Michele Cascella

Professor - Theoretical chemistry
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Phone +47 22855420
Room V 224
Visiting address Sem Sælands vei 26 0371 Oslo
Postal address Postboks 1033 0315 Oslo

Academic interests

  • Computational structural biology
  • Ab initio, hybrid QM/MM, classical molecular dynamics
  • Coarse grained and multiscale modelling
  • Development of the hybrid particle-field model


  • Since 2017 PI of the Hylleraas Centre for Quantum Molecular Sciences 
  • Since 2016 Full Professor in Theoretical Chemistry at University of Oslo, Norway
  • 2014-2016 Associate Professor in Theoretical Chemistry at University of Oslo, Norway
  • 2008-2013 Assistant Professor in Computational Chemistry at University of Bern, Switzerland (Swiss National Science Foundation Professorship)
  • 2004-2008 Postdoctoral fellow at Ecole Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne (EPFL), Switzerland
  • 2000-2004 Ph.D. in Statistical and Biological Physics at International School for Advanced Studies (SISSA/ISAS) Trieste, Italy
  • 1994-2000 Degree in Chemistry, University or Rome "La Sapienza", Italy


  • Development of the hybrid particle-field method and software 
  • Computer simulations of (bio) soft matter systems
  • Ab initio molecular dynamics simulations of Grignard compounds 
Published Feb. 4, 2014 2:03 PM - Last modified Aug. 18, 2020 5:03 PM