Seminars

UCLA Physics & Astronomy Building (PAB) Room 4-330, Tuesdays 4-5pm unless otherwise noted

Seminar Coordinators: Wei-Ming Chen, Chia-Hsien Shen, Christoph Uhlemann, Mao Zeng

Fall 2017

October 3: Mao Zeng (UCLA) 

Unitarity cuts and loop amplitudes in QCD and supersymmetric theories

TEP_Seminar_10.03.17_Zeng_Abstract.pdf

October 10: Roji Pius (Perimeter Institute)

Quantum Closed Superstring Field Theory and the Weil-Petersson Symplectic Geometry

TEP_Seminar_10.10.17_Pius_Abstract.pdf

October 17: Samir Mathur (Ohio State University)

Spacetime Has a "Thickness"

TEP_Seminar_10.17.17_Mathur_Abstract.pdf

October 24: Ashoke Sen (Harish-Chandra Research Institute)

Soft Graviton Theorem in a Generic Quantum Theory of Gravity

TEP_Seminar_10.24.17_Sen_Abstract.pdf

October 31: Shira Chapman (Perimeter Institute)

Complexity in Holography and QFT

TEP_Seminar_10.31.17_Chapman_Abstract.pdf

November 14: Andy Royston (Texas A&M University)

Holography for Yang-Mills soltions

TEP_Seminar_11.14.17_Royston_Abstract.pdf

November 21: No TEP Seminar

November 28: No TEP Seminar

Southern California Strings Seminar Fall 2017
The Southern California Strings Seminar returns to UCLA for Fall 2017 on Friday, December 1st. We gather and discuss new ideas and developments, both general and specialized, in the field. This year's speakers include David Simmons-Duffin, Vladimir Rosenhaus, Edward Witten (in conjunction with IPAM Green Family Lecture Series)
, and Daniel Jafferis.
Click here to view Program Schedule.

SPECIAL December 4: Emily Nardoni (UCSD)

Anomalies for 4d SCFTs from M5-branes

TEP_Seminar_12.04.17_Nardoni_Abstract.pdf

December 5: Himanshu Raj (SISSA)

Non-supersymmetric conformal manifolds and constraints on the CFT data

TEP_Seminar_12.05.17_Raj_Abstract.pdf

December 12: Andres Karch (University of Washington)

Embedding 3d Bosonization into String Theory

TEP_Seminar_12.12.17_Karch_Abstract.pdf

Winter 2018

January 9: Philip Argyres (CalTech)

Dimensions of Coulomb branch operators at all ranks

TEP_Seminar_01.09.18_Argyres_Abstract.pdf

January 16: Eliot Hijano (University of British Columbia)

Non-linear gravity from CFT entanglement
TEP_Seminar_01.16.18_Hijano_Abstract.pdf

January 23: Aneesh Manohar (UCSD)

Title: TBD
Abstract: Available soon

January 30: TBD

February 6: Sumit Das (University of Kentucky)

Dual Space-time of the SYK Model
TEP_Seminar_02.06.18_Das_Abstract.pdf

February 13: TBD

February 20: No TEP Seminar

February 27: Mark Wise (CalTech)

Title: TBD
Abstract: Available soon

March 6: TBD

March 13: TBD

Spring 2018

April 3: Maxim Perelstein (Cornell University)

Title: TBD
Abstract: Available soon

April 10: TBD

April 17: TBD

April 24: TBD

May 1: TBD

May 8: TBD

May 15: TBD

May 22: Alessandro Georgoudis (Uppsala)

Title: TBD
Abstract: Available soon

May 29: Bhaumik Lecture: John Preskill (CalTech)

June 5: TBD

June 12: TBD