Prof. Dr. Tommaso Calarco

Institute for Complex Quantum Systems
University of Ulm
Tel. +49 (0)731 50-22832

Curriculum Vitae

Professional Activities

since 10/2014Director, Institute for Complex Quantum Systems, University of Ulm
since 01/2014Director, Centre for Integrated Quantum Science and Technology, Universities of Ulm and Stuttgart and Max-Planck Institute for Solid-State Research
06/2011 - 09/2014Director, Institute for Quantum Information Processing, University of Ulm
since 09/2007Full Professor (W3) of Quantum Information Processing, University of Ulm [with tenure since 04/2009]
09/2005 - 09/2007Post-doctoral employee, Harvard University, Cambridge, MA
03/2005 - 09/2007 Senior researcher (Tenure-Track), Centro BEC-INFM, Trento (I)
11/2004 - 02/2005

Researcher, Centro BEC-INFM, Trento (I)

09/2004 - 10/2004Post-doctoral fellow, ECT*, Trento (I)
07/2003 - 08/2004Research assistant, University of Innsbruck (A)
09/2002 - 06/2003Guest researcher, National Institute of Standards and Technology, Gaithersburg, MD
02/2002 - 08/2002Post-doctoral fellow, ECT*, Trento
05/1998 - 01/2002Post-doctoral fellow, University of Innsbruck (A)

Education and Training

1994 – 1998PhD in Physics, University of Ferrara (Excellent)
1988 – 1994MSc in Physics, University of Padua (110/110)
1985 – 1990BA in Music (classic guitar), Trento (9,50/10)
1984 – 1988Liceo classico, Rovereto (60/60)

Research Management

2017Chairman of the Gordon Research Conference on Quantum Control of Light and Matter
2016Member of the High-Level Steering Committee for the Quantum Flagship of the EC
2015Chair of the Strategic Advisory Board of the Quant-Era consortium
2015Coordinator Project RySQ
2015Chairman, Scientific Advisory Board, Coordination Action QUTE-EUROPE
2013 - 2016Coordinator, Project SIQS
since 2013

Roadmap Coordinator, Coord. Action QUTE-EUROPE

2011 - 2012Chairman of the Scientific Committee, ESF project FARQUEST
since 2010Chairman of the Scientific Advisory Board, ERA-Net CHIST-ERA
2009 - 2013Coordinator, Integrating Project AQUTE; Roadmap Coordinator, Coordination Action QUIE2T
2006 - 2009Executive Secretary, Roadmap Coordinator and Governing Board member, EC Coordination Action QUROPE (Quantum information processing and communication in eUROPE)
2005 - 2009Workpackage leader and Steering Committee member, EC Integrated Project SCALA
2005 - 2007 Workpackage leader for the European QIPC Roadmap and Executive Committee member, EC Coordination Action ERA-Pilot QIST (Quantum Information Sciences and Technologies)
2003 - 2005 Workpackage leader, EC Project ACQP (Atom-Chip Quantum Processor)
2000 - 2002Node leader and theory coordinator, EC Project ACQUIRE (Atom Chips for QUantum Information REsearch)

Awards and Distinctions

2014Member of the European Academy of Sciences (Presidium member since 2017)
2004Marie-Curie Outgoing International Fellowship of the European Commission
2002"E. Wallnöfer" Prize of the Tyrolean Industry Association
2002Fulbright Fellowship of the US Department of State
2000Marie-Curie Fellowship of the European Commission
1999Fellowship for foreign study of the “Della Riccia” Foundation, Florence
1999ECT* Fellowship of the Trentino-Alto Adige Regional Government
1998Fellowship for foreign specialization of the University of Padua
1998Fellowship for foreign study of the “Gini” Foundation, Padua
1994MSc Thesis Fellowship, Istituto Nazionale di Fisica Nucleare