-Private collaboration with the group of Prof. D. Gatteschi (University of Florence) 1994, Sept-1995, Jan
-Postdoc at the Laboratoire de Chimie Inorganique et Materiaux Moleculaires, Universitè Pierre et Marie Curie de Paris, France. Postdoc funded by the TMR program in the frame of the network: “Molecular magnetism: from molecules to devices”. 1998, June - 1999, June
-Private collaboration with the group of Prof. P. Zanello, University of Siena, Italy. 1999-2000
-Research associate in Inorganic Chemistry at the University of Siena, Italy. 2000-2001
-Permanent position as researcher at the University of Siena, Italy. 2002, Jan-present
EXPERIENCE AND RESEARCH ABROAD
-June 25 - July 15 (2000); 12 - 22 December (2000): Visit to the Johann Wolfgang-Goethe Universität of
Frankfurt to the group of Prof. M. Wagner for the training of an electrochemistry technician.
-December 5-20 (2001): Visit to the Istituto de Tecnologia Quimica e Biologica (ITQB) of Lisbon hosted by Prof. M.J. Calhorda in the frame of the joint project CNR-ICCTI on "Theoretical and electrochemical studies on polynuclear complexes".
- March-May (1998); September-October (1999); 1-30 November (2000); 8 September-14 October (2002); 25 April-2 June (2005): Visit to the University of Barcelona with a grant funded by the IHP program and by the Centre de Supercomputació de Catalunya (CESCA), hosted by Prof Santiago Alvarez and Dr. E. Ruiz (2005).
"Density functional analysis of the magneto-structural relationships in end-to-end azido bridged Cu(II)complexes" (1998).
"The DFT theoretical study of the photomagnetic prussian blue analogues". (1999);
"The DFT study of the electronic communication in polynuclear ferrocarboranes" (2000);
"TDDFT study of discrete dinuclear cyano-bridged complexes" (2002);
"DFT Modeling of photomagnetic Prussian blue analogues" (2005).
-June 15-25 (2009): Visit to the University of Barcelona hosted by Dr. M S. El Fallah and Prof. A. Escuer in the frame of the joint project Programma Azioni Integrate Italia-Spagna 2007 on: "Redox Activity and Magnetic and Spectroscopic Behavior of Single Molecule Magnets".
2000, April: Invited to the CERC3 Young Chemist’s Workshop on Magnetochemistry/Molecular Magnets as
one of five italian representatives
INVITED LECTURES AT INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCES
“Ptn Clusters as Synthons for Extended Conducing Systems: an Electrochemical, Spectroelectrochemical and
Theoretical Study” - 40th Heyrovský Discussion on Electrochemistry of Molecules with Multiple Redox
Centers, Castle Trešt, Czech Republic, June 10-14, 2007
“Spectroelectrochemical and Theoretical Studies of Electron Transfer in Donor-Acceptor Polynuclear Platinum Derivatives. Outstanding and Unexpected Effect of Peripheral Substituents on the TDDF results”-Key note lecture at XXXVI Congresso Nazionale della Divisione di Chimica Inorganica della Società Chimica Italiana, Lecce, September 1-5, 2008
“Molecular Metal Clusters for Molecular Electronics: Redox Properties of the Building Blocks”-Key note lecture at the XXV ICOMC (International Conference on Organometallic Chemistry- Silver Edition), Lisbon, Portugal, September 2-7, 2012
. “On the basic importance of the solvent effect in TDDFT calculations on the electron transfer in the
ionic system [PtII(NH3)4]2+[WV(CN)8]3-”- Università di Napoli- 2001
. “Electrochemical methods: principles and applications”-Lomonosov Moskow State University- 2002
. “UV-Vis-NIR Spectroelectrochemistry: a few experimental hints”-Università di Salerno- 2004
. “UV-Vis-NIR Spectroelectrochemistry: a few experimental hints”-IPCF-CNR Pisa- 2004
. “Spectroelectrochemistry: strength and weakness”-ISMN-CNR Bologna- 2010
. “Molecular Metal Clusters for Molecular Electronics: Redox Properties of the Building Blocks”- Universiteit van