Personal Details

Date and place of Birth: 27th August 1969 - Fermo (AP) Italy; Nationality: Italian

Professional positions

  • From Oct. 2014-to date: Associate professor of General and Inorganic Chemistry (CHIM03 03/B1), Dept. Physics, University of Trento, Italy
  • 2005-Sept. 2014: Researcher in Chemistry, Dept. Physics, University of Trento, Italy

Post graduate positions/fellowships

  • 2000-2004: post-doc in the Molecular Physics Lab., Dept. Physics, University of Trento, Italy
  • 1998-2000: post-doc with Prof. Andrew J. Orr-Ewing, School of Chemistry, University of Bristol, UK

Education and Qualifications

  • 2012: “Abilitazione Scientifica Nazionale” to associate professor in the Chemical Sciences (in sectors 03/B1 “Fondamenti Delle Scienze Chimiche e Sistemi Inorganici” and 03/B2 “Fondamenti Chimici delle Tecnologie”)
  • 1998: Phd in Chemistry, University of Perugia, Italy
  • 1995: “Abilitazione” to the chemical profession, University of Perugia, Italy
  • 1993: Master’s degree (Laurea) in Chemistry (summa cum laude), University of Perugia, Italy
  • 1988: Diploma from “Liceo Scientifico” (60/60 full marks) at Fermo (AP) Italy

Research activities, outcomes and projects
Co-author of more than 68 scientific publications on international peer-reviewed journals, bookchapters, and many conference proceedings.

According to the ISI Web of Knowledge (on 14/11/2016) overall her work collected about 1527 citations, with an h-index=22

She regularly acts as reviewer for numerous peer-reviewed journals such as Journal of Physical Chemistry, International Journal of Mass Spectrometry, PCCP, JACS, Analyst, and for the National Science Foundation

  • 2014-present: participant in the COST Action CM1401 “Our-astrochemical history”
  • 2012-present: participant in the COST Action CM1204 “XUV/X-ray light and fast ions for ultrafast chemistry (XLIC)”
  • 2010-2013: participant in the COST Action CM0805 “The Chemical Cosmos: Understanding Chemistry in Astronomical Environments”
  • 2010-2012: P.I. in the bilateral research program CNR-AVCR "Ion-molecule reactions relevant to Titan's ionosphere"
  • 2007-2009: P.I. in the bilateral research program CNR-AVCR "Gas-phase chemistry and physics of new rare-gas compounds"
  • 2009-present: P.I. of various successful beamtime applications at SOLEIL and ELETTRA Synchrotron Radiation Facility
  • 2006-2007: Member of the UNITN Unit for the “Progetto di Rilevante Interesse Nazionale” (PRIN 2005) founded by italian university ministry on “Studio sperimentale di processi collisionali nei plasmi e nei fasci supersonici. Applicazioni alle tecnologie energetiche, ambientali, e delle nano-strutture”

Additional information
From September 2014 until March 2015 D.A. was on maternity leave

  • From Jan 2017: Member of the International Scientific Committee of SASP (Symposium on Atomic, Cluster and Surface Physics)
  • Oct 2015-present: Representative of the Physics Department in the University of Trento Committee for Gender Equality and Diversity
  • May 2014-present: Member of the Executive Board of the Physics PhD program at Univ. Trento
  • 2009 - present: Delegate of the Physics Dept. for the stage and placement of students in the Bachelor and Master degrees in Physics at University of Trento
  • 2007: Guest Editor of the special issue of CAMOP Section of Physica Scripta vol. 76 (3) 2007, featuring Comments from MOLEC XVI
  • 2006: Chairman and organizer of the MOLEC XVI 2006 European Conference on the Dynamics of Molecular Systems, Levico Terme, IT