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CURRICULUM VITAE prof. Mika A. Sillanpää Aalto University, School of Science Department of Applied Physics Low Temperature Laboratory P.O. Box 15100, FI AALTO Finland Personal

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CURRICULUM VITAE prof. Mika A. Sillanpää Aalto University, School of Science Department of Applied Physics Low Temperature Laboratory P.O. Box 15100, FI AALTO Finland Personal born May , Helsinki, Finland Finnish citizen married, one son 2013/12 military service Hyrylä air defense Associate Professor of Physics Leader of the NEMS Group, Department of Applied Physics/ Low Temperature Laboratory (LTL), Aalto University, Finland. ERC 2009 Starting Grant nominee. ERC 2013 Consolidator Grant nominee. Research profile Experimental low-temperature mesoscopic physics Nanomechanics near the quantum limit Josephson junctions, superconducting qubits Education 2005/05 Doctor of Technology at Helsinki University of Technology (HUT), Finland. Thesis Quantum device applications of mesoscopic superconductivity. Instructor prof. Pertti J. Hakonen, opponent prof. Hans Mooij. 1999/11 Master of Science in Technology at HUT. Instructor prof. Pertti J. Hakonen. 1995/06 Senior high school degree, Tapiolan lukio, Espoo. Most Important Research Positions Associate Professor of Physics (non-tenured), Dept. of Applied Physics, Aalto Univ. Quantum nanomechanics Leader of the NEMS Group at Low Temperature Laboratory, Aalto University ERC Starting Grant fellow Electromechanical quantum coherent systems (NEMSQED) Superconducting qubits, quantum nanomechanics. Cavity cooling and hybridization of phonons. Optomechanical amplification. Hybrid circuit QED with phonons Academy of Finland research fellow Personal cost during ERC Academy of Finland post-doctoral researcher Superconducting qubits, nanomechanics. Realization of circuit version of optomechanics. Setting up new lab Postdoc at NIST (National Institute of Standards and Technology), Boulder, USA 1 / 6 Superconducting phase qubits. State transfer via a cavity quantum bus. Supervisor Dr. Raymond W. Simmonds Doctoral student, Low Temperature Laboratory, HUT, Finland Josephson junction microwave devices. Reactive readout and first demonstration of Josephson inductance and capacitance. Landau-Zener interferometry. Major Professional Activities Referee Nature, Nature Physics, Nature Nanotechology, Nature Communications, Physical Review Letters, Physical Review X, Physical Review B, J. Low Temp. Phys., Microelectronic Engineering, IEEE Transactions on Applied Superconductivity Chairman 2013/03 Physics Days 2013, annual meeting of the Finnish Physical Society. 2012/12 Nobel Symposium about Particle Control in a Quantum World : visit of Nobel Laureates in Physics in Helsinki. 2012/04 Session on Amplifiers and detectors, Microkelvin 2012 workshop, Smolenice, Slovakia, /03 Session on Quantum effects in resonance circuits, Symposium on Quantum Phenomena and Devices at Low Temperatures, Espoo, Finland, Evaluator of international research proposals 2013 Israel Science Foundation 2012 Netherlands Foundation for Fundamental Research on Matter, FOM 2009 Austrian Science Fund (FWF) START program Member of international evaluation panel EU FP-7, FET-OPEN Quantum properties of nanoscale resonators (QNEMS) Member of professorship nomination board 2013 Aalto University, O.V. Lounasmaa Laboratory, Tenure Track Position In Theoretical Condensed Matter Physics 2012 Aalto University, Department of Applied Physics, Tenure Track Position in Experimental Condensed Matter Physics Organizer of conferences 2013/03 Program committee member, Physics Days 2013, annual meeting of the Finnish Physical Society. 2012/12 Co-organizer for Nobel Symposium about Particle Control in a Quantum World : visit of Nobel Laureates in Physics in Helsinki Program committee member, Microkelvin Workshop 2012, Smolenice, Slovakia. Funding ID ERC 2013 Consolidator Grant Cavity quantum phonon dynamics (CAVITYQPD) in PE3 panel, PI, 2.0 Me. 2 / 6 Low Temperature Quantum Phenomena and Devices, Center of Excellence Program of Academy of Finland, one of 10 co-pi s. ca. 100 ke/y per PI. Some equipment, lab services ERC 2009 Starting Grant Electromechanical quantum coherent systems (NEM- SQED) in PE3 panel, PI, 1.4 Me Academy Research Fellow, Finnish Academy, PI, ca. 500 ke. Personnel cost + student Materials World Network: Quantum Electro-Mechanical Properties of Graphene, a bilateral programme of Academy of Finland and NSF, one of ca. 5 co-investigators, 493 ke Academy of Finland post-doctoral researcher, PI, 255 ke. Personnel cost + consumables PhD study grants, ca. 60 ke. Occupational training 2013/04 Aalto University pedagogical studies 5 cr. 2010/04 Aalto University Leadership training. Teaching Setting up and co-teaching the course Physics and mathematics studio, Aalto Univ. (10 cr, 1st year) Lecturing the course Experimental Methods in Physics, Aalto Univ. (5 cr, Master s level). Patents 2006 Capacitive single-electron transistor, L. Roschier, M. Sillanpää, and P. Hakonen, sold to US company MagiQ Technologies Inc. Doctoral Students under personal supervision graduated from start finish Juha-Matti Pirkkalainen Aalto University 2010/01 expected 2014/03 Post-docs under personal supervision graduated from now at Meri Helle HUT Okmetik, Finland Sung Un Cho Seoul National university KRISS, Korea Matthias Brandt Universität Leipzig Jian Li Aalto University Honours 2013 ERC Consolidator Grant Nominee in highly competed call for Tenure Track Positions in Physics at the Department of Applied Physics at Aalto University, among the 2 selected out of ca 160 candidates, incl. 3 ERC Starting Grant winners ERC 2009 Starting Grant recipient among 13 out of 154 candidates, ranked 1. at first step. 3 / 6 2009 Member of Young Academician Club, Finnish Academy of Science and Letters (by invitation only, the first call) Doctor of Technology at HUT, accepted with distinction (rarely awarded, ca. 10 %) M.Sc. in Technology at HUT, accepted with distinction. Study time 3y 2m (nominal 5y). Prizes and Awards 2011 Recipient of the IUPAP C5 Young Scientist Prize of the International Union of Pure and Applied Physics (IUPAP), awarded at the LT26 conference, August 2011, For his original contributions in coherent quantum information transfer and Landau- Zener interferometry in superconducting qubits. Conference activities Invited Talks at International Conferences and Workshops: 16 Recent and selected 1. Towards quantum limited mechanical microwave amplification, Gordon Research Conferences: Mechanical Systems in the Quantum Regime, Galveston, USA, 4-9. Mar Hybrid circuit cavity QED with a micromechanical resonator, QFS2012: International Conference on Quantum Fluids and Solids, Lancaster, UK, Aug Nanomechanical resonator cooled down close to the motional ground state, 26th International Conference on Low Temperature Physics (LT26), Beijing, China, Aug Coherent manipulation of quantum information using two Josephson phase qubits coupled to a resonant cavity, APS March Meeting, New Orleans, Mar Landau-Zener interferometry in a Cooper pair box, APS March Meeting, Orlando, USA, Mar Band Engineering in Cooper-pair box: dispersive measurements of charge and phase, 24th International Conference on Low Temperature Physics, Orlando, USA, Aug Talks at International Conferences, Universities and Research Institutes: 35 Media coverage and outreach, selected 2013/02 Popular science article on physics Nobel prizes 2012 in Arkhimedes. 2012/12 Interview for Opetushallitus (The Finnish National Board of Education) for science career. 2012/12 Interview on national radio on physics Nobel prizes /12 Approximately 30 www news articles covering our paper Nature 480, 351 (2011). 2011/11 Science NOW (news of Science magazine) article on our paper Phys. Rev. B 84, (2011). 4 / 6 2011 Book chapter in Kirjeitä nuorelle tutkijalle (title in English: Letters to young scientist), (Finnish Academy of Science and Letters, 2011). 2010/10 Cover image, Nature Physics 6, October Two interviews and topical broadcast on national radio, science series Radiaattori. 2010/06 Kohti makroskooppista kubittia, Prosessori technology magazine, popular science article Several magazine articles and news on the ERC funding Cover image, Highlights of the week, and News and Views in Nature 449, Number /09 Physics World News, The best of 2007: Quantum computers get on the buses, covering Nature 449, 438 (2007) as one of the 12 most important discoveries in all physics research in Breakthrough for quantum measurements, Physics World News 22 Nov Kvanttitietokone suprajohteista,tiede, 5/2005, popular science article. 2004/08 Cover image, Physical Review Letters 93, issue 6. Publications in major international peer-reviewed journals Total number of regular articles in refereed journals: 40 Total number of articles in conference proceedings: 15 Papers in high impact journals: 16 Nature (IF = 34): 4 Science (IF = 28): 1 Nature Physics (IF = 15): 1 Nature Communications (IF = 10): 2 Physical Review Letters (IF = 7): 6 Nano Letters (IF = 10): 2 Citations (ISI): 816 H-index: 15 ResearcherID: Selected recent publications - J. M. Pirkkalainen, S. U. Cho, Jian Li, G. S. Paraoanu, P. J. Hakonen, M. A. Sillanpää, Hybrid circuit cavity quantum electrodynamics with a micromechanical resonator, Nature 494, 211 (2013). - Jian Li, M. P. Silveri, K. S. Kumar, J.-M. Pirkkalainen, A. Vepsäläinen, W. C. Chien, J. Tuorila, M. A. Sillanpää, P. J. Hakonen, E. V. Thuneberg, G. S. Paraoanu, Motional averaging in a superconducting qubit, Nature Communications 4, 1420 (2013). - F. Massel, S.U. Cho, J-.M. Pirkkalainen, P.J. Hakonen, T.T. Heikkilä, M.A. Sillanpää, Multimode circuit optomechanics near the quantum limit, Nature Communications 3, 987 (2012). - F. Massel, T.T. Heikkilä, J.-M. Pirkkalainen, S.U. Cho, H. Saloniemi, P.J. Hakonen, and M.A. Sillanpää, Microwave amplification with nanomechanical resonators, Nature 480, 351 (2011). 5 / 6 Most Cited Papers in the Rank Order of Citations 1. M. A. Sillanpää, J.I. Park, and R.W. Simmonds, Coherent quantum state storage and transfer between two phase qubits via a resonant cavity, Nature 449, 438 (2007) (259 citations). 2. M. Sillanpää, T. Lehtinen, A. Paila, Yu. Makhlin, and P. Hakonen Continuous-time monitoring of Landau-Zener interference in a Cooper-pair box, Physical Review Letters 96, (2006) (107 citations). 3. M. A. Sillanpää, T. Lehtinen, A. Paila, Yu. Makhlin, L. Roschier, and P. J. Hakonen, Direct Observation of Josephson Capacitance, Phys. Rev. Lett. 95, (2005) (57 citations). 6 / 6
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