Gian-Marco RIGNANESE,博士,比利时鲁汶天主教大学教授,鲁汶天主教大学凝聚态物质与纳米技术研究所(IMCN)模拟部主任,比利时基础研究基金会(F.R.S.-FNRS)研究总监(Research Director),西北工业大学材料学院讲座教授。

    主要研究领域为:第一性原理计算软件开发、材料基因工程,包括材料数据库、机器学习以及高通量计算;他是第一性原理计算软件abinit、高通量计算开源软件PyMatGenFireWorks的开发者;美国材料基因组计划材料数据库Materials Project( 的联合创始人;欧洲材料基因组项目OPTIMADE的联合创始人;2019年因其在第一性原理计算和材料基因工程领域软件开发的杰出贡献而入选美国物理学会会士。

      Gian-Marco Rignanese is Professor at the Ecole Polytechnique de Louvain (EPL) and Research Director at the F.R.S.-FNRS. He received his Engineering degree from the Université catholique de Louvain in 1994 and Ph.D. in Applied Sciences from the Université catholique de Louvain in 1998.

      During his Ph.D., he also worked as a Software Development Consultant for the PATP (Parallel Application Technology Project), collaboration between CRAY RESEARCH and Ecole Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne (EPFL) in the group of Prof. Roberto Car. He carried his postdoctoral research at the University of California at Berkeley in the group of Prof. Steven Louie. In 2003, he obtained a permanent position at the Université catholique de Louvain. In 2022, he was appointed as Adjunct Professor at the Northwestern Polytechnical University in Xi'an (China).

In 2019, he was named APS Fellow for original efforts developing free license software in the field of electronic structure calculations, and high-throughput calculations in a broad range of materials types.