University of Minnesota
School of Physics & Astronomy

Cosmology Lunchtime Seminar

Fall Semester

Monday, September 4th 2017
12:15 pm:
No Seminar, Labor Day
Monday, September 11th 2017
12:15 pm:
Speaker: Kelley Hess, Department of Astronomy, University of Cape Town
Subject: Galaxy groups and the assembly of large scale structure
Faculty Host: Liliya L.R. Williams
Monday, September 18th 2017
12:15 pm:
Monday, September 25th 2017
12:15 pm:
There will be no seminar this week.
Monday, October 2nd 2017
12:15 pm:
Speaker: Samir Banik, NISER, Bhubaneswar, India
Subject: LIPs analysis in SuperCDMS
Faculty Host: Priscilla Cushman
Monday, October 9th 2017
12:15 pm:
Speaker: Anthony Villano, UMN
Subject: The Sensitivity Frontier for Cryogenic Semiconductor Detectors
Faculty Host: Priscilla Cushman
Monday, October 16th 2017
12:15 pm:
Speaker: Tom Jones, UMN
Subject: Particle Acceleration in Galaxy Clusters
Monday, October 23rd 2017
12:15 pm:
Speaker: Colin Hill, Department of Physics, Columbia University
Subject: New Information in Ancient Photons: Novel Approaches to CMB Foregrounds and Secondary Anisotropies
Faculty Host: Shaul Hanany
Monday, October 30th 2017
12:15 pm:
Speaker: Andrew Matas, UMN
Subject: Testing General Relativity with Gravitational Wave Polarizations
Faculty Host: Vuk Mandic
Monday, November 6th 2017
12:15 pm:
Speaker: Vihang Mehta, UMN
Subject:  UV Luminosity Functions at the Cosmic High-Noon
Faculty Host: M. Claudia Scarlata
Monday, November 13th 2017
12:15 pm:
Speaker: Karl Young, UMN
Subject: Optical Design of PICO - The Probe of Inflation and Cosmic Origins
Faculty Host: Shaul Hanany
Monday, November 20th 2017
12:15 pm:
Speaker: Allison Noble, MIT, Kavli Institute
Subject: Dissecting z>1 Galaxy Clusters: Studying Star Formation from the Outskirts to the Core
Faculty Host: Lawrence Rudnick
Monday, November 27th 2017
12:15 pm:
Speaker: Nader Mirabolfathi, Texas A&M University
Subject: Directional dark matter detector
Faculty Host: Priscilla Cushman
Monday, December 4th 2017
12:15 pm:
Speaker: Larry Rudnick, UMN
Monday, December 11th 2017
12:15 pm:
Speaker: Patrick Kelly, UMN

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