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2019-2020 SITP Seminar Schedule

Weekly Group Meetings
Day Group Location Time
Wednesday TTbar Group Meeting Varian 355 1:30 P.M.
Thursday SITP Student Journal Club Meeting Varian 355 5:30 P.M.
Friday Quantum Information Group Meeting Varian 355 10:30 A.M.

Monday Colloquia
Date Speaker Location Time Title Affiliation
09/30/19 Gautam Satishchandran Varian 355 2:00 P.M. The Memory Effect, Asymptotic Symmetries and Infrared Divergences in Classical and Quantum Gravity University of Chicago
10/07/19 Nathan Benjamin Varian 355 2:00 P.M. Lightcone modular bootstrap and pure gravity Princeton University
10/14/19 Steven Giddings Varian 355 2:00 P.M. Quantum information and its localization in quantum gravity University of California, Santa Barbara
10/21/19 Kaloian Lozanov Varian 355 2:00 P.M. The equation of state after inflation Max Planck Institute for Astrophysics
10/28/19 Zohar Komargodski Varian 355 2:00 P.M. 2+1 Dimensional Yang-Mills Theory Simons Center for Geometry and Physics, Stony Brook University
11/11/19 Gabriel Wong Varian 355 2:00 P.M. Entanglement and extended conformal field theory Fudan University
11/18/19 Alexander Millar Varian 355 2:00 P.M. Searching for axion dark matter with tuneable plasma haloscopes Stockholm University
11/25/19 Eliot Hijano Varian 355 2:00 P.M. Constructing flat holography using AdS/CFT Princeton University
01/27/20 Guy Gur-Ari Varian 355 2:00 P.M. Large N expansion for wide neural networks Google X
02/03/20 Lloyd Knox Varian 355 2:00 P.M. TBA University of California, Davis
03/09/20 Andy Strominger Varian 355 2:00 P.M. TBA Harvard University

Thursday Seminars
Date Speaker Location Time Title Affiliation
09/26/19 Avia Raviv Varian 355 12:30 P.M. Supersymmetric Lifshitz Field Theories Tel-Aviv University
10/10/19 Javier Magán Varian 355 12:30 P.M. Entanglement entropy and superselection sectors Instituto Balseiro, Centro Atómico de Bariloche
10/24/19 Sungwoo Hong Varian 355 12:30 P.M. Conformal Freeze in Cornell University
10/31/19 David McGady Varian 355 12:30 P.M. Finite temperatures and modular forms Niels Bohr Institute
11/07/19 Bogdan Ganchev Varian 355 12:30 P.M. Weak Cosmic Censorship in Einstein-Scalar theory in flat 4D Cambridge University
11/14/19 Alex Jahn Varian 355 12:30 P.M. Fermionic Gaussian states and holography Free University of Berlin
12/05/19 Evangelos Sfakianakis Varian 355 12:30 P.M. Preheating on Curved Field-Space Manifolds National Institute for Subatomic Physics Nikhef | Leiden University
12/12/19 Yi Wang Varian 355 12:30 P.M. Inflation as a Cosmological Collider The Hong Kong University of Science and Technology

Other Seminars
Date Speaker Location Time Title Affiliation
08/09/19 (Friday) Miguel Escudero Varian 312 4:00 P.M. Very Light and Weakly Coupled Neutrinophilic Bosons and the Hubble Tension King's College London
08/26/19 (Monday) Vasudev Shyam Varian 355 2:00 P.M. TTbar deformation and diffeomorphism invariance Perimeter Institute
11/01/19 (Friday) Kim Bergaus Varian 312 4:00 P.M. Thermal Friction in Early Cosmology Johns Hopkins University

11/08/19 (Friday)

James Unwin Varian 312 4:00 P.M. Tweaking the Dark Matter Abundance with Cosmology University of Illinois, Chicago
11/15/19 (Friday) Horng Sheng Chia Varian 312 4:00 P.M. Gravitational Collider Physics University of Amsterdam
12/06/19 (Wednesday) Sukhi Singh Varian 355 11:00 A.M. Scale and Translation invariant Tensor Networks Max Planck Institute for Gravitational Physics
01/10/20 (Friday) Akshay Ghalsasi Varian 312 4:00 P.M. TBA University of California, Santa Cruz
02/07/20 (Friday) Ofri Telem Varian 312 4:00 P.M. TBA University of California, Berkeley


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