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Knighthood for Roberto Maiolino

last modified Oct 03, 2018 01:22 PM

The President of the Italian Republic has knighted
Professor Roberto Maiolino, Director of the Kavli Institute and
Professor of Experimental Astrophysics at the Cavendish
Laboratory, in the Order of the Star of Italy. 

The honour was given
in recognition of his achievements in multiple areas of
astrophysics, his contributions to major international
projects and for promoting collaborations, at the highest
levels, between Italian researchers and the British and international
scientific communities.

The knighthood was given by the Italian Ambassador,
on behalf of the Italian President, during a ceremony that
took place at the Embassy in London.