Academic Year 2017-18 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.

SPRING 2018

June 6, 2018
“Measuring the polarization of the cosmic microwave background with BICEP3”

Speaker: Howard Hui, Caltech
Host: Nathan Whitehorn

April 25, 2018
"The Large High Altitude Air Shower Observatory (LHAASO)"
Speaker: Zhen Cao, Institute of High Energy Physics, Beijing
Host: Rene Ong

WINTER 2018

Tuesday, March 13, 2018
*please note different day*
"A Likelihood Approach for Dark Matter Searches Around the Galactic Center with VERITAS"

Speaker: Nathan Kelley-Hoskins, DESY
Host: Vladimir Vassiliev

Tuesday, March 6, 2018
*please note different day*
"Search for Supersymmetry in dilepton+jets+MET final state using ATLAS 13 TeV data"

Speaker: Ruo-Yu Shang, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
Host: Vladimir Vassiliev

February 28, 2018
"Constraining Inflation with BICEP/Keck Array and the South Pole Telescope"

Speaker: Kimmy Wu, Univeristy of Chicago
Host: Nathan Whitehorn

Friday, February 23, 2018
*please note different day*

"Higgs to two photons at  √s = 13 TeV using an integrated luminosity of 35.9 fb-1  in CMS"
Speaker: Manuel Olmedo, University of Hawai'i at Manoa
Host: David Saltzberg

February 7, 2018
"HUNTER: Searching for Heavy Unseen Neutrinos by Total Energy-momentum Reconstruction"

Speaker: Paul Hamilton, UCLA
Host: Jay Hauser

January 31, 2018
"Measuring masses of galaxy clusters using CMB-cluster lensing"

Speaker: Srinivasan Raghunathan, University of Melbourne
Host: Nathan Whitehorn

 

FALL 2017

December 11, 2017 @ 3pm
"Searches for Lepton Number Violation via Neutrinoless Double Beta Decay in Germanium-based experiments"
*please note different day and time*

Speaker: Wenqin Xu, University of South Dakota
Host: Huan Huang

December 6, 2017
"How to Mine a Golden Decay"
Speaker: Monica Tecchio, University of Michigan
Host: David Saltzberg

November 28, 2017 @ 2 PM
*please note different day and time*
"A Halo-Independent Data Analysis for Dark Matter Direct Detection"

Speaker: Prof. Graciela Gelmini, UCLA

November 21, 2017 @ 2 PM
*please note different day and time*
"FASER: ForwArd Search ExpeRiment at the LHC"

Speaker: Prof. Jonathan Feng, UC Irvine
Host: David Saltzberg

November 15, 2017
"A Stop To Natural SUSY?"
Speaker: Dr. Indara Suarez, UCSB
Host: Jay Hauser

November 8, 2017
"Radio Interactions with Particle-Shower Plasmas, and Implications for High-Energy Astroparticle Physics"

Speaker: Steven Prohira, University of Kansas
Host: David Saltzberg

October 5, 2017
"The Dark Matter Axion Search"

Speaker: Prof. Jonghee Yoo, Korea Advanced Institute of Science and Technology (KAIST)
Host: Hanguo Wang