

Brown Bag Seminars
Winter 2011
 
Jan 5,  no seminar 
Jan 12,  no seminar 
Jan 19,  cancled 
Jan 26,  Josh Rudermann  "Asymmetric Dark Matter from Leptogenesis" 
Feb 3,  (Thursday 12:00) Nathaniel Craig  "AxionAssisted Electroweak Baryogenesis" 
Feb 9,  DiegoTrancanelli  "Black holes from matrices" 
Feb 16,  Ben Burrington  "Classical strings in AdS, Pohlmeyer reductions, and integrability" 
Feb 22,  (Tuesday 12:00) Hong Liu  "Holographic Wilsonian renormalization group flow and the black hole membrane paradigm" 
Feb 23,  Tim Cohen  "Onshell constructibility of tree amplitudes in general field theories." 
Mar 9,  Pallab Basu  "String theory, Holography and Condensed matter systems" 
Mar 16,  Peter Ouyang  "Cascading Theories in Three Dimensions" 
Mar 23,  Thomas Dumitrescu  "Supercurrents and Brane Currents in Diverse Dimensions" 
Mar 30,  Jamie Gainer  "Matrix Element Method for Heavy Higgs Discovery and Analysis at 7 TeV" 
Apr 6,  Yanwen Shang  "1loop diagram in AdS space and the random disorder problem" 
Apr 13,  Cliff Cheung  "Collider Probes of Dark Matter Genesis" 
Apr 18,  (Monday 12:10) Alessandra Gnecchi  "Flow equations for AdS4 black holes in N=2 gauged supergravity." 
Apr 20,  Chiu Man  "NonStatic Extra Dimensions" 
Fall 2010
 
Sep 8,  no seminar 
Sep 15,  David Curtin  "SUSYYukawa Sum Rule and MT2 Mass Measurements at the LHC" 
Sep 22,  Tommy Levi  "When Worlds Collide" 
Sep 29,  Andrew Liam Fitzpatrick  "Effective Conformal Theory and the Flatspace Limit of AdS" 
Oct 6,  Ibrahima Bah  "Consistent truncation of fermions in IIB and D=11 Supergravity" 
Oct 13,  Joshua L. Davis  "Twisted Inflation" 
Oct 20,  no seminar (MCTP workshop) 
Oct 27,  Alejandra Castro  "Conformal symmetry and black holes" 
Nov 3,  Rouven Essig  "The Search for New GeVscale Forces" 
Nov 10,  David Khron  "Jets and jetsubstructure at the LHC: New
techniques and applications" 
Nov 17,  Kenji Kadota  "the effects of the supersymmetric seesaw on the
dark matter and collider signals" 
Nov 24,  no seminar (Thanksgiving) 
Dec 1,  David Vegh  "Strange metals from holography" 
Dec 8,  Brock Tweedie  "Jet Substructure and the Search for Neutral SpinOne Resonances in Electroweak Boson Channels" 
Dec 15,  HengYu Chen  "WallCrossing and Instantons in Compactified Gauge Theories" 
Winter 2010
 
Jan 13,  LingYan Hung  "Holographic Quantum Liquids in 1+1D" 
Jan 20,  cancelled 
Jan 27,  Matt Buckely  "Astrophysical Constraints on Interacting Dark Matter" 
Feb 3,  Alberto Faraggi "Wilson Loops in Various Representations" 
Feb 10,  Daniel Robbins  "Generalized NSNS Fluxes and Attractors" 
Feb 17,  cancelled 
Feb 24,  Lilia Anguelova  "Electroweak Symmetry Breaking from Gauge/Gravity Duality" 
Mar 3,  Juan I. Jottar  "Extremal black hole quasinormal modes and emergent criticality in (2+1)dimensional QFTs at zero temperature" 
Mar 9,  Brian Shieh  "Holographic Effective Theories for Condensed Matter Physics" 
Mar 17,  cancelled 
Mar 24,  Diego Hofman  "Generalized LifshitzKosevich scaling at quantum criticality from the holographic correspondence." 
Mar 31,  Linda Carpenter  "Axion Quality and Large Gauge Group Hidden Sectors" 
Apr 7,  Itay Yavin  "Searching for exotic higgs decay at LEP2" 
Apr 14,  Greg van Anders  "TBA" 
Apr 21,  Sera Cremonini "Extremal threepoint correlators in Kerr/CFT" 

Fall 2009


Sept 9,  Rachel Maitra  "Climbing a Nonlinear Ladder Toward Quantum Gravity" 
Sept 23,  Geoffrey Compere  "The extremal black hole / CFT correspondence" (part of the MCTP workshop) 
Sept 30,  Julian Sonner  "Holographic Superconductors and Quantum Critical Points in MTheory" 
Oct 7,  Sophia Domokos  "Pomeron Physics in Holographic QCD" 
Oct 14,  Tracy Slatyer  "Dark Matter Annihilation, WMAP and Fermi" 
Oct 21,  David Skinner  "The Geometry of Scattering Amplitudes" 
Oct 28,  Daniel Green  "Hints of strong coupling in SUSY model building" 
Nov 4,  Mariangela Lisanti  "Disentangling Dark Matter Dynamics" 
Nov 11,  Arjun Bagchi  "The nonrelativistic limit of AdS/CFT" 
Nov 18,  Matt Roberts  "Zero Temperature Limit of Holographic Superconductors" 
Nov 25,  Thanksgiving recess  no seminar 
Dec 2,  Bartlomiej Czech  "RG dynamics and quiver topology" 

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