Theoretical physics seminars 2010

Date   Speaker Host Title (click title to see slides)
January 7 No seminar

  Happy New Year !
January 14 Brooks Thomas

U Arizona
  Paddy Semper FI? : Supercurrents, R-symmetries, and the status of Fayet-Iliopoulos Terms in Supergravity
January 21 Gerben Stavenga

  Vortices in the Jackiw-Pi Model on the Torus
January 28 Stephen Martin

Northern Illinois University
  Paddy Extra vector-like matter and the Higgs mass in supersymmetry
February 4 Gil Paz

University of Chicago
  Marcela Supersymmetric U(1)’ Models
February 11 Elvira Gamiz

  Phenomenology of neutral B-meson mixing and decays constants
February 18 Adam Martin

  Boosting BSM Higgs discovery with jet substructure
February 25 David Shih

  Paddy Recent Progress in (General) Gauge Mediation
March 4 Matthias Neubert

University of Mainz
  Marcela Effective Field-Theory Tools for the LHC
March 11 Nausheen Shah

  Gauge-Higgs Unification Phenomenology in Warped Extra Dimensions
March 18 Joachim Kopp

  Mossbauer Neutrinos
March 25 Enrico Lunghi

IU Bloomington
  Andreas High Precision Flavor Physics
April 1 Julius Kuti

UC San Diego
  Andreas Lattice Studies of the Nearly Conformal Composite Higgs Mechanism
April 8 Erich Poppitz

University of Toronto
  Bogdan Monopoles, bions, and other oddballs in confinement and conformality
April 15 Frank Petriello

UW, Madison
  Keith Differential distributions in soft-collinear effective theory
April 22 Zhenyu Han

  Yang Bai Spin Measurements in Events with Missing Energy at the LHC
April 29 Monika Blanke

Chris Quigg Testing the SUSY weak scale stabilization at the LHC
May 7 Harald Fritzsch

Universitaet Muenchen
Chris Quigg Flavor Mixing, Neutrino Mixing and Neutrino Masses
May 13 George Fleming

  Estia Three Years of Lattice Strong Dynamics: Have we learned anything yet?
May 20 David Reeb

University of Oregon
  Chris Hill Gauge coupling unification in non-supersymmetric GUTs through gravitational effects
May 27 Anibal Medina

UC Davis
  Marcela Warped Universal Extra Dimensions
June 3 No Seminar
  Users’ Meeting
June 8
Satya Nandi

Oklahoma State University
  Jan Fermion mass hierarchy and new physics at the TeV scale
June 10 Wouter Waalewijn

  Walter Factorization at the Tevatron and LHC: From PDFs to Initial State Jets
June 17 Arvind Rajaraman

UC Irvine
  Paddy Searching for the fourth generation at LEP, Tevatron and the LHC
June 24 Jure Zupan

University of Ljubljana
  Roni Implications of like-sign dimuon anomaly
July 1 Tania Robens

University of Glasgow

Alternative dipole subtraction scheme using Nagy–Soper dipoles

July 8 Sanjib Kumar Agarwalla

Virginia Tech
  Stephen A new approach to anti-neutrino running in long baseline neutrino oscillation experiments
July 15 Sourav K. Mandal

  Paddy Quarks and Leptons as Nambu-Goldstone Fermions
July 22 Jan Winter

  Keith New algorithms to compute virtual and tree-level amplitudes
July 29 Jessie Shelton

  Adam Excavating a Buried Higgs
August 5 Ulrich Nierste

Universität Karlsruhe
  Marcela B_s mixing: gate to new physics?
August 12 Mikhail Stephanov

  Paddy Conformality Lost
August 19 Jay Wacker

  Bogdan It’s On! Using ATLAS’ First Results on Jets and Missing Energy Searches
August 26 Hsin-Chia Cheng

UC Davis
  Bogdan Invisible particle mass determinations at hadron colliders
September 2 Simon Badger

Desy Zeuthen
  Keith Analytic techniques for massive one-loop amplitudes
September 9 Matthew Buckley

  Jan A New Way to Measure Spin at Hadron Colliders
September 16 Pyungwon Ko

  Chris Hill CDM and EWSB from strongly interacting hidden sector
September 23 Ze’ev Surujon

UC San Diego
  Roni Spontaneous CP Violation from Continuous Symmetry Breaking
September 30 Basudeb Dasgupta

Ohio State University
Two easy pieces: Self-interacting neutrinos and the MSW resonance for photons
October 7 Brian Batell

Perimeter Institute
New Stabilization Symmetries for Dark Matter
October 12
Andreas Karch

University of Washington
A particle physicist’s perspective on topological insulators
October 21 Antonio Delgado

Notre Dame
  Adam The S-MSSM: the singlet saves the day
October 28
One West
Ciaran Williams

  (local) Hadronic production of a Higgs boson with two jets at NLO
November 4
One West
Clifford Cheung

UC Berkeley
  Bogdan Signs of a Hidden Sector from Supersymmetry(s)
November 10
Nima Arkani-Hamed

  Space-Time, Quantum Mechanics and Scattering Amplitudes
November 11 Takemichi Okui

  Roni Viable Gravity Mediation
November 18 Surjeet Rajendran

  Roni Luminous Dark Matter
November 25 No seminar

  Happy Thanksgiving !
December 2 Pierre Artoisenet

Ohio State
  John Automation of the matrix element reweighting method
December 9 Leandro Almeida


Jet hunting with templates

December 16 Ayan Paul

Notre Dame
  LHT and c: Gambling in Standard Model’s Backyard
December 23 No seminar
  Happy Holidays !