Stefano's main interests are Dynamical Systems Theory, Non-Equilibrium Statistical Mechanics and Non-Equilibrium Molecular Dynamics.

Professional Qualifications

  • 2011       PhD in Physics, Swinburne University of Technology, Australia (Advisor: Prof Billy Todd)
  • 2006       BSc (Hons I) + MSc in Theoretical Physics, University of Bologna, Italy (Advisor: A/Prof Armando Bazzani)

Research Projects

Development of Nonequilibrium Statistical Mechanics techniques and Molecular Dynamics algorithms for the study of polymeric and complex molecular systems out of equilibrium

Work Experience

  • July 2012             Postdoctoral researcher, AIBN, University of Queensland
  • 2011-2012           Postdoctoral researcher, Queensland Micro and Nanotechnology Centre, Griffith University (Lectured Physical Chemistry).


  • 2007-2010            Swinburne FICT top-up Award (only to selected PhD candidates).
  • 2007-2010            SUPRA Award (Swinburne University Postgraduate Research Award)
  • 2008                     COSNET funding grant $AUD 1,500 for a collaboration visit at Griffith University

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