Dr Davide Vadacchino
Profiles

Dr Davide Vadacchino

Lecturer in Applied Mathematics/Theoretical Physics

School of Engineering, Computing and Mathematics (Faculty of Science and Engineering)

Biography

Biography

Lecturer in Theoretical Physics

Prior appointments:

2020 - 2022 : Simons Postdoctoral Research Fellow, Trinity College Dublin

2018 - 2020 : Assegnista di Ricerca, INFN - Sezione di Pisa

2017 - 2017: Research Software Engineer, Accademy of Advanced Computing - Swansea

2016 - 2017: Postodoctoral Research Officer, University of Swansea - Physics department

Qualifications

Qualifications:

  • 2016: PhD degree in Theoretical Physics from Università degli Studi di Torino.
    Advisor: Prof. Michele Caselle.
    Thesis: "Confinement in the U(1) Lattice Gauge Theory in D=2+1 dimensions".
  • 2012: M. Sc. in Theoretical Physics from Università degli Studi di Torino.
    Advisor: Michele Caselle.
    Thesis: "A Numerical Study of confinement in lattice QED". 110/110 Magna cum Laude
  • 2008: B. Sc. in Physics from Università degli Studi di Torino.
    Advisor: Prof. S. Sciuto.
    Thesis: "Bell Inequalities in Quantum Mechanics" 110/110.


Teaching

Teaching

Teaching interests

Current Courses:

  • MATH1610 - Numerical and Computational Analysis
    University of Plymouth

Past Courses:

  • 2021 - Lattice Field Theory.
    M. Sci. in Quantum Fields, Strings and Gravity
    Trinity College Dublin

Research

Research

Research interests

Non-perturbative aspects of Quantum Field Theory: Glueballs, the confinement problem...

HPC for simulations in particle physics

Statistical learning theory for statistical mechanics and particle physics

Publications

Publications

Journals

  • Ed Bennett et al. - Glueballs and strings in Sp(2N) Yang-Mills theories
    Phys. Rev. D103.5 (2021), p. 054509.
    doi:10.1103/PhysRevD.103.054509. arXiv:2010.15781[hep-lat].
  • Ed Bennett et al. - Sp(4) gauge theories on the lattice: quenched fundamental and antisymmetric fermions in
    Phys. Rev. D101.7 (2020), p. 074516. doi:10.1103/PhysRevD.101.074516. arXiv:1912.06505[hep-lat].
  • Ed Bennett et al. Color dependence of tensor and scalar glueball masses in Yang-Mills theories.
    Phys. Rev. D102.1 (2020), p. 011501.doi:10.1103/PhysRevD.102.011501. arXiv:2004.11063[hep-lat].
  • Giuseppe Clemente et al. Quantum computation of thermal averages in the presence of a sign problem.
    Phys. Rev. D101.7 (2020), p. 074510.doi:10.1103/PhysRevD.101.074510. arXiv:2001.05328[hep-lat].
  • Ed Bennett et al. Sp(4) gauge theories on the lattice: Nf=2 dynamical fundamental fermions
    JHEP12 (2019), p. 053.doi:10.1007/JHEP12(2019)053. arXiv:1909.12662 [hep-lat].
  • Caselle, Michele and Nada, Alessandro and Panero, Marco and Vadacchino, Davide. Conformal field theory and the hot phase of three-dimensional U(1) gauge theory
    JHEP05 (2019), p. 068.doi:10.1007/JHEP05(2019)068. arXiv:1903.00491 [cond-mat.str-el].
  • Giannetti, Cinzia and Lucini, Biagio and Vadacchino, Davide. Machine Learning as a universal tool for quantitative investigations of phase transitions
    Nucl. Phys.B944 (2019), p. 114639.doi:10.1016/j.nuclphysb.2019.114639. arXiv:1812.06726 
  • Armoni, Adi and Ireson, Edwin and Vadacchino, Davide. Equivalence of Meson Scattering Amplitudesin Strong Coupling Lattice and Flat Space String Theoryin:Nucl. Phys.B928 (2018), pp. 72–92.doi:10 . 1016 / j . nuclphysb . 2018 . 01 . 002. arXiv:1708.05309 [hep-lat].
  • Bennett, Ed and Hong, Deog Ki and Lee, Jong-Wan and Lin, C. -J. David and Lucini, Biagio and Piai,Maurizio and Vadacchino, Davide. Sp(4) gauge theory on the lattice: towards SU(4)/Sp(4) composite Higgs (and beyond)
    JHEP03 (2018), p. 185.doi:10.1007/JHEP03(2018)185. arXiv:1712.04220 [hep-lat].
  • Hong, Deog Ki and Lee, Jong-Wan and Lucini, Biagio and Piai, Maurizio and Vadacchino, Davide. Casimir scaling and Yang–Mills glueballs. 2017.doi:10.1016/j.physletb.2017.10.050. arXiv:1705.00286 [hep-th].
  • Caselle, Michele and Panero, Marco and Vadacchino, Davide. Width of the flux tube in compact U(1) gauge theory in three dimensionsin:JHEP02 (2016), p. 180.doi:10.1007/JHEP02(2016)180. arXiv:1601.07455 [hep-lat].
  • Caselle, Michele, and Panero, Marco and Pellegrini, Roberto and Vadacchino, Davide. A different kindof string
    JHEP01 (2015), p. 105.doi:10.1007/JHEP01(2015)105. arXiv:1406.5127 [hep-lat]

Conference Papers

  • Jack Holligan et al. Sp(2N)Yang-Mills towards large-N
    PoSLATTICE2019 (2019), p. 177.doi:10.22323/1.363.0177. arXiv:1912.09788 [hep-lat].
  • Jong-Wan Lee et al. Meson spectrum of Sp(4) lattice gauge theory with two fundamental Dirac fermions
    PoSLATTICE2019 (2019), p. 054.doi:10.22323/1.363.0054. arXiv:1911.00437 [hep-lat].
  • Bennett, Ed and Hong, Deog Ki and Lee, Jong-Wan and Lin, C. -J. David and Lucini, Biagio and Piai,Maurizio and Vadacchino, Davide. Higgs compositeness in Sp(2N) gauge theories – Determining the low-energy constants with lattice calculationsin
    EPJ Web Conf.175 (2018), p. 08011.doi:10.1051/epjconf/201817508011. arXiv:1710.06941[hep-lat].
  • Bennett, Ed and Hong, Deog Ki and Lee, Jong-Wan and Lin, C. -J. David and Lucini, Biagio and Piai,Maurizio and Vadacchino, Davide. Higgs compositeness in Sp(2N) gauge theories — Resymplecticisation, scale setting and topology
    EPJ Web Conf.175 (2018), p. 08012.doi:10.1051/epjconf/201817508012. arXiv:1710.06715[hep-lat].
  • Bennett, Ed and Hong, Deog Ki and Lee, Jong-Wan and Lin, C. -J. David and Lucini, Biagio and Piai,Maurizio and Vadacchino, Davide. Higgs compositeness in Sp(2N) gauge theories — The pure gaugemodel
    EPJ Web Conf.175 (2018), p. 08013.doi:10.1051/epjconf/201817508013. arXiv:1710.07043[hep-lat].
  • Lee, Jong-Wan and Bennett, Ed and Hong, Deog Ki and Lin, C. J. David and Lucini, Biagio and Piai,Maurizio and Vadacchino, Davide. Progress in the lattice simulations of Sp(2N) gauge theories
    PoSLATTICE2018 (2018), p. 192.doi:10.22323/1.334.0192. arXiv:1811.00276 [hep-lat].
  • Pellegrini, Roberto and Lucini, Biagio and Rago, Antonio and Vadacchino, Davide. Computing the density of states with the global Hybrid Monte Carlo
    PoSLATTICE2016 (2017), p. 276.doi:10.22323/1.256.0276.
  • Caselle, Michele and Panero, Marco and Vadacchino, Davide. Squared width and profile of the confining flux tube in the U(1) LGT in 3D
    [PoSLattice2016,347(2017)]. arXiv:1610.08315 [hep-lat].
  • Caselle, Michele and Vadacchino, Davide and Panero, Marco and Pellegrini, Roberto. On the rigid string contribution to the interquark potentialin:PoSLATTICE2014 (2014), p. 348.doi:10.22323/1.214.0348. arXiv:1410.7433 [hep-lat].
  • Vadacchino, Davide and Caselle, Michele and Panero, Marco and Pellegrini, Roberto. Effective string description of the interquark potential in the 3D U(1) lattice gauge theory
    PoSLATTICE2014 (2014), p. 349.doi:10.22323/1.214.0349. arXiv:1410.7436 [hep-lat].
  • Vadacchino, Davide and Caselle, Michele and Pellegrini, Roberto and Panero, Marco. Fine structure of the confining string in an analytically solvable 3D model
    PoSLATTICE2013 (2014), p. 373.doi:10.22323/1.187.0373. arXiv:1311.4071 [hep-lat]

Personal

Personal

Reports & invited lectures

  • 2021 - Lattice QCD: a primer of methods and results - Galileo Galilei Institute, Firenze
    In the series ``Theory Lectures by Young Researchers''

Conferences organised

Organizing Committee:

  • 2020: Mini-Workshop on Glueball hunting, https://indico.cern.ch/event/1035153/
  • 2020: EuroPLEx progress Workshop 2020, https://indico.cern.ch/event/965890/

Other academic activities

Referee for Physics Letters B