Veronica Barone

Associate Professor
Department of Physics

Research Interests:

  • Electronic structure calculations based on density functional theory.
  • Molecular modeling of nanoscale materials for applications in energy storage, molecular magnetism, electronic devices, and characterization methods. Image Swap Static

Graduate student positions:

PhD and MS positions are available in our group to work on computational research related to layered materials for energy applications. For more information on how to apply, follow this link .


  • March 2017 - Thanks to the selection committee! V. Barone receives the 2017 CMU President's Award for Outstanding Research.

  • March 2017 - Are you attending the ACS National meeting in DC? Please check out our ENFL symposium "2D Materials: Novel Nanomaterials for Energy" - 254nd American Chemical Society (ACS) National Meeting & Exposition, August 20-24, 2017 - Washington, DC, USA.

  • January 2017 - Check out our recent paper "Tunable Broadband Nanocarbon Transparent Conductor by Electrochemical Intercalation" - Just published in ACS Nano Link

  • October 2016 - We thank the ACS Petroleum Research Fund for supporting our New Directions project "Unraveling the interactions between molecular species and two-dimensional materials" - A graduate student position will be open in our group to work on this project starting Fall 2017.

  • October 2016 - Congratulations to Burak for the acceptance of the 4th paper related to his Ph.D. work. "Two-dimensional Nitrogen Rich Transition Metal Compounds: The case of TiN2" - Link