Physics and Astronomy
Research Interest/Area of Expertise
Precision fluid dynamical modelling of quark-gluon plasma at finite baryon density
Jet and electromagnetic tomography in strongly-coupled systems
Rapid thermalization and out-of-equilibrium physics of many-body QCD
Gluon saturation and 3D imaging of nucleus at high energy
I am interested in understanding strongly interacting many-body systems, in particular, the properties of nuclear matter under extreme hot and dense conditions.
The relativistic heavy-ion collisions create a novel state of matter, Quark-Gluon Plasma (QGP), which exposes surprisingly strong collective behaviour with very small specific shear viscosity. In order to quantitative extract the transport properties of the QGP, I work on developing a comprehensive integrated framework, which models the dynamical evolution of the heavy-ion collisions event-by-event. Combining this framework with modern statistical Bayesian analysis, we can reverse engineer the heavy-ion collision experiments and infer the properties of the hottest droplet in nature.
Education – Degrees, Licenses, Certifications
- Ph.D. 2014 The Ohio State University, Columbus, Ohio, USA
- B.Sc. 2009 Shanghai Jiao Tong University, Shanghai, China
Awards and Grants
APS DISSERTATION AWARD IN NUCLEAR PHYSICS 2016 link
PHY 7110 Methods of Theoretical Physics, Fall 2018