Topics and Lecturers



QCD and Heavy Ion Physics  

Lecturer 1: Tom Hemmick, 3 lectures on heavy-ion physics and QCD at extreme temperatures and densities. Recent results from the Relativistic Heavy Ion Collider (RHIC) and the Large Hadron Collider (LHC):  Lecture1 | Lecture2 | Lecture3

Lecturer 2: Berndt Mueller, 2 lectures on theoretical methods for heavy-ion physics, jet quenching and jet tomography, relativistic hydrodynamics and the AdS/CFT correspondence: Lecture1 | Lecture2

Hadron Structure and Spin physics

Lecturer 1:  Zein-Eddine Meziani, 3 lectures on spin physics and the structure of the nucleon. Recent results from the spin physics programs at the Thomas Jefferson National Accelerator Facility (JLab) and RHIC: Lecture1 | Lecture2 | Lecture3

Lecturer 2: Jamal Jalilian-Marian, 2 lectures on QCD matter at high gluon densities, initial-state effects and the future Electron-Ion Collider (EIC):   Lecture1 | Lecture2

Nuclear Structure and Reactions:

Lecturer 1:  Hendrick Schatz, 3 lectures on experimental nuclear physics. The Facility for Rare Isotope Beams (FRIB)
  Lecture1 | Lecture2 | Lecture3

Lecturer 2: Dick Furnstahl, 2 lectures on new theoretical methods for nuclear structure, nuclear matter and cold atoms:  Lecture

Nuclear Astrophysics:

Lecturer 1: Chuck Horowitz, 3 lectures on the neutron star crust, supernovae, nucleosynthesis and the r-process:
  Lecture1 | Lecture2 | Lecture3

Lecturer 2: Tod Strohmayer, 2 lectures on observational methods, nuclear astrophysics and recent results: Lecture1 | Lecture2

Fundamental Symmetries and Neutrinos:

Lecturer 1: George Fuller, 3 lectures on neutrinos and the new standard model. Neutrino masses and oscillations. The neutrino physics program of the Deep Underground Science Laboratory (DUSEL):
Lecture1 | Lecture2 | Lecture3 | Slides

Lecturer 2: Barry Holstein, 2 lectures on fundamental symmetry tests with
nuclei, neutrons and neutrinos. Connections to the physics beyond the Standard
Model, electric dipole moment, double beta decay: Lecture1 | Lecture2 | Lecture3


  1. 1.Speaker: Peter Petreczky, Lattice gauge theory methods for

nuclear physics [pdf]

  1. 2.Speaker: Silas Beane, Lattice gauge theory methods for nuclear

physics [pdf]

  1. 3.Speaker: Anna Hayes, The national ignition facility [pdf]

4. Speaker: Suzanne Lapi, Medical applications of nuclear physics [pdf]

5. Speaker: Martin Zwierlein, Cold atom experiments [pdf]

  1. 6.Speaker: Sanjay Reddy, Unravelling the neutron star interior:

prospects and challenges [pdf]

Scientific program