ICREA research professor and associate professor at Universitat Pompeu Fabra (UPF), group leader of the computational science laboratory. I have a background in applied mathematics (1997, University of Bologna) and a PhD in computational chemistry (2002, Queen Mary University of London). Previous work experiences include the CINECA supercomputing center (1998-1999), University College London (2003-2006) and Ramon y Cajal tenure-track fellowship at University Pompeu Fabra. The laboratory receives grants from national, international and leading industrial firms worldwide. I have published over 100 articles in international journals (PNAS, JACS, Nat. Chem., Nat. Commun., etc). I have been visiting professor at Stanford University in 2015 and IPAM-UCLA in 2019. My h-index is currently 36 with approximatively 840 citations per year as in 2019.