Boris Svistunov, Ph.D.

University of Massachusetts AmherstBoris Svistunov’s website

Boris Svistunov received his Ph.D. in 1990 from Kurchatov Institute (Moscow) where he worked from 1986 to 2003 (and which he is still affiliated with). In 2003, he joined the Physics Department of the University of Massachusetts, Amherst. His research deals with ultracold gases, superfluidity and supersolidity, strongly correlated systems, and the theory and practice of quantum Monte Carlo methods, and he is co-inventor of the worm algorithm and diagrammatic Monte Carlo. He is a Fellow and Outstanding Referee of the American Physical Society.

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