Dr. VINCENZO LEVIZZANI
CNR-Institute of Atmospheric Sciences and Climate, via Gobetti
101, I-40129 Bologna, Italy
Tel: +39-051-639-8015 Fax: +39-051-639-8132
Director of Research at ISAC-CNR and Scientific Coordinator of
the Satellite Meteorology Group in Bologna. Scientific
Coordinator of the Group on "Physics of Clouds and
Visiting Scientist at the European Organization for the
Exploitation of Meteorological Satellites (EUMETSAT)
Member of the Working Group on Data Management and Analysis
(WGDMA) of the Global Energy and Water Cycle Experiment (GEWEX) of
the World Climate Research Programme (WCRP), a program of the World
Meteorological Organization (WMO) (2000-2004).
Chairman of the Applications Expert Group (AEG) on Nowcasting
and Very Short Range Forecasting for the program on next generation
geostationary satellites of EUMETSAT (2001-2002).
Chairman of the International Precipitation Working Group (IPWG)
of the Coordination Group for Meteorological Satellites (CGMS),
sponsored by WMO (2001-2004).
Member of the European Commission-NASA Earth Science Working
Member of the Core Group of the European Severe Storms
Laboratory (ESSL) (2002-2016).
Member of the Working Group on Satellite Matters of WMO-WCRP
Member of the International Commission on Clouds and
Precipitation (ICCP) of the International Association of
Meteorology and Atmospheric Sciences (IAMAS) (2004-2012).
Chairman of the Working Group on Precipitation Radar Networks
(WGPRN) of the WCRP-GEWEX, a program of WMO (2006-2012).
Chairman of the Scientific Application Group of the MetImage
sensor of EUMETSAT PostEPS platform (2009-present) .
Member of the GEWEX Hydroclimatology Panel (2011-2013).
Member of the Commission on Atmospheric Sciences of WMO
Member of the Mission Advisory Group of the Geosounder mission of the European Space Agency (ESA, 2013-2017).
Member of the American Meteorological Society Hydrologic Research Awards Committee (2015-2018).
Memberships of scholarly societies
Member of American Meteorological Society (AMS), American
Geophysical Union (AGU), European Geosciences Union (EGU).
Fellow of Royal Meteorological Society (RMS).
Advances in Geosciences, Advances in Water Resources,
Aerobiologia, Annales Geophysicae, Atmospheric Environment,
Atmospheric Research, Geophysical Research Letters, IEEE
Transactions on Geoscience and Remote Sensing, International
Journal of Environment and Pollution, J. Atmospheric and Oceanic
Technology, J. Applied Meteorology, J. Geophysical Research,
Meteorology and Atmospheric Physics, Monthly Weather Review, Remote
Sensing of Environment, Tellus. Associate Editor Atmospheric Research. Editor in Chief for Water Cycle of Remote Sensing.
Reviewer of research projects for EUMETSAT, Italian Space Agency
(ASI), European Space Agency (ESA), South African National Research
Foundation, Space Research Organization Netherlands (SRON), UK
Natural Environment Research Council (NERC), NASA.
Member of review boards for NOAA-National Severe Storms
Laboratory (USA), Univ. of Texas Austin (USA), Univ. of Birmingham
(UK), Univ. of Sussex (UK), Univ. of Otago (NZ), Bar-Ilan
National and international projects
Italian coordinator of the field activities within the Mesoscala
Alpine Programme (MAP) and member of the MAP-Coordination and
Coordinator of CNR bilateral projects with CONICET (Argentina),
KOSEF (Korea) and MOS (Israel).
Coordinator of projects for ASI, National Group for the
Prevention of Hydrogeological Disasters (GNDCI), ESA, EUMETSAT.
Coordinator of the EURAINSAT project and partner of the projects
MUSIC, CARPE DIEM, RISKAWARE, RISKMED, ANTISTORM, GLOWASIS and
eartH2Observe of the 5th, 6th and 7th Framework Programmes of the
Visiting Professor at the Universidad Nacional de Cordoba
(Argentina), Univ. of Urbino, ARPA Emilia-Romagna, Univ. of
Firenze, Univ. of L'Aquila.
Professor of Satellite Meteorology, Master in Applied
Meteorology, Univ. of Bologna.
Professor of Cloud Physics and Member of the Board of the
curricula "Atmospheric Physics and Meteorology" and "Physics
of the Earth System", Dept. of Physics, Univ. of Bologna
Tutor of 29 degree theses in Atmospheric Physics and Meteorology
(Univ. of Bologna), 4 PhD theses (Univ. of Bologna and Evora).