The first LMAST Graduation day will be celebrated on 15 October 2020 at 12:00 in L’Aquila (Room 1.6, Coppito Edificio Ricamo).
Even though with all foreseen COVID-19 precautions, the celebration will be also in presence. The Graduation session will be opened by the Rector prof. Alesse of the University of L’Aquila, the Rector prof. Gaudio of the Sapienza University of Rome and by the Italian Pemanent Representative of the World Meteorological Organization (WMO) Gen. Cau, together with the chair of the LMAST MSc program prof. Ferretti, the vice-chair of LMAST MSc program and director of Center of Excellence CETEMPS prof. Marzano and the director of the DSFC department prof. Filipponi.
The first LMAST graduate student, Mr. Ludovico Di Antonio, will present and defend his Master Thesis, with supervisor prof. Curci and co-supervisor Dr. Tuccella, in 15 minutes and then question/answer time will follow. The Graduation Committe, constituted by prof. Ferretti, prof. Marzano, prof. Di Claudio, prof. Rizi, prof. Redaelli, prof. Curci and Dr. Ricchi, will examine the university curriculum and the MSc Thesis of the candidate to agree on the overall mark. Finally, the Committe President prof. Ferretti will proclamate the candidate “graduated in Atmospheric Science and Technologyon the behalf of the Rectors of the University of L’Aquila and Sapienza University of Rome“.
The LMAST graduate student will also obtain the Statement of learning curriculum conformity to the World Meteorological Organization (WMO) Recommendation 1083, “Guide to the implementation and education and training standards in meteorology and hydrology”, officially approved by the WMO National Permanent Representative on 23 May 2018 (M.D. ARM002 0033985).
After 2 years from its launch, the Council of the inter-university Laurea Magistrale in Atmospheric Science and Technology (LMAST) expresses its profound satisfaction that all the work, infused in the process of creating the LMAST program, has arrived to its goal: graduate students in the fascinating discipline of atmospheric science and technology. The LMAST Council sends its best greetings to Mr. Di Antonio and wishes the best for his career.