SERGIO RODRIGUEZ PEÑA

Presentation

Graduated in Physics by the University of Cantabria with the specialty in fundamental physics, studying the last year in Erasmus Program at the Norwegian University of Science and Technology (NTNU) in Trondheim (Norway). Master´s Degree in Astrophysics, specialty in Matter Structure, by the University of La Laguna. High level of English (C1 Advanced CAE). Knowledge of scientific programming languages (Python, Matlab), crystallography software analysis (FullProf, GSAS-II), density functional theory calculation software (VASP, FHI-AIMS) and molecular dynamics simulation software (Gromacs, LAMMPS). Experience as a personal teacher of physics, chemistry and mathematics with teenagers.

Scientific interests

  • Quantum mechanical simulations methods to study the behavior of systems at atomistic level.
  • Phase transformations of solid systems at extreme conditions.

Scientific career

  • Poster in the 27th International Conference of the AIRAPT

Awards

  • Best academic record of ESO of the 2008-2009 year.
  • Best academic record of 3rd and 4º of ESO of the 2009-2010 year.
  • Academic award at the end of the obligatory education given by the Education Conseil of Castilla y Leon.
  • Graduated with honors in the high school.