UDS committees

Committee of honour


N. Bignami - President National Institute of Astrophysics (INAF)
R. Buonanno - President of the Italian Astronomical Society (SAIT)
A.M. Cherepashchuk - Director Sternberg Astronomical Institute Moskow
T. de Zeeuw - Director General European Southern Observatory (ESO)
M. della Valle - Director Astronomical Observatory of Capodimonte (INAF)
F. Ferroni - President National Institute of Nuclear Physics (INFN)
P. Frè - Scientific counsellor of the Italian Embassy in the Russian Federation
P. Maddalena - Director Department of Physics University Federico II in Napoli
G. Manfredi - Rector of the University Federico II in Napoli
G. Marotta - President of the Istituto Italiano per gli Studi Filosofici
A. Sadovnichy - Rector of the Lomonosov University in Moscow
M. Paolisso - Rector of the Second University of Naples (SUN)
F. Rossi - former Rector of the Second University of Naples (SUN)
F. Tessitore - President Accademia Pontaniana
G. Trombetti - President of the Società Nazionale Scienze Lettere ed Arti
A. Tommasetti - Rector of the University of Salerno

Scientific Organizing Committee


M. Arnaboldi - European Southern Observatory
F. Bertola - University of Padova (I)
S. Capozziello - University Federico II in Napoli (I)
M. Della Valle - INAF Astronomical Observatory of Capodimonte (I)
T. de Zeeuw - European Southern Observatory
S. G. Djorgovski - California Institute of Technology (USA)
M. Dopita - MSSSO, Australian National University (AU)
J. Emerson - Queen Mary University of London (UK)
E. Emsellem - European Southern Observatory
K. Freeman - RSAA, Australian National University (AU)
K. Kuijken - Leiden University (NL)
G. Longo - Università Federico II in Napoli (I, co-chair)
G. Marmo - Università Federico II in Napoli (I)
Y. Mellier - IAP Paris (F)
N. Napolitano - INAF-Astronomical Observatory of Capodimonte (I, co-chair)
G. Piotto - University of Padova (I)
P. Rafanelli - University of Padova (I)
R. Sancisi - Kapteyn Institute (NL)
M. Sazhin - Sternberg Observatory University of Moscow (RU)
T. Shanks - Durham University (UK)

Local Organizing Committee

Università Federico II di Napoli
Giovanni Covone, Maurizio Paolillo, Ester Piedipalumbo

Astronomical Observatory of Capodimonte - INAF
Rosario Aiello, Elvira Covino, Massimo Dall'Ora, Nella Ferrigno, Maria Teresa Fulco, Fedor Getman, Enrica Iodice, Marcella Marconi, Amata Mercurio, Paola Merluzzi