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)
Schedule
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 nonsupersymmetric 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 BL model 
Apr 15  Prof. Dr. Thomas Hartman (Cornell) 
Higher topologies in quantum gravity
– Abstract 
Apr 22  –  – 
Apr 29  Marco Knipfer (UA)  Nonlocality 
May 06  Prof. Dr. Robert Wald (Chicago) 
Quantum Superpositions of Massive Bodies and Gravitationally Mediated Entanglement
– Abstract 
Previous HEP Theory Seminars
Semester  Topic  

Fall 2021
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  