CU Physics Professors Perepelitsa, Nagle, and Graduate Students Build New Detector Components for Brookhaven National Laboratory

July 9, 2021

View the Brookhaven National Laboratory (BNL) news feature, " sPHENIX Assembly Shifts into Visible High Gear " which describes the work scientists and collaborators—including nuclear physics Professors Dennis Perepelitsa, Jamie Nagle, and a team of four graduate students—are doing to build and test components for sPHENIX, a 1000-ton particle detector...

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Dennis Perepelitsa Named DOE Early Career Award Winner

Sept. 8, 2017

Assistant Professor Dennis Perepelitsa of the University of Colorado Boulder Physics Department will receive a five-year, $750,000 grant as part of the U.S. Department of Energy’s Early Career Award program, for his proposal entitled “Searching for Parton Energy Loss in Quark-Gluon Plasma Droplets.” There were 59 awards selected on peer...

National Nuclear Physics School 2017 Hosted in Boulder

Aug. 8, 2017

The University of Colorado Boulder hosted the National Nuclear Physics Summer School on campus from July 9-22, 2017. This is an annual two-week series of lectures for graduate students and postdoctoral research scientists in nuclear physics, and is funded by the National Science Foundation. Each summer the school is in...

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Brookhaven National Laboratory Receives Approval for Upgraded sPHENIX Detector

Feb. 1, 2017

View the BNL Press Release Brookhaven National Laboratory has announced that the U.S. Department of Energy recently granted "Critical Decision-Zero" (CD-0) status to the sPHENIX project, a proposed upgrade of the PHENIX detector at the Relativistic Heavy Ion Collider (RHIC). This decision paves the way for building a ground-breaking research...

Physics Professor Dennis Perepelitsa wins Lee Grodzins Postdoctoral Award

Oct. 24, 2016