Caltech High Energy Physics Monday Seminars 2017 - 2018

                                          All seminars are held at 4:00 p.m in 469 Lauritsen unless otherwise noted.



October 2, 2017  

                   Nirmal Raj, Notre Dame University, Dark Fires in the Sky: Model-Independent Dark Matter Detection via Kinetic Heating of Neutron Stars

October 9, 2017

                 Lina Necib, Caltech, Empirical determination of Dark Matter velocity distribution
October 16, 2017

                  Alexander Ridgway, Caltech, Non-Gaussian Enhancements of Galactic Halo Correlators due to Isocurvaton Mediated Inflaton Interactions
October 23, 2017

                  Carter Hall, University of Maryland, Dark Matter and the LZ Experiment

October 26, 2017 @1:15pm, special date/time
                 
Siddharth Mishra-Sharma, Princeton, Searching for dark matter annihilation in nearby galaxy groups                 

October 30, 2017

                  Javier Duarte, Fermilab, Unlocking the potential of CMS data: boosted Higgs, low-mass dijet resonances, and data scouting
November 6, 2016

                  Artur Apresyan, CERN, Developments and Prospects in Precision Timing Detectors

November 13, 2017

                   Konrad Lehnert, JILA, Accelerating axion dark matter searches with quantum information technology
November 20, 2017

                   Christopher Rogan, University of Kansas, Peaks, Valleys, Deserts: Searching for the invisible at the LHC

November 27, 2017

                    Peter Graham, Stanford University, Fine-tuning, Vorticity, and Singularities

Winter Recess

January 8, 2018  

                   Peter Onyisi, UT Austin, Evidence for ttH production at ATLAS

January 15, 2018

                Martin Luther King Jr. Day (Institute holiday)

January 17, 2018   - special date

                   Peter Geltenbort, Institut Laue-Langevin, Fundamental Neutron Physics at the ILL

January 22, 2018

                  No seminar
January 29, 2018

                    Ben Grinstein, UCSD, Lepton Universality Violation in B-Meson Decays and Inclusive vs Exclusive |Vcb|

February 5, 2018

                   Min Chen, MIT, Meta Material, First Direct Observation of Reverse Cherenkov Radiation, and Test of Babinet Principle
February 12, 2018

                   Gordan Krnjaic, Fermilab, Leptophilic forces now and then: reconciling (g-2)_\mu and H_0 with gauged L_\mu - L_\tau

February 19, 2018

                   President's Day (Institute holiday)
February 26, 2018

                   Cristiano Galbiati,  Princeton, A Unified Program of Argon Dark Matter Searches: DarkSide-20k and Beyond
February 27, 2018   - special date

                   Leah Broussard, Oak Ridge Lab, Tests of Fundamental Symmetries with Neutrons

March 5, 2018

                   Alejandro Jenkins, University of Costa Rica, Interaction of a quantum field with a rotating heat bath
March 6, 2018   - special date

                   Martin Fertl, University of Washington, Peeking beyond the Standard Model: Muon g-2, Neutrino Mass Scale, and Free Neutron Decay

March 13, 2018  @ 2pm - special date & time

                   Tammy Walton, Fermilab, Measuring the Muon Beam Distribution for the Muon g-2 Experiment at Fermilab

March 19, 2018 

                  Jonathan Oullet, MIT, Searches for New Physics at the Edge of Absolute Zero
March 21, 2018   - special date

                   Marcin Kuzniak, Carleton, DEAP-3600 dark matter search and a bright future for liquid argon detectors

March 27, 2018   - special date & location  - 114 E. Bridge

                   Masayuki Wada, Princeton, Searching High and Low for WIMP Dark Matter
 

April 2, 2018
                  Masha Baryakhtar, Perimeter Institute, Searching for Ultralight Particles with Black Holes and Gravitational Waves
April 9, 2018

                    Caterina Vernieri, Fermilab, Search for a Higgs boson produced via gluon fusion and decaying to bb̄
April 11, 2018 @12:30pm - special date & time
                    
Isobel Ojalvo, Princeton, Observation of the Higgs Boson in its Decay to Tau Leptons at CMS

April 16, 2018

                   Harrison Prosper, Florida State University, Deep Learning and the Bayesian Connection
April 23, 2018                
                    Laura Baudis,  University of Zurich, Searching for dark matter with the XENON1T experiment

April 30, 2018

                   Rebecca Leane, MIT Center for Theoretical Physics, GeV-Mass Thermal WIMPs: Not Even Slightly Dead
May 7, 2018

                   Cora Dvorkin, Harvard, New Frontiers in Cosmology
May 8, 2018 - special date
                  
Michalis Bachtis, UCLA, Search for heavy new resonances decaying to heavy electroweak bosons and upgrade of the
                                                                Barrel Muon Trigger of the CMS detector at the LHC

May 14, 2018

                   no seminar
May 21, 2018
                  Shirley Li,
SLAC, DUNE as the Next-Generation Solar Neutrino Experiment
May 22, 2018 - special date

                   Gabriel Orebi Gan,
Berkeley, Here be Dragons: SNO+ and the path to THEIA
May 28, 2018
                 
Memorial Day (Institute holiday)








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