Dr. Ion Mitxelena

Date of birth: 12/20/1992


Contact Details:

Address: Donostia International Physics Center, Manuel Lardizabal Ibilbidea, 4, 20018 Donostia, Euskadi (Spain)

E-mail: ion.mitxelena@ehu.eus

Current Position

Postdoctoral researcher at theoretical biochemistry group together with Dr. David De Sancho

Publications List (after PhD)


2010-2014: Graduated in Physics by the university of Basque Country (UPV-EHU), mention on physics of the condensed matter (2010-2014).2014: Grade thesis on “Traffic simulations using CA models, jams in the campus of UPV-EHU”. Simulacion-del-trafico–de-entrada-al-campus-leioa-erandio-analisis-y-solucion-de-los-atascos

It was applied improving the traffic in a 33%.Tráfico en la UPV EHU

2014-2016: European Master on Theoretical Chemistry and Computational Modelling (https://emtccm.qui.uam.es/).
2016: Master thesis on “Molecular Electrostatic Moments Using NOFT”, director: Mario Piris (http://www.ehu.eus/chemistry/theory/1_group/prof-mario-piris/#more-508).

2016-2020: PhD student. Grant of the University of the Basque Country (UPV-EHU). Dr.: Mario Piris. Title: Development and applications of the NOFT.

PhD thesis awarded by “cum-laude” mention

2020-present: Postdoctoral researcher at theoretical biochemistry group together with Dr. David De Sancho

Conferences and Workshops (PhD)

  • ZCAM, European School on Molecular Excited States, Zaragoza (Spain), 2015.
  • ZCAM, EMTCCM School on Theoretical Solid State, Zaragoza (Spain), 2015.
  • 5th TCCM Workshop, Castellón de la Plana (Spain), 27 June 2016. Oral Communication(talk_mitxelena_espa).
  • ESPA, Castellón de la Plana (Spain), June 2016. Poster(poster_mitxelena).
  •  Transborder Theoretical Chemistry Days, 9-10 November 2016, Bayonne (France). Invited talk.
  • 1st International Vigo Meeting on Advanced Computational Chemistry, 1-2 June 2017, Vigo (Spain). Invited talk.
  • Summer school: “European School on Quantum Chemistry” – Palermo (Italy) September 10-23, 2017.
  • “New Challenges in Reduced Density Matrix Functional Theory” – Lausanne (Switzerland) September 26-29, 2017. Invited talk.
  • “International Spring School on High Performance Computing”; Donostia – San Sebastián, April 23-27 (2018).
  • “Strasbourg satellite meeting to the 16th ICQC: Strong correlation in electronic structure theory”, 24-27 June 2018, Poster presentation.
  • Universidad de la Habana (Cuba), Laboratorio de Química Computacional y Teórica, July 12th 2018, Invited talk.
  • Transborder Theoretical Chemistry Days, 11-12 November 2018, Bayonne (France). Invited talk.
  • 2nd International Vigo Meeting on Advanced Computational Chemistry, 6-7 June 2019, Vigo (Spain). Oral Presentation.
  • 18th International Conference on Density-Functional Theory and Its Applications, 22-26 July 2019, Alicante (Spain). Contributed talk.
  • Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam (Netherlands), September 12th 2019, Seminar talk.
  • TNT2019 Conference, 30 Sept – 4 Oct 2019, Donostia – San Sebastian (Spain). Poster contribution.
  • Tensor Network States and Methods for Quantum Many-Body Systems (TENSOR19), 25 – 29 Nov 2019, Donostia – San Sebastian (Spain).
  • Total Energy and Force Methods (MiniTotalEnergy2020), 8-10 Jan 2020, Donostia – San Sebastian (Spain). Poster contribution.

Research Intership (PhD)

  • Department of Chemistry and Biology at Florida State University (USA). Prof Eugene DePrince. October-December 2017.
  • Department of Theoretical Chemistry at Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam (Netherlands). Prof K.J.H Giesbertz. September 2019.

Publications List (PhD)