Markus Hauru is a member of the Tensor Networks Group, working with Guifre Vidal at the Perimeter Institute. He is currently a graduate student at the Perimeter Institute and the University of Waterloo. He received his B.S. from University of Oulu in 2011 and his M.S. from University of Helsinki in 2014. He is the recipient of an Ontario Trillium Scholarship. His work focuses on the development of improved tensor network algorithms for the simulation of many electron systems in one and two spatial dimensions.