Samuele Giannini

Ricercatore TD



Telefono: +39 050 621 2421

Sede: Pisa

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


Education: PhD in Computational Chemical Physics, University College London, UK (2017-Dec. 2020), Advisor: Jochen Blumberger; Master degree in Physical Chemistry (110/110 cum laude), University of Pisa, Italy (2014-2016), Advisor: Benedetta Mennucci; Bachelor degree in Chemistry (110/110 cum laude), University of Pisa, Italy (2011-2014), Advisor: Benedetta Mennucci.

Work Experience: Researcher (Level III) at ICCOM-CNR, Pisa, Italy (since July 2023); Postdoctoral researcher at University of Mons, Belgium (March 2021 – July 2023); (Short period) Postdoctoral researcher at University College London, UK (Dec. 2020 – Feb. 2021).

Awards: Chargé de Recherche (FNRS) Fellowship (awarded: June 2023); Seal of Excellence Marie Skłodowska-Curie Actions Postdoctoral Fellowships (awarded: 2022); Marshall Stoneham Prize (2021) Annual prize given for the best PhD thesis in Condensed Matter and Materials Physics at University College London (awarded: 12 Nov. 2021); Two Best Oral Talk Prizes awarded at C-𝜋-C: 12th Symposium Computing 𝜋-Conjugated (Grenoble – 13 May. 2022) & Thomas Young Centre (TYC) Student Day (London – 24 Feb. 2020); Two Best Poster Prizes awarded at: Paris International School on Advanced Computational Materials Science(Paris – 26 to 30 Aug. 2019) & Thomas Young Centre (TYC) Student Day (London –15 Feb. 2019).

Management: Active involvement in European projects through the University of Mons, i.e, ITN-Marie-Curie UHMOB and M-ERA.NET PHANTASTIC (2021-2023). Co-supervisor of a Master student at University College London. Co-supervisor of PhD students at University of Mons.

Conference Organization: Co-organizer of the “International Workshop on Charge Transport and Excited State Processes in Organic Materials (IWOM) in London (2020)” (postponed to 2021 due to Covid19).

Publications: 25 articles, 1 book chapter, more than 30 contributions to conferences as poster and oral communications.

Bibliometric data: (17/11/2023), Sum of times cited: 522( Scholar), 404 (Scopus); h-index: 11 (Scholar) 10 (Scopus).

Areas of Interest: Scientific programming, electronic transport and optical properties of energy materials, classical as well as mixed quantum-classical molecular dynamics, multiscale modelling, system coarse graining strategies, model Hamiltonians, novel optoelectronic technologies and related applications.