August 2015-present: Postdoctoral Fellow, Los Alamos National Laboratory, Los Alamos, NM 87545, USA
December 2012-August 2015: Postdoctoral Fellow, University of South Carolina, Columbia, SC 29208, USA
November 2010-December 2012: Postdoctoral Fellow, Argonne National Laboratory, Argonne, IL 60439, USA
May 2010: PhD, Old Dominion University, Norfolk, VA 23529, USA
May 2005: MS, Old Dominion University, Norfolk, VA 23529, USA
December 2002: BS, Università degli Studi di Lecce, Lecce, I73100, Italy
Publications
A new leading contribution to neutrinoless double-beta decay
V. Cirigliano, W. Dekens, J. de Vries, M. L. Graesser, E. Mereghetti, S. Pastore, U. van Kolck 1802.10097 to appear on PRL
Neutrinoless double beta decay matrix elements in light nuclei
S. Pastore, J. Carlson, V. Cirigliano, W. Dekens, E. Mereghetti, R.B. Wiringa Phys. Rev. C 97, 014006 (2018)
Quantum Monte Carlo calculations of weak transitions in A=6--10 nuclei
S. Pastore, A. Baroni, J. Carlson, S. Gandolfi, Steven C. Pieper, R. Schiavilla, R.B. Wiringa Phys. Rev. C 97, 022501 (2018)
Quantum Monte Carlo calculations of electromagnetic transitions in ^{8}Be with meson-exchange currents derived from chiral effective field theory
S. Pastore, R. B. Wiringa, S. C. Pieper, and R. Schiavilla Phys. Rev. C 90, 024321 (2014) [12 pages]
Charge-symmetry breaking forces and isospin mixing in ^{8}Be
R. B. Wiringa, S. Pastore, Steven C. Pieper, and Gerald A. Miller Phys. Rev. C 88, 044333 (2013) [8 pages]
Electromagnetic transition from the 4^{+} to 2^{+} resonance in ^{8}Be measured via the radiative capture in ^{4}He+^{4}He
V. M. Datar, D. R. Chakrabarty, Suresh Kumar, V. Nanal,
S. Pastore, R. B. Wiringa, S. P. Behera, A. Chatterjee, D. Jenkins, C.
J. Lister, E. T. Mirgule, A. Mitra, R. G. Pillay, K. Ramachandran, O. J.
Roberts, P. C. Rout, A. Shrivastava, P. Sugathan Phys. Rev. Lett. 111, 062502 (2013) [5 pages]
Quantum Monte Carlo calculations of electromagnetic
moments and transitions in A ≤ 9 nuclei with meson-exchange currents
derived from chiral effective field theory
S. Pastore, S. C. Pieper, R. Schiavilla, and R. B. Wiringa Phys. Rev. C 87, 035503 (2013) [15 pages]
Electromagnetic structure of A=2 and 3 nuclei in chiral effective field theory
M. Piarulli, L. Girlanda, L. E. Marcucci, S. Pastore, R. Schiavilla, and M. Viviani Phys. Rev. C 87, 014006 (2013) [24 pages]
Two-nucleon electromagnetic charge operator in chiral effective field theory (χEFT) up to one loop
S. Pastore, L. Girlanda, R. Schiavilla, and M. Viviani Phys. Rev. C 84, 024001 (2011) [15 pages]
Thermal neutron captures on d and ^{3}He
Luca Girlanda, Alejandro Kievsky, Laura E. Marcucci, Saori Pastore, Rocco Schiavilla, and Michele Viviani Phys. Rev. Lett. 105, 232502 (2010) [4 pages]
Relativity constraints on the two-nucleon contact interaction
Luca Girlanda, Saori Pastore, Rocco Schiavilla, and Michele Viviani Phys. Rev. C 81, 034005 (2010) [9 pages]
Electromagnetic Currents and Magnetic Moments in χEFT
Saori Pastore, Luca Girlanda, Rocco Schiavilla, and Robert B. Wiringa Phys. Rev. C 80, 034004 (2009) [22 pages]