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Mario Barzaghi

Dr Mario Barzaghi, 2014

CNR Research Scientist (November 1974 to June 2012)

CNR Institute of Molecular Science and Technologies (ISTM)
c/o Dipartimento di Chimica - Università degli Studi di Milano
Via C. Golgi, 19 - 20133 Milano - Italy

Independent Research Scientist (July 2012 to present)

Mario's Home Laboratory of Computational Chemistry
E-mail: moc.liamg@ihgazrabm.armzrb
Legal-mail: ti.cep@ihgazrab.oiram


Main fields: Physical organic chemistry
Computational chemistry
Electron Spin Resonance spectroscopy
Current interests: Quantum Topological (QTAIM | QCT) and Multipole Analysis of Experimental and Theoretical Electron Densities
Experimental and Theoretical Charge Density Approach (ECDA and TCDA) to Molecular Interaction Energies
Molecular Design
Modelling and Data Analysis
Main project: Properties of Atoms and Molecules in Molecular Crystals
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I am an independent research scientist. Until 2012 I was a Senior Researcher at the Institute of Molecular Science and Technologies (ISTM) of the National Research Council (CNR), since then I have been retired.

My research projects were in the field of computational chemistry and experimental data analysis, focusing on the electronic structure and properties of molecules and molecular assemblies, and using both first-principles treatments and simplified model systems, in order to establish a link to intuitive chemical concepts.

After retirement I got rid of all the political and bureaucratic crap of public research I had been involved in, and now I can devote myself to my research projects and scientific interests, which have actually become my favorite hobby. Ultimately, I see myself as a youngish old man of , who still enjoys solving problems and learning new things. My wife and sons don't mind that my scientific interests take up most of my free time as they too are more or less involved in science. external link

When in 1970 I began my doctoral thesis work in the laboratory of physical chemistry at the University of Milano, mechanical calculators were still in use and EPR spectra were being interpreted manually by means of rulers. I decided it was time for renewal and so I began to write fortran programs to be applied in solving actual application problems in the laboratory. Since then, while doing fundamental research in a number of different fields, I only consider a task done once a useful program has emerged.