Marco A. Villena holds a PhD (with honors) in Physics and Space Science at the University of Granada, Spain, in 2015. His thesis focused on the modeling and development of a novel simulation tools for RRAM (Resistive Random Access Memories) devices called SIM2RRAM. Now, he is physicist/scientist at Applied Materials in Reggio Emilia, Italy. Previously, he was Postdoctoral researcher in the Soochow University, Suzhou, China and postdoctoral fellow in Stanford University, California, USA. His research interests focus on development of new physical model and simulation tools for RRAM devices based on 2D materials. In addition, he has designed new methods of automatic analysis for the experimental measurements of these devices. He is an expert user of the MATLAB software and other programming languages.




Resistive switching

Memristor devices based on 2D materials

2012 - 2015

University of Granada

PhD in Physics

Machine Learning

Machine learning applied to device characterization

Simulation of electronic devices

Based on MatLab platform

2011 - 2012

University of Granada

Master degree

2001 - 2010

University of Granada

Bachelor in Physics

Ab initio simulations for materials characterization

Based on VASP platform