Education: Laurea (M.Sc.) in Chemistry, University of Pisa, Italy (2000); PhD in Chemical Science, University of Pisa, Italy (2001-2005).
Work Experience: Postdoctoral Fellow, University of Pisa (2005-2009); Postdoctoral Fellow, Scuola Normale Superiore, Italy (2010-2011); Researcher at IPCF-CNR Pisa, Italy (2011-2014), Researcher at ICCOM-CNR Pisa, Italy (2014-)
Visiting Scientist: UFRGS, Porto Alegre, Braziel (2013)
Management: visiting professor within the CAPES project at UFRGS, Brazil (2013), participant in the POLOPTEL project, founded by the Fondazione Cassa di Risparmio di Pisa (2011-2013); since 2000 participant in five PRIN projects.
Conference Organization: Local organizing committee of the International Youth Conference on Energy (IYCE15), Area della Ricerca, CNR-Pisa (2015)
Publications: 89 ISI articles, 1 book chapter, more than 30 contributions to conferences
Bibliometric data (WoS, 01/04/2019): 89 items; sum of times cited: 1448; citing articles: 811; average citation per item 16.27; h-index: 23.
Research Interests: theoretical and computational chemistry; in silico design of advanced materials; parameterization of quantum mechanically derived force-fields; software development