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August 4, 2020 to December 15, 2020
Asia/Shanghai timezone

The seminar series on “RHIC Beam Energy Scan: Theory and Experiment” will be held online weekly using ZOOM. It aims to present and discuss recent developments and future directions on both theoretical and experimental sides, related to heavy-ion collisions at RHIC Beam Energy Scan energies. The focuses of this workshop are flow and hydrodynamics, critical and noncritical fluctuations, complemented by overviews and updates on related topics such as chirality, vorticity, future experimental facilities, etc.

Considering that our invited participants and speakers come from all parts of the world, we have selected the following time slot for the seminar: 9:00am (New York), 6:00am (San Francisco), 3:00pm (Frankfurt) 7:30pm(New Delhi), 10:00pm (Beijing), 11:00pm (Tokyo) every Tuesday starting August 4, 2020. Each talk will be 1 hour long, with a limited number of questions allowed during the talk, followed by an additional 30 minutes for discussion.


Confirmed invited speakers:
  • Aug. 4, 2020  Bedangadas Mohanty
    Experimental overview for RHIC BES (
    ppt and video)
  • Aug. 11, 2020  Misha Stephanov
    Overview for critical fluctuations (
    ppt and video)
  • Aug. 18, 2020  Jiangyong Jia
    Challenges and opportunities in flow studies (
    ppt and video)
  • Aug. 25, 2020  Chun Shen
    Dynamical modeling @ RHIC BES (
    ppt and video)
  • Sep. 1, 2020  Dmytro Oliinychenko
    Review of the light nuclei production in both theoretical and experimental side (ppt and video)
  • Sep. 8, 2020  Masakiyo Kitazawa 
    Diffusion dynamics of fluctuations of conserved charges (ppt and video
  • Sep. 15, 2020  Heng-Tong Ding
    QCD phase structure from Lattice QCD​ (ppt and video
  • Sep. 22, 2020  Hannah  Elfner
    SMASH: status and results ​ (ppt and video)
  • Sep. 29, 2020  Helen Caines
    STAR Plan for BES-II and Beyond  (ppt and video)
  • Oct. 6, 2020  Xiaofeng Luo
    Experimental Overview on the QCD Critical Point Search in Heavy-ion Collisions at RHIC (ppt and video)
  • Oct. 13, 2020  Derek Teaney
    Dynamics of the Chiral Critical Point(ppt and video)
  • Oct. 20, 2020  Kaijia Sun
    Probing the critical point with light nuclei production(ppt and video)
  • Oct. 27, 2020  Xin Dong
    Charm production and flow at RHIC (ppt and video)
  • Nov. 3, 2020  Steffen Bass
    Bayesian analysis for transport coefficients(ppt and video
  • Nov. 10, 2020  Wei Li
    Flow from small Systems(ppt and video
  • Nov. 17, 2020  Jan M. Pawlowski
    On the QCD phase structure from Functional Methods(ppt and video)
  • Nov. 24, 2020  Long-Gang Pang
    Machine Learning for high energy nuclear physics(ppt and video
  • Dec. 1, 2020  Sergei Voloshin
    Experimental overview on chirality and vorticity(ppt and video
  • Dec. 8, 2020  Xuguang Huang
    Theoretical overview on both chirality and vorticity(ppt and video
  • Dec. 15, 2020  Marek Gazdzicki
    Fluctuations at the CERN SPS(ppt and video


To attend one of these seminars, interested participants are kindly requested to register by clicking on the link "(Abstract and Zoom Links)" next to the seminar title below. Registration is required to ensure a sufficient number of connection slots are provided for each seminar. By attending this event you agree to the seminar and discussion being recorded and posted on the seminar web site.


Time slot for the seminar:

Every Tuesday,9:00am (New York), 6:00am (San Francisco), 3:00pm (Frankfurt) 7:30pm(New Delhi), 10:00pm (Beijing), 11:00pm (Tokyo)

Main organizers:                      Contact:

Song, Huichao (PKU)                    Huichaosong@pku.edu.cn
Heinz, Ulrich    (OSU)                   Heinz.9@osu.edu


Related workshop and summer program:

“RHIC BES Physics – theory and experiment” workshop , CHEP PKU, Beijing, July 27-31, 2020

Summer program on “Theoretical developments and Dynamical Modeling for RHIC BES”, CHEP PKU, Beijing, July 20 to August 7, 2020

These two previously planned workshop and summer program have been transformed to this weekly on-line seminar series on“RHIC Beam Energy Scan: Theory and Experiment” due to travel restrictions related to the COVID-19 pandemic.


Material link:https://pan.baidu.com/s/1rGGv4qsuGrN91gJCfK3npA

Onedrive link: https://1drv.ms/u/s!AmB8n-ZfDQtKgwNxTqg7Zh66a_6I?e=mHwQLZ

Onedrive link2: https://1drv.ms/u/s!Ar4LrhZS__MAgicXsaDfiY00FeJN?e=eGhrmO


Related on-line seminars:

On-line seminar series II on “RHIC Beam Energy Scan: Theory and Experiment” 2021

On-line seminar series III on “RHIC Beam Energy Scan: Theory and Experiment” 2021