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.

*Spring 2020 Seminars will be held virtually on Zoom at 3:30PM

Tuesday, April 14th: Nathaniel Craig (UCSB)
"Loops, Trees, and Higgs EFTs" 

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Tuesday, April 21st: Ying Lin (Caltech)
 "Playing with Topological Defects in 2d"
 
Tuesday, April 28th: Jaroslav Trnka (UC Davis)
"New view on graviton scattering amplitudes"
 

Tuesday, May 5th: Per Kraus (UCLA)
"Anomalous Dimensions from Thermal AdS Partition Functions"

Tuesday, May 12th: Anton Kapustin (Caltech)
"Diabolical points in QFT and quantum lattice models"

Tuesday, May 19th: Sasha Zhiboedov (CERN)
"An analytical toolkit for the S-matrix bootstrap."

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Tuesday, May 26th: Kathryn Zurek (Caltech)
"Infrared Spacetime Fluctuations from Quantum Gravity"

Tuesday, June 2nd: Konstantinos Roumpedakis (Stony Brook)
"Two-Dimensional adjoint QCD and Topological Lines"

Tuesday, June 9th: Victor Gorbenko (IAS)
"Infrared Dynamics of Quantum Fields in Cosmology"

Tuesday, June 16th:  Scott Collier (Harvard)
"Virasoro bootstrap, universality, and pure gravity"


 

TEP Lunch Seminars 

TBA 

 

 


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