Ruprecht Karls Universität Heidelberg

Seminars are held in the seminar room in Phil. 16 at 10:00 on Thursdays

Upcoming seminars:

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Past seminars:

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27 January 2022 at 9.30am
Speaker: Alexey Kivel (Mainz)
topic: Small size instanton effects in composite axion models
3 February 2022 at 9.30am
Speaker: Rupert Tombs (Cambridge)
topic: Challenging symmetries at the LHC: towards practical tests with self-supervised learning
20 January 2022 at 9.30am
Speaker: Anne Mareike Galda (Mainz)
topic: ALP-SMEFT Interference
13 January 2022 at 5 pm
Speaker: Jack Collins (SLAC)
topic: The Learnt Geometry of Collider Events
16 December 2021 at 9.30am
Speaker: Virgile Dandoy (KIT)
topic: A self-consistent wave description of axion minicluster and their survival in the galaxy
8 December 2021 at 5pm
Speaker: Samuel Homiller (Harvard)
topic: Putting SMEFT Fits to Work: Lessons from Matching Simple Models
2 December 2021
Speaker: Maeve Madigan (Cambridge)
topic: Parton Distributions in the SMEFT from High-Energy Drell-Yan tails
24 November 2021 at 5pm
Speaker: Dorival Goncalves (Oklahoma State)
topic: Machine Learning the Higgs-Top CP Phase
24 November 2021 at 11am
Speaker: Akira Miyazaki (Uppsala U.)
topic: High frequency millimetre-waves for dark photons, axions, and further
18 November 2021
Speaker: Claudia Cornella (Mainz)
topic: B-physics anomalies: from data to new physics models
11 November 2021
Speaker: Mariana Carrillo (Imperial College)
topic: Analyzing the Cosmology and Signals of Pseudo-Dirac Dark Matter
28 October 2021
Speaker: Carlos Blanco (Princeton)
topic: New Directions in Dark Matter Direct Detection
29 July 2021 at 5 pm
Speaker: Nicolas Fernandez (U. Illinois)
Topic: Freeze-in versus Glaciation: freezing into a thermalized hidden sector
10 June 2021
Speaker: Jennifer Ngadiuba (Fermilab)
Topic: Boosting sensitivity to new physics at the LHC with anomaly detection
4 June 2021 at 4 pm
Speaker: Yonatan Kahn (Illinois)
Topic: Topological Obstructions to Autoencoding
27 May 2021
Speaker: Bob Stienen (Radboud)
Topic: Go with the flow: modelling and sampling probability densities in particle physics with machine learning
22 April 2021
Speaker: Michele Tammaro (JSI Ljubljana) [moved to April 29]
Topic: Interplay of New Physics Effects in (g-2)l and h → l+ l- – lessons from SMEFT
28 April 2021 at 4 pm
Speaker: Marat Freytsis (Rutgers)
Topic: Simulating collider EFTs on quantum computers
06 May 2021
Speaker: Dominik Stoeckinger (Dresden)
Topic: Muon g-2 theory: SM value and beyond-the-SM interpretations
25 March 2021 at 2 pm
Speaker: Azadeh Maleknejad (CERN)
Topic: Is Our Universe the Remnant of Chiral Anomaly in Inflation?
18 March 2021 at 6.30 pm
Speaker: Ines Ochoa (LIP Lisbon)
Topic: ATLAS results in fully-hadronic diboson final states
2 March 2021 at 6.30 pm
Speaker: Brice Menard (JHU)
Topic: Data analysis wonders with the scattering transform
25 February 2021
Speaker: Robert Ziegler (KIT)
Topic: Flavor Phenomenology of the QCD Axion
17 February 2021 at 4pm
Speaker: Braden Kronheim (Davidson College)
Topic: Bayesian Neural Networks for probability distribution predictions in HEP
11 February 2021
Speaker: Ken Mimasu (King's College)
Topic: Going global - Combining electroweak precision, diboson, Higgs and top data to search for new physics
4 February 2021
Speaker: Guilherme Guedes (LIP Minho, PT)
Topic: Running in the ALPs
26 January 2021 5 pm
Speaker: Jessica Howard (UC Irvine)
Topic: Foundations of a Fast, Data-Driven, Machine-Learned Simulator
14 January 2021
Speaker: Wolfgang Kilian (Siegen)
Topic: Gauge anomalies in the Standard-Model effective theory
10 December 2020
Speaker: Mathieu Pellen (Freiburg)
Topic: Theoretical predictions for Higgs measurements at the LHC
26 November 2020
Speaker: Tanmoy Modak (ITP)
Topic: Signatures of additional Yukawa couplings at the collider experiments
19 November 2020
Speaker: Barry Dillon (ITP)
Topic: Unsupervised jet substructure taggers
05 November 2020
Speaker: Dave Sutherland (SISSA)
Topic: Is SMEFT enough?
28 July 2020
Speaker: Robin Rombach (ITP)
Topic: Normalizing Flows for Enhancing and Explaining Deep Neural Networks
07 July 2020
Speaker: Luca Mantani (UC Louvain)
Topic: Higgs couplings and VBF at Muon Colliders
23 June 2020
Speaker: Sam Junius (VUB)
Topic: Displaced physics at colliders and pre-BBN cosmology
9 June 2020 at 16.30
Speaker: Claudius Krause (Fermilab)
Topic: Efficient Event Generation with Normalizing Flows
19 May 2020
Speaker: Marco Hufnagel (DESY)
Topic: Primordial Nucleosynthesis in the Presence of MeV-scale Dark Sectors
12 May 2020
Speaker: Elisa Todarello (KIT)
Topic: How to suppress exponential growth -- on the parametric resonance of photons in an axion background
18 February 2020
Speaker: Marzia Bordone (Siegen)
Topic: Flavour physics: from Standard Model predictions to a model building perspective
13 February 2020
Speaker: Fatih Ertas (RWTH Aachen)
Topic: Interplay between astrophysical and laboratory probes of MeV-scale ALPs
11 February 2020
Speaker: Giovanni Pelliccioli (Würzburg)
Topic: Polarized Weak Bosons at the LHC
4 February 2020
Speaker: Jamie McDonald (TUM)
Topic: Optical Properties of Axion Backgrounds
28 January 2020
Speaker: Tommaso Giani (Edinburgh)
Topic: Parton distributions from lattice data
21 January 2020
Speaker: Aleksandr Chatrchyan (ITP)
Topic: Phenomenology of monodromic axions
10 December 2019
Speaker: Martin Winkler (Stockholm U.)
Topic: Light Dark Sectors at Accelerators and Direct Detection Experiments
3 December 2019
Speaker: Simone Zoia (MPI Munich)
Topic: First Result for a Full Two-Loop Five-Gluon Amplitude
26 November 2019
Speaker: Wen Yin (KAIST)
Topic: Low-scale inflation and QCD axion
25 November 2019
Speaker: Aishik Ghosh (Paris Orsay)
Topic: Generative Adversarial Networks for Fast Particle Shower Simulation in ATLAS
19 November 2019
Speaker: Emma Geoffray (EPFL)
Topic: Sub-GeV Dark Matter, Dark Photon Mediator and Superfluid He-4: Effective Field Theory approach
12 November 2019
Speaker: Rafael Aoude (Mainz)
Topic: Flavour Constraints on MFV SMEFT
5 November 2019
Speaker: Ruth Schaefer (ITP)
Topic: Probing dark sectors with long-lived scalar particles at BELLE II
29 October 2019
Speaker: Rick Gupta (IPPP Durham)
Topic: The Wondrous Stability of Axion/ALP Dark Matter
22 October 2019
Speaker: Silvia Ferrario Ravasio (IPPP Durham)
Topic: Logarithmic accuracy of angular-ordered parton showers
15 October 2019
Speaker: Matteo Capozi (MPI Munich)
Topic: Exploring anomalous couplings in Higgs boson pair production through machine learning
23 July 2019
Speaker: Michael Gustafsson (Goettingen)
Topic: Revisiting the calculation of dark matter relic abundances - the exception of an early kinetic decoupling
16 July 2019
Speaker: Shankha Banerjee (IPPP Durham)
Topic: Constraining certain EFT couplings at the HL-LHC and beyond
9 July 2019
Speaker: Sam Lane (Kansas)
Topic: Searching for Dark Photons with Maverick Top Partners
2 July 2019
Speaker: David Korbany (Heidelberg)
Topic: Symbolic Regression in Heavy-Ion Physics
25 June 2019
Speaker: Lynton Ardizzone (Heidelberg)
Topic: Analyzing Inverse Problems in Natural Science with Invertible Neural Networks
18 June 2019
Speaker: Christoph Englert (Glasgow)
Topic: Higgs shenanigans
17 June 2019
Speaker: Andreas Pargner (Karlsruhe)
Topic: Phenomenology of Axion Dark Matter
28 May 2019
Speaker: Jerry Dormans (Freiburg)
Topic: Analytic Two-Loop Amplitudes for Three-Jet Production at the LHC
21 May 2019
Speaker: Riccardo Porotti (MPI Science of Light)
Topic: Reinforcement learning-based control of spin-qubit coherent transport
14 May 2019
Speaker: Toby Opferkuch (Mainz/Geneva)
Topic: Ricci Reheating
9 May 2019
Speaker: Charanjit Kaur (Sussex)
Topic: Hunting new physics using Machine Learning techniques
30 April 2019
Speaker: Oscar Cata (Siegen)
Topic: Crawling Technicolor
23 April 2019
Speaker: Adil Jueid (Shanghai)
Topic: Estimating QCD uncertainties in MC event generators for gamma-ray dark matter searches
12 February 2019
Speaker: Lennert Thormaehlen
Topic: Distinguishing Axion Models with IAXO
31 January 2019
Speaker: Conrad Albrecht (IBM)
Topic: Scalable Geo-Spatial Analytics with PAIRS
29 January 2019
Speaker: Eric Madge (Mainz)
Topic: Dark, Cold, and Noisy: Constraining Secluded Hidden Sectors with Gravitational Waves
22 January 2019
Speaker: Jennifer Thompson (ITP)
Topic: QCD or What?
15 January 2019
Speaker: Sebastian Bruggisser (ITP)
Topic: Dark Matter EFTs at Colliders
11 December 2018
Speaker: Pablo Quilez (Madrid)
Topic: Heavy (dynamical) axions
27 November 2018
Speaker: Bogumila Swiezewska (Utrecht)
Topic: RG improvement of effective potentials
6 November 2018
Speaker: Jonas Glombitza (Aachen)
Topic: Deep Learning in Physics Research
30 October 2018
Speaker: Giorgio Busoni (MPIK)
Topic: Direct Detection of Energy - suppressed operators
23 October 2018
Speaker: Rafael Tourinho Aoude (Mainz)
Topic: Diboson Interference Resurrection via subjets
16 October 2018
Speaker: Jérôme Vandecasteele (UL Brussels)
Topic: Direct Detection is testing Freeze-in
24 July 2018
Speaker: Adrian Carmona (Mainz)
Topic: A clockwork model of flavor
17 July 2018
Speaker: Sebastian Schenk (ITP)
Topic: High Multiplicity Amplitudes and Anharmonic Oscillators
10 July 2018
Speaker: Till Martini (HU Berlin)
Topic: The matrix element method at NLO QCD for hadronic jet production
3 July 2018
Speaker: Sophie Renner (Mainz)
Topic: A flavoured dark sector
26 June 2018
Speakers: Elina Fuchs and Matthias Schlaffer (Weizmann institute)
Topic: Constraining New Physics with Atomic Precision, Hunting Relaxions at Colliders
25 June 2018
Speaker: Thomas Hugle (MPIK)
Topic: Leptogenesis in the Scotogenic Model
11 June 2018
Speaker: Gauthier Durieux (DESY)
Topic: Optimal probes for the top-quark EFT at future lepton colliders and implications
15 May 2018
Speaker: Thomas Flacke (IBS CTPU, Korea)
Topic: Common exotic LHC signatures in underlying models with a composite Higgs
8 May 2018
Speaker: Giorgio Arcadi (MPIK)
Topic: Evading Dark Matter Direct Detection through light mediators and extended dark sectors
24 April 2018
Speaker: Eleni Vryonidou (CERN)
Topic: Precision in EFT studies for top quark and Higgs physics
16 February 2018
Speaker: Sebastian Bruggisser (DESY)
Topic: EW Baryogenesis through varying Yukawas in Composite Higgs Models
30 January 2018
Speaker: Felix Kahlhoefer (RWTH Aachen)
Topic: New directions in dark matter direct detection
23 January 2018
Speaker: Simon Kast (ITP)
Topic: Dark Matter from the Top
16 January 2018
Speaker: Jennifer Thompson (ITP)
Topic: Introduction to Sherpa
18 December 2017
Speaker: Felix Kling (Irvine)
Topic: FASER: ForwArd Search ExpeRiment at the LHC
5 December 2017
Speaker: Ramon Winterhalder (ITP)
Topic: Approximations for Vector-Boson Scattering at the LHC - Logarithmic Electroweak Corrections
28 November 2017
Speaker: Stefan Vogl (MPIK)
Topic: FIMPs and friends: Probing dark matter with long-lived particles at the LHC
21 November 2017
Speaker: Ramon Winterhalder (ITP)
Topic: Approximations for Vector-Boson Scattering at the LHC
14 November 2017
Speaker: Tommi Alanne (MPIK)
Topic: Partially composite Goldstone Higgs
3 November 2017
Speakers: Sascha Diefenbacher, Fabian Keilbach (ITP)
Topics: Anomaly Free Vector Mediators, Higgs to Invisibles using Quark Gluon Discrimination
24 October 2017
Speaker: Claudius Krause (Valencia)
Topic: Effective Field Theories in Higgs Physics
17 October 2017
Speaker: Charlotte Neitzel (ITP)
Topic: Signal-Background Interference Pattern for Scalar Resonances
10 October 2017
Speaker: Tyler Corbett (CoEPP)
Topic: Exploring Extended Scalar Sectors with Di-Higgs Signals: A Higgs EFT Perspective
4 October 2017
Speaker: Alexis Plascencia (IPPP Durham)
Topic: Constraining simplified models of dark matter with searches for long-lived charged particles
25 July 2017
Speaker: Kevin Kroeninger (Dortmund)
Topic: Interpreting top-quark measurements from an experimentalist's point of view
18 July 2017
Speaker: Martin Klassen (ITP)
Topic: Consistent Models of Dark Matter at the LHC
17 July 2017
Speaker: Christof Wetterich (ITP)
Topic: Graviton fluctuations erase the cosmological constant
11 July 2017
Speaker: Farinaldo da Silva Queiroz (MPIK)
Topic: Probing the Nature of Dark Matter with Direct Detection Experiments Only
27 June 2017
Speaker: Alexander Huss (Zurich)
Topic: Precise QCD predictions using antenna subtraction
13 June 2017
Speaker: Alexander Voigt (Aachen)
Topic: Higgs mass prediction in supersymmetry with effective field theory techniques
13 June 2017
Speaker: Rhea Moutafis (ITP)
Topic: Searches for invisible Higgs decays
16 May 2017
Speaker: Giorgio Arcadi (MPIK)
Topic: Probing the WIMP paradigm with collider and direct detection
9 May 2017
Speaker: Kentarou Mawatari (Grenoble)
Topic: Are simplified DM models too simple?
2 May 2017
Speaker: Ilaria Brivio (NBI-Copenhagen)
Topic: Scheming in the SMEFT
25 April 2017
Speaker: Raffaele Tito D'Agnolo (EPFL)
Topic: Exceptionally Light Thermal Dark Matter
31 January 2017
Speaker: Markus Schulze (HU-Berlin)
Topic: Probing the top quark electroweak couplings at the LHC
24 January 2017
Speaker: Marco Sekulla (KIT)
Topic: Simplified Models for Vector Boson Scattering
17 January 2017
Speaker: Peter Marquard (DESY)
Topic: The top quark and its mass
10 January 2017
Speaker: Alexander Helmboldt (MPIK)
Topic: Prospects for three-body Higgs decays into extra light scalars
14 December 2016
Speaker: Andrea Quadri (Milan)
Topic: UV properties of dimension-six operators and hidden symmetries in Higgs EFTs
6 December 2016
Speaker: Harald Ita (Freiburg)
Topic: Towards the numerical unitarity approach for two-loop scattering amplitudes in QCD
29 November 2016
Speaker: Philipp Maierhoefer (Freiburg)
Topic: NLO automation: QCD & electroweak corrections at high multiplicities
24 November 2016
Speaker: Sebastian Ohmer (MPIK)
Topic: Gravitational Waves as a New Probe of Dark Matter
2 November 2016
Speaker: Tyler Corbett (Melbourne)
Topic: Inverse Amplitude Method: The Singlet Higgs Portal as a Case Study
25 October 2016
Speaker: Iason Baldes (DESY)
Topic: Dynamical Yukawas in the Froggatt-Nielsen Mechanism
19 October 2016
Speaker: Per Osland (UIB)
Topic: CP violation in an S3-symmetric scalar sector
15 September 2016
Speaker: Pier Paolo Giardino (BNL)
Topic: Stability of the Electro-weak vacuum
28 June 2016
Speaker: Szabo Zsolt (ITP)
Topic: Understanding High Multiplicity Amplitudes in Quantum Mechanics and Quantum Field Theory
21 June 2016
Speaker: David Marzocca (Zurich)
Topic: Pseudo-observables in Higgs physics
20 June 2016
Speaker: Tao Ming Hong (Pittsburgh)
Topic: Higgs' invisible branching fraction at the LHC
14 June 2016
Speaker: Stefan Liebler (DESY)
Topic: Extended Higgs sector phenomenology at the LHC
2 June 2016
Speaker: Tracy Slatyer (MIT)
Topic: Dark Matter With Long-Range Interactions: the Sommerfeld Enhancement and Bound States
31 May 2016
Speaker: Pedro Ruiz-Femenia (TUM)
Topic: The relic density of heavy neutralinos
25 May 2016
Speaker: Jessica Turner (IPPP-Durham)
Topic: Leptonic observables from A5 with Generalised CP and prospects for their discovery
13 May 2016
Speaker: Luc Darme (LPTHE-Jussieu)
Topic: Di-photon excess in perturbative SUSY with Dirac gauginos
3 May 2016
Speaker: Jose Miguel No (Sussex)
Topic: Towards a Complete Picture of the Dynamics of the EW Phase Transition: Gravitational Waves and EW Baryogenesis
19 April 2016
Speaker: Barbara Jaeger (ITP-Tuebingen)
Topic: Electroweak physics in the LHC era: tool or target?
5 April 2016
Speaker: Jorge Camalich (Mainz)
Topic: The shape of (new) physics in B decays
1 March 2016
Speaker: Luminita Mihaila (ITP)
Topic: On the gauge dependence of the SM vacuum instability scale
9 February 2016
Speaker: Sebastian Schenk (ITP)
Topic: Flavor Physics in Type II String Models with Intersecting D-branes
26 January 2016
Speaker: Aurora Meroni (CP3-Origins)
Topic: An elementary Goldstone Higgs
1 December 2015
Speaker: Raul Roentsch (KIT)
Topic: Constraining the top-Z coupling through ttbar+Z production at the LHC
30 November 2015
Speaker: Sylvain Fichet (ICTP-UNESP)
Topic: Statistics for the Higgs
24 November 2015
Speaker: Joachim Brodd (Mainz)
Topic: Renormalization Group Effects in Dark-Matter Direct Detection
17 November 2015
Speaker: Matthew Dowling (KIT)
Topic: Top-quark Pair Production in a Running Mass Scheme
10 November 2015
Speaker: Luminita Mihaila (ITP)
Topic: Particle Physics at High Precision
20 October 2015
Speaker: Till Martini (HU-Berlin)
Topic: The Matrix Element Method at next-to-leading order

28 July 2015 Speaker: Sebastian Hoof (ITP)
Topic: Axion Dark Matter and Two Periods of Inflation

21 July 2015 Speaker: Florian Goertz (CERN)
Topic: Exploring the Higgs Boson at the LHC

14 July 2015 Speaker: Jose Zurita (Mainz)
Topic: Compressed electroweakinos at the LHC and future colliders

7 July 2015 Speaker: Michael Duerr (MPIK)
Topic: Gauge Theories for Baryon and Lepton Numbers

30 June 2015 Speaker: Felix Yu (Mainz)
Topic: New Physics in WW Scattering

23 June 2015 Speaker: Maikel de Vries (Mainz)
Topic: Four-Quark Effective Operators at Hadron Colliders

16 June 2015 Speaker: Florian and Patrick (ITP)
Topic: Testing Z' models with ZPriMATE

10 June 2015 Speaker: Sven Heinemeyer (IFCA-Santander)
Topic: SUSY fits with MasterCode

9 June 2015 Speaker: Andrea Thamm (Mainz)
Topic: Direct vs indirect probes of New Physics at Future Colliders

26 May 2015 Speaker: Martin Stoll (Tokyo)
Topic: Jet clustering with a terminating veto ("mass jump")
12 May 2015
Speaker: Oscar Cata (LMU-München)
Topic: Testing the standard Higgs with EFT tools

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