# Alex Buchel

### Overview

<p>M.S.(Hons), The Moscow Institute of Physics and Technology, Russia (1994)</p>

<p>Ph.D., Cornell University, US (1999), Dissertation title: Statistical Mechanics of Cracks; Dualities in Supersymmetric Field Theories; Orientifolds of Type IIB Strings with Discrete B Flux</p>

<p>Postgraduate Researcher, Institute for Theoretical Physics, UCSB, US (1999-2002)</p>

<p>Research Fellow, Michigan Center for Theoretical Physics , UofM, US (2002-2003)</p>

<p>Assistant Professor, UWO (2003-2007)</p>

<p>Associate Professor, UWO (2007-2012)</p>

<p>Professor, UWO (2012-)</p>

<p>Associate Member, Perimeter Institute for Theoretical Physics, Canada (2003-)</p>

### Affiliations

<p>University of Western Ontario, Department of Applied Mathematics, Department of Physics and Astronomy</p>

### Research Interests

### Positions Held

- Associate Professor, University of Western Ontario, Canada (2007-2012)
- Assistant Professor, University of Western Ontario, Canada (2003-2007)
- Research Fellow, Michigan Center for Theoretical Physics , UofM, USA (2002-2003)
- Postdoctoral Researcher, Institute for Theoretical Physics, UCSB, USA (1999-2002)

### Awards

- Early Researcher Award (2007); $100,000; Ministry of Research and Innovation

### Recent Publications

- Alex Buchel, "On branches of the KS black hole", Nucl.Phys.B957 (2020) 115094, 2005.00854
- A.Buchel and B.Umbert, "QGP universality in magnetic field?", JHEP06 (2020) 149, 2004.01583
- Alex Buchel, "chiSB of cascading gauge theory in de Sitter", JHEP05 (2020) 035, 1912.03566
- Alex Buchel, "N=2^* de Sitter vacuum from localization?", Nucl.Phys.B948 (2019) 114769, 1904.09968
- M.Baggioli and A.Buchel, "Holographic Viscoelastic Hydrodynamics", JHEP1903 (2019) 146, 1805.06756
- Alex Buchel, "Klebanov-Strassler black hole", JHEP1901 (2019) 207, 1809.08484
- Alex Buchel, "Sensitivity of holographic N=4 SYM plasma hydrodynamics to finite coupling corrections", Phys.Rev.D98 (2018) 061901, 1807.05457
- Alex Buchel, "Non-conformal holographic Gauss-Bonnet hydrodynamics", JHEP1803 (2018) 037, 1801.06165
- Alex Buchel, "Ringing in de Sitter spacetime", Nucl.Phys. B928 (2018) 307, 1707.01030
- Alex Buchel, "Singularity development and supersymmetry in holography", JHEP 1708 (2017) 134, 1705.08560
- P.Bosch, A.Buchel and L.Lehner, "Unstable horizons and singularity development in holography", JHEP 1707 (2017) 135, 1704.05454
- A.Buchel and A.Karapetyan, "de Sitter Vacua of Strongly Interacting QFT", JHEP 1703 (2017) 114, 1702.01320
- A.Buchel, M.Heller and J.Noronha, "Beyond adiabatic approximation in Big Bang Cosmology: hydrodynamics, resurgence and entropy production in the Universe", Phys.Rev. D94 (2016) 10, 106011, 1603.05344
- Alex Buchel, "Universality of small black hole instability in AdS/CFT", Int.J.Mod.Phys.D, accepted for publication, 1509.07780
- A.Buchel, S.R.Green, L.Lehner and S.L.Liebling, "Reply to "Comment on two-mode stability islands around AdS"", Phys.Rev.Lett. 115 (2015) 4, 049102, 1506.07907
- A.Buchel and A.Day, "Universal relaxation in quark-gluon plasma at strong coupling", Phys.Rev. D92 (2015) 026009, 1505.05012
- A.Buchel, M.P.Heller and R.C.Myers, "Equilibration rates in a strongly coupled nonconformal quark-gluon plasma", Phys.Rev.Lett. 114 (2015) 25, 251601, 1503.07114
- A.Buchel and L.Lehner, "Small black holes in AdS5xS5", Class.Quant.Grav. 32 (2015) 14, 145003, 1502.01574
- Alex Buchel, "Black hole spectra in holography: consequences for equilibration of dual gauge theories", Nucl.Phys. B896 (2015) 587, 1501.04593
- A.Buchel, S.R.Green, L.Lehner and S.L.Liebling, "Conserved quantities and dual turbulent cascades in Anti-de Sitter spacetime", Phys.Rev. D91 (2015) 6, 064026, 1412.4761
- A.Buchel, R.C.Myers and A.van Niekerk, "Nonlocal probes of thermalization in holographic quenches with spectral methods", JHEP 1502 (2015) 017, 1410.6201
- Alex Buchel, "Effective Action of the Baryonic Branch in String Theory Flux Throats", JHEP 1409 (2014) 117, 1405.1518
- V.Balasubramanian, A.Buchel, S.R. Green, L.Lehner, and S.L.Liebling, "Holographic Thermalization, Stability of AdS, and the FPU Paradox", Phys.Rev.Lett. 113 (2014) 071601, 1403.6471
- V.Balasubramanian and A.Buchel, "On consistent truncations in N=2* holography", JHEP 1402 (2014) 030, 1311.5044
- A.Buchel and D.A.Galante, "Cascading gauge theory on dS_4 and String Theory Landscape", Nucl.Phys. B883 (2014) 107, 1310.1372
- A.Buchel, R.C.Myers and A.van Niekerk, "Universality of Abrupt Holographic Quenches", Phys.Rev.Lett. 111 (2013) 201602, 1307.4740
- Alex Buchel, "Localization and holography in N=2 gauge theories", JHEP 1308 (2013) 004, 1304.5652
- A.Buchel,S.L.Liebling and L.Lehner, "Boson stars in AdS", Phys.Rev. D87 (2013) 123006, 1304.4166
- A.Buchel, X.O.Camanho and J.D.Edelstein, "Cavitation effects on the confinement/deconfinement transition", Phys. Lett. B 734 131 (2014), 1303.6300
- A.Buchel, L.Lehner, R.C.Myers and A.v.Niekerk, "Quantum quenches of holographic plasmas", JHEP 1305 (2013) 067, 1302.2924
- A.Buchel, J.G.Russo and K.Zarembo, "Rigorous Test of Non-conformal Holography: Wilson Loops in N=2* Theory", JHEP 1303 (2013) 062, 1301.1597
- I.Bena, A.Buchel and O.J.C.Dias, "Horizons cannot save the Landscape", Phys.Rev.D 87 063012 (2013), 1212.5162
- A.Buchel, L.Lehner and S.L.Liebling, "Scalar Collapse in AdS", Phys.Rev.D 86 123011 (2012), 1210.0890
- A.Buchel, L.Lehner and R.C.Myers, "Thermal quenches in N=2* plasmas", to appear in JHEP , 1206.6785
- Alex Buchel, "Violation of the holographic bulk viscosity bound", Phys.Rev.D85 066004 (2012), 1110.0063
- Alex Buchel, "Quantum phase transitions in cascading gauge theory", Nucl.Phys.B856 278 (2012), 1108.6070
- A.Buchel, U.Gursoy and E.Kiritsis, "Holographic bulk viscosity: GPR vs EO", JHEP 1109 095 (2011), 1104.2058
- Alex Buchel, "On Eling-Oz formula for the holographic bulk viscosity", JHEP 1105 065 (2011), 1103.3733
- A.Buchel and A.Patrushev, "Can the correlated stability conjecture be saved?", JHEP 1106 090 (2011), 1102.5331
- Alex Buchel, "Chiral symmetry breaking in cascading gauge theory plasma", Nucl.Phys.B 847 297 (2011), 1012.2404
- A.Buchel and C.Pagnutti, "Critical phenomena in N=2* plasma", Phys.Rev.D 83 046004 (2011), 1010.3359
- A.Buchel and C.Pagnutti, "Correlated stability conjecture revisited", Phys.Lett.B 697 168 (2011), 1010.5748
- A.Buchel and S.Cremonini, "Viscosity Bound and Causality in Superfluid Plasma", JHEP 1010 026 (2010), 1007.2963
- Alex Buchel, "Critical phenomena in N=4 SYM plasma", Nucl. Phys. B841 59 (2010), 1005.0819
- A.Buchel and C.Pagnutti,"Transport at criticality", Nucl. Phys. B834 222 (2010), 0912.3212
- A.Buchel, J.Escobedo, R.C.Myers, M.F.Paulos, A.Sinha and M.Smolkin, "Holographic GB gravity in arbitrary dimensions", JHEP 03 111 (2010), 0911.4257
- A.Buchel, M.P.Heller and R.C.Myers, "sQGP as hCFT", Phys. Lett. B 680 521 (2009), 0908.2802
- Alex Buchel, "Relaxation time of non-conformal plasma", Phys. Lett. B 681 200 (2009), 0908.0108
- A.Buchel and R.C.Myers, "Causality of Holographic Hydrodynamics", JHEP 08 016 (2009), 0906.2922
- A.Buchel, F.A.Chishtie, M.T.Hanif, S.Homayouni, J.Jia and D.G.C.McKeon, "Radiative Corrections in Vector-Tensor Models", Int.J.Mod.Phys. A 25 (2010) 163, 0905.0664
- A.Buchel and C.Pagnutti, "Exotic Hairy Black Holes", Nucl. Phys. B 824 85 (2010), 0904.1716
- Alex Buchel, "Hydrodynamics of the cascading plasma", Nucl. Phys. B 820 385 (2009), 0903.3605
- E.I.Buchbinder and A.Buchel, "Relativistic Conformal Magneto-Hydrodynamics from Holography", Phys.Lett.B678 135 (2009), 0902.3170
- Alex Buchel, Robert C. Myers, Aninda Sinha, Beyond eta/s = 1/4pi, JHEP 0903:084,2009, arXiv: 0812.2521
- A.Buchel and C.Pagnutti, "Bulk viscosity of N=2* plasma", Nucl. Phys.B 816 62 (2009), 0812.3623
- E.I.Buchbinder and A.Buchel, "The Fate of the Sound and Diffusion in Holographic Magnetic Field", Phys.Rev.D 79 046006 (2009), 0811.4325
- E.I.Buchbinder, A.Buchel and S.E.Vazquez, "Sound waves in (2+1) dimensional holographic magnetic fluids", JHEP 0812 090 (2008), 0810.4094
- Alex Buchel, Robert C. Myers, Miguel F. Paulos, Aninda Sinha, Universal holographic hydrodynamics at finite coupling, Phys.Lett.B669:364-370,2008, arXiv: 0808.1837
- A.Buchel and M.Paulos, "Second order hydrodynamics of a CFT plasma from boost invariant expansion", Nucl. Phys.B 810 40 (2008), 0808.1601
- A.Buchel and M.Paulos, "Relaxation time of a CFT plasma at finite coupling", Nucl. Phys. B 805 59 (2008), 0806.0788
- Alex Buchel, "Resolving disagreement for eta/s in a CFT plasma at finite coupling", Nucl. Phys. B 803 166 (2008), 0805.2683
- A.Buchel and L.Kofman, "Black Universe epoch in string cosmology", Phys. Rev. D 78 (2008) 086002, 0804.0584
- Alex Buchel, "Shear viscosity of CFT plasma at finite coupling", Phys. Lett. B665 298 (2008), 0804.3161
- A.Buchel, "Shear viscosity of boost invariant plasma at finite coupling", Nucl. Phys. B 802 281 (2008), 0801.4421
- P.Benincasa, A.Buchel, M.P.Heller and R.A.Janik, "On the supergravity description of boost invariant conformal plasma at strong coupling", Phys. Rev. D77 (2008) 046006, 0712.2025
- Alex Buchel, "Bulk viscosity of gauge theory plasma at strong coupling", Phys. Lett. B663 286 (2008), 0708.3459
- O.Aharony, A.Buchel and P.Kerner, "The black hole in the throat - thermodynamics of strongly coupled cascading gauge theories", Phys. Rev. D76 (2007) 086005, 0706.1768
- A.Buchel, J.Jia, V.A.Miransky, "Dynamical stabilization of runaway potentials and landscape of vacua at finite density", Nucl. Phys. B 772 323 (2007), hep-th/0702066
- A.Buchel, S.Deakin, P.Kerner and J.T.Liu, "Thermodynamics of the N=2^* strongly coupled plasma", Nucl. Phys. B 784 72 (2007), hep-th/0701142
- A.Buchel, F.A.Chishtie, M.Gagne-Portelance, S.Homayouni and D.G.McKeon, "Tensor Self Energy in a Vector-Tensor Model", Int.J.Mod.Phys. A 23 (2008) 529, hep-th/0611298
- P.Benincasa, A.Buchel and R.Naryshkin, "The shear viscosity of gauge theory plasma with chemical potentials", Phys. Lett. B 645, 309 (2007), hep-th/0610145
- A.Buchel, J.Jia and V.A.Miransky, "Dynamical stabilization of runaway potentials at finite density", Phys. Lett. B 647, 305 (2007), hep-th/0609031
- A.Buchel and J.T.Liu, "Gauged supergravity from type IIB string theory on Y^{p,q} manifolds", Nucl. Phys. B 771 93 (2007), hep-th/0608002
- O.Aharony, A.Buchel and A.Yarom, "Short distance properties of cascading gauge theories", JHEP 0611 (2006) 069, hep-th/0608209
- A.Buchel, "On jet quenching parameters in strongly coupled non-conformal gauge theories", Phys. Rev. D74 (2006) 046006, hep-th/0605178
- P.Benincasa, A.Buchel, "Hydrodynamics of Sakai-Sugimoto model in the quenched approximation", Phys. Lett. B 640, 108 (2006), hep-th/0605076
- A.Buchel, "Higher derivative corrections to near-extremal black holes in type IIB supergravity", Nucl. Phys. B 750 45 (2006), hep-th/0604167
- A.Buchel, "Inflation on the resolved warped deformed conifold", Phys. Rev. D74 (2006) 046009, hep-th/0601013
- Paolo Benincasa, Alex Buchel, Transport properties of N=4 supersymmetric Yang-Mills theory at finite coupling, JHEP 0601 (2006) 103, arXiv: hep-th/0510041
- Alex Buchel, Transport properties of cascading gauge theories, Phys.Rev. D72 (2005) 106002, arXiv: hep-th/0509083
- Alex Buchel, A holographic perspective on Gubser-Mitra conjecture, Nucl.Phys. B731 (2005) 109-124, arXiv: hep-th/0507275
- Paolo Benincasa, Alex Buchel, Andrei O. Starinets, Sound waves in strongly coupled non-conformal gauge theory plasma, Nucl.Phys. B733 (2006) 160-187, arXiv: hep-th/0507026
- Ofer Aharony, Alex Buchel, Amos Yarom, Holographic renormalization of cascading gauge theories, Phys.Rev. D72 (2005) 066003, arXiv: hep-th/0506002
- A.Buchel, F.A.Chishtie, V.Elias, K.Freese, R.B.Mann, D.G.C.McKeon and T.G.Steele, "Radiative corrections to the inflaton potential as an explanation of suppressed large scale power in density perturbations and the cosmic microwave background", JCAP 0503, 003 (2005), hep-ph/0410117
- Alex Buchel, Coarse-graining 1/2 BPS geometries of type IIB supergravity, Int.J.Mod.Phys. A21 (2006) 3495-3502, arXiv: hep-th/0409271
- Alex Buchel, On universality of stress-energy tensor correlation functions in supergravity, Phys.Lett. B609 (2005) 392-401, arXiv: hep-th/0408095
- Alex Buchel, James T. Liu, Andrei O. Starinets, Coupling constant dependence of the shear viscosity in N=4 supersymmetric Yang-Mills theory, Nucl.Phys. B707 (2005) 56-68, arXiv: hep-th/0406264
- Alex Buchel, N=2* hydrodynamics, Nucl.Phys. B708 (2005) 451-466, arXiv: hep-th/0406200
- Alex Buchel, Ahmad Ghodsi, Braneworld inflation, Phys.Rev. D70 (2004) 126008, arXiv: hep-th/0404151
- Alex Buchel, Gauge theories on hyperbolic spaces and dual wormhole instabilities, Phys.Rev. D70 (2004) 066004, arXiv: hep-th/0402174
- Alex Buchel, On effective action of string theory flux compactifications, Phys.Rev. D69 (2004) 106004, arXiv: hep-th/0312076
- Alex Buchel, James T. Liu, Universality of the shear viscosity in supergravity, Phys.Rev.Lett. 93 (2004) 090602, arXiv: hep-th/0311175
- Alex Buchel, Radu Roiban, Inflation in warped geometries, Phys.Lett. B590 (2004) 284-294, arXiv: hep-th/0311154
- Alex Buchel, "SUGRA/Strings like to be bald", , 2007.09420
- Alex Buchel, "Thermal order in holographic CFTs and no-hair theorem violation in black branes", , 2005.07833
- I.Bena, A.Buchel and S.Lust, "Throat destabilization (for profit and for fun)", , 1910.08094
- Alex Buchel, "Verlinde Gravity and AdS/CFT", , 1702.08590
- Alex Buchel, "AdS boson stars in string theory", 1510.08415
- A.Buchel and M.Buchel, "On stability of nonthermal states in strongly coupled gauge theories", 1509.00774
- A.Buchel, S.R.Green, L.Lehner and S.L.Liebling, "Universality of non-equilibrium dynamics of CFTs from holography", 1410.5381
- A.Buchel, "On SUGRA description of boost-invariant conformal plasma at strong coupling", Ten Years of AdS/CFT: A Workshop Celebrating the Tenth Anniversary of the Maldacena Conjecture, Buenos Aires, Argentina, 19-21 Dec 2007, 0803.3421
- A.Buchel, "On effective action of string theory flux compactifications", Proceedings of the 3rd Symposium on Quantum Theory and Symmetries (QTS3) 10 - 14 Sept 2003

### Seminars

- 9th Bangkok Workshop on High-Energy Theory, January 23, 2020, "Chiral symmetry breaking in de Sitter"
- 28th Midwest Relativity Meeting, Milwaukee WI, October 12, 2018, "Black holes on a conifold with fluxes"
- Gauge/Gravity Duality 2018, Wurzburg, August 2, 2018, "Holographic viscoelastic hydrodynamics"
- Holography and Extreme Chromodynamics, HoloQuarks2018, Santiago de Compostela, July 5, 2018, "Holographic hydrodynamics of gauge theory plasma: Beyond large-N and beyond Navier-Stokes"
- 21st Eastern Gravity Meeting, Long Island University-Brooklyn, May 24, 2018, "Viscoelastic Black Holes in AdS"
- Multi-Scale Problems Using Effective Field Theories, INT Program INT-18-1b, University of Washington, May 9, 2018, "Holographic hydrodynamics of gauge theory plasma: Beyond large-N and beyond Navier-Stokes"
- Great Lakes Strings 2018, Kadanoff Center of Theoretical Physics, University of Chicago, April 14, 2018, "Holographic viscoelastic hydrodynamics"
- Ben-Gurion University, Beer-Sheva, Israel, March 5, 2018, "Non-conformal holographic Gauss-Bonnet hydrodynamics"
- The Hebrew University of Jerusalem, March 8, 2018, "Unstable horizons and cosmic censorship violation in holography"
- Joint Seminar in Theoretical High Energy Physics, Newe Shalom-Wahat al-Salam, March 6, 2018, "Gauge theories in de Sitter spacetime from holography"
- NCG Seminar, Department of Mathematics, UWO, February 5, 2018, "Beyond adiabatic approximation in Big Bang Cosmology: hydrodynamics, resurgence and entropy production in the Universe"
- Holography and Supergravity 2018, Universidad Adolfo Ibanez, Vina del Mar, Chile, January 10, 2018, "Unstable horizons and cosmic censorship violation in holography"
- Aspects of Time-dependent Holography, Delta-Institute for Theoretical Physics, University of Amsterdam, December 4, 2017, "Gauge theories in de Sitter spacetime from holography"
- 27th Midwest Relativity Meeting, University of Michigan, October 12, 2017, "Gauge theories in de Sitter spacetime from holography"
- HenryFest: Tying Particles and Strings to the Cosmos, Cornell University, October 7, 2017, "Gauge theories in de Sitter"
- Bulgarian Academy of Sciences, Sofia, June 26, 2017, "Out-of-equilibrium dynamics: how to deal with it"
- X. International Symposium, QUANTUM THEORY AND SYMMETRIES, Varna, Bulgaria, June 21, 2017, "Out of equilibrium dynamics of gauge theories from holography"
- CAP 2017, Kignston, May 31, 2017, "Out of equilibrium dynamics: how to deal with it"
- Numerical Relativity and Holography 2016, Santiago de Compostela, Spain, June 30, 2016, "Unstable horizons and cosmic censorship violation in holography"
- Dep. de Física Quàntica i Astrofísica, Universitat de Barcelona, Barcelona, June 2, 2016, "Beyond adiabatic approximation in Big Bang Cosmology: hydrodynamics, resurgence and entropy production in the Universe"
- Purdue University, West Lafayette, May 6, 2016, "Beyond adiabatic approximation in Big Bang Cosmology: hydrodynamics, resurgence and entropy production in the Universe"
- 3rd International Conference on the Initial Stages in High-Energy Nuclear Collisions (InitialStages2016), Lisbon, May 25, 2016, "Out-of-equilibrium dynamics: how to deal with it"
- MCTP, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, February 19, 2016, "Gravitational instability in AdS and thermalization of dual gauge theories"
- Developments in String Theory and Quantum Field Theory, Yukawa Institute for Theoretical Physics, Kyoto, November 10, 2015, "Gravitational instability in AdS and thermalization of dual gauge theories"
- Applications of AdS/CFT to QCD and condensed matter physics, Centre de recherches mathematiques, Montreal, October 22, 2015, "Equilibration rates in a strongly coupled nonconformal quark-gluon plasma"
- Equilibration Mechanisms in Weakly and Strongly Coupled Quantum Field Theory, INT Program 15-2c, Seattle, August 24, 2015, "Equilibration rates in a strongly coupled nonconformal quark-gluon plasma"
- Black Hole Stability, Fields Institute, Toronto, June 12, 2015, "Black hole spectra in holography: consequences for equilibration of dual gauge theories"
- De Sitter and Microstate Landscapes in String Theory, IPhT, CEA/Saclay, France, June 16, 2015, "Smeared anti-branes in supergravity flux backgrounds"
- Gauge/gravity duality 2015, GGI, Florence, April 16, 2015, "Equilibration rates in a strongly coupled nonconformal quark-gluon plasma"
- Great Lakes Strings, MCTP, Ann Arbor, March 29, 2015, "Black hole spectra in holography: consequences for equilibration of dual gauge theories"
- University of Texas Austin, Department of Physics, February 17, 2015, "Black hole spectra in holography: consequences for equilibration of dual gauge theories"
- Western University, Department of Physics and Astronomy, November 27, 2014, "String Theory Approach to Non-equilibrium Dynamics of Strongly Coupled Systems"
- UNB Joint Mathematics-Physics Colloquium, Fredricton, November 14, 2014, "String Theory Approach to Non-equilibrium Dynamics of Strongly Coupled Systems"
- Aspects of Holography, APCTP, Pohang, Korea, July 15, 2014, "Quantum quenches and the entropy production in strongly coupled systems"
- Canadian Conference on General Relativity and Relativistic Astrophysics, University of Winnipeg, May 22, 2014, "Quantum quenches and the entropy production in strongly coupled systems"
- Weizmann Institute, Rehovot, May 12, 2014, "N=2*: holography, localization and consistent truncations of gravitational dual"
- Join Jerusalem/Tel-Aviv/Weizmann seminar,Neve Shalom, Israel, May 13, 2014, "HOLOGRAPHIC QUANTUM QUENCHES"
- Western University, Department of Mathematics, January 30, 2014, "Localization and holography of N=2 gauge theories"
- McGill University, November 15, 2013, "Localization and holography of N=2 gauge theories"
- Isaac Newton Institute for Mathematical Sciences, UK, October 4, 2013, "Gravitational collapse in AdS"
- HPCH 2013, Natal, Brazil, August 8, 2013, "Boson stars in AdS"
- Benasque Center for Science, Spain, July 22, 2013, "Boson stars in AdS"
- Hadron Physics: A Challenge to Holography, Natal, Brazil, July 30-August 1, 2013, "Holographic thermodynamics and hydrodynamics"
- 20th International Conference on General Relativity and Gravitation, Uniwersytet Warszawski, Poland, July 9, 2013, "Quantum quenches in strongly coupled systems from AdS/CFT correspondence"
- 16th Eastern Gravity Meeting, CITA, University of Toronto, June 7, 2013, "Gravitational collapse in AdS"
- Caltech, May 10, 2013, "Localization and holography in N=2^*"
- Austin Holography Workshop, May 14, 2013, "Boson Stars in AdS"
- Great Lakes Strings 2013, University of Kentucky, May 17, 2013, "Localization and holography of N=2 gauge theories"
- Topics in Holography, Supersymmetry and Higher Derivatives, Texas A&M, College Station, April 25, 2013, "Quantum quenches and the entropy production in strongly coupled systems"
- Departamento de Física de Partículas, Universidade de Santiago de Compostela, March 1, 2013, "Localization and holography in N=2^* gauge theory"
- Quarks, Gluons, and Hadronic Matter under Extreme Conditions, Schlosshotel Rheinfels, St. Goar, Germany, March 20, 2013, "Confinement/deconfinement and chiral symmetry breaking in gauge theory/string theory"
- Departamento de Física de Partículas, Universidade de Santiago de Compostela, February 26, 2013, "Quantum quenches"
- Non-Equilibrium and String Theory Workshop, University of Michigan, October 20, 2012, "Quantum quenches"
- University of Texas, Austin, TX, September 18, 2012, "Quantum quenches"
- Bogolyubov Institute for Theoretical Physics, Kiev, May 17, 2012, "Quantum quenches"
- Saclay General Seminar, May 15, 2012, "Quantum quenches"
- Great Lakes Strings 2012, Purdue University, March 3, 2012, "Quantum quenches"
- INT, Seattle, November 2, 2011, "Confinement/deconfinement and csb in gauge theory/string theory correspondence"
- UNIFY Workshop on Frontiers in Theoretical Physics, Porto, June 21, 2011, "Holographic Quark-Gluon Plasma (review)"
- Ohio State University, May 12, 2011, "Shear viscosity from String Theory (status update)"
- GLS Chicago, April 30, 2011, "Confinement/deconfinement and csb in gauge theory/string theory correspondence"
- Large-N Gauge Theories, GGI, Florence, Italy, April 13, 2011, "AdS/CFT and the Quark-Gluon Plasma: Beyond CFT & SUGRA"
- Quarks, Gluons, and Hadronic Matter under Extreme Conditions, Schlosshotel Rheinfels, St. Goar, Germany, March 18, 2011, "Confinement/deconfinement and csb in gauge theory/string theory correspondence"
- Purdue University, West Lafayette, USA, October 5, 2010, "Dynamical critical phenomena in strongly coupled gauge theory plasma"
- Erwin Schrödinger International Institute for Mathematical Physics, Vienna, Austria, August 4, 2010, "AdS/CFT and the Quark-Gluon Plasma, Part II: Beyond CFT & SUGRA"
- Nordita, Stockholm, Sweden, June 11, 2010, "String Theory approach to nonequilibrium dynamics of strongly coupled systems"
- Join Jerusalem/Tel-Aviv/Weizmann seminar,Neve Shalom, Israel, May 4, 2010, "Critical phenomena in N=4 plasma and beyond"
- Weizmann Institute, Rehovot, May 3, 2010, "Causality constraints on transport in holographic plasma"
- Ben-Gurion University, Beer-Sheva, Israel, May 10, 2010, "Causality and transport in holographic plasma"
- Application of AdS/CFT, College Station, April 28, 2010, "Transport at criticality"
- GLS/SPOCK meeting, Cincinnati, March 21, 2010, "Causality of Holographic Hydrodynamics"
- University of Victoria, Victoria, February 5, 2010, "Transport at criticality"
- University of Washington, Seattle, February 2, 2010, "Transport at criticality"
- SPOCK meeting, Cincinnati, December 5, 2009, "Transport at criticality"
- Workshop on the Fluid-Gravity Correspondence, ASC, Munich, September 4, 2009, "Relaxation time of holographic plasma"
- Bogolyubov Institute for Theoretical Physics, Kiev, August 28, 2009, "Holographic Hydrodynamics"
- PASCOS 2009, DESY, Hamburg, July 7, 2009, "Causality of Holographic Hydrodynamics"
- Great Lakes Strings, MCTP, University of Michigan, April 5, 2009, "Holographic magnetohydrodynamics"
- Gauge fields, cosmology and mathematical string theory, Banff, Canada, February 2, 2009, "Application of string theory towards RHIC physics"
- AdS/CFT, Condensed Matter and QCD, McGill University, October 3, 2008, "Holographic LED displays"
- XIII MEXICAN SCHOOL OF PARTICLES AND FIELDS, San Carlos, Mexico, October 6, 2008, "Hydrodynamics of Non-conformal Gauge theories"
- XIII MEXICAN SCHOOL OF PARTICLES AND FIELDS, San Carlos, Mexico, October 6, 2008, "Conformal Hydroedynamics Beyond the Supergravity Approximation"
- MCTP, University of Michigan, September 19, 2008, "Aspects of nonconformal gauge theory plasma at finite temperature"
- String theory: from theory to experiment, Jerusalem, April 10,2008, "Black Universe epoch in String Cosmology"
- Galileo Galilei Institute for Theoretical Physics, Florence, April 29,2008, "Applied gauge/string correspondence:from sQGP to inflationary cosmology"
- CITA, Toronto, April 1,2008, "Black Universe epoch in String Cosmology"
- Nonequilibrium Phenomena in Cosmology and Particle Physics, Santa Barbara, February 28,2008, "On SUGRA description of boost-invariant conformal plasma at strong coupling"
- MCTP, University of Michigan, February 8, 2008, "On SUGRA description of boost-invariant conformal plasma at strong coupling"
- KITP, Santa Barbara, February 19, 2008, "Nonequilibrium AdS/CFT"
- Caltech, February 15, 2008, "On SUGRA description of boost-invariant conformal plasma at strong coupling"
- Ten Years of AdS/CFT, Argentina, December 20, 2007, "On SUGRA description of boost-invariant conformal plasma at strong coupling"
- 5rd International Symposium on Quantum Theory and Symmetries, University of Valladolid, Spain, July 26, 2007, "Strongly coupled nuclear plasma and string theory"
- Department of Physics, University of Texas-Austin, April 17, 2007, "Non-conformal gauge theory plasma from gauge/string correspondence"
- Physics and Astronomy Department, University of Western Ontario, January 18, 2007, "Strongly coupled nuclear plasma and string theory"
- Trento workshop on Hadrons and Strings, Trento, ECT*, Italy, July 20, 2006, "Non-conformal gauge theory plasma from gauge/string correspondence"
- Benasque Center for Science, Spain, July 12, 2006, "Non-conformal gauge theory plasma in string theory"
- Physics Department, University of Cincinnati, April 17, 2006, "Hydrodynamics and gauge theory/string theory correspondence"
- Tel-Aviv University, Tel-Aviv, Israel, November 24, 2005, "Runaway potentials in gauge/string correspondence"
- Join Jerusalem/Tel-Aviv/Weizmann seminar,Neve Shalom, Israel, November 22, 2005, "Hydrodynamics and gauge theory/string theory correspondence"
- Ben Gurion University, Beer Sheva, Israel, November 21, 2005, "Runaway potentials in gauge/string correspondence"
- CAP-2005 Congress, Vancouver, Canada, June 5-8, 2005, "Transport Properties of Strongly Coupled Gauge Theory Plasma"
- COSMO-04, International Workshop on Particle Physics and the Early Universe, Toronto, Canada, Sept.17-21, 2004, "Suppression of large scale power of density perturbations in small-field inflationary models"
- COSMO-04, International Workshop on Particle Physics and the Early Universe, Toronto, Canada , Sept.17-21, 2004, "Braneworld inflation"
- Trento workshop on Hadrons and Strings, European Centre for Theoretical Studies in Nuclear Physics and Related Areas, July 12th - 17th, 2004, "Universality of the shear viscosity in strongly coupled gauge theory plasma"
- University of Kentucky, June 4, 2004, "Gauge theory hydrodynamics from supergravity"
- Stanford University, May 10, 2004, "Braneworld inflation"
- Caltech, May 7, 2004, "Braneworld inflation"
- Ohio State University, November 14, 2003, "On cosmological constant of string theory flux compactifications"
- Time and String Theory Workshop, Aspen Center for Physics, August 18 - September 5, 2003, "On cosmological constant of string theory flux compactifications"
- 3rd International Symposium on Quantum Theory and Symmetries, University of Cincinnati, September 10-14, 2003, "On cosmological constant of F-theory compactifications"
- University of Toronto, September 22, 2003, "Cosmological constant in string theory flux compactifications"
- String Group Meeting, Perimeter Institute, December 14, 2018, "Klebanov-Strassler black hole"
- Perimeter Institute, Waterloo, May 19, 2017, "Unstable horizons and cosmic censorship violation in holography"
- Directors xLunch, Perimeter Institute, February 19, 2013, "Quantum quenches"
- PIRSA:12060019, Quantum Quenches, 2012-06-04, Exploring AdS/CFT Dualities in Dynamical Settings
- Perimeter Institute for Theoretical Physics, October 6, 2011, "Bounds on transport coefficients from holography"
- PIRSA:06100048, Non-conformal Gauge Theory Plasma in String Theory, 2006-10-15, String Theory and Gauge Theory: Past Present and Future Workshop
- String Theory and Gauge Theory, Present and Future, Perimeter Institute workshop, October 15, 2006, "Non-conformal gauge theory plasma from gauge/string correspondence"
- Perimeter Institute for Theoretical Physics, June 9, 2004, "Gauge theory hydrodynamics from supergravity"
- Perimeter Institute for Theoretical Physics, October 28, 2003, "Inflation in String Theory"