Events Archive

July 19, 2017 -
2:00pm to 4:00pm
Kara Ponder PhD Defense
Title: Fitting and Phenomenology in Type Ia Supernova Cosmology: Generalized Likelihood Analyses for Multiple Evolving Populations and Observations of Near-Infrared Lightcurves including Host...
July 18, 2017 -
2:00pm to 4:00pm
Abhi Prakash PhD Defense
Title: Probing the Large Scale Structure of the Universe Through Luminous Red Galaxies Abstract: The study of Baryon Acoustic Oscillations (BAO) has become central to understand the nature of...
July 12, 2017 -
10:00am to 12:00pm
Michelle Tomczyk PhD Defense
Title: Electronic Interactions in Complex-Oxide NanodevicesAbstract: Strontium titanate (SrTiO3) is known as a superconducting semiconductor and possesses characteristics suggesting an...
July 6, 2017 -
4:00pm to 5:00pm
Condensed Matter Physics Seminar: Jonathan Ruhman (MIT)
Title: Superconductivity at low density and its relation to superconductivity in topological materials  Abstract: Topological superconductors are one of the most exotic states predicted for...
June 7, 2017 -
4:00pm to 5:00pm
PQI Event: Alex Edelman (University of Chicago)
Title: Polaron-Plasmon Superconductivity in Strontium Titanate  Abstract: Strontium titanate is a bulk insulator that becomes superconducting at remarkably low carrier densities. Even more...
May 5, 2017 - 11:45am to May 8, 2017 - 11:45am
Pheno 2017
The 2017 Phenomenology Symposium will be held May 8-10, 2017 at the University of Pittsburgh. It will cover the latest topics in particle phenomenology and theory plus related issues in astrophysics...
May 1, 2017 -
1:00pm to 3:00pm
Zhuoni Qian PhD Defense
Title: Higgs Boson Properties at CollidersAbstract: Since its discovery at the large hadron collider (LHC) in 2012, the Higgs boson and its properties are under intense investigation from both...
April 30, 2017 -
9:30am to 11:30am
Pre-Commencement Brunch
April 26, 2017 -
9:00am to 12:00pm
Damon Hansen PhD Defense
Title: Measurement of Muon Neutrino Charged-Current High Q2 Double Differential Cross-Section using the Pi-Zero Detector at T2K Abstract: Tokai-to-Kamioka (T2K) is a long baseline neutrino...
April 25, 2017 -
8:30am to 11:30am
Junmou Chen PhD Defense
April 21, 2017 - 12:30pm
HEP Seminar: Kaustubh Agashe (UMD)
Title: Natural Seesaw in Warped/Composite Higgs frameworkand its LHC SignalsAbstract: I will show how a natural seesaw model for SMneutrino mass arises within the general framework of awarped extra...
April 20, 2017 -
4:00pm to 5:00pm
PQI/Condensed Matter Seminar: Ramesh Budhani
Title: Quantum Phases and Phase Transitions in Two-Dimensional Highly Correlated Metals at Oxide InterfacesAbstract: The two-dimensional diffusive metal stabilized at the interface of SrTiO3 and the...
April 14, 2017 -
4:00pm to 6:00pm
Anthony Zummo BPhil Defense
April 4, 2017 -
5:30pm to 7:00pm
Artists in Residence Program
Musical Performances:Kenneth Brown-Simulation No.1{Professor Jeffrey Newman} Brian Riordan-The First Wave{Professor Arthur Kosowsky} Readings:Gabrielle Rajerison-The Universe Offers No...
April 3, 2017 -
4:30pm to 6:00pm
Joint PITT-CMU Colloquium: Mark Eriksson (U. Wisconsin)
Title: Quantum control of spins in silicon  Abstract: One of the remarkable features of spins in the solid state is the enormous range of time-scales over which coherent manipulation is...