Curriculum Vitae

Berndt Mueller

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Contact information

Box 90305, Durham, NC 27708-0305 (919) 660-2570

Education

Dr. phil. nat.J.W. Goethe Universität, Frankfurt, Germany1973
Ph.D.Johann Wolfgang Goeth Universitat Frankfurt Am Main (Germany)1973
Dipl. phys.J.W. Goethe Universität, Frankfurt, Germany1972
M.S.Johann Wolfgang Goeth Universitat Frankfurt Am Main (Germany)1972

Areas of Research

Theoretical Nuclear and Particle Physics

Professional Experience / Employment History

Duke University
Dean of the Natural Sciences, Trinity College of Arts and Sciences, 1999 - 2004
J.B. Duke Professor, Department of Physics, 1996-present
Professor, Department of Physics, 1990-96
J.W. Goethe Universität
Professor (C3), Institute for Theoretical Physics, 1975-89
Research Assistant, Institute for Theoretical Physics, 1972-74
Argonne National Laboratory
Research Associate, Physics Division, September-November 1975
University of Washington
Research Associate, Department of Physics, 1974-75
Visiting Positions
  • Visiting Professor, YITP Kyoto University, May - July, 2006
  • Professor, University of Tokyo, August - November, 1985
  • Scientist, California Institute of Technology, May-June 1980
  • Professor, Vanderbilt University, January-April 1980
  • Postdoctoral Fellow, Yale University, January-April 1974

Conferences Organized

  • Member, Local Organizing Committee : Quark Matter 2012, Member, Local Organizing Committee : Quark Matter 2012. August 13, 2012, August 13-18, 2012
  • Co-Director : INT Program 10-2a Quantifying the Properties of Hot QCD Matter, Co-Director : INT Program 10-2a Quantifying the Properties of Hot QCD Matter. December 2, 2010, May 24- July 16, 2010
  • Co-Organizer : CERN Theory Institute The first Heavy Ion Collisions at the LHC, Co-Organizer : CERN Theory Institute The first Heavy Ion Collisions at the LHC. December 2, 2010, August 16 - September 10, 2010
  • Co-Director : Workshop on Non-perturbative Quantum Chromodynamics, Co-Director : Workshop on Non-perturbative Quantum Chromodynamics. June 2009, June, 2009
  • Member : Local Organizing Committee, Quark Matter 2009, Member : Local Organizing Committee, Quark Matter 2009. March 29, 2009 - April 4, 2009, March 29, 2009 - April 04, 2009
  • Co-Organizer : Workshop on Nearly Perfect Fluids, Co-Organizer : Workshop on Nearly Perfect Fluids. April 2009, April, 2009
  • Co-chair, Phases of QCD Town Meeting, December 2007
  • Co-director, Workshop on Non-perturbative Quantum Chromodynamics, June, 2007
  • Co-Director (with C.I. Tan and Y. Gabellini), 8th Workshop on Non-Perturbative Quantum Chromodynamics, June 4, 2004 - June 10, 2004
  • Organizer (with S. Bass, G. Stephans, T. Ullrich), 7th Int. Conf. on Strangeness in Quark Matter (SQM2003), March 2003

Professional Service

  • Member, NSAC Long Range Plan Working Group, 2014 - present
  • Member, NSAC Subcommittee on Mo-99 Production, 2013 - present
  • Member, ORAU Board of Directors, April 15, 2012 - present
  • Chair, Division of Nuclear Physics of the American Physical Society, April 1, 2013 - March 31, 2014
  • Member (ex officio), Nuclear Science Advisory Committee, April 1, 2013 - March 31, 2014
  • Member, Academic Council, 2011 - 2013
  • Member, Academic Priorities Committee, 2010 - 2013
  • Member, APS Publication Oversight Committee, 2009 - 2013
  • Chair, Authorship Dispute Resolution Board, 2008 - 2013
  • Chair-Elect, Division of Nuclear Physics of the American Physical Society, April 1, 2012 - March 31, 2013
  • Member, Local Organizing Committee, DOE-NP Committee of Visitors, January 07-09, 2013
  • Chair : APS Publication Oversight Committee, Chair : APS Publication Oversight Committee. January 1, 2012 - December 31, 2012, January 1, 2012 - December 31, 2012
  • Member, Big Questions Committee, 2011 - 2012
  • Director, Center for Theoretical and Mathematical Sciences, 2008 - 2012
  • Vice-Chair, Division of Nuclear Physics of the American Physical Society, April 1, 2011 - March 31, 2012
  • Big Questions Committee, December 2010
  • Presenter : NRC Decadal Review Panel for Nuclear Physics, Presenter : NRC Decadal Review Panel for Nuclear Physics. July 12, 2010, July 12, 2010
  • Graduate Curriculum Committee, 2008 - 2010
  • ORNL - Duke Liaison, 2007 - 2010
  • Departmental "Big Picture" Committee, 2009
  • External Review Committee, GWU Physics Department, October 05, 2009
  • Research Policy Committee, 2005-09
  • Departmental Mission Committee, 2007 - 2008
  • Chair, Promotion Committee (T. Mehen), 2007 - 2008
  • Undergraduate Curriculum Committee, 2007 - 2008
  • Search Committee for the Dean of Engineering, 2007 - 2008
  • Distinguished Professor Selection Committee, 2007 - 2008
  • MIT Dean's LNS Advisory Committee, 2003 - 2008
  • External Review Committee, Physics Department, April 7, 2008
  • Academic Council, 2005-07
  • Long Range Plan Working Group, April, 2007
  • Graduate Qualifying Exam Committee, December 2006
  • Undergraduate Curriculum Committee, December 2006
  • NSAC Subcommittee on Long Range Plan Implementation, November 2005
  • Pre-Search Committee for DFELL, November 2005
  • Faculty Promotion Committee, November 2005
  • CSEM Steering Committee, November 2005
  • Strategic Planning on Research, November 2005
  • Referee, Physical Review Letters, Physical Review C & D, Physics Letters B, Nuclear Physics B, Journal of Physics B & G, Central Eur. J. Phys., Eur. Phys. J. A, November 2005
  • BNL-HENP Program Advisory Committee, 1998-2005
  • Participant, MPS Theory Workshop, October, 2004
  • Panelist, CAREER05, September, 2004
  • Panelist, DOE Review of Low Energy Nuclear Reactions, August, 2004
  • Provost's Postdoc Task Force, 2003 - 2004
  • RHIC Detector Advisory Committee, 2002-03
  • Chair, NSAC Subcommittee on Nuclear Theory, April-November 2003
  • Duke Women's Initiative Steering Committee, 2002-03
  • Chair (2002), DNP Nominating Committee, 2001-02
  • AGS/RHIC Thesis Award Committee, July-September 2002
  • DOE Review of a US heavy ion program at the LHC, April 2002
  • Editorial Board Physical Review C, 1999-2001
  • Physics Division Advisory Committee, January-December 1999
  • Chair, Department, 1997-99
  • Chair (1997-98), INT International Advisory Committee, 1995-98
  • National Nuclear Physics Summer School Steering Committee, 1993-98
  • Chair, DNP Publications Committee, 1997-98
  • DNP Executive Committee, 1996-98
  • DNP Nominations Committee, 1997-98
  • DNP Physics News Committee, 1996-97
  • DNP Fellowship Committee, 1996-97
  • Theory Group Review Committee, May 1996
  • Nuclear Science Division Search Committee, 1993-94
  • NSAC Subcommittee on NSF-Sponsored National User Facilities for Nuclear Physics, 1992-93

Selected Recent Invited Talks

  • Relativistic Heavy Ion Collisions - Theoretical Perspectives
    ICFA Symposium, Beijing, China, October 27, 2014 [access]
  • Electron-Positron Collider: Plans for Realization
    DNP Fall Meeting, Hawai'i, October 7, 2014
  • The Ultimate Space Heater: Exploring the Properties of Hot Space and Hot QCD Matter
    Colloquium, Pennsylvania State University, State College, PA, September 25, 2014
  • Physics Opportunities and Capabilities at eRHIC
    POETIC V, New Haven, CT, September 24, 2014 [pdf]
  • From RHIC to the EIC: Exploring the quark Sea and the Gluon Ocean
    Sixth Workshop on Hadron Physics, Lanzhou, China, July 21, 2014
  • From RHIC to eRHIC: Exploring the Mysterious World of Gluons
    Colloquium, LBNL, Berkeley, CA, March 5, 2014
  • Realizing Landaus's Dream
    Workshop on Strongly Coupled Systems Away from Equilibrium, Simons Center, Stony Brook, February 25, 2014
  • The investigation of QCD matter: From RHIC to e-RHIC
    Invited seminar, RIKEN, Wako-shi, Japan, December 10, 2013
  • The investigation of QCD matter: From RHIC to e-RHICInvited seminar, RIKEN, Wako-shi, Japan, 10 December 2013
  • Equilibrating the quark-gluon plasma: Flow, fluctuations, thermalization
    Invited Seminar, IPMU, Tokyo, Japan, December 9, 2013 [available here]
  • Equilibrating the quark-gluon plasma: Flow, fluctuations, thermalizationInvited Seminar, IPMU, Tokyo, Japan, 9 December 2013 [available here]
  • The physics of QCD matter: Challenges and opportunities
    Workshop on New Frontiers in QCD 2013, YITP, Kyoto, Japan, December 2, 2013
  • The physics of QCD matter: Challenges and opportunitiesWorkshop on New Frontiers in QCD 2013, YITP, Kyoto, Japan, 2 December 2013
  • Closing remarks
    EMMI Workshop, LBNL, Berkeley, CA, November 22, 2013
  • Closing remarksEMMI Workshop, LBNL, Berkeley, CA, 22 November 2013
  • Mission Impossible: Exploring the properties of hot QCD matter with relativistic heavy ions
    Physics Colloquium, Univ. of Colorado, Boulder, CO, November 20, 2013
  • Mission Impossible: Exploring the properties of hot QCD matter with relativistic heavy ionsPhysics Colloquium, Univ. of Colorado, Boulder, CO, 20 November 2013
  • Supercritical fields in quantum chromodynamics
    Symposium on Supercritical Fields, FIAS, Frankfurt, Germany, October 4, 2013
  • Supercritical fields in quantum chromodynamicsSymposium on Supercritical Fields, FIAS, Frankfurt, Germany, 4 October 2013
  • What pA may tell us about AA
    Intern. Conf. on the Initial Stages of High Energy Nuclear Collisions, La Toja, Spain, September 11, 2013
  • What pA may tell us about AAIntern. Conf. on the Initial Stages of High Energy Nuclear Collisions, La Toja, Spain, 11 September 2013
  • High energy nuclear collisions: The future
    Future Trends in High Energy Nuclear Collisions, Beijing, China, August 22, 2013
  • High energy nuclear collisions: The futureFuture Trends in High Energy Nuclear Collisions, Beijing, China, 22 August 2013
  • The exploration of hot and cold nuclear matter
    Nuclear Physics Summer School, Central China Normal University, Wuhan, China, August 16, 2013
  • The exploration of hot and cold nuclear matterNuclear Physics Summer School, Central China Normal University, Wuhan, China, 16 August 2013
  • Being Wit-ty: How to catch a "fat" proton
    p(d)+A Workshop, MIT, Cambridge, MA, May 18, 2013
  • Being Wit-ty: How to catch a "fat" protonp(d)+A Workshop, MIT, Cambridge, MA, 18 May 2013
  • Investigation of hot QCD matter with relativistic heavy ions
    Nobel Symposium on LHC Results, Uppsala, Sweden, May 13, 2013
  • Investigation of hot QCD matter with relativistic heavy ionsNobel Symposium on LHC Results, Uppsala, Sweden, 13 May 2013
  • Where QED meets QCD: Strong magnetic fields in QCD, Nagoya University, Nagoya, Japan, December 10, 2012
  • Quark-Gluon Plasma: From RHIC to LHC
    Strong Coupling Gauge Theories in the LHC Perspective (SCGT 12), Kobayashi-Maskawa Institute, Nagoya, Japan, December 07, 2012
  • Quark-Gluon Plasma: From RHIC to LHCStrong Coupling Gauge Theories in the LHC Perspective (SCGT 12), Kobayashi-Maskawa Institute, Nagoya, Japan, 7 December 2012
  • To ``B'' or not to ``B'': When QED meets QCD
    Workshop on QCD in Strong Magnetic Fields, ECT* Trento, Italy, November 12, 2012 [pdf]
  • To ``B'' or not to ``B'': When QED meets QCDWorkshop on QCD in Strong Magnetic Fields, ECT* Trento, Italy, 12 November 2012 [pdf]
  • The exploration of hot QCD matter: Insights and open questions
    Symposium on Hot Topics in Hot Matter, Weizmann Institute of Science, Rehovot, Israel, October 17, 2012 [materialDisplay.py]
  • The exploration of hot QCD matter: Insights and open questionsSymposium on Hot Topics in Hot Matter, Weizmann Institute of Science, Rehovot, Israel, 17 October 2012 [materialDisplay.py]
  • The Exploration of Hot QCD Matter: Challenges and Perspectives
    Confinement X, TU München, Munich, germany, October 12, 2012 [materialDisplay.py]
  • The Exploration of Hot QCD Matter: Challenges and PerspectivesConfinement X, TU München, Munich, germany, 12 October 2012 [materialDisplay.py]
  • The exploration of hot QCD matter: Challenges and perspectives, Brookhaven National Laboratory, Upton, NY, October 08, 2012
  • Fluctuat nec mergitur: Event-by-event fluctuations in relativistic heavy ion collisions
    34th International School on Nuclear Physics, Centro Ettore Majorana, Erice, Italy, September 22, 2012
  • Fluctuat nec mergitur: Event-by-event fluctuations in relativistic heavy ion collisions34th International School on Nuclear Physics, Centro Ettore Majorana, Erice, Italy, 22 September 2012
  • Exploring hot QCD matter at RHIC and LHC
    Physics Colloquium, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, NC, September 17, 2012
  • Exploring hot QCD matter at RHIC and LHCPhysics Colloquium, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, NC, 17 September 2012
  • The exploration of hot QCD matter: Flow, fluctuations, and thermalization, Perimeter Institute, Waterloo, Ontario, Canada, September 11, 2012
  • Exploring the sQGP with relativistic heavy ions at LHC and RHIC
    XXXV Reuniao de Trabalho sobre Fisica Nuclear, Maresias, SP, Brazil, September 03, 2012
  • Exploring the sQGP with relativistic heavy ions at LHC and RHICXXXV Reuniao de Trabalho sobre Fisica Nuclear, Maresias, SP, Brazil, 3 September 2012
  • Jets as QCD Matter Probes (Summary Lecture)Workshop on Jet Modification in the RHIC and LHC Era, Wayne State University, Detroit, MI, August 23, 2012 [access]
  • Two Lectures on Quark-Gluon Plasma
    National Nuclear Physics Summer School 2012, St. John's College, Santa Fe, NM, July 15, 2012 [html]
  • Two Lectures on Quark-Gluon PlasmaNational Nuclear Physics Summer School 2012, St. John's College, Santa Fe, NM, 15 July 2012 [html]
  • Transverse correlation function of energy density fluctuations
    Workshop on Initial State Fluctuations and Final State Correlations in Heavy-Ion Collisions, ECT*, Trento, Italy, July 02, 2012 [available here]
  • Transverse correlation function of energy density fluctuationsWorkshop on Initial State Fluctuations and Final State Correlations in Heavy-Ion Collisions, ECT*, Trento, Italy, 2 July 2012 [available here]
  • Strong interaction effects of strong magnetic fields
    Workshop on P-and CP-odd Effects in Hot and Dense Matter, RBRC, Brookhaven National Laboratory, Upton, NY, June 27, 2012 [pdf]
  • Strong interaction effects of strong magnetic fieldsWorkshop on P-and CP-odd Effects in Hot and Dense Matter, RBRC, Brookhaven National Laboratory, Upton, NY, 27 June 2012 [pdf]
  • If you can't beat 'em join 'em: Hydrodynamic fluctuations in relativistic heavy ion collisions
    Symposium on Contemporary Subatomic Physics, McGill University, Montreal, Canada, June 12, 2012
  • If you can't beat 'em join 'em: Hydrodynamic fluctuations in relativistic heavy ion collisionsSymposium on Contemporary Subatomic Physics, McGill University, Montreal, Canada, 12 June 2012
  • No pain, no gain: Hard probes of quark-gluon plasma coming of age
    Hard Probes 2012 Conference, Cagliari, Italy, May 28, 2012 [contributionDisplay.py]
  • No pain, no gain: Hard probes of quark-gluon plasma coming of ageHard Probes 2012 Conference, Cagliari, Italy, 28 May 2012 [lecture]
  • Hydrodynamic fluctuations in relativistic heavy ion collisions
    INT-Workshop INT-12-51W: The "Ridge" correlation in high-energy collisions at RHIC and LHC, Institute for Nuclear Theory, Seattle, WA, May 09, 2012 [pdf]
  • Hydrodynamic fluctuations in relativistic heavy ion collisionsINT-Workshop INT-12-51W: The "Ridge" correlation in high-energy collisions at RHIC and LHC, Institute for Nuclear Theory, Seattle, WA, 9 May 2012 [pdf]
  • Event-by-event fluctuations in relativistic heavy ion collisions
    Cosmos, Cancer, Criticality and Chromplasmology, Seattle, WA, May 06, 2012
  • Event-by-event fluctuations in relativistic heavy ion collisionsCosmos, Cancer, Criticality and Chromplasmology, Seattle, WA, 6 May 2012
  • Relativistic theory of hydrodynamic fluctuations
    Nuclear Theory Seminar, Brookhaven National Laboratory, Upton, NY, March 02, 2012
  • Summary Lecture
    RBRC Workshop on Hyperon-Hyperon Interactions and Exotic Di-Hyperons, Brookhaven National Laboratory, Upton, NY, March 02, 2012 [pdf]
  • Relativistic theory of hydrodynamic fluctuationsNuclear Theory Seminar, Brookhaven National Laboratory, Upton, NY, 2 March 2012
  • Summary LectureRBRC Workshop on Hyperon-Hyperon Interactions and Exotic Di-Hyperons, Brookhaven National Laboratory, Upton, NY, 2 March 2012 [pdf]
  • Entropy growth and equilibration in strongly coupled gauge theories
    EMMI Workshop on Thermalization in a Nonabelian Plasma, Heidelberg, Germany, December 13, 2011 [access]
  • Entropy growth and equilibration in strongly coupled gauge theoriesEMMI Workshop on Thermalization in a Nonabelian Plasma, Heidelberg, Germany, 13 December 2011 [access]
  • Future challenges of heavy ion physics
    Workshop on Future Directions of High energy QCD, RIKEN Nishina Research Center, Wako-shi, Japan, October 20, 2011 [materialDisplay.py]
  • Future challenges of heavy ion physicsWorkshop on Future Directions of High energy QCD, RIKEN Nishina Research Center, Wako-shi, Japan, 20 October 2011 [materialDisplay.py]
  • Got Entropy? From coarse graining to holographic thermalization
    Physics Colloquium, NC State University, Raleigh, NC, October 17, 2011
  • Got Entropy? From coarse graining to holographic thermalizationPhysics Colloquium, NC State University, Raleigh, NC, 17 October 2011
  • Entropy production and holographic thermalization
    Winter Workshop on Nonperturbative Quantum Field Theory, Sophia-Antipolis, France, October 06, 2011
  • Physics with two time-like dimensions
    Winter Workshop on Nonperturbative Quantum Field Theory, Sophia-Antipolis, France, October 06, 2011
  • Entropy production and holographic thermalizationWinter Workshop on Nonperturbative Quantum Field Theory, Sophia-Antipolis, France, 6 October 2011
  • Physics with two time-like dimensionsWinter Workshop on Nonperturbative Quantum Field Theory, Sophia-Antipolis, France, 6 October 2011
  • Strangeness in the quark-gluon plasma: Thirty years of discovery
    Strangeness in Quark Matter 2011, Krakow, Poland, September 22, 2011 [contributionDisplay.py]
  • Strangeness in the quark-gluon plasma: Thirty years of discoveryStrangeness in Quark Matter 2011, Krakow, Poland, 22 September 2011 [contributionDisplay.py]
  • Jets in the QGP: What do we want to know? What should be measured?
    PHENIX Decadal Planning Workshop, Brookhaven National Laboratory, Upton, NY, 9 September 2011
  • Jets in the QGP: What do we want to know? What should be measured? PHENIX Decadal Planning Workshop, Brookhaven National Laboratory, Upton, NY, 9 September 2011
  • Heavy Ion Collisions, Thermalization, and Entropy Production
    Conference on Cold Matter, Hot Nuclei, and Black Holes, ICTP, Trieste, Italy, August 19, 2011 [lecture_notes]
  • Heavy Ion Collisions, Thermalization, and Entropy ProductionConference on Cold Matter, Hot Nuclei, and Black Holes, ICTP, Trieste, Italy, 19 August 2011 [lecture_notes]
  • Compelling open and quantitatively addressable questions requiring a next generation of RHIC
    BNL Users Meeting, Brookhaven National Laboratory, Upton, NY, June 21, 2011 [pdf]
  • Compelling open and quantitatively addressable questions requiring a next generation of RHICBNL Users Meeting, Brookhaven National Laboratory, Upton, NY, 21 June 2011 [pdf]
  • Thermalization QCD and AdS/CFT11th Workshop on Nonperturbative QCD, Paris, France, June 09, 2011 [pdf]
  • Some Like It Hot: Boiling the QCD Vacuum at RHIC and LHC
    Judah Eisenberg Memorial Lecture, Tel Aviv University, Tel Aviv, Israel, May 29, 2011 [pdf]
  • Some Like It Hot: Boiling the QCD Vacuum at RHIC and LHCJudah Eisenberg Memorial Lecture, Tel Aviv University, Tel Aviv, Israel, 29 May 2011 [pdf]
  • Holographic Thermalization
    Quark Matter 2011 Conference, Annecy, France, May 24, 2011 [pdf]
  • Holographic ThermalizationQuark Matter 2011 Conference, Annecy, France, 24 May 2011 [pdf]
  • Physics with Two Time Dimensions
    Colloquium, University of Arizona, Tucson, AZ, February 04, 2011
  • Physics with Two Time DimensionsColloquium, University of Arizona, Tucson, AZ, 4 February 2011
  • Physics with Two Time Dimensions
    Seminar, Univ. Frankfurt, Frankfurt (Germany), December 16, 2010
  • Physics with Two Time DimensionsSeminar, Univ. Frankfurt, Frankfurt (Germany), 16 December 2010
  • Parton Energy Loss in Strongly Coupled AdS/CFTHard Probes 2010, Eilat (Israel), October 12, 2010
  • The Chiral Magnetic Effect: A Status Report
    Department of Energy, Germantown, MD, September 21, 2010 [pdf]
  • The Chiral Magnetic Effect: A Status ReportDepartment of Energy, Germantown, MD, 21 September 2010 [pdf]
  • Exploration of Hot QCD Matter: The Next Decade
    CERN Theory Institute: The first heavy ion collisions at the LHC (HIC10), CERN, Geneva (Switzerland), September 1, 2010 [access]
  • Exploration of Hot QCD Matter: The Next DecadeCERN Theory Institute: The first heavy ion collisions at the LHC (HIC10), CERN, Geneva (Switzerland), 1 September 2010 [access]
  • Exploring the Wonderland of the QCD Phase Diagram
    School of Collective Dynamics in High Energy Collisions, Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory, Berkeley, CA, June 11, 2010 [Talks/BMueller_LBNL_100611.pdf]
  • Exploring the Wonderland of the QCD Phase DiagramSchool of Collective Dynamics in High Energy Collisions, Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory, Berkeley, CA, 11 June 2010 [Talks/BMueller_LBNL_100611.pdf]
  • Anomalous Transport Processes in the Turbulent Non-Abelian Plasmas
    Workshop on Saturation, the Color Glass Condensate and Glasma, Brookhaven National Laboratory, Upton, NY, May 10, 2010 [pdf]
  • Anomalous Transport Processes in the Turbulent Non-Abelian PlasmasWorkshop on Saturation, the Color Glass Condensate and Glasma, Brookhaven National Laboratory, Upton, NY, 10 May 2010 [pdf]
  • Hadronic and Partonic Mechanisms of Charge Asymmetry Fluctuations
    Workshop on P- and CP-odd Effects in Hot and Dense Matter, Brookhaven National Laboratory, Upton, NY, April 27, 2010 [pdf]
  • Hadronic and Partonic Mechanisms of Charge Asymmetry FluctuationsWorkshop on P- and CP-odd Effects in Hot and Dense Matter, Brookhaven National Laboratory, Upton, NY, 27 April 2010 [pdf]
  • Physics with Two Time-Like Dimensions
    Physics Colloquium, Columbia University, New York, NY, April 12, 2010 [pdf]
  • Physics with Two Time-Like DimensionsPhysics Colloquium, Columbia University, New York, NY, 12 April 2010 [pdf]
  • Status and Prospects of Jet Quenching: Lessons from the QGP Brick Problem
    Joint CATHIE-TECHQM Workshop, BNL, Upton, NY, December 18, 2009 [pdf]
  • Status and Prospects of Jet Quenching: Lessons from the QGP Brick ProblemJoint CATHIE-TECHQM Workshop, BNL, Upton, NY, 18 December 2009 [pdf]
  • Probing QCD Matter with Relativistic Heavy Ions
    KEK Cosmophysics Workshop (KEK-CPWS-HEAP2009), KEK (Japan), November 11, 2009 [pdf]
  • Probing QCD Matter with Relativistic Heavy IonsKEK Cosmophysics Workshop (KEK-CPWS-HEAP2009), KEK (Japan), 11 November 2009 [link]
  • Stranger Than Fiction: Adventures in the QCD Wonderland
    Joint Meeting of the DNP/JPS, Big Island, Hawai'i, October 14, 2009 [pdf]
  • Stranger Than Fiction: Adventures in the QCD WonderlandJoint Meeting of the DNP/JPS, Big Island, Hawai'i, 14 October 2009 [Lecture]
  • From 0 to 5000 in 2 x 10-24 s: Entropy Production in Relativistic Heavy Ion Collisions
    Nuclear Physics Seminar, University of Maryland, College Park, MD, September 23, 2009 [pdf]
  • From 0 to 5000 in 2 x 10-24 s: Entropy Production in Relativistic Heavy Ion CollisionsNuclear Physics Seminar, University of Maryland, College Park, MD, 23 September 2009 [pdf]
  • Can You Hear and See a Quark-Gluon Plasma?The John Cramer Symposium, University of Washington, Seattle, WA, September 11, 2009 [pdf]
  • Exploring the "Perfect Fluid"PHENIX Collaboration Meeting, BNL, August 05, 2009
  • What Does a Quark-Gluon Plasma Sound Like ?Tenth Workshop on Nonperturbative QCD, Paris (France), June 12, 2009
  • From 0 to 5000 in 2 x 10-24 s: Entropy Production in Relativistic Heavy Ion Collisions Quark Matter 2009, Knoxville, TN, April 02, 2009
  • Summary and Future of Heavy Ion Physics
    Tamura Memorial Symposium, University of Texas, Austin, TX, November 22, 2008 [pdf]
  • Summary and Future of Heavy Ion PhysicsTamura Memorial Symposium, University of Texas, Austin, TX, 22 November 2008 [Lecture]
  • What Does a Quark-Gluon Plasma Sound Like? Physics Colloquium, University of Texas, Austin, TX, November 19, 2008
  • The Flavors of the Quark-Gluon Plasma
    Int. Conf. on Strangeness in Quark Matter (SQM2008), Beijing (China), October 06, 2008 [pdf]
  • The Flavors of the Quark-Gluon PlasmaInt. Conf. on Strangeness in Quark Matter (SQM2008), Beijing (China), 6 October 2008 [pdf]
  • The Perfect Liquid Extinguishes Jets (nearly) Perfectly
    30th Int. Ettore Majorana School on Nuclear Physics, Erice, Sicily (Italy), September 23, 2008 [pdf]
  • The Perfect Liquid Extinguishes Jets (nearly) Perfectly30th Int. Ettore Majorana School on Nuclear Physics, Erice, Sicily (Italy), 23 September 2008 [pdf]
  • What Does a Quark-Gluon Plasma Sound Like? Physics Colloquium, Vanderbilt University, Nashville, TN, August 28, 2008
  • The Wigner Functional Method in Quantum Field Theory, Workshop on Entropy Production, Yukawa Institute for Theoretical Physics, Kyoto, Japan, August 13, 2008 [pdf]
  • Life at the Edge of Chaos: Vacuum Instability and Color Turbulence in QCD
    Maier-Leibnitz Kolloquium, Ludwig-Maximilian Universität, Munich, Germany, June 19, 2008 [pdf]
  • Life at the Edge of Chaos: Vacuum Instability and Color Turbulence in QCDMaier-Leibnitz Kolloquium, Ludwig-Maximilian Universität, Munich, Germany, 19 June 2008 [pdf]
  • Quark-Gluon Plasma: From Concepts to "Precision" Science
    RHIC Users Meeting, Brookhaven National Laboratory, Upton, NY, May 28, 2008 [pdf]
  • Quark-Gluon Plasma: From Concepts to "Precision" ScienceRHIC Users Meeting, Brookhaven National Laboratory, Upton, NY, 28 May 2008 [pdf]
  • The Future of RHIC
    STAR Collaboration Meeting, Brookhaven National Laboratory, Upton, NY, May 05, 2008
  • The Future of RHICSTAR Collaboration Meeting, Brookhaven National Laboratory, Upton, NY, 5 May 2008
  • What Does a Quark-Gluon Plasma Sound Like? Physics Colloquium, University of Calgary, Alberta, Canada, March 28, 2008
  • Theoretical Challenges posed by the Data from RHIC Symposium on Fundamental Problems in Hot and/or Dense QCD, Yukawa Institute for Theoretical Physics, Kyoto, Japan, March 4, 2008 [ppt]
  • The Sound of Fast Partons in the Quark-Gluon Plasma Workshop on New Frontiers in QCD 2008, Yukawa Institute for Theoretical Physics, Kyoto, Japan, February 26, 2008 [ppt]
  • Panel Discussion Quark Matter 2008, Jaipur, India, February 9, 2008 [ppt]
  • Mach Cones in a Perturbative Quark-Gluon PlasmaQuark Matter 2008, Jaipur, India, February 8, 2008 [ppt]
  • From Quarks and Gluons to the "Perfect Fluid"Physics Colloquium, Virginia State University, Blacksburg, VA, January 25, 2008
  • Anomalous viscosities of Yang-Mills plasmas
    Conference on Early Time Dynamics in Heavy Ion Collisions, McGill University, Montreal (Canada), July 19, 2007 [ppt]
  • From the quark-gluon plasma to the "perfect" liquid
    T-Division Colloquium, Los Alamos National Laboratory, Los Alamos, NM, June 28, 2007
  • From quark-gluon plasma to the "perfect" liquid
    Cracow School of Theoretical Physics, Cracow (Poland), June 20, 2007
  • Why is the quark-gluon plasma a "perfect" liquid?
    Ninth Workshop on Non-Perturbative Quantum Chromodynamics, Paris (France), June 06, 2007
  • Why is the quark-gluon plasma a "perfect" liquid?
    Physics Colloquium, University of Arizona, Tucson, AZ, April 20, 2007 [pdf]
  • Is the quark-gluon plasma strongly coupled?
    Seminar, Universität Frankfurt, Germany, March 14, 2007
  • Is the quark-gluon plasma strongly coupled?
    Workshop on High-Density QCD, Galileo Galilei Institute, Florence, Italy, March 06, 2007
  • The perfect black ink: The quark-gluon plasma as seen at RHIC
    Heavy Ion Forum, CERN, Geneva, Switzerland, March 02, 2007
  • The R.H.I.C. Modeling Center
    Presentation, Physics Division, LLNL, February 21, 2007
  • A perfect black ink: The quark-gluon plasma as seen at RHIC
    Physics Colloquium, Florida State University, January 18, 2007
  • Why is the quark-gluon plasma a "perfect" liquid?
    Division Seminar, Nuclear Science Division, LBNL, December 18, 2006
  • Some like it hot: The quark-gluon plasma from RHIC to LHC
    H-QM Opening Symposium, GSI, Darmstadt, Germany, October 09, 2006 [pdf]
  • Do we understand interactions of hard probes with dense matter?
    Workshop on Future Prospects of QCD at High Energy, BNL, July 20, 2006 [ppt]
  • The turbulent quark-gluon plasma
    RIKEN Workshop on Frontiers in the Physics of Quark-Gluon Plasma, Wako-shi, Japan, July 08, 2006 [ppt]
  • Hard probes at LHC - Theoretical Perspective
    Hard Probes 2006, Asilomar, CA, June 15, 2006
  • Why is the quark-gluon plasma a "perfect" liquid?
    Colloquium, Nagoya University, Japan, June 02, 2006
  • Why is the quark-gluon plasma a "perfect" liquid?
    Colloquium, Yukawa Institute for Theoretical Physics, Kyoto, Japan, May 17, 2006
  • Jet interactions with dense matter at RHIC
    APS Spring Meeting, Dallas, TX., April 22, 2006
  • The flavors of the quark-gluon plasma
    Int. Conf. on Strangeness in Quark Matter (SQM2006), UCLA, March 31, 2006 [pdf]
  • Using lattice QCD to understand the data from RHIC
    Modeling the QCD Equation of State at RHIC, LLNL, February 09, 2006 [ppt]
  • Going with the flow: What RHIC has taught us so far
    Seminar, Tokyo Metropolitan University, Japan, October 27, 2005
  • Going with the flow: What RHIC has taught us so far
    Physics Colloquium, Osaka University (Japan), October 17, 2005
  • Going with the flow: What the data from RHIC have taught us so far
    Physics Colloquium, Yale University, October 14, 2005 [pdf]
  • A nearly perfect ink: The "strongly coupled" quark-gluon plasma at RHIC
    DNP Fall Meeting, Maui, September 18, 2005 [pdf]
  • Summary Lecture
    Workshop on quark-gluon plasma thermalization, Vienna (Austria), August 12, 2005
  • Theoretical Summary
    Quark Matter 2005, Budapest (Hungary), August 9, 2005 [pdf]
  • A nearly perfect ink: Theoretical challenges from RHIC
    Lattice 2005, Dublin (Ireland), July 29, 2005
  • A nearly perfect ink.
    Physics Division Colloquium, Los Alamos National Laboratory, June 02, 2005 [pdf]
  • The re-combinatorics of thermal quarks
    The Berkeley School, Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory, May 20, 2005 [pdf]
  • A colorful wake for Gerhard Soff.
    Memorial Symposium, Institut für Theoretische Physik, Universität Frankfurt, Germany, April 25, 2005
  • What have we learned from RHIC so far?
    Korean Physical Society Meeting, Seoul, Korea, April 22, 2005
  • Quark-gluon plasma: An overview.
    Heavy Ion Meeting, Ewha Women's University, Seoul, Korea, April 21, 2005
  • Who is afraid of a quark-gluon plasma?
    Physics Colloquium, Andong National University, Korea, April 19, 2005
  • Theoretical challenges from RHIC.
    Modern Challenges for Lattice Field Theory, KITP, Santa Barbara, March 30, 2005 [available here]
  • Hadronization in Au+Au at RHIC.
    Nuclear Physics Winter School, Schleching, Germany, February 19, 2005
  • Probing color deconfinement at RHIC.
    LNS Colloquium, MIT, February 14, 2005 [pdf]
  • Who is afraid of a quark-gluon plasma?
    Physics Colloquium, UNC Wilmington, January 28, 2005
  • Hard probes of hot and dense matter.
    Hard Probes 2004, Ericeira, Portugal, November 4, 2004 [transparencies]
  • The road to the quark-gluon plasma is circular and 2.4 miles long.
    Fall Meeting of the Japanese Physical Society, Kochi, Japan, September 29, 2004 [pdf]
  • Heavy ions at the SPS - What is there left to do?
    CERN-SPSC Symposium, Villars, Switzerland, September 25, 2004 [categ=a043551&id=a043551s2t3/transparencies]
  • From partons to hadrons at RHIC.
    CERN - Heavy Ion Forum, Geneva, Switzerland, September 21, 2004 [pdf]
  • Heavy ions - Prospects at LHC.
    Physics at the LHC, Vienna, Austria, June 15, 2004 [transparencies]
  • Evolution of physics goals and resource needs.
    NSAC Workshop on Heavy Ion Physics, Brookhaven National Laboratory, June 03, 2004
  • Hadronic signals of deconfinement at RHIC.
    Workshop on New Discoveries at RHIC, Brookhaven National Laboratory, May 15, 2004 [0404015]
  • Experiencing life near the Big Bang: How hadrons are signaling the formation of deconfined quark-gluon matter at RHIC.
    Physics Colloquium, UCLA, April 07, 2004
  • Messages from a different world: Probing quark deconfinement with RHIC.
    Physics Colloquium, Texas A&M University, March 24, 2004
  • From partons to hadrons at RHIC.
    DNP Fall Meeting, Tucson, AZ, 29 October 2003
  • Three lecture course on Heavy Ion Physics at the LHC.
    57th Scottish Universities Summer School in Physics (SUSSP57), St. Andrews, Scotland, 18 August 2003 [pdf]
  • Hadron production at intermediate and high transverse momenta at RHIC.
    Conference on Intersections between Particle and Nuclear Physics (CIPANP), New York City, 20 May 2003 [ppt]
  • Heavy Ions at the LHC: Theoretical issues.
    LHC2003 Workshop, Fermilab, May 2, 2003 [0307043]
  • Understanding the Universe: How RHIC is helping us.
    Physics Colloquium, George Washington University, 24 April 2003
  • How relativistic heavy ions help us understand the Universe.
    Howel Pugh Lecture, LBNL, 16 April 2003
  • Understanding the world we live in: How relativistic heavy ions can help.
    Physics Colloquium, McGill University, 8 November 2002
  • Chaotic Quantization: Maybe the Lord plays dice, after all?
    First Intern. Workshop on Decoherence, Information, Complexity and Entropy (DICE2002), Piombino, Italy, 3 September 2002 [0301131]
  • Thus spoke the o-RHIC-le: What the first results from Brookhaven are telling us.
    Physics Colloquium, UC Riverside, 16 May 2002
  • Are we just so lucky to be around?
    Distinguished Faculty Lunch, Duke University, 16 February 2002 [pdf]
  • Four lectures on quark-gluon plasma: Properties, creation, signatures.
    PASI "New States of Matter in Hadronic Interactions", Campos do Jordao, Brazil, 7 January 2002 [pasi]

Doctoral Theses Directed

  • Christopher Coleman-Smith, (2014)
  • Di-Lun Yang, Applications of gauge/gravity duality in heavy ion collisions, (2014)
  • Hung-Ming Tsai, Entropy Production and Equilibration in Yang-Mills Quantum Mechanics, (2011)
  • Bryon Neufeld, The Response of Hot QCD Matter to Hard Probes, (2009)
  • Chaoran Hu, Classical Lattice Gauge Fields with Hard Thermal Loops, (1998)
  • Michael T. Strickland, Dynamical Mass Generation and Confinement at Finite Temperature, (1997)
  • Chengqian Gong, Hamiltonian Dynamics and Chaotic Behavior of Yang-Mills Fields on a Lattice, (1994)
  • Jochen Rau, The Apparent Irreversibility of Particle Creation: A Study of Time Scales and of the Mechanisms Responsible for Entropy Production in Quantum Field Theory, (1993)

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