Curriculum Vitae
Dénes Petz
Personal information:
Name: Dénes Petz
Date of Birth: April 8, 1953
Place of Birth: Budapest
Office Address A: Department of Mathematical Analysis, Budapest
University of Technology and Economics,
Egry József u. 2, H. ép, 226, H-1521 Budapest XI;
Hungary
Tel: 36-1-4633175, Fax: 36-1-4633172
Office Address B: Alfréd Rényi Institute of Mathematics,
Reáltanoda u. 13-15, H-1053 Budapest, Hungary,
Fax: 36-1-4838300
Education and Degrees:
1989: Qualification ``Doctor of the Mathematical Sciences''
received from the Hungarian Academy of Sciences (Thesis: Stochastical
Aspects of Operator Algebras)
1982: Qualification ``Candidate of the Mathematical Sciences''
received from
the Hungarian Academy of Sciences (Thesis: Reduction Theory of Operator
Algebras)
1979: PhD from the Eötvös University of Budapest
1977: MSc from the Eötvös University of Budapest
Employment:
2008- : professor of mathematics at the Eötvös University
2004- : research professor at the Alfréd Rényi
Mathematical Institute of the Hungarian Academy of Science
1998-2002: vice dean of the Faculty of Natural Sciences
of the Budapest University of Technology and Economics
1996-2004: vice director of Mathemtical Institute of the
Budapest University of Technology and Economics
1996-1999, 2002-2006: chair, Department for Mathemtical Analysis
at the Budapest University of Technology and Economics,
1992-: full professor of mathematics at the Budapest University
of Technology and Economics
1990-1995: head of Section for Functional Analysis at the
Mathematical Institute of the Hungarian Academy of Sciences
1982-1989: researcher at the
Mathematical Institute of the Hungarian Academy of Sciences
Honours:
2009: Albert Szent-Györgyi Prize of the Ministry of Education
2008: Research Prize of the Hungarian Academy of Sciences
1997-2001: Széchenyi Professorship
1998: Farkas Bolyai Prize of the Hungarian Academy of Sciences
1997: Canon Fellow at the Science University of Tokyo (Japan)
1988: Prize for Young Scientists awarded by the Hungarian
Academy of Sciences
1985-86: Alexander von Humboldt Fellowship
1982: Géza Grünwald Memorial Prize awarded by
the János Bolyai Mathematical Society of Hungary
Editorial works:
Editor of Open
Systems & Information Dynamics
Editor of Infinite
Dimensional Analysis, Quantum Probability and Related Topics
Editor of Studia
Mathematica Hungarica
Associate editor of Periodica Mathematica Hungarica
Editor of the Journal on Mathematical Physics
Conferences organized:
2008: Information and Communication, Budapest
2007: Session Organizer of 28th Conference of Quantum
Probability, Mexico
2006: Von Neumann Workshop, Budapest
2003: Von Neumann Centennial Conference, Budapest, main organizer.
2003: Session Organizer (Quantum Information Theory and Operator
Algebras), ICMP 2003, Lisboa.
2002: School on Random Matrices, Levico, main organizer
2000: Probability and Operator Algebras with Applications in
Mathematical Physics, Erdős Research Center
2000: Workshop on Analysis held in Budapest,
1999: Conferences for the memory of Béla Szőkefalvi-Nagy
and György Alexits held in Szeged and in Budapest
1984: Random Fields and Statistical Mechanics, Kõszeg Hungary
Membership in international scientific committees in recent
years:
QUANTUM PROBABILITY, INFORMATION AND CONTROL SYMPOSIUM, Nottigham 15-22
July, 2006,
member of Scientific Advisary Committe
Quantum Probability, Greiswald, March 27-31 2006, member of
Scientific Committe
8th WORKSHOP: NON-COMMUTATIVE HARMONIC ANALYSIS, Bedlewo, 2005,
member of Scientific Committe
Fejér-Riesz
conference, Eger, 2005, member of Program Committe
Teaching experience:
Undergraduate courses on ordinary differential equations, introductory
probability, functional analysis, mesure theory; graduate courses on
mathematical foundations of quantum mechanics and operator algebras.
Ph. D. students in mathematical physics, random matrices and free
probability. Ph.D. courses in mathematical physics, free probability
and quantum information theory.
Recent invited presentations:
2008: Workshop on Statistical-Mechanical Informatics, Sendai, Japan.
2006: Noncommutative Day, Imperial College, London, December
2006: DMV Minisymposium: Mathematische Physik und
Informationstheorie, Bonn, September
2006: A course in the School on Theory and Technology in Quantum
Information, Communication and Cryptography, June, Trieste
2006: Large Deviations, The Centre for Mathematical Physics, The
University of Queensland, March.
2005: Large deviation results for random matrices, TU
Braunschweig, July.
2005: Large deviations for functions of two random projections,
Workshop on non-commutative harmonic analysis, Bedlevo, August
2005: Large deviations, Mathematical Physics Days, Leuven, September
2005: Sufficiency in quantum statistical inference, Workshop on Random
Matrices and Free Probability, Sendai, October
2005: Large deviations, RIMS, Kyoto, October
2005: Means of positive matrices}, Osaka University, October
2005: Information geometry and quantum statistical inference,
Conference IGAIA2, Tokyo, December
2004: From the Monotonicity of Quantum Relative Entropy to SSA and
Sufficiency, Quantum Information Geometry, McMaster University,
Hamilton, Canada, May.
2004: Free transportation cost inequalities via random matrix
approximation, Random Matrices and Probability, Warwick, UK, May.
2004: From the Monotonicity of Quantum Relative Entropy to SSA and
Sufficiency, Nottingham University, UK, May.
2004: From the Monotonicity of Quantum Relative Entropy to SSA and
Sufficient Coarse-grainings, Entanglement, Information \& Noise,
Krzyzowa, Poland, June.
2004: Some transportation cost inequalities. An application of large
deviation results for random matrices,
25th QP Conference on Quantum Probability and Related Topics, Bedlevo,
Poland, June.
2004: Equality conditions for strong subadditivity of the von Neumann
entropy, School of Physics, University of Quinsland, Brisbane, August.
2004: Free analogue of transportation cost inequalities,
Workshop on Free probability theory, October 9 - 14, Banff
2004: Truncated random unitary matrices, 3rd Sendai Workshop ``Free
Probability and Random Matrices'', Japan,
October
2004: Perturbed Wigner matrices and a conjecture, 3rd Sendai Workshop
``Free Probability and Random Matrices'', Japan,
October
2004: Sufficient statistical inference in quantum mechanics, Quantum
Statistics - Quantum Measurements, Estimation and Related
Topics, 15 - 19 November, Cambridge.
2004: Large deviation results for the eigenvalue density of some random
matrices and applications, University of Munich, November.
2003: Perturbation of Wigner matrices and a conjecture, MaPhySto
conference, Danmark, January.
2003: On subadditivity of quantum entropy, Eurandom, Eindhoven, May.
2003: On subadditivity of quantum entropy, Mathematical Physics Days,
Leuven, June.
2003: Sufficiency of quantum coarse-grainings, ZiF, Bielefeld, July.
2003: Subadditivity of quantum entropy and relation to quantum
Markov states, Quantum Levy Processes, Levico, October.
2003: Saturation of an entropy bound and quantum Markov
states, ICQI03 IIAS, Kyoto, November.
2003: Eigenvalue density of large random unitaries and their
truncation, Japan, November.
2003: Monotonicity of quantum relative entropy revisited, Tohoku
University, Sendai, November.
2003: The scientific heritage of John von Neumann, Tokyo University of
Sciences, November, Tokyo.
2002: Quantum source coding and state compression. Dublin, March.
2002: ``Information geometry and its applications'' Pescara, July 1-5.
2002: Perturbation of Wigner matrices and a conjecture},
London, December.
2001:Quantum Probability Workshop, invited speaker, Levico (Italy)
2000: invited review speaker of the HP Labs-Microsoft Research Workshop
``Random Matrices, Percolations and Ques'', Bristol (England)
2000: invited speaker of the conference ``Noncommutativce Geometry and
Probability'', held at Nottingham Trent University (England)
2000: invited speaker of the conference ``Disordered Systems'',
held at King's College, London (England)
2000: Mathematical Physics Days at Leuven University (Belgium)
2000: speaker in the meeting of the American Mathematical Society, held
at the University of Lowell (USA)
2000: invited speaker in the Quantum Information Theory conference,
held at Nagoya University (Japan)
2000: Workshop on Free Probability Theory, IHP (Paris (France)
1999: invited speaker of the Workshop on Stochastics and Quantum
Physics, MaPhySto, Aarhus University (Danmark)
1999: Lectures at the University of Udine and SISSA in Trieste (Italy)
1999: invited lecturer of the School on Free Probability at Odense
University (Danmark)
1999: Workshop on Operator Algebras and Free Probability (The Erwin
Scr\"odinger International Institute for Mathematical Physics, Wien)
1999: Infinite Dimensional Analysis and Quantum Probability,
invited speaker, Levico (Italy)
1999: Introductory Workshop in Random Matrix Models and Their
Applications (Mathematical Science Research Institute, Berkeley)
1998: Workshop on Quantum Probabilty (Siegmundsburg, Germany)
1998: Operator Theory Confrence (Timisoara, Romania)
1998: Infinite Dimensional Analysis and Quantum Probability,
invited speaker, Levico (Italy)
1997: Lectures at Nagoya University, Ochanomizu University,
Research
Institute for Mathematical Sciences at Kyoto University (Japan) 1997:
Recent Trends in Infinite Dimensional Non-commutative
Analysis,
(Kyoto, Japan), invited speaker
1997: Infinite Dimensional Analysis and Quantum Probability
(Rome,
Italy)
1997: Geometry in Science (Aarhus University, Denmark), invited
speaker
1997: Seminar talk at Odense University (Denmark)
1997: The 1997 Georgia Tech - UAB International Conference on
Differential Equations and Mathematical Physics, Atlanta (USA)
1997: Quantum Communications, Computing and Measurements,
Hakone (Japan), invited speaker
1996: Workshop on linear algebra, Bled (Slovenia)
1996: Mathematical Physics Days, Leuven University
(Belgium), invited speaker
1996: Semester on Operator Theory, Banach Center, Warshaw
(Poland), invited speaker
1996: Quantum Probability, Trento (Italy),
1996: Seminar talk, Department of Physics of Harvard University
(USA)
Monographs:
D. Petz, An invitation to the algebra of the
canonical commutation relation, Leuven University Press, Leuven, 1990.
M. Ohya and D. Petz, Quantum Entropy and Its Use, Springer-Verlag,
Heidelberg, 1993. Second edition 2004.
F. Hiai and D. Petz, The semicircle law, free random variables and
entropy, American Mathematical Society, Providence, 2000
Petz Dénes, Lineáris Analízis (in Hungarian),
Akadémiai Kiadó,
Budapest, 2002.
D. Petz, Quantum information theory and quantum statistics, Springer,
2008.