Spring 2014 Seminar Schedule

Unless indicated otherwise:

Medium & High Energy seminars are held Mondays at 4:00 p.m. in Room 464 Loomis.

When Speaker Institution Title
January 23
 Bradford Benson  University of Chicago  Measuring the Growth of Structure Using the Cosmic Microwave Background
January 27  Bjoern Penning    Discovering Dark Matter at the LHC
January 30
Frank Wuerthwein    The Supersymmetry Search Program of CMS
February 3
2:00 p.m.
 Olga Evdokimov  University of Chicago  Jets on Landscape of Quark-Gluon Plasma
February 6
 Cigdem Issever  CERN  The Search for Exotic New Physics
February 10  Keith Ulmer  University of Colorado  Preparing for Discovery: Supersymmetry Searches at the LHC
February 13
 Benjamin Hooberman  Fermilab  Higgs-Motivated Searches for Supersymmetry at CMS
February 17
2:00 p.m.
 Evangeline J. Downie  George Washington University  Investigating the Nucleon with Electromagnetic Probes
February 20
 Antonio Boveia  University of Chicago / Fermilab  Searching for New Physics with Jets
February 24  Marcelle Soares-Santos  Fermilab  The Dark Energy Survey: Early Science and Perspectives
March 3  Jeffrey Filippini  California Institute of Technology  Casting a Cold Eye on the Dark Universe
March 6
 Verena Martinez Outschoorn  Fermilab  Searches for Top Squark Pairs at the LHC
March 10  Anne Sickles  Brookhaven National Laboratory  The Lighter Side of Heavy Ions: News from p+A Collisions
March 20
 Olivier Dore  Caltech  Probing Fundamental Physics with Current and Future Cosmological Surveys
March 31  Michael Marino  Technical University, Munich  Neutrinos, the Universe, and Liquid Xenon
April 3
 Ke Han  Lawrence Berkeley Laboratory  Searching for Neutrinoless Double Beta Decay with Bolometers
April 7  Yue Shi Lai  Massachusetts Institute of Technology  Jet Physics in Heavy Ion Collisions: Poking the Primordial Fluid
April 17
 Jared Evans  Rutgers  Under the Lens of RPV: An Examination of the LHC Program
April 21  Vikram Rentala  Michigan State University  Identifying Dark Matter Interactions in Monojet Searches at the LHC
May 8
 Jacques Soffer  Temple University  New Results in the Quantum Statistical Approach to Parton Distributions
June 2
1:00 p.m.
 Prof. Fan Wang  Nanjing University  Gauge Invariance, Lorentz Covariance, Canonical Quantization, and Nucleon Spin