Illa Tuset

PhD Student
Simulation and Modeling Organic Materials

Sílvia Illa-Tuset

Contact Data

Phone: + 34 935 801 853
Fax: + 34 935 805 729
E-mail: [javascript protected email address]
Dep: Molecular Nanoscience and Organic Materials
Nanomol group's website


Sílvia Illa-Tuset enrolled her PhD in 2015 at University Autonomous of Barcelona (UAB) in Bellaterra (Spain). During the first two years of her PhD she was eligible as an ESR within the Initial Training Network (ITN) of Marie Curie Actions and for that she moved to Bangalore (India) at  Jawaharlal Nehru Centre for Advanced Scientific Research University (JNCASR). Afterwards, she came back to ICMAB-CSIC to continue her PhD under the direction of Dr. Jordi Faraudo (Theory and Simulation Department) and Dr. Nora Ventosa (Nanomol Group).

Research interest

Sílvia Illa-Tuset's research is based on atomistic molecular dynamics (MD) simulations to investigate the conformational dynamics of composite systems and for explaining and interpreting the results of experiments (mainly spectroscopic properties) designed to elucidate those dynamics. To explain the experimental findings, she carries out large-scale MD simulations by considering a vesicle structure named Quatsome (QS) as a versatile and stable scaffold for nanostructuring organic dyes with different properties.



University Degrees


Degree in Chemical Engineering 2013, Insitut Químic de Sarrià (IQS), Barcelona.

Master in Chemical Engineering 2014, Insitut Químic de Sarrià (IQS), Barcelona.



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