Short CV/Education and training

  • Since 2013
    W2 professorship, joint appointment at Johann Wolfgang Goethe University Frankfurt and GSI Helmholtz Centre for Heavy Ion Research

  • Since 2013
    Fellow at the Frankfurt Institute for Advanced Studies

  • 2012 – 2018
    Helmholtz Young Investigator Group Leader

  • 2011 – 2012
    Visiting Assistant Professor at Duke University

  • 2010 – 2011
    Feodor-Lynen-Fellowship at Duke University, USA

  • 2006 – 2009
    Doctoral Studies at Johann Wolfgang Goethe University on a stipend by the Deutsche Telekom Stiftung, Germany

  • 2002 – 2006
    Diploma in Physics at Johann Wolfgang Goethe University Frankfurt, Germany

Selected publications

  • J.-B. Rose, J. M. Torres-Rincon, A. Schäfer, D. R. Oliinychenko and H. Petersen,

    Shear viscosity of a hadron gas and influence of resonance lifetimes on relaxation time, Phys. Rev. C 97 (2018) no.5, 055204.

  • L.-G. Pang, K. Zhou, N. Su, H. Petersen, H. Stöcker and X.-N. Wang, An equation-of-state-meter of quantum chromodynamics transition from deep learning, Nature Communications 9, Article number: 210 (2018).

  • J. Weil et al. Particle production and equilibrium properties within a new hadron transport approach for heavy-ion collisions, Phys. Rev. C 94 no.5, 054905 (2016).

  • L.-G. Pang, H. Petersen, Q. Wang and X.-N. Wang, Vortical Fluid and Lambda Spin Correlations in High-Energy Heavy-Ion Collisions, Phys. Rev. Lett. 117, no. 19, 192301 (2016).

  • Karpenko, P. Huovinen, H. Petersen and M. Bleicher, Estimation of the shear viscosity at finite net-baryon density from A+A collision data at sqrts_NN = 7.7-200 GeV, Phys. Rev. C 91, no. 6, 064901 (2015).

  • M. Luzum and H. Petersen, Initial State Fluctuations and Final State Correlations in Relativistic Heavy-Ion Collisions, J. Phys. G 41, 063102 (2014).

  • P. Huovinen and H. Petersen, Particlization in hybrid models, Eur. Phys. J. A 48, 171 (2012).

  • G.-Y. Qin, H. Petersen, S. A. Bass and B. Müller, Translation of collision geometry fluctuations into momentum anisotropies in relativistic heavy-ion collisions, Phys. Rev. C 82, 064903 (2010).

  • H. Petersen, G.-Y. Qin, S. A. Bass and B. Müller, Triangular flow in event-by-event ideal hydrodynamics in Au+Au collisions at sqrts_NN=200A GeV, Phys. Rev. C 82, 041901 (2010).

  • H. Petersen, J. Steinheimer, G. Burau, M. Bleicher and H. Stöcker, A Fully Integrated Transport Approach to Heavy Ion Reactions with an Intermediate Hydrodynamic Stage, Phys. Rev. C 78, 044901(2008).

Complete list of publications

Selected projects

  • Helmholtz Young Investigator Group VH-NG-822 "Dynamical Description of Heavy Ion Reactions at FAIR"

  • CRC-TR-211 "Strong-Interaction Matter under Extreme Conditions"

  • COST Action THOR "Theory of Hot Matter and Relativistic Heavy-Ion Collisions"

  • HICforFAIR Helmholtz International Center for Facility for Antiproton and Ion Research within the LOEWE program launched by the State of Hesse

Membership in scientific bodies/juries

  • Member of the International Advisory Committee of Quark Matter 2018

  • Editorial Board of Journal of Physics Communications (IOP)

  • Referee for Nature, Phys. Rev. Lett., Phys. Rev. C, Phys. Rev. D, J. Phys. G, Eur. Phys. J A/C, Nucl. Phys. A


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