Shiwei Zhang:

Shiwei Zhang grew up in rural China in Henan province. He obtained a B.S. degree in Physics from the University of Science and Technology of China in 1988, and came to the US via the CUSPEA (China-US Physics Examination and Application) program organized by Prof. T.D. Lee. He received a Ph.D. in Physics from Cornell University in 1993. He was a Postdoctoral Research Associate, jointly in the Theoretical Condensed Matter and the Nuclear Theory groups, at Los Alamos National Lab for two years, and then an NSF CISE Postdoctoral Fellow and a University Postdoctoral Fellow at Ohio State University for almost one year. He has been a faculty member at the College of William and Mary since 1996, where he is now Chancellor Professor of Physics. In 2018, he took up a joint appointment with the Flatiron Institute of the Simons Foundation, where he is Senior Research Scientist/Group Leader at the Center for Computational Quantum Physics (CCQ).

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Created by: [Aug. 2001]