# 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. 2207.03138**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.

## 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++