Research Ministry) and the University of Padova (financed through the 6/2000 Law for the diffusion of Scientific Culture) concerning “Art, Science and Technology, Dissemination of technical and scientific culture through the preservation and accessibility of the heritage of the University of Padova in the context of Padova and Veneto”.