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Gian Piero Siroli

Assistant professor

Department of Physics and Astronomy "Augusto Righi"

Academic discipline: FIS/01 Experimental Physics

Curriculum vitae

Gian Piero Siroli, physicist, working in the field of experimental Subnuclear Particle Physics, is researcher at the Physics Department, University of Bologna. He is author of many papers on this topic on many international journals.

GPS has teaching duties both at the Physics Dept. and at the Astronomy Dept. including an introductory course on “Computer and Network Security” and a course on basic electronics. From 2000 to 2008 he also taught a course on "Information Technologies and International Security" at the Computer Science Dept. University of Pisa; he wrote papers and gives periodic seminars on this topic, in addition to teaching activities at the “Master in International Relations” at University of Bologna. GPS is also active in science communications, on newspapers and TV related activities.

He has been "Faculty Research Assistant" at the Physics and Astronomy Dept. University of Maryland, College Park (USA), "Fellow" at National Research Council (CNR, Italy), "Scientific Associate" at CERN (European Organization for Nuclear Research), former member of INFN (Italian National Institute for Nuclear Physics) Computing Commission, represents INFN in international commissions and working groups coordinating High Energy Physics computing activities.

In 1999 and 2008 GPS participated at meetings on "Developments in the field of information and telecommunications in the context of international security", organized by United Nations in Geneva.

He has been member of the Italian working group on Critical Information Infrastructure Protection.

GPS is active within the "Pugwash Conferences on Science and World Affairs" (peace Nobel prize 1995) and participated at various Pugwash meetings on the topic of disarmament, contributing in particular in the domain of cyber-security. He is also member of USPID (Unione Scienziati per Il Disarmo) and of GIPRI Scientific Board (Geneva International Peace Research Institute).

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