Nuclear and Particle Theory SeminarSporing 2014

Mondays, 2:00pm

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

Organizers: Jesse Thaler, Andrew Larkoski, Matthew McCullough, Duff Neill



*February 10th

``Large Anisotropies in the Little Bang"

Jean-Yves Ollitrault, Saclay

*Room change to Kolker Room 26-414


February 18th (note Tuesday due to Holiday)

``Shining LUX on Isospin-Violating Dark Matter Beyond Leading Order"

Grigory Ovanesyan, University of Massachusetts


February 24th

"Precision QCD Confronts the Higgs".

Jonathan Walsh, UC Berkeley


March 3rd

``Effective field theories for hydrodynamical systems. "

Alberto Nicolis, Columbia


March 10th

``Where the LHC stands today vis-a-vis the Higgs, Supersymmetry, and Beyond"

Matthew Strassler, Harvard


March 17th

"Wilsonian and Large N Approaches to Non-Fermi Liquids”.

Liam Fitzpatrick, Stanford


March 24th Spring break no seminar


March 31st no semianr to be held due to GS Open House


April 7th

``The Standard Model Effective Theory and Higgs Physics"

Aneesh Manohar, UCSD


April 14th

``The 3d Ising Spectrum Minimizes c"

David Simmons-Duffin, IAS


April 21st no seminar Patroit's Day


April 28th

``Exact lattice supersymmetry: N=4 Yang-Mills"

Simon Catterall, Syracuse


May 5th

``Strangeness and Charge Symmetry Violation in Nucleon Structure’ '

Phiala Shanahan, U Adelaide



May 12th

"Astrophysical implications of self-interacting Dark Matter"

Mark Vogelsberger, MIT