Matt Luzum receives the Dissertation in Nuclear Physics Award from APS  
<p><a href="/Phocea/file.php?reload=1288867805&amp;class=newsImg&amp;file=_316_0_.jpg"><img style="border: 0; margin: 0 8px 5px 0;" src="/Phocea/file.php?reload=1288867805&amp;class=newsImg&amp;file=_316_0_.jpg" alt="img" width="120" align="left" /></a>Matthew Luzum has received the 2011 Dissertation in Nuclear Physics Award from the Division of Nuclear Physics of The American Physical Society for&nbsp;"pioneering developments in the theory of relativistic viscous hydrodynamics, in particular for the implementation of stable numerical simulations that have been used to quantify the low value of the shear viscosity coefficient observed in ultrarelativistic heavy ion collisions at RHIC, with important implications for the near-perfect fluidity of the quark-gluon plasma." <br /> Matt earned his PhD from the University of Washington (Seattle) in 2009. He has been working at IPhT as a postdoc since October 2009.</p> ...

J. Ollitrault, 2010-11-04 00:00:00


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