Andrea Listorti

Post Doc

Former colleague


CBN@UniLe Lecce


0832 18 16 241


Professional experience

2012 – to date

Post Doctoral Researcher at Center for Biomolecular Nanotechnology (CBN) of the Italian Institute of Technology (IIT), Energy Platform.

Independent research into new materials solar-cell technology. Main task: Conception and Optoelectronic characterization of innovative photovoltaic devices.


Energy Consultant for Progetto Continenti (International Non-Governmental Organization). Project design and implementation, with a focus on renewable energies utilization, for PC, in Myanmar and Cambodia.

2009 – 2011

Associated Researcher at the Imperial College of London. Main Task: Photoelectrochemical characterization of Dye-Sensitized Solar Cells (DSSCs) focussing on the photoinduced processes dynamics.

2006 – 2008

PhD Student, Molecular Photoscience Group – CNR, Bologna. Main Task: Design and photophysical investigations on new photoactive systems performing photoinduced processes.


  • PhD in Chemical Sciences at University of Bologna (May 2009)
  • Laurea (Master Degree) in Chemistry at University of Bologna, Mark: 110/110 cum laude (October 2005).

Selected Publications

Selected Publications:

V. Roiati, E. Mosconi, A. Listorti,*  S. Colella, G. Gigli, and F. De Angelis
“Stark Effect in Perovskite/TiO2 Solar Cells: Evidence of Local Interfacial Order”
Nano Letters, 2014, In Press, DOI: 10.1021/nl500544c
Vittoria Roiati, Silvia Colella, Giovanni Lerario, Luisa De Marco, Aurora Rizzo, Andrea Listorti* and Giuseppe Gigli    
“Investigating charge dynamics in halide perovskite-sensitized mesostructured solar cells.”  
Energy Environ. Sci., 2014, In Press DOI: 10.1039/C3EE43991G
Silvia Colella, Edoardo Mosconi, Paolo Fedeli, Andrea Listorti*, Francesco Gazza, Fabio Orlandi, Patrizia Ferro, Tullo Besagni, Aurora Rizzo, Gianluca Calestani, Giuseppe Gigli, Filippo De Angelis, and Roberto Mosca     
"MAPbI3-xClx Mixed Halide Perovskite for Hybrid Solar Cells: The Role of Chloride as Dopant on the Transport and Structural Properties"
Chem. Mater., 2013,  DOI:10.1021/cm402919x

A. Listorti, B. O’Regan and J.R. Durrant
“Electron Transfer Dynamics in Dye-Sensitized Solar Cells”
Chem. Mater., 2011,  23, 3381-3399

A. Listorti*, C. Creager, P. Sommeling, J. Kroon, E. Palomares, A. Fornelli, B. Breen,  P.R.F Barnes, J.R. Durrant, C. Law and B. O'Regan

“The mechanism behind the beneficial effect of light soaking on injection efficiency and photocurrent in Dye Sensitized Solar Cells”
Energy Environ. Sci., 2011, 4, 3494-3501

C.Law, S.C. Pathirana, X. Li, A.Y. Anderson, P.R.F. Barnes,  A. Listorti, T.H. Ghaddar and B. C. O’Regan
“Water-Based Electrolytes for Dye-Sensitized Solar Cells”
Adv Mater, 2010, 22, 4505-4509

A. Listorti, J. Durrant, J. Barber
“Solar to fuel”
Nature Materials, 2009, 8, 929-930

G. Accorsi, A. Listorti, K. Yoosaf and N. Armaroli

“1,10-Phenanthrolines: Versatile ligands for luminescent materials”
Chem. Soc. Rev., 2009, 38, 1690 – 1700

N. Armaroli, G. Accorsi, F. Cardinali and A. Listorti.
“Photochemistry and Photophysics of Coordination Compounds: Copper”
Top.  Curr. Chem., 2007, 280, 69-115