Short CV/Education and training

  • 1994
    Laurea in chemistry (equivalent to a master degree – 5 years) with full marks and honour

  • 1994
    scholarship for a 8-months research stay in the United States at the University of Colorado at Boulder and at the Carnegie-Mellon University at Pittsburgh

  • 1998
    Assistant Professor ("Ricercatore") at the Dept. of Chemistry of the University of Pisa

  • 1999
    Ph.D. award in Chemistry. PhD Thesis title: "Theoretical Models and Computational Applications of Molecular Phenomena Involving the Environment Effect"

  • 2002
    Associate Professor in Physical Chemistry at the Dept. of Chemistry of the University of Pisa.

  • 2010 – 2013
    three-year position as Adjunct Professor (Professor II) at the Center for Theoretical and Computational Chemistry (Tromso and Oslo, Norway), established in 2007 as Center of Excellence of the Research Council of Norway.

  • 2012
    Full Professor in Physical Chemistry at the Dept. of Chemistry of the University of Pisa

Selected publications

Selected projects

  • 2007 – 2010: Transnational project (Molimen) within the ERANET "NanoSci-ERA" of the EU-FP6

  • 2011 – 2015: ERC (Starting Grant) within the EU 7th Research Framework Program (FP7) with a project entitled "The interplay between quantum coherence and environment in the photosynthetic electronic energy transfer and light- harvesting: a quantum chemical picture"


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