prof.dr. C. Filippi (Claudia)

Full Professor

About Me


  • Augustus 1996: Ph.D. in Physics, Cornell University, Ithaca, NY, USA
  • October 1991: Laurea in Fisica, Universitá di Trento, Italy

Professional employment

  • Sep 2009 - ....: Hoogleraar (Full Professor) Universiteit Twente, The Netherlands
  • Jan 2006 - Aug 2009: Universitair Docent (Assistant Professor)Instituut-Lorentz, Universiteit Leiden, The Netherlands
  • Sep 2001 - Dec 2006: FOM Springplanker (Universitair Docent funded by FOM) Instituut-Lorentz, Universiteit Leiden, The Netherlands
  • Sep 1998 - Aug 2001: Lecturer National University of Ireland, Cork, Ireland
  • Sep 1996 - Aug 1998: Postdoctoral Research Associate University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, USA; Supervisors: Prof. David Ceperley and Prof. Richard Martin
  • Jun 1992 - Aug 1996: Graduate Research Assistant Cornell University, USA; Supervisor: Dr. Cyrus Umrigar
  • Nov 1991 - May 1992: INFM (National Institute of Condensed Matter Physics) fellow University of Trento, Italy; Supervisor: Prof.Giovanni B. Bachelet


Engineering & Materials Science
Excitation Energy
Excited States
Ground State
Wave Functions
Excited State
Wave Function
Physics & Astronomy
Wave Functions


Cuzzocrea, A., Moroni, S., Scemama, A. , & Filippi, C. (2022). Reference Excitation Energies of Increasingly Large Molecules: A QMC Study of Cyanine Dyes. Journal of chemical theory and computation, 18(2), 1089-1095. https://doi.org/10.1021/acs.jctc.1c01162
Feldt, J. , & Filippi, C. (2020). Excited-state calculations with quantum Monte Carlo. In Quantum Chemistry and Dynamics of Excited States: Methods and Applications (pp. 1). Wiley. https://doi.org/10.1002/9781119417774.ch8
Cuzzocrea, A., Scemama, A. , Briels, W. J., Moroni, S. , & Filippi, C. (2020). Variational Principles in Quantum Monte Carlo: The Troubled Story of Variance Minimization. Journal of chemical theory and computation, 16(7), 4203-4212. https://doi.org/10.1021/acs.jctc.0c00147
Nifosì, R., Mennucci, B. , & Filippi, C. (2019). The key to the yellow-to-cyan tuning in the green fluorescent protein family is polarisation. Physical chemistry chemical physics, 21(35), 18988-18998. https://doi.org/10.1039/c9cp03722e
Zulfikri, H., Koenis, M. A. J., Lerch, M. M., Di Donato, M., Szymański, W. , Filippi, C., Feringa, B. L., & Buma, W. J. (2019). Taming the complexity of donor-acceptor stenhouse adducts: Infrared motion pictures of the complete switching pathway. Journal of the American Chemical Society, 141(18), 7376-7384. https://doi.org/10.1021/jacs.9b00341
Cuzzocrea, A. , Feldt, J., Moroni, S., Scemama, A. , & Filippi, C. (2018). Finding the key to accurate excited states in quantum Monte Carlo. Poster session presented at 6th CHemistry As INnovating Science Conference, CHAINS 2018, Veldhoven, Netherlands.
Dash, M. , & Filippi, C. (2018). Modeling photo-excitations: Let’s play dice!. Poster session presented at MESA+ meeting 2018, Enschede, Netherlands.

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Visiting Address

University of Twente
Faculty of Science and Technology
Carré (building no. 15), room C4031
Hallenweg 23
7522NH  Enschede
The Netherlands

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University of Twente
Faculty of Science and Technology
Carré  C4031
P.O. Box 217
7500 AE Enschede
The Netherlands