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Friday, April 1
11:00 am - 12:00 pm
Lauritsen 469
A stereoscopic look into the bulk
  • Lampros Lamprou, Stanford University,
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2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Cahill 370
Dark Matter in the Cosmic Context
  • Katherine Mack, DECRA Fellow, Astro Group, School of Physics, University of Melbourne,
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4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
East Bridge 114
Revealing the Dirac fluid in graphene
  • Andy Lucas, Graduate Student, Subir Sachdev's group, Harvard University,
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Monday, April 4
4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Lauritsen 469
Z2 solutions to the Strong CP problem
  • Anson Hook, Stanford University,
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Tuesday, April 5
12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Geometry, Analysis and Topology of Feynman Amplitudes
  • Emad Nasrollahpoursammi, Mathematics, Caltech,
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3:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Percolation and invariant random subgroups
  • Yair Hartman, Mathematics, Northwestern University,
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3:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Annenberg 107
Loophole-free Bell inequality violation using electron spins separated by 1.3 kilometres
  • Hannes Bernien, Harvard University,
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4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Lauritsen 469
Flavor Physics and CP Violation as Probes for New Physics Effects at the High-Luminosity B Factory Experiment Belle 2
  • Markus Rohrken, Caltech,
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4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Annenberg 213
Towards simple, robust and approximately optimal auctions (part 2 of 2)
  • Hu Fu, CMI Postdoctoral Fellow, CMS, Caltech,
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4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Carnegie Observatories, 813 Santa Barbara St., William T. Golden Auditorium
TBD
  • Prof. Charles Badenes, Univ. of Pittsburgh,
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Wednesday, April 6
12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
The Energy of Heavy Atoms: The Leading Correction
  • Heinz siedentop, Professor of Applied Mathematics, Mathematics, LMU Munich,
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3:30 pm - 4:30 pm
Feynman Integrals, Associated Arrangements and Their Motives
  • Ozgur Ceyhan, Mathematics, University of Luxembourg,
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4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Cahill, Hameetman Auditorium
"Next Generation Cosmological Constraints on the Dark Sector and Gravity."
  • Rachel Bean, Cornell,
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8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Beckman Auditorium
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Thursday, April 7
1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Lauritsen 469
Physics at SNOLAB
  • Art McDonald, SNOlab,
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2:30 pm - 4:00 pm
Athenaeum
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3:30 pm - 4:30 pm
Off Campus
Data Science: Machine Learning, Statistics, and Beyond
  • Padhraic Smyth, Director, UCI Data Science Initiative, Department of Computer Science and Department of Statistics, University of California, Irvine,
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4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Hodge classes on products of quaternionic Shimura varieties
  • Kartik Prasanna, Professor, Mathematics, University of Michigan,
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4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
East Bridge 201 (Richard P. Feynman Lecture Hall)
The Biard Lecture: Basic Components of Solid-State Quantum Computing Hardware
  • Charles M. Marcus, Villum Kann Rasmussen Professor, Center for Quantum Devices, The Niels Bohr Institute, University of Copenhagen,
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Friday, April 8
11:00 am - 12:00 pm
Lauritsen 469
The Many Dimensions of the Weak Gravity Conjecture
  • Tom Rudelius, Harvard University,
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12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Quantum Computation
  • Jacob Alex Stark, Caltech,
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2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Cahill 370
Using Quasars and the CMB to Probe Quantum Entanglement
  • Jason Gallicchio, Assistant Professor, Department of Physics, Harvey Mudd College,
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3:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Knot Floer Homology and Khovanov-Rozansky Homology of Singular Links
  • Nathan Dowlin Filip, Mathematics, Princeton University,
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Monday, April 11
4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Complex varieties with infinite Chow groups modulo 2
  • Burt Totaro, Mathematics, UCLA,
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4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Lauritsen 469
New ideas for dark matter detection
  • Kathryn Zurek, LBNL,
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Tuesday, April 12
12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
TBA
  • William Chan, Graduate Student, Mathematics, Caltech,
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3:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Weak containment of measure preserving group actions
  • Peter Burton, Mathematics, Caltech,
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3:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Annenberg 107
Quantum thermodynamics for very small machines
  • Stephanie Wehner, QuTech, University of Delft,
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4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Lauritsen 469
Search, discovery and measurements of the Higgs boson in the diphoton decay channel at CMS
  • Joshua Bendavid, Caltech,
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4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Carnegie Observatories, 813 Santa Barbara St., William T. Golden Auditorium
Characterizing Habitable Planets with Extreme Adaptive Optics: The Road from MagAO to the GMT
  • Dr. Jared Males, Univ. of Arizona,
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4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Annenberg 213
Conservation Profiles, Functional Enrichment, and the Tree of Life
  • Benny Chor, School of Computer Science, Tel-Aviv University,
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Wednesday, April 13
12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Conservation laws for integrable PDE
  • Rowan Killip, Mathematics, UCLA,
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3:30 pm - 4:30 pm
Asymptotic symmetries and soft theorems
  • Vyacheslav Lysov, Theoretical Physics, Caltech,
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4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Cahill, Hameetman Auditorium
Inaugural Neugebauer Lecture
  • Marcia Rieke, Regent's Professor of Astronomy, Univ. of Arizona,
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4:30 pm - 5:30 pm
Convergence of majority dynamics
  • Omer Tamuz, Assistant Professor, Economics/Mathematics, Caltech,
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Thursday, April 14
10:00 am - 11:00 am
Powell-Booth 100 (Seminar Room)
A new model of stars
  • David Hogg, Professor of Physics and Data Science at New York University,
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4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
East Bridge 201 (Richard P. Feynman Lecture Hall)
Internal Structure of the Moon from the Gravity Recovery and Interior Laboratory (GRAIL) Mission
  • Maria Zuber, E. A. Griswold Professor of Geophysics, Vice President for Research, Massachusetts Institute of Technology,
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Friday, April 15
11:00 am - 12:00 pm
Lauritsen 469
Shape dependence of entanglement Hamiltonians and the averaged null energy condition
  • Thomas Faulkner, UIUC,
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2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Cahill 370
The Formation of Dwarf Elliptical Galaxies in Clusters
  • Laura Sales, Assistant Professor, Dept of Physics & Astronomy, U.C. Riverside,
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3:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Teichmuller dynamics and Hodge theory
  • Simion Filip, Graduate Student, Mathematics, University of Chicago,
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4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
East Bridge 114
Spectroscopic studies of layered iridium oxides
  • Alberto de la Torre, Postdoctoral Scholar, Hsieh Group,
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8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Cahill Center for Astronomy and Astrophysics
Astronomy from the Bottom of the Earth: Telescopes at the South Pole
  • Abigail Crites, Postdoctoral Scholar in Physics, Caltech,
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Monday, April 18
4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Quantum representations and higher-rank Prym varieties
  • Johan Martens, Lecturer and Chancellor Fellow, Mathematics, University of Edinburgh,
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4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Lauritsen 469
Deep Underground Xenon Observatory in China: the PandaX Experiment
  • Jianglai Liu, Shanghai Jiao Tong University,
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Tuesday, April 19
12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Spectral Theory of Dynamical Systems
  • Peter Burton, Graduate Student, Mathematics, Caltech,
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3:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Weak containment of measure preserving group actions
  • Peter Burton, Graduate Student, Mathematics,
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3:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Annenberg 107
Out-of-time ordered correlation functions
  • Beni Yoshida,
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4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
The microstructure of spacetime and classification of superparticles
  • Veeravalli Varadarajan, Professor of Mathematics, UCLA,
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4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Carnegie Observatories, 813 Santa Barbara St., William T. Golden Auditorium
The Gaseous Halo of the Milky Way: A Close-up View of Galactic Inflow and Outflow
  • Dr. Andrew Fox, STScI,
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4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Noyes 147 (J. Holmes Sturdivant Lecture Hall)
Atmospheric Secondary Organic Aerosols Viewed Through Analytical Chemistry
  • Giuseppe Petrucci, Professor, Department of Chemistry, University of Vermont,
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Wednesday, April 20
11:00 am - 12:00 pm
West Bridge 351 (LIGO Science Conference Room)
On the hunt for continuous gravitational waves from unknown neutron stars in binary systems
  • Evan , Goetz, PMA - LIGO, Caltech,
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12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Dissipative transport in the localization regime
  • Jeffrey Schenker, Mathematics, Michigan State,
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3:00 pm - 5:00 pm
The colored Jones polynomial and boundary slopes of pretzel knots
  • Christine Lee, NSF Postdoctoral Fellow, Mathematics, University of Texas at Austin,
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4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Cahill, Hameetman Auditorium
"Probing the Hierarchical Buildup and Chemical Evolution of Galaxies"
  • David Nidever, LSST Tucson,
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8:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Beckman Auditorium
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Thursday, April 21
4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Boundary cohomology of Shimura varieties
  • Benoit Stroh, Mathematics Research Fellow, Mathematics, Institut Galilée Université Paris 13,
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4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
East Bridge 201 (Richard P. Feynman Lecture Hall)
Antineutrino reactor monitoring and applications to nuclear non-proliferation safeguards
  • Patrick Huber, Associate Professor of Physics, Center for Neutrino Physics, Virginia Tech,
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Friday, April 22
11:00 am - 12:00 pm
Lauritsen 469
Entanglement and nonlocality in quantum gravity
  • Will Donnelly, UCSB,
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2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
East Bridge 114
Cosmology beyond the power spectrum and how to keep it simple
  • Marcel Schmittfull, Postdoctoral Fellow, Berkeley Center for Cosmological Physics (BCCP), U.C. Berkeley,
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3:00 pm - 5:00 pm
TBA
  • Sam Ballas, RTG Visiting Assistant Present, Mathematics, UC Santa Barbara,
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4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
East Bridge 114
Atom waveguide QED for efficient multiphoton sources
  • Alejandro González-Tudela, Postdoctoral Scholar, Max Planck Institute for Quantum Optics,
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4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Off Campus
Finite time blowup for semilinear wave equations
  • Terry Tao, Professor, Mathematics, UCLA,
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5:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Off Campus
Harmonic maps and heat flows on hyperbolic spaces
  • Marius Lemm, Graduate Student, Mathematics, Caltech,
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Monday, April 25
4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
A new proof of the decomposition theorem
  • Brad Drew, Department of Mathematics, USC,
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4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Lauritsen 469
Inflatable Dark Matter and the Diphoton Resonance: New Phenomenology with a Simple Lagrangian
  • Sam McDermott, SUNY Stony Brook,
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Tuesday, April 26
12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Eigenvalue Attraction and Disordered Hamiltonian Density of States
  • Ramis Movassagh, IBM,
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1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
West Bridge 351 (LIGO Science Conference Room)
Crystalline coatings for gravitational-wave test masses
  • Garrett Cole, President CRYSTALLINE MIRROR SOLUTIONS LLC, CRYSTALLINE MIRROR SOLUTIONS LLC,
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3:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Annenberg 107
Continuous tensor networks for quantum fields: Scale invariance and loss of information along the RG flow
  • Guifre Vidal, Perimeter Institute,
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3:00 pm - 4:00 pm
The complexity of the classification problem for multiplier algebras of Nevanlinna-Pick space
  • Michael Hartz, Mathematics, University of Waterloo,
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4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Lauritsen 469
A Path to New Physics Discovery at the LHC
  • Si Xie, Caltech,
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4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Annenberg 213
Computing Isomorphisms between Finite Fields using Elliptic Curves (pt 1 of 2)
  • Anand Kumar Narayanan, Postdoctoral Scholar, CMS, Caltech,
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4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Carnegie Observatories, 813 Santa Barbara St., William T. Golden Auditorium
How Can Software Promote Inquiry?
  • Prof. Matt Turk, Univ. of Illinois,
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Wednesday, April 27
3:30 pm - 4:30 pm
TBA
  • Dan-Virgil Voiculescu, Professor, Mathematics, UC Berkeley,
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3:30 pm - 4:30 pm
Some C*-algebras which are coronas of non-C*-Banach algebras.
  • Dan-Virgil Voiculescu, Department of Mathematics, University of California, Berkeley,
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4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Annenberg 105
Seminar in Computing & Mathematical Sciences
  • Anima Anandkumar, Assistant Professor, Electrical Engineering & Computer Science, U.C. Irvine,
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4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Cahill, Hameetman Auditorium
Continuing the Legacy of Supernova Cosmology
  • Ryan Foley, Univ. of Illinois,
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4:30 pm - 5:30 pm
Representations of multiplier algebras of Nevanlinna-Pick spaces
  • Michael Hartz, Graduate Student, Department of Mathematics, University of Waterlook,
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Thursday, April 28
4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
East Bridge 201 (Richard P. Feynman Lecture Hall)
String Theory and the CMB
  • Liam McAllister, Associate Professor of Physics, Cornell University,
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4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Lubin-Tate Deformation Spaces and $(\phi,\Gamma)$-Modules
  • Anne Carter, Mathematics, University of California, San Diego,
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Friday, April 29
11:00 am - 12:00 pm
Watson 104
Superconducting coherent caloritronics
  • Francesco Giazotto, NEST, Istituto Nanoscienze, CNR & Scuola Normale Superiore, Pisa, Italy,
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11:00 am - 12:00 pm
Lauritsen 469
Expanding the landscape of N=2 Super-conformal field theories.
  • Mario Martone, University of Cincinnati,
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12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Randomness of Fractional Parts and Fourier Series
  • Zachary Chase, Undergraduate Student, Mathematics, California Institute of Technology,
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2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
East Bridge 114
Gravitational Lensing of the Transient Sky
  • Liang Dai, NASA Einstein Fellow, School of Natural Sciences, Institute for Advanced Study,
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3:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Annenberg 213
A Posteriori Error Estimation Techniques for Finite Element Methods
  • Professor Zhiqiang Cai, Purdue University,
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3:00 pm - 5:00 pm
On Hamiltonian Gromov-Witten theory for symplectic reductions
  • Rui Wang, Mathematics, University of California, Irvine,
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4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
East Bridge 114
Spectroscopic signatures of Weyl semimetals beyond photoemission
  • Stefanos Kourtis, Postdoctoral Research Fellow, Princeton,
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