Michele Campisi

Short Bio

  • 2020–… Senior Researcher. CNR-Institute for Nano Science, Pisa, IT
  • 2017–2020. Assistant Professor. University of Florence, IT
  • 2017. Fellow Senior. Italian Institute of Technology, Genova, IT
  • 2014–2017. Marie Skłodowska-Curie Fellow. Scuola Normale Superiore, Pisa, IT
  • 2008–2014. Research Fellow. University of Augsburg, DE
  • 2006–2008. PhD Student. University of North Texas, USA
  • 2004–2006. Research Assistant. Scuola Superiore Sant’Anna, Pisa, IT
  • 2002–2003. PhD Student. University of North Texas, USA
  • 2001. Laurea in Fisica. University of Pisa, IT

Research Interests

Non-equilibrium thermodynamics. Thermodynamics of quantum systems and devices. Foundations and applications of Statistical Mechanics. My current activity includes:

  • Thermodynamics of quantum computation [DOI] [physicsworld] [DOI]
  • Impact of quantum measurements on thermodynamic performance of quantum heat engines [DOI] [Physics]
  • Fast charging of quantum batteries [DOI], [physicsworld]
  • Development of quantum heat engines based on superconducting circuits [DOI], [DOI], [DOI]
  • Quenches in many-body quantum systems: equivalence of ensembles in non-equilibrium processes [DOI], scrambing of quantum information [DOI],   non-equilibrium signatures of quantum phase transitions [DOI]
  • Mechanical foundations of thermodynamics and statistical physics [DOI], [book]

Selected Recent Projects

QC4QT Advancing Quantum Computers for (and with) Quantum Thermodynamics (REA)

Selected Publications

"Quantum Fluctuation Relations: Foundations and Applications", M. Campisi, P. Hänggi, and P. Talkner, Colloquium, Reviews of Modern Physics 83 , 771 (2011) [arXiv] [DOI]

"Fluctuation theorem for Arbitrary Open Quantum Systems", M. Campisi, P. Talkner, and P. Hänggi, Physical Review Letters 102, 210401 (2009)