Current schedule of colloquia

2021

June 16, 2021:
"TBA"
by Prof. Francesco Becattini, University of Florence, Italy
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June 9, 2021:
"TBA"
by Prof. Anna L. Watts, University of Amsterdam, Netherlands
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June 2, 2021:
"TBA"
by Prof. Dmitri Kharzeev, Stony Brook University
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May 26, 2021:
"TBA"
by Prof. Ulrich Heinz, Ohio State University
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May 19, 2021:
"TBA"
by Prof. Joseph Kapusta, University of Minnesota
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May 12, 2021:
"TBA"
by Prof. Radoslaw Ryblewski, Institute of Nuclear Physics of Polish Academy of Sciences, Krakow, Poland
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May 5, 2021:
"Bottomonium suppression in the QGP From EFTs to non-unitary quantum evolution"
by Prof. Michael Strickland, Kent State University
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April 28, 2021:
"Electrodynamics of hot nuclear matter and other chiral media"
by Prof. Kirill Tuchin, Iowa State University
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April 21, 2021:
"Deconstructing relativistic fluid dynamics"
by Prof. Jorge Noronha, University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign
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April 14, 2021:
"The noise of gravitons"
by Prof. Maulik Parikh, Arizona State University
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April 7, 2021:
"Big Bang Nucleosynthesis: Post Planck"
by Prof. Keith Olive, University of Minnesota
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March 31, 2021:
"Multi-messenger heavy-ion physics"
by Prof. Chun Shen, Wayne State University
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March 24, 2021:
"Relativistic nuclear collisions: factory for exotic quantum matter"
by Prof. Jinfeng Liao, Indiana University
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March 17, 2021:
"Flow and jet quenching in small systems"
by Prof. Urs Achim Wiedemann, CERN
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March 10, 2021:
"Spin, vortices, anomaly and hydrodynamics"
by Prof. Ho-Ung Yee, University of Illinois at Chicago
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March 3, 2021:
"Magnetars"
by Prof. Andrei M. Beloborodov, Columbia University
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February 24, 2021:
"Evolution of primordial neutrino helicities in astrophysical magnetic fields and implications for their detection"
by Prof. Gordon Baym, University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign
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February 17, 2021:
"Semi-Abelian gauge theories, non-invertible symmetries, and string tensions beyond N-ality"
by Prof. Mithat Unsal, North Carolina State University
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February 10, 2021:
"Nonrelativistic multiscale systems with effective quantum field theories"
by Prof. Nora Brambilla, Technical University of Munich, Germany
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February 3, 2021:
"Einstein-Cartan gravity: inflation, dark matter and electroweak symmetry breaking"
by Prof. Mikhail Shaposhnikov, cole Polytechnique Fdrale de Lausanne (EPFL), Switzerland
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January 27, 2021:
"The impact of electromagnetic and vortical fields in relativistic nuclear collisions"
by Dr. Lucia Oliva, Goethe University Frankfurt, Germany
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January 20, 2021:
"Exploring the QGP at finite baryon chemical potential in and out of equilibrium"
by Prof. Elena Bratkovskaya, GSI, Germany
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January 13, 2021:
"Atoms and ions as quantum simulators of quarks, gluons, and nuclei?"
by Prof. Zohreh Davoudi, University of Maryland
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2020

December 9, 2020:
"Topology change, emergent symmetry and compact star matter"
by Prof. Yong-Liang Ma, Hangzhou Institute for Advanced Study, UCAS, China
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December 2, 2020:
"What have we learned about binary neutron stars since the discovery of GW170817?"
by Prof. Duncan Brown, Syracuse University
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November 25, 2020:
"Helical magnetic fields in the early universe"
by Prof. Axel Brandenburg, Nordita, Sweden
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November 18, 2020:
"QCD at finite density and phenomenology"
by Prof. Claudia Ratti, University of Houston
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November 11, 2020:
"Quark-gluon plasma and thermodynamics of QCD on the lattice"
by Prof. Alexei Bazavov, Michigan State University
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November 4, 2020:
"The reasonable and unreasonable effectiveness of hydrodynamics in exotic quantum matter"
by Prof. Hong Liu, Massachusetts Institute of Technology
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October 28, 2020:
"Decoding the path integral: resurgent asymptotics and extreme QFT"
by Prof. Gerald V. Dunne, University of Connecticut
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October 21, 2020:
"Strangeness in nuclei and neutron stars"
by Prof. Laura Tolos, Institute of Space Sciences, Barcelona, Spain
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October 14, 2020:
"Hydrodynamics with 50 particles. What does it mean and how to think about it?"
by Prof. Donato Giorgio Torrieri, Universidade Estadual de Campinas (UNICAMP), Brazil
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October 7, 2020:
"Pushing the limits of hydrodynamics"
by Prof. Pavel Kovtun, University of Victoria, Canada
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September 30, 2020:
"A data-driven approach to quantifying the shear viscosity of natures most ideal liquid"
by Prof. Steffen A. Bass, Duke University
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September 23, 2020:
"NICER, gravitational waves, and neutron stars"
by Prof. M. Coleman Miller, University of Maryland
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September 16, 2020:
"Color instabilities in quark-gluon plasma"
by Prof. Stanisław Mrwczyński, Jan Kochanowski University & National Centre for Nuclear Research, Poland
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September 9, 2020:
"What is quark matter?"
by Prof. Aleksey Cherman, University of Minnesota
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September 2, 2020:
"Non-equilibrium QCD in heavy-ion collisions"
by Prof. Sren Schlichting, University of Bielefeld, Germany
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August 26, 2020:
"Anomalous transport in the quark-gluon plasma"
by Prof. Roy A. Lacey, Stony Brook University
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August 19, 2020:
"Separating fact from fantasy in the proton's spin: the chiral anomaly and the proton spin puzzle"
by Dr. Raju Venugopalan, Brookhaven National Laboratory
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August 12, 2020:
"Dense matter in the gravitational wave sky"
by Prof. Charles J. Horowitz, Indiana University
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August 5, 2020:
"Transport and dissipation in neutron star mergers"
by Prof. Mark G. Alford, Washington University in St. Louis
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July 29, 2020:
"Chirality in Cosmology"
by Prof. Marc Kamionkowski, Johns Hopkins University
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July 22, 2020:
"Jet tomography of hot and cold nuclear matter"
by Prof. Xin-Nian Wang, Central China Normal University & Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory
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July 15, 2020:
"The smallest fluid on earth"
by Dr. Bjrn Schenke, Brookhaven National Laboratory
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July 8, 2020:
"Quark matter in the cores of neutron stars"
by Prof. Aleksi Kurkela, CERN & University of Stavanger, Norway
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July 1, 2020:
"Global polarization signals from hot, dense and whirly QCD matter"
by Prof. Maria Elena Tejeda-Yeomans, Universidad de Colima, Mxico
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June 24, 2020:
"Hot QCD matter in magnetic fields: phase transition and permeability"
by Prof. Gergely Endrődi, University of Bielefeld, Germany
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June 17, 2020:
"Dense matter in neutron stars and its role in multi-messenger astrophysics"
by Prof. Sanjay Reddy, Institute for Nuclear Theory, University of Washington
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June 10, 2020:
"Strike for Black Lives"
ShutDownSTEM: no colloquium

June 3, 2020:
"The challenge of discovering QCD critical point"
by Prof. Mikhail Stephanov, University of Illinois Chicago
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May 27, 2020:
"Sterile neutrinos: unifying cosmology with particle physics"
by Prof. Oleg Ruchayskiy, Niels Bohr Institute, Denmark
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May 20, 2020:
"The magnetized Universe"
by Prof. Tanmay Vachaspati, Arizona State University
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May 13, 2020:
"Electron hydrodynamics in solids"
by Dr. Pavlo Sukhachov, Nordita, Sweden
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May 6, 2020:
"Exotic matter produced in neutron star mergers"
by Prof. Veronica Dexheimer, Kent State University
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April 29, 2020:
"Topological metals"
by Prof. Anton Burkov, University of Waterloo, Canada
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April 22, 2020:
"Is the Feynman path integral complex enough?"
by Prof. Gke Başar, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill
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April 15, 2020:
"Neutron star mergers and the origins of the heaviest elements"
by Prof. Rebecca Surman, University of Notre Dame
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April 8, 2020:
"The golden age of chirality and quantum mechanics"
by Dr. Karl Landsteiner, Instituto de Fsica Terica, Madrid, Spain
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April 1, 2020:
"Hydrodynamization and attractors in rapidly expanding fluids"
by Dr. Mauricio Martinez Guerrero, North Carolina State University
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March 25, 2020:
"Nature's most extreme fluid -- the quark gluon plasma"
by Prof. Jacquelyn Noronha-Hostler, University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign
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