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CURRICULUM VITAE DR. CARLOS MEJÍA MONASTERIO Born on February, 11th, 1971, in Acapulco, México. Nationality: Mexican Institute for Complex Systems National Research Council via Madonna del Piano, 10 FI-50019, Sesto Fiorentino, Italy phone. +39 055 522.6630 fax. +39 055 522.6683 e-mail. [email protected] http://www.fi.isc.cnr.it/users/carlos.mejia/ Education 1997 - 2001 Ph.D. in Physics Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México Thesis supervisor: Prof. Christof Jung and Prof. Thomas Seligman Thesis: “Quantum chaotic scattering in terms of incomplete Smale horseshoes” Degree obtained in August 24th, 2001 1995 - 1996 M. Sc. in Physics Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México Degree obtained in December 11th, 1996 1990 - 1995 B. Sc. in Physics Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México Supervisor: Prof. Thomas Seligman Thesis: “Diffusion in a two-dimensional oscillating Lorentz gas” Degree obtained in September 7th, 1995 Languages Spanish English Italian French German mother tongue fluent (r/w/s) fluent (r/w/s) regular knowledge (r/w/s) basic knowledge (r/s) 1 Awards and Distinctions Awards: - Medal “Antonio Caso” to the University Merit (most distinguished PhD student); National University of Mexico, (2001) - Best PhD thesis in physics of year 2001; PCF, National University of Mexico, (2002) Grants: 1994-1995 Fundacion UNAM (Mexico) 1995-1997 DGAPA, UNAM (Mexico) 1997-2000 DGEP, UNAM (Mexico) 2001-2003 National Science and Research Council of Mexico (Mexico) 2003-2005 Institute “Alessandro Volta”, USA-ARO (Italy) “Quantum Computation and the Onset of Quantum Chaos”. 2005-2005 Fonds National Suisse (Switzerland) 2005-2007 Institute for Scientific Interchange, Lagrange Fellow (Italy) “Microscopic Origin of Molecular Fluctuations in Nonequilibrium Complex Systems” Distinctions: - Member of the National Institute of High Mathematics, Italy (2005-2007) - Member of the National System of Researchers (S.N.I.), Mexico (since 2009) - French qualification “Professeur des Universités”, Section 28 (Condensed Matter), number 09128194662 (2009-2012) - French qualification “Professeur des Universités”, Section 29 (Theoretical Physics), number 09129194662 (2009-2012) - Regular scientific reviewer of: (a) Europhysics Letters (since 2005). (b) Physics Letters (since 2006). (c) Physical Review Letters (since 2008). (d) Journal of Physics A: Math Theor (since 2008). (e) Mathematical Reviews (since 2008). Research Interests Dynamical Systems and Chaos: Billiards. Chaotic scattering. Deterministic transport. Stochastic systems. Nonequilibrium statistical mechanics: Heat conduction. Anomalous transport. Large deviations. Lattice models. Long range interacting systems. Quantum Many-Body Systems: Open Hamiltonian systems. Quantum transport. Spin lattice models Quantum information: Decoherence. Entanglement. Quantum Master Equation. Density Matrix Renormalization Group. 2 Professional Experience Professional Positions 01/09/2001 - 31/12/2002 Postdoctoral (National Science and Research Council of Mexico) Center for Physical Sciences, National University of Mexico Cuernavaca, Mexico. 20/02/2003 - 28/02/2005 Postdoctoral (USA - ARO) Center for Nonlinear and Complex Systems Como, Italy 01/03/2005 - 31/10/2005 Associate Reasearcher (Fonds National Suisse) Department of Thepretical Physics, University of Geneva Geneva Switzerland 01/11/2005 - 31/10/2007 Postdoctoral (Complex Systems - Lagrange Fellow, I.S.I.) Politecnico de Torino Turin, Italy 15/04/2008 - 14/04/2009 Postdoctoral (CNR-Italy) Institute for Complex Systems Florence, Italy Teaching Positions Science Faculty, National University of México Summer 1995 Teaching Assistant Classical Thermodynamics Summer 1996 Teaching Assistant Classical Thermodynamics Winter 1997 Lecturer Statistical Physics Winter 1997 Lecturer Selected Topics on Thermodynamics Summer 1999 Teaching Assistant Nonlinear Dynamics Summer 2000 Teaching Assistant Nonlinear Dynamics Technological Institute of Monterrey (campus Cuernavaca) Winter 1999 Lecturer Classical Mechanics Science Faculty, State University of Morelos, Cuernavaca México Summer 2001 Lecturer Chaos and Statistical Mechanics Summer 2002 Lecturer Computational Physics Winter 2002 Lecturer Statistical Thermodynamics Faculty of Architecture I, Polytechnical University of Turin, Turin Italy Summer 2006 Lecturer Probability and Statistics 3 Extended Visits 06 1994 - 12 1994 Nuclear Science Institute, National University of Mexico, México, Dr. Manuel Coronado on “Transport phenomena in thermonuclear plasmas”. 12 1997 - 05 1998 Max-Planck Institut für Kernphysik, Heidelberg Germany, Prof. Hans A. Weindemüller on “Localization in many-body systems”. 07 2004 - 08 2004 Universidad Autónoma de Madrid, Madrid Spain Prof. Florentino Borondo on “Semiclassical Physics”. 11 2007 - 01 2008 Université de Genève, Genève Switzerland Prof. Jean-Pierre Eckmann on “Nonequilibrium Statistical Mechanics”. 02 2008 - 02 2008 Universitá dell’Insubria, Como Italy Prof. Giulio Casati on “Heat and matter transport”. 03 2008 - 03 2008 Université de Genève, Genève Switzerland Prof. Jean-Pierre Eckmann on “Nonequilibrium Statistical Mechanics”. Participation in Conferences 1. Poster: Scattering one step from chaos XXXVII National physics conference, Cancun, Mexico, September 1994 2. Poster: Self diffusion in an oscilating Lorentz gas IV International Wigner symposium, Guadalajara Mexico, April 1995 3. Poster: Low-lying states in diffusive quantum dots and Fock space localization XLI National physics conference, San Luis Potosi, Mexico, September 1998 4. Talk: Properties of low-lying states in diffusive quantum dots and Fock space localization International workshop on Semiclassical Physics, Cuernavaca Mexico, January 1999 5. Poster: Low-lying states of a diffusive quantum dot: Is there Fock space localization? International school Lets face chaos through nonlinear dynamics, Maribor Slovenia, June 1999 6. Poster: Non self-averaging ensembles of sparse matrices International School of Physics “Enrico Fermi”, CXLIII “New Directions in Quantum Chaos”, Varenna Italy, July 1999 7. Talk: Inverse scattering problem with low-developed horshoes International workshop on Quantum and classical chaos, Cuernavaca Mexico, July 2000 8. Invited Talk: Scattering echoes and the inverse scattering problem in simple Smale horseshoes XXXIII Latin American School of Physics Classical and Quantum Chaos, Mexico D.F. Mexico, March 2001 9. Poster: Classical and quantum study of anomalous scattering horseshoe Int. conference ”Quantum dynamics in terms of phase space distributions”, Dresden Germany, April 2001 4 10. Poster: Inverse scattering problem in low-developed horseshoes International conference ”Quantum chaos: Theory and applications”, Cocoyoc Mexico, July 2001 11. Talk: Observation of coupled normal heat and matter transport in a simple model system VII Latin American Workshop on Nonlinear Dynamics, Cocoyoc Mexico, July 2001 12. Invited Talk: Classical mechanics: origins and perspectives XLI National Physics Meeting, S.M.F., Leon Mexico October 2002. 13. Poster: Quantum and classical scattering echoes: A measure for the topology of the chaotic saddle International workshop ”EAS 4 Chaos and Complex Systems”, Novacella Italy, April 2003 14. Poster: Inverse scattering problem in terms of scattering echoes Interntaional conference ”Quantum Chaos: Theory and Applications”, Como Italy, June 2003 15. Invited Talk: Quantum Chaos and Scattering Theory Workshop on Open and Closed Billiard Systems, International Center for Sciences, Cuernavaca Mexico January 2004 16. Poster: Fourier law in quantum spin chains and the onset of quantum chaos XIII Congress on Statistical Physics, Madrid Spain, April 2005 17. Poster: Heat transport in quantum spin chains Int. workshop ”Thermal transport and relaxation: foundations and perspectives”, Bad Honnef Germany, January 2007 18. Talk: Nonequilibrium fluctuations for heat flow International conference ”Dynamics and thermodynamics of systems with long range interactions”, Assisi Italy, July 2007 19. Invited Talk: On the Heat Flow in Quantum Spin Chains Conference Statistical Physics Out of Equilibrium, Institut Henri Poincaré, Paris France December 2007 20. Invited Talk: Fluctuations in Nonequilibrium Statistical Mechanics Conference on Open Dynamical Systems Lille France March 2008 21. Invited Talk: Superdiffusive heat and particle transport International Workshop “New Paths for Random Walks”, Intenational Center for Sciences, Cuernavaca Mexico, January 2009 22. Invited Talk: A stochastic model of anomalous heat transport Conference Heat Transport in Low Dimensional Systems, International Center for Theoretical Sciences, Tata Institute of Fundamental Research, Bangalore India, March 2009 Recent Seminars 1. Thermoelectricity and thermodiffusion in billiard systems. Center for Nonlinear and Complex Systems, University of Insubria, Como Italy. February (2008). 2. Fluctuations in nonequilibrium statistical mechanics. Department of Physics and Chemistry, Free University of Brussels, Brussels Belgium. March (2008). 5 3. Increasing of thermoelectric efficiency towards the Carnot limit. Department of Physics and Chemistry, Free University of Brussels, Brussels Belgium. March (2008). 4. Fluctuations in nonequilibrium statistical mechanics. Institute for Scientific Interchange, Turin Italy. April (2008). 5. Thermoelectric engines in complex weakly interacting polyatomic gases. Institute for Complex Systems, C.N.R., Florence Italy. April (2008). 6. Control of heat flow in classical and quantum complex systems. Department of Physics and Chemistry, Free University of Brussels, Brussels Belgium. May (2008). 7. Control of heat flow in classical and quantum complex systems. Department of Physics, University of Manchester, Manchester UK. June (2008). 8. Fluctuations in nonequilibrium statistical mechanics. ETH-Lausanne, Lausanne Switzerland. August (2008). 9. Fluctuations in nonequilibrium statistical mechanics. Dipartimento di Matematica, University of Bologna, Bologna Italy. October (2008). 10. Heat and particle transport in low dimensional mechanical systems. Department of Physics, University of Rome La Sapienza, Rome Italy. November (2008). 11. Increasing of thermoelectric efficiency towards the Carnot limit. Institute of Physical Sciences, UNAM, Cuernavaca Mexico. January (2009). 12. A stochastic model of anomalous heat transport. Institute of Physics, UNAM, Mexico D.F. Mexico. January (2009). 13. A stochastic model of anomalous heat transport. Department of Mathematics, University of Helsinki, Helsinki Finland. January (2009). Atentamente Carlos Mejia Monasterio Florencia, 21st of March 2009 6 References Prof. Giulio Casati Center for Nonlinear and Complex Systems, Università dell’Insubria via Vallegio 11, Como 22100, Italy. Tel. +39 (031) 238.6211 Fax. +39 (031) 238.6208 e-mail: [email protected] Prof. Jean-Pierre Eckmann Département de Physique Théorique, Université de Genève 1211 Geneva 4, Switzerland Tel. +41 (22) 379.6360 Fax. +41 (22) 379.6870 e-mail: [email protected] Prof. Antonio Politi Istituto dei Sistemi Complessi Consiglio Nazionale delle Ricerche via Madonna del Piano, 10, I-50019 Sesto Fiorentino, Italy Tel. +39 055 5226 663 Fax. +39 055 5226 683 e-mail: [email protected] Prof. Tomaz̆ Prosen Faculty of Mathematics and Physics, University of Ljubljana Jadranska 19, SI-1000 Ljubljana Slovenia Tel. +386 1 476.6578 Fax. +386 1 251.7281 e-mail: [email protected] Prof. Lamberto Rondoni Dipartimento di Matematica Politecnico di Torino Corso Duca degli Abruzzi 24, 10129 Torino Italy Tel. +39 (011) 564.7533 Fax. +39 (011) 564.7599 e-mail: [email protected] Prof. Stefano Ruffo Dipartimento di Energetica ”Sergio Stecco”, Universitá di Firenze Via S.Marta 3, 50139 - Firenze, Italy Tel. +39 (055) 479.6344 Fax. +39 (055) 479.6342 e-mail: [email protected] 7 LIST OF PUBLICATIONS • Statistics: Number of publications (published, accepted, submitted): 25, 1, 0 Number of publications (according to ISI WoS, March 2009): 23 Number of citations (self-citations): 254 (31) Average citations per paper: 11.04 h-index: 10 Number of publications per journal: 6 Physical Review Letters 4 Journal of Statistical Mechanics 2 Europhysics Letters 2 Physical Review A 1 Journal of Physics A: Mathematical Theory 1 Nonlinearity 1 New Journal of Physics 1 European Journal of Physics ST 1 Chem Phys Phys Chem 1 Nuclear Physics A 1 Journal of Chemical Physics 1 Physics Letters A 1 Physica status solidi (b) 1 Journal of the Korean Physical Society 2 AIP Conference Proceedings 1. P. Collet, J.-P. Eckmann and C. Mejia-Monasterio Superdiffusive Heat Transport in a class of Deterministic One-Dimensional Many-Particle Lorentz gases Journal of Statistical Physics, (2008 submitted) arXiv:0810.4464 2. S. Lepri, C. Mejia-Monasterio, A. Politi A stochastic model of anomalous heat transport: analytical solution of the nonequilibrium steady state Journal of Physics A: Math Theor., 42, (2009) 025001. arXiv:0809.0453 3. C. Mejia-Monasterio, L. Rondoni On the fluctuation relation for Nosé-Hoover boundary thermostated systems Journal of Statistical Physics, 101, (2008) 617. 4. G. Casati, C. Mejia-Monasterio, T. Prosen Increasing thermoelectric efficiency towards the Carnot limit Physical Review Letters, 101, (2008) 016601 5. L. Rondoni, C. Mejia-Monasterio Fluctuation theorems in nonequilibrium statistical mechanics Nonlinearity, 20, (2007) R1-R37 1 6. G. Casati, C. Mejia-Monasterio, T. Prosen Magnetically induced thermal rectification Physical Review Letters, 98, (2007) 104302 7. C. Mejia-Monasterio, H. Wichterich Heat transport in quantum spin chains: stochastic baths vs quantum trajectories European Journal of Physics Special Topics, 151 (2007) 113 8. G. Casati, C. Mejia-Monasterio Classical and quantum chaos and control of heat flow Journal of the Korean Physical Society, 50 (2007), 158-165 9. J.-P. Eckmann, C. Mejia-Monasterio Thermal Rectification in Billiard-like Systems Physical Review Letters, 97, (2006) 094301 10. J.-P. Eckmann, C. Mejia-Monasterio, E. Zabey Memory effects in nonequilibrium transport for deterministic Hamiltonian systems Journal of Statistical Physics, 123, (2006) 1339 11. C. Mejia-Monasterio, T. Prosen, G. Casati Fourier’s law in a quantum spin chain and the onset of quantum chaos Europhysics Letters, 72, (2005) 520 12. C. Mejia-Monasterio, G. Benenti, G. G. Carlo, G. Casati Quantum entanglement across a transition to quantum chaos Physical Review A, 71, (2005) 062324 13. C. Dembowski, B. Dietz, T. Friedrich, H.-D. Gräf, A. Heine, C. Mejı́a-Monasterio, M. MiskiOglu, A. Richter, T.H. Seligman First Experimental evidence for quantum echoes in scattering systems Physical Review Letters, 93,(2004) 134102 14. G. G. Carlo, G. Benenti, G. Casati, C. Mejia-Monasterio Simulating noisy quantum protocols with quantum trajectories Physical Review A, 69, (2004) 052317 15. C. Jung, C. Mejı́a-Monasterio, T.H. Seligman Self-pulsing effect in chaotic scattering systems New Journal of Physics, 6, (2004) 48 16. C. Jung, C. Mejı́a-Monasterio, H. Taylor Analysis of an algebraic model for the chromophore vibrations ofCF3 CHFI Chem Phys Phys Chem, 6, (2004) 3069 17. C. Jung, C. Mejı́a-Monasterio, H. Taylor Spectroscopic interpretation: The high vibrations of CDBrClF Journal of Chemical Physics, 120 (2004), 4194 2 18. H. Larralde, F. Leyvraz, C. Mejı́a-Monasterio Transport properties of a modified Lorentz gas Journal of Statistical Physics, 113 (2003), 197-231 19. C. Jung, C. Mejı́a-Monasterio, T.H. Seligman Quantum and classical echoes in scattering systems described by simple Smale horseshoes Europhysics Letters, 55 (2001), 616-622 20. C. Mejı́a-Monasterio, H. Larralde, F. Leyvraz Coupled normal heat and matter transport in a simple model system Physical Review Letters, 86 (2001), 5417-5420 21. A.D. Jackson, C. Mejı́a-Monasterio, T. Rupp, M. Saltzer, T. Wilke Spectral ergodicity and normal modes in ensembles of sparse matrices Nuclear Physics A, 687 (2001), 405-434 22. C. Mejı́a-Monasterio, J. Richert, T. Rupp, H.A. Weidenmüller Properties of low lying states in a diffusive quantum dot and Fock space localization Physical Review Letters, 81 (1998), 5189-5192 23. C. Jung, C. Mejı́a-Monasterio, T.H. Seligman Scattering one step from chaos Physics Letters A, 198 (1995), 306-314 In proceedings 24. G. Casati, C. Mejia-Monasterio Thermoelectric transport in billiard systems AIP Conference Proceedings, 1076 (2008) 18 arXiv:0809:4643 25. G. Casati, C. Mejia-Monasterio Heat flow in classical and quantum systems and thermal rectification AIP Conference Proceedings, 965 (2007) 221 26. (*) T. Rupp, C. Mejı́a-Monasterio, J. Richert, H.A. Weidenmüller Properties of low lying states in a diffusive quantum dot: Fock space localization Physica Status Solidi (b), 215 (1999), 337-342 (*) peer reviewed 3