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Christian Tantardini

PhD Thesis Defense

Date & Time:
January 31, 2020, 14:30
Skolkovo Institute of Science and Technology, 30, Bolshoi Boulevard, bld. 1, Room B4-3007
Candidate: Christian Tantardini
PhD Program: Materials Science and Engineering
Thesis Title: A study of chemical bonding through quantum chemical topology
Supervisor: Professor Artem Oganov, Skoltech
PhD Defense Jury Reports:

Professor Xavier Gonze, Skoltech (Chairman): report
Assistant professor  Andriy Zhugayevych, Skoltech: report 
Associate professor  Alexander Shapeev, Skoltech: report 
Professor Xavier Assfeld, University of Lorraine, France: report
Senior researcher Carlo Gatti, Institute of Molecular Sciences and Technologies, Italy: report
Research scientist Dmitry Kvashnin, Emanuel Institute of Biochemical Physics RAS, Russia: report

Thesis Changes Log

Thesis Defense Outcome:  The thesis is accepted “as is.” The candidate is awarded the Skoltech PhD degree.
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