Anders W. Sandvik

Professor of physics

Department of Physics
Boston University
590 Commonwealth Avenue
Boston, MA 02215

Office: SCI316, Phone: (617) 353-3843
e-mail: sandvik@bu.edu

+ Professor of physics, Boston University 2008-
+ Associate professor of physics, Boston University 2004-2008
+ Academy of Finland senior research fellow, Åbo Akademi University, 2000-2004
+ Visiting research assistant professor, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 1999-2000
+ Visiting scholar, Center for Nonlinear Studies, Los Alamos National Laboratory, 1998-99
+ Postdoctoral research associate, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 1996-99
+ Postdoctoral research associate, Florida State University, Tallahassee, 1994-96
+ Postdoctoral research associate, University of California, Santa Barbara, 1993-94
+ Ph.D. in Physics, University of California, Santa Barbara, 1993
+ Fil. Kand. (M.Sc.) in Physics, Åbo Akademi University (Finland), 1989
Research interests: Strongly correlated quantum many-particle systems, Numerical simulation methods in quantum and classical statistical physics. For further details see research pages and my list of publications
Teaching:
- Statistical Thermodynamics (PY410) course at BU; course web site.
- Computational Physics (PY502) course at BU; course web site.
- XIV Training Course in the Physics of Strongly Correlated Systems, Vietri Sul Mare (Salerno, Italy), October 2009; course material.
- Perimeter Scoholars International, "Quantum Spin Simulations", April 5-23, 2010; course material.
Stochastic Series Expansion (SSE) quantum Monte Carlo programs are available for download here.
I have been involved in constructing several computer clusters, as explained here.