Professor of Mathematical Methods of Physics at the Universities of Rome and Calabria, Italy
Galileo Violini is a theoretical physicist, graduated from University of Rome. He has been professor of Mathematical Methods of Physics at the Universities of Rome and Calabria, and as visitor in several Latin American Universities, Author with N. M. Queen (University of Birrmingham) of "Dispersion Theory in High-Energy Physics" (McMillan). Author of more than 200 papers on Theoretical Physics, Physics Education, Policy of Science and History of Science.
Founder and Director (currently Emeritus Director) of the International Center of Physics (Bogota, Colombia). Recipient of the American Physical Society's John Wheatley Award, of the "Spirit of Abdus Salam" Award of the Trieste's "Abdus Salam" International Center for Theoretical Physics, of the recognition as outstanding scientist from Salvadorean Government.
Former director of an European Union program for the Faculty of Sciences of University of El Salvador. Former director of UNESCO´s Tehran Office, and UNESCO representative to Islamic Republic of Iran and Economic Cooperation Organization, Doctor Honoris Causa of Lima´s Ricardo Palma University. Consultant to UNESCO, and other national and international organizations, and of the Governments of Guatemala and Dominican Republic.