People


Theos January 2019


Jan. 2019. Front (from left to right): I. Laroche, M. Borelli, S. Waychal, G. Pizzi, M. Vanzini, L. Favre-Quattropani, N. Rivano, N. Marzari, G. Materzanini, M. Simoncelli, C. Bujenita, U. Vaucher, P. Mayor, L. Ercole. Back (from left to right): M. Gibertini, L. Talirz, S. Zoupanos, R. Baldock, S. Huber, G. Prandini, C. Andersen, F. Nattino, D. Tomerini, T. Chiarotti, F. Libbi, R. De Gennaro, N. Hörmann, T. Sohier, A. Marrazzo, L. Kahle, I. Timrov, E. Passaro, D. Campi, N. Colonna, C. Johnston, M. Tohidivahdat.

Previous group pictures

Group Leader
THEOS Management
MARVEL Management
Senior Scientists
Graduate Students
Postdoctoral Fellows
Application Support Specialists and Software Engineers
Master Thesis Students
Guests and visitors
  • Marcel Sadowski (exchange PhD student, April 2019 - June 2019)



Alumni
  • Shi-Lin Wang (master project, Autum semester 2018)
  • Pablo Piaggi (Fall 2015 - Jan 2019, joint with Prof. Parrinello, USI and ETHZ)
  • Dr. Martin Uhrin (postdoc Jan 2015 - Jan 2019)
  • Simran Kumari (MARVEL Inspire Fellow, Indian Institute of Science Education and Research, Kolkata, Dec 2017 - Dec 2018)
  • Dr. Matteo Cococcioni (Senior scientist, Oct 2013 - Oct 2018)
  • Rico Häuselmann (application support specialist and software engineer, Dec 2016 - Aug 2018)
  • Rong Zhang, (visiting student from Nanyang Technological University, Feb 2018 - Aug 2018)
  • Albert Musaelian (visiting student, Jun 2018 - Aug 2018)
  • Austin Zadocks (visiting student,May 2018 - Aug 2018)
  • Nicola Barchi (master project, Spring semester 2018)
  • Mahdi Hijazi (master project, Spring semester 2018)
  • Théo Jaffrelot-Inizan (master project, Spring semester 2018)
  • Prof. Scott Auerbach (visiting professor, Feb 2018 to June 2018)
  • Dr. Victor Manuel Garcia Suarez (visiting researcher, May 2018 - June 2018)
  • Dr. Nicolas Mounet (postdoc Feb 2015- March 2018)
  • Chiheb Ben Mahmoud (visiting student from CentraleSupélec Paris, May 2017 to Feb 2018)
  • Kejia Cui, EPFL (from Sept 2017 - Jan 2018)
  • Farzad Rezaeianaran, EPFL (from Apr 2017 to Dec 2017)
  • Carsten Staacke (visiting master student, Sep 2017 - Dec 2017)
  • Dr. Oliviero Andreussi (postdoc 2008-2012, 2015-2017, now assistant professor NTU)
  • Dr. Aris Marcolongo (postdoc 2015-2017, now IBM Zurich)
  • Francesco Libbi, (visiting master student, Apr 2017 - Nov 2017)
  • Norma Rivano (MARVEL Inspire Fellow, Mar 2017 - Oct 2017)
  • Dr. Marco Gibertini (postdoc 2013-2017, now Ambizione Fellow at U. of Geneve)
  • Dr. Fernando Gargiulo (postdoc 2015-2017, now ENEL)
  • Dr. James Moraes de Almeida (postdoc 2015-2017, now U. of Sao Paulo)
  • Dr. Ngoc Linh Nguyen (postdoc 2012-2017, now U. of Chicago)
  • Pierre Jean Francois Leroux (Master thesis student - Autumn 2016)
  • Sébastien Pierre Bienvenue (Master thesis student - Autumn 2016)
  • Przemyslaw Juda (Master thesis student - Autumn 2016)
  • Thanh Phong Lê (Master thesis student - Autumn 2016)
  • Mathieu Lempen (Master thesis student - Autumn 2016)
  • Dr. Andrea Cepellotti (PhD student Nov 2011 - March 2016, postdoc until Nov 2016, now Harvard University)
  • Abel Carreras Conill (visiting professor, Sept-Oct 2016)
  • Prof. Filippo de Angelis (visiting professor, Apr 2016 - May 2016)
  • Marco Coco (visiting PhD student, Apr 2016 - Oct 2016)
  • Dr. Riccardo Sabatini (postdoc 2013-2014 and visitor 2014-2016, now at Human Longevity)
  • Daniele Dragoni (PhD student, Oct 2011 - Apr 2016, postdoc U. Milano Bicocca)
  • Anand Chandrasekaran (PhD student, Jan 2012 - Feb 2016, postdoc Georgia Tech)
  • Daniel Marchand (visiting master student, Jun 2015 - Dec 2015)
  • Dr. Víctor Manuel García Suárez (visiting researcher, Sep 2015-Nov 2015)
  • Dr. Nongnuch Artrith (visiting Schlumberger fellow, May 2015-Aug 2015)
  • Augustin Bussy (bachelor semester project, Spring 2015; master semester project, Fall 2015; master thesis, Spring 2016)
  • Jocelyn Boullier (master semester project, Fall 2015)
  • Dr. Ivano Castelli (EPFL Fellow, Sep 2014 - Aug 2015, now assistant professor DTU)
  • Vojislav Đukić (visiting bachelor student, Jul 2015 - Sep 2015)
  • Sri Krishna Vadlamani (visiting bachelor student, IIT Mumbai, May 2015-Jul 2015)
  • Alvaro Charlet (master semester project, Spring 2015)
  • Philippe Schwaller (master semester project, Fall 2014; master semester project, Spring 2015; master thesis, Spring 2016))
  • Bruno Hadenque (master semester project, Fall 2014)
  • Dr. Giovanni Borghi (postdoc, Jan 2012 - Jan 2015, now postdoc at U. of Modena and Reggio Emilia)
  • Dr. Emine Küçükbenli (postdoc, Feb 2012 - Nov 2014, now postdoc at SISSA, Trieste)
  • Valentin Bersier (master semester project, Spring 2014)
  • Christopher Schmitt (master semester project, Spring 2014)
  • Dr. David Daniel O'Regan (postdoc Oct 2011 - Dec 2013, now assistant professor at Trinity College Dublin)
  • Dr. Giorgia Fugallo (visiting postdoc summer 2013, now CNRS and Université de Nantes)
  • Dr. Céline Dupont (visiting postdoc Jan 2012 - Dec 2013, now CNRS and Université de Bourgogne)
  • Léo Duchêne (master semester project, Fall 2013)
  • Leonid Kahle (master semester project, Fall 2013; master semester project; Spring 2014, master thesis, Spring 2015)
  • Alexander Urban (visiting student, Fall 2011)
  • Sanghamitra Mukhopadhyay (M.Sc. U. of Oxford, Sep 2011)

[2007 to 2011 to be updated]

  • Dr. Timo Thonhauser (DMSE, visiting scientist: Aug 2006 - Jul 2007, research associate: Aug 2007 - Jul 2008), Assistant Professor, Department of Physics, Wake Forest University
  • Dr. Ismaila Dabo (DMSE, graduate student 2002-2007), Postdoctoral researcher, Ecole Nationale des Ponts et Chaussées (Paris, France).
  • Dr. Brandon Wood (DMSE, graduate student 2001-2007), NSF Postdoctoral researcher, Jawaharlal Nehru Centre for Advanced Scientific Research (Bangalore, India).
  • Dr. Arash Mostofi (DMSE, postdoc Oct 2005 - Aug 2007), Lecturer (i.e. Assistant Professor), Department of Physics, and Department of Materials, Imperial College (London, UK).
  • Dr. Young-Su Lee (DMSE, graduate student 2001-2006, postdoc Aug 2006 - Aug 2007), Senior Research Scientist, Korea Institute of Science and Technology (Seoul, South Korea).
  • Dr. Boris Kozinsky (Physics, graduate student), Research Scientist, Bosch GMBH (Cambridge, MA).
  • Dr. Francesca Baletto (DMSE, postdoc May 2006 - Jul 2007), Lecturer (i.e. Assistant Professor), Department of Physics, King's College (London, UK).
  • Chen Li (Physics, undergraduate UROP Spring 2007), Graduate student, Physics Department, Cornell University.
  • Dr. Patrick Sit (Physics, graduate student 2002-2006), Postdoctoral researcher with Prof M. Klein, University of Pennsylvania.
  • Michael Tambe (DMSE, graduate student 2006), Graduate student, Prof. Silvija Gradecak, DMSE.
  • Dr. Manu Sharma (DMSE, short-term postdoc Sep 2005 - Dec 2005), Postdoctoral researcher with Prof. G. Galli, University of California Davis.
  • Krzystof Niemkiewicz (high school RSI Scholar, Summer 2006).
  • Janet Ryu (DMSE, undergraduate UROP, Sep 2005 - May 2006).
  • Adam Chao (Physics, undergraduate UROP, Sep 2005 - Jan 2006).
  • Dr. Paolo Umari. (DMSE, postdoc Jan 2004 - Dec 2005), Research scientist, Democritos National Simulation Center, and Elettra synchrotron (Trieste, Italy).
  • Dr. Damián Scherlis (DMSE, postdoc May 2002 - Sep 2005), Research scientist, CONICET and Departamento de Quimica Inorganica, University of Buenos Aires.
  • Giacomo Ferrari (Dublin Jerome High School, Dublin OH, Summer 2005).
  • Dr. Cody Friesen (DMSE, graduate student). Assistant professor, Arizona State University.
  • Dr. Mayeul d'Avezac (Physics, Paris VI, visiting graduate student, Jan 2004 - Sep 2004), Postdoctoral researcher with Dr. Alex Zunger (NREL).
  • Caleb Ng (high school RSI Scholar, Libertyville High School, Summer 2004),cUndergraduate student, Caltech
  • Mikael Rechtsman (Physics, undergraduate, May 2002 - May 2003), Graduate student with Prof. Sal Torquato and Prof. Frank Stillinger (Physics, Princeton University).
  • Ann Chi (high school RSI Scholar, Terre Haute South Vigo High School, Summer 2003), Undergraduate student, Harvard University.
  • Luke Shulenburger (Physics, undergraduate, Spring 2002), Graduate student with Prof. Richard Martin (Physics, UIUC).