Group


Principal Investigator and Group Leader

Stefano-Sanvito

Prof. Stefano Sanvito
CRANN Institute,
Trinity College,
Dublin 2, Ireland
Tel: +353-1-896 3065
e-mail: sanvitos @ tcd.ie

Group Administrator

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Ms. Stefania Negro

CRANN Institute,
Trinity College,
Dublin 2, Ireland
Tel: +353-1-896 4836
e-mail: negros @ tcd.ie

Materials Design sub-group

Dr. Thomas Archer, Materials Design sub-group Leader

Llyod Building,
Trinity College,
Dublin 2, Ireland
Tel: +353-1-896 8455
e-mail: archert @ tcd.ie

Dr. Yanhui Zhang, Postdoc

Llyod Building,
Trinity College,
Dublin 2, Ireland
Tel: +353-1-896 8454
e-mail: yzhang1 @ tcd.ie

Dr. Rui Dong, Postdoc

Llyod Building,
Trinity College,
Dublin 2, Ireland
Tel: +353-1-896 8455
e-mail: dongru @ tcd.ie

Dr. Gabriele Saleh, Postdoc

CRANN Institute,
Trinity College,
Dublin 2, Ireland
Tel: +353-1-896 4606
e-mail: salehg @ tcd.ie

Dr. Sabine Koebel, Postdoc

CRANN Institute,
Trinity College,
Dublin 2, Ireland
Tel: +353-1-896 4606
e-mail:  @ tcd.ie

Mr. James Nelson, PhD Student

Llyod Building,
Trinity College,
Dublin 2, Ireland
Tel: +353-1-896 8455
e-mail: janelson @ tcd.ie

Organic Electronics sub-group

Dr. Carlo Motta, Organic Electronics sub-group Leader

CRANN Institute,
Trinity College,
Dublin 2, Ireland
Tel: +353-1-896 4606
e-mail: mottac @ tcd.ie

Dr. Rajarshi Tiwari, Postdoc

CRANN Institute,
Trinity College,
Dublin 2, Ireland
Tel: +353-1-896 4606
e-mail: tiwarir @ tcd.ie

Mr. Subhayan Roychoudhury, PhD Student

CRANN Institute,
Trinity College,
Dublin 2, Ireland
Tel: +353-1-896 4606
e-mail: roychos @ tcd.ie

Mr. Filiberto Biolcati Rinaldi, PhD Student

CRANN Institute,
Trinity College,
Dublin 2, Ireland
Tel: +353-1-896 4606
e-mail: biolcaf @ tcd.ie

Ms. Anais Colibaba, PhD Student

CRANN Institute,
Trinity College,
Dublin 2, Ireland
Tel: +353-1-896 4606
e-mail: colibaba @ tcd.ie

Spintronics devices sub-group

Dr. Maria Stamenova, Spintronics devices sub-group Leader

Llyod Building,
Trinity College,
Dublin 2, Ireland
Tel: +353-1-896 8454
e-mail: tsonevam @ tcd.ie

Dr. Matthew Ellis, Postdoc

Llyod Building,
Trinity College,
Dublin 2, Ireland
Tel: +353-1-896 8454
e-mail: maellis @ tcd.ie

Dr. Alessandro Lunghi, Postdoc

Llyod Building,
Trinity College,
Dublin 2, Ireland
Tel: +353-1-896 8455
e-mail: lunghia @ tcd.ie

Mr. Gokaran Shukla, PhD Student

CRANN Institute,
Trinity College,
Dublin 2, Ireland
Tel: +353-1-896 8454
e-mail: shuklag @ tcd.ie

Mr. Emanuele Bosoni, PhD Student

CRANN Institute,
Trinity College,
Dublin 2, Ireland
Tel: +353-1-896 4606
e-mail: bosonie @ tcd.ie

Mr. Mario Galante, PhD Student

Llyod Building,
Trinity College,
Dublin 2, Ireland
Tel: +353-1-896 8454
e-mail: galantem @ tcd.ie

Computational Electrochemistry sub-group

Dr. Clotilde Cucinotta, Computational Electrochemistry sub-group Leader

Llyod Building,
Trinity College,
Dublin 2, Ireland
Tel: +353-1-896 XXXX
e-mail: cucinotc @ tcd.ie

Mr. Ashwinee Kumar, PhD Student

Llyod Building,
Trinity College,
Dublin 2, Ireland
Tel: +353-1-896 8454
e-mail: kumaras @ tcd.ie

Group Alumni

  • Dr. Mario Žic, PhD Thesis: Machine learning methods for designing new magnets (2017).
  • Dr. Jacopo Simoni, now Postdoctoral Researcher at Los Alamos National Laboratory, PhD Thesis: Quantum theory of ultrafast magnetism (2017).
  • Dr. Amaury Melo Souza, now Alexander von Humboldt Research Fellow at Johannes Gutenberg-Universität Mainz. PhD Thesis: Molecular electronics: first principles and model approaches (2015).
  • Dr. Thomas Cathcart, now Coder at Dynamic Dublin. PhD Thesis: A considered application of the Langreth-Lundqvist van der Waals density functional in the context of: open shell molecules, atom centered basis sets, adsorption of graphene onto a Bi2Se3 slab (2015).
  • Dr. Awadhesh Narayan, now Postdoctoral Researcher at ETH Zurich. PhD Thesis: Theoretical study of topological insulators: model and materials (2014).
  • Dr. Sandip Bhattacharya, now Postdoctoral Researcher at Ruhr Universität Bochum. PhD Thesis: Charge and spin transport through organic semiconductors (2013).
  • Prof. Nadjib Baadji, now Professor at Msila University, Algeria.
  • Dr. Kapildeb Dolui, now Postdoctoral Researcher at University of Delaware. PhD Thesis: Ab-initio study of the electronic and vibrational properties on low-dimensional nanostructures made of layered transition metal di-chalcogenides (2013).
  • Prof.Igor Popov, Research Assistant Professor at Institute of Physics Belgrade, Serbia.
  • Dr. Aaron Hurley, now Senior Data Analyst at Think Evolve Solve. PhD Thesis: Spin-flip inelastic electron spectroscopy (2012).
  • Dr. Anna Pertsova, now Postdoctoral Researcher at Nordita. PhD Thesis: Atomistic models and time-dependent simulations of spin dynamics in isolated and current-carrying systems (2012).
  • Dr. Mauro Mantega, now Maths and Physics teacher at Collegio Vescovile Pio X and H-International. PhD Thesis: Charging, doping, and gating of a single dangling bond on a bare Si(100)- c(4 × 2) surface (2012).
  • Dr. Andrea Droghetti, now Postdoctoral Researcher University of the Basque Countries. PhD Thesis: Electron correlation and magnetism in molecules and solids (2012).
  • Dr. Nuala Mai Caffrey, now Assistant Professor at Trinity College Dublin. PhD Thesis: Spin-Dependent Transport in Multifunctional Tunnel Junctions (2012).
  • Dr. Sankar Dunga Kesanakurthi. PhD Thesis: First principles studies of molecular spintronic devices (2011).
  • Dr. Xihua Chen, now VP at Markit, Credit Derivatives Product Lead, London (UK).
  • Dr. Akinlolu Akande, now Lecturer at Sligo Institute of Technology. PhD Thesis: Computational studies of correlated 1D and 3D systems: a density functional theory approach (2011).
  • Dr. Ruairi Hanafin, now Associate, Global Corporate Securities, Quantitative Investing at CPP Investment Board. PhD Thesis: Monte Carlo study of dilute magnetic semiconductors (2009).
  • Dr. Ivan Rungger, now staff scientist at National Physical Laborarory. PhD Thesis: Computational methods for electron transport and their application in nanodevices (2009).
  • Dr. Chaitanya Das Pemmaraju, now project scientists at the Ultrafast X-ray Science Laboratory, Berkeley, PhD Thesis: Implementation of self-interaction free density functional methods and applications to diluted magnetic semiconductors (2008).
  • Prof. Cormac Toher, now Assistant Research Professor at Duke University. PhD Thesis: Electron transport in molecular devices (2008).
  • Dr. Miguel Afonso Oliveira, now Senior HPC Systems Engineer at The Francis Crick Institute, Imperial College, London (UK)
  • Mr. William Rodger Lee. MSc thesis: Exploring the limits of the self-consistent Born approximation to describe electron-phonon coupling (2008)
  • Dr. Malgorzata Wierzbowska, now Researcher at the Institute of Physics, Polish Academy of Sciences
  • Prof. Alexandre Reily Rocha, now Professor at Instituto de Física Teórica – Universidade Estadual Paulista
    São Paulo – Brazil. PhD Thesis: Theoretical and computational aspects of electronic transport at the nanoscale (2007)
  • Mr. Nicola Jean, now Senior Quantitative Developer for Internal Model Validation, Banca Carige spa. MSc thesis: Inelastic transport in atomic spin valves (2006)