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- Functionalization of nanotubes
- Organiic synthesis
- Polyelectrolytes
- TEM imaging

Environmental chemistry:

- Analysis of pollutants
- Purification methods
- Soil and water samples


Research Areas

- Toxicology
- Energy Sciences
- Pollution dynamics
- Water pollution circulation
- Life cycle of pollutants
- Heavy Metals
- Molecular interactions
- Environmental remediation
- Waste management
- Exotic Materials



Fjordforsk A.S. Midtun, 6894 Vangsnes, Norway. 911659654 |


Quantum Chemistry

Manzetti S. (2018). An electronic investigation into the physical, chemical and thermochemical properties of Niobium nanoclusters. The 1st International Electronic Conference on Crystals, Nano- and Two-Dimensional Crystals.

Manzetti S. (2017). Quantum chemical calculations of the active site of the solute-binding protein PsaA from Streptococcus pneumoniae explain electronic selectivity of metal binding. Structural Chemistry, in press. DOI: 10.1007/s11224-017-1036-6

Behzadi H, Manzetti S, Darahi M, Roonasi P, Khalilnia Z. (2017). Application of calculated NMR parameters, aromaticity indices and wavefunction properties for evaluation of corrosion inhibition efficiency of pyrazine inhibitors. Journal of Molecular Structure, In press. September . DOI: j.molstruc.2017.09.029

Manzetti S, Patek M. (2016). The accurate wavefunction of the active space of the rhenium dimer resolved using the ab initio Brueckner coupled-cluster method. Structural Chemistry, 27(4), 1071-1080

Manzetti, S., Lu, T., Behzadi, H., Estrafili, M. D., Le, H. L. T., & Vach, H. (2015). Intriguing properties of unusual silicon nanocrystals. Royal Society of Chemistry Advances, 5(95), 78192-78208.

Behzadi H, Roonasi P, Taghipoura K, van der Spoel D, Manzetti S. (2015). Relationship between electronic properties and drug activity of seven quinoxaline compounds: A DFT study. Journal of Molecular Structure,1091:196–202

Behzadi H, Roonasi P, Manzetti S, Esrafili MD, Obot IB. (2015). DFT study of pyrazine derivatives and their Fe complexes in corrosion inhibition process. Journal of Molecular Structure, 1086:64–72

Lu T and Manzetti S. (2014). Wavefunction and reactivity study of benzo[a]pyrene diol epoxide and its enantiomeric forms. Structural Chemistry, 25:1521-1533

Behzadi H, Esrafili MD, Manzetti S, Roonasi P. (2014) A density functional study of silicon fullerene endohedral X@Si20F20 and exohedral X-Si20F20 (X=O2−, S2−, Se−2) complexes. Physica E: Low-dimensional Systems and Nanostructures. 56: 69–73

Manzetti S and Lu T. (2013). Alternant conjugated oligomers with tunable and narrow electronic gaps as sustainable nanowires. RSC Advances, 3:25881 - 25890.

Manzetti S and Lu T. (2013). The geometry and electronic structure of Aristolochic Acid: possible implications for a frozen resonance. J. Phys. Org. Chem. 2013, 26 473–48

Manzetti S (2012). Chemical and Electronic Properties of Polycyclic Aromatic Hydrocarbons: A Review. Chapter 12, pp. 309-330 In: Handbook of Polycyclic Aromatic Hydrocarbons: Chemistry, Occurrence and Health Issues. Eds: Bandeira GC and Meneses HE. Chemistry Research and Applications Series. Environmental Remediation Technologies, Regulations and Safety. Nova Science Publishers.




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Ongoing programs



Industrial Doctorate program in Environmental Chemistry at Uppsala University.

Dr. Phil. program in Mathematics at University of Oslo.

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