Vol.33, January 1st, 1970

• Upcoming Events
• Event Report
• Travel Note
• Person of the Week

# Self-introduction

## From the Office

The office of iTHES assistant, Ms.Chikako Oota is situated at the first floor of the main research building, room # 159. The extension number is 3185. She will be at the office from 10 a.m. to 16 p.m. except on Wednesday.

## Travel Note

On May 18-24, 2014, one of the biggest conferences in nuclear physics, $B!H(BQuark Matter 2014$B!I(B, was held in Darmstadt, Germany. Almost 900 people from all over the world including 42 participants from Japan got together. They discuss the latest experimental and theoretical researches on a novel matter of elementary particles called the $B!H(BQuark-Gluon Plasma$B!I(B which is supposed to exist in early Universe and also in neutron stars. This field is now an interdisciplinary area through which particle physics, nuclear physics, astrophysics and atomic physics are all connected. Good foods/drinks such as white asparagus, schnitzel and beer helped the participants to continue lively discussions after the talks. Tetsuo Hatsuda will host the next meeting $B!H(BQuark Matter 2015$B!I(B as a co-chair on Sep.27-Oct.3, 2015 at Kobe, Japan.

## Person of the Week

Chikako Oota
Self-introduction

I am Chikako Oota, a secretary of iTHES Group. It has been a year since iTHES started, I have had a valuable experience to meet many researchers and secretaries in various field. I am so glad to work with them. My office is 2F #246 in main research building, where is Hashimoto group, please stop by and see me anytime.