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           Sara Fortuna

Sara Fortuna

Postdoctoral Researcher at the CNR-IOM National Simulation Center at SISSA, in Dr. S. Fabris Theory@Elettra group up to September 2012.

 

Since October 2012 at the University of Udine in Prof. G. Scoles MoNaLiSA Group.

Research interests

           MPc 
self-assembly

                     MPc on a reconstructed surface

 

 

   Contact Details


e-mail:
   sara.fortuna[at]uniud.it

Phone@UniUD:
   +39 0432 494 362
Phone@SISSA:
   +39 040 3787 571

 

 

 

 

 

Positions held

  • Oct 2012 - now: Postdoctoral researcher, University of Udine (group of Prof. G. Scoles).
  • Oct 2010 - Sep 2012: Postdoctoral researcher, CNR-IOM DEMOCRITOS and SISSA (group of Dr. S. Fabris).
  • Jul - Aug 2010: Research Assistant, University of Warwick (group of Dr. Ir. S. Bon).

Education

  • PhD in Chemistry (Jul 2010), University of Warwick, UK (Supervisor: Prof. A. Troisi).
  • Diploma di Laurea in Chimica (MChem, Nov 2006), University of Trieste, IT.


Publications

Refereed Papers in Journals


  1. P. Gargiani, G. Rossi, R. Biagi, V. Corradini, M. Pedio, S. Fortuna, A. Calzolari, S. Fabris, J. Criginski Cezar, N. Brookes, and M.G. Betti, Spin and orbital configuration of metal phthalocyanine chains assembled on the Au(110) surface , Phys. Rev. B, 2013, 87, 165407 doi:10.1103/PhysRevB.87.165407
  2. M.G. Betti, P. Gargiani, C. Mariani, R. Biagi, J. Fujii, G. Rossi, A. Resta, S. Fabris, S. Fortuna, X. Torrelles, M. Kumar, M. Pedio, Structural phases of ordered FePc-nanochains self-assembled on Au(110) , Langmuir, 2012, 28 (37), pp 13232–13240, doi:10.1021/la302192n
  3. M.G. Betti, P. Gargiani, C. Mariani, S. Turchini, N. Zema, S. Fortuna, A. Calzolari, and S. Fabris, Formation of Hybrid Electronic States in FePc Chains Mediated by the Au(110) Surface, J. Phys. Chem. C, 2012, 116 (15), pp 8657–8663, doi:10.1021/jp300663t
  4. S. Fortuna, P. Gargiani, M.G. Betti, C. Mariani, A. Calzolari, S. Modesti, and S. Fabris, Molecule-Driven Substrate Reconstruction in the Two-Dimensional Self-Organization of Fe-Phthalocyanines on Au(110) , J. Phys. Chem. C, 2012, 116 (10), pp 6251–6258, doi:10.1021/jp211036m
  5. R. Chen, D. J. G. Pearce, S. Fortuna, D. L. Cheung, and S. A. F. Bon, Polymer Vesicles with a Colloidal Armor of Nanoparticles , J. Am. Chem. Soc., 2011, 133 (7), pp 2151–2153, doi:10.1021/ja110359f
  6. S. Fortuna, and A. Troisi, Agent based modelling for the 2D molecular self-organization of realistic molecules, J. Phys. Chem. B, 2010, 114 (31), pp 10151–10159, doi:10.1021/jp103950m
  7. S. Fortuna, D. L. Cheung, and A. Troisi, Hexagonal lattice model of the patterns formed by hydrogen-bonded molecules on the surface, J. Phys. Chem. B, 2010, 114 (5), pp 1849–1858, doi: 10.1021/jp9098649
  8. S. Fortuna, and A. Troisi, An artificial intelligence approach for modeling molecular self-assembly: Agent Based simulations of rigid molecules, J. Phys. Chem. B, 2009, 113 (29), pp 9877–9885, doi: 10.1021/jp9030442
  9. S. Fortuna, C. A. L. Colard, A. Troisi, and S. A. F. Bon, Packing patterns of silica nanoparticles on surfaces of armored polystyrene latex particles (COVER ARTICLE),
    Langmuir, 2009, 25 (21), pp 12399–12403, doi: 10.1021/la9010289

Refereed Conference Proceedings

Langmuir COVER

       Journal COVER

  1. S. Fortuna, and A. Troisi - Agent Based modelling of realistic molecules - Proceedings of the ECCS'10 European Conference on Complex Systems, 2010, in press.
  2. S. Fortuna, and A. Troisi - Agent Based algorithm for the study of molecular self-organisation - Proceedings of the Sixth European Conference on Complex Systems, 2009, p24, (ISBN 0-9554123-1-5) ISBN 978-0-9554123-1-8.

Thesis

  1. PhD: Modelling Techniques for the study of Molecular Self-Organization - July 2010.
  2. Master: Il caos quantistico nelle reazioni chimiche triatomiche (Quantum Chaos in Triatomic Chemical Reactions) - November 2006.


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Talks

Invited Talks

  1. 24 July 2012: Modelling techniques for the study of self-organised surface adsorbed molecular monolayers - Ochanomizu University, Tokyo, Japan.
  2. 23 June 2011: Self-organisation of surface adsorbed molecular monolayers: an agent-based view - Thomas Young Centre workshop: Thermodynamics and Kinetics of Surfaces and Interfaces from Simulations (22-24 June 2011, University College London, United Kingdom).
  3. 19 May 2011: Agent Based Modelling for the study of Molecular Self-Organisation - Physics Department, University of Modena, Italy.
  4. 8 July 2010: Monte Carlo simulation of polydisperse spheres on a spherical droplet - CCP5 Workshop: Particle Adsorption at Soft Interfaces (University of Warwick, UK, 8 July 2010).
  5. 7 April 2010: Agent Based Modelling for the study of Molecular Self-Organisation - ELETTRA Synchrotron Light Laboratory, Trieste - Italy.
  6. 17 February 2010: Agent Based Modelling for the study of Molecular Self-Organisation - Complexity Forum, Complexity Science Doctoral Training Centre, University of Warwick - United Kingdom.
  7. 2 February 2009: An Agent-Based Model for Molecular Self-Organization - CSC@Lunch Seminars, Centre for Scientific Computing, University of Warwick - United Kingdom.
  8. 30 January 2007: Il caos quantistico nelle reazioni chimiche triatomiche (Quantum Chaos in Triatomic Chemical Reactions) - Chemistry Department, University of Perugia - Italy.

Contributed Talks

  1. 3 September 2012: Structure and electronic properties of self-assembled transition metal phthalocyanines (M=Fe,Co,Ni,Cu,Zn) on the Au(110) surface - CMD-24, ECOSS-29, ECSCD-11, CMMP-12 (Edinburgh International Conference Centre, Edimburgh, UK, 3-7 September 2012).
  2. 14 September 2010: Agent Based modelling of realistic molecules - ECCS'10 European Conference on Complex Systems (Lisbon, Portugal, 13-17 September 2010).
  3. 21 September 2009: Agent Based algorithm for the study of molecular self-organisation - European Conference on Complex Systems (University of Warwick, UK, 21-25 September 2009).
  4. 2 September 2009: Agent Based modelling for molecular self-organisation - European Dynamics Days 2009 (Göttingen, DE, 31 August - 4 September 2009).
  5. 14 July 2009: Agent Based algorithm for the study of molecular self-organisation - EPSRC Network Mathematical Challenges of Molecular Dynamics (University of Bath, UK, 13-15 July 2009).