University of Minnesota
School of Physics & Astronomy

High Energy Theory Lunchtime Seminar

semester, 2007

Thursday, January 18th 2007
12:15 pm:
Speaker: Mikhail Shifman, FTPI
Subject: "Flying saucer" solitons in supersymmetric Yang-Mills
Thursday, January 25th 2007
12:15 pm:
Speaker: Alexander A. Voronov, School of Mathematics
Subject: Quantum master equation in open-closed string theory
Thursday, February 1st 2007
12:15 pm:
Speaker: Enrico Lunghi, Fermilab
Subject: Rare decays and dark matter in the MSSM from the GUT scale
Thursday, February 8th 2007
12:15 pm:
Speaker: Akin Wingerter, Ohio State University
Subject: A Heterotic Landscape [hep-th/0611095]
Friday, February 16th 2007
2:30 pm:
Speaker: Sergei Dubovsky, Harvard University
Subject: Quantum Horizons of the Standard Model Landscape
Please note CHANGE IN TIME
Thursday, February 22nd 2007
12:15 pm:
Speaker: Kazuhiro Tobe, Michigan State
Subject: Light MSSM Higgs boson scenario and its test at hadron colliders
Thursday, March 1st 2007
12:15 pm:
Speaker: Alexei Yung, PNPI/FTPI
Subject: Confined non-Abelian monopoles in N=1 supersymmetric QCD
Thursday, March 8th 2007
12:15 pm:
No seminar this week.
Thursday, March 15th 2007
12:15 pm:
Spring Break: No Seminar this week
Thursday, March 22nd 2007
12:15 pm:
Speaker: Andre de Gouvea, Northwestern University
Subject: Neutrino Masses and New Physics at or Below the Electroweak Scale
Thursday, March 29th 2007
12:15 pm:
Speaker: Joel Giedt, FTPI
Subject: Single-sector gauge mediation, warped extra dimensions, and the Large Hadron Collider
Thursday, April 5th 2007
12:15 pm:
Speaker: Ryuichiro Kitano, SLAC
Subject: Sweet Spot Supersymmetry
Thursday, April 12th 2007
12:15 pm:
Speaker: Daniel Chung, University of Wisconsin
Subject: Cuscuton: A New Constraint System Applied to Modifying Gravity
Thursday, April 19th 2007
12:15 pm:
Speaker: Joshua Elliott, McGill Univ./Univ. of Chicago
Subject: 3D N=1 SYM with a Chern-Simons term on the Lattice
Thursday, April 26th 2007
12:15 pm:
Speaker: Jim Cline, McGill University
Subject: Imprints of Tachyonic Preheating on the CMB
Thursday, May 10th 2007
12:15 pm:
No seminar this week
Thursday, June 14th 2007
12:15 pm:
Speaker: Jean-Francois Dufaux, University of Toronto
Subject: Stochastic gravitational wave background from preheating after inflation
Thursday, September 6th 2007
12:15 pm:
Speaker: Takemichi Okui, Johns Hopkins University
Subject: The 't Hooft Model As A Hologram
Thursday, September 13th 2007
12:15 pm:
Speaker: Andreas Karch, University of Washington
Subject: "The N=4 super Yang-Mills plasma"
Thursday, September 20th 2007
12:15 pm:
Speaker: Erich Poppitz, University of Toronto
Subject: "Lattice chirality and the decoupling of mirror fermions"
Thursday, September 27th 2007
12:15 pm:
Speaker: Dan Hooper, Fermilab
Subject: "Evidence of Dark Matter Annihilations in the WMAP Sky"
Thursday, October 4th 2007
12:15 pm:
Speaker: Shufang Su, University of Arizona
Subject: Left-Right Twin Higgs Models: Collider Phenomenology and Dark Matter Implication
Thursday, October 11th 2007
12:15 pm:
Speaker: Raymond Bishop, University of Manchester, University of Minnesota
Subject: "The Hamiltonian Lattice: Towards a Many-Body Treatment of SU(N) Gauge Theory"
Thursday, October 18th 2007
12:15 pm:
Speaker: Philip Mannheim, University of Conneticut
Subject: Conformal Gravity Challenges String Theory
Thursday, October 25th 2007
12:15 pm:
Speaker: Jose Cembranos, University of Minnesota
Subject: "Goldstones and Solitons in Brane Worlds"
Thursday, November 1st 2007
12:15 pm:
Speaker: Witold Skiba, Yale University
Subject: "Light Scalar at LHC: the Higgs or the Dilaton?"
Thursday, November 8th 2007
12:15 pm:
Speaker: Yuri Shirman, University of California, Irvine
Subject: Low energy gauge mediation from metastable vacua
Thursday, November 15th 2007
12:15 pm:
Speaker: Michael Ramsey-Musolf, University of Wisconsin
Subject: Baryogenesis, Electric Dipole Moments, and the Higgs Boson
Thursday, November 29th 2007
12:15 pm:
Speaker: Kenji Kadota, University of Minnesota
Subject: Cosmology in warped extra dimensions
Thursday, December 6th 2007
12:15 pm:
Speaker: Alex Kusenko, UCLA
Subject: "Dark matter and sterile neutrinos: the dark side of the light fermions"
Thursday, December 13th 2007
12:15 pm:
Speaker: Veronica Sanz, Boston University
Subject: "Benchmarks for new strong interactions at the LHC"

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