CV

PERSONAL INFORMATION

Name Adam Sawicki
Date of birth 31.12.1984
Nationality Polish

ACADEMIC DEGREES

19.10.2016 – Habilitation in Theoretical Physics, Nicolas Copernicus University, Torun, Poland. Dissertations: The momentum map and quantum corellations.

23.09.2014 – PhD in Mathematics, University of Bristol, UK. Dissertations: Topology of graph configuration spaces and quantum statistics. Faculty of Science Commendation.

14.11.2011 – PhD in Theoretical Physics, University of Warsaw, Warsaw, Poland. Dissertaitions: Symplectic Geometry of Entanglement.

26.02.2010 – MSc in Theoretical Physics, University of Warsaw, Warsaw, Poland. Dissertations:Classical nonintegrability of a quantum chaotic SU(3) Hamiltonian system.

CURRENT POSITION

10.2016 – … Associate Professor of Mathematical Physics, Center for Theoretical Physics, Polish Academy of Sciences

PREVIOUS POSITIONS

10.2015-10.2016 – Marie Curie Research Fellow, School of Mathematics, University of Bristol, UK.
10.2013-10.2015 – Marie Curie Research Fellow, Centre for Theoretical Physics, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge, USA.
10.2010-10.2013 – PhD student, School of Mathematics, University of Bristol, UK. 03.2010-10.2010 – Assistant, Centre for Theoretical Physics, Polish Academy of Sciences, Poland. 03.2008-03.2010 – Trainee Researcher, Centre for Theoretical Physics, Polish Academy of Sciences, Poland.

FELLOWSHIPS and SCHOLARSHIPS

10.2013-10.2016 – Marie Curie International Outgoing Fellowship, two years in The Centre for Theoretical Physics, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, USA and one year in School of Mathematics, University of Bristol, UK.

10.2010-10.2013 – The University of Bristol Postgraduate Research Scholarship, School of Mathematics, University of Bristol, UK.

AWARDS

1. The Minister of Science Scholarship for Outstanding Young Scientists, 2016, The Ministry of Science and Higher  Education, Poland
2. ‘Stypendium Start’, 2015, Foundation for Polish Science
3. ‘Stypendium Start’, 2014, Foundation for Polish Science
4. School of Mathematics Excellence Award, 2010-2013, University of Bristol, UK

FINISHED GRANTS

10.2013-10.2016 Complex Topology, Ayons and Entanglement. Funding source: Marie Curie International Outgoing Fellowship ERC, 285 000 Euros. I was the  Main Investigator in this project.

06.2012-06.2014 Geometry and Topology of Quantum Correlations. Funding source: The Ministry of Science, Poland  45 000 Euros. I was the Principal Investigator in this project.

03.2011-05.2013 Quantum Statistics on graphs. Funding source: The Ministry of Science, Poland 15 000 Euros. I was the Principal Investigator in this project.

ON-GOING GRANTS

06.2016 -06.2021 Optimality, Universality and Controllability in the Theory of Quantum Computing. Funding source: National Science Center, Poland 200 000 Euros. I am the Principal Investigator in this project.

SUPERVISION OF GRADUATE STUDENTS AND POSTDOCTORAL FELLOWS

10.2015-now – Tomasz Maciazek, a current PhD student in mathematical physics at the Center of Theoretical Physics, Polish Academy of Sciences.

09.2016-now – Katarzyna Karnas, a current PhD student in mathematical physics at the Center of Theoretical Physics, Polish Academy of Sciences.

09.2012-10.2015 – Tomasz Maciazek, a former MSc student in mathematical physics at the Center of Theoretical Physics, Polish Academy of Sciences.

TEACHING ACTIVITIES

2010-2012 Tutorials in Calculus, Linear Algebra and Geometry, Mathematics for Economics and Biology students, School of Mathematics, University of Bristol, UK.

ORGANISATION OF SCIENTIFIC MEETINGS 05.2015 From Geometry and Chaos to Quantum Information and Neurobiology, Warsaw, Poland. A member of the organising committee

COMMISSIONS OF TRUST

10.2016-12.2016 Expert in the Mathematical Physics panel for Marie Skłodowska-Curie Individual Fellowships H2020-MSCA-IF-2016.

2010-2016 Reviewer in Communications in Mathematical Physics, Journal of Physics A: Mathematical and Theoretical, Journal of Mathematical Physics, Reports on Mathematical Physics, The European Physical Journal D, International Journal of Quantum Information, Quantum Information Processing.

MEMBERSHIPS OF SCIENTIFIC SOCIETIES

2012-2016 Research Network: AGA: Analysis on Graphs, Engineering & Physical Sciences Research Council (EPSRC), United Kingdom, 2012-2016

2010-2013 Junior Member of the Isaac Newton Institute for Mathematical Science, Cambridge, UK

CONFERENCE TALKS:

11. 08.2015, Universality of Beamsplitters, Nonlinear Control and Geometry, Institute of Mathematics PAS, Bedlewo, Poland
10. 04.2015, Universality of Beamsplitters, From Geometry and Chaos to Quantum Information and Neurobiology Symposium in honour of Marek Kus 60th birthday, Warsaw, Poland
9. 06.2015, Quantum Statistics on graphs, Quantum Correlated Matter and Chaos – A Workshop in Honour of the Life and Work of Richard Prange, Dresden, Germany
8. 09.2014, Topology of graph configuration spaces and quantum statistic, Topological Phases of Quantum Matter, Vienna, Austria
7. 01.2013, Convexity of momentum map, spherical actions and quantum correlations, Symposium on Geometry of quantum correlations, Warsaw, Poland
6. 12.2012, A new approach to N-particle quantum statistics, Quantum Graphs Workshop, Bristol,UK
5. 11.2012, A geometric look at quantum entanglement, Symmetries and Universality in Mesoscopic Systems, Langeoog, Germany
4. 04.2012, Geometry and quantum correlations, Young researchers in mathematics, Bristol, UK
3. 01.2012, Symplectic geometry of entanglement, Geometry of quantum entanglement CIRM, Marseille, France
2. 12.2011, Scattering from Isospectral Graphs, Quantum graphs in Mathematics, Physics and Applications Stockholm, Sweden
1. 05.2011, Isoscattering quantum graphs, 5th Workshop on Quantum Chaos and Localization Phenomena, Warsaw, Poland

SEMINAR TALKS

19. A fresh look at universal quantum gates, CTP PAS seminar Warsaw 11.05.2016 , QI group seminar Bristol, 11.08.2016
18. Topology of configuration spaces and exchange statistics, Applied Topology Seminar, Bristol, 28.04.2016
17. Momentum maps and quantum correlations I and II, Jacobs University, Bremen, 23-24.02.2016
16. Universal optical gates, Quantum Information Seminar, University of Bristol, Bristol, UK, 03.02.2016
15. Universality of Beamsplitters, Mathematical Physics Seminar, Baylor University, Waco, USA, 30.04.2015
14. Topology of configuration spaces and quantum statistics, QI group seminar, MIT, 17.05.2014
13. Quantum statistics on graphs, Seminarium ICFO, Barcelona, Spain, 24.01.2014
12. N-particle quantum statistics on graphs, CTP PAS seminar, 22.10.2013; Institute of Mathematics PAS, Algebra-Geometry-Physics seminar, 22.10.2013; Department of Mathematics, University of Reading, Analysis seminar, 15.02.2013
11. A link between Quantum Entanglement, Secant varieties and Sphericity, ITP,ETH Zurich, QI seminar, 05.02.2013
10. Spherical actions, convexity of the momentum map and classification of quantum states, University of Warsaw, QI seminar, 17.01.2013
9. Symplectic techniques in the entanglement theory, University of Nottingham, mathematical physics seminar, 14.05.2012
8. Symplectic geometry of quantum correlations, CTP PAS, Warsaw, theoretical physics seminar, 04.01.2011
7. Geometry of quantum correlations, Department of Physics, Nicolaus Copernicus University, mathphys seminar, 19.05.2011
6. Symplectic geometry and quantum correlations, University of Bristol, mathematical physics and beyond seminar, 03.06.2011;University of Bristol, mathematical physics seminar, 24.06.2011
5. Self-adjoint extensions of hermitian operators I and II, University of Bristol, mathematical physics and beyond seminar, 18.11.2011 and 25.11.2011
4. Isoscattering quantum graphs, CTP PAS,Warsaw, theoretical physics seminar, 06.01.2010; Institute of Mathematics PAS, Warsaw, Algebra-Geometry-Physics seminar, 17.03.2010
3. Scatering matrices of isospectral quantum graphs Weizmann Institute of Science, Rehovot, mathematical physics seminar, 14.09.2009
2. Classical nonintegrability of quantum chaotic SU(3) Hamiltonian system, School of Mathematics, University of Bochum, 17.06.2009
1. Non-integrability of Hamiltonian systems and differential Galois theory I and II, CTP PAS seminar, Warsaw, 07.01.2009 and 14.01.2009

CONFERENCE POSTERS

5. From Quantum Chaos to Graphs and Spectral Patterns, Weizmann Institute of Sciences, Rehovot, 11-15.09.2016, poster: Universal quantum gates.
4. 44th Symposium on Mathematical Physics, New Developments in the Theory of Open Quantum Systems, Torun, 20-24.06.2012, poster: The momentum map geometry and quantum entanglement
3. Symposium of National Quantum Information Centre, Sopot 18-19.05.2012, poster: Symplectic techniques in the entanglement theory
2. Quantum Malta: Fundamental Problems in Quantum Physics 24-27.04.2012, Malta, poster: Symplectic techniques in the entanglement theory,
1. Symmetries and Universality in Mesoscopic Systems, Munich 02.2011, poster: Limits of representations

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