Michele Cappellari awarded the Lincei Academy "Luigi Tartufari" International Prize for Astronomy 2018

29 June 2018

Michele Cappellari, Professor of Astrophysics at the University of Oxford and Research Fellow of the Royal Society, was awarded the "Luigi Tartufari" International Prize for Astronomy 2018 by the Lincei Academy.

The prize was awarded at the headquarter of the Lincei Academy in Rome (Italy) during a ceremony attended by the President of the Italian Republic. It was given in recognition of the "profound effect on our knowledge of the structure of galaxies" achieved by Cappellari's scientific research using the technique of integral-field spectroscopy.