John Moreland

  • Program Years: 2012-2016
  • Academic Institution: Duke University
  • Field of Study: Nuclear Theory
  • Academic Advisor: Steffen Bass
  • Practicum(s):
    Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory (2014)
  • Degree(s):
    B.S. Physics and Mathematics, Ohio State University, 2012
    PhD Physics, Duke University, 2019

Current Status

  • Status: Alumnus
  • Research Area: Determining intrinsic properties of the quark-gluon plasma using model-to-data comparison
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Applying Bayesian parameter estimation to relativistic heavy-ion collisions: simultaneous characterization of the initial state and quark-gluon plasma medium. J.E. Bernhard, J.S. Moreland, S.A. Bass, J. Liu and U. Heinz. Phys. Rev. C94, no. 2, 024907 (2016). e-Print: arXiv:1605.03954 [nucl-th]

Hydrodynamic simulations of relativistic heavy-ion collisions with different lattice QCD calculations of the equation of state. J. Scott Moreland (Duke U.) and Ron A. Soltz (LLNL). Phys. Rev. C93, no. 4, 044913 (2016). e-Print: arXiv:1512.02189 [nucl-th]

Alternative ansatz to wounded nucleon and binary collision scaling in high-energy nuclear collisions. J. Scott Moreland, Jonah Bernhard, Steffen Bass (Duke U.). Phys. Rev. C92, no. 1, 011901 (2015). e-Print: arXiv:1412.4708 [nucl-th]

Imprinting Quantum Fluctuations on Hydrodynamic Initial Conditions.
J. Scott Moreland (Duke U.), Z. Qiu and Ulrich W. Heinz (Ohio State U.). Nuclear Physics A, 2012. e-Print: arXiv:1210.5508 [nucl-th]

Energy dependent growth of the nucleon and hydrodynamic initial conditions.
Ulrich W. Heinz, J. Scott Moreland, (Ohio State U.). Phys.Rev.C84:054905, 2011. e-Print: arXiv:1108.5379 [nucl-th]

Viscosity from elliptic flow: The path to precision. Ulrich W. Heinz, J. Scott Moreland, Huichao Song, (Ohio State U.). Phys.Rev.C80:061901, 2009. e-Print: arXiv:0908.2617 [nucl-th]


2012 - DOE NNSA Stewardship Science Fellow

2012 - Nation Science Foundation Fellowship Awardee

2012 - James B. Duke Fellow

2009 - Deutscher Akademischer Austauschdienst Study and Internship Fellow