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.

Tuesday, January 7th: Aleksey Cherman (University of Minnesota)
"Confinement in 2d adjoint QCD"

Tuesday, January 14th: Andres Luna Godoy (UCLA)
"Spinning binary Hamiltonian from scattering amplitudes."

Tuesday, January 28th: Natalie Paquette (Caltech)
"Koszul duality in field theory & holography"

Tuesday, February 4th: Eric Perlmutter (Caltech)
"Loop Amplitudes and Extra Dimensions in AdS/CFT"

Tuesday, February 11th: Julio Parra- Martinez 
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Tuesday, February 18th:
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Tuesday, February 25th: Joe Minahan (Uppsala)
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Tuesday, March 3rd:
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Tuesday, March 10th:
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Tuesday, March 17th: Bhaumik Lecture by Daniel Freedman (MIT)
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TEP Lunch Seminars 

During the 2020 Winter Quarter, lunch seminars will be held on Fridays at 12PM in the Schwinger Lounge.

Friday, January 10th: Cyril Closset (Oxford)

"On 5d SCFTs and their BPS quivers."

Friday, January 17th: 2nd Strings Journal Club

A review of black hole thermodynamics by Amey

Friday, January 24th: 2nd Strings Journal Club

Topic: The Unruh effect and Hawking radiation

Speakers: Stathis Megas and Nick Geiser

Friday, January 31st: Eric Sawyer (UCLA)

Anomalous Dimensions from On-Shell Methods”

Friday, February 7th: 

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Friday, February 14th: 

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Friday, February 21st: 

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Friday, February 28th: 

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Friday, March 6th

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Friday, March 13th

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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:

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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:

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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