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Alberto Buzzoni

Adjunct Professor

Presidenza della Scuola di Scienze

Department of Physics and Astronomy

Short Bio

Currently Senior Associate Astronomer of the National Institute for Astrophysics (INAF), Italy. Studied astronomy at the Bologna University and worked longtime in Milan (Brera Astronomical Obs.), Mexico (INAOE, National Institute for Astrophysics, Optics and Electronics, Puebla), and Spain (Roque de los Muchachos Intl. Obs., La Palma). Now at the Bologna Astronomical Observatory. Since 2006, Professor in charge of "Spectral evolution of Galaxies" for the MSc career in Astrophysics & Cosmology at the Bologna University. Supervisor of +30 MSc and PhD thesis in Physics, Astrophysics and Philosophy of Science in Milan, Bologna, Naples, Mexico.
I have two main fields of expertise dealing with galaxy and globular cluster evolution, and with the physical characterization of space debris, artificial satellites and deep-space man-made probes. Both these studies rely on numerical models and observing programs at the major telescopes, from ground and space. My papers collected over 2800 citations (as from the NASA ADS quotation index), with a total Hirtsch Index of 27.

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Presidenza della Scuola di Scienze
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Dipartimento di Fisica e Astronomia
Viale Berti Pichat 6/2, Bologna - Go to map

Office hours

Tutti i giorni (Lun-Ven) dalle 14:00 alle 18:00, previo appuntamento. Se possibile, contattare il docente via e-mail all'indirizzo pubblicato nella Pagina Docente.