Colin Morningstar
Associate Professor
Ph.D., University of Toronto
Email:
colin_morningstar@cmu.edu
Phone: 14122682728
FAX: 14126810648



Research
My research interests primarily concern nonperturbative phenomena in quantum field
theories, with particular emphasis on the study of hadron formation and confinement in
quantum chromodynamics using computer simulations of quarks and gluons.
Selected talks
 Progress in Excited Hadron States in Lattice QCD
Colloquium at Florida Int. University, Miami, November 20, 2009.
 Exploring Excited Hadrons
Plenary talk at the 26th International Symposium on Lattice Field
Theory (Lattice 2008), Williamsburg, Virginia, 1420 Jul 2008.

The Monte Carlo Method in Quantum Field Theory
Lectures given at the Hampton University Graduate Studies at JLab, June 1216, 2006

The Monte Carlo method in Quantum Mechanics
CMU Physics Undergraduate Colloquium, April 20, 2004

Bayesian curve fitting for lattice gauge theorists (talk)
(write up)
Workshop on Lattice Hadron Physics, Cairns, Australia, July 13, 2001

Gluonic excitations from the lattice: A brief survey
Hadron 2001, Protvino, Russia, August 28, 2001

Quarks, Gluons, and Computers:
Towards an understanding of the Strong Force
CMU Physics Colloquium, September 10, 2001 (3Mb pdf file)

Study of Exotic Hadrons in Lattice QCD
Workshop on Advanced Computing in Nuclear
and Hadronic Physics, Santorini, Greece, October 2, 2001
Teaching
 Fall 2009  33770 Quantum Mechanics IV (Field Theory)
 Spring 2010  33771 Quantum Mechanics V (Field Theory)
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