University of Minnesota
School of Physics & Astronomy

High Energy Theory Lunchtime Seminar

semester, 2015

Thursday, January 22nd 2015
12:15 pm:
No Seminar
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
12:15 pm:
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
12:15 pm:
Speaker: Clay C√≥rdova (Harvard)
Subject: TBA
Thursday, April 2nd 2015
12:15 pm:
Speaker: Chris Brust (Perimeter Institute)
Subject: Resurgent SUSY, Accidental SUSY and String Theory
Thursday, April 9th 2015
12:15 pm:
Speaker: David McGady (Princeton)
Subject: Constructing massless S-matrices
Thursday, April 16th 2015
12:15 pm:
Speaker: Francis-Yan Cyr-Racine (Caltech/JPL)
Subject: A Particle Physicist's Nightmare: What If Dark Matter is Truly Dark?
Thursday, April 23rd 2015
12:15 pm:
Speaker: Natsumi Nagata (Minnesota)
Subject: Direct search for electroweak-charged dark matter
Thursday, April 30th 2015
12:15 pm:
Speaker: Erich Poppitz (Toronto)
Subject: Confining strings on R^3xS^1
Thursday, May 7th 2015
12:15 pm:
Speaker: Surjeet Rajendran (UC Berkeley)
Subject: Cosmological Relaxation of the Electroweak Vacuum
Friday, September 11th 2015
There will be no seminar this week.
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
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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