TEP Seminars      

particles

The goal of Theoretical Elementary Particle (TEP) physics seminars  is to attain a fundamental description of the laws of physics, the constituents of matter and their interactions.

SCSS

stringsThe Southern California Strings Seminar (SCSS) is where we gather and discuss new ideas and developments, both general and specialized, in the field. 

Bhaumik Luncheon

brainstormThe goal of this Seminar series is to learn about exciting new ideas from scientists in the department through short talks and discussions. 

BLYSS

bulbThe goal of this seminar is to learn about exciting new ideas from up-and-coming scientists in the department and from around the world.

TEP Seminars

Seminars are held in the UCLA Physics & Astronomy Building (PAB) Room 4-330, Tuesdays 4-5pm unless otherwise noted.

Winter 2021 Seminars will be held virtually on Zoom at 4PM

Tuesday, January 5th: Kantaro Ohmori (Stony Brook University)
"WZW model revisited"
*Special time: 10AM

Tuesday, January 12th: Shai Chester (Weizmann)
"Derivation of AdS/CFT for Vector Models"
*Special time: 10AM

Tuesday, January 19th: Mukund Rangamani (Institute for Advanced Study)
"Real-time gravitational replicas"

Tuesday, January 26th: Richard Nally (Stanford)
"Supersymmetric Flux Vacua and Calabi-Yau Modularity"

Tuesday, February 2nd: Leonardo Rastelli (Stony Brook Unviersity)
"TBA"

Tuesday, February 9th: Luca Iliesiu (Princeton)
"The statistical mechanics of near-extremal and near-BPS black holes"

Tuesday, February 16th: Ira Rothstein (Carnegie Mellon)
"The IR structure of  QCD in the near forward limit. A fresh look at an old problem”

Tuesday, February 23rd: Agnese Bissi (Uppsala University)
"TBA"
*Special time: 10AM

Tuesday, March 2nd:  Igor Klebanov (Princeton)
"TBA"

Tuesday, March 9th: Eric D'Hoker (UCLA)
"TBA"

Tuesday, March 16th: TBA
"TBA"

Tuesday, March 23rd: TBA
"TBA"

Tuesday, March 30th: Martin Fluder (Princeton)
"TBA"

 

 


 

TEP Lunch Seminars 

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Bhaumik Luncheon Seminars

The Mani L. Bhaumik Institute of Theoretical Physics is pleased to present the Bhaumik Luncheon Seminar series. The goal of this Seminar series is to learn about exciting new ideas from scientists in the department through short talks and discussions. The Seminar is usually held once per academic quarter. Come, participate, and enjoy a light lunch.

Upcoming Bhaumik Luncheon Seminars:

TBA*


Bhaumik Luncheon Young Scientists Seminar (BLYSS)

Our new seminar series, the Bhaumik Luncheon Young Scientists Seminar (BLYSS) launched in Fall of 2017. The goal of this seminar is to learn about exciting new ideas from up-and-coming scientists in the department and from around the world.

Upcoming BLYSS:

Friday, March 13th. See details here. 

Winter 2020: **POSTPONED**


Southern California Strings Seminar Winter 2020

The Southern California Strings Seminar returns to UCLA for Winter 2020 on Friday, February 21st. We gather and discuss new ideas and developments, both general and specialized, in the field. This year's speakers include Juan Maldacena (IAS), Shu-Heng Shao (IAS), Douglas Stanford (Stanford), and Andrew Strominger (Harvard).

Click this link for the SCSS schedule of speakers

Juan Maldecena