Stanford Graduate Student Orientation

SLAC Day Thursday Sep/20/2012 

This is part of the two day program for incoming new graduate students at Stanford starting Fall 2012. The Thursday Sep/20/2012 program will be hosted at SLAC, while the Wednesday Sep/19 program will be organized on Stanford campus.

A printable copy of the program: [PDF]

Collected slides from some of the Wednesday campus program talks:

Time Location Program/Presentation Speaker/organizer talk files/ material
7:00--8:15 Travel to SLAC Find your own way to take the free Marguerite shuttle. Catch shuttle (SLAC Line) on Sierra Mall in front of Hewlett and get off at SLAC Kavli Building. Travel time ~20min. [SLAC Line schedule]  
8:15--9:00 Redwood Room* Light Breakfast    
9:00--9:15 Redwood Room Introduction Lance Dixon,
Anders Nilsson
 
9:15--9:45 Redwood Room Accelerator Physics Tor Raubenheimer pptx
9:45--10:15 Redwood Room LCLS Jo Stohr pptx
10:15--10:30 ROB patio/hallway Break
10:30--11:00 Redwood Room SSRL Piero Pianetta  

11:00--11:30 

Redwood Room Photon Science David Reis  

11:30--12:00

Redwood Room Particle Physics Theory Jay Wacker  

12:00--12:30

Redwood Room Particle Physics Experiment Ariel Schwartzman pptx
12:30--14:00 ROB patio/hallway Lunch + Poster session

Conversations between students and faculty/staff

14:00--17:00  

Various locations Open House: open office, lab tours (details see below)
13:30--15:45 Accelerator tour: 
LCLS Undulator/ FACET/ NLCTA
 Start from ROB Redwood Room, West Parking Lot (led by Spencer Gessner)
14:00--16:00 Photon Science tour: LCLS/ SSRL  Start from ROB Redwood Room, West Parking Lot (led by John Galayda)
17:00--18:00 Go back to Stanford campus by Marguerite shuttle on yourself. [SLAC Line schedule]

* Redwood Room is in Building 48 (ROB) ground floor

 

  SLAC Particle Physics and Astrophysics (PPA) faculty graduate student program

 SLAC Photon Science Faculty

 

SLAC Open House Programs

Accelerator Physics:

Accelerator Research Opportunities
Events Name Building Room Description/Time
Tours please see the main program table above for new tour details (updated Sep/19)
Open Office
Prof. Alex Chao* A&E (41) 100 1:30--5:00pm (*will be represented by Daniel Ratner)
Prof. John Fox 280C 106 2:00--4:00pm
Dr. Joel England A&E (41) 134C 1:00--5:00pm  (may be at NLCTA during tour time)  
Dr. Mark Hogan A&E (41) 130C 2:00--5:00pm
Prof. Tor Raubenheimer 280A 275 2:00--5:00pm
Prof. Ronald Ruth A&E (41) 100A 2:00--4:00pm

LCLS/SSRL/Photon Science:

Photon Science
Events Name Building Room Description/Time
Tours please see the main program table above for new tour details (updated Sep/19)
Open Office/lab
PULSE Institute 40 ground floor 2:00--3:30pm
Prof. David Reis 40 162 2:00--5:00pm
Prof. Joachim Stohr 40 310 2:00--3:00pm (please check with Jo during lunch)

 

Particle Astrophysics and Cosmology with KIPAC:

Some KIPAC faculties also have open office on campus. Please check the full open office schedule for details.

DES / LSST
Events Name Building Room Time
Open Office Prof. David Burke KIPAC (51) 313 all day
Prof. Aaron Roodman KIPAC (51) 210 10:30am--5:00pm
Fermi / CTA
Events Name Building Room Time
Open office
Prof. Elliott Bloom KIPAC (51) 215 11:00am--1:30pm
Dr. Greg Madejski KIPAC (51) 314 2:00--5:00pm
CDMS
Events Time Building Room Time
Open Office
Dr. Rich Partridge Kavli (51) 324 2:00--5:00pm
Please also check Prof. Blas Cabrera's open office time on Stanford campus 

Particle Physics Experiments:

ATLAS/EXO/HPS:  Central Lab Annex (CLA, building 84) Room B259 will be a central reception point for students with to get directions to open office meetings, lab tours and conversations with existing students and people in the various programs. 

ATLAS   (program summary)
Events Time Building Room Description
Lab tour

2:00-5:00pm

CLA (84) gather at B259  a) ATLAS pixel/tracker labs
b) High bandwidth DAQ lab.  
Events Name Building Room Time
Open Office
Prof. Ariel Schwartzman CLA (84) B257 2:30--5:00pm
Prof. Dong Su CLA (84) B287 2:30--5:00pm   (except some lab tour times)
Dr. Charlie Young CLA (84) B222 2:30--5:00pm
EXO    (program summary)
Events Name Building Room Time
Open Office /Open lab
Prof. Martin Breidenbach CLA (84) B210 2:00--5:00pm
Please also check Prof. Giorgio Gratta's open office time on Stanford campus 
Heavy Photon Search (HPS) at JLab   
Events Name Building Room Time
Open Office Prof. John Jaros CLA (84) B228 2:00--5:00pm

Particle Physics Theory:

Research Office Building (ROB, building 48) Room B224 will be a central reception point for students with HEP theory interests to get directions to open office meetings and conversations with people in the HEP theory group.  

Particle Physics Theory
Events Name Building Room Time
Group session General discussion with theory group together ROB (48) 224 2:00-3:00pm
Open Office Prof. Lance Dixon ROB (48) 229 3:00-4:00pm
Dr. Stefan Hoeche ROB (48) 220 all day



 

Marguerite Shuttle and SLAC Building Map

     Marguerite shuttle

     Free bus service Stanford campus <=> SLAC

 

 

  Building map and Marguerite stops inside SLAC (pdf)

 


Contacts:

 
Stanford Student Orientation Committee chair: Prof. Phil Bucksbaum
SLAC PPA graduate student program manager (and info on this page): Prof. Dong Su