The present IFPU Director is Professor Stefano Liberati (SISSA).


It is the Director’s duty to:

  • Convene and chair the Governing council, in its nominal and enlarged compositions;
  • Implement the deliberations of the Governing council;
  • Develop the utilization plan for funds and facilities to carry out the activities of  the Institute;
  • Coordinate the management of research funds allocated to the Institute.

The Director is appointed by the Director of SISSA, based on a proposal from the Governing council.  The Director remains in office for a period of four years, possibly renewable once.