Virtual Lattice Field Theory Colloquium Series

With many major conferences and workshops cancelled this year, the virtual lattice field theory colloquium is intended to provide postdocs and graduating students a venue in which to reach a broad international audience.

Colloquium Speakers 2021

Date Speaker Title Recording Slides
Jan 28 Davide Giusti, University of Regensburg, Germany Adding QED to QCD with the advent of precision Lattice Quantum Chromodynamics
Feb 11 Kadir Utku Can, The University of Adelaide, Australia Compton amplitude on the lattice via the Feynman-Hellmann theorem
Feb 25 Raghav Govind Jha, Perimeter Institute, Canada Probing holographic dualities with lattice supersymmetric Yang-Mills theories
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Colloquium Speakers 2020

Date Speaker Title Recording Slides
April 23 William Jay, Fermi National Accelerator Laboratory, USA Precision Flavor Physics and Lattice QCD Zoom recording Slides
May 7 Fernando Romero-López, University of Valencia and IFIC, Spain Exploring the ’t Hooft limit of meson observables Zoom recording Slides
May 21 Jana Günther, University of Regensburg, Germany QCD thermodynamics from imaginary chemical potential Zoom recording Slides
June 4 Philipp Scior, University of Bielefeld, Germany Supersymmetry on the lattice Zoom recording Slides
June 18 Casey Berger, Boston University, USA Circumventing the sign problem with complex Langevin in lattice field theory Zoom recording Slides
July 2 Ruairí Brett, The George Washington University, USA From two to three-body systems in lattice QCD Zoom recording Slides
July 23 Aurora Scapellato, Adam Mickiewicz University, Poland Nucleon PDFs and GPDs from lattice QCD Slides
July 30 Marco Cè, CERN, Switzerland The hadronic contributions to the running of SM couplings from lattice QCD Zoom recording Slides
August 13 Gurtej Kanwar, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, USA Lattice ensemble generation using machine-learned generative models Zoom recording Slides
August 27 Bipasha Chakraborty, University of Cambridge, UK D to K semileptonic decay from n_f = 2 + 1 + 1 lattice QCD with physical light quarks Zoom recording Slides
Sept 10 Anton Trunin, Samara University, Russia Topology and axions in QCD Zoom recording Slides
Sept 24 Nikolai Husung, Deutsches Elektronen-Synchrotron (DESY), Germany Logarithmic corrections to a^2 scaling in Lattice QCD Zoom recording Slides
Oct 8 Francesca Cuteri, Goethe University, Germany Insights into the QCD phase diagram in/from sign-problem free setups Zoom recording Slides
Oct 22 Yin Lin, University of Chicago, USA Staggering Nucleon Matrix Elements Zoom recording Slides
Nov 5 Jian Liang, University of Kentucky, USA Chiral Symmetry and Nucleon Electric Dipole Moment from Lattice QCD Zoom recording Slides
Nov 19 Vera Guelpers, University of Edinburgh, UK Isospin Breaking Corrections to Leptonic Meson Decays Zoom recording Slides
Dec 3 Tim Harris, University of Milan Bicocca, Italy New strategies to compute the hadronic contribution to muon g-2 from lattice QCD Zoom recording Slides
Dec 17 Marc Illa, University of Barcelona, Spain Lattice QCD input for baryon-baryon scattering and interactions in effective field theory Zoom recording Slides

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Suggested speakers should be primarily postdoctoral researchers and senior graduate students. Suggestions of female or underrepresented minority speakers are particularly welcome.

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The colloquium series is organized and hosted by the MIT lattice group: Phiala Shanahan, Will Detmold, and John Negele, and local postdoctoral researchers. Please contact us with any questions, suggestions, or comments (with the exception of speaker suggestions which are accepted via the form above).