Prof. Iain Stewart (MIT) gave a physics and astronomy colloquium today - "New Windows into the Strong Interaction".
Through the support of Bhaumik Institute for Theoretical Physics, Advances in QCD and Applications to Hadron Colliders Workshop will be held at UCLA Department of Physics and Astronomy, November 8 - 10, 2017. For more information, see here.
Dr. Maarten Buffing has joined our group as a postdoctoral scholar. Welcome!
We received a NSF award from National Science Foundation, which will support our research activities from 2017 to 2020.
Our work on "J/ψ production and polarization within a jet" is published in Physical Review Letters.
Electron Ion Collider User Group Meeting 2017 will be held at Trieste, Italy, July 18 - 22, 2017. For more information, see here.
Prof. Kang participated in 2017 RHIC and AGS Annual Users' Meeting held at Brookhaven National Laboratory, Upton, NY June 20 - 23, 2017. He joined a panel discussion on "Future plans of pp/pA program at RHIC" in the spin and proton structure session. The full panel members are: Elke-Caroline Aschenauer (BNL), Zhongbo Kang (UCLA), John Lajoie (ISU), Rodolfo Sassot (Buenos Aires U.), and Matthew Sievert (LANL).
The QCD Evolution 2017 Workshop will be held at Jefferson Lab, May 22 - 26, 2017. For more information, see here.
Topical Workshop on QCD Structure of Nucleons in the Modern Era will be held at UCLA May 4 - 6, 2017. For more information, see here.
Dr. Felix Ringer (Los Alamos National Laboratory) presented a special nuclear physics seminar today "Jet substructure and heavy flavor production at the LHC".
The Workshop on Chirality, Vorticity and Magnetic Field in Heavy Ion Collisions (QCD Chirality Workshop 2017) will be held at UCLA March 27 - 30, 2017. For more information, see here.
The 25th International Workshop on Deep Inelastic Scattering and Related Topics (DIS 2017) will be held in University of Birmingham, UK April 3 - 7, 2017. It covers an eclectic mixture of material related to QCD and DIS as well as a general survey of the hottest current topics in high energy physics. Prof. Kang is one of the conveners for the working group "Spin and 3D Structure". For more information, see here.
Prof. Guang-You Qin from Central China Normal University visited our group, and presented a special nuclear physics seminar "Jet quenching in heavy-ion collisions".
Santa Fe Jets and Heavy Flavor 2017 Workshop will take place at the Inn and Spa at Loretto hotel in Santa Fe, NM February 13 - 15, 2017. For more information, see here.
Prof. Kang participated in the Joint CTEQ Meeting and 7th International Conference on Physics Opportunities at an EIC (POETIC 7) held at Philadelphia, PA November 14 - 18, 2016. He delivered a plenary talk on "TMDs at an EIC". At the same time, he joined a panel discussion on "QCD tools for future ep/eA colliders". The full panel members are: Frank Petriello (moderator, Northwestern), Zhongbo Kang (UCLA), Christopher Lee (LANL), Pavel Nadolsky (SMU), and Stefan Prestel (SLAC).