Michele Amato

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Former Post-doc
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Today Maitre de Conference at the University of Paris-Sud
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Michele Amato
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+33 (0)1 69 15 33 47
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UMR8622 Institut d'électronique fondamentale (IEF)
Bâtiment : IEF - 111A
Université Paris Sud - 11,
91405 Orsay, France

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Michele Amato is Assistant Professor at the Institut d’Electronique Fondamentale of Université Paris Sud. In 2007 he got a M.Sc. degree in Materials Engineering at Università
Federico II, Naples, Italy, with a thesis entitled Theoretical Study of Metal-Graphene Interactions for Applications in Nanoelectronics. In 2011 he received his Ph.D. in Physics at
the Ph.D. School in Nano and Physical Sciences of Università di Modena e Reggio Emilia, Italy, with a thesis entitled "Structural, electronic and optical properties of SiGe
nanowires: Ab initio results". He was a visiting scientist at Institut de Ciència de Materials de Barcelona from 2009 to 2011. In January 2012 he moved to Paris for working at
Laboratoire de Physiques des Solides of Université Paris Sud. In March 2013 he has been awarded of a Marie Curie Intra-European Fellowship for working as Senior Researcher at École
Polytechnique in Paris. His research is devoted to the application of computational modeling to outstanding problems and issues in materials science, using ab initio quantum
mechanical theory and codes, with a particular focus on nanoscience.