CURRICULUM VITAE

Nikola Paunković

SQIG – Instituto de
Telecomunicaçőes, Instituto Superior
Técnico,

Universidade Técnica de Lisboa,
Av. Rovisco Pais, 1049-001 Lisboa Portugal

Tel.: +351 93 731 93 72,
Email: npaunkov@math.ist.utl.pt

2001-2004 D.Phil.
in Theoretical Physics, Centre for Quantum Computation, Clarendon Laboratory,
Oxford University, UK; *Thesis: “The Role of Indistinguishability of
Identical Particles in Quantum Information Processing”*, done under joint
supervision of Prof. Artur Ekert
and Prof. Vlatko Vedral.

1998-2000 M.Sc.
in Theoretical Physics, “Classical, Quantum and Mathematical Physics” profile,
Faculty of Physics,

1992-1998 B.Sc.
in Theoretical Physics, Faculty of Physics, University of Belgrade, Serbia, GPA
9.39 (out of 10.00). *Thesis: “Nonlocality and Quantum Teleportation” *(in Serbian)*.*

1988-1992 Mathematical
High School, *Diploma Work: “Formal Theories”* (in
Serbian).

2005- Referee for Physical Review (Letters,
A, B, E).

2002-2003 Class
Tutor at

2001-2003 Teaching
Assistant at the Oxford University in Theoretical Physics for the fourth year
students (Tensor Algebra, General Relativity and Stochastic Processes).

1999-2000 Teaching
Assistant at the Faculty of Physics, University of

2006-
Research Fellow, Department of Mathematics, IST,

2005-2006 Research Fellow, Institute for Scientific
Interchange,

1999-2000 Teaching Assistant, Faculty of Physics,

1998-2000 Research
Assistant at the

1.
Three
year research fellowship (starting January 2007), FCT,

2.
One
year research fellowship (2006), Center for Logic and
Computation, Department of Mathematics, IST,

3.
One
year research fellowship (2005), Institute for Scientific Interchange,

4.
Four
months research fellowship (2004), The Erwin Schroedinger International
Institute for Mathematical Physics.

5.
Three
years PhD scholarship (2001-2003), Elsag S.p.A.,

6.
Two
years student scholarship (1997-1998), Serbian Ministry of Education.

1.
J. Bouda,
P. Mateus, N. Paunković, and J. Rasga, “On the power of quantum tamper-proof hardware”, International Journal of Quantum Information
**6**, 219 (2008).

2.
N. Paunković, P. D. Sacramento,
P. Nogueira, V. R. Vieira, and V. K. Dugaev, “Fidelity between partial states as
signature of quantum phase transitions”, Physical
Review A **77**, 052302 (2008).

3.
**77**,
011129 (2008).

4.
N. Paunković, Y. Omar and
V. Rocha Vieira, “Macroscopic thermal entanglement”, Chapter
21 in “Strongly Correlated
Systems, Coherence and Entanglement”, edited by J. M. P. Carmelo, J. M. B.
Lopes dos Santos, V. Rocha Vieira & P. D. Sacramento, World Scientific,
Singapore, p. 567 (2007).

5.
P.
Zanardi and N. Paunković, “Ground State Overlap
and Quantum Phase Transitions”, Phys. Rev. E **74**, 031123 (2006).

6.
Y.
Omar, **74**, 042304
(2006).

7.
L.
Sheridan, **4**, 573 (2006).

8.
C.
Brukner, N. Paunković, T. Rudolph and V. Vedral, “Entanglement-assisted Orientation in Space”,
International Journal of Quantum Information **4**, 365 (2006).

9.
N. Paunković, “The
Role of Indistinguishability of Identical Particles in Quantum Information
Processing”. PhD thesis, Centre for Quantum Computation, Clarendon
Laboratory, University of

10. Y. Omar, N. Paunković,
S. Bose and V. Vedral, “Quantum Entanglement and
Particle Statistics”, Proceedings of the Sixth International Conference on
Quantum Communication, Measurement and Computing (QCMC), edited by J. H.
Shapiro and O. Hirota, Rinton,
Princeton, p. 33 (2003).

11. S. Bose, A. Ekert,
Y. Omar, N. Paunković and V. Vedral,
“Optimal State Discrimination Using Particle Statistics”, Phys. Rev. A **68**, 052309 (2003).

12. N. Paunković,
Y. Omar, **88**, 187903
(2002).

13. Y. Omar, N. Paunković,
**65**, 062305 (2002).

14. V. Božin, M. Hruška, **31**, 4403 (1998).

15. S. Sakadžić,
N. Paunković, Đ. Sarač
and Z. Petrović, “Electron Transport in
Amonnia”, Contributed Papers and Abstracts of Invited Lectures and Progress
Reports, 18^{th} SPIG (Summer School and International Symposium on the
Physics of Ionized Gases),

1.
“Fair contract
signing with decoherence”, with J. Bouda and P. Mateus. Talk given at LQCIL´07
Workshop on Quantum Cryptography,

2.
“Fidelity
and the detection of some macroscopic phase transitions”, with V. R. Vieira, P.
D. Sacramento, P. Nogueira,
and V. K. Dugaev. Poster presented at the Statphys
23 Satellite Meeting on Statistical Field Theory of Quantum Devices,

3.
“Topological
Tests for Quantum Phase Transitions”, with A. Hamma and P. Zanardi. Talk given
at TOPQIP meeting, ISI,

4.
“Quantum Entanglement and Particle
Statistics”, with Y. Omar, S. Bose and V. Vedral.
Poster presented at the Third Conference of the ESF programme Quantum
Information Theory and Quantum Computing,

5.
“Quantum
Entanglement and Particle Statistics”, with Y. Omar, S. Bose and V. Vedral. Poster presented at the Sixth International
Conference on Quantum Communication, Measurement and Computing (QCMC), Rinton,

6.
“Quantum
Entanglement and Particle Statistics”, with Y. Omar, S. Bose and V. Vedral. Poster presented at the International Conference on
Quantum Information,

7.
“Creation
of Entanglement due to Indistinguishability of Identical Particles”. Talk given
at the Internal Seminar of the Quantum Experiments and the Foundations of
Physics Group, Institute for Experimental Physics, University of Vienna,
Austria, July 2002.

8.
“Indistinguishability
and Particle Statistics in Quantum Information Processing: Entanglement
Transfer and Entanglement Concentration Without any
Controlled Operations”, with Y. Omar, S. Bose and V. Vedral.
Talk given at the Biannual Meeting of the International Quantum Structures
Association, Vienna University of Technology, Austria, July 2002.

9. “Nonlocality and
Quantum Teleportation”, with V. Božin, M. Hruška and F. Herbut. Talk given at the Research Program “Quantum Measurement and Information”,
Erwin Schrödinger International Institute for Mathematical Physics,

10.
“On
Theory of Quantum Teleportation”, with V. Božin, M. Hruška and F. Herbut. Talk given at NATO Advanced Research
Workshop “Decoherence and its Implications in Quantum Computation and
Information Transfer”,

11.
“Electron
Transport in Ammonia”, with S. Sakadžić, Đ. Sarač, Z.
Petrović. Poster
presented at the Conference of Ionised Gases, SPIG 96,

*DATE & PLACE OF BIRTH* 26^{th} November 1973,

*NATIONALITY* Serbian

·
Prof.
Vitor Rocha Vieira, CFIF and Department of Physics, IST, TU Lisbon, P-1049-001

·
Prof. Vlatko Vedral, The School of
Physics and Astronomy,

·
Prof.
Paolo Zanardi, Department of Physics and Astronomy, University of Southern
California Los Angeles, CA 90089-0484 (USA) and Institute for Scientific
Interchange, Viale Settimio
Severo 65, 10133 Torino, Italy; Email: zanardi@usc.edu zanardi@isiosf.isi.it

·
Prof.
Sougato Bose, Department of Physics and Astronomy, University College London,

·
Prof. Časlav Brukner, Institute for Experimental Physics, University
of Vienna, 1090 Vienna, Austria; Email: caslav.brukner@univie.ac.at

·
Prof. Artur Ekert, Centre for Quantum
Computation, DAMPT,