CV

(updated on October 2017)


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Summary:

Employment and Education History

2017 – Today: partner and advisory board member of Entanglement Partners SL.

• 2013 – Today: W1 Junior Professor (~Assistant Professor) in Condensed Matter Theory at the Johannes Gutenberg-Universität, Mainz (Germany).

• 2017 – 2017: visiting Professor (1 months), Donostia International Physics Center – DIPC (San Sebastián, Spain).

• 2016 – 2016: visiting Professor (2 months), Laboratoire de Physique Théorique, Université Paul Sabatier – CNRS (Toulouse, France).

2012 – 2013: Postdoctoral Research Fellow at the group of Prof. Ignacio Cirac at the at the Theory Division, Max Planck Institute of Quantum Optics (Germany).

2010 – 2012: Marie Curie Postdoctoral Fellow at the group of Prof. Ignacio Cirac at the at the Theory Division, Max Planck Institute of Quantum Optics (Germany).

2008 – 2010: Australian Research Council (ARC) Postdoctoral Fellow at the group of Prof. Guifre Vidal at the School of Physical Sciences, University of Queensland (Australia).

2006 – 2007: Research Fellow, academic level B, at the group of Prof. Guifre Vidal at the School of Physical Sciences, University of Queensland (Australia).

2002 – 2006: PhD with an FPI fellowship from the Ministerio de Educacion y Ciencia, Departament d’Estructura i Constituents de la Materia, Faculty of Physics, University of Barcelona (Spain). Supervisor: Prof. Jose I. Latorre.

2002 – June: PhD as Research Assistant at the Departament d’Estructura i Constituents de la Materia, Faculty of Physics, University of Barcelona (Spain). Supervisor: Prof. Jose I. Latorre.

1997 – 2002: first degree in physics, University of Barcelona (Spain).


Summary of Awards, Grants and Memberships

• Member of the Quantum for Quants comission of the Quantum World Association (QWA) since November 2017

• Deutsche Forschungsgemeinschaft (DFG), Research Grant 2017-2020.

• Johannes Gutenberg-Universität, inneruniversitäre Forschungsförderung (Stufe I), Gravity from qubits, 2015

• CECAM project, grant for workshop organization in Benasque 2016.

• Johannes Gutenberg-Universität, Center for Computational Sciences, Numerical optimization of TNs, 2015

• Johannes Gutenberg-Universität, inneruniversitäre Forschungsförderung (Stufe I), Kagome Heisenberg antiferromagnet, 2015

• Early Career Prize of the European Physical Society, 2014.

• Deutsche Forschungsgemeinschaft (DFG), Research Grant 2014-2017.

• Deutscher Akademischer Austausch Dienst (DAAD), PPP Germany-Taiwan, 2013

• Deutscher Akademischer Austausch Dienst (DAAD), PPP Germany-USA, 2013

• Johannes Gutenberg-Universität, inneruniversitäre Forschungsförderung (Stufe I), PEPS and chiral topological order, 2013

• Associated Member of the MAINZ Graduate School of Excellence at the Johannes-Gutenberg-Universität Mainz since June 2013.

• Member of the Center for Computational Sciences at the Johannes-Gutenberg-Universität Mainz since April 2013.

• Deutsche Forschungsgemeinschaft (DFG), Internationale Wissentschaftliche Veranstaltungen, grant for workshop organization in Benasque, 2012.

• Marie Curie Incoming International Fellowship from the European Commission, 2009.

• Honourable mention in the Vaclav Votruba Prize for the best thesis in theoretical physics from the Doppler Institute (Prague, Czech Republic), 2008.

• University of Queensland Early Career Researcher Grant, 2008.

• APD Postdoctoral Fellowship from the Australian Research Council (ARC), 2007.

• Extraordinary Award of the Ph.D in Physics of the University of Barcelona (Spain), 2007.

• Award of European Doctor in Physics of the University of Barcelona (Spain), 2006.

• FPI fellowship from the Spanish Ministerio de Educacion y Ciencia for Ph.D. studies, 2002.

• Extraordinary Award of the Degree in Physics of the University of Barcelona (Spain), 2003.


Students

PhD: Augustine Kshetrimayum, Philipp Schmoll, at Johannes Gutenberg-Universität Mainz. Jacob Jordan (co-supervisor,), Sukhwinder Singh (co-supervisor), Chris Foster (independent thesis advisor) at The University of Queensland.

Master/Honours: Marc Ziegler (with university prize), Kai Zapp, Serkan Sahin, Philipp Schmoll at Johannes Gutenberg-Universität Mainz. David Evans at The University of Queensland.

Bachelor: Andreas Haller (co-supervisor) at Johannes Gutenberg-Universität Mainz.

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