Marco is a materials scientist with experience in interdisciplinary projects at the crossroads between physics, chemistry, computer science, mathematics, and data science. He develops predictive modeling techniques based on first principles numerical simulations to help design advanced materials for renewable energy, water, and quantum information technologies.
Marco is an assistant scientist in the Materials Science Division and Institute for Molecular Engineering at Argonne National Laboratory. He graduated in Physics and obtained his PhD in Nanoscience and Nanotechnology at the University of Modena and Reggio Emilia. He was a postdoctoral researcher at the Supercomputing Application and Innovation Department of CINECA, at the Department of Chemistry of the University of California Davis, and at the University of Chicago's Institute for Molecular Engineering.