High Energy Theory Seminar – Spring 2022

Overview – Spring 2022

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: 14:00 (Central Standard Time)


Date Speaker Topic
Jan 28  –
Feb 11 Everyone Organizational meeting
Feb 18 Casey Cartwright (UA) External fields in holography, near and far from equilibrium
Feb 25 Puja Das (UA) Yukawa coupling unification in non-supersymmetric SO(10) models with an intermediate scale
Mar 04 Rachalis Maharucksit (UA)
Three fermion generations under SU(3) x U(1) from complex octonions algebra
Mar 11 Victor Baules (UA) Models with dynamically generated weak and dark matter scales
Mar 18 Spring break.
Mar 25 Chuang Xu (UA) 2D Liouville Field Theory Review
Apr 01
Apr 08 Taoli Liu (UA) Z’ portal dark matter in the minimal B-L model
Apr 15 Prof. Dr. Thomas Hartman (Cornell)
Higher topologies in quantum gravity



Apr 22
Apr 29 Marco Knipfer (UA) Nonlocality
May 06 Prof. Dr. Robert Wald (Chicago)
Quantum Superpositions of Massive Bodies and Gravitationally Mediated Entanglement



Previous HEP Theory Seminars

Semester Topic
Fall 2021

Spring 2021

Seminar Schedule, Notes, Abstracts, Recordings

Seminar Schedule, Notes, Abstracts, Recordings

Fall 2020

Spring 2020

Seminar Schedule, Notes, Abstracts, Recordings

Seminar Schedule, Notes, Abstracts

Fall 2019

Spring 2019

Seminar Schedule, Notes, Abstracts

Conformal Field Theory

Fall 2018

Spring 2018

Anomalies in Quantum Field Theory

Quantum field theory in curved spacetime

Fall 2017

Spring 2017


Synergy – different views on the same topic

Fall 2016 Limitations of quantum field theory