Matteo Ceppatelli

Senior Researcher



Phone: +39 055 457 2536

Site: Firenze

Address: Area della Ricerca CNR di Firenze, Via Madonna del Piano 10, 50019 Sesto Fiorentino (FI)

Alternative address: LENS - European Laboratory for Non-Linear Spectroscopy, Università degli Studi di Firenze, Via Nello Carrara 1, 50019 Sesto Fiorentino (FI).

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Education: PhD in Chemical Sciences, University of Florence, Italy (2000-2003); Degree in Chemistry, University of Florence, Italy (1999).

Work Experience:
Senior Researcher at ICCOM-CNR Sesto Fiorentino (FI), Italy (since Jan 2023); Researcher at ICCOM-CNR Sesto Fiorentino (FI), Italy (2011-2022); Postdoc positions (2003-2011) at LENS – European Laboratory for Non-Linear Spectroscopy, Sesto Fiorentino (FI), Italy (2011), at the Department of Chemistry of the University of Florence and at National Institute of Optics of the Italian National Research Council INO-CNR/LENS.

Awards: National Scientific Qualification (Abilitazione Scientifica Nazionale, ASN 2016) as Associate Professor in Physical Chemistry; Vespucci Prize of the Regione Toscana as 2° ranked in the research section (2009); Semerano Prize of the Società Chimica Italiana as best PhD thesis in Physical Chemistry (2003).

Management: Scientific responsible for Greenphos – Alta Pressione (2019-today), Scientific responsible and coordinator for WP2b in Phosfun ERC Advanced Grant, Horizon 2020, Grant Agreement 670173 (2015-2019); Scientific responsible for project DReaMS UP (2017-2020); Main proposer, author and participant in numerous approved applications for beamtime at synchrotron high pressure beamlines (2014-2021); Team member and participant in national and international projects: PRIN, Firenze-Hydrolab (ECRF), Firenze Hydrolab2 (ECRF), Hydrolab2.0 (ECRF), Laserlab-Europe, Stryker Orthopaedics, SIMPAS – POR CREO FESR Regione Toscana, EFOR-CABIR CNR-INO/LENS (MIUR), PICS-CNR/CNRS, Deep Carbon Observatory (DCO), Phosfun ERC Avanced Grant; DReaMS UP; Greenphos – Alta pressione.

Other activities: Tutor and scientific responsible for postdoc fellowships at ICCOM-CNR, co-supervisor for master and bachelor degree in Chemistry at the University of Florence; Conference Organization EUCMOS – XXX European Conference on Molecular Spectroscopy, 29 August – 3 September 2010, Florence (Italy);

Conferences: participations and contributions to national and international conferences (keynote, invited, oral, poster)

Publications and bibliometric data: (WoS, 02/03/2021): results 53; sum of times cited 1235; citing articles 613; average citation per item 23.3; h-index: 20.

Research interests: high pressure chemistry and physics, spectroscopy, X-ray diffraction, molecules and materials under extreme conditions.

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