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Angelo Bongiorno

Associate Professor

Angelo Bongiorno is an Associate Professor in Chemistry at College of Staten Island – CUNY. Prior to joining CSI in 2015, he earned a B.S. degree in Physics in 1995 from the University of Milan (Italy) with the highest honors (Summa Cum Laude), and a Ph.D. in Physics from the École Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne (Switzerland) in 2003. He went to Georgia Tech (Atlanta, GA) as a postdoc in 2003, and at Georgia Tech, he joined the faculty of the School of Chemistry and Biochemistry in 2008, and in 2014 he also joined the faculty of the School of Physics. In 2015, he joined the Chemistry Department at CSI.


PhD, Physics, École Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne, Lausanne (Switzerland)

MS, Materials Science, University of Milan, Milan (Italy)

BS, Physics, University of Milan, Milan (Italy)

Scholarship and Publications

T. Cao, D. Cuffari, and A. Bongiorno, "First-principles calculations of third-order elastic constants via numerical differentiation of the second Piola-Kirchhoff stress tensor,", Physical Review Letters (under consideration).

F. Cellini, F. Lavini, T. Cao, , W. de Heer, C. Berger, A. Bongiorno, and E. Riedo "Epitaxial two-layer graphene under pressure: Diamene stiffer than diamond," FlatChem 10, 8-13 (2018).

Y. Gao, T. Cao, F. Cellini, C. Berger, W. de Heer, E. Tosatti, E. Riedo, and A. Bongiorno, "Ultra-hard carbon film from epitaxial two-layer graphene," Nature Nanotechnology 13, 133 (2018).

T. Cao and A. Bongiorno, "Atomistic Corrective Scheme for Supercell First-Principles Calculations of Charged Defects," Scientific Reports 7, 2834 (2017).
C. Aruta, C. Han, S. Zhou, C. Cantoni, N. Yang, A. Tebano, T.-J. Lee, C. Schlueter, and A. Bongiorno, "A-Site Cation Substitutions in Strained Y‑Doped BaZrO3 Multilayer Films Leading to Fast Proton Transport Pathways," The Journal Physical Chemistry C 120, 8387 (2016).

Y. Gao, S. Kim, S. Zhou, H.-C. Chiu, D. Nélias, C. Berger, W. de Heer, R. Sordan, L. Polloni, A. Bongiorno, and E. Riedo, "Elastic coupling between layers in two-dimensional materials," Nature Materials 14, 714 (2015)

S. Zhou and A. Bongiorno, "Density Functional Theory Modeling of Multilayer “Epitaxial” Graphene Oxide", Accounts of Chemical Research 47, 3331 (2014).

S. Zhou, S. Kim, E. Di Gennaro, Y. Hu, C. Gong, C.-Y. Chang, X. Lu, H.-C. Chiu, C. Berger, W. de Heer, E. Riedo, Y.J. Chabal, C. Aruta, and A. Bongiorno, "Film structure of epitaxial graphene oxide on SiC: Insight on the relationship between interlayer spacing, water content, and intralayer structure," Advanced Materials Interfaces 1, 1300106 (2014)

S. Zhou and A. Bongiorno, "Origin of the chemical and kinetic stability of graphene oxide," Scientific Reports 3, 2484 (2013)

M. Malagoli, M.L. Liu, H.C. Park, and A. Bongiorno, Energetics of protons crossing triple phase boundaries based on a metal catalyst, Pd or Ni, and barium zirconate, Physical Chemistry Chemical Physics 15, 12525 (2013)

S. Kim, S. Zhou, Y. Hu, M. Acik, Y.J. Chabal, C. Berger, W. de Heer, A. Bongiorno, and E. Riedo, "Room-temperature metastability of multilayer graphene oxide films," Nature Materials 11, 544 (2012)

Last Updated: 09.14.2015

Angelo Bongiorno

Contact Information

Office: Building 6S Room 215
Fax: 718.982.3910