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The Italian Ministry for University and Scientific and Technological Research has recently awarded the title of Professor Emeritus to Professor Mario Nardelli, Full Professor of General and Inorganic Chemistry at the Faculty of Natural Sciences at the University of Parma. Professor Nardelli was head of the Structural Chemistry and General Chemistry Institutes of the aforementioned university and founded a school of crystallography held in wide national and international esteem. From 1979 to 1992, he also directed the Centro di Studio per la Strutturistica Diffrattometrica of the Italian National Research Council (CNR). He was appointed, among many academic and institutional positions, President of the Italian Crystallographic Association and a member of the IUCr Data Commission, and was founder and director of the scientific journal Crystal Structure Communications. From 1981 to 1993, he was a member of the IUCr Executive Committee. In August 1987, he was elected President of the IUCr, and from 1990 to 1993 he represented the Union at the International Council of Scientific Unions. From 1981 to 1988 and from 1991 to the present time he has been a Co-editor of Acta Crystallographica.
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