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Leonardo Senatore

Leonardo Senatore

Associate Professor of Physics and of Particle Physics and Astrophysics

About

Leonardo Senatore began a joint appointment as Assistant Professor in the Department of Physics and the Department of Particle Physics and Astrophysics (PPA) at SLAC, with primary appointment in Physics, in September, 2010.

As an undergraduate in Italy, Senatore completed three years of a program in Aerospace Engineering at the Scuola Superiore S. Anna of Pisa, before switching to Physics and receiving his Laurea in Theoretical Physics from the Scuola Normale Superiore of Pisa in 2003. Senatore received his PhD from MIT in April 2006, and then was a postdoctoral researcher jointly at Harvard and the Institute for Advanced Study, Princeton.

Academic Appointments

Associate Professor, Physics

Honors & Awards

New Horizons in Physics Prize, Breakthrough Prize foundation (2015)
Early Career Award, Department of energy (2012)
Terman Award, Stanford (2010)

Boards, Advisory Committees, Professional Organizations

Reviewer, Grants for DOE, NSF, NASA, ERC, Swiss National Foundation, Netherlands Science Organization (2010)
Peer reviewer, PRL, PRD, JHEP, JCAP (2007)

Professional Education

Member, Institute for Advanced Study, Theoretical Physics (2006)
Postdoctoral Scholar, Harvard University, Theoretical Physics (2006)
Ph.D., Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Physics (2006)
University Diploma, Scuola Normale Superiore of Pisa, Physics (2003)
Laurea, University of Pisa, Physics (2002)

Publications

Delacretaz, L. V., Gorbenko, V., & Senatore, L. (2017). The Supersymmetric Effective Field Theory of Inflation. JOURNAL OF HIGH ENERGY PHYSICS, (3).

Delacretaz, L. V., Noumi, T., & Senatore, L. (2017). Boost breaking in the EFT of inflation. JOURNAL OF COSMOLOGY AND ASTROPARTICLE PHYSICS, (2).

Kleban, M., & Senatore, L. (2016). Inhomogeneous anisotropic cosmology. JOURNAL OF COSMOLOGY AND ASTROPARTICLE PHYSICS, (10).

Baldauf, T., Seljak, U., Senatore, L., & Zaldarriaga, M. (2016). Linear response to long wavelength fluctuations using curvature simulations. JOURNAL OF COSMOLOGY AND ASTROPARTICLE PHYSICS, (9).

East, W. E., Kleban, M., Linde, A., & Senatore, L. (2016). Beginning inflation in an inhomogeneous universe. JOURNAL OF COSMOLOGY AND ASTROPARTICLE PHYSICS, (9).

Foreman, S., Perrier, H., & Senatore, L. (2016). Precision comparison of the power spectrum in the EFTofLSS with simulations. JOURNAL OF COSMOLOGY AND ASTROPARTICLE PHYSICS, (4).

Foreman, S., & Senatore, L. (2016). The EFT of Large Scale Structures at all redshifts: analytical predictions for lensing. JOURNAL OF COSMOLOGY AND ASTROPARTICLE PHYSICS, (4).

Senatore, L. (2015). Bias in the effective field theory of large scale structures. JOURNAL OF COSMOLOGY AND ASTROPARTICLE PHYSICS, (11).

Angulo, R. E., Foreman, S., Schmittfull, M., & Senatore, L. (2015). The one-loop matter bispectrum in the Effective Field Theory of Large Scale Structures. JOURNAL OF COSMOLOGY AND ASTROPARTICLE PHYSICS, (10).

Espinosa, J. R., Giudice, G. F., Morgante, E., Riotto, A., Senatore, L., Strumia, A., & Tetradis, N. (2015). The cosmological Higgstory of the vacuum instability. JOURNAL OF HIGH ENERGY PHYSICS, (9).

Angulo, R., Fasiello, M., Senatore, L., & Vlah, Z. (2015). On the statistics of biased tracers in the Effective Field Theory of Large Scale Structures. JOURNAL OF COSMOLOGY AND ASTROPARTICLE PHYSICS, (9).

Lewandowski, M., Perko, A., & Senatore, L. (2015). Analytic prediction of baryonic effects from the EFT of large scale structures. JOURNAL OF COSMOLOGY AND ASTROPARTICLE PHYSICS, (5).

Bousso, R., Harlow, D., & Senatore, L. (2015). Inflation after false vacuum decay: Observational prospects after Planck. PHYSICAL REVIEW D, 91(8).

Abazajian, K. N., Arnold, K., Austermann, J., Benson, B. A., Bischoff, C., Bock, J., … Zaldarriaga, M. (2015). Inflation physics from the cosmic microwave background and large scale structure. ASTROPARTICLE PHYSICS, 63, 55–65.

Mirbabayi, M., Senatore, L., Silverstein, E., & Zaldarriaga, M. (2015). Gravitational waves and the scale of inflation. PHYSICAL REVIEW D, 91(6).

Senatore, L., & Zaldarriaga, M. (2015). The IR-resummed Effective Field Theory of Large Scale Structures. JOURNAL OF COSMOLOGY AND ASTROPARTICLE PHYSICS, (2).

Bousso, R., Harlow, D., & Senatore, L. (2014). Inflation after false vaccuum decay: new evidence from BICEP2. JOURNAL OF COSMOLOGY AND ASTROPARTICLE PHYSICS, (12).

Behbahani, S. R., Mirbabayi, M., Senatore, L., & Smith, K. M. (2014). New natural shapes of non-Gaussianity from high-derivative interactions and their optimal limits from WMAP 9-year data. JOURNAL OF COSMOLOGY AND ASTROPARTICLE PHYSICS, (11).

Senatore, L., Silverstein, E., & Zaldarriaga, M. (2014). New sources of gravitational waves during inflation. JOURNAL OF COSMOLOGY AND ASTROPARTICLE PHYSICS, (8).

Carrasco, J. J. M., Foreman, S., Green, D., & Senatore, L. (2014). The Effective Field Theory of Large Scale Structures at two loops. JOURNAL OF COSMOLOGY AND ASTROPARTICLE PHYSICS, (7).

Carrasco, J. J. M., Foreman, S., Green, D., & Senatore, L. (2014). The 2-loop matter power spectrum and the IR-safe integrand. JOURNAL OF COSMOLOGY AND ASTROPARTICLE PHYSICS, (7).

Porto, R. A., Senatore, L., & Zaldarriaga, M. (2014). The Lagrangian-space Effective Field Theory of large scale structures. JOURNAL OF COSMOLOGY AND ASTROPARTICLE PHYSICS, (5).

Creminelli, P., Perko, A., Senatore, L., Simonovic, M., & Trevisan, G. (2013). The physical squeezed limit: consistency relations at order q(2). JOURNAL OF COSMOLOGY AND ASTROPARTICLE PHYSICS, (11).

Green, D., Lewandowski, M., Senatore, L., Silverstein, E., & Zaldarriaga, M. (2013). Anomalous dimensions and non-gaussianity. JOURNAL OF HIGH ENERGY PHYSICS, (10).

Osborne, S., Senatore, L., & Smith, K. (2013). Optimal analysis of azimuthal features in the CMB. JOURNAL OF COSMOLOGY AND ASTROPARTICLE PHYSICS, (10).

Senatore, L., & Zaldarriaga, M. (2013). The constancy of zeta in single-clock Inflation at all loops. JOURNAL OF HIGH ENERGY PHYSICS, (9).

Senatore, L., & Zaldarriaga, M. (2013). On loops in inflation II: IR effects in single clock inflation. JOURNAL OF HIGH ENERGY PHYSICS, (1).

Behbahani, S. R., Dymarsky, A., Mirbabayi, M., & Senatore, L. (2012). (Small) resonant non-gaussianities: signatures of a discrete shift symmetry in the effective field theory of inflation. JOURNAL OF COSMOLOGY AND ASTROPARTICLE PHYSICS, (12).

Carrasco, J. J. M., Hertzberg, M. P., & Senatore, L. (2012). The effective field theory of cosmological large scale structures. JOURNAL OF HIGH ENERGY PHYSICS, (9).

Senatore, L., & Zaldarriaga, M. (2012). A note on the consistency condition of primordial fluctuations. JOURNAL OF COSMOLOGY AND ASTROPARTICLE PHYSICS, (8).

Baumann, D., Nicolis, A., Senatore, L., & Zaldarriaga, M. (2012). Cosmological non-linearities as an effective fluid. JOURNAL OF COSMOLOGY AND ASTROPARTICLE PHYSICS, (7).

Pimentel, G. L., Senatore, L., & Zaldarriaga, M. (2012). On loops in inflation III: time independence of zeta in single clock inflation. JOURNAL OF HIGH ENERGY PHYSICS, (7).

Dubovsky, S., Senatore, L., & Villadoro, G. (2012). Universality of the volume bound in slow-roll eternal inflation. JOURNAL OF HIGH ENERGY PHYSICS, (5).

Senatore, L., & Zaldarriaga, M. (2012). The effective field theory of multifield inflation. JOURNAL OF HIGH ENERGY PHYSICS, (4).

Lopez Nacir, D., Porto, R. A., Senatore, L., & Zaldarriaga, M. (2012). Dissipative effects in the effective field theory of inflation. JOURNAL OF HIGH ENERGY PHYSICS, (1).

Baldauf, T., Seljak, U., Senatore, L., & Zaldarriaga, M. (2011). Galaxy bias and non-linear structure formation in general relativity. JOURNAL OF COSMOLOGY AND ASTROPARTICLE PHYSICS, (10).

Baumann, D., Senatore, L., & Zaldarriaga, M. (2011). Scale-invariance and the strong coupling problem. JOURNAL OF COSMOLOGY AND ASTROPARTICLE PHYSICS, (5).

Baldauf, T., Seljak, U., & Senatore, L. (2011). Primordial non-Gaussianity in the bispectrum of the halo density field. JOURNAL OF COSMOLOGY AND ASTROPARTICLE PHYSICS, (4).

Senatore, L., & Zaldarriaga, M. (2011). A naturally large four-point function in single field inflation. JOURNAL OF COSMOLOGY AND ASTROPARTICLE PHYSICS, (1).

Senatore, L., & Zaldarriaga, M. (2010). On loops in inflation. JOURNAL OF HIGH ENERGY PHYSICS, (12).

Fitzpatrick, A. L., Senatore, L., & Zaldarriaga, M. (2010). Contributions to the dark matter 3-Point function from the radiation era. JOURNAL OF COSMOLOGY AND ASTROPARTICLE PHYSICS, (5).

Creminelli, P., D'Amico, G., Norena, J., Senatore, L., & Vernizzi, F. (2010). Spherical collapse in quintessence models with zero speed of sound. JOURNAL OF COSMOLOGY AND ASTROPARTICLE PHYSICS, (3).

Senatore, L., Smith, K. M., & Zaldarriaga, M. (2010). Non-Gaussianities in single field inflation and their optimal limits from the WMAP 5-year data. JOURNAL OF COSMOLOGY AND ASTROPARTICLE PHYSICS, (1).

Green, D., Horn, B., Senatore, L., & Silverstein, E. (2009). Trapped inflation. PHYSICAL REVIEW D, 80(6).

Senatore, L., Tassev, S., & Zaldarriaga, M. (2009). Non-gaussianities from perturbing recombination. JOURNAL OF COSMOLOGY AND ASTROPARTICLE PHYSICS, (9).

Smith, K. M., Senatore, L., & Zaldarriaga, M. (2009). Optimal limits on f(NL)(local) from WMAP 5-year data. JOURNAL OF COSMOLOGY AND ASTROPARTICLE PHYSICS, (9).

Senatore, L., Tassev, S., & Zaldarriaga, M. (2009). Cosmological perturbations at second order and recombination perturbed. JOURNAL OF COSMOLOGY AND ASTROPARTICLE PHYSICS, (8).

Dubovsky, S., Senatore, L., & Villadoro, G. (2009). The volume of the universe after inflation and de Sitter entropy. JOURNAL OF HIGH ENERGY PHYSICS, (4).

Baumann, D., Jackson, M. G., Adshead, P., Amblard, A., Ashoorioon, A., Bartolo, N., … Zaldarriaga, M. (2009). Probing Inflation with CMB Polarization. Presented at the CMB Polarization Workshop, BATAVIA,IL,IL: AMER INST PHYSICS.

Baumann, D., & Senatore, L. (2009). CMBPol Mission Concept Study: Probing Inflation with CMB Polarization. Presented at the AIP Conf. Proc.

Creminelli, P., Dubovsky, S., Nicolis, A., Senatore, L., & Zaldarriaga, M. (2008). The phase transition to eternal inflation. JOURNAL OF HIGH ENERGY PHYSICS, (9).

Arkani-Hamed, N., Dubovsky, S., Senatore, L., & Villadoro, G. (2008). (No) Eternal inflation and precision Higgs physics. JOURNAL OF HIGH ENERGY PHYSICS, (3).

Cheung, C., Fitzpatrick, A. L., Kaplan, J., Senatore, L., & Creminelli, P. (2008). The effective field theory of inflation. JOURNAL OF HIGH ENERGY PHYSICS, (3).

Cheung, C., Fitzpatrick, A. L., Kaplan, J., & Senatore, L. (2008). On the consistency relation of the three-point function in single-field inflation. JOURNAL OF COSMOLOGY AND ASTROPARTICLE PHYSICS, (2).

Creminelli, P., Dubovsky, S., Nicolis, A., Senatore, L., & Zaldarriaga, M. (2008). The Phase Transition to Slow-roll Eternal Inflation. JHEP, 0809.

Creminelli, P., & Senatore, L. (2007). A smooth bouncing cosmology with scale invariant spectrum. JOURNAL OF COSMOLOGY AND ASTROPARTICLE PHYSICS, (11).

Creminelli, P., Senatore, L., & Zaldarriaga, M. (2007). Estimators for local non-Gaussianities. JOURNAL OF COSMOLOGY AND ASTROPARTICLE PHYSICS, (3).

Creminelli, P., Senatore, L., Zaldarriaga, M., & Tegmark, M. (2007). Limits on f(NL) parameters from Wilkinson microwave Anisotropy Probe three-year data. JOURNAL OF COSMOLOGY AND ASTROPARTICLE PHYSICS, (3).

Creminelli, P., Senatore, L., Zaldarriaga, M., & Tegmark, M. (2007). Limits on fNL parameters from WMAP 3yr data. JCAP, 0703.

Creminelli, P., Luty, M. A., Nicolis, A., & Senatore, L. (2006). Starting the Universe: stable violation of the null energy condition and non-standard cosmologies. JOURNAL OF HIGH ENERGY PHYSICS, (12).

Creminelli, P., Nicolis, A., Senatore, L., Tegmark, M., & Zaldarriaga, M. (2006). Limits on non-gaussianities from WMAP data. JOURNAL OF COSMOLOGY AND ASTROPARTICLE PHYSICS, (5).

Senatore, L. (2006). Hierarchy from baryogenesis. PHYSICAL REVIEW D, 73(4).

Mahbubani, R., & Senatore, L. (2006). Minimal model for dark matter and unification. PHYSICAL REVIEW D, 73(4).

Chung, D. J. H., Kolb, E. W., Riotto, A., & Senatore, L. (2005). Isocurvature constraints on gravitationally produced superheavy dark matter. PHYSICAL REVIEW D, 72(2).

Senatore, L. (2005). Tilted ghost inflation. PHYSICAL REVIEW D, 71(4).

Senatore, L. (2005). How heavy can the fermions in split SUSY be? A study on gravitino and extradimensional LSP. Phys. Rev. D, 71.