ICO/ICTP Gallieno Denardo Award

For significant contributions in Optics and Photonics

The ICO/ICTP Gallieno Denardo Award recognizes the work of young researchers from developing countries who are active in optics and photonics research and have contributed to the promotion of research activities in in their own or another developing country.

Candidates must be under 40 on 31 December of the year for which the Award is given.

The International Commission for Optics (ICO) and the ICTP established the Award in 2000.  In September 2007, the ICTP and ICO agreed to dedicate the Award to the memory and legacy of the late Prof. Gallieno Denardo, who greatly contributed to the development of optics research within ICTP and in developing countries.

The ICO/ICTP Gallieno Denardo Award includes:

  • Invitation and financial support provided by ICTP to attend the ICTP Winter College at Trieste
  • Award ceremony with representatives of ICO and ICTP and invitation to deliver the Award lecture at the Winter College
  • A  Diploma
  • A cash award of US$1000 provided by ICO