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Congratulations to Alex Jentsch who has just successfully defended his
Ph.D. thesis at the University of Austin, Texas. His thesis was entitled
"Studying heavy-flavor quark jets using D0+hadron two-dimensional angular
correlations in Au+Au collisions at √sNN = 200
Congratulations to Tetsuro Sugiura from the University of Tsukuba who has
successfully defended his Ph.D. thesis on "Exploring the QCD phase diagram
measured by cumulants of net-charge distributions in Au+Au collisions at
the STAR experiment".
Congratulations to Ryo Aoyama who has just successfully defended his Ph.D.
thesis at the University of Tsukuba. His these was entitled "Collision
geometry and event plane dependence of two particle correlations in
√sNN = 200 GeV Au+Au collisions at RHIC-STAR".
Congratulations to Arghya Chatterjee who successfully defended his PhD
thesis at VECC, Kolkata on March 9, 2019. His thesis title is: "Study of
conserved quantities and their correlations in the RHIC Beam Energy Scan
The February 2019 STAR Newsletter focuses mainly on the startup of the
experiment for Run 19, and a thoughtful look at cosmic events in the
upgraded TPC, plus some public outreach.
Congratulations to Dr. Lang He who has successfully defended his Ph.D.
thesis at Purdue. His thesis was titled: “Measurement of D0
directed flow and elliptic flow in Au+Au Collisions at
The December 2018 edition of the STAR Newsletter recaps the past year's
progress, plus some recent STAR meetings, and our spokespersons catch us up
on schedules and personnel for the upcoming Run 19.