University "G. d’Annunzio" Chieti - Pescara

Professore, FIS/06

Curriculum Vitae
Curriculum Vitae (Short English Version)

Prof. Piero Di Carlo is  professor of atmospheric physics and climatology at the 'G. d'Annunzio 'of Chieti-Pescara, Department of Advanced Technologies in Medicine & Dentistry  since 2021. From 2016 to 2021 he was associate professor at the University of 'G. d'Annunzio'. From 2008 to 2016 he was a researcher at the University of L'Aquila. He is Rector's delegate for the Rankings since December 2019.

Graduated in physics with honors from the University of L'Aquila, he obtained a PhD in Atmospheric Physics at the same University carrying out most of his doctorate at Pennsylvania State University carrying out research in the Michigan forest (USA) and in the urban area of Houston (Texas).

He is responsible for the laboratory of physics-chemistry of the atmosphere and climatology of the 'G. d'Annunzio 'and is coordinator of the doctorate, also from the same University, in Science and Technology for Sustainable Development. Delegate of the Rector for the University Ranking and head of the University Climate WG for the RUS. He has developed a system for measuring ozone precursor compounds unique in Europe and installed on board the British instrumented aircraft BAE-146 with which he participated in various measurement campaigns: Borneo forest, England, Canada, Scotland, Cape Verde.

The research fields concern the study of the Earth's atmosphere, in particular the variations in the composition of trace gases and the effects on climate and human health, both from an experimental and modeling point of view. He was director of 2 Summer Schools organized with training on board research instrumented aircraft. He has been visiting professor in several foreign universities: Harvard University (USA) (2016), York University (England) (2014), Tokyo University (Japan) (2010), University of Chicago (USA) (2006), Pennsylvania State University (USA) (2000-2001, 2003) and Finnish Meteorological Institute (1998).

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