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High Energy Physics Seminars 2023-2024

All seminars are at 4pm in 469 unless specified.

Zoom link, inquire for password to attend via Zoom

In person talks are limited to those w/a valid Caltech ID.

The organizers of this seminar are Ryan Plestid and Yikun Wang

2023-2024

Date Name Affiliation Title
15-Sept @1pm
special date and time
Aman Singal Stony Brook Going beyond the Standard Model with linear response theory
2-Oct Ryan Janish Fermilab Light Shining Through a Thin Wall: Evanescent Hidden Photon Detection
9-Oct Wouter Dekens INT, U. Washington Neutrinoless double beta decay in effective field theory
16-Oct Chiara Salemi KICP, Stanford/SLAC Qubit-based sensing for axion dark matter
19-Oct @noon
special date at time
Aurora Ireland U. Chicago Supermassive primordial black holes from inflation
23-Oct Michael Mackenzie Northwestern U. The search for µ− → e+ conversion at µ− → e− conversion experiments
24-Oct
special date
Brooke Russell LBL The 2x2 Demonstrator - A demonstrator for the DUNE ND-LAr Near Detector based on the ArgonCube Design
30-Oct Kevin Zhou Stanford U. Electromagnetism and Gravity with Continuous Spin
6-Nov Prineha Narang UCLA Axion electrodynamics through the lens of condensed matter
9-Nov @noon
special date at time
Mehrdad Phoroutan-Mehr UC, Riverside Constraints on WIMP Dark Matter Models with Astrophysical Observations
13-Nov Kelly Stifter SLAC Leveraging quantum sensors to shine new light on searches for low-mass dark matter
20-Nov Amalia Madden Perimeter Institute The Piezoaxionic Effect: dark matter detection and new forces
27-Nov Jure Zupan U. Cincinnati Prospecting for new physics using muons
30-Nov
special date
Stephen Hsu Michigan State Quantum Hair and Black Hole Information
Dec 4 Kevin McFarland U. Rochester Neutrino Scattering for Neutrino Oscillations
Dec 5
special date
Alexander Kish Fermilab State-of-the art R&D on optical photon detection at Fermilab
Winter Break
8-Jan Inbar Savoray UC Berkeley Learning New Physics from Data – a Symmetrized Approach
9-Jan
Special date/time (noon)
Richard Ruiz IFJ PAN Life at a Multi-TeV Muon Collider
9-Jan
special date
Julia Gonski SLAC Machine Learning and Microelectronics for 'New' New Physics Searches at the Energy Frontier
10-Jan
special date
Abhisek Datta UCLA Measurements of Higgs Boson Properties with the CMS Experiment at the Large Hadron Collider
15-Jan No seminar Martin Luther King Jr. day
16-Jan
special date/time (2pm)
Michael Ramsey-Musolf TD Lee Institute/Shanghai Jiao Tong U
UMass Amherst
Caltec
Probing the Electroweak Phase Transition: Collider-Gravitational Wave Complementarity
16-Jan
special date
Ken Van Tilburg NYU Extended-Path Intensity Correlation (EPIC)
17-Jan
special date
Jennet Dickinson Fermilab Boosted Higgs production and smart trackers of the future
22-Jan Elena Pinetti Fermilab & KICP Probing dark matter with cosmic voids
29-Jan Seminar Cancelled ---
5-Feb - POSTPONED (see below) --- ---
12-Feb Nashwan Sabti Johns Hopkins Cosmology and the high-redshift Universe
13-Feb
*changed from 06-Feb*
Chiara Salemi SLAC Seeing the invisible: the search for low-mass axion dark matter with DMRadio
19-Feb No seminar President's Day holiday
20-Feb
*changed from 05-Feb*
Benjamin Lillard U. Oregon Molecules For Dark Matter Detection
26-Feb Akshay Ghalsasi U. Pittsburgh Gravitational Waves from NNaturalness
4-Mar Anirudh Prabhu Princeton Axions in High-Energy Astrophysical Plasmas
12-Mar Tiziano Campores Boston University Neutrino Physics at the LHC : the SND@LHC experiment
Spring Recess
1-Apr Biplab Dey Eötvös U. Journeys beyond the Standard Model in the flavor and dark sectors at LHCb and CODEX-b
2-Apr (Updated -Special Date) Matteo Cremonesi Carnegie Mellon Using Machine Learning to Deal with the Data from the CMS High-Granularity Calorimeter
8-Apr Cristina Mantilla Suarez Fermilab The accelerator-driven hunt for hidden sector dark matter in the US
15-Apr Sam Homiller Harvard Flavorful New Physics and Wrinkles in the Froggatt-Nielsen Mechanism
22-Apr Huangyu Xiao Fermilab & KICP Detecting Dark Matter Substructures on Small Scales with Fast Radio Bursts
29-Apr Yohei Ema U. Minnesota & FTPI Indirect probes of muon EDM and spin force
6-May Gonzalo Alonso-Alvarez U. Toronto
7-May
special date
Sebastian Ellis Geneva U.
13-May Zhiquan Sun MIT
20-May Masha Baryakhtar U. Washington TBA
27-May No seminar Memorial Day holiday
28-May Andrea Thamm U. Mass. Amherst TBA