# Graduate Students Lou and Wang Land ICAM Travel Awards

**December 19, 2007**

Graduate students Jie Lou and Ling Wang, who work with Professor Anders Sandvik, recently won International Junior Scientist Travel Awards from the Institute for Complex Adaptive Matter (ICAM). Jie and Ling will be visiting the Institute of Solid State Physics in Tokyo.

They will work with two ISSP professors, Naoki Kawashima and Masaki Oshikawa, to perform numerical studies of deconfined criticality and new quantum Monte Carlo algorithms for strongly correlated systems implemented by Matrix Product State.