Seminars & Colloquia Archive

SEMINAR & COLLOQUIA ARCHIVES

2016-17 Physics Colloquia & Seminars

 

2018-19 Department Colloquium

~ Tuesdays at 3:45pm in Broida 1640 ~

Physics & KITP Colloquia Online:  http://online.kitp.ucsb.edu/online/colloq/

Spring 2019

Date

Time

Speaker

Title

Location

4/9/19

3:45 pm

Christopher Martin, Sr. Science Program Officer Director, Grants and Systems, Kavli Foundation

CAREER Colloquium: Learning Never Ends Broida 1640

4/16/19

3:45pm

Mark Bowick, KITP

Statistical Mechanics of 2D-Metamaterials Broida 1640

4/23/19

3:45pm Andrew Daley, University of Strathclyde
 
Broida 1640

4/30/19

3:45pm Hans Peter Büchler, University of Stuttgart Broida 1640

5/7/19

3:45pm Jessica Lu, Berkeley Black Holes - A Laser-Guided Adaptive Optics View Broida 1640
5/14/19 3:45pm Eric Agol, Univeristy of Washington Transit Timing in the TRAPPIST-1 Planetary System Broida 1640
5/21/19 3:45pm Keivan Stassun, Vanderbilt Univeristy Entering an Era of Precision Stellar Astrophysics (or Fun with Stellar Radii) Broida 1640
5/28/19 3:45pm Sho Yaida, Facebook Physics of Machine Learning Broida 1640
6/4/19 3:45pm Vincenzo Vitelli, University of Chicago TBA Broida 1640
         

Winter 2019

Date

Time

Speaker

Title

Location

1/8/2019

3:45 pm

Jonathan Weinstein, University of Nevada

Spin coherence of atoms trapped in solid hydrogen Broida 1640

1/15/2019

3:45pm

Christopher Gutierrez, University of British Columbia

Visualizing a relativistic quantum Hall liquid in a graphene quantum dot Broida 1640

1/22/2019

3:45pm Arthur Barnard, Stanford New tools for probing classical and quantum nanomaterials Broida 1640

1/29/2019

3:45pm Edbert Sie, Stanford  Ultrafast Optical Control of Quantum Materials Broida 1640

1/31/2019

3:45pm Suyang Xu, MIT Topology and Geometry in Quantum Materials Broida 1640
2/5/2019 3:45pm Roger Blandford, Stanford Extreme Astrophysics Broida 1640
2/11/2019 2:00pm Sagar Vijay, Harvard The Landscape of Complex Quantum States: From New Phases of Matter to Robust Schemes for Quantum Computation MRL 2053
2/12/2019 3:45pm Shuo Sun, Stanford Quantrum Nanophotonics: Engineering atom-photon interactions on a chip Broida 1640
2/13/2019 2:00pm Hoi Chun (Adrian) Po, MIT Topological materials and beyond MRL 2053
2/13/2019 4:00pm Jeffrey Fung, UC Berkeley Simulating Protoplanetary Disks Using GPUs KITP Auditorium
2/15/2019 3:00pm Matteo Mitrano, University of Illinois Emergent noneequilibrium dynamics of complex solids Broida 1640
2/19/2019 3:45pm John Doyle, Harvard Cold and ultracold molecules for quantum information and particle physics Broida 1640
2/20/2019 4:00pm Kenta Hotokezaka, Princeton Multi-messenger astrophysics of compact binary mergers KITP MSR
2/21/2019 3:45pm Qiong Ma, MIT Quantum physics and quantum engineering in atomically thin crystals Broida 1640
2/27/2019 4:00pm Tejaswi Venumadhav Nerella, IAS Anatomy of a gravitational wave detection KITP MSR
2/28/2019 3:45pm Mohammad Mirhosseini, Caltech Hybrid quantum networks: interfacing photons, phonons, and superconducting qubits Broida 1640
3/6/2019 4:00pm Ana Bonaca, Harvard Decoding the Milky Way galaxy KITP MSR
3/12/2019 3:45pm Aris Alexandradinata, University of Illinois Revealing the topology of Fermi-surface wave functions from magnetic quantum oscillations Broida 1640
3/13/2019 4:00pm Paul Duffell, Harvard Moving Mesh Astrophysics KITP MSR
3/15/2019 2:00pm Chao-Ming Jian Generalized Lieb-Schultz-Mattis Constraints on Phases of Quantum Magnets Broida 1640
3/19/2019 4:00pm Benedikt Diemer, Harvard The edge of darkness, and other halo surprises KITP MSR

 

2018-19 High Energy and Gravity Seminars

Tuesdays at 12:30pm in Broida 3302 and Thursdays at 2:00pm in KITP Small Seminar Room unless otherwise indicated.

Winter 2019 

Date

Time

Speaker

Title

Location

Tuesday, January 15th

12:30pm Netta Englehardt, Princeton TBA Broida 3302

Thursday, January 17th

2:00pm Geoffrey Lovelace, Cal. State Fullerton Numerical relativity in the era of gravitational-wave observations KITP SSR
Tuesday, January 22nd 12:30pm Eduardo Testé On the structure of the relativistic vacuum, known results and clues for new results Broida 3302
Thursday, January 31st 2:00pm Eva Silverstein dS/dS, T\bar T, and EE KITP SSR
Thursday, February 28th 2:00pm Thomas Hartman Dynamical constraints on RG flows and cosmology KITP SSR
Tuesday, March 5 12:30pm Mark Srednicki ETH, EE, OTOC Broida 3302
Thursday, March 14 2:00pm Ning Bao Distilling tensor networks for AdS/CFT KITP SSR
Thursday, March 21 2:00pm Alexandru Lupsasca Polarization Whorls from M87 at the Event Horizon Telescope KITP SSR

 

Spring 2019

 

Tuesday, April 2 12:30pm Victor Gorbenko On QFT in dS Broida 3302
Tuesday, April 16 12:30pm Ahmed Almheiri TBA Broida 3302
Thursday, April 18 2:00pm Eugenio Bianchi Black hole entropy and gravitational wave observations KITP SSR
Thursday, April 25 2:00pm Matthew Headrick Bit threads and holographic monogamy KITP SSR
Thursday, May 2 2:00pm Raphael Bousso From Black Hole Coarse-Graining to Minimum Energy States in QFT KITP SSR
Thursday, May 9 2:00pm Eric Perlmutter TBA KITP SSR
Tuesday, May 14 12:30pm Guifre Vidal Tensor networks, geometry and AdS/CFT Broida 3302
Tuesday, May 21 12:30pm Max Rota The holographic marginal independence problem Broida 3302
Thursday, May 23 2:00pm Steven Gubser   Non-local non-linear sigma models KITP SSR
Thursday, May 23 12:30pm Don Marolf TBA Broida 3302
Thursday, May 30 2:00pm Mark Mezei TBA KITP SSR
Thursday, June 6 2:00pm Murat Kologlu TBA KITP SSR

 

Santa Barbara Astro Lunch

Wednesdays at 12:00pm in Broida 3302

Winter 2019

Date

Time

Speaker

Title

Location

 

       

 

Upcoming Special Seminars

2018 - 2019

Date

Time

Speaker

Special Seminar

Location

Thurs, Feb 21

5:15-6:15 Georgios Koutroulakis, UCSB The eternal quest for zero resistance: 100+ years of Superconductivity Broida 3302
Thurs, Feb 28 5:15-6:15 Austin Hedeman, St. Mary's College of California From Classical Surfaces to Quantum States Broida 3302
Tues, Mar 5 5:15-6:15 Gavriil Shchedrin, Colorado School of Mines Feynman path integral view of the quantum world Broida 3302
Tues, Mar 12 5:15-6:15 Alexandra Miller, Wellsley College On Symmetry: From Noether to the Higgs Broida 3302
Tues, Mar 12 2:30 Matt Norcia Superradiance, enhanced cooling, and microscopic control with narrow-line transitions in strontium Elings 1605

 

 

 

 

 

 

2018-19 Department Colloquium

~ Tuesdays at 3:45pm in Broida 1640 ~

Physics & KITP Colloquia Online:  http://online.kitp.ucsb.edu/online/colloq/

Winter 2019

Date

Time

Speaker

Title

Location

1/8/2019

3:45 pm

Jonathan Weinstein, University of Nevada

Spin coherence of atoms trapped in solid hydrogen Broida 1640

1/15/2019

3:45pm

Christopher Gutierrez, University of British Columbia

Visualizing a relativistic quantum Hall liquid in a graphene quantum dot Broida 1640

1/22/2019

3:45pm Arthur Barnard, Stanford New toos for probing classical and quantum nanomaterials Broida 1640

1/29/2019

3:45pm Edbert Sie, Stanford  Ultrafast Optical Control of Quantum Materials Broida 1640

1/31/2019

3:45pm Suyang Xu, MIT Topology and Geometry in Quantum Materials Broida 1640
2/5/2019 3:45pm Roger Blandford, Stanford Extreme Astrophysics Broida 1640
2/11/2019 2:00pm Sagar Vijay, Harvard The Landscape of Complex Quantum States: From New Phases of Matter to Robust Schemes for Quantum Computation MRL 2053
2/12/2019 3:45pm Shuo Sun, Stanford Quantrum Nanophotonics: Engineering atom-photon interactions on a chip Broida 1640
2/13/2019 2:00pm Hoi Chun (Adrian) Po, MIT Topological materials and beyond MRL 2053
2/13/2019 4:00pm Jeffrey Fung, UC Berkeley Simulating Protoplanetary Disks Using GPUs KITP Auditorium
2/15/2019 3:00pm Matteo Mitrano, University of Illinois Emergent noneequilibrium dynamics of complex solids Broida 1640
2/19/2019 3:45pm John Doyle, Harvard Cold and ultracold molecules for quantum information and particle physics Broida 1640
2/20/2019 4:00pm Kenta Hotokezaka, Princeton Multi-messenger astrophysics of compact binary mergers KITP MSR
2/21/2019 3:45pm Qiong Ma, MIT Quantum physics and quantum engineering in atomically thin crystals Broida 1640
2/27/2019 4:00pm Tejaswi Venumadhav Nerella, IAS Anatomy of a gravitational wave detection KITP MSR
2/28/2019 3:45pm Mohammad Mirhosseini, Caltech Hybrid quantum networks: interfacing photons, phonons, and superconducting qubits Broida 1640
3/6/2019 4:00pm Ana Bonaca, Harvard Decoding the Milky Way galaxy KITP MSR
3/12/2019 3:45pm Aris Alexandradinata, University of Illinois Revealing the topology of Fermi-surface wave functions from magnetic quantum oscillations Broida 1640
3/13/2019 4:00pm Paul Duffell, Harvard Moving Mesh Astrophysics KITP MSR
3/15/2019 2:00pm Chao-Ming Jian Generalized Lieb-Schultz-Mattis Constraints on Phases of Quantum Magnets Broida 1640
3/19/2019 4:00pm Benedikt Diemer, Harvard The edge of darkness, and other halo surprises KITP MSR
 

 

 

2018-19 Department Colloquium

~ Tuesdays at 3:45pm in Broida 1640 ~

Physics & KITP Colloquia Online:  http://online.kitp.ucsb.edu/online/colloq/

Spring 2019

Date

Time

Speaker

Title

Location

4/9/19

3:45 pm

Christopher Martin, Sr. Science Program Officer Director, Grants and Systems, Kavli Foundation

CAREER Colloquium: Learning Never Ends Broida 1640

4/16/19

3:45pm

Mark Bowick, KITP

Statistical Mechanics of 2D-Metamaterials Broida 1640

4/23/19

3:45pm Andrew Daley, University of Strathclyde
 
Broida 1640

4/30/19

3:45pm Hans Peter Büchler, University of Stuttgart Broida 1640

5/7/19

3:45pm Jessica Lu, Berkeley Black Holes - A Laser-Guided Adaptive Optics View Broida 1640
5/14/19 3:45pm Eric Agol, Univeristy of Washington Transit Timing in the TRAPPIST-1 Planetary System Broida 1640
5/21/19 3:45pm Keivan Stassun, Vanderbilt Univeristy Entering an Era of Precision Stellar Astrophysics (or Fun with Stellar Radii) Broida 1640
5/28/19 3:45pm Sho Yaida, Facebook Physics of Machine Learning Broida 1640
6/4/19 3:45pm Vincenzo Vitelli, University of Chicago TBA Broida 1640
         

2018-19 Department Colloquium

~ Tuesdays at 3:45pm in Broida 1640 ~

Physics & KITP Colloquia Online:  http://online.kitp.ucsb.edu/online/colloq/

Fall 2018

Date

Time

Speaker

Title

Location

10/2/2018

3:45 pm

Aron Wall, Stanford University

Why Black Holes Grow by Forgetting Information

Broida 1640

10/9/2018

3:45pm

Shou-Cheng Zhang, Stanford University 

 Discovery of the chiral Majorana fermion and its application to topological quantum computing

Broida 1640

10/16/2018

3:45pm Robin M. Canup, Southwest Research Institute 

Satellite Formation

Broida 1640

10/23/2018

3:45pm Tarun Grover, UC San Diego  Quantum entanglement as a probe of thermalization Broida 1640

10/30/2018

3:45pm David Patterson, UCSB  Quantum Control of Chiral Molecules Broida 1640
11/6/2018 3:45pm Massimo Vergassola, UCSD Learning to Soar Broida 1640

11/13/2018

3:45pm David Weld, UCSB Probing Quantum Dynamics with Strongly-driven Degenerate Gases Broida 1640
11/20/2018 3:45pm Andrea Young, UCSB Correlations in moire flat bands: topological order, symmetry breaking, and superconductivity Broida 1640
11/27/2018 3:45pm Shmuel Rubinstein, Harvard  The physicsof smaching smoke rings: Cascades and cataclysmic changes Broida 1640
12/4/2018 3:45pm Joel Moore, UCB Topology and the electromagnetic responses of quantum materials Broida 1640

 

2018-19 High Energy and Gravity Seminars

Tuesdays at 12:30pm in Broida 3302 and Thursdays at 2:00pm in KITP Small Seminar Room unless otherwise indicated.

Fall 2018

Date

Time

Speaker

Title

Location

Tuesday, Oct. 9, 2018

12:30pm Henry Maxfield, UCSB The analytic bootstrap in 2D CFT, the Virasoro fusion kernel, and AdS3 gravity Broida 3302

Wednesday, Oct 10

3:00 pm

Jay Hubisz,Syracuse

HEP-HEX Seminar: Self-Organized Higgs Criticality

Broida 3302
Tuesday, Oct 16 12:30 pm Huajia Wang, KITP Probing beyond ETH at large c Broida 3302
Tuesday, Oct 23 12:30 pm Gustavo Joaquin Turiaci, UCSB Expanding the Wormhole in SYK Broida 3302
Tuesday, Oct 30 12:30 pm Gary Horowitz, UCSB Cosmic Censorship in Anti-de Sitter Spacetime KITP AUD
Wednesday, Oct 31 3:00 pm Ben Lillard, UC Irivine HEP-HEX Seminar: A High Quality Composite Axion Broida 3302
Tuesday, Nov 6 12:30 pm Marco Gorghetto, SISSA/ICTP HEP-HEX Seminar: Axions from Strings: the Attractive Solution Broida 3302
Thursday, Nov 15 2:00 pm Chris Akers, UC Berkeley Holographic Renyi entropy in quantum error-correction KITP SSR
Tuesday, Nov 27 12:30 pm David Berenstein, UCSB TBA Broida 3302
Wednesday, Nov 28 3:00 pm Tim Cohen,U. Oregon HEP-HEX Seminar: Hunting for Heavy Winos Broida 3302
Tuesday, Dec 4 12:30 pm Isabel Garcia Garcia, KITP TBA Broida 3302  
Wednesday, Dec 5 3:00 pm Lina Necib, CalTech HEP-HEX Seminar: TBA Broida 3302

 

Santa Barbara Astro Lunch

Wednesdays at 12:00pm in Broida 3302

Fall 2018

Date

Time

Speaker

Title

Location

10/31/2018

12:00pm

Jared Goldberg (UCSB)

Adam Jermyn (KITP)

Santa Barbara Astro Lunch

Broida 3302

11/7/2018 12:00pm

Andrew Emerick (Columbia) 

Benny Tsang (KITP)

Santa Barbara Astro Lunch Broida 3302
11/14/2018 12:00pm

Charles Steinhardt

TBA

Santa Barbara Astro Lunch Broida 3302
11/21/2018 12:00pm 

Xin Wang (UCLA)

Thomas Kupfer (KITP)

Santa Barbara Astro Lunch Broida 3302
11/28/2018 12:00pm

TBA

TBA

Santa Barbara Astro Lunch Broida 3302
12/5/2018 12:00pm

TBA

TBA

Santa Barbara Astro Lunch Broida 3302
 

 

2017-18 Department Colloquium

Tuesdays at 4:00
~ Refreshments Served at 3:40 ~

Spring 2018

Date

Time

Speaker

Title

Location

04/03/2018

4:00 pm

Hugh Lippincott, Fermilab

Searching for Dark Matter

KITP MSR

04/17/2018

4:00 pm

Andre Moreira, Novihum

 Meet an ex-Physicist

KITP MSR

4/24/2018

4:00pm Ben Mazin, UCSB 

Microwave Kinetic Inductance Detectors for Astronomy

KITP MSR

5/8/2018

4:00pm Ehud Altman, UC Berkeley  Chaos, thermalization and many-body localization: how quantum butterflies produce classical storms KITP MSR

5/15/2018

4:00pm Josh Deutsch, UC Santa Cruz Making a computer out of junk DNA KITP MSR

5/29/2018

4:00pm Zvonimir Dogic, UCSB Topological defects in active nematics KITP MSR

6/5/2018

4:00pm  Wolfgang Ketterle, MIT Title: TBA  KITP MSR

Winter 2018

Date

Time

Speaker

Title

Location

01/09/2018

4:00 pm

Cristina Marchetti, Syracuse University

 The Physics of Active Matter

KITP MSR

01/16/2018

4:00 pm

Samantha Stevenson, UCSB

The Physics of the El Nino Response to Climate Change: What Can We Learn from Climate Model Simulations?

Webb Hall 1100

01/23/2018

4:00 pm

Sean Carroll, Caltech

Finding Gravity within Quantum Mechanics

Webb Hall 1100

02/06/2018

4:00 pm

Aaron Manalaysay, UC Davis

A Stab in the Dark: exploring the dark-matter landscape

Webb Hall 1100

02/13/2018

4:00 pm

Jonathan Ouellet, MIT

Why is there something in the universe instead of nothing?

Webb Hall 1100

02/22/2018

4:00 pm

Xiao Luo, Yale

Neutrinos: a v torch to new physics

KITP MSR

02/27/2018

4:00 pm

Gil Refael, CalTech From Driven Systems to Topological Quantum Machines

Webb Hall 1100

03/13/2018

4:00 pm

David De Mille, Yale University

Diatomic Molecules as Quantum Tools

Webb Hall 1100

Spring 2017

Date

Time

Speaker

Title

Location

06/6/2017

4:00 pm

Claire Max, UCO Lick

Title: TBA

Broida 1640

05/30/2017

4:00 pm

Alexander Rudolph, Cal Poly Pomona

Title: TBA

Broida 1640

05/23/2017

4:00 pm

Gerald Shubert, UCLA

Venus: Its Rotation and its Atmosphere

Broida 1640

05/16/2017

4:00 pm

Matthieu Louis,

Title: TBA

Broida 1640

05/09/2017

4:00 pm

Juna Kollmeier, Carnegie Observatories

Title: TBA

Broida 1640

05/02/2017

 

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04/25/2017

4:00 pm

Megan Valentine, UCSB

How Mussels Stick to Rocks Using Strong, Tough and Porous Materials

Broida 1640

04/18/2017

4:00 pm

John Martinis, UCSB & Google

Checking a Quantum Computer with a Classical Supercomputer

Broida 1640

04/11/2017

4:00 pm

Leo Radzihovsky, U. Colorado

Chiral Symmetry Breaking, Emergent Higgs Mechanism, and Critical Matter

Broida 1640

04/04/2017

4:00 pm

Brian Punsly, ICRANet

Direct Observational Constraints on Black Hole Driven Jets

Broida 1640

 

ABC...z Seminar

Thursdays at 3:30 pm in Elings 1605

Spring 2018

Date

Time

Speaker

Title

Location

Thurs., 4/5/2018 3:45pm Haim Beidenkopf, Weizmann Institute of Science Imaging interaction effects in semiconducting nanowires  Elings Hall 1605

Thurs., 4/26/2018

3:45pm  Andrew Lucas, Stanford University  Thermoelectric trasnport across the ballistic-to-hydrodynamic crossover Elings Hall 1605
Thurs., 5/10/2018 3:45pm Ben Feldman, Stanford University  Imaging the wave functions of broken symmetry quantum Hall phases Elings Hall 1605
Fri., 5/11/2018 3:30pm Rupert Huber, University of Regensburg, Germany Electronic quantum motion at optical clock rates Elings Hall 1605

Thurs.,5/24/2018

3:45pm Kin Fai Mak, Cornell University  Two-dimensional superconductivity protected by spin-orbit coupling  Elings Hall 1605
Thurs., 5/31/2018 3:45pm Aaron Lindenberg, Stanford Univeristy  Ultrafast THz-field-driven shear mode in WTe2 as a topological switch Elings Hall 1605

Winter 2018

Date

Time

Speaker

Title

Location

         

Thurs., 01/18/2018

3:45 pm

Javier Sanchez-Yamagishi, Harvard University

Current instability in a driven 2d electron liquid probed by nanoscale magnetometry

Elings 1605

Thurs., 2/1/2018 3:45 pm Liang Wu, UC Berkeley Band geometry and nonlinear optical studies on polar Weyl semimetals Elings 1605
Mon., 2/5/2018 2:00pm Harald Schneider, Division ofSpectroscopy, Helmholtz-Zentrum Dresden-Rossendorf, Dresden, Germany Nonlinear THz free-electron laser spectroscopy of graphene and GaAs quantum wells Broida 3305
Thurs., 2/8/2018 3:45pm Jonathan King, UC Berkeley Zero-field nuclear magnetic resonance for direct detection of molecular chirality and parity nonconservation Elings 1605
Thurs., 2/15/2018 3:45pm Ruwan Senaratne, UCSB Cold atom quatum simulation of strongly driven systems Elings 1605
Thurs., 2/22/2018 3:45pm Andrei Faraon, Caltech Nano-photonic quantum light-mater interfaces based on rare-earth-doped crystals Elings 1605
Thurs., 3/12/2018 3:45pm Tyler McQueen, Johns Hopkins University Pursuit of Metal-Insulator Transition in Spin Liquids Elings 1605
 

Fall 2017

Date

Time

Speaker

Title

Location

         

Thurs., 09/14/17

3:00 pm

Chris Lutz, IBM

Magnetic Sensing by Single-Atom Resonance Using an STM

Elings 1601

Thurs., 10/5/17 3:30 pm Matthew Gebbie, Stanford University  Assessing Nucleation Theory Under Extreme Conditions  Broida Hall 1640
Thurs., 10/19/17 3:45pm Ella Lachman, UC Berkeley Magnetism is magnetically doped topological insulators revealed by SQUID-ON-Tip microscopy Broida Hall 1640
Thurs., 10/26/17 3:30pm Peter Maurer, Stanford University Probing biological systems in a new single-molecule regime Broida Hall 1640
Fri., 10/27/2017 1:00pm (Special) Amer Vutha, University of Toronto A solid platform for atomic clocks Elings Hall 1601
Thurs., 11/9/2017 3:30pm Eric Hudson, UCLA Hybrid traps, molecular ions, and radioactive qubits Broida 1640
Thurs., 11/30/2017 3:30pm Ashwin Gopinath, Caltech DNA origami: The bridge from bottom to tip Broida 1640
Thurs., 12/7/2017 3:00pm Hechen Ren, Harvard University Probing topological superconductivity in HgTe quantum wells Broida 1640

2017-18 High Energy and Gravity Seminars

Tuesdays at 12:30pm in Broida 3302 and Thursdays at 2:00pm in KITP Small Seminar Room unless otherwise indicated.
 

Spring 2018

Date

Time

Speaker

Title

Location

Thursday, 4/19/21018

2:00pm

Arvin Shahbazi Moghaddam, UC Berkeley 

Energy in Entanglement 

KITP SSR

Tuesday, 4/24/2018

12:30pm

Steve Giddings, UCSB Title: TBA 

Broida 3302

Thursday, 4/26/2018

2:00pm

Sung-Sik Lee

Title: TBA 

KITP SSR

Winter 2018

Date

Time

Speaker

Title

Location

Tuesday, 1/23/2018

12:30 pm

Edgar Shaghoulian, Cornell Univeristy

Parity in two-dimensional conformal field theory

Broida 3302

Thursday, 2/1/2018

2:00 pm

Juan Maldacena, IAS Making a wormhole

KITP SSR

Tuesday,

2/6/2018

12:30 pm

Thomas Hertog, KU Leuven

Boundary Conditions in Cosmology and at Black Holes

Broida 3302

Thursday, 2/8/2018 2:00pm Makoto Natsuume, KEK Holographic Lifshitz superconductors: analytic solution KITP SSR

Thursday. 2/15/2018

2:00 pm

Cumrun Vafa, Harvard

6d Theories on Curves

KITP SSR
Tuesday, 2/20/2018 2:00pm Achilleas Porfyriadis, UCSB Critical emission from a high-spin black hole Broida 3302
Wednesday, 2/28/2018 3:00pm Seyda Ipek, Fermilab HEP-HEX Seminar: Neutrino Masses from a Pseudo-Dirac Bino Broida 3302

Fall 2017

Date

Time

Speaker

Title

Location

Wednesday, 09/27/2017

3:00 pm

Robert Lasenby, Perimeter Institute

HEP-HEX Seminar: Astrophysical searches for weakly-coupled particles: from black holes to red giants

Broida 3302

Tuesday, 10/03/2017

12:30 pm

Pawel  Caputa, YITP Kyoto

AdS from Optimization of Path Integrals in CFTs

Broida 3302

Wednesday,

10/04/2017

3:00 pm

Angelo Monteux, UC Irvine

HEP-HEX Seminar: Digging deeper for New Physics at the LHC

Broida 3302

Wedensday. 10/11/2017

3:00 pm

Lina Necib, Caltech

HEP-HEX Seminar: TBC

Broida 3302

Thursday 10/26/2017

2:00 pm

Shira Chapman, Perimeter Institute

Complexity in holography and QFT

KITP SSR

Tuesday, 10/31/2017

12:30 pm

Eduardo Teste, Centro Atomico Bariloche

Entropic A theorem and the Markov property of the vacuum

Broida 3302

Wednesday, 11/1/2017 3:00pm Mikhail Solon HEP-HEX Seminar: Quark Reggeization from Effective Field Theory Broida 3302
Tuesday, 11/7/2017 12:30pm Alexandra Miller Code Subspaces for LLM Geometries Broida 3302

Tuesday, 11/21/2017

12:30 pm

Valentina Forini

Worldsheet superstring on the lattice

Broida 3302

Tuesday,

12/5/2017

12:30pm Chiara Toldo, KITP Supersymmetric Bolt solutions and their free energy via susy localization Broida 3302

 

Astrophysics Seminar

Wednesdays at 4:00pm in Broida 3302

Spring 2017

Date

Time

Speaker

Title

Location

         

04/05/2017

4:00 pm

Robyn Sanderson, Columbia

Mapping Dark Matter in Galaxies

Broida 3302

 

 

Institute for Terahertz Technology Seminar

Spring 2017

Date

Time

Speaker

Title

Location

Thurs., 04/13/2017

3:30 pm

Yanmeng Shi, UC Riverside

Magnetotransport in Few-layer Graphene and Phosphorene

Elings 1605

Santa Barbara Astro Lunch

Wednesdays at 12:30pm in Broida 3302

Fall 2017

Date

Time

Speaker

Title

Location

Wednesdays - Fall 2017

12:30 pm

 

Santa Barbara Astro Lunch

Broida 3302

 

 

Upcoming Special Seminars

2017 - 2018

Date

Time

Speaker

Special Seminar

Location

Thursday, Oct 5, 2017

3:00 pm  Spencer Gessner, CERN Advances in Beam-Driven Plasma Wakefield Acceleration  Broida 3302
Tuesday, Jan 23, 2018 5:15pm Stephanie Bailey, UCSC The Physics of Murmuration: Starling Flocks Behave like Flying Magnets Broida 3302
Tuesday, Jan 30, 2018 5:15pm Brian Youngblood, UCSB Magnetic Skyrmions, Geometric Phase, and Mechanical Models Broida 3302
Wednesday, Feb 7, 2018 1:00pm Aaron Manalaysay, UC Davis The hunt for dark matter in a post-WIMP world Broida 3302
Wednesday, Feb 14, 2018 1:00pm Jonathan Ouellet,MIT Cuore and Abracadabra: Two searches for new physics at the edge of absolute zero Broida 3302
Thursday, Feb 22, 2018 1:00pm Georgios Koutroulakis, UCSB Unconvientional Superconductivity, Quantum Megnetism, and Other Magnificent Tales Broida 3302
Friday, Feb 23, 2018 2:00pm Xiao Luo, Yale Precision Neutrino physics in MicroBooNE and beyond Broida 1640
Tuesday, Feb 27, 2018 3:00pm David Jackson, Dickinson College Now you see it, now you dont -- the mysterious spinning cylinder Broida 3302
Thursday, Mar 8, 2018 5:15pm Vikram Duvvuri, Washington University - St. Louis Information Demonology: From It to Bit? Broida 3302

Tuesday, Oct 16, 2018

  TBA  Robin Canup, Southwest Research Institute

Fall 2018 Peale Lecture

TBA
 

 

Upcoming Special Seminars

Spring 2017

Date

Time

Speaker

Special Seminar

Location

Tuesday, 05/23/2017

4:00 pm

Gerald Shubert, UCLA

2017 Peale Lecture:
Venus: Its Rotation and its Atmosphere

Broida 1640

 

 

2018-19 Department Colloquium

~ Tuesdays at 3:45pm in Broida 1640 ~

Physics & KITP Colloquia Online:  http://online.kitp.ucsb.edu/online/colloq/

Fall 2018

Date

Time

Speaker

Title

Location

10/2/2018

3:45 pm

Aron Wall, Stanford University

Why Black Holes Grow by Forgetting Information

Broida 1640

10/9/2018

3:45pm

Shou-Cheng Zhang, Stanford University 

 Discovery of the chiral Majorana fermion and its application to topological quantum computing

Broida 1640

10/16/2018

3:45pm Robin M. Canup, Southwest Research Institute 

Satellite Formation

Broida 1640

10/23/2018

3:45pm Tarun Grover, UC San Diego  Quantum entanglement as a probe of thermalization Broida 1640

10/30/2018

3:45pm David Patterson, UCSB  Quantum Control of Chiral Molecules Broida 1640
11/6/2018 3:45pm Massimo Vergassola, UCSD Learning to Soar Broida 1640

11/13/2018

3:45pm David Weld, UCSB Probing Quantum Dynamics with Strongly-driven Degenerate Gases Broida 1640
11/20/2018 3:45pm Andrea Young, UCSB Correlations in moire flat bands: topological order, symmetry breaking, and superconductivity Broida 1640
11/27/2018 3:45pm Shmuel Rubinstein, Harvard  The physicsof smaching smoke rings: Cascades and cataclysmic changes Broida 1640
12/4/2018 3:45pm Joel Moore, UCB Topology and the electromagnetic responses of quantum materials Broida 1640

 

2018-19 High Energy and Gravity Seminars

Tuesdays at 12:30pm in Broida 3302 and Thursdays at 2:00pm in KITP Small Seminar Room unless otherwise indicated.

Fall 2018

Date

Time

Speaker

Title

Location

Tuesday, Oct. 9, 2018

12:30pm Henry Maxfield, UCSB The analytic bootstrap in 2D CFT, the Virasoro fusion kernel, and AdS3 gravity Broida 3302

Wednesday, Oct 10

3:00 pm

Jay Hubisz,Syracuse

HEP-HEX Seminar: Self-Organized Higgs Criticality

Broida 3302
Tuesday, Oct 16 12:30 pm Huajia Wang, KITP Probing beyond ETH at large c Broida 3302
Tuesday, Oct 23 12:30 pm Gustavo Joaquin Turiaci, UCSB Expanding the Wormhole in SYK Broida 3302
Tuesday, Oct 30 12:30 pm Gary Horowitz, UCSB Cosmic Censorship in Anti-de Sitter Spacetime KITP AUD
Wednesday, Oct 31 3:00 pm Ben Lillard, UC Irivine HEP-HEX Seminar: A High Quality Composite Axion Broida 3302
Tuesday, Nov 6 12:30 pm Marco Gorghetto, SISSA/ICTP HEP-HEX Seminar: Axions from Strings: the Attractive Solution Broida 3302
Thursday, Nov 15 2:00 pm Chris Akers, UC Berkeley Holographic Renyi entropy in quantum error-correction KITP SSR
Tuesday, Nov 27 12:30 pm David Berenstein, UCSB TBA Broida 3302
Wednesday, Nov 28 3:00 pm Tim Cohen,U. Oregon HEP-HEX Seminar: Hunting for Heavy Winos Broida 3302
Tuesday, Dec 4 12:30 pm Isabel Garcia Garcia, KITP TBA Broida 3302  
Wednesday, Dec 5 3:00 pm Lina Necib, CalTech HEP-HEX Seminar: TBA Broida 3302

 

Santa Barbara Astro Lunch

Wednesdays at 12:00pm in Broida 3302

Fall 2018

Date

Time

Speaker

Title

Location

10/31/2018

12:00pm

Jared Goldberg (UCSB)

Adam Jermyn (KITP)

Santa Barbara Astro Lunch

Broida 3302

11/7/2018 12:00pm

Andrew Emerick (Columbia) 

Benny Tsang (KITP)

Santa Barbara Astro Lunch Broida 3302
11/14/2018 12:00pm

Charles Steinhardt

TBA

Santa Barbara Astro Lunch Broida 3302
11/21/2018 12:00pm 

Xin Wang (UCLA)

Thomas Kupfer (KITP)

Santa Barbara Astro Lunch Broida 3302
11/28/2018 12:00pm

TBA

TBA

Santa Barbara Astro Lunch Broida 3302
12/5/2018 12:00pm

TBA

TBA

Santa Barbara Astro Lunch Broida 3302