Giacomo Prampolini




Phone: +39 050 315 3409

Site: Pisa

Address: Area della Ricerca CNR di Pisa, Via Moruzzi 1, 56124 Pisa


Education: PhD in Chemical Sciences, at the Department of Chemistry of the University of Pisa; MSc thesis in Chemistry (110/110 cum laude) at University of Pisa.

Work Experience: Researcher at ICCOM-CNR Pisa, Italy (2014-); Researcher at IPCF-CNR Pisa, Italy (2011-2014); Postdoctoral Fellow, Scuola Normale Superiore, Pisa (2009-2011); Grant Holder at the Department of Chemistry of the “Federico II” University of Naples (2008-2009); Postdoctoral Fellow, Chemistry Department, University of Pisa (2005-2008).

Habilitations: ASN 2016: National Habilitation as Associate Professor in Pysical Chemistry.

Visiting Scientist: Visiting Professor at the Université de Lorraine & CNRS, LPCT, Nancy, France (2021); Invited Scientist at the Université de Paris & CNRS, Itodys UMR, Paris, France (2021); Visiting Scientist at the Polish Academy of Sciences, Institute of Nuclear Physics, Krakow, Poland (2017); Invited Professor at the  Federal University of Rio Grande do Sul (UFRGS), Institute of Chemistry, Porto Alegre, Brazil (2013).

Management: Proposal co-writer, WP leader, Team Participant and Tutor in numerous National (PRIN) and EC Projects (COST and MC Actions); PI of the Italian counterpart in the CAPES project with UFRGS, Brazil (2013); Tutor for more than 20 ESRs and ERs; External evaluator for National Research projects (PRIN, ISCRA).

Conference Organization: Member of the Organizing Committee of: i) CECAM workshop “Nonequilibrium dynamical solvent effects on excited states: from spectroscopy to photoreactivity”, Nancy, France (2021); ii) International conference “Computing p-Conjugated Compounds – virtual edition” (2021); iii) International Workshop: “LightDyNAmics training school”, Napoli, Italy (2019); iv) 5th International Youth Conference on Energy (IYCE’15), Pisa, Italy (2015); Session Chairman at various international conferences.

Editorial ActivityMember of the Scientific committee of the 8th International Youth Conference on Energy  (2019); Member of the Board of the CpC society (2019); Member of the Scientific committee of the 7th International Youth Conference on Energy  (2017); Peer Reviewer for several scientific journals (ACS, RSC, Springer).

Other Activities: Development and distribution of open-source software at ICCOM website; System Manager of the HPC facilities of the ThC2-Lab at CNR-ICCOM in Pisa (2015-present); Member of the CNR-ICCOM-Pisa website team(2017-2020); Member of the CNR-ICCOM website team(2020-present).

Publications: 100 ISI articles and 1 book chapter;  more than 80 contributions to conferences as poster and oral communications; 5 open-source software packages developed and distributed.
Bibliometric Data (WOS, 01/01/2022): 100 articles; 2050 citations;  h-index: 27.
Research Interests: theoretical and computational chemistry; in silico design of advanced materials; parameterization of quantum mechanically derived force-fields; software development

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