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Dec 1 – 2, 2023
Physics Department, Kent State University
America/New_York timezone

Join us for a special symposium celebrating the illustrious career of Prof. Declan Keane, a long time STAR veteran and a distinguished scholar in the field of nuclear physics. As he transitions into a new chapter of his life at the age of 70, this symposium serves as a heartfelt tribute to his remarkable contributions to the realm of nuclear matter research. Colleagues, students, and postdocs from across the globe will gather to honor Prof. Keane's legacy.

Participants, by invitation only, will present the past and latest advancements in nuclear matter dynamics, delving into topics that have deeply resonated with Prof. Keane throughout his career. From his pioneering research to his mentorship that shaped the careers of many, this event highlights the enduring influence of Prof. Keane's work.

Come and be a part of this momentous occasion !

Physics Department, Kent State University
108 Smith Hall
108 Smith Hall, Kent State University, Kent, OH 44242
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Organizing Committee :

Veronica Dexheimer, George Fai, Frank Geurtz, Mike Lisa, Spyridon Margetis, Lijuan Ruan, Michael Strickland, Aihong Tang, Gang Wang, Gary Westfall, Richard Witt, Zhangbu Xu

Meeting venue :

Kent State University
Physics Department
108 Smith Hall (Planetarium)
Kent, OH 44240

Map to the venue

Parking :

You can park for free in the R5 lot just outside of the Physics Building (Smith Hall).  A parking map can be found here (zoomed version here).  Note that there is an overflow lot across Summit St.  In the unlikely event that the lots are full, you can come to the Physics Main Office (Smith Hall 103) to get a parking pass for the nearby visitor lot.

ZOOM connection :


Meeting ID: 918 7887 6553
Passcode: 077620

Accommodation :

Kent State University Hotel & Conference Center
215 S Depeyster St, Kent, OH 44240


(330) 346-0100

A group rate of $129/night offered under Group Name: “KSU Keane Symposium”, with discount code "KEANE". Please contact the hotel directly to book your stay.

Registration fee :

There is no registration fee for this event thanks to the financial support of Kent State University's Center for Nuclear Research.

Group photo at the closing of the event