2020 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

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
August 27 Bipasha Chakraborty, University of Cambridge, UK Talk title TBD
Sept 10 Anton Trunin, Samara University, Russia Topology and axions in QCD
Sept 24 Nikolai Husung, Deutsches Elektronen-Synchrotron (DESY), Germany Logarithmic corrections to a^2 scaling in Lattice QCD
Oct 8 Speaker TBD Talk title TBD
Oct 22 Speaker TBD Talk title TBD
Nov 5 Speaker TBD Talk title TBD
Nov 19 Speaker TBD Talk title TBD
Dec 3 Speaker TBD Talk title TBD
Dec 17 Speaker TBD Talk title TBD

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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).