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Costanza Benassi

Hallo,

I am Costanza Benassi and I am a 3rd year PhD Student. Before my PhD, I earned a BSc in Physics and a 2-year MSc in Theoretical Physics at the University of Bologna, Italy. I am currently working under the supervision of Dr D Ueltschi.
My research area is Mathematical Physics, with a particular interest in lattice spin systems.

I usually work in B2.39, or you can email me at:
C (dot) Benassi (at) warwick (dot) ac (dot) uk


PUBLICATIONS AND PREPRINTS

  • C. Benassi, B. Lees, D. Ueltschi, Correlation inequalities for classical and quantum XY models. In: A. Michelangeli, G. Dell’Antonio (eds.), Advances in Quantum Mechanics. Springer INdAM Series, vol 18. Springer, Cham (2017), doi:10.1007/978-3-319-58904-6_2.
  • C. Benassi, J. Fröhlich, D. Ueltschi, Decay of correlations in 2D quantum systems with continuous symmetry. Ann. Henri Poincaré 18:2831 (2017), doi:10.1007/s00023-017-0571-4.
  • C. Benassi, B. Lees, D. Ueltschi, Correlation inequalities for the quantum XY model. J. Stat. Phys. 164: 1157 (2016), doi:10.1007/s10955-016-1580-2.

TALKS AND POSTERS

  • TBA. Invited speaker at the weekly Probability Seminar at the University of Bath. (March 2018, University of Bath, UK).
  • Random loop models: conjectures and results. Invited speaker at the weekly Probability Workshop at the University of Oxford (October 2017, University of Oxford, UK).
  • Random loop models: conjectures and results. Talk at the weekly Statistical Mechanics Seminar at the University of Warwick (October 2017, University of Warwick, UK).
  • Decay of correlations in 2d quantum systems. Talk at the workshop Quantissima in the Serenissima II (August 2017, Venice, Italy).
  • Quantum spin systems and phase transitions. Invited speaker at the Mathematics Postgraduate Forum (June 2017, Lancaster University, UK).
  • Classical spin systems and random loop models. Talk at the workshop Combinatorial Techniques in Analysis and Probability (June 2017, Lancaster University, UK).
  • Decay of correlations in 2d systems. Talk at at the one-day conference Open Statistical Physics 2017 (March 2017, Open University, UK).
  • Decay of correlations in 2d systems. Invited speaker at the Analysis, Math-Phys, and Quantum weekly SISSA seminar (January 2017, SISSA, Italy).
  • Decay of correlations in 2d systems with a focus on the Bose Hubbard model. Talk at the Laplacians, Random Walks, Bose Gas and Quantum Spin Systems Brainstorming Workshop (January 2017, University of Bristol, UK).
  • Correlation inequalities for the quantum XY model. Invited speaker at the workshop Contemporary Trends in the Mathematics of Quantum Mechanics (July 2016, INdAM, Italy).
  • Correlation inequalities for the quantum XY model. Poster at the conference Mathematical Many Body Theory and its Applications (June 2016, BCAM, Bilbao, Spain).
  • Correlation inequalities for the quantum XY model. Talk at at the one-day conference Open Statistical Physics 2016 (April 2016, Open University, UK).
  • Decay of correlations in 2d quantum systems. Talk at the workshop Mathematical Challanges in Quantum Mechanics (February 2016, Bressanone, Italy).

TEACHING ACTIVITY

I have been supervising a small group of 1st year students in 2014/2015 (Term 1), 2015/2016 (Terms 1 and 2), 2016/2017 (Term 1) and 2017/2018 (Term 1). I was the TA for the MA4L2 Statistical Mechanics class (2016/2017, Term 2).

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