Scientific Talks

(This page created 06-Jul-20)

It will take some time for me to fully populate this page with the 100+ talks that I have given. I will do so in reverse chronological order, which seems the best way to provide pertinent information in a timely way.

  1. Pursuing the Perfect Primordial Fluid, Rutgers University Physics Department Colloquium, December 11, 2019.
  2. A Tribute to Roy Glauber, Initial Stages 2019, Columbia University, June 27, 2019. 
  3. IP-JAZMA Critical Assessment of Physics Attributions, Initial Stages 2019, Columbia University, June 26, 2019. 
  4. A Tribute to Roy Glauber, 2019 RHIC and AGS Users’ Meeting, Brookhaven National Laboratory, June 6, 2019.
  5. Fulfilling Miklos’s Dream: Quark-Gluon Plasma Everywhere, invited talk at the workshop on The Past, Present and Future of Relativistic Heavy Ion Collisions, Knoxville, TN, March 18, 2019.
  6. PHENIX and Heavy Ions, Sippach Fest, Nevis Laboratories, Irvington, NY, November 9, 2018.
  7. PHENIX Facts, Figures and Firsts, Berkeley Jet Physics Jubilee, Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory, July 2, 2018.
  8. The Modern View of Quark-Gluon Plasma, closing student lecture at Quark Matter 2018, Venice, Italy, May 13, 2018. 
  9. Experimental Relativistic Heavy Ion Physics, three lectures presented at the National Nuclear Physics Summer School, University of Colorado, July, 2017 (slides available from school website). 
  10. The Way Forward, closing talk at Quark Matter 2017, Chicago, IL, February 11, 2017. 
  11. The RHIC Discoveries in Perspective, presented at the CERN Symposium for 30 Years of Heavy Ion Physics, Meyrin, Switzerland, November 8, 2016. ( PowerPoint file, Video)
  12. Correlating with Uli, CERN Symposium for Ulrich Heinz, July 18, 2016.
  13. 25 Years of PHENIX, RHIC Users Meeting, Brookhaven, NY, June 8, 2016.
  14. Miklos Gyulassy – A Man in Full , Looking Beyond 1010 Mini-Bangs, CGC’s, Perfect Fluids and Jet Tomo/Holography, Wuhan, China, September 25, 2015.
  15. 10 Years of Perfect Liquid, RHIC Users Meeting, June 11, 2015.
  16. Relativistic Nuclear Collisions, Perfect Fluids, and the Gauge/Gravity Duality, Columbia University Physics Department Colloquium, March 23, 2015 (PowerPoint file, pdf).
  17. The Charm and Beauty of (s)PHENIX , Workshop on Heavy Flavor Production in High-energy Collisions and Symposium in Honor of Miklos Gyulassy and Howard Wieman, Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory; January 8, 2015.
  18. RHIC and LHC Overview: Where are we? Where are we going? , QCD Town Meeting for the Nuclear Physics Long Range Plan, Temple University; September 12, 2014 (PowerPoint file, pdf).
  19. PHENIX: The Early Days, Symposium for Shoji Nagamiya, Progress in Nuclear and Hadron Physics and Accelerator Related Sciences, Tsukuba, Japan, July 16, 2014.
  20. PHENIX, Serendipity and Interferometry, Tom W. Bonner Prize talk, American Physical Society meeting, April 7, 2014.
  21. The Tyranny of Asymptotic Freedom, University of Michigan Physics Department Colloquium, February 18, 2014.
  22. A Brief History of PHENIX, Jacob Zimanyi Winter School of Physics, Budapest, Hungary, December 5, 2013 (PowerPoint file, PDF).
  23. The Birth of Relativistic Heavy Ion Physics, Bill Willis Memorial Symposium, Brookhaven National Laboratory April 26, 2013 (PowerPoint file, PDF).
  24. The RHIC and LHC Discoveries in Perspective, Hot Topics in Hot Matter Symposium at the Weizmann Institute of Science, October 17, 2012 (PowerPoint file, PDF).