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Paolo Galluzzi biography

Born in Florence in 1942, Paolo Galluzzi is an Italian historian of science, director of the Galileo Museum, Institute of the History of Science in Florence.

Author of "Ingegneri del Rinascimento. Da Brunelleschi a Leonardo da Vinci". Since 1994 he teaches History of Science at the University of Florence. From 1995 he has been Chairman of the Science and Technology Foundation. In 2000 he was selected by the Dibner Institute (Cambridge, MA) for the first scholarship "V. Volterra". He has been a member of the National Council of Cultural and Environmental Heritage and of the Scientific Council of the Institute of the Italian and in the magazines and other prestigious Italian and foreign cultural institutions.

He is a member of the Royal Academy of Sciences of Sweden and chairman of the International Scientific Committee, established by the Nobel Foundation in Stockholm responsible for implementing the Nobel Museum.

He is Chairman of the Advisory Board of the Max-Planck Institut für Wissenschaftsgeschichte of Berlin and member of the Scientific Council of the Deutsches Museum in Monaco of Bavaria. He is a member of the Accademia Nazionale dei Lincei and a member of the American Philosophical Society in Philadelphia. It is Corresponding Member of the class of physical, mathematical and natural at Veneto Institute of Sciences, Letters and Arts.

He is Chairman of the Commission for the National Edition of the manuscripts and drawings by Leonardo da Vinci.

He is President of the Fondazione Antonio Ruberti and Digital Renaissance Foundation.

In 2003 he has been awarded by the President of the Italian Republic with the Gold Medal and Diploma of Merit for The Class of Culture and in 2005 he was awarded the honor of Grand Officer of the Order of Merit of the Italian Republic.

He has made numerous research projects and outreach using new information and communication technologies such as the two CD- ROM (in Italian and English) that contain the virtual presentation of the exhibits "Renaissance Engineers" ("Gli ingegneri del Rinascimento", 1996-2001) and "Homo Faber" (1999-2001), as well as the design and conception of the Information System and the web site of the Institute and Museum of the History of Science, awarded with the Denis Diderot of the Conseil International du Cinema et de la Television de la Communication Audiovisuelle as best website 1999.

He conceives and directs Galileothek@, a gigantic project of integrated digital archive of all the documentary resources relating to Galileo

Paolo Galluzzi - biography
The Neorealism: we were not just bicycle thieves
Triworld Cinema