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Rutgers Nuclear Physics Seminars and Related Colloquia

Talks: Spring 2018

  • Nuclear Seminar Friday, Jan 26, 2018, 12:00 PM, 112
    *** SPECIAL TIME ***
    Marija Vostinar (U Tennesse)
    Superheavy elements and decay spectroscopy of 258Db ABSTRACT

  • Nuclear Seminar Monday, Jan 29, 2018, 12:00 PM, 112
    Alexandre Lepailleur (Rutgers)
    Transfer reactions with GODDESS and nuclear astrophysics ABSTRACT

  • Nuclear Seminar Monday, Feb 5, 2018, 12:00 PM, 112
    Martha Constantinou (Temple University)
    The proton spin puzzle from Lattice QCD ABSTRACT

  • Nuclear Seminar Wednesday, Feb 7, 2018, 12:00 PM, 112
    *** SPECIAL TIME ***
    Prajwal Mohan Murthy (MIT)
    Searching for Mirror Neutron - Neutron Oscillations ABSTRACT

  • Nuclear Seminar Monday, Feb 12, 2018, 12:00 PM, 112
    Prithwish Tribedy (BNL)
    Exploring novel phenomena at the early stages of relativistic heavy ion collisions ABSTRACT

  • Nuclear Seminar Monday, Feb 19, 2018, 12:00 PM, 112
    Veronica Dexheimer (Kent State University)
    Phase Transitions in Dense Matter ABSTRACT

  • Nuclear Seminar Monday, March 5, 2018, 12:00 PM, 112
    Matthew D. Sievert (Los Alamos National Laboratory)
    Quark/Antiquark Correlations in Heavy Ion Collisions ABSTRACT

  • Nuclear Seminar Monday, March 19, 2018, 12:00 PM, 112
    Zhenyu Chen (Rice)
    Quark-Gluon Plasma at the Smallest Scales ABSTRACT

  • Colloquium Wednesday, March 21, 2018, 4:30 PM, PLH
    Rebecca Surman (Notre Dame)
    Forging the heaviest elements ABSTRACT

  • Colloquium Wednesday, March 28, 2018, 4:30 PM, PLH
    Berndt Mueller (Duke University and BNL)
    The Unbearable Burden of Being Light: Exploring the emergence of ordinary matter from quarks and gluons ABSTRACT

  • Nuclear Seminar Thursday, March 29, 2018, 12:00 PM, 112
    *** SPECIAL TIME ***
    Raghav Kunnawalkam Elayavalli (Wayne State University)
    Exploiting Quark vs Gluon Jet Discrimination in Heavy Ions ABSTRACT

  • Nuclear Seminar Monday, April 30, 2018, 12:00 PM, 112
    Pei-Luan Tai (Rutgers University)
    Exploring Single-hole State Evolution Near the N=50 Shell Closure ABSTRACT

  • Nuclear Seminar Monday, July 16, 2018, 12:00 PM, 112
    Matt Luzum (University of Sao Paulo)
    Relativistic Heavy-Ion Collisions: Quark-Gluon Plasma and the smallest drop of liquid ABSTRACT

  • Nuclear Seminar Monday, Aug 13, 2018, 12:00 PM, 112
    Cheuk-Yin Wong (Oak Ridge National Laboratory)
    Wheeler's Toroidal Nuclei ABSTRACT


  • Talks: Fall 2017

    • Nuclear Seminar Monday, Sep 25, 2017, 1:30 PM, 112
      Chad Ummel (Rutgers)
      Understanding and Measuring Nuclear Reactions at Astrophysical Energies ABSTRACT

    • Nuclear Seminar Monday, Oct 9, 2017, 1:30 PM, 112
      Harry Sims (Rutgers)
      Probing nuclear structure around neutron number 82 with (d,p) reactions. ABSTRACT

    • Nuclear Seminar Monday, Oct 30, 2017, 1:30 PM, 112
      Craig Reingold (University of Notre Dame)
      The Path Less Traveled: Studying p-process Nucleosynthesis at the University of Notre Dame ABSTRACT

    • Talks: Spring 2017

    • Nuclear Seminar Tuesday, Jan 17, 2017, 10:30 AM, 385E
      Anders Knospe (University of Houston)
      Quark Soup: Heavy-Ion Physics at RHIC, the LHC, and Beyond ABSTRACT

    • Nuclear Seminar Thursday, Jan 19, 2017, 10:30 AM, 385E
      Jacquelyn Noronha-Hostler (University of Houston)
      The Quest for the Primordial Chromodynamic Liquid ABSTRACT

    • Nuclear Seminar Monday, Jan 23, 2017, 10:30 AM, 385E
      Ragner Stroberg (Triumf)
      Atomic nuclei from the ground up ABSTRACT

    • Nuclear Seminar Monday, Jan 30, 2017, 10:30 AM, 385E
      Jan Bernauer (MIT)
      The Precision Frontier: Lepton-Proton Scattering ABSTRACT

    • Nuclear Seminar Tuesday, Feb 14, 2017, 10:30 AM, 385E
      Jose Guilherme Milhano (CERN)
      How jets unravel the quark gluon plasma ABSTRACT

    • Nuclear Seminar Thursday, Feb 16, 2017, 10:30 AM, 385E
      Elena Long (University of New Hampshire)
      Tensor Polarization: A New Window into Nuclear Structure ABSTRACT

    • Nuclear Seminar Monday, Feb 20, 2017, 10:30 AM, 385E
      Sarah Campbell (Columbia University)
      Using direct photons to shed light on the quark gluon plasma ABSTRACT

    • Colloquium Wednesday, March 8, 2017, 4:30 PM, Physics Lecture Hall
      Stefan Frauendorf (Notre Dame)
      Quantal Rotation: Molecules and Nuclei ABSTRACT

    • Nuclear Seminar Monday, April 24, 2017, 10:30 AM, 385E
      Aleksandra Fijalkowska (Rutgers University)
      Reactor anti-neutrino properties frombeta decay study of fission fragments by total absorption spectroscopy ABSTRACT

    • Nuclear Seminar Friday, June 2, 2017, 10:30 AM, 112
      **** SPECIAL TIME & LOCATION ****
      Michael Hass (Weizmann Institute)
      Probing fundamental interactions by an Electrostatic Ion Beam Trap ABSTRACT

    • Talks: Fall 2016

    • Seminar in Physics Tuesday, Sep 13, 2016, 5:00 PM, 385E
      Ethan Cline (Rutgers)
      The Proton Radius Puzzle

    • Nuclear Seminar Monday, Sep 19, 2016, 2:00 PM, 385E
      Arbin Timilsina (Iowa State)
      Results on reconstructed jets with the PHENIX detector at RHIC

    • Seminar in Physics Tuesday, Sep 20, 2016, 5:00 PM, 385E
      Ron Gilman (Rutgers)
      Nucleon Quark Structure and Dark Photons

    • Colloquium Wednesday, Sep 21, 2016, 4:30 PM, Physics Lecture Hall
      Sevil Salur (Rutgers)
      Studying Hot QCD with Jets ABSTRACT

    • Nuclear Seminar Monday, Oct 3, 2016, 2:00 PM, 385E
      Arun Tadepalli (Rutgers)
      Search for Dark Photons at the SeaQuest E906 Experiment

    • Seminar in Physics Tuesday, Oct 4, 2016, 5:00 PM, 385E
      Sevil Salur (Rutgers)
      How to Cook the Quark Gluon Plasma Soup

    • Nuclear Seminar Monday, Oct 10, 2016, 2:00 PM, 385E
      Sarah Campbell (Columbia)
      sPHENIX: the next-generation heavy ion detector at RHIC ABSTRACT

    • Seminar in Physics Tuesday, Oct 18, 2016, 5:00 PM, 385E
      Jolie Cizewski (Rutgers)
      TBD

    • Colloquium Wednesday, Oct 19, 2016, 4:30 PM, Physics Lecture Hall
      Chris Monahan (Rutgers)
      From partons to protons with lattice QCD ABSTRACT

    • Nuclear Seminar Monday, Oct 24, 2016, 2:00 PM, 385E
      Saeanseul Oh (Yale)
      Particle correlations in the longitudinal direction in relativistic heavy ion collisions ABSTRACT

    • Nuclear Seminar Monday, Oct 31, 2016, 2:00 PM, 385E
      Raghav Kunnawalkam Elayavalli (Rutgers)
      Jet Structure Modifications in Heavy Ion Collisions: What did we learn from Run1 at the LHC

    • Boyd 250 Colloquium Thursday, Nov 10, 2016, 3:30 PM, Busch Student Center, Center Hall
      Dr. Douglas P. Boyd, (TeleSecurity Sciences)
      ''Innovative Imaging Solutions for Important Problems in Medicine and Airport Security'' Heart disease in a patient? Explosives in an airport? New detection solutions are promised by advances in imaging science. ABSTRACT

    • Nuclear Seminar Monday, Nov 28, 2016, 2:00 PM, 385E
      David Walter (Rutgers)
      Single particle structure of neutron rich N=51 nuclei ABSTRACT

    • Nuclear Seminar Monday, Dec 5, 2016, 2:00 PM, 385E
      Kurt Jung (UIC)
      Jet Physics in Heavy Ion Collisions, from Small to Large Systems ABSTRACT

    • Nuclear Seminar Monday, Dec 12, 2016, 2:00 PM, 385E
      Migual Madurga (Joint Institute for Nuclear Physics and Applications / University of Tennessee)
      The role of beta-decay in the synthesis of elements in dying stars ABSTRACT

    • Talks: Spring 2016

    • Nuclear Seminar Monday, Jan 25, 2016, 1:00 PM, 385E
      Chris Monahan (Rutgers)
      Towards a first principles picture of the proton

    • Nuclear Seminar Monday, Mar 21, 2016, 1:00 PM, 385E
      Megan Connors (Georgia State University and Riken BNL Research Center)
      Probing the Quark Gluon Plsama with Jets at RHIC and LHC ABSTRACT

    • Nuclear Seminar Wednesday, Mar 23, 2016, 1:25 PM, 385E
      Aron Bernstein (MIT)
      Radius of the Eta Meson

    • Colloquium Wednesday, March 23, 2016, 4:30 PM, Physics Lecture Hall
      Aron Bernstein (MIT)
      Nuclear Weapons: From Beginning to End? ABSTRACT

    • Colloquium Wednesday, April 6, 2016, 4:30 PM, Physics Lecture Hall
      Helen Caines (Yale University)
      Latest Results from QGP Investigations ABSTRACT

    • Nuclear Seminar Wednesday, May 4, 2016, 12:30 PM, 385E
      Arun Tadepalli (Rutgers)
      The SeaQuest E906 Experiment

    • Fall 2015

    • Nuclear Seminar Monday, October 12, 2015, 1:00 PM, 385E
      Stefan Bathe (Baruch College, CUNY)
      What bottom quarks can tell us about the nature of the Quark-Gluon Plasma ABSTRACT

    • Colloquium Wednesday, October 21, 2015, 4:30 PM, Physics Lecture Hall
      Craig Roberts (ANL)
      Baryons and the Borromeo ABSTRACT

    • Nuclear Seminar ***SPECIAL TIME***, Monday, Oct 26, 2015, 1:30 PM, 385E
      Aditya Parikh (Rutgers)
      Correlation Studies in Heavy Ion Collisions

    • Nuclear Seminar Monday, Nov 2, 2015, 1:00 PM, 385E
      Sabrina Strauss (Notre Dame)
      Search for E0 transitions in 154,156Gd ABSTRACT

    • Nuclear Seminar Monday, November 9, 2015, 1:00 PM, 385E
      Christoph Lehner (BNL)
      First-principles determination of hadronic contributions to the muon anomalous magnetic moment ABSTRACT

    • Nuclear Seminar Monday, November 16, 2015, 1:00 PM, 385E
      Lew Riley (Ursinus College)
      Disentangling neutron and proton contributions to collective excitations: proton scattering at the NSCL and FRIB ABSTRACT

    • Colloquium Wednesday, November 18, 2015, 4:30 PM, Physics Lecture Hall
      Abhay Deshpande (Stony Brook)
      Understanding the glue that binds us all: the science of the future EIC ABSTRACT

    • Colloquium Wednesday, December 2, 2015, 4:30 PM, Physics Lecture Hall
      Filomena Nunes (NSCL)
      Theory opportunities in nuclear science at the limits of stability ABSTRACT

    • Nuclear Seminar ***SPECIAL TIME AND LOCATION***, Wednesday, December 9, 2015, 12:00 PM, 112
      Christina Markert (University of Texas, Austin)
      Hadronic resonance probing the medium created in heavy ion collisions at LHC energies ABSTRACT

    • Spring 2015

    • Nuclear Seminar Monday, January 26, 2015, 1:30 PM, 385E
      Wang Su-Yin (Academia Sinica)
      Status of the Fermilab Seaquest (E906) Experiment

    • Nuclear Seminar Monday, February 2, 2015, *** SPECIAL TIME *** 12:00 PM, 385E
      Raghav Kunnawalkam Elayavalli (Rutgers)
      Recent Jet Results from CMS Experiment

    • Nuclear Seminar Monday, March 23, 2015, *** SPECIAL TIME *** 12:00 PM, 385E
      Christine Nattrass (University of Tennessee, Knoxville)
      Measurements of energy density in heavy ion collisions ABSTRACT

    • Nuclear (and NHETC) Seminar Monday, March 23, 2015, 1:30 PM, 385E
      Christopher John Monahan (The University of Utah)
      Nucleon physics on the lattice ABSTRACT

    • Nuclear Seminar Monday, April 20, 2015, 1:30 PM, 385E
      Evie Downie (George Washington University)
      Compton Scattering and the Nucleon Polarizabilities No abstract

    • Nuclear Seminar Monday, April 27, 2015, 1:30 PM, 385E
      Alan Wuosmaa (University of Connecticut)
      Transfer reactions with exotic beams: challenges and opportunities ABSTRACT

    • Fall 2014

    • Nuclear (and Atomic) Seminar Monday, August 25, 2014, 10:30 AM, 385E
      Marc Diepold (Max Planck Institute for Quantum Optics)
      Recent Results from Muonic Atoms No abstract

    • Joint Nuclear Seminar Monday, Oct 20, 2014, 1:30 PM, 385E
      Jolie Cizewski (Rutgers) Status of GODDESS
      Gerfried Kumbartzki (Rutgers) The Bogota Student Conference
      No abstracts

    • Nuclear Seminar Monday, Oct 27, 2014, 1:30 PM, 385E
      Travis Baugher (Rutgers)
      Intermediate-energy Coulomb excitation of neutron-rich chromium isotopes ABSTRACT

    • Colloquium Wednesday, October 29, 2014, 4:30 PM, Physics Lecture Hall
      Moshe Gai (Connecticut)
      Symmetries, Clusters and the Hoyle State ABSTRACT

    • Colloquium Wednesday, November 5, 2014, 4:30 PM, Physics Lecture Hall
      Alexandra Gade (Michigan State University)
      Exotic atomic nuclei: Probing many-body physics and the origin of the elements

    • Colloquium Wednesday, November 12, 2014, 4:30 PM, Physics Lecture Hall
      Daniel Blumenthal (NNSA)
      Responding to Fukushima: Applying Physics in a Field Environment

    • Nuclear Seminar Monday, Nov 17, 2014, 1:30 PM, 385E
      Or Hen (Tel Aviv)
      Short-range correlations in imbalanced Fermi systems ABSTRACT

    • Nuclear Seminar Monday, Nov 24, 2014, 1:30 PM, 385E
      Matthew Buckley (Rutgers)
      Dark Matter: what it is, what it isn't, and what it could be No abstract

    • Spring 2014

    • Nuclear Seminar Monday, January 27, 2014, 1:30 PM, 385E
      Frank Wong
      The scientific career of Madam Chien-Shiung Wu No abstract

    • Nuclear Seminar Special time and date: Thursday, February 6, 2014, 10:30 AM, 385E
      Ushasi Datta Pramanik
      Coulomb breakup as a novel spectroscopic tool and New results on 'ISLAND of inversion nuclei' i.e. Neutron-rich Na, Al, Mg No abstract

    • Nuclear Seminar Monday, March 3, 2014, 1:30 PM, 385E
      Masayuki Wada (Princeton University)
      WIMP Search from the DarkSide ABSTRACT

    • Colloquium Wednesday, March 5, 2014, 4:30 PM, Physics Lecture Hall
      Stephen Avery (University of Pennsylvania)
      Proton Therapy

    • Nuclear Seminar Monday, March 31, 2014, 1:30 noon, 385E
      Gerfried Kumbartzki (Rutgers)
      Magnetic moment measurements - extending isotopic chains beyond the stable elements: Progress Report on two runs in 2013 in Texas at Tamu No abstract

    • Nuclear Seminar Monday, April 14, 2014, 12:00 noon, 385E
      Rosi Reed (Wayne State)
      Jet Production in pp, p-Pb and Pb-Pb collisions measured by the ALICE experiment ABSTRACT

    • Nuclear Seminar Monday, June 9, 2014, 10:30 AM, 385E
      Dr. Ramesh Nayak (Berhampur University )
      Differential Equation Model for B(E2)'s in Even-Even Nuclei No abstract

    • Fall 2013

    • Nuclear Seminar Monday, September 9, 2013, 1:30, 385E
      Alexandra DeMaio (Rutgers University and TAPIR, CalTech)
      Inflence of Precollapse Angular Momentum Distribution on Stellar Collapse and it's Gravitational Wave Signature ABSTRACT (popup)

    • Nuclear Seminar Monday, September 30, 2013, 1:30, 385E
      Shuya Ota (Japan Atomic Energy Agency, Tokai, Ibaraki, Japan)
      The 6Li(22Ne,26Mg)d α-transfer experiment for the study of low-energy resonances in 22Ne(α,γ)26Mg ABSTRACT (popup)

    • Colloquium Wednesday, October 2, 2013, 4:30 PM, Physics Lecture Hall
      Tom Banks (Rutgers University)
      New Information from Old Black Holes

    • Nuclear Seminar Monday, October 7, 2013, 1:30, 385E
      Brett Manning (Rutgers University)
      Transfer Reactions: Probing Nuclear Structure Relevant to Astrophysics ABSTRACT (popup)

    • Colloquium Wednesday, October 23, 2013, 4:30 PM, Physics Lecture Hall
      Tommasu Treu
      What Is the Nature of Dark Matter and Dark Energy

    • Boyd Colloquium Wednesday, October 30, 2013, Douglas
      Steve Koonin
      The Promise of Urban Science

    • Seminar Monday, November 4, 2013, 1:30 PM, 385E
      Larry Zamick (Rutgers)
      Maximum j-pairing in Nuclei

    • Seminar Monday, November 11, 2013, 1:30 PM, 385E
      Philip Goode (NJIT)
      From Nuclear Physics to Solar Physics

    • Spring 2013

    • Nuclear Seminar Monday, January 28, 2013, 1:30 PM, room 385E
      Guy Ron (Hebrew University)
      Lex et Lex: Optical Traps for β Decay Studies ABSTRACT (popup)

    • Nuclear Seminar Monday, February 4, 2013, 1:30 PM, room 385E
      Ron Gilman (Rutgers University)
      Sabbatical in Switzerland: Update on the Proton Radius Puzzle ABSTRACT (popup)

    • Nuclear Seminar Monday, February 25, 2013, 1:30 PM, room 385E
      Jorge Robles (Rutgers University)
      Heavy Ion Collisions at the LHC with the CMS detector no abstract

    • Colloquium Wednesday, February 27, 2012, 4:45 PM, Physics Lecture Hall
      John Harris (Yale University)
      Recreating the Primordial Quark-Gluon Plasma at the LHC ABSTRACT (popup)

    • Nuclear & Education Seminar Monday, March 25, 2013, 1:30 PM, room 385E
      Ben Dreyfus (University of Maryland)
      The Challenges and Successes of an Interdisciplinary Approach to Energy in Physics and Biology ABSTRACT (popup)

    • Nuclear Seminar Monday, April 15, 2013, 1:30 PM, room 385E
      Ramesh C. Nayak (Berhampur University)
      Infinite Nuclear Matter Model of Atomic Nuclei no abstract

    • Nuclear Seminar Monday, April 22, 2013, 1:30 PM, room 385E
      Elena Geraci (Catania, Italy)
      Heavy ion collisions at the Fermi energies using CHIMERA apparatus: reaction mechanisms and fragments production ABSTRACT (popup)

    • Nuclear Seminar Monday, April 29, 2013, 1:30 PM, room 385E
      Gerfried Kumbartzki (Rutgers University)
      Progress report on magnetic moment measurements since the closing of the Yale and HRIBF facilities no abstract

    • Nuclear Seminar **SPECIAL TIME** Tuesday, May 7, 2013, 11:00 AM, room 385E
      Douglas Higinbotham (Jefferson Lab)
      The 30th Anniversary of the EMC Effect ABSTRACT (popup)




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