Particle Physics Seminar Schedule for FY13

Wherever possible, we have provided a link to the speakers e-mail address and their slides.
Particle Physics Seminars are held in the Small Seminar Room, Bldg 510

(All times are EST; Non-standard dates & times are denoted in green)

Friday, 11:00
August 23, 2013
Jiajie Ling , BNL
New Results of Electron Antineutrino Disappearance From the Daya Bay Experiment
Abstract
Slides
Thursday, 15:00
August 22, 2013
Javier Galan Lacarra , University of Zaragoza
The experimental search for axion particles
Abstract
Slides
Thursday, 15:00
August 8, 2013
Martin Leitgab , University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign
Accessing Unpolarized and Polarized Fragmentation Functions at Belle
Abstract
Thursday, 15:00
July 25, 2013
Ranjan Dharmapalan , Univ. of Alabama
MiniBooNE, Neutral Current Elastic Interactions and the search for Dark Matter.
Abstract
Thursday, 15:00
July 18, 2013
Jyoti Joshi , University of California Riverside
Evidence of s-channel single top quark production at D0
Abstract Slides
Thursday, 15:00
June 27, 2013
Claudio Kopper , Univ. of Wisconsin-Madison
First Evidence of High-Energy Extraterrestrial Neutrinos at IceCube
Abstract Slides
Thursday, 15:00
June 6, 2013
Jaroslav Va'vra, SLAC
New detector to search for the Dark Matter, slightly differently
Joint High Energy Physics/Instrumentation Seminar
Abstract
Thursday, 15:00
May 30, 2013
William Louis, LANL
MiniBooNE Neutrino Oscillation Results
Abstract
Thursday, 15:00
May 16, 2013
Cameron McBride, CFA Harvard
Understanding SDSS Quasars through Galaxy Correlations
Abstract
Wednesday, 15:00
May 15, 2013
Cameron McBride, CFA Harvard
Building a cosmic distance ladder with BOSS galaxies
Joint SB/BNL Cosmology Seminar
Monday, 15:00
May 6, 2013
Yifang Wang, IHEP, Beijing
Daya Bay II
Abstract
Wednesday, 14:00
May 1, 2013
Mark Kamionkowski, John Hopkins University
Cosmology Beyond Power Spectra
Joint SB/BNL Cosmology Seminar
Abstract
Embedded within Brookhaven Forum. Venue to be announced.
Thursday, 15:00
April 18, 2013
Scott Dodelson, Fermilab
Cosmology Post-Planck
Joint SB/BNL Cosmology Seminar
Thursday, 15:00
April 11, 2013
Regina Demina, University of Rochester
Symmetry and truth
Abstract
Slides
Friday, 15:30
March 29, 2013
Karsten Heeger, University of Wisconsin
Neutrino oscillation searches, nuclear safeguards, and advanced detector development with reactor antineutrinos
Abstract
Slides
Thursday, 15:00
March 28, 2013
Istvan Danko, University of Pittsburgh
Neutrino oscillation measurements at T2K
Abstract
Slides
Thursday, 15:00
March 21, 2013
Aravind Natarajan, Carnegie Mellon
The nature of dark matter from direct and indirect searches.
Joint SB/BNL Cosmology Seminar
Monday, 15:00
March 18, 2013
NOTE NON-STANDARD DAY & TIME
Anna Mazzacane , FNAL
The dual-readout technique for ORKA experiment at Fermilab
Abstract
Slides
Friday, 10:30 am
March 15, 2013
Large Seminar Room
Vladimir Rekovic, Rutgers
Higgs boson studies with CMS detector at the LHC
Abstract
Thursday, 3:00 pm
March 14, 2013
Dima Vavilov, TRIUMF
PIENU Experiment at TRIUMF: Precise measurement of the pi -> e nu decay
Abstract
Slides
Thursday, 15:00
February 28, 2013
Vadim Rusu, FNAL
mu2e: Searching for charged lepton flavor violation at Fermilab
Abstract
Slides
Thursday, 11:00
February 28, 2013
Elizabeth Worcester, BNL
LBNE in the Precision Era of Neutrino Oscillation
Abstract
Thursday, 15:00
February 21, 2013
John Peterson, Purdue University
Simulating the Large Synoptic Survey Telescope One Photon at a Time
Joint SB/BNL Cosmology Seminar
Wednesday, 14:00
February 20, 2013
NON-STANDARD DAY,TIME
Paolo Gondolo, University of Utah
On the kinetic decoupling of WIMPs
Abstract
Friday, 15:30
February 15, 2013
NON-STANDARD DAY,TIME
Xin Qian, CalTech
Neutrino Oscillation: the Daya Bay Experiment and Beyond
Abstract
Thursday, 15:00
February 14, 2013
Amarjit Soni, BNL
(At long last!) Lattice conquest of the Delta I=1/2 Rule and all that
Abstract
Slides
Thursday, 15:00
February 7, 2013
Kai Yi, Iowa
Observation of structures in the J/\psi phi spectrum of exclusive B+ -> J/\psi phi K+ decays by CMS
Abstract
Slides
Friday, 15:30
January 25, 2013
NON-STANDARD DAY,TIME
Sheldon Stone, Syracuse University
New Physics from LHCb, including Bs=>mu+,mu-
Abstract
Slides
Thursday, 15:00
January 24, 2013
Thomas O'Donnell, LBL
KamLAND/Zen
Abstract
Slides
Thursday, 15:00
January 17, 2013
Mayda Velsaco, Northwestern University
High Luminosity e+ e- and gamma gamma Colliders to study the Higgs Boson - LEP3 and SAPPHIRE
Abstract
Slides
Monday, 14:00
January 14, 2013
NON-STANDARD DAY,TIME
Agnieszka Cieplak, UC San Diego
Constraining Primordial Black Hole Dark Matter using Microlensing
Abstract
Friday, 14:00
January 11, 2013
NON-STANDARD DAY,TIME
Eli Visbal, Harvard
Impact of the Relative Velocity Between Baryons and Dark Matter on the First Galaxies
Abstract
Thursday, 15:00
January 10, 2013
Daniel Grin, Institute for Advanced Study, Princeton
Cosmic initial conditions, dark matter, and the microwave background.
Abstract
Thursday, 15:00
January 3, 2013
Morag Scrimegeour, International Centre for Radio Astronomy Research
Large-scale homogeneity vs. small-scale inhomogeneities: testing LambdaCDM with large-scale structure
Abstract
Thursday, 15:00
December 20, 2012
Nicolo Cartiglia, University of Torino and INFN
Total pp (antip) cross section measurements at 2, 7, 8, and 57 TeV
Abstract
Slides
Thursday, 15:00
December 13, 2012
Karen Gibson, Case Western Reserve University
The LUX Dark Matter Experiment
Abstract
Thursday, 15:00
December 6, 2012
WORKSHOP. NO SEMINAR.

Thursday, 15:00
November 29, 2012
Will High, KICP Chicago
Direct Weak Lensing Calibration of the Galaxy Cluster Mass Scale in the South Pole Telescope Sunyaev-Zel'dovich Survey
Abstract
Thursday, 15:00
November 22st, 2012

THANKSGIVING

Thursday, 15:00
November 15, 2012
Chao Zhang, BNL
Daya Bay II - A 60km baseline Reactor Neutrino Experiment
Abstract
Slides
Thursday, 15:00
November 1st, 2012
Chihway Chang, SLAC
From Cosmology to CCDs -- Weak Lensing Systematics and LSST
Abstract
Thursday, 15:00
October 11, 2012
Barbara Jaeger, Mainz University
Weak boson fusion at the Large Hadron Collider
Slides
Thursday, 15:00
October 4, 2012
Jure Zupan, University of Cincinnati
Bounds on annual modulation signal from dark matter
Abstract