Renato Pucci

Renato PucciRenato Pucci Professor Renato Pucci is Full Professor of Physics of Matter at the Department of Physics and Astronomy, University of Catania, Catania, Italy. He has been a visiting scholar at the Department of Theoretical Chemistry, University of Oxford, UK, for several years, where he collaborated with Professor N. H. March. His research interests include density functional theory, high pressure properties of simple molecular systems, alkali metals, superconductors, graphene. He has been Dean of the Faculty of Sciences of the University of Catania for several years. He chaired several high pressure conferences, including the EHPRG Meeting in 1998 and the Joint AIRAPT and EHPRG Conference in 2007. He has served several times as Member of both the EHPRG Committee and of the AIRAPT Executive Committee. He has been elected Member of the AIRAPT Executive Committee in 2013. E-mail: .