Department of Physics

University of Michigan High Energy Theory Seminar Series

FA 2012 and WN 2013

Organizers: Gordon Kane, Leopoldo A. Pando Zayas and Kathryn Zurek

Theory seminars take place on Fridays from 3:00-4:00 pm in 335 West Hall

Fall 2012




September 7

No Seminar

September 14

Joel Giedt

Direct detection of dark matter and lattice QCD

September 21

No Seminar due to Workshop.

RG Flows, Entanglement and Holography Workshop

September 28

Michele Pappuci (LBNL)

Confronting physics beyond the Standard Model with the LHC data

October 5

Bhubanjyoti Bhattacharya (University of Montreal)

Direct CP violation in D \to P+P-."

October 12

Tom Hartman (IAS)

Warped Conformal Field Theory

October 19

Dam Thanh Son (University of Chicago)

The geometry of the quantum Hall effect

Non-equilibrium Physics and String Theory Workshop

October 26

Ayres Freitas

Top Partners at the LHC

November 2

Yu-Tin Huang (University of Michigan)

Mysteries in Three-Dimensional Scattering

November 9

Malcolm Perry (DAMTP, Cambridge)

Some Generalized Geometry and its Relation to M-theory

November 16

Ofer Aharony (Weizmann/IAS)

Large N Chern-Simons-matter theories and three dimensional

November 23

No seminar Thanksgiving

November 30

David Simmons-Duffin (IAS)

Carving Out the Space of Conformal Field Theories

December 7

Aki Hashimoto (Wisconsin)

Systematics of Supersymmetric Boundary Conditions in N=4 Yang-Mills Theory



Winter 2013




January 11

Ibou Bah (Saclay/USC)

Mapping the Space of N=1 Superconformal Field Theories from M5-branes on Riemann Surfaces

Januray 18

Linda Carpenter (Ohio)

February 1

Gordy Kane (Michigan)

Explanation, update and extension of compactified M/string theory prediction of the  Higgs boson mass

Feburary 8

Nausheen Shah (Michigan)

February 15

Haibo Yu (Michigan)

Hunting for Dark Matter

February 22

Ergin Sezgin (Texas A&M)

March 1

Matt Choptuik (UBC)

March 8

Spring Break

Spring Break

March 15

Sung-Sik Lee (McMaster/Perimeter)

March 22

Per Kraus (UCLA)

March 29

Louise Dolan (UNC)

The Twistor String and All Yang-Mills Tree Amplitudes

April 5

Simone Giombi (Princeton)

April 12

Yuval Grossman (Cornell)

April 19

Ami Katz (Boston)


Link to Physics Department Seminars and Colloquia or MCTP Seminars

Last update 22 August 2012