Chiodo

Letizia Chiodo short CV

Assistant Professor in Theoretical Physics of Matter.

Research: theoretical-computational material science, from solid state physics to biophysics, with expertise is atomistic modelling methods, including electronic structure methods, for ground and excited states (DFT, TDDFT, beyond-DFT many body perturbation theory-MBPT methods), and quantum and classical molecular dynamics, with standard and advanced sampling methods. Expert in metals and metal oxides, surfaces, interfaces and nanostructures.

Working at modeling of membrane proteins and of lncRNAs with classical MD and bioinformatic structural methods.

Since 2010, scientific host of the HPC-Europa mobility program. Member of SIBPA, GNFM-INdAM, and ETSF (European Theoretical Spectroscopy Facility) Steering Committee member. Author of 3 book chapters and 40 publications on peer reviewed international journals (1600 citations, h-index=13, soruce Scopus. Full list of publications on scholar.google or Scopus.

Teaching: Mechanics and Thermodynamics (Industrial Engineering Bachelor Degree); Physics (Food Science and Human Nutrition Bachelor Degree), Applied Physics (Nursing Bachelor Degree).

 

Snapshot from an all-atom molecular dynamics simulation of the alpha7 nicotinic receptor embedded in the cellular lipidic membrane

Snapshot from an all-atom molecular dynamics simulation of the alpha7 nicotinic receptor embedded in the cellular lipidic membrane