Nuclear and Particle Theory Seminar Fall 2015

Mondays, 1:30 or 2:00pm (check seminar below for starting time)

MIT Center for Theoretical Physics, Cosman Seminar room 6C-442

Organizers:Tracy Slatyer, Jesse Thaler, Ben Safdi, Phiala Shanahan, Wei Xue


September 14th 1:30pm

``New Techniques for New Physics Discoveries in Run 2 at the LHC"

James Gainer, Univrsity of Florida


September 21st 2:00pm

"A Hybrid Strong/Weak Coupling Model for Jet Quenching in Heavy Ion Collisions"

Dani Pablos, Barcelona/MIT


September 28th 1:30pm

``Mysteries of Cosmic High-Energy Neutrinos"

Kohta Murase, Penn State


October 5th 1:30pm

"Flavor of Naturalness Beyond Vanilla"

JiJi Fan, Brown


October 12th no seminar due to Columbus Day


October 13th (Tuesday this week only) 2:00pm

``Aspects of Nuclear Physics and Puzzles Revealed by Lattice QCD"

Martin Savage, University of Washington


October 19th 1:30pm

‘The BFKL equation and non-global logarithms"

Simon Caron-Huot, NBI, TPPC Copenhagen


October 26th 1:30pm

``Freeze-In Dark Matter with Displaced Signatures at Colliders"

Francesco D'Eramo, UC Santa Cruz


November 2nd 1:30pm
``Discovering the QCD Axion with Black Holes and Gravitational Waves"

Masha Baryakhtar, Perimeter Institute


November 9th 1:30pm

``NNaturalness, a new solution to the hierarchy problem"

Raffaele Tito D'Agnolo, IAS


November 16th 2:00pm

``Towards a data-driven analysis of hadronic light-by-light scattering"

Martin Hoferichter,U Washington


November 23rd 1:30pm

"Non-renormalization Theorems without Supersymmetry"

Clifford Cheung, CalTech


November 30th 2:00pm

``Thermalization and hydrodynamization in weakly coupled heavy-ion collisions''

Aleksi Kurkela, CERN


December 7th 1:30pm

``Precision Predications for VH, and their impact on new physics searches"

Ciaran Williams, University of Buffalo

Seminare are over for this semester, check back in February 2016.