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Welcome to Dr. Alvaro Muñoz Castro Lab, at Universidad Autónoma de Chile (
Our research underlies electronic structure and related molecular properties for organic, inorganic and organometallic systems, employing theoretical methods. We focus on several molecular properties such as, bonding nature, optical, luminescence, magnetic response, among others, including synthetic procedure. 

We are currently engaged on Superatoms, Ligand-Protected Clusters,  Polyaromatic Hydrocarbons, Fullerenes, Endohedral structures, Long-ranged magnetic behavior, Host-Guest systems, Gold-Graphene interactions, etc.. 

Alvaro Muñoz Castro

Universidad Autónoma de Chile

Santiago, Chile

Email:  armunozc at

             alvaro.munoz at



ResearchGate Profile

Publons. Reviewer Activity (non-exhaustive list)

Open Lab Positions.

Visits to our place are welcome, previous to set a workplan with expected results.


Open Post-Doctoral Fellowship

We are looking for  highly motivated candidates who aspire to work in challenging research projects in the field of computational and experimental chemistry.

The fellowship is available from the chilean PostDoctoral FONDECYT Scholarship grant that funds up to 3 years projects:

If granted by FONDECYT benefits are,
- Monthly salary of about 3,000 USD
- Reagent and travel allowance: USD$ ~10,000 a year
Deadline is on June 2019, and results are available on October 2019.
info: armunozc at