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Shiwei Zhang

Professor of Physics

Office: Small Hall 158
Email: [[shiwei]]
Office Phone: 757-221-1644
Webpage: {{}}

Research Interests

Condensed matter theory. Research interests include electronic structure of materials, superfluid-insulator phase transitions in dirty boson systems, properties of liquid helium droplets, quantum spin systems, and Bose-Einstein condensa


BSc University of Science and Technology of China 1988; PhD Cornell University 1993

Refereed Papers Published
  • Hao Shi, Carlos A. Jimenez-Hoyos, R. Rodriguez-Guzman, Gustavo E. Scuseria, and Shi- wei Zhang, “Symmetry-projected Wave Functions in Quantum Monte Carlo Calculations,” Phys. Rev. B 89, 125129 (2014).
  • Huy Nguyen, Hao Shi, Jie Xu, Shiwei Zhang, “CPMC-Lab: A Matlab Package for Constrained Path Monte Carlo Calculations ,” Comp. Phys. Comm. 185, 3344 (2014).
  • Yudistira Virgus, Wirawan Purwanto, Henry Krakauer, and Shiwei Zhang, “The Stability, Ener- getics, and Magnetic States of Cobalt Adatoms on Graphene ,” Phys. Rev. Lett. 113, 175502 (2014).