Lounge The UCLA Department of Physics and Astronomy is located in the Physics and Astronomy Building (PAB) and Knudsen Hall. The administrative offices of the Mani L. Bhaumik Institute are located on the fourth floor of the Physics and Astronomy building.

To view an interactive campus map and complete driving directions, visit the UCLA Campus maps website.

PAB and Knudsen Hall are connected and located northwest of the intersection between Hilgard Avenue and Westholme Avenue. Parking Structure 2 (P2) and the Parking Information Kiosk (i) are both located at this intersection.

All-day parking permits for Parking Structure 2 are available for $12.00 cash at the Information Kiosk ($13.00 after July 1, 2019). All-day and short-term permits are also available for purchase by credit card via Pay-by-Space meters inside Parking Structure 2. Look for the Pay-by-Space entrances located at various intervals around Parking Structure 2.


Recent Visiting Scholars

November 2019


November 5th: Ahemed Almheiri (IAS)

October 2019


October 1-2nd: Enrico Herrmann (SLAC)


October 8th: Aneesh Manohar (UCSD)

Emanuel Malek

October 14-18th: Emanuel Malek (Max Planck Institute)


October 11-25th: Zohar Komargodski (SCGP)


October 27-29th: Mario Martone (UT Austin)

July 2019


July 16-26th: Sam Gralla (University of Arizona)

June 2019


June 4-6th: Guilherme Pimentel (University of Amsterdam)

May 2019


May 2-11: David Kosower (Saclay)

April 2019


April 1-2: Rachel Rosen (Columbia University)


April 4-5: Mikhail Solon (Caltech)


April 8-9: Simon Knapen (Institute for Advanced Study)


April 30: Walter Goldberger (Yale)

January 2019


January 23rd-March 23rd: Massimo Porrati, New York University (hosted by Zvi Bern)


January 28- 31: Ibrahima Bah, Johns Hopkins

December 2018

1st week of December: Thomas Blum, UCONN; Lance Dixon, SLAC; William Marciano, Brookhaven (Organizers for SchwingerFest2018: g-2)

December 11: Matt Reece, Harvard, TEP Seminar speaker

November 2018

November 6th: Markus Luty, UC Davis, TEP Seminar speaker

November 13: Daniel Brennan, Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey, TEP Seminar speaker

November 20: Alejandra Castro, University of Amsterdam, TEP Seminar speaker

November 27th: Silviu Pufu, Princeton, TEP Seminar speaker (hosted by Thomas Dumitrescu)

October 2018

October 2nd: Mark Trodden, UPenn, TEP Seminar speaker (hosted by Chia-Hsien Shen)

October 9th: Tom Hartman, Cornell University, TEP Seminar speaker (hosted by Thomas Dumitrescu)

October 16th-17th: Anna Ijjas, Harvard, TEP Seminar speaker (hosted by Zvi Bern)

October 23rd: Clay Cordova, Princeton, TEP Seminar speaker (hosted by Thomas Dumitrescu)

October 30th: Alex Belin, University of Amsterdam, TEP Seminar speaker (hosted by Per Kraus)

September 2018

September 9th-12th: Achilleas Passias, Uppsala (hosted by Michael Gutperle)

August 2018

July 30th-August 3rd: Enrico Herrman, SLAC (hosted by Zvi Bern)

August 13th-14th: Emily Nardoni, UCSD (hosted by Thomas Dumitrescu)

August 31st: Ken Intriligator, UCSD (hosted by Thomas Dumitrescu)






Past Visiting Scholars