Simone Piccinin
Staff scientist, permanent researcher CNR
E-mail piccinin[at]
Phone +39 040 3787317
Address Centro DEMOCRITOS - Istituto Officina dei Materiali CNR-IOM
c/o Scuola Internazionale Superiore di Studi Avanzati (SISSA)
Via Bonomea 265, 34136 Trieste ITALY
Office 318
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Research group web page:    Nanostructured materials and computational catalysis

Research interests
- Computational materials science for energy conversion and storage
- Heterogeneous catalysis and chemical reactivity of metal and oxides surfaces
- Kinetic Monte Carlo
- Computational spectroscopy

Biographical sketch
- 2011-present: Researcher (permanent) at CNR-IOM, Trieste
- 2009-11: Researcher (fixed term) at CNR-IOM, Trieste
- 2007-8: Postdoc at Univ. of Sydney, Dept. of Physics (Prof. C. Stampfl)
- 2006: Ph.D. in Chemistry at Princeton Univ. (Prof. R. Car)
- 2001: Laurea (M.Sc.) in Materials Engineering at Univ. of Trieste (Prof. A De Vita)

Link to publication list