Associate Professor Dario Poletti
Head of Cluster, Science, Mathematics and Technology
Dario Poletti

Dario Poletti is the Head for the Science, Mathematics and Technology (SMT) cluster at SUTD. Prior to this, Dario was the Associate Head leading SMT Graduate programmes and research.

Being one of the early faculty members who joined our Freshmore curriculum team in July 2012, Dario has actively contributed to SUTD’s pedagogy as well as research. In 2015, he was named in Asia Pacific MIT Technology Review’s Innovators under 35 list, and in 2017 the IoP Outstanding Referee Award for New Journal of Physics. Dario obtained his joint PhD in Physics from the National University of Singapore and the Australian National University, for which he received the Medal of Material Research Society of Singapore for the best PhD thesis in NUS Physics Department in 2010. Before that he earned a Master of Engineering (Nuclear Engineering) from Politecnico di Milano and Master of Engineer (Applied Physics) from Ecole Centrale Paris. His research areas focus on Complex Quantum Systems, including the topics of Quantum Transport, Quantum Thermodynamics, Quantum Chaos, Quantum Computing, and development of advanced classical numerical methods to study these systems. He has more than 90 publications appearing in journals including Nature, Nature Quantum Information, Physical Review Letters and Review of Modern Physics.