Adolfo Bartoli Adolfo Bartoli (March 19, 1851 – July 18, 1896) was an Italian physicist, who is best known for introducing the concept of radiation pressure from thermodynamical considerations.
Alberto Carpinteri Alberto Carpinteri (born 23 December 1952) is an Italian professor and engineer.
Aldo Pontremoli Aldo Pontremoli was an Italian physicist who held a chair of theoretical physics at the University of Milan from 1926 and who founded and directed the Institute of Advanced Physics at the Univer...
Alessandro Vespignani Alessandro Vespignani is an Italian physicist and Sternberg Distinguished Professor of Physics, Computer Science and Health Sciences at Northeastern University.
Alessandro Volta Alessandro Giuseppe Antonio Anastasio Volta (18 February 1745 – 5 March 1827) was an Italian physicist known for the invention of the battery in the 1800s.
Alessio Guarino Alessio Guarino is an Italian physicist, born in Florence, Italy in 1970.
Andrea Naccari Andrea Naccari (1841 – 1919) is notable for his study of the thermoelectric properties of metals, the photoelectric effect of metals immersed in liquids, and the electrical conductivity o...
Angelo Battelli Angelo Battelli (28 March 1862 — 11 December 1916) was an Italian scientist, notable for having measured temperatures and heats of fusion of non-metallic substances, metallic conductivities and ...
Angioletta Coradini Dr. Angioletta Coradini was an Italian astrophysicist, planetary scientist and one of the most important figures in the space sciences in Italy.
Anna Maria Nobili Anna Maria Nobili is an Italian physicist active in the field of gravitational physics.
Antonino Lo Surdo Antonino Lo Surdo (4 February 1880 in Syracuse - 7 June 1949 in Rome) was an Italian physicist.
Antonino Zichichi Antonino Zichichi (born October 15, 1929 in Trapani, Sicily) is an Italian physicist who has worked in the field of nuclear physics.
Antonio De Martino Antonio De Martino (25 February 1815 - 29 February 1904) was an Italian physician, researcher and politician.
Antonio Pacinotti Antonio Pacinotti was an Italian physicist, who was Professor of Physics at the University of Pisa.
Antonio Rostagni Antonio Rostagni (14 July 1903 – 5 December 1988) was an Italian physicist and academician.
Antonio Schinella Conti Antonio Schinella Conti (1677 – 1749) was an Italian historian, mathematician, philosopher and physicist.
Antonio Signorini Antonio Signorini (2 April 1888 – 23 February 1963) was an influential Italian mathematical physicist and civil engineer of the 20th century.
Augusto Righi Augusto Righi (27 August 1850 – 8 June 1920) was an Italian physicist and a pioneer in the study of electromagnetism.
Bernard H Lavenda Bernard H Lavenda is a professor of chemical physics at the University of Camerino.
Bernard H. Lavenda Bernard Howard Lavenda (born September 18, 1945 in New York City) is a professor of chemical physics at the University of Camerino.
Bruno Bertotti Bruno Bertotti (born 1930) is an Italian physicist, emeritus professor at the University of Pavia.
Bruno Coppi Bruno Coppi is an Italian-American physicist specializing in plasma physics.
Bruno Pontecorvo Bruno Pontecorvo (Бру́но Макси́мович Понтеко́рво, Bruno Maksimovich Pontekorvo; August 22, 1913 – September 24, 1993) was an Italian nuclear physicist, an early assistant of Enrico Fermi and...
Bruno Rossi Bruno Benedetto Rossi (13 April 1905 – 21 November 1993) was an experimental physicist.
Bruno Zumino Bruno Zumino (April 28, 1923) is an Italian theoretical physicist and emeritus faculty at the University of California, Berkeley.
Carlo Alberto Castigliano Carlo Alberto Castigliano (9 November 1847, Asti – 25 October 1884, Milan) was an Italian mathematician and physicist known for Castigliano's method for determining displacements in a linear-ela...
Carlo Becchi Carlo Maria Becchi (born 20 October 1939 in Turin) is an Italian theoretical physicist.
Carlo Matteucci Carlo Matteucci (June 21, 1811 - June 25, 1868) was an Italian physicist and neurophysiologist who was a pioneer in the study of bioelectricity.
Carlo Rovelli Carlo Rovelli (born 3 May 1956) is an Italian theoretical physicist and writer who has worked in Italy and the USA, and currently works in France.
Carlo Rubbia Carlo Rubbia OMRI (born on 31 March 1934) is an Italian particle physicist and inventor who shared the Nobel Prize in Physics in 1984 with Simon van der Meer for work leading to the discovery of...
Emilio G. Segrè Emilio Gino Segrè (30 January 1905 – 22 April 1989) was an Italian physicist and Nobel laureate who discovered the elements technetium and astatine, and the antiproton, a sub-atomic antiparticl...
Enrico Fermi Enrico Fermi (29 September 1901 – 28 November 1954) was an Italian physicist, best known for his work on Chicago Pile-1 (the first nuclear reactor), and for his contributions to the develop...
Enrico Persico Enrico Persico (August 9, 1900 – June 17, 1969) was an Italian physicist notable for propagating the field of quantum mechanics in Italy.
Ettore Majorana Ettore Majorana (born 1906; missing, presumed dead on 27 March 1938) was an Italian theoretical physicist who worked on neutrino masses.
Evangelista Torricelli Evangelista Torricelli (1608–1647) was an Italian physicist and mathematician, best known for his invention of the barometer.
Fabiola Gianotti Fabiola Gianotti (born 1962) is an Italian particle physicist, a former spokesperson of the ATLAS experiment at the Large Hadron Collider (LHC) at CERN in Switzerland, considered one of the worl...
Faustina Pignatelli Faustina Pignatelli Carafa, princess di Colubrano (died in Naples 1785), was an Italian scientist.
Felice Fontana Felice Fontana (15 April 1730 – 10 March 1805) was an Italian physicist who discovered the water gas shift reaction in 1780.
Ferdinando Gliozzi Ferdinando Gliozzi is a string theorist at the Istituto Nazionale di Fisica Nucleare.
Filippo Giorgi Filippo Giorgi is an Italian physicist and an author of 19 chapters and over 250 peer-reviewed articles which he published in such journals as Journal of Geophysical Research, Climate Dynamics a...
Francesco Calogero Francesco Calogero (born February 6, 1935) is an Italian physicist, active in the community of scientists concerned with nuclear disarmament.
Francesco Iachello Francesco Iachello (born 11 January 1942, Francofonte) is an Italian theoretical physicist, who works mainly on nuclear and molecular physics.
Francesco Mainardi Francesco Mainardi is an Italian physicist who have many peer-reviewed articles that are published by arXiv, World Scientific, and many other journals with the highest citation of 932 as of 2013.
Francesco Maria Grimaldi Francesco Maria Grimaldi (2 April 1618 – 28 December 1663) was an Italian Jesuit priest, mathematician and physicist who taught at the Jesuit college in Bologna.
Francesco Rossetti Francesco Rossetti (Trento, 14 September 1833 – Padova, 20 April 1885) was a notable Italian experimental physicist.
Francesco Sannino Francesco Sannino (Torre del Greco, February 9, 1968) is an Italian theoretical physicist and a professor at the University of Southern Denmark.
Franco Bassani Giuseppe Franco Bassani (October 29, 1929, Milan - September 25, 2008, Pisa) was an Italian physicist.
Franco Piperno Franco Piperno (born 1943) is a former communist militant from Italy.
Franco Rasetti Franco Dino Rasetti (August 10, 1901 – December 5, 2001) was an Italian scientist.
Franco Selleri Franco Selleri (Bologna, Italy, October 9, 1936 - November, 20, 2013) was an Italian Theoretical Physicist and professor at the Università degli Studi di Bari "Aldo Moro".
Gabriele Veneziano Gabriele Veneziano (born September 7, 1942), is an Italian theoretical physicist and one of the pioneers of string theory.
Gabrio Piola Gabrio Piola (15 July 1794 – 1850) was an Italian mathematician and physicist, member of the Lombardo Institute of Science, Letters and Arts.
Gaetano Vignola Gaetano Vignola is an Italian accelerator physicist who works on high energy particle physics.
Galileo Ferraris Galileo Ferraris (31 October 1847 – 7 February 1897) was an Italian physicist and electrical engineer, noted mostly for the studies and independent discovery of the rotating magnetic field, a ba...
Galileo Galilei Galileo Galilei (15 February 1564 – 8 January 1642), often known mononymously as Galileo, was an Italian physicist, mathematician, astronomer, and philosopher who played a major role ...
Gasparo Berti Gasparo Berti (c. 1600 – 1643) was an Italian mathematician, astronomer and physicist.
Germano D'Abramo Germano D'Abramo (born May 25, 1973) is an Italian mathematician and physicist.
Giambattista Benedetti Giambattista (Gianbattista) Benedetti (August 14, 1530, Venice – January 20, 1590, Turin) was an Italian mathematician from Venice who was also interested in physics, mechanics, the constr...
Gian Domenico Romagnosi Gian Domenico Romagnosi (11 December 1761 – 8 June 1835) was an Italian philosopher, economist and jurist.
Gian Francesco Giudice Gian Francesco Giudice (born January 25, 1961) is an Italian theoretical physicist working at CERN in particle physics and cosmology.
Gian-Carlo Wick Gian Carlo Wick was an Italian theoretical physicist who made important contributions to quantum field theory.
Giancarlo Ghirardi Giancarlo Ghirardi (born October 28, 1935 in Milan) is an Italian physicist and Emeritus professor of theoretical physics at the University of Trieste.
Giorgio Parisi Giorgio Parisi (born August 4, 1948) is an Italian theoretical physicist.
Giovanni Aldini Giovanni Aldini (April 10, 1762 – January 17, 1834), Italian physicist born at Bologna, was a brother of the statesman Count Antonio Aldini (1756–1826) and nephew of Luigi Galvani, whose treatie...
Giovanni Alfonso Borelli Giovanni Alfonso Borelli (28 January 1608 – 31 December 1679) was a Renaissance Italian physiologist, physicist, and mathematician.
Giovanni Battista Beccaria Giovanni Battista Beccaria (3 October 1716 – 27 May 1781), Italian physicist, was born at Mondovì, and entered the religious order of the Pious Schools in 1732, where he studied, and afterward t...
Giuseppe Nardulli Giuseppe Nardulli (6 July 1947 – 26 June 2008) was an Italian physicist based in Bari.
Giuseppe Occhialini Giuseppe Paolo Stanislao "Beppo" Occhialini ForMemRS (5 December 1907 – 30 December 1993) was an Italian physicist, who contributed to the discovery of the pion or pi-meson decay in 1947, with C...
Giuseppe Toaldo Giuseppe Toaldo (b. at Pianezze, 1719; d. at Padua, 1797) was an Italian Catholic priest and physicist.
Giuseppe Zamboni Giuseppe Zamboni (June 1, 1776 – July 25, 1846) was an Italian Roman Catholic priest and physicist who invented the Zamboni pile, an early electric battery similar to the Voltaic pile.
Gleb Wataghin Gleb Vassielievich Wataghin (November 3, 1899 in Birzula, Russian Empire – October 10, 1986 in Turin, Italy); was a Ukrainian-Italian experimental physicist and a great scientific leader w...
Guido Altarelli Guido Altarelli (born July 12, 1941 in Rome) is an Italian theoretical physicist at the Universita' di Roma Tre and CERN. His best known contribution, obtained with Giorgio Parisi in 1977, is th...
Guido Caldarelli Guido Caldarelli (born in Rome on April 8, 1967) is an Italian physicist (statistical physics) and associate professor at IMT Institute for Advanced Studies Lucca.
Guido Tonelli Guido Tonelli (born 1950) is an Italian particle physicist.
Ignazio Ciufolini Ignazio Ciufolini (born in Rome, Italy) is an Italian physicist active in the field of gravitational physics and General Relativity.
Ignazio Licata Ignazio Licata, born 1958, is an Italian theoretical physicist, professor and scientific director of the Institute for Scientific Methodology, Italy.
L. M. Narducci Lorenzo M. Narducci (1942-2006) was an Italian-American physicist known for his contributions to quantum optics and the study of laser instabilities, in particular.
Laura Bassi Laura Maria Caterina Bassi was an Italian scientist, received a doctoral degree from the University of Bologna in May 1732, only the third academic qualification ever bestowed on a woman by a E...
Leopoldo Nobili Leopoldo Nobili, born in 1784 in Trassilico (Toscana) and died 5 August 1835 in Florence, was an Italian physicist who invented a number of instruments critical to investigating thermodynamics a...
Lorenzo Iorio Lorenzo Iorio (Bari, 1971), Ph.D., is an Italian physicist active in the field of general relativity and gravitation.
Luca Gammaitoni Luca Gammaitoni (Perugia, June 16, 1961) is a scientist in the area of noise and nonlinear dynamics.
Luciano Fonda Luciano Fonda (December 12, 1931 – July 21, 1998) was an Italian theoretical physicist, author of a hundred of scientific publications, including a book on quantum symmetries.
Luciano Guerriero Luciano Guerriero is an Italian physicist now based in Bari University.
Luciano Maiani Luciano Maiani (born 16 July 1941 in Rome) is a San Marino citizen physicist best known for his prediction of the charm quark with Sheldon Lee Glashow and John Iliopoulos (the "GIM mechanism").
Luciano Pietronero Luciano Pietronero (born in Rome on December 15, 1949) is an Italian physicist (statistical physics) and full professor at the department of Physics at University of Rome "Sapienza".
Lucio Russo Lucio Russo (born 22 November 1944) is an Italian physicist, mathematician and historian of science.
Luigi Palmieri Luigi Palmieri (April 22, 1807 – September 9, 1896) was an Italian physicist and meteorologist.
Macedonio Melloni Macedonio Melloni (11 April 1798 – 11 August 1854) was an Italian physicist, notable for demonstrating that radiant heat has similar physical properties to those of light.
Maria Ardinghelli Maria Angela Ardinghelli (1756–1825) was an Italian translator, mathematician, physicist and noble.
Maria Medina Coeli Maria Medina Coeli (1764 in Chiavenna – 1846 in Pianello Lario) was an Italian scientist.
Maria Petraccini Maria Magdalena Petraccini, or Pettracini (Florence, Tuscany, 1759 - Bagnacavallo, Ravenna, 1791), Italian anatomist and physician, professor of anatomy.
Maria Pettracini Maria Pettracini (fl. 1780), Italian anatomist and physician, professor of anatomy.
Mario Ageno Mario Ageno is considered one of Italy's most important biophysicist.
Mario Coppola Mario Coppola was an Italian physicist active in the field of nuclear physics.
Marsilio Landriani Marsilio Landriani was an Italian chemist, physicist and meteorologist.
Massimiliano Di Ventra Massimiliano Di Ventra is an American Italian theoretical physicist who has made several contributions to Condensed-Matter Physics, especially transport properties of nanoscale systems, non-equi...
Massimo Porrati Massimo Porrati (born in Genova, Italy, in 1961) is a professor of physics, and a member of the Center for Cosmology and Particle Physics, at New York University.
Matilde Marcolli Matilde Marcolli (born November 30, 1969 in Como) is an Italian mathematical physicist.
Michele Parrinello Michele Parrinello (born 7 September 1945,Messina) is an Italian physicist particularly known for his work in molecular dynamics (the computer simulation of physical movements of atoms and mole...
Milla Baldo-Ceolin Italian particle physicist Massimilla “Milla” Baldo-Ceolin, (born 12 August 1924, Legnago, Italy) to the owner of a small mechanical workshop.
Nello Carrara Nello Carrara (19 February 1900 – 5 June 1993) was an Italian physicist and founder of the Electromagnetic Wave Research Institute.
Niccolò Zucchi Niccolò Zucchi (December 6, 1586 – May 21, 1670) was an Italian Jesuit, astronomer, and physicist.
Nicola Cabibbo Nicola Cabibbo (10 April 1935 – 16 August 2010) was an Italian physicist, best known for his work on the weak interaction.
Nicola Scafetta Nicola Scafetta is a research scientist at the ACRIM Lab group and an adjunct assistant professor in the physics department at Duke University.
Olinto De Pretto Olinto De Pretto (1857–1921) was an Italian industrialist and geologist from Schio, Vicenza.
Orso Mario Corbino Orso Mario Corbino (30 April 1876, Augusta – 23 January 1937, Rome) was an Italian physicist and politician.
Padre Bancalari Padre Bancalari (fl. 19th century) was professor of natural philosophy at the University of Genoa.
Paola Zizzi Paola Zizzi is an Italian theoretical physicist who is most notable for her work in the field of loop quantum gravity, which regards the universe as a kind of super computer.
Paolo Casati Paolo Casati (in Latin, Paulus Casatus) (1617 – 22 December 1707) was an Italian Jesuit mathematician.
Paolo Cotta-Ramusino Prof. Paolo Cotta-Ramusino (born 1948) has been Secretary General of Pugwash Conferences on Science and World Affairs since August 2002.
Paolo Di Vecchia Paolo Di Vecchia (* October 29 1942 in Terracina) is an Italian theoretical physicist who worked in the field of elementary particle physics, quantum field theory and string theory.
Paolo Pizzetti Paolo Pizzetti (July 24, 1860 — April 14, 1918) was an Italian geodesist, astronomer, geophysicist and mathematician.
Piero Giorgio Bordoni Piero Giorgio Bordoni was an Italian physicist, who first measured the anelastic relaxation effect, named after him, due to the stress induced motion of dislocations in metals.
Quirino Majorana Quirino Majorana (28 October 1871 – 31 July 1957) was an Italian experimental physicist who investigated a wide range of phenomena during his long career as professor of physics at the Universit...
Raffaello Magiotti Raffaello Magiotti (1597 – 1656) was an Italian astronomer, mathematician and physicist.
Remo Ruffini Remo Ruffini (born May 17, 1942, La Brigue, Alpes-Maritimes, at that time, Briga Marittima, Italy) is Professor of Theoretical Physics at the University of Rome "Sapienza", since 1978.
Riccardo Barbieri Riccardo Barbieri (born 1944) is an Italian theoretical physicist and a professor at the Scuola Normale Superiore di Pisa.
Roberto Peccei Roberto Daniele Peccei (born January 6, 1942) is former Vice Chancellor for Research at the University of California Los Angeles, a position he held from 2000-2010.
Ruggero Santilli Ruggero Maria Santilli (born September 8, 1935) is an Italian-American nuclear physicist, and a proponent of fringe scientific theories.
Sauro Succi Sauro Succi is an Italian scientist, internationally credited for being one of the founders of the successful Lattice Boltzmann method for fluid dynamics.
Sergio Ferrara Sergio Ferrara (born May 2, 1945) is an Italian physicist working on theoretical physics of elementary particles and mathematical physics.
Sergio Focardi The Energy Catalyzer (also called E-Cat) is a purported cold fusion or Low-Energy Nuclear Reaction (LENR) heat source built by inventor Andrea Rossi with support from physicist Sergio Focardi.
Sergio Fubini Sergio Fubini (December 31, 1928 – January 6, 2005) was an Italian theoretical physicist.
Temistocle Calzecchi-Onesti Temistocle Calzecchi Onesti (December 14, 1853 – November 25, 1922) was an Italian physicist and inventor born in Lapedona, Italy, where his father, Icilio Calzecchi, a medical doctor from...
Tiberius Cavallo Tiberius Cavallo was an Italian physicist and natural philosopher.
Tullio Regge Tullio Regge (born July 11, 1931 in Turin) is an Italian theoretical physicist.
Ugo Fano Ugo Fano ForMemRS (July 28, 1912 – February 13, 2001) was an Italian American physicist, notable for seminal contributions to theoretical physics.
Vasco Ronchi Vasco Ronchi (December 19, 1897-October 31, 1988) was an Italian physicist known for his work in optics.
Vincenzo Viviani Vincenzo Viviani (April 5, 1622 – September 22, 1703) was an Italian mathematician and scientist.
Vito Volterra Vito Volterra (3 May 1860 – 11 October 1940) was an Italian mathematician and physicist, known for his contributions to mathematical biology and integral equations.
Vittorio Prodi Vittorio Prodi is an Italian politician and Member of the European Parliament for North-East with the Group of the Alliance of Liberals and Democrats for Europe and sits on the European Parliame...