Loredana Valenzano-Slough

Loredana Valenzano-Slough
"If you have built castles in the air, your work need not be lost; that is where they should be. Now put the foundations under them."
—"Walden" - H.D. Thoreau


  • Associate Professor, Chemistry
  • PhD, University of Southampton, United Kingdom, 2003
  • MSc, University of Torino, Italy, 2000

Work History

  • Assistant Professor, Michigan Tech, USA, 2012-present
  • Assistant Research Scientist, Michigan Tech, USA, 2010-2012
  • Postdoctoral Associate, University of Torino, Italy, 2005-2010
  • Postdoctoral Fellow, University of Leiden, The Netherlands, 2003-2005

Links of Interest

Reviewer for:

  • ACS: JACS, J Phys Chem Lett, J Phys Chem A/C, Inor Chem
  • RSC: J Mat Chem A/B/C, Dalton Trans, CrystEngComm, PCCP, New J Chem
  • Elsevier: Chem Phys Lett, J Solid State Chem, Appl Surf Science, Comp Mat Science, Physica B: Cond Matt
  • Springer: J Porous Mat
  • AIP: J Chem Phys
  • MDPI: Materials

Research Interests

  • Computational characterization of molecules and materials: energetic materials, nanoporous materials, cementing materials, active pharmaceutical ingredients, crystal growth, nucleation, surfaces, effect of defects on the structures and properties of materials, effect of water/solvents on material evolution and degradation, biomolecules