Caltech High Energy Physics Monday Seminars 2019 - 2020

                                          ** Effective Monday, March 30, 2020 seminars will be held remotely.**

                                                  Scroll down for Summer 2020 HEP seminars

October 7, 2019     Michele Papucci, LBNL & Caltech, Searching for Long Lived Particles at the LHC with Codex-b
October 14, 2019   Soubhik Kumar, University of Maryland, Primordial Non-Gaussianity as a probe of (ultra high-energy) gauge 
                                                                                         theories -
see abstract here

October 21, 2019    Volodymyr Takhistov, UCLA, Connecting early Universe with Observations:
                                                                                          from Primordial Black Holes to Sterile Neutrinos
- see abstract here

October 28, 2019    Raphael Flauger, UC San Diego, On the robustness of inflation to inhomogeneities

November 4, 2019   Matthew Baumgart, Arizona State University, Breakdown of the naive parton model in Super-Weak-Scale Collisions, see abstract here

November 12, 2019  David Kaplan, University of Washington, Topological insulators and the Fractional Quantum Hall Effect in relativistic quantum field theory
Note special date
                                                                            See abstract here

November 18, 2019  Clara Murgui, IFIC, Universitat de Valencia & Case Western Reserve University, The QCD axion and Unification, see abstract here

November 25, 2019   Ken Van Tilburg, KITP, UCSB, The Large-Misalignment Mechanism for Compact Axion Structures, see abstract here

December 2, 2019   No seminar

Special Seminar       

December 3, 2019   Gopolang Mohlabeng, Brookhaven National Laboratory, Inelastic dark matter revives the dark photon explanation of the muon g-2 anomaly, see abstract here

December 9, 2019    Dan Carney, University of Maryland and FNAL,  An optomechanical architecture for dark matter detection, see abstract here

Special Seminar
December 10, 2019
, Y
i Wang, Hong Kong University of Science and Technology, Inflation as a Cosmological Collider, see abstract here

December 16, 2019, Lisa Randall,  Harvard, The Boundaries of KKLT

Winter Recess

January 6, 2020    Marilena Loverde, SUNY Stony Brook, Separate Universe Techniques for Nonlinear Gravitational Evolution, see abstract here

January 13, 2020  Martin Savage, University of Washington, Thinking about Simulations of Quantum Field Theories using Digital Quantum Computers
January 20, 2020  Martin Luther King, Jr. Day holiday

January 27, 2020  Rachel Rosen, Columbia University, On the Exotic Particles of de Sitter Spacetime

February 3, 2020  S. James Gates, Brown University, SUSY Rilles: A Speculation on Superstring Signatures in the Cosmic Microwave Background, see abstract here

February 10, 2020 Dmitry Pushin, University of Waterloo, Structured neutron waves, see abstract here

February 17, 2020  President's Day holiday

February 24, 2020  Zhong-Zhi Xianyu, Harvard, Recent progress in cosmological collider physics

March 2, 2020      Seyda Ipek, UC Irvine, QCD and Baryogenesis, see abstract here

March 9, 2020      CANCELLED Benjamin Nachman, Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory, Deep Learning, Quantum Information, and the LHC as a Gluon Factory, see abstract here 

Spring Recess

March 30, 2020  Zoom talk
                           Carlos Blanco
, University of Chicago, New Constraints on Dark Matter from Organic Targets: What Organic Chemistry Can do for Direct Detection,
see abstract here

April 6, 2020    Zoom talk
                          Philip Harris, MIT, Teaching an Old LHC new Higgs, see abstract here

April 13, 2020  CANCELLED Julian Munoz, Harvard, Learning Cosmology from the First Starts

April 20, 2020   CANCELLED Cristina Mondino, NYU, TBD

April 27, 2020  Zoom talk @ 10AM
Philipp Schmidt-Wellenburg
, PSI, New limit of the neutron electric dipole moment, see info here

May 4, 2020     Zoom talk
                          Da Liu, UC Davis, Composite Higgs Models at the LHC and beyond, see abstract and info here

May 25, 2020  Memorial Day holiday

May 18, 2019   CANCELLED Xiaochuan Lu, University of Oregon, TBD

May 25, 2020  Memorial Day holiday

June 8, 2020   
Zoom talk
                         Jennifer Ngadiuba, CERN, Empowering particle physics experiments with AI, see abstract and Zoom info here

Special Summer 2020 HEP seminars

Note: summer series talks are at 10am unless otherwise noted.

June 22, 2020@10am - Michael Geller, Tel Aviv University, Crunching Away the Cosmological Constant Problem  see abstract and Zoom info here

June 29, 2020 @10am - Sanmay Ganguly, Weizmann Institute Of Science, Towards a Computer Vision Particle Flow, see abstract and Zoom info here

July 6, 2020    @10am - Claudia de Rham, Imperial College, The Speed Gravity on a Curved Spacetime, see abstract and Zoom info here

July 13, 2020  @10am - Nan Lu, Caltech, New possibilities in Higgs measurements from detector upgrades at the HL-LHC, see abstract and Zoom info here

July 20, 2020  @10am  - Angelo Esposito, Ecole Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne, Phenomenological Applications of the EFTs for Condensed Matter
see abstract and Zoom info here

July 27, 2020   @1pm  - Andrei Nomerotski, Brookhaven National Laboratory, TBD

Aug 3, 2020     @10am - Guilherme Pimentel, University of Amsterdam, TBD

Aug 10, 2020   TBD

Aug 17, 2020  @10am - Valerie Domcke, DESY Hamburg, TBD

Aug 24, 2020   @10am - Si Xie, Caltech, TBD

Aug 31, 2020   TBD

Sept  7, 2020    TBD

Sept 14, 2020   @10am - Daniele Teresi, Universitŕ di Pisa, TBD

Sept 21, 2020   TBD

Sept 28, 2020   TBD

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