Sandro Scandolo

Permanent Scientific Staff
Senior Research Scientist and Senior Coordinator, Research & Partnerships
Sandro Scandolo
+39 040 2240 209
scandolo@ictp.it
+39 040 2240 209
scandolo@ictp.it
LB-248
0000-0003-3826-4813

About me

I coordinate the ICTP Research Division and I am a member of the CMSP Section. My main area of research is the computational modeling of materials at extreme conditions of pressure and temperature

I hold a PhD in Physics from the Scuola Normale Superiore in Pisa, Italy. I was Professor of Condensed Matter Physics at the International School for Advanced Studies in Trieste, Italy, until 2002, and Visiting Research Staff at Princeton University between 2000 and 2002. In 2002 I moved to the ICTP as Senior Scientist in the Condensed Matter and Statistical Physics section. I am an expert in the computational modeling of materials at extreme conditions of pressure and temperature and I am one of the co-founders of the Quantum-Espresso project for the modelling of materials at the nanoscale. My papers have been cited more than 30,000 times (Google Scholar). I have organised more than 40 conferences and workshops and supervised more than 40 postgraduate and PhD students. I am a member of the editorial board of High-Pressure Research, of the scientific advisory board of Psi-k, and of the executive board of the “Lightsources for Americas, Asia, Africa, Middle-East, and Pacific” (LAAAMP) project. I am the Deputy Secretary General of the International Union of Pure and Applied Physics (IUPAP) and Vice-President of the Trieste International Foundation. I was elected Fellow of the American Physical Society in 2016.  

All Publications

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2022
The Journal of Chemical Physics (2022)
Sandro Scandolo
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2021
Physical Review B (2021)
Sandro Scandolo
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2021
Nature Physics (2021)
Sandro Scandolo
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2021
Applied Physics Letters (2021)
Sandro Scandolo
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2020
Physical Review Materials (2020)
Simon Ayrinhac | Victor Naden Robinson | Frédéric Decremps | Michel Gauthier | Daniele Antonangeli | Sandro Scandolo | Marc Morand
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2020
The Journal of Physical Chemistry Letters (2020)
Sandro Scandolo
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2020
Physical Review Letters (2020)
Sandro Scandolo
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2019
Physical Review B (2019)
Scandolo, Sandro | Mauri, Francesco | Calandra, Matteo | Errea, Ion | Biswas, Sananda
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2019
Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences (2019)
Scandolo, Sandro
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2018
Physical Review B (2018)
Montoya, Javier A. | Scandolo, Sandro | Biswas, Sananda | Cogollo-Olivo, Beatriz H.

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