Established in 2018
The Italy Hub was established in October 2018 to promote planetary science and related fields for the benefit of the Italian and European community, within the new Europlanet Society.
Italy is partner of the Europlanet Society collaborating with many different activities and also hosting the Italian Regional Hub of Europlanet.
Italy participates as a beneficiary of the Europlanet 2024 Research Infrastructure (RI) project with different institutions:
INAF (Istituto Nazionale di Astrofisica)
Universita Degli Studi Gabriele D’annunzio di Chieti-Pescara
Università di Bologna
University of Padova
Members of the Committee of the Italy Hub:
- Chair: Maria Cristina De Sanctis (INAF)
- Vice Chair: Stavro Ivanovski (INAF)
- Advisor: Maria Teresa Capria (INAF)
- Industry Officer: Laura Gatti (ALTEC / Thales Alenia Space Italia)
- Outreach Officers: Livia Giacomini (INAF) and Federica Duras (INAF)
- Diversity Officer: Valentina Galluzzi (INAF)
- Early Career Officer: Alice Lucchetti (INAF)