Theoretical physics seminars 2011

Date   Speaker Host Title (click title to see slides)
January 6 No seminar

  Happy New Year !
January 13 Ethan Neil

(local) Approaching the Conformal Window on the Lattice
January 20 Daniel Stolarski

U Maryland
  The Bestest Little Higgs
January 27 Stefania Gori

U Chicago
Wolfgang FCNCs in two Higgs doublet models
February 3 Wolfgang Altmannshofer

(local) Low energy probes of CP violation in the MSSM
February 10 Johannes Heinonen

U Chicago
  5D UED: Flat and Flavorless
February 17 No seminar

February 24 Gil Paz

U Chicago
Gerben The charge radius of the proton: a 5σ discrepancy?
March 3 Radja Boughezal


Bounding New Physics using the Tevatron Higgs Exclusion Limit

March 10 Andreas Kronfeld

(local) Report on the
Hadronic Light-by-Light Contribution to Muon g−2

(INT workshop)
March 17 Jiji Fan

Adam Heavy squark at the LHC
March 24 Maxim Pospelov

Roni/Paddy Cleaning the SM backyard  – new physics below 1 GeV?
March 31 Johan Alwall

(local) MadGraph 5 – the All-new Matrix Element Generator for Everything
April 7 Joel Giedt

Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute
Ethan Dark matter, the CMSSM and lattice QCD
April 14 Brock Tweedie

Boston University
Adam Discriminating Top-Antitop Resonances using Azimuthal Decay Correlations
April 21 Josh Erlich

College of William and Mary
Paddy Phases of holographic QCD
April 28 Chiu Man Ho

Joachim Non-Static Extra Dimensions
May 5 Will Shepherd

UC Irvine
Joachim Collider and Indirect Constraints on Dark Matter
May 12 Zackaria Chacko

U Maryland
Roni A Model-Independent approach to WIMP Dark Matter
May 19 Gavin Salam


Giant K-factors

May 26 Kathryn Zurek

University of Michigan
Paddy A theory for maximal flavor violation
June 2 Rakhi Mahbubani

Paddy Counting Dark Matter at the LHC
June 9 Jean-Marie Frere

Boris Why neutrinos are different
June 16
David Wilson

Ciaran Non-perturbative solutions of the Gluon and Ghost propagators in Landau Gauge QCD
June 23 Christopher Vermilion

U Washington
Walter The GenEvA Event Generator: Coming Soon to a Collider Near You
June 30 Kemal Ozeren


Driving Missing Data at the LHC

July 7 Pedro Machado

U Sao Paulo / CEA Saclay
Joachim Probing Large Extra Dimensions with Neutrino Oscillations
July 14 Jan Winter

Joachim Developments in ME+PS merging
July 21 Satyajit Seth

Saha Institute of Nuclear Physics
Keith Signature of Large Extra Dimensions to NLO in QCD at the LHC
July 28 Uli Nierste

University of Karlsruhe
Andreas B Mixing and Supersymmetry
August 4 Gordan Krnjaic

Johns Hopkins & Fermilab
(local) The CDF Dijet Excess and Weak Triplet, Color Octet Scalars
August 11 Elizabeth Simmons

Michigan State U
Chris Hill The Phenomenology of the Top Triangle Moose Model
August 18 Yuhsin Tsai

Cornell & Fermilab
(local) Penguin diagrams in Randall-Sundrum models
August 25 Chris Bouchard

UIUC & Fermilab
(local) The Brown Muck of B Mixing: Beyond the SM
September 1 No seminar

  SUSY 2011
September 8 Alejandro de la Puente

Notre Dame & Fermilab
(local) Signals of CP Violation beyond the MSSM in Higgs Physics
September 15 Jamie Gainer

Argonne & Northwestern
Paddy The Matrix Element Method for Higgs Discovery and Spin Determination
September 22 Harald Fritzsch

U Munich
Bill Composite Gauge Bosons and the LHC
September 29 Alexander Friedland

Los Alamos

The physics of neutrino flavor oscillations in supernovae

October 6 Nathaniel Craig

IAS / Rutgers
Roni (De)constructing a Natural Supersymmetric Standard Model
October 13 Markus Luty

UC, Davis
Ethan Superconformal Technicolor and Partial Higgs Compositeness
October 20
Nicholas Dunn

Keith Improving Collider Searches with Effective Field Theory
October 27 Iain Stewart


Theory Predictions and Uncertainties for Higgs Searches Using Jet Bins

November 3
Joachim Brod

U Cincinnati
Wolfgang Standard Model Prediction of epsilon_K at NNLO
November 10 Dru Renner

Andreas A New Approach to Hadronic Vacuum Polarization for
Muon g–2 and αEM
November 11
11am, 3NE
Francesco Sannino

Southern Denmark University
Chris H. Composite Higgs, Dark Matter and Inflation
November 17 David Krohn

Adam Path-Integral Jets
November 24 No seminar

  Happy Thanksgiving !
December 1 No seminar   DOE Intensity Frontier Workshop
December 8 Lian-Tao Wang

U Chicago
  CANCELLED, postponed to 2012
December 15 Patrick Huber

Virginia Tech
Joachim Predictions of Reactor Antineutrino Fluxes
December 22 No seminar
  Happy Holidays !