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CORNELL LABORATORY FOR ACCELERATOR-BASED SCIENCES AND EDUCATION — CLASSE

Particle Theory Seminars

Seminars are normally held in the Physical Sciences Building room 401 on Wednesdays at 2 pm and on Fridays at 1:00 pm (pizza at 12:30pm).

Click here for information to help speakers planning their trip to Ithaca. For more information please contact Sungwoo Hong (sh768@cornell.edu), Edgar Shaghoulian (es947@cornell.edu), or Katerina Malysheva (evm23@cornell.edu).

Spring 2018

Date Speaker Institution Title
Wed May 30 Raghu Mahajan Princeton University The conformal bootstrap at finite temperature
Wed Jan 17    
Fri Jan 19    
Wed Jan 24 Daniel Aloni Weizmann Institute What can we do with Belle two? Poster
Fri Jan 26    
Wed Jan 31 Jiang-Hao Yu ITP-CAS Twin Symmetry Breaking in Twin Higgs Models Poster
Fri Feb 2 David McKeen University of Pittsburgh Joint Experimental and Theory Seminar in Particle Physics and Cosmology: Neutrino Portal Dark Matter Poster
Wed Feb 7 Eric Perlmutter Caltech Modern Explorations of Double-Trace Deformations Poster
Fri Feb 9 Tomer Volansky Tel Aviv University Joint Experimental and Theory Seminar in Particle Physics and Cosmology: New Directions in the Search for Dark Matter Poster
Wed Feb 14 Nadav Outmezguine Tel Aviv University Dissipative Dark Matter and the Growth of Black Holes Poster
Fri Feb 16    
Wed Feb 21 Gabriel Lee Cornell/Korea U Dark Quarkonium Formation in the Early Universe Poster
Fri Feb 23 Rahul Datta NASA Goddard Space Science Center Joint Experimental and Theory Seminar in Particle Physics and Cosmology: Measuring CMB Polarization with ACTPol and PIPER Poster
Mon Feb 26 Amy Lowitz U Chicago Joint Experimental and Theory Seminar in Particle Physics and Cosmology: Detector and Readout Architectures for mm-wave Cosmology with SPT3G and Beyond Poster
Wed Feb 28 Daliang Li Johns Hopkins Bulk reconstruction in AdS3 Poster
Fri Mar 2 Corrinne Mills UIC Joint Experimental and Theory Seminar in Particle Physics and Cosmology: Baryogenesis and BSM Higgs physics Poster
Wed Mar 7 Kimberly Boddy Johns Hopkins Cosmological Constraints on the Effective Theory of Dark Matter Interactions Poster
Fri Mar 9 Oren Slone Princeton Joint Experimental and Theory Seminar in Particle Physics and Cosmology: New Directions in the Search for Light Dark Matter Poster
Wed Mar 14 Dave Sutherland UC, Santa Barbara Anderson localisation in theory space Poster
Fri Mar 16      
Wed Mar 21 Diego Redigolo Tel Aviv University (Rel)-axions and SM hierarchies Poster
Fri Mar 23 Reserved   (prospective grad student visit weekend)
Tue Mar 27 4pm 301PSB Gustavo Turiaci Princeton University Quantum Gravity in Two Dimensional (nearly) AdS Poster
Wed Mar 28 Anson Hook University of Maryland Solving the Hierarchy Problem Discretely Poster
Fri Mar 30 Phillip Barbeau Duke University Joint Experimental and Theory Seminar in Particle Physics and Cosmology: The World’s Smallest Neutrino Detector Poster
Wed Apr 4 No seminar   (Spring break)  
Fri Apr 6 No seminar   (Spring break)  
Wed Apr 11 Aaron Held / Fleur Versteegen University of Heidelberg The status of asymptotic safety for gravity and the Standard Model Poster
Fri Apr 13 Matthias Neubert Mainz Joint Experimental and Theory Seminar in Particle Physics and Cosmology: Effective Field Theory after a New Physics Discovery Poster
Wed Apr 18 438 PSB Sergei Dubovsky New York University Complementarity from Identity
Fri Apr 20 Denver Whittington Syracuse Joint Experimental and Theory Seminar in Particle Physics and Cosmology: Investigating Neutrino Properties with the NOvA Experiment Poster
Wed Apr 25 Yuri Shirman UC, Irvine Pre-ADS superpotential from multi-monopoles Poster
Fri Apr 27    
Wed May 2 Gabriele Rigo Syracuse Neutron Star Mergers Chirp About Vacuum Energy Poster
Fri May 4 An˛e Slosar Brookhaven National Laboratory Joint Experimental and Theory Seminar in Particle Physics and Cosmology: 21-cm cosmology after 2021 Poster
Wed May 9      
Fri May 11 Gopolang Mohlabeng Brookhaven National Laboratory Joint Experimental and Theory Seminar in Particle Physics and Cosmology: Revisiting the Dark Photon Interpretation of the Muon g-2 anomaly Poster
Wed May 16    
Fri May 18 Patrick Draper University of Massachusetts Amherst Joint Experimental and Theory Seminar in Particle Physics and Cosmology: Strong CP at colliders and on the lattice Poster
Mon May 21 10am 120 PSB Salvator Lombardo Cornell University Thesis defense: Continuum Top Partners Poster
Mon May 21 3pm 301 PSB Michael Krohn University of Colorado Joint Experimental and Theory Seminar in Particle Physics and Cosmology: Boosted Higgs: Precision Measurements and New Physics Poster
Tue May 22 1pm 120 PSB Yu-Dai Tsai Cornell University Thesis defense: New Models, Terrestrial, and Multi-Messenger Probes of New Physics: Dark Matter Poster
Wed May 23 2pm 301 PSB Jose Monroy University of Nebraska-Lincoln Joint Experimental and Theory Seminar in Particle Physics and Cosmology: The inverted top-Higgs coupling and a bit on how the CMS pixel detector was built Poster
Tue May 29 3pm 301 PSB Menglei Sun Carnegie Mellon University Joint Experimental and Theory Seminar in Particle Physics and Cosmology:

Fall 2017

Date Speaker Institution Title
Fri Dec 15 Steve Choi Princeton Precision Cosmology with Advanced ACTPol Poster
Wed Aug 23 Simon Kast KIT Flavoured Dark Matter in Dark Minimal Flavour Violation Poster
Fri Aug 25 No seminar - Q Exams    
Wed Aug 30 Matthias Neubert Mainz LHC as an Axion Factory: Probing an Axion Explanation for (g-2)_\mu with Exotic Higgs Decays Poster
Fri Sep 1 Kyle Story Stanford Joint Experimental and Theory Seminar in Particle Physics and Cosmology: Searching for cosmic inflation: CMB Polarization B-mode Delensing with SPTpol and Herschel Poster
Tue Sep 5 Matthias Weissenbacher Tokyo U., IPMU & Munich, Max Planck Inst. A Tale of Higher Derivatives and the Kählerpotential Poster
Wed Sep 6 438 PSB Teng Ma ITP and Chinese Academy of Science, Bejing The Maximally Composite Higgs Model Poster
Fri Sep 8 120PSB Kaustubh Agashe Univ. of Maryland Joint Experimental and Theory Seminar in Particle Physics and Cosmology: Using Energy-Peaks to Measure (new and old) Particle Masses
Wed Sep 13 Reserved    
Fri Sep 15      
Wed Sep 20 Ben Lillard UC Irvine S-Confining Product Gauge Groups and Composite Axions Poster
Fri Sep 22 Livia Soffi Cornell Joint Experimental and Theory Seminar in Particle Physics and Cosmology: Unveiling New Physics with Photons at LHC CMS Experiment Poster
Mon Sep 25 2:15pm Nima Arkani-Hamed IAS Scattering Amplitudes in the Real World I
Tue Sep 26 2pm Nima Arkani-Hamed IAS Scattering Amplitudes in the Real World II
Wed Sep 27 2pm Nima Arkani-Hamed IAS Spacetime, Quantum Mechanics and Positive Geometry I
Thu Sep 28 2pm Nima Arkani-Hamed IAS Spacetime, Quantum Mechanics and Positive Geometry II
Fri Sep 29 Nima Arkani-Hamed IAS Joint Experimental and Theory Seminar in Particle Physics and Cosmology: UV/IR Correlations Solve Fine- Tuning Problems?
Wed Oct 4 Roni Harnik Fermilab Direct Detection with Neutrino Detectors and Self Destructing Dark Matter Poster
Fri Oct 6 Tao Han University of Pittsburgh Joint Experimental and Theory Seminar in Particle Physics and Cosmology: Physics Motivations for Future Colliders Poster
Wed Oct 11    
Fri Oct 13      
Wed Oct 18 Martin Jung TU Munich Bounds on New Physics from Electric Dipole Moments Poster
Fri Oct 20      
Wed Oct 25 Edgar Shaghoulian Cornell Gauge/Gravity Duality and the Eguchi-Kawai Mechanism Poster
Thu Oct 26 John Terning UC Davis Little Conformal Symmetry Poster
Fri Oct 27 Marcelle Soares-Santos Brandeis University Joint Experimental and Theory Seminar in Particle Physics and Cosmology: Observation of a Gravitational Wave Emitting Neutron Star Merger with the Dark Energy Camera Poster
Wed Nov 1 Joseph Bramante Perimeter Institute Finding Dark Matter With Neutron Star Mergers and Thermal Emission Poster
Fri Nov 3 David Curtin Univ. of Maryland Joint Experimental and Theory Seminar in Particle Physics and Cosmology: BSM Opportunities at ep Colliders Poster
Wed Nov 8 Siddharth Sharma Princeton Searching for Dark Matter Annihilation in Nearby Galaxy Groups Poster
Fri Nov 10 Jessie Shelton UIUC Joint Experimental and Theory Seminar in Particle Physics and Cosmology: Looking for the WIMP Next Door Poster
Tue Nov 14 PSB438 Antony Speranza U. Maryland Edge Modes and Entanglement in Diffeomorphism-invariant Theories Poster
Wed Nov 15 Andreas Trautner University of Bonn CP Violation From a Symmetry Principle Poster
Fri Nov 17 Lindsey Gray FNAL Joint Experimental and Theory Seminar in Particle Physics and Cosmology: Time for an Upgrade: Trackers with Precision Timing at the HL-LHC and Beyond Poster
Tue Nov 21 Ronak Soni TIFR Mumbai BRST vs. EPR: The Maxwell Story Poster
Wed Nov 22 No Seminar    
Fri Nov 24 No Seminar    
Tue Nov 28 10:15am PSB470 Hirosi Ooguri Caltech Symmetry of Quantum Gravity and Other Swampland Constraints Poster
Wed Nov 29 Raymond Co Univ. of Michigan QCD Axion Dark Matter with f_a as low as 10^8 GeV Poster
Fri Dec 1 Scott Aaronson UT Austin Firewalls, AdS/CFT, and Computational Complexity Poster

Archive of previous seminars are available.