Claude Pruneau

Claude Pruneau

Professor

313 577 1813

aa7526@wayne.edu

 Rm 322, Physics Building, 666 W. Hancock, Detroit, MI 48201.

Curriculum Vitae

Websites

http://rhig.physics.wayne.edu

http://rhig.physics.wayne.edu

Youtube Videos

Claude Pruneau

Department

Physics and Astronomy

 Professor, Wayne State University, 2004-Present
Associate Professor, Wayne State University, 1998-2004
Assistant Professor, Wayne State University, 1993-98
Assistant Professor (Research), Wayne State University, 1992-93
Research Associate, McGill University, 1989-91
Research Associate, Chalk River Nuclear Laboratories, 1987-89

Research Interest/Area of Expertise

    • Physics:
      • Particle Physics
      • High energy nuclear physics
      • Astrophysics
    • Computing
      • Data Analysis Techniques
    • Mathematics
      • Probability and Statistics

     

Education – Degrees, Licenses, Certifications

  • B.S. Physics, Universite Laval (Quebec City)
  • M.Sc. Physics, Universite Laval (Quebec City)
  • Ph.D. Physics, Universite Laval (Quebec City)

Awards and Grants

    •  Research funded by the US Department of Energy/Nuclear Science Office

     

    • Fellowship FCAR (Quebec), 1986
    • Fellowship National Sciences and Engineering Research Council (Ph.D.), 1984-1986
    • Fellowship National Sciences and Engineering Research Council (M. Sc.), 1983-1984
    • Wayne State University, College of Science Teaching Award 2003.
    • Wayne State University 2006 President’s Award for Excellence in Teaching
    • Nominated for the Michigan President Council Excellence in Teaching award (2007)
    • Richard J. Barber Faculty/Staff Recognition Award, Department of Physics (2009)

     

Selected Publications

Books:

  • A. Claude A. Pruneau, Data Analysis Techniques for Physical Scientists, Published Fall 2017, Cambridge University Press.
  • A. Seeds, Backman, Pruneau, Foundations of Astronomy, 3rd Edition, Wayne State Special Edition with 3 chapters from future book Exploring Astronomy; Book used in AST2010 (2016).
  • B. Seeds, Backman, Pruneau, Foundations of Astronomy, 2nd Edition, Wayne State Special Edition with 3 chapters from future book Exploring Astronomy; Book used in AST2010 (2014).
  • C. Seeds, Backman, Pruneau, Foundations of Astronomy, Wayne State Special Edition with 3 chapters from future book Exploring Astronomy; Book used in AST2010 (2013). 

Research Papers (Selected)

  • J. Adam et al. [ALICE Collaboration], “Non-Flow and Flow studies with differential transverse momentum and number density correlations in p-Pb and Pb-Pb at LHC,” To be submitted to PRC. PAs: Pujahari, Pruneau, Dobrin, Voloshin
  • Claude Pruneau and Alice Ohlson, “Differential Correlation Measurements with the Identity Method," PRC (March 2018).
  • J. Adam et al. (ALICE Collaboration) Claude Pruneau, Prabhat Pujahari, Alex Dobrin, S. Voloshin, J. Adam et al. [ALICE Collaboration], “Flow dominance and factorization of transverse momentum correla- tions in Pb-Pb collisions at the LHC,” Phys. Rev. Lett. 118, 162302 (21 April 2017) [arXiv:1702.02665 [nucl-ex]].
  • C. Pruneau, “Identity Method Reexamined," Phys. Rev. C 96, 054902 (November 2017).
  • J. Adam et al. [ALICE Collaboration], “Higher harmonic flow coefficients of identi- fied hadrons in Pb-Pb collisions at √sNN = 2.76 TeV,” arXiv:1606.06057 [nucl-ex]. Submitted to JHEP. Collaboration Review.Pruneau
  • J. Adam et al. [ALICE Collaboration], “Evolution of the longitudinal and az- imuthal structure of the near-side jet peak in Pb-Pb collisions at √sNN = 2.76 TeV,” arXiv:1609.06667 [nucl-ex]. Submitted to PRC. Collaboration Review.Pruneau
  • C. Pruneau, “The Multiple Facets of Correlation Functions,” Proc. Indian Natl. Sci. Acad. 81, no. 1, 40 (2015). doi:10.16943/ptinsa/2015/v81i1/48049
  • Charged jet cross sections and properties in proton-proton collisions at s = 7 TeV, S. Prasad, C. A. Pruneau, [ALICE Collaboration], Phys. Rev. D 91 (2015) 11, 112012.
  • Correcting Correlation Function Measurements, S. Ravan, P. Pujahari, S. Prasad and C. A. Pruneau, arXiv:1311.3915 [nucl-ex] 10.1103/PhysRevC.89.024906 Phys. Rev. C 89, 024906 (2014).
  • Evolution of the differential transverse momentum correlation function with centrality in Au+Au collisions at sqrtsNN = 200 GeV, H. Agakishiev et al. [STAR Collaboration], arXiv:1106.4334 [nucl-ex], Phys. Lett. B 704 , 467 (2011).
  • Longitudinal dependence of two-particle momentum correlations from NEXSPHE- RIO model, M. Sharma, C. Pruneau, S. Gavin, J.Takahashi, R. D. de Souza and T. Kodama, arXiv:1107.3587 [nucl-th], Phys. Rev. C 84 , 054915 (2011).
  • Studies of di-jet survival and surface emission bias in Au+Au collisions via angu- lar correlations with respect to back-to-back leading hadrons, H. Agakishiev et al. [STAR Collaboration], arXiv:1102.2669 [nucl-ex], Phys. Rev. C 83 , 061901 (2011).

Currently Teaching

  •  PHY3100: Sounds of Musics (Physics of Sound and Music)

Courses taught

  • AST5100: Galactic Astronomy
  • AST2100: Descriptive Astrnomy
  • PHY 68540: Modern Physics Laboratory
  • PHY 7200: Advanced Classical Mechanics
  • PHY 5200: Classical Mechanics
  • PHY 3300: Modern Physis
  • PHY 3100: Sounds of Music (Physics of Sound and Music)
  • PHY 2130/2140/2170/2180: General Physics (w/ and w/o Calculus)
  • Special topics in Data Analysis Techniques 

Citation Index

  • 523 papers found, 512 of them citeable (published or arXiv)

    Citation summary results Citeable papers Published only
    Total number of papers analyzed: 512 470
    Total number of citations: 50,415 49,719
    Average citations per paper: 98.5 105.8
    Breakdown of papers by citations:
    Renowned papers (500+) 17 17
    Famous papers (250-499) 31 31
    Very well-known papers (100-249) 94 93
    Well-known papers (50-99) 90 86
    Known papers (10-49) 161 154

    Less known papers (1-9) 103 81
    Unknown papers (0) 16 8
    hHEP index [?] 119 118
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