Academic Year 2019-20 HEAP (High Energy and Astro Particle) Seminars

Seminars are held on Wednesdays, unless otherwise noted, in Fourth Floor Conference Room (Knudsen 4-134) at 12:00 PM. Pizza is served 15 minutes prior.

Seminars will be updated here as they are confirmed.

**Seminars for Spring 2020 will be Broadcast via Zoom

May 27, 2020
"Detection of Ultra High Energy Neutrinos with the Radar Echo Telescope"

Speaker: Steven Prohira, Ohio State University

May 20, 2020
"Results from T2K"

Speaker: Asher Kaboth, Royal Holloway, University of London

April 29, 2020
"Detecting local axion dark matter with the CMB"
Speaker: Ari Cukierman, Stanford University

April 22, 2020
"Better Neutrinoless Double Beta Decay through Biochemistry"
Speaker: Benjamin Jones, University of Texas, Arlington


January 29, 2020
"Measuring masses of haloes and voids using lensed cosmic microwave background"
Speaker: Srinivasan Raghunathan, UCLA

January 22, 2020
"Exploring the Higgs bosons self coupling at the LHC"
Speaker: Luca Cadamuro, University of Florida

January 8, 2020
"The General AntiParticle Spectrometer @ UCLA: hunting for dark matter signatures with low energy cosmic ray anti nuclei"
Speaker: Sean Quinn, UCLA

FALL 2019

December 4, 2019
"Cosmic Ray Propagation for GAPS"

Speaker: James Ryan, UCLA

November 27, 2019
"A novel technique to model cosmic-ray background in VHE gamma-ray astronomy"

Speaker: Ruo Yu Shang, UCLA

November 20, 2019
"Recent Results from the ANtarctic Impulsive Transient Antenna (ANITA)"
Speaker: Andrew Ludwig, UCLA

November 6, 2019
Speaker: Brian Beckford, University of Michigan
Host: David Saltzberg

October 30, 2019
"CMB lensing prospects with the SPT-3G instrument"

Speaker: Kyle Ferguson, UCLA

October 16, 2019
"From PeV to GZK: Recent Findings in Cosmic Rays"

Speaker: Pierre Sokolsky, University of Utah
Host: Rene Ong

September 25, 2019
"Detecting small scale B-mode signals from the cosmic microwave background" 

Speaker: Dr. Chang Feng, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
Host: Srinivasan Raghunathan


August 19, 2019
"Distortions in the Cosmic Microwave Background" 

Speaker: Federico Bianchini, University of Melbourne
Host: Nathan Whitehorn