30th June 2017

Hisao Nakamura (Research Center for Computational Advanced Functional Materials; National Institute of Advanced Industrial Science and Technology, Japan)

"The resistive switching mechanism of interfacial phase change memory and its topological phase by first-principles modelling" (leaflet) (abstract)


7th June 2017

Thibaud Etienne (Institut Charles Gerhardt - Chimie Théorique, Méthodologies, Modélisation; CNRS and Université de Montpellier, France)

"Generalization of electronic transitions topological analyses to relaxed excited states density matrices" (leaflet)


14th December 2016

Ivan Rivalta (École Normale Supérieure de Lyon, CNRS, France)

"Tracking allosteric signals with community network analysis"


1st July 2016

Ali Kachmar (Qatar Environment and Energy Research Institute, Doha, Qatar)

"Free energy landscape for the lithium solvation in protic ionic liquids from first principles simulations"


9th November 2015

Daniel Sapori (CNRS, INSA de Rennes,  France)

"Quantum and Dielectric Confinement of Charge Carriers and Excitons and Rashba-Dresselhaus effect in Hybrid Perovskite Heterostructures"


11th June 2015

Thibaud Etienne (University of Lorraine & University of Namur, Belgium)

"Development and application of novel theoretical strategies devoted to the study of molecular excited states"


9th June 2015

Ali Akbari (University of Helsinki, Finland)

"Interface effects on perovskite solar cells"


22nd December 2014

Giacomo Giorgi (University of Tokyo)

"From hybrid perovskites to TiO2/graphene nanohybrids. The rise of more performing materials in PV and photocatalysis"


21st November 2014

Enrico Ronca (CNR-ISTM Perugia)

"Ground and excited state charge transfer processes: theory, modelling and applications in hybrid photovoltaics”


30th April 2014

Silvia Picozzi  (CNR-SPIN L'Aquila)              

"Spin-orbit-coupling: a small interaction leading to big surprises"

8th April 2014

Enrico Ronca (CNR-ISTM Perugia)

"Quantum Computing: the future of Chemical Simulation"


5th March 2014

Paolo Umari (Dipartimento Di Fisica E Astronomia “Galileo Galilei”, Università degli Studi di Padova)

"Modeling perovskite solar cells by relativistic GW calculations"


6th December 2013

Aleksandrs Terentjevs (Distretto Tecnologico ISUFI, Università del Salento, Lecce)

"Ab initio DFT and TDDFT investigations of the interfacial electronic and optical properties in metal interfaces with large dipolar organic molecules and semiconductors."


24th  October 2013

David Beljonne (Université de Mons - UMONS /Materia Nova, Belgium)

"Organic Solar Cells: how do they work"


21st  October 2013

Dr. Bhanuprakash Kotamarthi (Indian Institute of Chemical Technology, INDIA)


5th  July 2013

Rinaldo Psaro (CNR Istituto di Scienze e Tecnologie Molecolari )

"Chimica e…vite avventurose dei metalli nobili"


22nd May 2013

Claudio Quarti (Politecnico di Milano,  Dipartimento di Chimica, Materiali e Ingegneria Chimica “G. Natta”)

"Exciton properties and IR spectroscopic response of organic materials from a supramolecular perspective"


18th February 2013

Paolo Umari (Dipartimento Di Fisica E Astronomia “Galileo Galilei”, Università degli Studi di Padova)

"Accurate quasi-particle GW energy levels with the GWL method: application to dye sensitized solar cells"


15th February 2013

Daniele Fazzi (Istituto Italiano di Tecnologia, Politecnico di Milano)

"Modeling of charge transport properties and photoinduced events in organic π conjugated materials"


25th January 2013

Luigi Ambrosio (Direttore del Dipartimento Scienze Chimiche e Tecnologie dei Materiali del CNR, Napoli)

"Polymer and composite structures for tissue regeneration"


14th December 2012

Joaquin Calbo (Department of Phyisical Chemistry / University of Valencia)

"Monodentate or Bidentate? The role of donor-acceptor tweezers and their anchoring modes in DSCs"


4th December 2012

Saurabh Agrawal (Postdoc with Dr. Filippo De Angelis)

"Role of ionic additives in solid-state Dye-sensitized Solar Cells: An ab-initio study"


19th November 2012

Laurent Lasser (Université de Mons - UMONS /Materia Nova, Belgium)

"Engineering of new materials for hybrid dye sensitized solar cells :Quantum chemistry design of molecular dyes"


8th June 2012

Anders Hagfeldt (Uppsala University, Department of Chemistry - Ångström Laboratory, Physical Chemistry, Sweden)

"Can we develop a joint experimental and theoretical DSC tool-box?"


21st May 2012

Malapaka Chandrasekharam (Solar Energy Laboratory, I& PC Division, Indian Institute of Chemical Technology, INDIA)

"A New Certified Record Efficiency in Dye Sensitized Solar Cells with a novel Co-adsorbent”


17th May 2012

Annamaria Petrozza (Istituto Italiano di Tecnologia, Politecnico di Milano)

"Effect of Selective Interactions at the Interface of Polymer-Oxide Hybrid Solar Cells"


22nd  March 2012

Ermanno Imbergamo (Università degli Studi di Perugia, Dipartimento di Fisica)

"Fisica delle celle solari inorganiche"


2nd  December 2011

Anders Hagfeldt (Uppsala University, Department of Chemistry - Ångström Laboratory, Physical Chemistry, Sweden)

"A recent breakthrough for Dye-Sensitized Solar Cells"