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Matteo Briganti

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Computational Chemistry


- 2014 - 2017 PhD in Chemical Sciences

LAboratory of Molecular Magnetism (LaMM), Chemistry Department "Ugo Schiff", University of Florence, Italy.

Laboratorio de Magnetismo Molecular, Instituto de Quimica, Universidade Federal Fluminense, Niterói, Brazil.

Thesis title: Multi-level Modeling of Lanthanide-containing materials by Ab Initio methods

Supervisor: Prof. Dr. Federico Totti

Supervisor: Prof. Dr. Maria das Graças Fialho Vaz


- 2012 - 2014 Master’s degree in Chemical Sciences (110/110 cum laude)

LAboratory of Molecular Magnetism (LaMM), Chemistry Department "Ugo Schiff", University of Florence, Italy.

Thesis title: Magnetic Properties Computed by Ab Initio Computational Methods of Lanthanides Single Molecule Magnets

Supervisor: Prof. Dr. Federico Totti

Co-supervisor: Prof. Dr. Roberta Sessoli


- 2009 - 2012 Bachelor’s degree in Chemical Sciences (110/110 cum laude) 

European Laboratory of Non-Linear Spectroscopy, Chemistry Department "Ugo Schiff", University of Florence, Italy

Thesis title: Synthesis and high-pressure photoinduced reactivity of methane hydrate

Supervisor: Prof. Roberto Bini

Co-supervisor: Dr. Matteo Ceppatelli



February 2018 – present

Post-doc position

Laboratory of Molecular Magnetism (LaMM), Department of Chemistry “Ugo Schiff”, University of Florence, Italy. 

Project: "Molecular Spin Qbits in condensed and adsorbed phase: spin modeling through ab initio calculations based on DFT and post-HF approaches".



10th International Conference on f-Elements
September 2018 - Lausanne (Switzerland). Poster contribution and prize for best poster presentation: "Covalent or Electrostatic? What DyDOTA can teach us about chemical bonding in f-elements"
6th European Conference on Molecular Magnetism,
August 2017 - Bucarest (Romania). Flash presentation and poster contribution: "Point and line to plane: an ab initio study of Single Chain Magnets adsorbed on surface"
10th European School on Molecular Nanoscience, May 2017 - El Escorial (Madrid, Spain), Oral Contribution: "Chimeric heterospin 2p-4f and 2p-3d-4f complexes with asymmetric ligands: advantageous strategy? An ab initio point of view."
42nd International Conference on Cooordination Chemistry - July 2016 - Brest (France), Oral Contribution: "Magnetic Properties of Compounds with Different Spin Carriers: An Electronic Structure Insight." 

10th Brazilian School of Magnetism - May 2016 - Belem (Brazil), Poster contribution: "Propriedades magnéticas de compostos com diferentes portadores de spin: uma introspecção da estrutura eletrônica."

 5th European Conference on Molecular Magnetism - September 2015 - Zaragoza (Spain), Poster contribution: "Subtle Geometrical Effects on Magnetic Anisotropy of Mononuclear Lanthanide Single Molecule Magnets: the DyDOTA Archetype." 



2016 – 2017 (12 months)

Research experience at the Universidade Federal Fluminense, Niteroi, Rio de Janeiro (Brazil) in the frame of the joint PhD Thesis.




Teaching support activity for the course of General and Inorganic Chemistry for the students of Applied Pharmaceutical Sciences (Bachelor degree), University of Florence (Italy).

January 2017

Seminar at Universidade Federal Fluminense, Instituto de Quimica, for the post-graduation programme in Chemistry

May 2016

Seminar at Universidade Federal do Rio de Janeiro, Instituto de Fisica for the post-graduation programme in solid-state physics



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last update: 21-Nov-2018
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