Research Team Leaders

Name City Research Keywords
1 Simona Achilli Milan (Italy) ab initio electronic properties, quantum transport, DFT, graphene, organic-inorganic interfaces, solid state systems for quantum technologies
2 Irene Aguilera Amsterdam (The Netherlands) many-body perturbation theory, topological insulators, 2D materials, spintronics
3 Carl-Olof Almbladh Lund (Sweden) correlation, time-dependence, non-equilibrium, spectroscopies
4 Claudio Attaccalite Marseille (France) non linear optics, excited states, electron phonon coupling
5 Friedhelm Bechstedt Jena (Germany) many-body theory, optical properties, excotic matter, topology
6 Arjan Berger Toulouse (France) density-functional theory, many-body perturbation theory, optical spectroscopy, photoemission spectroscopy
7 Silke Biermann Palaiseau (France) Non-perturbative many-body methods, dynamical mean field theory, GW+DMFT, electronic structure of correlated materials
8 Volker Blum Durham, NC (USA) Density Functional Theory, GW, BSE, all-electron, benchmarks and reproducibility, semiconductors, interfaces
9 Silvana Botti Jena (Germany) theoretical spectroscopy, machine learning, structural prediction, interfaces, energy materials
10 Elena Cannuccia marseille (Francia) Electronic Structure, Lattice Dynamics, Electron phonon coupling
11 Giancarlo Cappellini Cagliari (Italy) Electronic excitations and optical properties of materials
12 Razvan Caracas Paris (France) mineralogy, elasticity, phonons, Raman, extreme conditions, molecular dynamics
13 Mark E. Casida Grenoble (France) electronic structure, spectroscopy, many-body theory, density-functional theory, organic electronics
14 Alberto Castro Zaragoza (Spain) TDDFT, optimal control, molecular dynamics, software development
15 Jean-Christophe Charlier Louvain-la-Neuve (Belgium) ab initio electronic properties and quantum transport in 2D systems
16 Letizia Chiodo Rome (Italy) nanostructures, surfaces, interfaces, metals, metal oxides, proteins, optical properties
17 Gabriele D'Avino Grenoble (France) multiscale modelling, environmental effects, molecular functional materials
18 Thierry DEUTSCH Voreppe (France) DFT, wavelets
19 Claudia Draxl Berlin (Germany) DFT, MBPT, GW, BSE, Raman, core-level spectroscopy, RIXS, 2D materials, hybrid materials, wide-gap oxides, perovskites
20 Roberto D’Agosta San Sebastián (Spain) Tddft, transport, stochastic methods, thermoelectricity
21 Andrea Ferretti Modena (Italy) photoemission spectroscopy, optics, GW, BSE, self-interaction corrections, spectral function, dynamical potentials
22 Guido Fratesi Milano (Italy) Molecules, adsorption, core-level spectroscopy
23 Jürgen Furthmüller Jena (Germany) VASP, DFT/hybrids,, GW, BSE, total-energy and forces, dielectric functions, nitrides, oxides, SiGe, SiC, C, fuorides, bulk, surfaces, 2D-materials (graphene and friends)
24 Rados Gajic Belgrade (Serbia) solid state physics
25 Matteo Gatti Palaiseau (France) MBPT (GW,BSE), TDDFT, Photoemission and loss spectroscopies, Optical absorption
26 Christine Giorgetti Palaiseau (France) 2d materials, tddft
27 Rex Godby York (United Kingdom) Many-electron effects in matter, time-dependent density-functional theory, many-body perturbation theory
28 xavier gonze Louvain-la-Neuve (Belgium) DFT, DFPT, Abinit
29 Paola Gori Rome (Italia) dft, many-body perturbation theory, optical properties, 2d systems
30 Hardy Gross Jerusalem (Israel) Many-Body Theory, Density Functional Theory, Time-Dependent Density Functional Theory, Non-Adiabatic Effects, Superconductivity, Femto-and Atto-Second Phenomena, Geometric Phase Effects
31 Myrta Grüning Belfast (United Kingdom) nonlinear optics, band-gap offset at interfaces, theory and code development
32 Nicole Helbig Liège (Belgium) Method development, density functional theory, density matrix functional theory
33 Maria Hellgren Paris (France) Many-body theory, TDDFT, ACFDT
34 Conor Hogan Rome (Italy) Surface science, 2D materials, organic molecules, yambo
35 federico iori Barcelona (Spain) heterogeneous catalysis, adsorption, ALD, deposition, hydrogen, CVD, coatings, metallurgy
36 Stefan Kurth San Sebastian (Spain) density functional theory, steady-state and time-dependent transport
37 Nicola Manini Milano (Italy) friction, phonon dynamics, dissipation, carbon structures
38 Andrea Marini Monterotondo Stazione (Italy) Yambo, NEGF, MBPT, electron-phonon
39 Miguel Marques Jena (Germany) DFT, TDDFT, xc functional, superconductivity, materials design, machine learning, octopus, libxc
40 Yann-Michel Niquet Grenoble (France) quantum materials and devices
41 Valerio Olevano Grenoble (France) many-body, correlations, TDDFT, spectroscopy, excitations
42 giovanni onida Milano (Italy) Surfaces, Optical Properties, Excitons, Hybrid Functionals, Carbon
43 Stefano Ossicini Modena (Italy) firts principle calculations, nanostructures, photovoltaic
44 maurizia palummo Rome (Italy) ab-initio GW BSE TDDFT excitons 2D materials surfaces organic compounds material for solar harvesting
45 Pasquale Pavone Berlin (Germany) lattice dynamics, code implementation, electron-phonon interaction
46 Enrico Perfetto Rome (Italy) Non-Equilibrium Phenomena, Time-Resolved Spectroscopies
47 Roberta Poloni Grenoble (France) BSE/GW, MOFs, correlated materials
48 Samuel Poncé Louvain-la-Neuve (Belgium) electron-phonon, transport, mobility
49 Olivia Pulci Rome (Italy) DFT, TDDFT, GW, BSE, topological materials
50 Esa Räsänen Tampere (Finland) quantum dynamics, coherent control, density-functional theory, time-series analysis
51 John Rehr Seattle (USA) Excited states and spectroscopy theory
52 Lucia Reining Palaiseau (France) Functionals, Many-Body Perturbation Theory, Time-Dependent Density Functional Theory
53 Gian-Marco Rignanese Louvain-la-Neuve (Belgium) vibrational properties, transport properties, high-throughput, machine learning
54 Patrick Rinke Espoo (Finland) GW, electronic structure theory, machine learning, theoretical spectroscopy
55 Pina Romaniello Toulouse (France) MBPT, density matrix
56 Angel Rubio Hamburg (Germany) TDDFT, MPPT,, new states of matter, quantum materials, QEDFT
57 Davide Sangalli Milano (Italy) Non equilibrium, Real Time, Exciton, Bethe Salpeter, Pump and Probe, Optics, Magento Optics,
58 Arno Schindlmayr Paderborn (Germany) many-body perturbation theory, GW approximation
59 Andre Schleife Urbana (United States) first-principles simulations, computational materials science, TDDFT, MBPT
60 Francesco Sottile Palaiseau (France) TDDFT, BSE
61 Ilya Tokatly San Sebastian (Spain) time-dependent density functional theory, many-body theory, QED, spintronics, superconductivity
62 Michiel van Setten Leuven (Belgium) GW, photo chemistry
63 Daniele Varsano Modena (Italy) Many Body Perturbation Theory, exciton condensation, low dimensional systems
64 Valerie Veniard Palaiseau (France) Non linear Optics, TDDFT
65 Claudio Verdozzi Lund (Sweden) Nonequilibrium correlated model systems , NEGF, (TD)DFT, ED, Quantum transport, disorder, spectroscopy, electron-phonon and magnetic interactions
66 Mathieu Verstraete Liège (Belgium) spectroscopy, electronic structure, phonons, electron-phonon coupling, magnetism, ultrafast dynamics, open source software development
67 Hans-Christian Weissker Marseille (France) TDDFT, real-time, metal clusters, optical properties
68 Ludger Wirtz Luxembourg (Luxembourg) exciton-phonon scattering, Raman spectroscopy, luminescence spectroscopy, 2D materials
69 Zeila Zanolli Utrecht (The Netherlands) quantum materials, topological materials, magnetism, quantum transport, real time spectroscopy, 2D layered materials