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,
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
Redwood Room Photon Science David Reis
Redwood Room Particle Physics Theory Jay Wacker
Redwood Room Particle Physics Experiment Ariel Schwartzman pptx 12:30--14:00 ROB patio/hallway Lunch + Poster session
Conversations between students and faculty/staff
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 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
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
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
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