Stanford Graduate Student Orientation
(SLAC Day Thurs Sep/16/2010) 

This is part of the two day program for incoming new graduate students at Stanford starting Fall 2010. The Thursday Sep/16/2010 program will be hosted at SLAC, while the Friday Sep/17 program will be organized on campus.  

Time Location Program/Presentation Speaker/organizer talk files/ material
 8:50-- 9:00 Departs from the Oval Bus from campus to SLAC    
 9:00--10:05 LCLS/SSRL Tours of LCLS/SSRL Pat Kreitz Tour schedule details
10:05--10:15 Kavli lobby/patio (bldg 51) Refreshments    
10:15--10:25 Kavli Auditorium (bldg 51) General Introduction Su Dong ppt, pdf
10:25--11:00 Kavli Auditorium (bldg 51) Accelerator physics and facilities Eric Colby pdf
11:00--12:30 PULSE labs (bldg 40) PULSE lab tours and photon science posters Phil Bucksbaum  
12:30--13:50 ROB (bldg 48) patio Lunch + Poster session 1 Student posters on accelerator  

13:50--14:15  

Kavli Auditorium (bldg 51) Particle physics theory Shamit Kachru pdf

14:15--14:35  

Kavli Auditorium (bldg 51) Accelerator based particle physics experiments Su Dong ppt, pdf

14:35--14:55  

Kavli Auditorium (bldg 51) Non-accelerator based particle physics experiment Giorgio Gratta pdf
14:55--15:45 ROB (bldg 48) patio Break + Poster session 2 Student posters on astrophysics and cosmology / Particle physics expt+theory  

15:45--16:10  

Kavli Auditorium (bldg 51) Astrophysics and Cosmology (I) Chao-Lin Kuo pdf

16:10--16:35  

Kavli Auditorium (bldg 51) Astrophysics and Cosmology (II) Greg Madejski pdf
16:35--17:50 NLCTA Accelerator tour at NLCTA Eric Colby Tour schedule details
16:35--17:00 Kavli Auditorium/patio (bldg 51) continued individual conversations    
17:00   1st return with Marguerite to campus    
17:35   Remaining students return to campus with the orientation event bus (Kavli stop)    

 

  SLAC Particle and Particle Astrophysics faculty graduate student program

 SLAC Photon Science Faculty

Poster Session Contributions

Lunch hour session: Accelerator
Student Author Subject Area Poster Title
Alex Bullitt Accelerator SPS E-cloud & TMCI: Feedback & Control Experimental Studies
Joel Frederico Accelerator Transverse Emittance Growth in Facet
Yi Jiao Accelerator PARAMETER SCALING AND PRATICAL DESIGN OF TME LATTICE
Mike Litos Accelerator EVALUATION OF TEMPORAL DIAGNOSTIC TECHNIQUES FOR TWO-BUNCH FACET BEAM
Themis Mastoridis Accelerator

LHC Beam Diffusion Dependence on RF Noise: Models and Measurements

Chris McGuinness Accelerator Fabrication and Characterization of Three-Dimensional Photonic Crystals for Direct Laser Acceleration
Derek Mendez Accelerator Accelerator Research and Development: Photonic Crystal Fibers
Daniel Ratner Accelerator Steady State Microbunching in a Storage Ring for Generation of Coherent Radiation
Muhammad Shumail Accelerator DEVELOPMENT OF RF UNDULATOR-BASED INSERTION DEVICES FOR STORAGE RINGS AND FREE ELECTRON LASERS
Ken Soong Accelerator Laser Induced Damage of Dielectric Materials from Ultrafast Infrared Pulses
Ozhan Turgut Accelerator Electron-Clouds & TMCI: Reduced Model and Identification of the Bunch Dynamics for Control System Design.
Dao Xiang Accelerator ECHO-ENABLED HARMONIC GENERATION FREE ELECTRON LASER

 

Afternoon break session: Astrophysics and Cosmology / Particle physics experiments and theory
Student Author Subject Area Poster Title
Conrad Hutcheson  DES The Dark Energy Survey
Bart Butler (and Dan Silverstein) ATLAS New physics search with b jet and missingET signatures
Spencer Gessner (and Josh Cogan, David Miller) ATLAS LHC beam interaction region characterization in ATLAS
Katie Malone ATLAS Overlay of zero-bias data events to ATLAS simulation
Dan Silverstein (and Spencer Gessner, David Miller) ATLAS Pileup corrections for jet energy scale determination
Jose Benitez BaBar Observation of New Charm Resonances at BABAR
Jose Benitez SuperB Focusing DIRC R&D
Sho Uemura Heavy Photon Search Heavy Photon Search
Daniele Alves HEP theory Composite Dark Matter
Randy Cotta HEP theory

Signs of Supersymmetric Dark Matter in the High Energy Sky?

Bart Horn HEP theory Micromanaging de Sitter Holography
Eder Izaguirre HEP theory Prospects  at the LHC in Jets and Missing Energy Searches
Andrew Larkoski HEP theory Top Quark Amplitudes with an Anomalous Magnetic Moment
My Phuong Le HEP theory Supersymmetry Without Prejudice at the LHC

 

 


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Contacts:

SLAC PPA graduate student program manager: Prof. Dong Su (sudong@slac.stanford.edu)  for research information
SLAC PPA graduate student office administration: Judy Meo (gradoffice@slac.stanford.edu)  for general info and procedures  

Last significant update: Sep-25 2001 J. Schwiening
Last minor update: Oct-17 2003 M. Masaniai
Last minor update: Feb-23 2010 Su Dong