Ass.-Prof. Dr.

Gemma De Las Cuevas

Gemma De Las Cuevas

Member of the Young Academy since 2021




Research Areas:

  • Physics, Astronomy
  • Theoretical physics
  • Mathematical physics
  • Quantum mechanics
  • Artificial neural networks
  • Statistical physics





Selected Prizes:

  • START Prize of the FWF (2020)
  • PhD Prize S-AMOP Prize of the German Physical Society (2012)
  • Emmy Noether Visiting Fellowship of the Perimeter Institute for Theoretical Physics (2016)
  • Elise Richter Fellowship of the FWF (2016)
  • Alexander von Humboldt Postdoctoral fellowship (2011)

Selected Publications:

  • Describing classical spin Hamiltonians as automata: a new complexity measure, D. Drexel and G. De las Cuevas, arXiv:2006.03529 (2020).
  • Quantum magic squares: dilations and their limitations, G. De las Cuevas, T. Drescher and T. Netzer, J. Math. Phys. 61, 111704 (2020).
  • Purifications of multipartite states: limitations and constructive methods, G. De las Cuevas, N. Schuch, D. Perez-Garcia, J. I. Cirac, New J. Phys. 15, 123021 (2013).
  • Projective simulation for artificial intelligence, H. J.Briegel and G. De las Cuevas, Sci. Rep. 2, 400 (2012).
  • Simple universal models capture all classical spin physics.G. De las Cuevas, T. S. Cubitt, Science 351, 1180 (2016).