Giuseppe POLITI

Associate Professor of Experimental physics [FIS/01]
Office: DFA 359
Email: giuseppe.politi@ct.infn.it
Phone: 5398
Office Hours: Wednesday from 09:00 to 11:00 contact anyway the teacher in advance to confirm


  • Associate Professor of Experimental Physics at Department of Physics and Astronomy - Catania University
  • Coordinator of User Committee of INFN - Laboratori Nazionali del Sud - Catania 
  • Local Coordinator of INFN experiment NEWCHIM
  • Deputy Director of Scuola di Specializzazione in Fisica Sanitaria dell’Università di Catania

Research Activity

  • Experimental study of nuclear reactions at lower and intermediate energies
  • Complete and incomplete fusion phenomenology
  • Reaction mechanisms in Fermi energy region – Multifragmentation
  • Equation of state of symmetric and asymmetric nuclear matter
  • Isospin effects on reaction mechanisms
  • Dynamical fission
  • Applications to the field of Cultural Heritage of Ion Beams Analysis, Xray and colorimetry

 

 

Present Position: Associate Professor at Department of Physics and Astronomy, Catania University

Scientific field: Fis01 – Experimental Physics

Educational History and Employment

  • 01/11-present       Associate Professor at Department of Physics and Astronomy, Catania University
  • 04/00-12/10         Researcher at the Department of Physics and Astronomy,Catania University
  • 05/99-03/00         Research Grant at Department of Physics and Astronomy, Catania University
  • 05/97-04/99         Post-Doc Grant on Nuclear Physics at INFN Section in Catania
  • 03/96-04/97         Post-Doc Position at GANIL laboratory, Caen, France
  • 1992-1995           Doctor of Philosophy, PhD in Physics - Catania University
  • 1987-1992           Laurea cum laude - Catania University

Selected Educational Academic - Related Public Service Positions

  • Deputy Director of Scuola di Specializzazione in Fisica Sanitaria dell’Università di Catania, 06/2016 - present
  • Coordinator of User Committee of INFN - Laboratori Nazionali del Sud - Catania  02/2017 - present
  • Local Coordinator of INFN experiment NEWCHIM 06/2018 - present
  • Member of the Director Executive Board of Dipartimento di Fisica ed Atronomia di Catania, 2004 -2010

Teaching Activities

  • 1999-2001      General Physics (Excersise - 24h)
  • 2001-2004      General Physics (48h)
  • 2004-2009      General Physics (48h) - Nuclear Physcis and Application to Cultural Heritage (32h)
  • 2009-2010      General Physics (48h)
  • 2010-2011      General Physics (48h) - Introduction to Quantum Physics (24h)
  • 2011-2015      General Physics (48h) - Nuclear and Particle Physics Laboratory (60 h) - Radionuclide Production for medical application (16h)  
  • 2016-present  General Physics (60h) - Nuclear and Particle Physcics Laboratory (60 h) - Radionuclide Production for medical application (16h) - Safety for ionizing and non ionizing radiation (7h)   

Grant Income

  • 2011-2013  PRIN MIUR 2009  Team Leader - 268 k€
  • 2002-2004  PRIN MIUR 2002  Participant  

Professor G. Politi is co-author of more then 200 scientific publication.

Complete list can be found in "Catalogo IRIS-UniCT: Giuseppe POLITI"

Academic Year  


Insegnamenti tenuti presso altri dipartimenti nell'anno accademico 2019/2020

  • DIPARTIMENTO DI SCIENZE BIOMEDICHE E BIOTECNOLOGICHE
    Corso di laurea in Physiotherapy - 1 Year
    BASI BIO FISICHE E MOLECOLARI

  • DIPARTIMENTO DI SCIENZE CHIMICHE
    Corso di laurea in Industrial Chemistry - 1 Year
    FISICA I
  • Experimental study of nuclear reactions at lower and intermediate energies.
  • Complete and incomplete fusion phenomenology.
  • Reaction mechanisms in Fermi energy region – Multifragmentation.
  • Equation of state of symmetric and asymmetric nuclear matter.
  • Isospin effects on reaction mechanisms.
  • Dynamical fission.
  • Applications to the field of Cultural Heritage of ion beams analysis, Xray and colorimetry.

 

Coordinator of User Committee of INFN - Laboratori Nazionali del Sud - Catania 

Local Coordinator of INFN experiment NEWCHIM 06/2018

Deputy Director of Scuola di Specializzazione in Fisica Sanitaria dell’Università di Catania