University of Minnesota
School of Physics & Astronomy

High Energy Theory Lunchtime Seminar

semester, 2016

Friday, January 22nd 2016
Speaker: No Seminar
Friday, January 29th 2016
Speaker: Robert Caldwell (Dartmouth)
Subject: Cosmic Polarization Rotation
Friday, February 5th 2016
Speaker: Adrian Escobar (UNAM)
Subject: Instanton calculus in quantum mechanics: quartic double-well and sine-Gordon potentials.
Friday, February 12th 2016
Speaker: Mohammad Hossein (Harvard)
Subject: Probing the Primordial Universe using Massive Fields
Friday, February 19th 2016
Speaker: Yuhsin Tsai (Maryland)
Subject: Exotic Signals in The Twin Higgs Model
Friday, February 26th 2016
Speaker: Tamar Friedmann (Rochester)
Friday, March 4th 2016
Speaker: No Seminar
Friday, March 11th 2016
Speaker: Yuri Bonder (ICN - UNAM)
Subject: Using effective field theory to test Lorentz invariance
Friday, March 18th 2016
Speaker: No Seminar (Spring Break)
Friday, March 25th 2016
Speaker: Matthew Schwartz, (Harvard)
Subject: Tunneling in Quantum Field Theory and the Fate of the Universe
Friday, April 1st 2016
Speaker: Kiel Howe (Fermilab)
Subject: Induced Electroweak Symmetry Breaking and the Composite (Twin) Higgs
Friday, April 8th 2016
Speaker: Yasha Shnir (LTP, JINR)
Subject: Gravitating solitons and hairy black holes
Friday, April 15th 2016
Speaker: Jeremy Mardon, (Stanford)
Subject: Feeling the Pulse of Dark Matter
Friday, April 22nd 2016
Speaker: Brian Henning (Yale)
Subject: Operator Bases and Effective Field Theories
Friday, April 29th 2016
Speaker: Sebastian Ellis (Michigan)
Subject: TBA
Friday, May 6th 2016
Speaker: Chris Hill (Fermilab)
Subject: Some aspects of Axion Electrodynamics
Friday, September 9th 2016
There will be no seminar this week.
Friday, September 16th 2016
Speaker: Jared Kaplan (John Hopkins)
Subject: Information Loss in AdS_3 / CFT_2
Friday, September 23rd 2016
Speaker: Chi-Ming Chang (Berkeley)
Subject: Five Dimensional Superconformal Field Theories
Friday, September 30th 2016
Speaker: Louis Yang (UCLA)
Subject: Leptogenesis via the Relaxation of Higgs and other Scalar Fields
Friday, October 7th 2016
Speaker: Kurt Hinterbichler (Case Western Reserve)
Subject: Massive and Partially Massless Gravity
Friday, October 14th 2016
Speaker: Lena Funcke (Max Planck Institute for Physics and Ludwig Maximilian University of Munich)
Subject: Rethinking the Origin of Small Neutrino Masses
Friday, October 21st 2016
Speaker: Bartosz Fornal (UCSD)
Subject: Is there a sign of new physics in beryllium transitions?
Friday, October 28th 2016
Speaker: Peter Koroteev (Perimeter)
Subject: Revisiting mirror symmetry in three dimensions
Friday, November 4th 2016
Speaker: Maulik Parikh (ASU)
Subject: The First and Second Laws of Gravity
Friday, November 11th 2016
Speaker: Bogdan A Dobrescu (FNAL)
Subject: Vectorlike fermions and new gauge bosons
Friday, November 18th 2016
Speaker: Yue Zhang (Northwestern)
Subject: Search For Dark Matter In Terms of Dark Bound States
Friday, November 25th 2016
Speaker: No seminar- University closed for Thanksgiving break
Friday, December 2nd 2016
Speaker: Satyanarayan Mukhopadhyay (PITT PACC)
Subject: Quark-gluon jet discrimination and its applications at the LHC
Friday, December 9th 2016
Speaker: David Poland (Yale U.)
Subject: Mysteries at the Bootstrap Frontier
Friday, December 16th 2016
Speaker: Ian Lewis (University of Kansas)
Subject: New Physics in Double Higgs Production

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