CV

Adam Sawicki, PhD

ACADEMIC DEGREES

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

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

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

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

POSITION

12.2019- now – Director of the Centre for Theoretical Physics, Polish Academy of Sciences, Poland.

10.2019 – nowProfessor of the Institute, Centre for Theoretical Physics, Polish Academy of Sciences, Poland.

02.2017- 09.2019 – Associate Professor, Centre for Theoretical Physics, Polish Academy of Sciences, Poland.

01.2019-12.2019 Deputy of the Director for Scientific Affairs, Centre for Theoretical Physics, Polish Academy of Sciences, Poland.

10.2015-10.2016Marie Curie Research Fellow, School of Mathematics, University of Bristol, UK.

10.2013-10.2015Marie 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.

03.2010-10.2010Assistant, 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

10.2013-10.2016Marie 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.

10.2010-10.2013The 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

GRANTS

01.2021-01.2025 – Efficient sets of gates and shallow quantum circuits, National Science Center, Poland, 250 000 Euros, I am the Principal Investigator in this project.

06.2016-06.2021Optimality, 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.

01.10.2013-30.09.2016 – Complex Topology, Ayons and Entanglement, Marie Curie International Outgoing Fellowship, 285 000  Euros, University of Bristol and Massachusetts Institute of Technology, I was the Principal Investigator in this project.

04.04.2012-03.04.2014 – Topology and Geometry of quantum correlations, The Ministry of Science and Higher Education, 45 000  Euros, Center for Theoretical Physics, PAS, I was the Principal Investigator in this project.

04.05.2011-03.05.2013 – Analysis of Quantum Statistics on quantum graphs, The Ministry of Science and Higher Education 15 000  Euros, Center for Theoretical Physics PAS, I was the Principal Investigator in this project.

MY GRADUATE and UNDERGRADUATE STUDENTS

10.2018-now Mr Lorenzo Mattioli, current PhD student in mathematical physics workingin quantum computing.

10.2020-now Mr Oskar Słowik, current PhD student in mathematical physics working in quantum computing.

10.2015-.10.2018Dr Katarzyna Karnas, my former PhD student in mathematical physics at the Center of Theoretical Physics, Polish Academy of Sciences. Thesis: “Universality in quantum computation” – successfully defended 10.2018

09.2012-10.2015 Dr Tomasz Maciazek, my former PhD and MSc student in mathematical physics at the Center of Theoretical Physics, Polish Academy of Sciences. Thesis “Topology of configuration spaces for particles on graphs” defended in October 2018. Currently he is a Vice Chancellor’s Fellow, School of Mathematics, University of Bristol.

10.2017-09.2018 Mr Oskar Słowik, my former BSc and MSc student in in mathematical physics at the Center of Theoretical Physics, Polish Academy of Sciences. BSc thesis: “Asymptotic equivalence of multipartite quantum states under SLOCC operations” – successfully defended 09.2018

10.2016-10.2017Mr Maciej Ogrodnik, my former BSc student in in mathematical physics at the Center of Theoretical Physics, Polish Academy of Sciences. BSc thesis: “Quantum statistics and geometric quantization” – successfully defended 10.2017

06.2020-now Mr Piotr Dulian, current MSc student and former BSc student in mathematical physics working in quantum computing. BSc thesis „Efficient sets of quantum gates” – defended 10.2021.

TEACHING ACTIVITIES

2020-2021 – Lecture 30h : „Current trends in quantum computing”, Warsaw4PhD graduate school

2020-2021 – Lecture 30h: „Compact Lie groups and their representations”, Warsaw4PhD graduate school

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

ORGANISATION OF SCIENTIFIC MEETINGS

09.2021 – Quantum Optics X, Toruń, Poland. A member of the scientific committee

08.2021 – 40th anniversary of CTP PAS, Warsaw, Poland. A member of the organising committee

05.2021The 10th Workshop on Quantum Chaos and Localisation Phenomena, Warsaw, Poland. A member of the organising committe

02.2021 – CTP PAS quantum Information days, Warsaw, Poland. A member of the organising committe

05.2019 – The 9th Workshop on Quantum Chaos and Localisation Phenomena, Warsaw, Poland. A member of the organising committee

05.2017 – The 8th Workshop on Quantum Chaos and Localisation Phenomena, Warsaw, Poland. A member of the organising committe

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

COMMISSIONS OF TRUST

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

2010-2016 Reviewer in Communications in Mathematical Physics, Quantum, 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

2012-2016Research 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

27. 08.2021, Efficiency of random sets of quantum gates, 40th anniversary of the CTP PAS, Warsaw

26. 03.08.2021, Epsilon nets, unitary designs and random quantum circuits, International congress on mathematical physics, Switzerland

25. 07.2020, Epsilon nets, unitary designs and random quantum circuits, TeamNet workshop, Warsaw

24. 03.2019, Symmetries of locally maximally entangled states and asymptotic SLOCC equivalence, The mathematics of quantum information, Siegen, Germany

23.  02.2018, n-particle quantum statistics, International Symposium on New Frontiers in Quantum Correlations (ISNFQC18), Kolkata, India

22.  05.2018, Mathematics of quantum computation and universality, Multipartite Entanglement, Benasque, Spain

21.  06.2018, Quantum entanglement from single particle information, 50 Symposium on Mathematical Physics, Torun, Poland

20. 07.2018, Quantum entanglement from single particle information, 32nd International Colloquium on Group Theoretical Methods in Physics, Prague, Czech Republic

19.  09.2018, Quantum entanglement from single particle information, Entanglement Days, Budapest, Hungary 

18. 09.2017, Universality of optical quantum gates, Quantum Optics 2017, Gdansk, Poland

17. 11.2017, Universality of qudit gates, ICQOQI’2017, Minsk, Białorus

16. 05.2017, Asymptotic properties of entanglement polytopes for large number of qubits and RMT, 8th Workshop on Quantum Chaos and Localisation Phenomena, Warszawa, Poland

15. 06.2017, Asymptotic properties of entanglement polytopes for large number of qubits, 49th Symposium on Mathematical Physics, Toruń, Poland

14.  07.2017, Quantum marginal problem and universal quantum gates, QI workshop, Benasque, Spain

13. 08.2017, Universality of optical quantum gates, VI Paraty Quantum Information Workshop, Paraty, Brazil  

12. 08.2017, Universal quantum gates, 15th International Conference of Squeezed States and QO, Jeju, South Korea

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

34. How to check universality of quantum gates?, KMMF Seminar ‚Theory of Duality’, University of Warsaw, 02.12.2021

33. Epsilon-nets, unitary designs and random quantum circuits, Mathematical Physics Seminar, University of Bristol, 01.2020

32.  Efficient Quantum Gates, Warsaw Quantum Camputing Group Meet-up, Warsaw, 29.04.2019

31.  Quantum entanglement from single particle information, QI Seminar, Univeristy of Warsaw,22.11.2018

30.  Introduction to Riemann hypothesis, Seminar Science and Coffee, CFT PAN, Warszawa, 10.08.2018

29. Symplectic and algebraic geometry tools in quantum mechanics, Clarendon Laboratory, University of Oxford, Oxford, Wielka Brytania, 02.11.2017

28.  Convexity of the momentum map and quantum entanglement, King’s Collage, Department of Mathemtics, Londyn, Wielka Brytania, 01.11.2017

27.  Asymptotic properties of entanglement polytopes for large number of qubits, University of Bristol, Department of Mathematics, Bristol, Wielka Brytania, 10.11.2017

26. Asymptotic properties of entanglement polytopes for large number of qubits, Seminar of Department of Theory of Continuous Media and Nanostructures, Warszawa, 17.11.2017 Poland

25.  Universality of qudit gates, Seminrium KCIK, Sopot, 23.02.2017

24. Universal quantum gates, Mathematical Physics Seminar, Uniwersity of Wrocław, Wrocław, Poland, 13.03.2017

23.  Universal quantum gates, Physics Seminar, UAM, Poznan, Poland,  21.03.2017,

22.  Universality of qudit gates, Physics Seminar, Technion, Hajfa, Izrael, 29.01.2017

21.  Efficient universal sets of gates, KCIK, Sopot, 28.09.2017

20.  A fresh look at universal quantum gates, CTP PAS seminar Warsaw 11.05.2016

19. A fresh look at universal quantum gates, 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