Pranusanguni - San Basilio (Cagliari) Italy


Nichi D'Amico is the new President of INAF

Professor Nichi D'Amico will be the new President of the Italian Institute for Astrophysics (INAF). Nichi D'Amico is Full professor of Astrophysics at the Cagliari University, was for 8 years Director of the Cagliari Astronomical Observatory, was Director of the SRT project until last december, and has a remarkable scientific curriculum. He certainly has all the credentials to best lead the Institute.

Reached by phone, D'Amico expressed "strong excitement, appreciation and gratitude for the choice of the Minister, but also concerns about the difficult task".

Congratulations to the new President and good luck for the important job!