Theory Seminars Location: Green Room (except where noted)

2006 Previous Seminars                                                           Theoretical Physics Group 
John F. Gunion
University of California, Davis
Motivation and Evidence for the h ->aa NMSSM Higgs Scenario Wed, January 11, 2006
1:30 p.m. - 3 p.m
Guido Marandella
University of California, Davis
The Super-Little Higgs Friday, January 13, 2006
12:30 p.m. - 2 p.m.
Wu-yen Chuang
SLAC/Stanford University
Complex/Symplectic Mirrors Friday, January 13, 2006
1:30 p.m. - 3 p.m.
Roni Harnik
SLAC/Stanford University
The Twin HiggsFriday, January 20, 2006
12:30 p.m. - 2 p.m.
Gouranga Nayak
Stony Brook
Fragmentation and Factorization in Heavy Quarkonium ProductionWed, January 25, 2006
1:30 p.m. - 3 p.m.
Krishna Rajagopal
MIT
Cold, Dense (but not asymptotically dense) Quark Matter Friday, January 27, 2006
12:30 p.m. - 2 p.m.
   



   
Guy de Teramond
Costa Rica University
Strongly coupled conformal gauge dynamics and AdS/QCDWed, February 1, 2006
1:30 p.m. - 3 p.m.
Yuval Grossman
Technion
Neutrinos and Lorentz ViolationWed, February 8, 2006
1 p.m. - 2:30 p.m.
Bogdan Florea
SLAC/Stanford University
Gauge-Mediated Supersymmetry Breaking in String CompactificationsFriday, February 10, 2006
12:30 p.m. - 2 p.m.
Frank Petriello
University of Wisconsin
Numerical methods for perturbative calculationsWed., February 15, 2006
1 p.m. - 2:30 p.m.
Andrea Piccione
Torino University/INFN
The neural network approach to parton fitting Thursday, February 16, 2006
2 p.m. - 3:30 p.m.
Jay Wacker
Stanford University
Long Lived Gluinos in Split Supersymmetry Friday, February 17, 2006
12:30 p.m. - 2 p.m
Radovan Dermisek
IAS
Natural Electroweak Symmetry Breaking and Higgs at 100 GeV Friday, February 24, 2006
12:30 p.m. - 2 p.m.
   



   
Michael Graesser
Caltech
Towards a High Energy Theory for Ghost Condensation Wed, March 1, 2006
1 p.m. - 2:30 p.m.
James Wells
University of Michigan
Charging the supersymmetric mu-termFriday, March 3, 2006
12:30 p.m. - 2 p.m.
Ryuichiro Kitano
SLAC/Stanford University
A Natural Supersymmetric Standard Model Wed, March 8, 2006
1 p.m. - 2:30 p.m.
Babis Anastasiou
ETH Zurich
Challenges for perturbative calculations at the Large Hadron ColliderFriday, March 10, 2006
12:30 p.m. - 2 p.m.
Michele Papucci
LBNL
Next to Minimal Flavor ViolationWed, March 15, 2006
1:30 p.m. - 3 p.m
Ikaros Bigi
Notre Dame University
What used to be vices have become virtues - recent successes of the HQETFriday, March 17, 2006. 
12:30 p.m. - 2 p.m.
Csaba Csaki
Cornell
The Super-little HiggsFriday, March 24, 2006
12:30 p.m. - 2 p.m.
Graham Kribs
University of Oregon
A Peaceful UniverseWed, March 29, 2006
1:30 p.m. - 3 p.m
Tadas Krupovnickas
Brookhaven National Laboratory
Experimental Implications of Supersymmetric Models with Non-Universal Gaugino MassesFriday, March 31, 2006
12:30 p.m. - 2 p.m.
   



   
Andy Haas
Columbia University
Results of the Search for Stopped Gluinos using the DO DetectorWed, April 5, 2006
1:30 p.m. - 3 p.m
No seminar No seminar Friday, April 7, 2006.
Changrim Ahn
Ewha University/SLAC
Integrable Models for AdS/CFTWed, April 12, 2006
1:30 p.m. - 3 p.m.
Santosh Kumar Rai
Harish-Chandra Research Institute
Associated photons and new physics at linear collidersFriday, April 14, 2006
12:30 p.m. - 2 p.m.
Lawrence Hall
LBNL
A More Natural Higgs Sector at the LHC

Slides:http://www.slac.stanford.edu/grp/th/talks/hall-slac.pdf

Wed, April 19, 2006
1:30 p.m. - 3 p.m.
John Terning
UC Davis
Field Theory on Multi-throat Backgrounds Friday, April 21, 2006
12:30 p.m. - 2 p.m.
Martin Schmaltz
Boston University
Hidden sector susy breaking and conformal sequestering Wed, April 26, 2006
1:30 p.m. - 3 p.m.
Katie Freese
University of Michigan
Natural Inflation after WMAP Friday, April 28, 2006
12:30 p.m. - 2 p.m.
   



   
Navin Sivanandam
Stanford University
The Non-BPS Black Hole Attractor Equation Wed, May 3, 2006
1:30 p.m. - 3 p.m.
 No seminar Friday, May 5, 2006.
Krishna Rajagopal
MIT and LBNL
Probing the Properties of Big Bang Quark Matter (Including anWed, May 10, 2006
1:30 p.m. - 3 p.m.
Christian Bauer
LBNL
Improving jet distributions with effective field theory Friday, May 12, 2006
12:30 p.m. - 2 p.m.
Itay Yavin
Harvard University
Spin Determination at the LHCWed, May 17, 2006
1:30 p.m. - 3 p.m.
Darren Forde
Saclay, SPhT
1-loop QCD with as many partons as you wishThursday, May 18, 2006
2:30 p.m. - 4 p.m.
Hock Seng Goh
University of Arizona
Twin Higgs from Left-Right SymmetryFriday, May 19, 2006
12:30 p.m. - 2 p.m.
Mina Arvanitaki
Stanford University
An axial symmetry for the mu problem Wed, May 24, 2006
1:30 p.m. - 3 p.m.
Taizan Watari
LBNL/Berkeley
Dim. 4 proton decay and the underlying gauge symmetry Friday, May 26, 2006
12:30 p.m. - 2 p.m.
Takuya Okuda
Santa Barbara
Ghost D-branesWed, May 31, 2006
1:30 p.m. - 3 p.m.
   



   
Ben Lillie
Chicago/Argonne
Off-the-Wall Higgs and Gravitational EWSB in the Randall-Sundrum ModelThursday, June 8, 2006
11 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.
Ben Gripaios
Oxford
Improved Naturalness With or Without SupersymmetryFriday, June 9, 2006
12:30 p.m. - 2 p.m.
Lance Dixon
SLAC
Loop  Fest V.  SLAC. Radiative Corrections for the International Linear Collider: Multi-Loops and Multi-Legs.

 http://www-conf.slac.stanford.edu/loopfestv/ 

June 19-21, 2006.
   



   
Richard Lebed
Arizona
Baryons and Large N_c in Happy ResonanceFriday, July 7, 2006
12:30 p.m. - 2 p.m.
Michael Gronau
Technion
Precision tests of flavor and CP violation in B decays Tuesday, July 11, 2006
12:30 p.m. - 1:30 p.m.
Hsin-Chia Cheng
UC, Davis
Little Higgs M-theoryWed, July 12, 2006
1:30 p.m. - 3 p.m.
   



   
Roberto Casadio
UniversitÓ di Bologna
The method of comparison equation for cosmological and black hole Wednesday, August 2, 2006
1:30 p.m. - 3 p.m.
H. Fritzsch
MPI, Munich
Fundamental Constants and their Time Dependence Friday, August 4, 2006
12:30 p.m. - 2 p.m.
Diana Vaman
U. Michigan
On-shell recurrence relations and the largest time equation Wednesday, August 9, 2006
1:30 p.m. - 3 p.m.
Susan Gardner
University of Kentucky
The Nucleon Electric Dipole Moment in Light-Front QCD Friday,August 11, 2006
12:30 p.m. - 2 p.m.
David Kosower
CEA,Saclay
New Results in N=4 Supersymmetric Gauge Theory Wed, August 16, 2006
1:30 p.m. - 3 p.m.
   



   
Gerald A. Miller
U. Washington
QCD in Nuclear Theory Wed, September 6, 2006
1:30 p.m. - 3 p.m.
Oscar Cata
U. Washington, Seattle
Euclidean vs Minkowki: from the OPE to the spectrum of QCD? Friday,September 8, 2006
12:30 p.m. - 2 p.m.
Yutaka Ookouchi
Caltech
Landscape of Supersymmetry Breaking Vacua in Geometrically Realized Gauge TheoriesWed, September 13, 2006
1:30 p.m. - 3 p.m.
Chung Kao
Oklahoma U.
B_s to mu mu versus direct Higgs searches at Hadron Colliders Wed,September 20, 2006
1:30 p.m. - 3 p.m
Peter Svrcek
SLAC/Stanford University
Axions In String Theory Friday,September 22, 2006
12:30 p.m. - 2 p.m.
Jay Hubisz
Fermilab
Radion Phenomenology in Warped Models of Electroweak Symmetry Breaking Wed,September 27, 2006
1:30 p.m. - 3 p.m
Devin Walker
Wisconsin U., Madison
Top Quarks at High Invariant Mass: A Model Independent Discriminator of New Physics at the LHC Friday,September 29, 2006
12:30 p.m. - 2 p.m.
   



Natalia Shuhmaher
McGill
Bulk dynamics in the early stages of the Universe Wed,October 4, 2006
1:30 p.m. - 3 p.m
Wu-Yen Chuang
SLAC
Topological Twisted Sigma Models with H-flux Friday,October 6, 2006
12:30 p.m. - 2 p.m.
Matthew Reece
Cornell University
Braneless AdS/QCD and Regge Physics Wed,October 11, 2006
1:30 p.m. - 3 p.m
Hitoshi Murayama
UC Berkeley
How can we test seesaw experimentally? Friday,October 13, 2006
12:30 p.m. - 2 p.m.
Mikhail Rogal
DESY, Zeuthen
Charged current deep inelastic scattering at three loops Wed,October 18,  2006
1:30 p.m. - 3 p.m
John Conley
SLAC/Stanford
Microscopic Primordial Black Holes and Extra Dimensions Friday, October 20, 2006
12:30 p.m. - 2 p.m.
Takemichi Okui
Johns Hopkins U.
A Hologram of the 't Hooft Model Wed,October 25,  2006
1:30 p.m. - 3 p.m
Jesse Thaler
UC Berkeley
Disentangling Dimension Six Operators through Di-Higgs Boson Production Friday, October 27, 2006
12:30 p.m. - 2 p.m.
   



   
Erich Poppitz
U. Toronto
Old and new in the lattice definition of chiral gauge theories Friday, November 3, 2006
12:30 p.m. - 2 p.m.
Raghvendra Srikanth
Harish-Chandra Research Institute
Bilarge neutrino mixing and lepton number violation in supersymmetric models Wed,November 8,  2006
1:30 p.m. - 3 p.m
Iain Stewart
MIT
Singularities and Mode Factorization in Field Theory Friday, November 10, 2006
12:30 p.m. - 2 p.m.
Mithat Unsal
SLAC
Phases of large N gauge theories and orbifold equivalences Wed, November 15,  2006
1:30 p.m. - 3 p.m
Assaf Shomer
UC Santa Cruz
A bound on gauge couplings from gravity Friday, November 17, 2006
12:30 p.m. - 2 p.m.
Tuhin Roy
Boston University
Can we see unification at the LHC Wed, November 29,  2006
1:30 p.m. - 3 p.m
   



   
Stephen Shenker
Stanford U.
A Single Observer Measure in Old Eternal Inflation Friday, December 1, 2006
12:30 p.m. - 2 p.m.
Masahiro Ibe
SLAC
Implications of Inflation on the MSSM Wed, December 6,  2006
1:30 p.m. - 3 p.m
  No Seminar (LHC west coast meeting) Friday, December 8, 2006
Linda Carpenter
UC Santa Cruz
R parity Violation and Light Higgs Scenarios Wed, December 13,  2006
1:30 p.m. - 3 p.m
Peter Graham
Stanford U.
Colloquium:"Testing Gravity with Atom Interferometry Friday,December 15, 2006
12:30 p.m. - 2 p.m.
No Seminar Christmas Break 12/20/06-1/3/07.
   



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