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 understand and design advanced materials for renewable energy, water, and quantum information technologies.
Marco is a an assistant professor in the department of physics, computer science, and mathematics of the University of Modena and Reggio Emilia. He is also a visit assistant professor in the Pritzker school of molecular engineering at the University of Chicago and a visiting scientist in the materials science division at Argonne National Laboratory. He is recipient of a 2020 DOE Early Career Award. 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 Italian leadership computing facility CINECA, at the University of California Davis, at the University of Chicago and Argonne National Laboratory.
University of Modena and Reggio Emilia
Via Campi 213/A
Modena 41125 (Italy) mgovoni unimore.it
Argonne National Lab
9700 Cass Avenue
Building 241, room A381
Lemont, IL 60439 (USA) mgovoni anl.gov
University of Chicago
5640 S Ellis Avenue
Building ERC, room 351
Chicago, IL 60637 (USA) mgovoni uchicago.edu