Giuseppe RUSSO

Professor of Experimental physics [FIS/01]
Office: DFA 356
Phone: 5416
Office Hours: Tuesday from 10:00 to 11:00 | Wednesday from 12:00 to 13:00 | Thursday from 11:00 to 12:00



Giuseppe Russo was born in Catania on 08 April 1950. He graduated in Physics, nuclear orientation in 1972 with 110/110 marks and honors from the University of Catania. After graduation he held a scholarship from the Sicilian Center for Nuclear Physics and the Structure of Matter from July 1973 to October 1974. He obtained the qualifications for teaching in upper secondary schools in the competition classes: Physics, Mathematics and Physics and Physics, Nuclear Plants and Related Technologies "with full marks. He was the winner of a Physics chair for secondary school. He was the holder of a scholarship from the Von Humboldt foundation at the Max-Plank Institut in Heidelberg, a four-year contract at the Faculty of Science of the University of Catania. He obtained, in July 1977, the diploma of the School of Specialization in Physics, Nuclear section, with a mark of 50/50 with honors. Professor appointed by the A.A. 1977/78 to 1981/82; Eligible for the National Competition for Associate Professor in Nuclear Physics (SSD FIS / 04); Associate Professor (SSD FIS / 01) by the A.Y. 1982/83 to the A.Y. 2002/2003: Eligible for the role of first level university professor, in 2002, for the scientific disciplinary sector FIS / 01 and Full Professor (SSD FIS / 01, competition sector 02 / A1 - Experimental physics of fundamental interactions) from the AA 2003 / 04 at the Physics and Astronomy Department of the University of Catania.


Institutional positions

Within the University of Catania he was: - Member of the Management Board of the Department of Physics and Astronomy (1995-98) - Member of the DFA space commission - Member of the staff commission - Member of the departmental joint committee - Member of the board of professors of the doctorate in physics - Member of the scientific commission 02 - Member of the college of discipline in the section of the Ordinary section - President of the degree course L-30 by the AA 2012/13 to date - Scientific manager of research projects MURST 60% - Coordinator of the Physical-Informatics- Mathematical Address of the Sicilian Interuniversity School of Specialization for Secondary Teaching (SISSIS), section of Catania from March 2001 until April 30 AA 2006/07 and from 01 November of the A.Y. 2006/07 until the end of SISSIS activities - TFA contact person for class A049- Mathematics and Physics - Representative of the Department of Physics and Astronomy at the Presidential Council of the Faculty of Science Mat., Fis. and of the University of Catania - Head of the Microtrone laboratory He was also: - Member of the Regional Nuclear Research and Matter Structure Committee (C.R.R.N.S.M.) for the three-year period 1986/89 - Representative of the researchers on the board of the Catania section of the INFN - Local and national scientific manager of experiments at the INFN section of Catania - Committee component in various competitions and comparative evaluations for scholarships and study grants, for roles of Researcher, Associate Professors and Ordinary as well as member of some Confirmation commissions of associate professors for the FIS / 01-Experimental Physics sector at Italian Universities - Coordinator of supplementary courses in high schools and artistic institutes 2003/04 to 2006/07 - Member of the Competition Commission for the recruitment of SISSIS Supervisors - President of the jury for admission to the Sicilian Interuniversity School of Specialization for Secondary Teaching (SISSIS), Catania section, Address 2 Physicist -Informatician- Mathematician in the AA 2001/02, 2002/03. 2003/04, 2004/05, 2005/06, 2006/07, 2007/08 - as delegate of the Rector of the University of Catania, member of the Interuniversity Commission for the changes to be made to the general regulation and to the articles of association of SISSIS - President of the Examination Commission for the final state exam of SISSIS, section of Catania, Physical Address 2 -Informatician- Mathematician in the AA 2000/01, 2001/02, 2002/03, 2003/04, 2004/05, 2005/06 (ordinary and extraordinary sessions), 2007/08 and 2008/09 (ordinary and extraordinary sessions). - Commission President for the selection of coordinating tutors for the T.F.A. class A049 - Mathematics and Physics

Teaching activity

He has covered numerous courses at the Faculty of Science, Engineering, Agriculture and Pharmacy of the University of Catania: - General Physics I - General Physics II - Experimental Physics II - Experimental Physics Exercises - Physics of Nuclear Reactors - Classical Electrodynamics - Fundamentals of Modern Physics - Relativistic Electrodynamics - Oscillations and Waves - Fundamentals of Physics II - Fundamentals of Physics III - Institutions of Mathematics, Statistics and Physics - Structure of Matter - Radioactivity - Mathematical Methods applied to physics - Physics Laboratory - Fundamentals of Experimental Physics II - Physics I, II and III - Fundamentals of Experimental Physics I - Physics (SSD FIS / 07) - Mathematics (SSD MAT / 06) - Themes of structure of matter - Didactic experiences of physics II - Foundations and applications to the physics of statistics mathematics He covered the teachings of Mathematics, Physics and Logic in the Orientation and preparation courses for the am exams mission to the limited number Degree Courses, editions from 2007 to 2020 He held, in the A.Y. 2015-16 and 2018-19, a module of the teaching of Classical Electrodynamics Complements at the University of Catania's High School. He has been a supervisor of dissertations and numerous degree thesis and doctoral thesis tutor. He was a member of the selection boards of the admission competition to the PhD in Physics X, XIV and X XVI cycle and of the jury for the evaluation of the final exam for the achievement of the title of PhD in Physics, XV cycle - Nuclear Physics Sector.

Academic Year  

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