Dr. Lorenzo Cupellini

 

Lorenzo

ORCID iD iconorcid.org/0000-0003-0848-2908

Phone: +39-050-2219204

Curriculum Vitae

November 2013 – November 2016, PhD Student at the Department of Chemistry, University of Pisa, under the supervision of Professor Benedetta Mennucci; founding by European Research Council (ERC)Starting Grant (EnLight – 277755)
PhD Thesis: “The interplay between electronic coupling and
vibrational motion in Charge and Energy Transfer”

October 2011 - October 2013
Master's Degree (Diploma) in Chemistry,
from Scuola Normale Superiore in Pisa

October 2011 - September 2013
Master's degree in Chemistry from the Department of Chemistry, University of Pisa.
Specialization: Physical Chemistry
Degree Thesis: "Modeling of nonelectrostatic interactions for molecular properties in solution", under the supervision of Professor Benedetta Mennucci

October 2008 - October 2011
Bachelor Degree (Diploma) in Chemistry,
from Scuola Normale Superiore in Pisa

October 2008 - October 2011
Bachelor Degree (Laurea) in Chemistry, from the Department of Chemistry, University of Pisa.

Degree thesis: "On the Firefly bioluminescence: Computational study of Oxyluciferin", under the supervision of Prof. Benedetta Mennucci

Publications
  1. Andreussi, O.; Caprasecca, S.; Cupellini, L.; Guarnetti-Prandi, I.;  Guido, C. A.;  Jurinovich, S.; Viani, L.; Mennucci, B. Plasmon Enhanced Light Harvesting: Multiscale Modeling of the FMO Protein Coupled with Gold Nanoparticles, J. Phys. Chem. A, 2015, 119, 5197–5206
  2. Cupellini, L.; Amovilli, C.; Mennucci, B. Electronic Excitations in Nonpolar Solvents: Can the Polarizable Continuum Model Accurately Reproduce Solvent Effects?, J. Phys. Chem. B, 2015, 119, 8984–8991
  3. Cupellini, L.; Jurinovich, S.; Guarnetti Prandi, I; Caprasecca, S.; Mennucci, B.
    Photoprotection and triplet energy transfer in higher plants: the role of electronic and nuclear fluctuations, Phys. Chem. Chem. Phys.,  2016, 18, 11288-11296, DOI:10.1039/C6CP01437B
  4. Iagatti, A.; Cupellini, L.; Biagiotti, G.; Caprasecca, S.; Fedeli, S.; Lapini, A.; Ussano, E.; Cicchi, S.; Foggi, P.; Marcaccio, M.; Mennucci, B.; Di Donato, M. Efficient Photoinduced Charge Separation in a BODIPY–C 60 Dyad., J. Phys. Chem. C, 2016, 120, 16526–16536.
  5. Cupellini, L.; Jurinovich, S., Campetella, M.; Caprasecca, S.; Guido, C. A.; Kelly, S. M.;  Gardiner, A. T.; Cogdell, R. J.; Mennucci, B. “An Ab Initio Description of the Excitonic Properties of LH2 and Their Temperature Dependence”, J Phys. Chem. B, 2016, 120, 11348–11359.
  6. Fihey, A.; Russo, R.; Cupellini, L.; Jacquemin, D.; Mennucci, B. “Is energy transfer limiting multiphotochromism? answers from ab initio quantifications”, Phys. Chem. Chem. Phys., 2017, 19, 2044-2052, DOI:10.1039/C6CP07458H
  7. Azarias, C.; Russo, R.; Cupellini, L.; Mennucci, B.; Jacquemin, D. "Modeling excitation energy transfer in multi-BODIPY architectures." Phys. Chem. Chem. Phys., 2017, 19, 6443-6453, doi:10.1039/C7CP00427C
  8. Segatta, F.; Cupellini, L.; Jurinovich, S.; Mukamel, S.; Dapor, M.; Taioli, S.; Garavelli, M.; Mennucci, B. "A Quantum Chemical Interpretation of Two-Dimensional Electronic Spectroscopy of Light-Harvesting Complexes." J. Am. Chem. Soc.,  139, 7558-7567, doi:10.1021/jacs.7b02130