A Concise Overview [update 2024, March 2nd]

RAFFAELE PISANO (Italy, 1970) is a full physicist. He studied at the Federico II Napoli University (Italy) and PhD at the La Sapienza Roma University (Italy). I awarded my Habilis (HDR–Accreditation to Supervise Research) at Philosophy, history of sciences Poincaré centre, Lorraine University, France. I am currently Full Professor (1st Cl.) Lille University, France (& additional responsibility as faculty member) and Linus Pauling Memorial Lecturer (ISEPP, Portland State University, USA). I served (2011-2023) as elected Vice President and President of the Interdivision Teaching Commission (DLMPST/DHST)

  • 2023-  Member of University Evaluation Committee for HCERES
  • 2023-   Elected Member of the French National CNU Sect72 (Epistemology, History of Science and Techniques)
  • 20 hi23-  Elected Member of the Steering Board of the Institut Eric Weil, University of Lille
  • 2023-  Digital Library Expert Committee Member, Lillonum-Lilliad, University of Lille
  • 2022.- Elected Steering Board Member as Representative of the Faculty of Science and Technology at the Council Libraries & Learning Center, University of Lille
  • 2022-. Elected Steering Board Member of the Physics Department, FST, University of Lille
  • 2011-2023 Elected V-President and President of the Interdivision Teaching Commission (DLMPST/DHST)
  • 2020- Head of the History of Physics and Applied Science & Technologies (HOPAST) international team at the IEMN, Lille University, France https://www.iemn.fr/la-recherche/les-groupes/physique/hopast
  • 2019-2022. Elected Member of the COREI - International Commission of the Lille University, France.

Interview & Video provided by University of Lille Prof. Raffaele Pisano - University of Lille, Video

Former head (2011-2013) of the Research Centre for the Theory and History of Science (West Bohemia–Plzen University, Czech Republic); elected ESHS–officer (2006–2012).  Affiliated at HPS Unit, Sydney University, Australia (2015-2019). University qualifications (CNU [72, 17], MIUR [MCF B2/02–FIS/08; 11/C2; 02/A2]): History–epistemology of science and technique, Philosophy, History of physics–Didactics of physics, Logics–History and Philosophy of Science, Theoretical physics and fundamental interactions

After a post-lauream School of Specialisation for theory and Physics/Mathematics Teaching (SICSI, Federico II University, a.y. 2001/02-2002/03) and related 4 Lyceum School Teaching Qualifications (cert-agr.) at the MIUR & SICSI, Federico II University [A038, A049, A047, A048) Physics, Mathematics and Physics, Mathematics, Applied mathematics, I got my Ph.D. (La Sapienza Roma University, Italy) in History of mechanics and epistemology–architecture, teaching topics. I am known for my international research, organizing (i.e. Lille International Summer Schools for Sciences, History and Philosophy of Sciences, Technology & Science Education).

233 publications (plus pre-print) in History of Physics (physics/mathematics), History, logic and epistemology of science,  NoS, Foundations of Science, Historical reflection on the science impact in the society. Springer co–author: Lazare and Sadi Carnot (2014 with Charles Gillispie, Princeton, USA). Tartaglia’s Science of Weights and Mechanics in Sixteenth–Century (2016). Springer Editor: A Bridge between Conceptual Frameworks, Science, Society and Technology Studies (2015). Galileo’s Iuvenilia works (Phil. Scientae, special issue, with Paolo Bussotti, 2017). Homage to Koyré (Springer, with Joseph Agassi and Draria Drozdova, 2017). Homage to Leibniz (with Michel Fichant, Agamenon Oliveira and Paolo Bussotti, London College Publications, 2017). Lazare Carnot's Mechanics. Vol. 1. Essay on Machines in General (Springer, 2021). Homage to Evangelista Torricelli’s Opera Geometrica 1644–2024 Text, Transcription, Commentaries and Selected Essays as New Historical Insights (Springer, 2024, with Dhombres, Radelet de Grave and Bussotti). Pre-print: on Geneva Newton’s Philosophiae Naturalis Principia Mathematica (5 vols. Oxford University Press, with Paolo Bussotti); Galileo Galilei: The Two Manuscripts On Mechanics. Translations, Text and Commentaries (Springer, 2023); English Critical Translation of Lazare Carnot's main Mechanical Works (Vol. 2 and Vol. 3: 1803, 1803; Springer 2019-2025).

  • Full Faculty Professor 1st Cl. (CNU 72) of History of PhysicsIntellectual History of Science, History of Science, Electricity, Mechanics et al.
  • 233 publications: History of Physics, History of physics-mathematics, History and Historical Epistemology of Sciences, Foundations of Science, NoS, Science & Society, Intellectual History/Ideas, Comparative History.
  • L2 Responsible History of Science Teaching Unit
  • L3 Responsible History of Physics and Chemistry Teaching Unit
  • L3 Intellectual  History of Science (Phys-Chem) Teaching Unit
  • L1 Responsible Mechanics Teaching Unit
  • L1 Responsible Electricity Teaching Unit
  • PhD Doctoral School ENGSYS Teaching/Seminars in History of Physics / Physics-Mathematics into History of Science & Technology
  • Teaching (L3, M1, M2), Topics: History of Science | History of Physics and Chemistry | History and Epistemology of Modern Physics | Intellectual History of Science | Mechanics | Electricity | Science & Society | History of Science and Scentific Teaching Activities/education | Historical Contextualization-NoS | Analyses Activities | Docimology | Mechanics, et al.

Recently:

  • Current List of the PhD doctoral activities: https://www.theses.fr/156851342
  • 2023. Supevised PhD Thesis, Univ. Lille: Mr. Durlo, 1950-2022. A History of Nanothecnologies within Physics-Mathematics Relationship (850pp) | 16th June.
  • 2022. Supervised PhD Thesis, Univ. Lille: Mr. Dr. Cioci, Galileo's Falling Bodies into the History of Physics and the Nature of Science as a Case Study (374pp) | 6th Dec.
  • 2022. Co-Supervised PhD thesis, Univ. Bari, Italy: Mr. Dr. Lusito, Un marxista galileiano: Scienza e società in Lucio Lombardo Radice (576pp) | 28th June.
  • 2020. Supervised PhD Thesis, Univ. Lille: Mr. Dr. Vincent, A History of Gravitational Waves between Discoveries & Nature of Science (846pp.) | 27th Nov.
  • 2020. Welcome PhD Student/Expert, Univ. Camerino, Italy: Mr. Dr. Brasili, PhD Student, 2nd year, , Italy Jan.-March 2020
  • Supervisor theses et al.  in the past: several
  • 2016-: Several L3 Stage/Memoires Tutor/Supervisor
  • 2019-2020. Supervisor LIC. 3 + Stage 1) Bonamis Florance, Sur le manuscrits d'Alchimie-Chimie et la naissance de la science moderne. Département de Physique. Licence Physique. Mémoire et stage, IEMN-CNRS, Université de Lille.
  • 2018-2019 Supervisor M2 dissertations: 1) El Fazazi, Les schémas en sciences et enseignement des sciences : cas de deux séquences (Dissertation: 2019 26th June);  2) Kopf (La conceptualisation de l’espace et du temps en géométrie : construction de la capacité d’abstraction (Dissertation: 2019 26th June); 3) Delagrange, Étude sur l’enseignement–apprentissage de l’arithmétique : conceptualisation des nombres et symbolismes (Dissertation: 2019 26th June);
  • Referee/Expert/Evaluator: applications from several countries
  • Referee, Book reviewer for several international journals and publishers.
  • Submitted (2023) ERC Project on Newton GE (1822) ; Region-Nord, Etc.

Un aperçu concis [update 2024, 2 Mars]

RAFFAELE PISANO (1970, Italie) – physicien complet de formation (Federico II, Napoli, Italie), spécialisation post–Lauream en physique–mathématiques (SICSI, 2001/02-2002/03 Federico II, Napoli, Italie), « Ph.D » (La Sapienza, Roma, Italie), habilis (HDR, Lorraine, France), « Linus Pauling Memorial Lecturer » (ISEEP, Portland, USA), 2011-2023: élu « Vice-président IDTC » et élu President de la IDTC-Interdivision Teaching Commission (DLMPST/DHST). Élu membre du CNU 72. 

  • 2023- Membre comité d'évaluation de l'université pour HCERES
  • 2023-. Élu Membre du CNU Section 72 (Épistémologie, Histoire des Sciences et Techniques)
  • 2023-. Élu Membre du conseil de gestion de l’Institut Eric Weil, Université de Lille
  • 2023-. Membre du Comité Experts Bibliothèque Numérique, Lillonum-Lilliad, Université de Lille
  • 2022-. Élu Membre-Représentant de la Faculté des Sciences et Technologies au sein du Conseil ''Service Commun de la Documentation/Learning Center'', Université de Lille.
  • 2022-. Élu Membre du Conseil du Département de Physique, FST, Universite de Lille.
  • 2011-2023 Élu V-President et President de la IDTC-Interdivision Teaching Commission (DLMPST/DHST)
  • 2019-2022. Élu Membre de la commission COREI - Commission internationale de l'Université de Lille.
  • 2020-. Directeur of the History of Physics and Applied Science & Technologies (HOPAST) international team at the IEMN, Lille University, France https://www.iemn.fr/la-recherche/les-groupes/physique/hop

Interview & Video provided by University of Lille Prof. Raffaele Pisano - University of Lille, Video

Il est Professeur des Universités 1er Cl. (Université de Lille, France). Qualifications Universitaires (CNU [MCF et PU 72, 17], MIUR [MCF B2/02–FIS/08; 11/C2; 02/A2]) : Épistémologie, histoire des sciences et des techniques | Philosophie ;  Histoire et didactique de la physique | Physique théorique et interactions fondamentales | Logique, histoire et philosophie des sciences ;  Qualifications (Cert.-agr.) dans  l'enseignement secondaire/Lycée­ [MIUR [A038, A047, A049; A047]) : Physique | Mathématique | Mathématique et Physique | Mathématiques appliqués.

Ses publications (233 publications parmi livres/revues internationales) concernent : histoire de la physics,  (physique-mathématiques), NoS,  Épistémologie/Logique des sciences, Histoire comparative, Modélisations dans l’histoire des science, Relation physique–mathématiques en histoire des science, exhibits, enseignement scientifique (Lycée, Université), la réflexion historique sur l'impact de sciences dans la société. Springer co–author: Lazare and Sadi Carnot (2014 avec Charles Gillispie, Princeton, USA). Tartaglia’s Science of Weights and Mechanics in Sixteenth–Century (2016). Springer Editor: A Bridge between Conceptual Frameworks, Science, Society and Technology Studies (2015). Galileo’s Iuvenilia works (Phil. Scientae, special issue, avec  Paolo Bussotti, 2017). Homage to Koyré (Springer, avec Joseph Agassi and Draria Drozdova, 2017). Homage to Leibniz (with Michel Fichant, Agamenon Oliveira et Paolo Bussotti, London College Publications, 2017). Lazare Carnot's Mechanics. Vol. 1. Essay on Machines in General (Springer, 2021). Homage to Evangelista Torricelli’s Opera Geometrica 1644–2024 Text, Transcription, Commentaries and Selected Essays as New Historical Insights (Springer, 2024, avec Dhombres, Radelet de Grave and Bussotti). Pre-print: on Geneva Newton’s Philosophiae Naturalis Principia Mathematica (5 vols. Oxford University Press, avec Paolo Bussotti); Galileo Galilei: The Two Manuscripts On Mechanics. Translations, Text and Commentaries (Springer, 2023); English Critical Translation of Lazare Carnot's main Mechanical Works (Vol. 2 and Vol. 3: 1803, 1803; Springer 2019-2025).

  • Professeur des universités titulaire 1er Cl. (CNU 72) d'Histoire de la physique, Histoire et épistémologie des sciences et activités/analyse/enseignements scientifiques
  • 233 publications sur : Histoire de la physique, Histoire de la physique-mathématiques, Histoire, logique et épistémologie des sciences, historique des sciences, NoS, Science et société, Histoire intellectuelle / Idées, Histoire comparée.
  • L2 Responsable sa Unité d'Enseignement Histoire des Sciences
  • L3 Responsable sa Unité d'Enseignement Histoire de la Physique et Chimie
  • L3 Histoire intellectuelles des sciences (Phys-Chim)
  • L1 Responsable sa Unité d'Enseignement Mécanique
  • L1 Responsable sa Unité d'Enseignement Électricité
  • PhD Ecole Doctorale ENGSYS : Enseignements/Séminaires en History of Physics / Physics-Mathematics into History of Science & Technology
  • Enseignement (L3, M1, M2), sujets : Histoire des sciences | Histoire intellectuel des sciences | Histoire de la physique et de la chimie | Mécanique | Électricité |  Histoire et épistémologie de la physique moderne | Histoire des sciences et activités d'enseignement scientifique/education | Contextualisation historique-NoS | Activités d'analyse | Docimologie | Mécanique | et al.

Recently:

  • Liste actuelle des activités doctorales PhD : https://www.theses.fr/156851342
  • 2023. Supevised PhD Thesis, Univ. Lille: Mr. Durlo, 1950-2022. A History of Nanothecnologies within Physics-Mathematics Relationship (850pp) | 16th June.
  • 2022. Supervised PhD Thesis, Univ. Lille: Mr. Dr. Cioci, Galileo's Falling Bodies into the History of Physics and the Nature of Science as a Case Study (374pp) | 6th Dec.
  • 2022. Co-Supervised PhD thesis, Univ. Bari, Italy: Mr. Dr. Lusito, Un marxista galileiano: Scienza e società in Lucio Lombardo Radice (576pp) | 28th June.
  • 2020. Supervised PhD Thesis, Univ. Lille: Mr. Dr. Vincent, A History of Gravitational Waves between Discoveries & Nature of Science (846pp.) | 27th Nov.
  • 2020. Welcome PhD Student/Expert, Univ. Camerino, Italy: Mr. Dr. Brasili, PhD Student, 2nd year, Italy Jan.-March 2020
  • Supervisor theses et al.  in the past: several
  • 2016-: Several L3 Stage/Memoires Tutor/Supervisor
  • 2019-2020 Direction Memoire + stage LIC. 3. 1) Bonamis Florance, Sur le manuscrits d'Alchimie-Chimie et la naissance de la science moderne. Département de Physique. Licence Physique. Mémoire et stage, IEMN-CNRS, Université de Lille.
  • 2018-2019 Direction mémoire M2 : 1) El Fazazi, Les schémas en sciences et enseignement des sciences : cas de deux séquences (Soutenance: 2019 26th June);  2) Kopf (La conceptualisation de l’espace et du temps en géométrie : construction de la capacité d’abstraction (Soutenance: 2019 26th June); 3) Delagrange, Étude sur l’enseignement–apprentissage de l’arithmétique : conceptualisation des nombres et symbolismes (Soutenance: 2019 26th June);
  • Referee / Expert / Evaluateur: dossier depuis plusieurs pays
  • Referee, Book reviewer pour plusieurs revues internationales et éditeurs.
  • Soumis (2023) ERC Project on Newton GE (1822) ; Region-Nord, Etc
  • et al.