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Friday, February 23, 2018
3:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Oriol Romero Isart, Institute for Quantum Optics and Quantum Information , Austrian Academy of Sciences

Levitated Nanomagnets in the Quantum Regime: Theory and Applications

IQIM Postdoctoral and Graduate Student Seminar Series
Location: East Bridge 114
Friday, February 23, 2018
2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Yan-Fei Jiang, KITP Fellow, Kavli Institute of Theoretical Physics, University of California, Santa Barbara

Three Dimensional Radiation Hydrodynamic Simulations Reveal the Mysteries of Massive Stars

TAPIR Seminar Series
Location: Cahill, Hameetman Auditorium
Friday, February 23, 2018
1:00 PM - 2:00 PM
Pavel Putrov, Institute for Advanced Study

Topological terms in Yang-Mills theory with time-reversal symmetry

High Energy Theory Seminar Series
Location: Lauritsen 469
Friday, February 23, 2018
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
Evert van Nieuwenburg, Postdoctoral Scholar, Refael Group

Machine Learning and Quantum Physics

IQIM Postdoctoral and Graduate Student Seminar Series
Location: East Bridge 114
Friday, February 23, 2018
11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Sasha Zhiboedov, Harvard University

Correlation Functions in CFTs with Weakly Broken Higher Spin Symmetry

High Energy Theory Seminar Series
Location: Lauritsen 469
Friday, February 16, 2018
2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Camille Avestruz, KICP and Fermi Postdoctoral Fellow, Kavli Institute for Cosmological Physics, University of Chicago

CANCELLED DUE TO FLU -- TO BE RESCHEDULED

TAPIR Seminar Series
Location: Cahill 370
Friday, February 16, 2018
1:00 PM - 2:00 PM
Dan Xie, Harvard University

Seiberg-Witten differential via primitive forms

High Energy Theory Seminar Series
Location: Lauritsen 469
Friday, February 16, 2018
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
Jacob Covey, Richard Chace Tolman Postdoctoral Scholar, Endres Group

A quantum gas of polar KRb molecules in an optical lattice

IQIM Postdoctoral and Graduate Student Seminar Series
Location: Annenberg 105
Friday, February 16, 2018
11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Mario Martone, University of Texas - Austin

On singularities of super-conformal field theories

High Energy Theory Seminar Series
Location: Lauritsen 469
Thursday, February 15, 2018
2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
James Owen, NASA Hubble Fellow, Institute for Advanced Study

Vorticies from low-mass planet formation

TAPIR Seminar Series
Location: East Bridge 201
Friday, February 9, 2018
2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Kenta Hotokezaka, Lyman Spitzer, Jr. Postdoctoral Fellow, Department of Astrophysical Sciences, Princeton University

Theory of EM counterparts of neutron star mergers

TAPIR Seminar Series
Location: Cahill, Hameetman Auditorium
Friday, February 9, 2018
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
Josephine Suh, Postdoctoral Scholar in Theoretical Physics, Kitaev Group

Quantization of the low temperature action in the SYK model

IQIM Postdoctoral and Graduate Student Seminar Series
Location: East Bridge 114
Friday, February 9, 2018
11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Frederik Denef, Columbia University

Higher Spin de Sitter Hilbert Space

High Energy Theory Seminar Series
Location: Lauritsen 469
Friday, February 2, 2018
2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Paola Pinilla, NASA Hubble Fellow, Steward Observatory, University of Arizona

From Cosmic Dust to Planetesimals: Models vs. Observations

TAPIR Seminar Series
Location: Cahill, Hameetman Auditorium
Friday, February 2, 2018
1:00 PM - 2:00 PM
Jared Kaplan, Johns Hopkins University

Exact Bulk Operators and the Fate of Locality

High Energy Theory Seminar Series
Location: Lauritsen 469
Friday, February 2, 2018
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
Arian Jadbabaie, Graduate Student, Hutzler Group

Continuous measurements and quantum trajectories in circuit QED

IQIM Postdoctoral and Graduate Student Seminar Series
Location: East Bridge 114
Friday, February 2, 2018
11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Jeffrey Harvey, University of Chicago

Hecke operators for characters of Rational Conformal Field Theory

High Energy Theory Seminar Series
Location: Lauritsen 469
Monday, January 29, 2018
4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Ben Grinstein, UC San Diego

Lepton Universality Violation in B-Meson Decays and Inclusive vs Exclusive |Vcb|

High Energy Physics Seminar Series
Location: Lauritsen 469
Friday, January 26, 2018
2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Cristobal Petrovich, Postdoctoral Fellow and Gruber Foundation Fellow, Canadian Institute for Theoretical Astrophysics (CITA)

Merging black holes in non-spherical nuclear star clusters

TAPIR Seminar Series
Location: Cahill 370
Friday, January 26, 2018
1:00 PM - 2:00 PM
Tom Rudelius, Institute for Advanced Study

6D SCFTs and Group Theory

High Energy Theory Seminar Series
Location: Lauritsen 469
Friday, January 26, 2018
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
Sean Carroll, Research Professor of Physics, Caltech

Bulk Entanglement Gravity

IQIM Postdoctoral and Graduate Student Seminar Series
Location: East Bridge 114
Friday, January 26, 2018
11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Leonardo Rastelli, SUNY Stony Brook

Higgs branches and chiral algebras of 4d N=2 theories -- a progress report

High Energy Theory Seminar Series
Location: Lauritsen 469
Friday, January 19, 2018
2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Anna Pancoast, NASA Einstein Fellow, Harvard-Smithsonian Center for Astrophysics

Probing the Structure of Active Galactic Nuclei Using Light Echoes

TAPIR Seminar Series
Location: Cahill 370
Friday, January 19, 2018
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
Johannes Eichholz, Postdoctoral Scholar in Experimental Physics, Adhikari Group

Improving gravitational-wave detector sensitivity with cryogenic test mass cooling

IQIM Postdoctoral and Graduate Student Seminar Series
Location: East Bridge 114
Friday, January 19, 2018
11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Aleksey Cherman, University of Washington

Emergent dimensions from large N confinement

High Energy Theory Seminar Series
Location: Lauritsen 469
Tuesday, January 16, 2018
10:30 AM - 12:00 PM
Don Page, University of Alberta

Possibilities for Probabilities and Reasoning about Boltzmann Brains

Location: Lauritsen 469
Friday, January 12, 2018
1:00 PM - 2:00 PM
Daniel Harlow, MIT

symmetries in quantum field theory and quantum gravity

High Energy Theory Seminar Series
Location: Lauritsen 469
Friday, January 12, 2018
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
David Schuster , Physics Department and James Franck Institute, University of Chicago

From many modes to many bodies

IQIM Postdoctoral and Graduate Student Seminar Series
Location: East Bridge 201
Friday, January 12, 2018
11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Dan Freed, UT Austin

Three applications of topology to physics

High Energy Theory Seminar Series
Location: Lauritsen 469
Thursday, January 11, 2018
11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Dan Freed, Department of Mathematics, University of Texas at Austin

Complex Chern-Simons invariants of 3-manifolds and abelianization

Location: Building 15, Room 122
Friday, January 5, 2018
2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Virginie Faramaz, JPL

Mean-motion resonances with eccentric planets: when analytical arguments guide and complement numerical simulations

TAPIR Seminar Series
Location: Cahill 370
Friday, December 15, 2017
2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Ben Tal Margalit, Graduate Student, Columbia University

White Dwarf – Neutron Star Mergers: from Peculiar Supernovae to Pulsar Planets

TAPIR Seminar Series
Location: Cahill 370
Friday, December 8, 2017
2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Sarah Vigeland, Research Associate, Department of Physics, University of Wisconsin, Milwaukee

Reconciling optical and radio observations of the binary millisecond pulsar PSR J1640+2224

TAPIR Seminar Series
Location: Cahill 370
Friday, December 8, 2017
2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Sarah Vigeland, University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee

TBA

TAPIR Seminar Series
Location: Cahill 370
Friday, December 8, 2017
1:00 PM - 2:00 PM
Xinan Zhou, SUNY Stony Brook

Holographic Mellin Amplitudes

High Energy Theory Seminar Series
Location: Lauritsen 469
Friday, December 8, 2017
11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Jennifer Lin, Institute for Advanced Study

Entanglement in gauge theories and gravity

High Energy Theory Seminar Series
Location: Lauritsen 469
Friday, December 1, 2017
2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Katelyn Breivik, Graduate Student, Northwestern University

Exploring compact-binary astrophysics with multi-messenger astronomy

TAPIR Seminar Series
Location: Cahill 370
Friday, December 1, 2017
1:00 PM - 2:00 PM
Tin Sulejmanpasic, ENS Paris

TBA

High Energy Theory Seminar Series
Location: Lauritsen 469
Friday, December 1, 2017
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
Michael Buchhold, Postdoctoral Scholar, Refael Group

Exploring non-equilibrium phase transitions with driven Rydberg ensembles

IQIM Postdoctoral and Graduate Student Seminar Series
Location: East Bridge 114
Friday, December 1, 2017
11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Ricardo Schiappa, Universidade de Lisboa

TBA

High Energy Theory Seminar Series
Location: Lauritsen 469
Monday, November 27, 2017
4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Peter Graham, Stanford University

Fine-tuning, Vorticity, and Singularities

High Energy Physics Seminar Series
Location: Lauritsen 469
Tuesday, November 21, 2017
2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Johan Samsing, Einstein and Spitzer-Cotsen Fellow, Princeton University

Formation of eccentric black hole gravitational wave mergers

TAPIR Seminar Series
Location: Cahill 370
Friday, November 17, 2017
2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Suoqing Ji, Graduate Student, UC Santa Barbara

Make it, Mix it and Shake it — a recipe for cold gas in circumgalactic medium

TAPIR Seminar Series
Location: Cahill 370
Friday, November 17, 2017
1:00 PM - 2:00 PM
Mashahito Yamazaki, IPMU, University of Tokyo

Gauge Theory and Integrability (Part 2)

High Energy Theory Seminar Series
Location: Lauritsen 469
Friday, November 17, 2017
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
Alex Burgers, Postdoctoral Scholar, Kimble Group

Engineering Light-Matter Interactions in Photonic Crystal Waveguides

IQIM Postdoctoral and Graduate Student Seminar Series
Location: East Bridge 114
Friday, November 17, 2017
11:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Gauge Theory and Integrability (Part 1)

High Energy Theory Seminar Series
Location: Lauritsen 469
Thursday, November 16, 2017
1:30 PM - 2:30 PM
Tarek Anous, University of British Columbia

A string-inspired SYK model and some 4d black hole phenomenology

High Energy Theory Seminar Series
Location: Lauritsen 469
Friday, November 10, 2017
2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Lile Wang, Graduate Student, Princeton University

GPU accelerated thermochemistry and radiative transfer on protoplanetary disks and exoplanet outflows

TAPIR Seminar Series
Location: Cahill 370
Friday, November 10, 2017
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
Yoni BenTov, IQIM Postdoctoral Scholar, Kitaev Group

Gravitational shockwaves on rotating black holes

IQIM Postdoctoral and Graduate Student Seminar Series
Location: East Bridge 114
Friday, November 10, 2017
11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Pietro Longhi, Uppsala University

BPS Graphs of Class S Theories

High Energy Theory Seminar Series
Location: Lauritsen 469

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