Postdoctoral Fellow

Contact Details

Donostia International Physics Center (DIPC)-Edif. 4IMG-20150518-WA0005
Manuel Lardizabal Ibilbidea 20018, Donostia, Euskal Herria
phone: +34 943018526



Academic Education:

  • 15th September 2009 – April 2014: Philosophical Degree in Chemistry; thesis supervised by Dr. Pedro Salvador, Universitat de Girona PhD thesis: Development of new tools for local electron distribution analysis
  • 1th September 2008 – 15th September 2009: Interuniversitary Master in Theoretical and Computacional Chemistry. Universitat Rovira i Virgili, Tarragona, Spain. Master Thesis: Calculation of indirect spin-spin coupling constants in proteins
  • 1st September 2004- 25th July 2008: Degree in Chemistry, Universitat de Girona

Research contracts and grants

  • 1st January 2015- currently: Post-Doctoral research contract at the Donostia International Physiscs Center (DIPC).
  • 1st January 2014- December 2014: Post-Doctoral research contract, funded by the Ministerio de economia y competividad  (Europa excelencia project) under the lead of Dr. Eduard Matito at the Institut de Química Computacional i Catàlisi of the Univeristat de Girona, Spain.
  • 1st January 2013- 26th April 2013: Research contract, funded by the European Research Council (UE 7PM PEOPLE) under the lead of Dr. Eduard Matito at the Institut de Química Computacional of the Univeristat de Girona.
  • 1st August 2009- 31st December 2012: PhD fellowship (FPU program) awarded by the Spanish Ministry of Science and Education, at the Institut de Química Computacional of the Univeristat de Girona.
  • 1st January 2009- 31st July 2009: Ph.D. fellowship (FI program) awarded by the Generalitat de Catalunya, at the Institut de Química Computacional of the Universitat de Girona.
  • 16th September 2008 – 31st December 2008: Assistant professor (A2.6) at the Department of Chemistry of the Universitat de Girona.
  • 1st January 2008- 30th June 2008. Beca Colaboración 2008, from the Spanish Ministry of Science and Education. 

Research stays abroad

  • Prof. I. Mayer, Chemical Research Center, Hungarian Academy of Sciences, Budapest, Hungary, March 2010 (1 month) Title: “Local spin from physical space partitioning schemes”
  • Prof. M. Head-Gordon, University of California, Berkeley (UCB), Berkeley, United States, September-December 2010 (4 months). Title: “Charge transfer and the hydrogen bond”
  • Prof. M. Reiher, ETH Zurich, Switzerland, November 2011- February 2012 (4 months). Title: “Advances in Local Spin”


Publications list

13. Mauricio Rodríguez-Mayorga, Eloy Ramos-Cordoba, Pedro Salvador, Miquel Solà and Eduard Matito, “Bonding Description of the Harpoon Mechanism”, Mol. Phys. (Accepted), (2015), arxiv[physics.chem-ph]

12. Eloy Ramos-Cordoba*, Xabier Lopez, Mario Piris and Eduard Matito, H4: a challenging system for natural orbital functional approximations, J. Chem. Phys., vol. 143, p. 164112, (2015), DOI:10.1063/1.4934799, arxiv[physics.chem-ph]

11. Eloy Ramos-Cordoba, Veronica Postils and Pedro Salvador, Oxidation states from wave function analysis, J. Chem. Theory Comput., vol. 11, p. 1501-1508, (2015), DOI:110.1021/ct501088v

10. Eloy Ramos-Cordoba , Pedro Salvador, Mario Piris, Eduard Matito “Two new stringent conditions for the cumulant matrix” J. Chem. Phys. vol. 141, p. 234101 (2014)  doi:10.1063/1.4903449

9. Eloy Ramos-Cordoba, Pedro Salvador, “Diradical character from the local spin analysis“, Phys. Chem. Chem. Phys., vol. 16, iss. 20, p. 9565-9571, (2014) . DOI: 10.1039/C4CP00939H

8. Eloy Ramos-Cordoba, Pedro Salvador, “Characterization and Quantification of Polyradical Character“, J. Chem. Theory Comput., vol.10, iss.2, p.634-641, (2014) . DOI: 10.1021/ct401009p

7. Eloy Ramos-Cordoba, Pedro Salvador, Markus Reiher, Local Spin Analysis and Chemical Bonding, Chem. Eur. J., vol.19, iss.45, p.15267-15275, (2013) . DOI: 10.1002/chem.201300945

6. Pedro Salvador, Eloy Ramos-Cordoba, Communication: An approximation to Bader’s topological atom, J. Chem. Phys., vol.139, iss.7, p.071103, (2013) . DOI: 10.1063/1.4818751

5. Eloy Ramos-Cordoba, Pedro Salvador, Istvan Mayer, The atomic orbitals of the topological atom, J. Chem. Phys., vol.138, iss.21, p.214107, (2013) . DOI: 10.1063/1.4807775

4. Robert Ponec, Eloy Ramos-Cordoba, Pedro Salvador,Bonding Quandary in the [Cu3S2]3+ Core: Insights from the Analysis of Domain Averaged Fermi Holes and the Local Spin, J. Phys. Chem. A, vol.117, iss.9, p.1975-1982, (2013) . DOI: 10.1021/jp309295r

3. Eloy Ramos-Cordoba, Eduard Matito, Pedro Salvador, Istvan Mayer, Local spins: improved Hilbert-space analysis, Phys. Chem. Chem. Phys., vol.14, iss.44, p.15291, (2012) . DOI: 10.1039/c2cp42513k

2. Eloy Ramos-Cordoba, Eduard Matito, Istvan Mayer, Pedro Salvador, Toward a Unique Definition of the Local Spin, J. Chem. Theory Comput., vol.8, iss.4, p.1270-1279, (2012) . DOI: 10.1021/ct300050c

1. Eloy Ramos-Cordoba, Daniel S. Lambrecht, Martin Head-Gordon, Charge-transfer and the hydrogen bond: Spectroscopic and structural implications from electronic structure calculations, Faraday Discuss., vol.150, p.345,  (2011) . DOI: 10.1039/c1fd00004g