University of Minnesota
School of Physics & Astronomy

High Energy Theory Lunchtime Seminar

Spring Semester

Thursday, January 21st 2010
12:15 pm:
There will be no seminar today
Thursday, January 28th 2010
12:15 pm:
Speaker: TBA
Thursday, February 4th 2010
12:15 pm:
This weeks seminar will be given at the FTPI Seminar on Monday, February 1, 2010, 2:30pm
Thursday, February 11th 2010
12:15 pm:
Speaker: Walter Vinci, University of Minnesota
Subject: Moduli Spaces of Non-Abelian Vortices
Thursday, February 18th 2010
12:15 pm:
Speaker: Andrey Katz, University of Maryland
Subject: More SUSY-breaking vacua in SQCD
There will be an additional High Energy Theory Lunchtime Seminar tomorrow, Friday, February 19th at 2:00pm in 435 Tate.
Friday, February 19th 2010
2:00 pm:
Speaker: Zohar Komargodski, Institute for Advanced Study, Princeton
Subject: Methods in Supersymmetric Field Theories and Supergravity
Note special date & time!
Thursday, February 25th 2010
12:15 pm:
Speaker: Philip Mannheim, University of Connecticut
Subject: Comprehensive Solution to the Cosmological Constant, Zero-Point Energy, and Quantum Gravity Problems
Thursday, March 4th 2010
12:15 pm:
Speaker: Alexei Yung, Petersburg Nuclear Physics Institute & University of Minnesota
Subject: Non-Abelian confinement in N=2 supersymmetric QCD
Thursday, March 11th 2010
12:15 pm:
Speaker: Grigory Vartanov, Max-Planck Institute, Albert-Einstein Institute
Subject: Elliptic hypergeometry of supersymmetric dualities
Monday, March 15th 2010
2:00 pm:
Speaker: Muneto Nitta, Keio University
Subject: Vortices in Dense QCD
Note special date & time!
Thursday, March 18th 2010
12:15 pm:
Spring Break; There will be Special seminar on Monday, March 15th at 2:00pm in 435 Tate.
Thursday, March 25th 2010
12:15 pm:
Speaker: Steve Blanchet, University of Maryland
Subject: Leptogenesis
Thursday, April 1st 2010
12:15 pm:
Speaker: Kim A. Milton, University of Oklahoma
Subject: Quantum Vacuum Forces Between Bodies -- Multiple Scattering Results
Monday, April 5th 2010
2:00 pm:
Speaker: Osamu Seto, Hokkai-Gakuen University, Sapporo
Subject: Higgs invisible decay in two doublet Higgs portal dark matter
Note special date & time!
Thursday, April 8th 2010
12:15 pm:
Speaker: Azar Mustafayev, University of Minnesota
Subject: SUSY seesaw and neutralino Dark Matter
Thursday, April 15th 2010
12:15 pm:
Speaker: Sasha Gorsky, ITEP, Moscow
Subject: On Wall Crossing Phenomena
Thursday, April 22nd 2010
12:15 pm:
Speaker: Lorenzo Sorbo, University of Massachusetts
Subject: Pseudoscalars, natural chaotic inflation, and their cosmological signatures
Thursday, April 29th 2010
12:15 pm:
Speaker: Frieder Lenz, University of Erlangen
Subject: Quantum fields in accelerated frames - the Unruh effect revisited
Monday, May 3rd 2010
2:00 pm:
Speaker: Maxim Konyushikhin, University of Nantes
Subject: SQM with non-Abelian self-dual fields, superfield description
Note special date & time!
Thursday, May 6th 2010
12:15 pm:
Speaker: Stefano Bolognesi, Cambridge University
Subject: TBA
Thursday, May 13th 2010
12:15 pm:
Finals - No Seminar this Week

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