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Matteo Patriarca

Ph. D. Student
Nano&Optoelectronics group (OLAB)

Dept. Electronics Engineering
The University of Rome "Tor Vergata"
via del Politecnico 1, 00133 Roma (Italy)

Tel +39 06 72597777
Fax +39 06 72597939

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Matteo Patriarca was born on June 2nd, 1983 in Marino, Italy. In 2014 he got his master's degree with 110/110 cum laude after completing a thesis on electro-optical simulations of polymer solar cell.

Since 2015 he is a PhD student within the OLAB research group of the Electronic Engineering Department at the University of Rome "Tor Vergata". At present, he is working on the Drift-Diffusion module, in TiberCAD, by a discontinuous finite element discretization.



  • Discontinuous Galërkin Finite Element Method (DGFEM)

  • Numerical analysis of elliptic problems and their discretization by DGFEM

  • Implementation, in multiphysics Tibercad environment, of the simulation models for the transport of carriers in electronic and optoelectronic devices

  • Solving van Roosbroeck system via Scharfetter-Gummel schemes
  • Finite Volume Method



Patricio Farrell, Matteo Patriarca, Jürgen Fuhrmann, and Thomas Koprucki. Comparison
of thermodynamically consistent charge carrier flux discretizations for fermi–dirac and
gauss–fermi statistics. Optical and Quantum Electronics, 50(2):101, Feb 2018.



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