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This page provides a summary of my career to date. For a more in-depth profile, you can view my comprehensive academic CV or the more succinct resume. For a complete list of my publications, please visit the Research section of the site.

Professional experience

2021 Postdoctoral fellow
TU Dresden, Large-Scale Theoretical Spectroscopy group (LSTS), Germany.
Project: Accurate, Exascale-Ready Methods for Theoretical Core-Level Spectroscopy of Complex Materials. Dr. Dorothea Golze's Emmy-Noether group.
2020-2021 Postdoctoral fellow
University of Twente, Computational Chemical Physics Group (CCP), Netherlands.
Project: Targeting Real chemical accuracy at the EXascale (TREX). European HPC Centre of Excellence (CoE)


2017-2020 PhD in Physics, University of Lille, France
Thesis title: Full quantum simulations of the interaction between atmospheric molecules and model soot particles
(available at theses.fr)
Supervisor: Prof. Dr. Daniel Peláez-Ruiz
2016-2017 MSc in Physics, University of Lille, France
Thesis title: Towards a quantum dynamical description of the photodissociation of Cl2 molecule adsorbed on ice
Supervisors: Prof. Dr. Daniel Peláez-Ruiz and Prof. Dr. Maurice Monnerville
2011-2016 BSc in Radiochemistry, University of Havana, Higher Institute of Technologies and Applied Sciences (InSTEC), Cuba
Thesis title: Mean Potential Phase Space Theory study of the Si(3P) + OH(X2Π) → SiO(X1Σ+) + H(2S) reaction
Supervisor: Assoc. Prof. Dr. Alejandro Rivero-Santamaría

Honors and Awards

2022 Poster Commendation Prize
Psi-k Conference (Psi-k 22). Lausanne, Switzerland.
2019 Best Poster Prize
10th International Meeting on Atomic and Molecular Physics and Chemistry (IMAMPC). Madrid, Spain.
2018 Best Poster Prize
6th High Dimensional Quantum Dynamics Workshop (HDQD). Lille, France.
2018 PCCP Best Poster Prize
9th International Meeting on Atomic and Molecular Physics and Chemistry (IMAMPC). Berlin, Germany.
2010 IChO Contestant
Cuba Team in the 42 nd International Chemistry Olympiad (IChO 2010). Tokyo, Japan

Teaching activities

2022 Modern Topics in Theoretical and Computational Chemistry, course website.
Place: TU Dresden, Germany
No. hours: 4 Language: English
2021 Qualification for a position as an assistant professor in a French University.
Section: 30 and 31 of the CNU.
Qualification numbers: 21230359242 and 21231359242.
2018-2019 Laboratory of Thermodynamics.
Place: IUT A de Lille (University of Lille), France
No. hours: 64 Language: French
2013-2016 Math Analysis and Linear Algebra.
Place: InSTEC (University of Havana), Cuba
No. hours: 72 Language: Spanish

Selected seminars, conference talks and posters

March 2023 Accelerating core-level GW calculations using the CD approach with analytic continuation of W,
Contributed talk. DPG-Frühjahrstagung der Sektion Kondensierte Materie. Dresden, Germany.
August 2022 Accelerating core-level GW calculations by combining the contour deformation with the analytic continuation of W,
Poster. Psi-k 22 conference. Lausanne, Switzerland.
December 2021 An overview of GW and its applications to core level spectroscopy,
Seminar. TU Dresden, Germany.
November 2020 A gentle introduction to MCTDH,
Seminar. University of Twente, Netherlands.
August 2020 On the automatic computation of global (intermolecular) potential energy surfaces for quantum dynamical simulations,
Invited speaker. Symposium and Summer School on Physics of Ionized Gases. Šabac, Serbia.
February 2020 Automatic computation of global (intermolecular) potential energy surfaces for (non) covalently bound systems,
Contributed talk. Journée Chimie Théorique et Simulation Moléculaire IdF/Nord. Chimie ParisTech. Paris, France.

Competitive research grants and fellowships

Dec. 2022 Travel Award of the Graduate Academy
Awarded by: TU Dresden Graduiertenakademie
Comment: Financed participation on the CECAM workshop Green's function methods: the next generation 5
Oct.-Dec. 2019 Research Grant German Academic Exchange Service (DAAD).
Awarded by: Deutscher Akademischer Austausch Dienst
Place: Universität Heidelberg, Theoretical Chemistry Group
Supervisor: Prof. Dr. Oriol VENDRELL
2016-2017 Labex CaPPA Fellowship.
Awarded by: Laboratoire d’excellence CaPPA
Place: University of Lille

Selected computational skills

Programming languages: Fortran, C and C++ (HPC optimization and parallelization with OpenMP, MPI, ScaLAPACK and CUDA), Python (SciPy, NumPy, Matplotlib, scikit-learn), Julia, Wolfram Language, Bash, Lisp (Elisp, Racket, Common Lisp), LaTeX, HTML/CSS
Software: FHI-aims (Developed low-scaling massively parallel GW algorithms), MCTDH (Developed the SOP-FBR and SRPTucker packages), CHAMP (Developed massively parallel QMC algorithms), AutoMeKin, MOPAC, Quantum package, MOLPRO, MOLCAS, Gaussian, Wolfram Mathematica, Emacs, Git, Inkscape, LibreOffice
Numerical methods: Tensor decomposition, Optimization Algorithms, Quantum Monte Carlo, low-scaling GW algorithms
OS: (NixOS) Linux, UNIX