Dr. Gabriele Penazzi


Angestellt, Senior R&D Engineer, Synopsys Inc.

Bremen, Germany


Scientific Programming
Optoelectronic devices
Computational Material Science
C++ Development
Fortran Development
Agile Development
Continuous Integration
Quantum Electronics
Quantum Chemistry
Solid State Physics


Professional experience for Gabriele Penazzi

  • Current 1 year and 8 months, since Jan 2021

    Senior R&D Engineer

    Synopsys Inc.

    Developing software solutions for ab-initio materials modelling and nanodevice simulations as team lead and scrum master.

  • 1 year and 2 months, Nov 2019 - Dec 2020

    Software Engineer

    Bruker Daltonik GmbH

  • 2 years, Nov 2017 - Oct 2019

    Senior R&D Engineer

    Synopsys, Inc.

    Working as developer of QuantumATK, a large scale C++/Python software platform for atomic-scale modelling of materials and nanoelectronic devices. I am part of the team focused on numerical performance, large-scale parallelization, software architecture and infrastructure.

  • 1 year and 2 months, Oct 2016 - Nov 2017

    Scientific Sofware Specialist

    Quantumwise A/S (Acquired by Synopsys Inc. in 2017)

    Development of Scientific Simulation Software for Nanotechnology applications

  • 6 years and 9 months, 2010 - Sep 2016

    Research Scientist

    University of Bremen, Bremen Center for Computational Materials Science

    - Performed research in the field of atomistic modelling of charge transport in nanostructured materials. - Lecturer in the course "Electronic Transport at Nanoscale". - Developer and trainer in DFTB+ (www.dftb-plus.info), a tight binding quantum chemistry software, with focus on charge transport models. - Co-author of awarded research projects grant proposals. - Co-organizer of international conferences.

  • 2009 - 2010

    Research Assistant

    University of Rome "Tor Vergata", Electronic Engineering Department

  • 2006 - 2010

    Founder and collaborator

    Tiberlab s.r.l.

    TiberCAD developer and trainer with focus on atomistic models and multiscale coupling

Educational background for Gabriele Penazzi

  • 2006 - 2010

    Learning and Sensing Systems Engineering

    University of Rome Tor Vergata

    Thesis Title: Development of an atomistic/continuous simulation tool for nanoelectronic devices

  • 2003 - 2006

    Electronic Engineering

    University of Rome Tor Vergata

    Thesis title: Development of a quantum transport simulator

  • 2000 - 2003

    Electronic Engineering

    University of Rome Tor Vergata

    Thesis title: Experimental analysis of optical properties of Gallium Nitride


  • English


  • Italian

    First language

  • German


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