eTN Contributor Galileo Violini honored with the Joseph A Burton Forum Award
Professor Galileo Violini received the award for his accomplishments in enhancing physics education and research in Latin America and the Caribbean, bolstering regional scientific capabilities, fostering international scientific collaboration across continents and regions, and establishing the Centro Internacional de Física in Colombia.
Violini is the director emeritus of the Centro Internacional de Física in Colombia.
He graduated from the University of Rome (now La Sapienza University). He is the former professor of Mathematical Methods of Physics at the Universities of Rome and Calabria and at the University of Los Andes.
Professor Violini co-author with N. M. Queef the book “Dispersion Theory in High-Energy Physics”.
He co-founded the International Physics Center of Bogota.
He also received the John Wheatley Award from the American Physical Society, the Abdus Salam Spirit Award from the International Center for Theoretical Physics “Abdus Salam”.
He holds outstanding Salvadoran Recognition from the Government of El Salvador and is an honorary member of the Colombian Academy of Exact, Physical, and Natural Sciences.
He was the former Director of a European Union program for the Faculty of Sciences at the University of El Salvador.
Mr. Violini had represented the Islamic Republic of Iran for UNESCO and was the Director of the Tehran Office.
He holds a doctor Honoris Causa from Ricardo Palma University of Lima and was a consultant to the Governments of Guatemala and the Dominican Republic.
Galileo Violini has been a contributor to eTurboNews.