(b. Bologna, Italy 1936) is an Italian Theoretical Physicist and professor at Bari University. He received his Doctorate / Ph.D. cum laude from Bologna University in 1958, and has been a fellow of the Istituto Nazionale di Fisica Nucleare since He is a member of the New York Academy of Sciences and the Fondation Louis de Broglie, and has served on the Board of Directors of the Italian Physical Society. He has had numerous visiting professorships and fellowships, including CERN, Saclay, Cornell and Dubna. He is the recipient of a medal from Gdanskie Towarzystwo Naukowe (Poland). He has published more than 200 papers in particle physics, quantum theory, relativity and history and philosophy of physics. He is the author of numerous books and editor of numerous conference proceedings on topics relating to the foundations of physics. In he was elected Vice chairman to the Telesio Galilei Academy of Science and joined Francesco Fucilla's research and development team.
Franco Selleri (1936–2013) Franco Selleri died in the city of Bari, Italy, on 21 November, from a stroke following a long disease. A leading theoretical physicist, he made original and important contributions to particle physics and on the foundations of quantum mechanics, relativity and epistemology.