# High Energy Theory Lunchtime Seminar

# semester, 2015

Thursday, January 22nd 2015

Thursday, January 29th 2015

*Speaker:* James Unwin (Notre Dame U.)

*Subject:* High Scale Supersymmetry and F-theory GUTs

Thursday, February 5th 2015

*Speaker:* Simon Knapen (UC Berkeley / LBL)

*Subject:* The Orbifold Higgs

Thursday, February 12th 2015

*Speaker:* Yang Bai (U. Wisconsin)

*Subject:* Towards Understanding IceCube High Energy Neutrinos

Thursday, February 19th 2015

*Speaker:* Scott Davies, UCLA

*Subject:* Enhanced Cancellations and Ultraviolet Finiteness in Supergravity

Thursday, February 26th 2015

*Speaker:* Jesse Thaler (MIT)

*Subject:* What is Sudakov Safety?

Thursday, March 5th 2015

*Speaker:* Marco Bochicchio (INFN, Rome)

*Subject:* An asymptotic solution of large-N QCD, and of large-N n=1 SUSY YM

Thursday, March 12th 2015

*Speaker:* Marc Sher, College of William & Mary

*Subject:* The Instability of the Standard Model Vacuum

Thursday, March 19th 2015

*Speaker:* No Seminar, SPRING BREAK

Thursday, March 26th 2015

*Speaker:* Clay Córdova (Harvard)

*Subject:* TBA

Thursday, April 2nd 2015

*Speaker:* Chris Brust (Perimeter Institute)

*Subject:* Resurgent SUSY, Accidental SUSY and String Theory

Thursday, April 9th 2015

*Speaker:* David McGady (Princeton)

*Subject:* Constructing massless S-matrices

Thursday, April 16th 2015

*Speaker:* Francis-Yan Cyr-Racine (Caltech/JPL)

*Subject:* A Particle Physicist's Nightmare: What If Dark Matter is Truly Dark?

Thursday, April 23rd 2015

*Speaker:* Natsumi Nagata (Minnesota)

*Subject:* Direct search for electroweak-charged dark matter

Thursday, April 30th 2015

*Speaker:* Erich Poppitz (Toronto)

*Subject:* Confining strings on R^3xS^1

Thursday, May 7th 2015

*Speaker:* Surjeet Rajendran (UC Berkeley)

*Subject:* Cosmological Relaxation of the Electroweak Vacuum

Friday, September 11th 2015

*There will be no seminar this week.
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Friday, September 18th 2015

*Speaker:* John Terning, U. California, Davis

*Subject:* Experimental Probes of Vacuum Energy

Friday, September 25th 2015

*Speaker:* Richard Holman (CMU)

*Subject:* Open Effective Theories and Stochastic Inflation

Friday, October 2nd 2015

*Speaker:* Lance Dixon, SLAC/Stanford

*Subject:* Bootstrapping Amplitudes and Wilson Loops in Planar N=4 Super-Yang-Mills Theory

Friday, October 9th 2015

*Speaker:* Matthew Walters (BU)

*Subject:* Black Hole Thermality from Conformal Field Theory

Friday, October 16th 2015

*Speaker:* David Curtin (Maryland)

*Subject:* Towards a No-Lose Theorem for Naturalness

Friday, October 23rd 2015

*Speaker:* Jessie Shelton, U. Illinois, Urbana-Champaign

*Subject:* Boosting Dark Matter Indirect Detection Signals with Black Holes

Friday, October 30th 2015

*Speaker:* Yonatan Kahn (Princeton)

*Subject:* The Goldstone and Goldstino of Supersymmetric Inflation

Friday, November 6th 2015

*Speaker:* Joe Bramante (Notre Dame)

*Subject:* Dark Matter Ignition of Type Ia Supernovae

Friday, November 13th 2015

*Speaker:* James Wells, University of Michigan

*Subject:* Precision Analysis after the Higgs boson discovery

Friday, November 20th 2015

*Speaker:* Seyda Ipek, Fermilab

*Subject:* Baryogenesis via pseudo-Dirac Fermion Oscillations

Friday, November 27th 2015

*There will be no seminar this week: University closed for Thanksgiving
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Friday, December 4th 2015

*Speaker:* Francesco D'Eramo (UC Santa Cruz)

*Subject:* Freeze-In Dark Matter with Displaced Signatures at Colliders

Friday, December 11th 2015

*Speaker:* Gilly Elor (MIT)

*Subject:* Hidden Sector Dark Matter: The Galactic Center Gamma-Ray Excess and Indirect Detection Constraints.

Friday, December 18th 2015

*There will be no seminar this week.
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