University of Minnesota
School of Physics & Astronomy

High Energy Theory Lunchtime Seminar

semester, 2018

Friday, January 26th 2018
Speaker: Jorn Kersten (Bergen U., Norway)
Subject: Late Kinetic Decoupling and Self-Interacting Dark Matter
Friday, February 2nd 2018
Speaker: Liliana Velasco-Sevilla (Bergen U., Norway)
Subject: How multi-Higgs Physics Could Uncover the Nature of Flavour
Friday, February 9th 2018
Speaker: Robert Lasenby (Perimeter)
Subject: Searching for Weakly Coupled New Particles with Stellar Cooling
Friday, February 16th 2018
Speaker: No seminar this week
Friday, February 23rd 2018
Speaker: Daniel Chung (U. Wisconsin, Madison)
Subject: Searching for Axionic Blue Isocurvature Perturbations
Friday, March 2nd 2018
Speaker: Andrew Spray, (IBS, Daejon, Korea)
Subject: Constraints and Phenomenology of Semi-Annihilating Dark Matter
Friday, March 9th 2018
Speaker: Stephen Martin (Northern Illinois U.)
Subject: Quasi-fixed points from scalar sequestering in supersymmetry
Friday, March 16th 2018
SPRING BREAK - No seminar this week
Friday, March 23rd 2018
Speaker: Gokce Basar (U. Illinois, Chicago)
Subject: Going with the flow: a solution to the sign problem
Friday, March 30th 2018
Speaker: Hooman Davoudiasl (Brookhaven)
Subject: Long Range Dark Matter Forces and New Views on Old Problems
Friday, April 6th 2018
Speaker: Elena Caceres (U. Texas, Austin)
Subject: Rotating Traversable Wormholes
Friday, April 13th 2018
Speaker: Kristian Jensen (San Francisco State U.)
Subject: A Zoo of Bosonization Dualities
Friday, April 20th 2018
Speaker: Nobuchika Okada (U. Alabama)
Subject: SU(5) x U(1)_X grand unification with Minimal Seesaw and Z′-portal dark matter
Friday, April 27th 2018
Speaker: Mustafa Amin (Rice U)
Subject: Inflation Ends, What’s next ?
Friday, May 4th 2018
Speaker: Yanou Cui (U. California, Riverside)
Subject: Cosmic Archaeology with Gravitational Waves from Cosmic Strings
Wednesday, May 23rd 2018
Friday, September 14th 2018
No seminar this week.
Friday, September 21st 2018
No seminar this week.
Friday, September 28th 2018
Speaker: Vladimir Rosenhaus (IAS)
Subject: SYK and Conformal Field Theory
Friday, October 5th 2018
Speaker: Daniel Harlow (MIT)
Subject: Symmetries in Quantum Field Theory and Quantum Gravity
Friday, October 12th 2018
Speaker: Bhupal Dev (Washington U.)
Subject: New Physics at Neutrino Telescopes
Friday, October 19th 2018
Speaker: Emilian Dudas (Ecole Polytechnique)
Subject: Hidden symmetries and Goldstone bosons from higher dimensions?
Friday, October 26th 2018
Speaker: Steven Gubser (Princeton)
Subject: From p-adic AdS/CFT to prospects in cold atoms
Friday, November 2nd 2018
Speaker: Anson Hook (U. Maryland)
Subject: New approaches to the Hierarchy problem
Friday, November 9th 2018
Speaker: Keisuke Harigaya (IAS, Princeton)
Subject: Higgs parity, strong CP problem and unification
Friday, November 16th 2018
Speaker: Alba Grassi (SCGP Stony Brook)
Subject: A solvable deformation of Quantum Mechanics
Friday, November 23rd 2018
Subject: NO SEMINAR - THANKSGIVING
Friday, November 30th 2018
Speaker: Jaroslav Trnka (UC Davis)
Subject: Effective field theories from soft limits of scattering amplitudes.
Friday, December 7th 2018
Speaker: K. S. Babu (Oklahoma State U.)
Subject: Fermion masses, proton decay and the strong CP problem in SUSY SO(10)
Friday, December 14th 2018
12:30 pm:
There will be no seminar this week.

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