Roberto Improta

Senior Researcher, Institute for Biostructures and Bioimaging (IBB-CNR), Naples

Ph.D. in Chemistry, University of Naples "Federico II", 1998 

Coordinator of the European training Network (Marie Curie Actions) LightDyNAmics

Member of the Executive Committee of the European Photochemistry Association

D'Alembert Fellow 2017-2018 at the University Paris-Saclay

Research interest


  • Development, validation and application of theoretical models and quantum mechanical computational methods for the study of large size molecules, both in gas and in condensed phase
  • Photophysics and Photochemistry of Nucleic Acids
  • Structure and dynamics of biological systems and materials, with special reference to the reactivity of the excited electronic states
  • Computational spectroscopy