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Smart Beach - THE FIRST AUTOMATED BEACH

  Daniele Ascani, giovane ingegnere marchigiano che sta completando il suo PhD a Londra, dopo un’esperienza di successo in Silicon Valley grazie ad una borsa di studio di Fondazione Marche in  [ ... ]


Applications are now being accepted for the 2015/16 PhD program at the IMT Institute for Advanced Studies in Lucca

Highly motivated candidates are invited to apply for one of the 35 fully-funded scholarships within a doctoral program that integrates scientific competences of economics, engineering, computer scienc [ ... ]


The IIC of Los Angeles in cooperation with ISSNAF presented ANOREXIA. THE REAL CAUSES: BLOOD TYPES AND TRAUMA

A conversation with author Lorenzo Bracco, MD and journalist Dario Voltolini, moderated by Bruno Conti, Professor of Chemical Physiology at The Scripps Research Institute and ISSNAF’s affiliate [ ... ]


Le previsioni meteo che fanno risparmiare energia

È dal 1654, quando Ferdinando II de' Medici inaugurò il primo servizio meteorologico del mondo, che continuiamo a raccogliere dati su velocità del vento, pressione atmosferica o caratteristiche del [ ... ]


A special series of events to highlight the importance of healthy and quality food based on eco-sustainable production methods and distribution systems

ISSNAF will participate in a special series of events to highlight the importance of healthy and quality food based on eco-sustainable production methods and distribution systems, the theme of  E [ ... ]


SERIES OF LECTURES AT Columbia University’s Italian Academy

Columbia University’s Italian Academy devotes serious resources to the sciences, sponsoring multiple Fellowships for Italian researchers in the labs and departments of the University. In April, the  [ ... ]


Apply to the ARMENISE-HARVARD CAREER DEVELOPMENT AWARD 2015 (CDA)

The Giovanni Armenise – Harvard Foundation is pleased to announce it will be offering a CDA to a promising young scientist, currently not in Italy, to contribute to the creation of new areas of rese [ ... ]


Fermi National Accelerator Laboratory Summer Student Program 2015 (July 27th - September 25th, 2015)

The Summer Student program at Fermi National Accelerator Laboratory (Fermilab), started in 1983, has become part of the extensive Fermilab educational effort. It is run by the Cultural Association of [ ... ]


Dr. Silvia C. Formenti Appointed Chair of Radiation Oncology at Weill Cornell Medical College and Radiation Oncologist-in-Chief at NewYork-Presbyterian/Weill Cornell Medical Center

  NEW YORK (March 4, 2015) -- Dr. Silvia C. Formenti, an international expert in the use of radiation therapy for the treatment of cancer, has been appointed chair of the newly established Depar [ ... ]


Bando per Visiting Professor o Visiting Researcher presso l’Università di Perugia.

  Chi fosse interessato ad essere invitato per favore contattare veronesi@issnaf.org o simonetti@issnaf.org. Scadenza Bando 30 giugno 2015 Clicca qui per leggere il comunicato ufficiale


Italians

An Interview by Alberto Di Mauro

Andrew J. ViterbiAndrew J. Viterbi

Andrew Viterbi was one of the first communication engineers to recognize the potential of digital transmission techniques for space and satellite telecommunication systems. Today the Viterbi algorithm is "the key building element in modern wireless and digital communications systems".

In recognition of Viterbi’s revolutionary and creative contribution to scientific development in the field of Information Technology ISSNAF Board of Trustees bestowed on him the newly instituted 2014 ISSNAF Lifetime Achievement Award during the 2014 ISSNAF Annual Event in Washington DC on November 12. On this occasion he has given us an exclusive interview

Read Andrew J. Viterbi's interview

 

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FOOD & HEALTH Panel - IIC for Expo Milano 2015 May 28 @ 6:30 PM

foodyOn the occasion of

EXPO Milano 2015 Feeding the Planet Energy for Life

The Italian Cultural Institute in collaboration with the Italy-America Chamber of Commerce West and ISSNAF presents FOOD & HEALTH A round table discussion

THURSDAY, MAY 28, 2015
6:30 PM
ISTITUTO ITALIANO DI CULTURA
1023 Hilgard Avenue Los Angeles CA 90024

Click here to read the full program and rsvp

ISSNAF Medical Imaging Science Chapter Symposium – Toronto (Canada), June 3rd 2015

ISSNAFDuring the (ISMRM) International Society for Magnetic Resonance in Medicine Annual Meeting ISSNAF’s Medical Imaging Science Chapter organizes a Symposium on “Breast MRI: Advanced Techniques and Clinical Applications”.

The panel discussion will include: Eric Sigmund, PhD; Elizabeth J. Sutton, M.D.; Luca A. Carbonare, M.D.; Haydee Ojeda-Fournier, M.D.

The event is free and open to ISMRM attendees. A reception will follow.

For more information: mannellilorenzo@yahoo.it

Download the flyer of the event

ISSNAF-ASI: BORSE DI APPRENDISTATO SCIENTIFICO IN USA PER STUDENTI DI FISICA, ASTROFISICA E INGEGNERIA - ESTATE 2015

asi f2Si avvisano gli studenti iscritti ai Corsi di Laurea Magistrale in Fisica, Astrofisica o Ingegneria presso un’Università italiana, che la Fondazione ISSNAF - Italian Scientists and Scholars of North America Foundation, e la CAIFCultural Association of Italiana at Fermilab, hanno istituito, grazie alla sponsorizzazione dell’Agenzia Spaziale Italiana (ASI), tre (3) borse estive di apprendistato della durata di circa nove settimane negli Stati Uniti, nell’ambito delle scienze e delle tecnologie aerospaziali. 

Leggi il testo completo del bando.
I formulari per presentare la domanda di partecipazione sono scaricabili cliccando qui

Le domande di partecipazione e le lettere di referenza vanno inviate entro e non oltre il 30 Aprile 2015 a: BorseASI@issnaf.org

ISSNAF Annual Event
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Prof. Andrew Viterbi was awarded the Lifetime Achievement Award at the ISSNAF 2014 Annual Event in Washington DC (12-13 NOV 2014)
Professor Andrew Viterbi was honored with the ISSNAF Lifetime Achievement Award in acknowledgment of his revolutionary and creative contribution to scientific development in the field of Information Technology - a pioneering work that helped bring about the digital age and brought great prestige to Italy. The Award was presented to him by H.E. Ambassador of Italy to the U.S. Claudio Bisogniero. The 2014 ISSNAF Annual Event focused on the topical debate “Cybersciences and Research: Promoting a Perfect Match, Avoiding a Perfect Storm” with the participation of prominent Italian scientists from different disciplines.

Young ISSNAF

Young ISSNAFYoung ISSNAF is the “network-inside-the-network” of under-40 ISSNAF affiliates, Italian investigators and scholars of all areas of scientific and academic research.

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Success Stories

Young ISSNAFOur pride is to be able to help young Italian talents follow their dreams and have opportunities.

Here is where they share them.

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ISSNAF Medical Imaging Science Chapter 2015 Meeting ISSNAF Medical Imaging Science Chapter 2015 Meeting

Saturday, March 7th, 2015 from 12:00 to 14:00pm Meeting Room: 2.95 The meeting, held in English, is open to Italians, Italian-Americans, and Italian sympathizers For more information email imaging@issnaf.org or call Lorenzo Mannelli at +1 (646) 226 5924

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ISSNAF-Seattle Chapter Winter 2015 Meeting ISSNAF-Seattle Chapter Winter 2015 Meeting

Thursday , January 29th, 2015 early afternoonat the laboratories of Global Good-Intellectual Ventures the ISSNAF-Seattle Chapter Winter 2015 Meeting will take place. The meeting, held in English, is open to Italians, Italian-Americans, and Italian sympathizers For more information email seattle@iss...

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ISSNAF Medical Imaging Science Chapter Meeting ISSNAF Medical Imaging Science Chapter Meeting

Sunday, November 30th, 2014 from 12pm to 1:30pm Meeting Room: E271B The meeting, held in English, is open to Italians, Italian-Americans, and Italian sympathizers For more information email imaging@issnaf.org or call Lorenzo Mannelli at +1 (646) 226 5924

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ISSNAF - Fondazione Marche Internships 2014 ISSNAF - Fondazione Marche Internships 2014

 ISSNAF and Fondazione Marche are honored to announce the winners of the ECapital contest. The competition, aimed to encourage the creation of innovative business ideas, is a unique opportunity to transform creativity into business and is giving away for the winners 5 internship at "Mind the B...

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Meeting with Italy's Minister of Health, Beatrice Lorenzin Meeting with Italy's Minister of Health, Beatrice Lorenzin

  On Saturday, May 31th, 2014, a delegation of Italian researchers participated in a meeting with Italy's Minister of Health, Beatrice Lorenzin, and Sergio Pecorelli, Chancellor at the University of Brescia and President of the Italian Medicines Agency.

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Medical Imaging Science Chapter @ SIRM 2014 Medical Imaging Science Chapter @ SIRM 2014

On Saturday May the 25th, during the biannual meeting of the Societa' Italiana di Radiologia Medica (SIRM), the Medical Imaging Science Chapter of ISSNAF organized a round table to discuss the experiences of Italian radiologists abroad.

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Los Angeles Mayor Garcetti meets ISSNAF Los Angeles Mayor Garcetti meets ISSNAF

  Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti met with ISSNAF President Vito Campese during a meeting with the Italian community hosted by Consul General Giuseppe Perrone on May 20, 2014. Mayor Garcetti was very supportive and showed interested in ISSNAF activities. 

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ITALIAN BEAUTIFUL MINDS an Italian contribution ITALIAN BEAUTIFUL MINDS an Italian contribution

Meeting organized by the Consulate General of Italy, the Italian Cultural Institute, and ISSNAF on Wednesday, June 4, 2014 6:30pm at the IIC, 1023 Hilgard Avenue, Los Angeles CA 90024. RSVP to rsvp.iicla@esteri.it  

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Medical Imaging Science Chapter @ SIRM Medical Imaging Science Chapter @ SIRM

  The ISSNAF Medical Imaging Science Chapter will hold a roundtable during the 2014 Meeting of the Societa’ Italiana di Radiologia Medica (SIRM). The discussion will highlight different research experiences of Italian scientists in North America and promote future collaborations between medic...

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ISSNAF Seattle Chapter Summer Meeting ISSNAF Seattle Chapter Summer Meeting

The 2014 ISSNAF-Seattle Chapter (near) Summer meeting will take place on Wednesday, June 4th in the Bellevue Arts Museum (BAM, 510 Bellevue Way NE, Bellevue, WA 98004) from 5.30pm to 8.00 pm. Guest speakers: Mark Nassutti, novelist, will talk about how his Italian roots made possible to write a no...

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2014 ISSNAF Awards for the Humanities 2014 ISSNAF Awards for the Humanities

ISSNAF and LaFondazioneNY encourage all Italian researchers born after March 30, 1974 and currently primarily working in the United States or Canada to submit their full applications.

DEADLINE EXTENDED APRIL 25, 2014.

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Internship Program ISSNAF-ASI 2014 Internship Program ISSNAF-ASI 2014

Thanks to the generous support of Agenzia Spaziale Italiana (ASI) ISSNAF is offering two summer internships in primary North American research facilities.

DEADLINE EXTENDED APRIL 10, 2014.


Read the call - Get Application form - Learn more about ASI.

ISSNAF Seminar @ NY Chapter ISSNAF Seminar @ NY Chapter

The first ISSNAF Seminar of 2014, "Italy 2020: Challenges and Opportunities of Growth", was organized by the New York Chapter on February 28th at the Italian Cultural Institute in New York. Approximately 130 people gathered to listen to our amazing speakers and the event was truly a success.

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ISSNAF Seattle Chapter Spring Meeting ISSNAF Seattle Chapter Spring Meeting

The 2014 Spring meeting will take place on Thursday, April 10th in the Auditorium of the Research and Training Building (300 9th Ave, 98104, Seattle) at Harborview Medical Center. We are pleased to host four outstanding speakers: Erica Tartaglione, Research Specialist at the VA Puget Sound Hospit...

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ISSNAF Seminars at NY Chapter ISSNAF Seminars at NY Chapter

The Italian Scientists and Scholars in North America Foundation cordially invites you toItaly 2020: Challenges and Opportunities of Growth Friday, 28th February 2014 at 6:00 p.m.Italian Cultural Institute in New York, 686 Park Avenue, NY 10065

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Invitation to UNESCO Chair Inauguration Invitation to UNESCO Chair Inauguration

Dr. Federico Rosei invites ISSNAF members to the official inauguration of the UNESCO Chair “Materials and Technologies for Energy Conversion, Saving and Storage” (MATECSS), which will take place at the Queen Elizabeth Hotel in Montreal on April 10th 2014 starting at 09:00 am.

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ISSA WIKIItalian Scientists & Scholars in America Online Encyclopedia.
 

A comprehensive overview on Italian intellectual migration, from its origins in the 16th century until this day.
 

An encyclopedia studying the influence and contribution of Italians on cultural life in the United States and Canada.

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