Caltech High Energy Physics Monday Seminars 2011 - 2012

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

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October 3, 2011 - 269 Lauritsen - note location change

             Emanuele Di Marco, Caltech, Higgs searches with diboson decays with CMS experiment
October 10, 2011 @ 2pm  in 103 Downs- note special time
             Greg Landsberg, Brown, Searches for Extra Dimensions and Black Holes at CMS

October 17, 2011

            Peter Redl, Univ of Maryland, Results from high energy neutrino searches from Gamma-ray Bursts with the IceCube neutrino observatory

October 24, 2011
            Jean-Francois Fortin, UCSD, Scale without Conformal Invariance

October 31, 2011

             Cliff Burgess, Perimeter Institute, Extra Dimensions, the Cosmological Constant Problem and the LHC
November 7, 2011
              Doug Glenzinski, FNAL, A Discussion of CDF's Recent B_s-->mu+mu-Result
November 14, 2011 - 103 Downs

             Nicholas Dunn, UC Berkeley, Improving Collider Searches with Effective Field Theory

November 21, 2011

             Norimi Yokozaki, University of Tokyo, A Solution to the mu/Bmu Problem in Gauge Mediation with Hidden Gauge Symmetry
November 22, 2011 - note special date
             Arthur Franke, Columbia University, First Results from Double Chooz

November 28, 2011
  William Molzon, UCI, The MEG experiment

December 5, 2011
Diana Lopez Nacir, University of Buenos Aires, Dissipative effects in the Effective Field Theory of Inflation
December 12, 2011
Nathan Seiberg,  Princeton, TBD
December 13, 2011 - @1pm note special date and time
              Harvey Newman, Caltech, LHC results of Higgs boson searches using 2010 and 2011 data

Winter Recess

January 9, 2012

             Csaba Csaki, Cornell, MFV SUSY: A Natural Alternative to R-parity

January 16, 2012
             Martin Luther King, Jr. holiday
January 23, 2012
Jennifer Siegal-Gaskins, Caltech, Constraints on dark matter models from a Fermi-LAT search for cosmic-ray electrons from the Sun

January 24, 2012 - note special date
              Gerry Garvey, Los Alamos, Neutrino Physics from MiniBooNE
January 30, 2012
             Joe Haley, Northeastern University, Evidence for Dibosons with Decays to Heavy Quarks: A Validation of Low Mass Higgs Searches at D0

February 6, 2012
             no seminar

February 13, 2012
             Ira Rothstein, Carnegie Mellon University, Rapidity Singularities in Quantum Field Theory        
February 20, 2012
             President's Day Holiday
February 27, 2012
              Jean-Côme Lanfranchi, TU Munich, Results from CRESST-II

March 5, 2012
              Jared Kaplan, Stanford, The Holographic S-Matrix
March 8, 2012 @ 2PM - note special date and time
              Dan Dwyer, Caltech,  Results from the Daya Bay Reactor Neutrino Experiment

March 12, 2012
              Ning Zhou, UCI, Search for same-sign top-quark production and fourth-generation down-type quarks

Spring Recess

April 2, 2012
             Daniel Whiteson, UCI, Latest ATLAS Results
April 9, 2012
             Harald Fritzsch, Ludwig-Maximillians University, Composite Weak Bosons and the LHC
April 16, 2012
             Matilde Marcolli, Caltech, Noncommutative geometry models for cosmology
April 23, 2012
Matt Pyle, UC Berkeley, Creating Large Mass Athermal Phonon Detectors with 1-10eV Trigger Thresholds for Coherent nu½-N scattering
                                                        and Exotic Dark Matter Applications

April 30, 2012
             Yue Zhang, ICTP, Trieste, Warm Dark Matter and Low Scale Left-Right Symmetry?
May 7, 2012
             Bolek Wyslouch, MIT, Heavy Ions at the LHC
May 11, 2012  Note special date
             Christopher Rogan, Caltech, New Physics Searches at the LHC with Razor Variables
May 14, 2012

             Glenn Starkman, Case Western Reserve University, How the CMB challenges cosmology's standard model

May 15, 2012 - Note special date
              Si Xie, MIT, Search for Higgs boson decaying to WW and ZZ at CMS

May  21, 2012

             Aneesh Manohar, UCSD, Double Parton Scattering
May 28, 2012
            Memorial Day Holiday

June 11, 2012 @11am - Note special time
              Yi Chen, Caltech, 3rd generation leptoquark searches at the LHC

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