Baldassare Di Bartolo is a Professor of Physics at Boston College, Chestnut Hill. His current research interests include solid state spectroscopy, flash photolysis and molecular spectroscopy, photoacoustics, femtospectroscopy, and nano-spectroscopy.
After extensive education in industrial engineering, Di Bartolo began his career at the Microlambda Company in 1953, where he began his work in the field of microwave components, while simultaneously teaching courses on information theory at the Istituto Universitario Navale. Di Bartolo accepted positions at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (where he originally served as a Fulbright scholar and a visiting Fellow in the Department of Physics) and the Université Claude Bernard.
Since September 1973, Di Bartolo has been Director of the International School of Atomic and Molecular Spectroscopy of the “Ettore Majorana” International Centre for Scientific Culture; in this capacity he has directed thirty “Summer Schools.”