Overview – Fall 2021
In selected weeks, we will have formal seminar talks by external speakers. All other talks in the HEP seminar are held by students for students. Clearly, faculty members will also participate. The format is informal. The talks are 45 minutes long, plus 15 minutes of discussion time.
Location: Zoom Link upon request / distributed internally
Time: 12:00 noon (Central Standard Time)
Schedule
Date  Speaker  Topic 

Aug 20  No seminar.  – 
Aug 27  Everyone.  Organizational meeting. 
Sep 03  No seminar.  – 
Sep 10  No seminar.  – 
Sep 17  Prof. Marcos Mariño (University of Geneva, Switzerland) 
Resurgence and renormalons in quantum field theory

Sep 24  Casey Cartwright (UA)  A brief introduction to random matrix theory – Notes – Mathematica Notebook 
Oct 01  Rachalis Maharucksit (UA)  Standard Model Particles from Complex Octonions – Notes 
Oct 08  Victor Baules (UA) 
A brief introduction to differential forms and application to Riemannian geometry – Notes 
Oct 15  Chuang Xu (UA)  JT dilaton gravity and its holographic dual – Notes 
Oct 22  Marco Knipfer (UA)  Hydrodynamic Attractors in Holographic Bjorken Flow and Resurgence – Slides 
Oct 29  Fall break.  
Nov 05  Puja Das (UA) 
The Hierarchy Problem and New Dimensions at a Millimeter – Notes 
Nov 12  Dr. Benjamin Withers (University of Southampton, UK)  The largeorder hydrodynamic series: quasinormal modes and singulants 
Nov 19  Dr. Giovanni Villadoro (ICTP, Italy)  Axion Dark Matter 
Nov 26  Thanksgiving.  
Dec 03  Taoli Liu (UA)  Introduction to RandallSundrum Braneworld Cosmology – Notes 
Previous HEP Theory Seminars
Semester  Topic  

Spring 2021  Seminar Schedule, Notes, Abstracts, Recordings  
Fall 2020
Spring 2020 
Seminar Schedule, Notes, Abstracts, Recordings  
Fall 2019
Spring 2019 
Seminar Schedule, Notes, Abstracts  
Fall 2018
Spring 2018 
Anomalies in Quantum Field Theory  
Fall 2017
Spring 2017 
Supersymmetry  
Fall 2016  Limitations of quantum field theory  