Mario Tozzi

On 30 September 2016, on the occasion of the European Researchers’ Night, the Regional Representative Antonio Geracitano and the Lazio members appointed Ambassador Mario Tozzi, geologist and CNR first researcher on the geological evolution of the Central-Eastern Mediterranean.
Extraordinary Commissioner of the Appia Antica Regional Park, for years he has been carrying out an activity of scientific divulgation through an innovative language, thanks to which he has managed to bring the general public closer to Science.
On the very day when the importance of research and its concrete implications in everyday life was reaffirmed throughout Europe, the appointment of Mario Tozzi wanted to underline his extraordinary
ability to combine scientific entertainment and cultural deepening, with constant commitment, passion and competence without ever forgetting the need to involve an audience of young people.