Events Archive

June 20, 2016 -
12:30pm to 2:30pm
HEP Seminar: Jiyeon Han (University of Rochester)
 Title : Angular coefficients and forward-backward asymmetry of Drell-Yan process in hadron collider  Abstract :Drell-Yan process is a clean and unique signature with high rate in...
June 13, 2016 -
12:30pm to 2:30pm
CANCELED! HEP Seminar:Terence Liberio (Texas Tech)
Title: Inclusive jet cross section at sqrt(s) = 2.76 TeV and FFTJet algorithmAbstract:Part I - Inclusive jet cross section : The abundant production of jets at the LHC serves as an important means to...
May 23, 2016 -
12:00pm to 1:30pm
AstroLunch: David Wik (NASA Goddard Space Flight Center)
Title: X-Raying the Growth of Cosmic StructureAbstract: TBA
May 18, 2016 - 4:30pm
HEP Seminar: Shankha Banerjee (LAPTh, Annecy)
Title : Signatures of sneutrino dark matter in an extension of the CMSSMAbstract : Current data (LHC direct searches, Higgs mass, dark matter-related bounds) severely affect the constrained...
May 13, 2016 - 12:00pm
AstroLunch: Bernhard Mueller (Queen’s University, Belfast)
Title: Understanding the Explosions of Massive StarsAbstract: Core-collapse supernovae, the violent deaths of massive stars, are among the most spectacular phenomena in astrophysics: Supernovae...
May 9, 2016 - 3:30pm to May 11, 2016 - 3:30pm
Phenomenology 2016 Symposium
Tentative plenary topics and speakers:John Alison (Univ of Chicago): BSM searches at the LHCBarry Barish (Caltech): Observation of gravitational waves by LIGORachel Bean (Cornell Univ): Cosmology...
May 9, 2016 - 3:45pm
Astrophysics Seminar: Bernhard Mueller (Queen’s University, Belfast)
Title: Understanding the Explosions of Massive StarsAbstract: Core-collapse supernovae, the violent deaths of massive stars, are among the most spectacular phenomena in astrophysics: Supernovae...
April 27, 2016 -
4:30pm to 6:00pm
HEP Semianar: Reinhard Schwienhorst (Michigan State University)
Title: TBAAbstract: TBA
April 26, 2016 - 1:30pm
Buhl Lecture: Barry Barish (CalTech)
Bio:    Barry Barish is the Linde Professor of Physics, Emeritus, at the California Institute of Technology.  He is a leading expert on gravitational waves, having led the Laser...
April 26, 2016 - 12:00pm
HEP Seminar: Diana Parno (University of Washington)
Title: Unmasking the Neutrino: The Standard Model and BeyondAbstract:When nonzero neutrino mass was definitively established some fifteen years ago, these neutral, spin-1/2 elementary particles gave...
April 25, 2016 - 4:30pm
Joint PITT-CMU Physics and Astronomy Colloquium: Bryan Gaensler (U Toronto)
Title: Radio Polarimetry and Cosmic MagnetismAbstract:A remarkable discovery made by 20th century astronomers was that the Universe is threaded with magnetic fields. Furthermore, these magnetic...
April 22, 2016 - 12:00pm
Astro Lunch: Sumit Sarbadhicary/ Antonio Villarreal (PITT)
Sumit SarbadhicaryTitle: Using populations of supernova remnants in Local Group galaxies as SN surveys.Abstract:             Supernova...
April 18, 2016 - 4:30pm
Joint PITT-CMU Physics and Astronomy Colloquium: Joel Parriott (AAS)
Title: TBAAbstract: TBA
April 11, 2016 - 4:30pm
Joint PITT-CMU Physics and Astronomy Colloquium: Eric Dahl (Northwestern)
Title: TBAAbstract: TBA
April 6, 2016 -
4:30pm to 6:00pm
HEP Seminar: Pasha Bolokhov (University of Minnesota)
Title:"2D-4D Correspondence: Towers of Kinks versus Towers of Monopoles"Abstract:Two-dimensional models give a very attractive playground area as a theory imitating some of the main...

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