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.

Fall 2021 Seminars will be held in person in PAB 4-330 and virtually on Zoom at 4PM

Tuesday, October 5th: Justin Kaidi (Stony Brook)
"Non-invertible defects of 4d Yang-Mills"

Tuesday, October 12th: Orr Sela (UCLA)
Emergent symmetries in 3d and compactification from 5d

Tuesday, October 19th: Pierluigi Niro (UCLA)
"3d large N vector models at the boundary"

Tuesday, October 26th: Michael Ruf (UCLA)
"From amplitudes to higher-order corrections to the dynamics of black-hole binaries"

Tuesday, November 2nd: Po-Shen Hsin (UCLA)
"Berry phase in quantum field theory"

Tuesday, November 9th: Fei Yan (Rutgers)
"Fun with SUSY defects"

Tuesday, November 16th: Riccardo Penco (Carnegie Mellon)
"Hidden Symmetries and Static Response of Black Holes"

Tuesday, November 23rd: 
*Thanksgiving*

Tuesday, November 30th: Shu-Heng Shao (IAS)
"On topological boundary conditions in 2+1d "

Tuesday, December 7th: TBA
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Tuesday, November 14th: TBA
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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:

Thursday, February 25th. See details here.


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