# 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 | |
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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 |
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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 |