# andrea’s academic cv

## articles

**Gravitationally Mediated Entanglement with Superpositions of Rotational Energies,**Gerard Higgins, Andrea Di Biagio, Marios Christodoulou. 2403.02062**On the Time Orientation of Probability,**Andrea Di Biagio, Carlo Rovelli. 2403.01062**Diagrams and GPTs for Quantum Gravity,**Andrea Di Biagio. Quantum Views 8**Gravity Mediated Entanglement between Oscillators as Quantum Superposition of Geometries**, Ofek Bengyat, Andrea Di Biagio, Markus Aspelmeyer, Marios Christodoulou. 2309.16312**Relating Wigner’s Friend scenarios to Nonclassical Causal Compatibility, Monogamy Relations, and Fine Tuning**, Yìlè Yīng, Marina Maciel Ansanelli, Andrea Di Biagio, Elie Wolfe, Eric Gama Cavalcanti. 2309.12987**On the consistency of relative facts**, Eric G. Cavalcanti, Andrea Di Biagio, Carlo Rovelli. 2305.07343 and European Journal for Philosophy of Science**13****Relativistic locality can imply subsystem locality**, Andrea Di Biagio, Richard Howl, Časlav Brukner, Carlo Rovelli, Marios Christodoulou. 2305.05645**Gravity entanglement, quantum reference systems, degrees of freedom**, Marios Christodoulou, Andrea Di Biagio, Richard Howl, Carlo Rovelli. 2207.03138 and Classical and Quantum Gravity**40****Photonic Implementation of Quantum Gravity Simulator**, Emanuele Polino, Beatrice Polacchi, Davide Poderini, Iris Agresti, Gonzalo Carvacho, Fabio Sciarrino, Andrea Di Biagio, Carlo Rovelli, Marios Christodoulou. 2207.01680 and on the cover of Advanced Photonics Nexus, Vol. 3, Issue 3**Locally mediated entanglement through gravity from first principles**, Marios Christodoulou, Andrea Di Biagio, Markus Aspelmeyer, Časlav Brukner, Carlo Rovelli, Richard Howl. 2202.03368 and Physical Review Letters**130****Relational Quantum Mechanics is about Facts, not States: A reply to Pienaar and Brukner**, Andrea Di Biagio, Carlo Rovelli. 2110.03610 and Foundations of Physics**52****The arrow of time in operational formulations of quantum theory**, Andrea Di Biagio, Pietro Donà, Carlo Rovelli. 2010.05734 and Quantum**5****An experiment to test the discreteness of time**, Marios Christodoulou, Andrea Di Biagio, Pierre Martin-Dussaud. 2007.08431 and Quantum**6****Stable Facts, Relative Facts**, Andrea Di Biagio, Carlo Rovelli. 2006.15543 and Foundations of Physics**52**

## talks

**When does relativistic locality imply subsystem locality?,**invited talk at RQI Circuit Vienna on 2023-11-10. (slides) (video)**Relative Facts, Relational Quantum Mechanics,**invited seminar at Ateliers du LKB on 2023-10-05. (slides)**Is locality from the spectrum physically relevant?**, contributed talk at Kefalonia Foundations 2023 workshop on 2023-09-11.**Integrated Information Theory and Wigner’s Friend**, invited panel talk at Wigner’s Friends: Theory Workshop on 2022-12-02. (slides)**Assessing Ted Jacobson’s work: Entanglement equilibirum and the Einstein field equations**, contributed talk at Kefalonia Foundations 2022 workshop on 2022-09-17.**Relative Facts, Relational Quantum Mechanics,**invited lightning talk at QISS 2022 Conference on 2022-06-08. (slides) (video)**What can low energy quantum systems teach us about space and time?**, my PhD viva at Sapienza University of Rome on 2022-02-22 at 2pm. (slides)**The arrow of time in operational formulations of quantum theory**, contributed talk at Time in Quantum Theory Workshop 2021 in ETH Zurich on 2021-09-01. (slides)**Low energy QG experiments**, invited lecture at the LQG Summer School 2021 on 2021-06-25. (slides) (video)**What is the place of agents in physics?,**conversation starter for the QISS Impressionistic Seminar on 2021-03-04. (slides)**Can we think timelessly about causation?,**seminar at the Perimeter Institute Quantum Foundations Seminar on 2020-12-10. (slides) (video)**Can we think timelessly about causation?**, seminar at the OIST Qubits and Spacetime Unit Seminar on 2020-12-04. (slides) (video)**Why nobody understands quantum physics**, invited outreach lecture the Yoga with Anysa on 2020-10-10. (slides) (video)

## research

**2022-present:**postdoc in Marios Christodoulou’s group at IQOQI Vienna.**2018-2022:**PhD in physics at Sapienza University of Rome, under the supervision of profs Giovanni Montani and Carlo Rovelli. thesis title:*What can low energy quantum systems teach us about space and time?*(pdf) graduated with honours, and special mention in the univeristy-wide prize.

## education

**2014-2016:**MSc in applied mathematics at Imperial College London. passed with distinction. project title:*Asymptotic self-similarity in the Mandelbrot set*(pdf), supervised by Dr Trevor Clark.**2009-2013:**MSci in physics and theoretical physics at Imperial College London (and also a bit at King’s College London). project title:*Spacetime from causal structure*(pdf), supervised by prof Fay Dowker, and in collaboration with Jack Jelfs. graduated with first class honours.**1997-2009:**Bacalauréat général scientifique at Lycée Chateaubriand de Rome. graduated with honours

**prizes for academic excellence:** Ken Allen Prize (2013), Gloucester Research Ltd Prize (2011), Dillon prize (2009), and Wilkins prize (2009).

## responsibilities

**2022-2023:**organising and hosting the QISS Virtual Seminars. watch them on youtube**2022-2023:**organiser of the QISS 2023 research school. read about it in my blog.**2022:**organiser of the QISS@Western conference. see the recordings on youtube.

## teaching

**2023:**``A GPT no-go theorem for the classicality of the gravitational field: The theoretical minimum’’ (a 2.5h class in Marios Christodoulou’s course on low energy quantum gravity) lecture notes**2021:**teaching assistant in Calculus II in the Civil and Industrial Engineering Department at Sapienza University. prepared 11 problem sets and a mock exam for the course, and explained the solutions in class. download the exercises and solutions (in italian)

## languages

- fluent: italian, english, french
- intermediate: spanish, python, mathematica
- basic: finnish, german, GNU octave, matlab, C/C++