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BAPC-Calendar for the Week of October 19





The Boston Area Physics Calendar is published weekly during the academic year by the department of Physics a MIT. Entries should be sent no later than 12:00 pm on the Thursday before the week of the actual event.


Note: Entries that are past the deadline will have to be sent by you to the BAPC late entry email address listed below.


ON-TIME submissions: Send to bapc-events cosmos phy tufts edu

LATE submissions: Send to bapc-late cosmos phy tufts edu

SUBSCRIBE or UNSUBSCRIBE to/from the BAPC calendar: http://cosmos.phy.tufts.edu/bapc.html




Monday, October 19, 2015
Brandeis University
String Theory Seminar
Abelson 307
"Landau-Ginzburg orbifolds and symmetries of K3 CFTs"
Sarah Harrison


Monday, October 19

Northeastern University

HEP Seminar

Dana Research Center, Room 114

“Third generation Supersymmetry at the LHC and Kinematic Variables for new physics searches”

Paul Jackson

University of Adelaide

Refreshments will be served at noon



Monday, October 19(note time this week)

Massachusetts Institute of Technology

Center of Theoretical Physics

Nuclear & Particle Theory Seminar

Cosman Room, 6c-442

``The BFKL equation and non-global logarithms"

Simon Caron Huot, NBI, Copenhagen



4:00 PM

Monday, October 19, 2015

Massachusetts Institute of Technology – Laboratory for Nuclear Science

Nuclear and Particle Physics Colloquium

Kolker Room, 26-414

The Emergence of Jets at the Large Hadron Collider

Prof. Matthew Schwartz – Harvard University

Refreshments served at 3:30 pm







2:30 pm

Tuesday, October 27, 2015

Tufts University

Joint Tufts/MIT Cosmology Seminar

574 Boston Ave, Room 204

"A lower bound on the value of the cosmological constant"

Raul Jimenez

Universitat de Barcelona

Refreshments at 2:00 outside room 304






Wednesday, October 21, 2015
Brandeis University
Condensed Matter Seminar
Abelson 229
"Precisely cyclic sand: self-organization of periodically sheared frictional grains"
John Royer
National Institute of Standards and Technology



Wednesday, October 21

Massachusetts Institute of Technology

Center of Theoretical Physics

String/Gravity  Theory Seminar

Cosman Room, 6c-442

``F-theory, spinning black holes, and Multi-String Branches"

Babak Haghihat, Harvard





1:00 pm

Thursday, October 22, 2015

University of Massachusetts Boston

Physics Colloquium

Science Center, Room S-3-126

“Pollockian Mechanics: Painting with Viscous Jets”

Andrzej Herczyński

Boston College

Refreshments served at 12:45, S-3-126

Questions: Maxim Olshanii <Maxim Olchanyi umb edu>



4:00 p.m.
Thursday, October 22, 2015
Massachusetts Institute of Technology
The David and Edith Harris Physics Colloquium Series
Building 10, Room 250
Does an isolated quantum system relax?
Jörg Schmiedmayer
Vienna Center for Quantum Science and Technology (VCQ), Atominstitut, TU-Wien
Refreshments @ 3:30 PM in 4-349


Thursday, October 22, 2015
Brandeis University
MRSEC Seminar
Abelson 229
Roland Winkler
Institute of Complex Systems




Thursday, October 22

Northeastern University

Physics Colloquium

Dana Research Center, Room 114

“Exploring novel ferromagnetic and superconducting orders using proximity effect in material heterostructures”

Peng Wei

Department of Physics & Francis Bitter Magnet Lab, MIT

Refreshments will be served at 4:00pm





1:30 pm

Friday, October 23, 2015

Massachusetts Institute of Technology

Center for Theoretical Physics, Cosman Seminar

Quantum Information Processing Seminar

Room 6c-442

"Random tensor networks as models of holography"

Michael Walter




3:00 p.m.

Friday, October 23

Massachusetts Institute of Technology

Plasma Science and Fusion Center Seminar

Building NW17-218 

“Some Applications of Plasmas in Aeronautics”

Carmen Garcia





9:30am – 3:00pm
Saturday, October 24, 2015
Brandeis University
17th Annual Greater Boston Area Statistical Mechanics Meeting (GBASM)
Lemberg Academic Center, Brandeis University

Registration required by Saturday October 17th: https://sites.google.com/a/brandeis.edu/gbasm/
Refreshments starting at 9:00am