Seminars (past semesters)

Date Speaker Title
11/07/2023Ilaria Brivio (University of Bologna, Italy)Hunting new physics footprints: EFT interpretations of LHC data
04/07/2023Colomba Brancaccio / Lukas Simon (RTG / RWTH Aachen University)Student presentations B
20/06/2023Danilo Meuser / Jonathan Hermann (RTG / RWTH Aachen University)Student presentations A
06/06/2023Terry Generet (RTG, RWTH Aachen University)Top-pair production in association with a B-hadron at NNLO
23/05/2023Abideh Jafari (DESY and Isfahan University of Technology)Still on top after about three decades
25/04/2023Markus Steidl (KIT, Karlsruhe)KATRIN experiment - What is the absolute mass scale of neutrinos?
18/04/2023Rene Poncelet (Cambridge University, UK)Jet identification and flavoured jet algorithms
11/04/2023Rikkert Frederix (Lund University, Sweden)Matching and Merging: Combining Matrix Elements and Parton Showers
04/04/2023Javier Llorente (Simon Fraser University, Canada)Jet event shapes at the LHC and the precision determination of alpha_s from jet data
02/02/2023Thea Klaeboe Aarrestad (ETH Zurich)Ultrafast Machine Learning Inference at the Large Hadron Collider
31/01/2023Geraldine Servant (DESY)Baryogenesis during the electroweak phase transition
24/01/2023Susanne Kühn (CERN)The ECFA Detector R&D Roadmap and its implementation
17/01/2023Felix Kahlhöfer (KIT)The collider cosmology connection
10/01/2023Thomas Teubner (University of Liverpool)g-2 puzzles: a status update
06/12/2022Felix Eschment, Florian Mausolf, Tom Schellenberger (RWTH Aachen University, GRK)Student talks
22/11/2022Achim Stahl (RWTH Aachen University)Tau leptons: from their discovery to a tool of discover
12/07/2022Jasmina Nasufi (RWTH Aachen University)ttW and ttZ with full off-shell effects at NLO QCD
05/07/2022Arnd Meyer (RWTH Aachen University)Model-independent anomaly searches at the LHC
24/05/2022ScreeningViewing of "Picture a Scientist”
17/05/2022Elena Bratkovskaya (GSI, Darmstadt)Properties of hot and dense matter created in heavy-ion collisions
19/04/2022Jan Steggemann (EPFL, Lausanne)Latest Higgs-boson experimental results
12/04/2022Spandan Mondal (RWTH Aachen University)Charming the Higgs at CMS: Latest advances in charm tagging and a search for the Higgs decaying to charm quarks
25/01/2022Dennis NollStatus & Prospects of Higgs Pair Production Searches at the LHC
18/01/2022Xavier CoubezJet tagging techniques - CANCELLED - moved to SS2022
21/12/2021Sebastian WuchterlExperimental aspects of probing the top quark mass
14/12/2021Michele Lupattellittbb at the LHC: on the size of corrections and b-jet definitions
07/12/2021Gordon WattsGetting the most out of the High Luminosity LHC: The Evolving Computing Landscape
23/11/2021Juan RojoThe Path to Proton Structure at One-Percent Accuracy
26/10/2021Tristan Du PreeSearch for the Higgs boson decay to charm quarks at the ATLAS experiment
20/07/2021Christoph Langenbruch (RWTH Aachen University)Flavour anomalies in rare B decays
13/07/2021Tobias Hurth (Johannes Gutenberg Universität Mainz)Semileptonic Penguins and the b to s Anomalies
06/07/2021Ralph Assmann (DESY Hamburg)New Particle Acceleration Methods for High Energy Physics
22/06/2021Stefan Hild (Maastricht University)Unravelling the Mysteries of the Dark Side of the Universe with the Einstein Telescope
08/06/2021Frank Hartmann (Karlsruhe School of Elementary Particle and Astroparticle)Overview of the LHC Upgrade for HL-LHC
11/05/2021Anke Biekötter (IPPP Durham)Hunting New Physics in a Model-Independent Framework
27/04/2021Stefan Weinzierl (Johannes Gutenberg Universität Mainz)Modern Methods for Scattering Amplitudes
23/06/2020Steffen Schumann (Universität Göttingen)The art of combining matrix elements and QCD parton showers
09/06/2020Melissa van Beekveld (Nikhef / Radboud University Nijmegen)Power up your logarithm: the large impact of 'subleading' terms
26/05/2020Andreas Hinzmann (Hamburg University)From raw data to published experimental results at the LHC
12/05/2020Alexander Grohsjean (DESY)Top quark spin: A window to new physics?
09/07/2019Felice Pantaleo (CERN)Towards a heterogenous computing farm for the CMS High Level Trigger
25/06/2019Dietrich Bödeker (Uni Bielefeld)Hot QCD
18/06/2019Belina von Krosigk (TRIUMF, Vancouver)Searches for Dark Sector Particles with SuperCDMS SNOLAB
28/05/2019Andreas Meyer (DESY)Physics at the HL-LHC
21/05/2019Yoann Genolini (ULB, Brussels)DM and compact objects
02/04/2019Stefano Gariazzo (IFIC Valencia)Relic neutrinos and the PTOLEMY project
29/01/2019José Espinosa (Barcelona, IFAE)Implications and Signatures of a Metastable Electroweak Vacuum
22/01/2019Babette Döbrich (CERN)ALP and Axion searches with NA62 and RADES
11/12/2018Christian Hoelbling (Wuppertal)Anatomy of the proton mass
04/12/2018Andrei Puiu (Milano Bicocca)Holmes, the challenge of measuring the neutrino mass
20/11/2018Luca Mastrolorenzo (RWTH Aachen/CERN)Observation of the Higgs boson decay to bottom quarks with the CMS experiment
13/11/2018Andrea Pocar (UMass Amherst)Searching for neutrinoless double beta decay with EXO-200 and nEXO
30/10/2018Thomas Kuhr (LMU Munich)Flavour physics at Belle 2
23/10/2018Laura Lopez Honorez (Vrije Universiteit Brussel)EDGES observations of the 21cm line and possible implications for astroparticle physics
24/07/2018René Reimann (RWTH Aachen)Compelling Evidence for Neutrino Emission from a Blazar
17/07/2018Angela Papa (University of Pisa/PSI)Charged lepton flavour violation search with the MEGII experiment at PSI and future prospects
10/07/2018Christoph Langenbruch (RWTH)Flavour Anomalies at LHCb
26/06/2018Gregor Kasieczka (Hamburg)Deep Learning in Particle Physics
12/06/2018Anders Kvellestad (Oslo)Chasing SUSY through parameter space - global fits in the MSSM
05/06/2018Albert De Roeck (CERN/University of Antwerp)Searches for Long Lived Particles at the Large Hadron Collider
29/05/2018Daniel Litim (University of Sussex)Asymptotic safety of gauge theories and quantum gravity
15/05/2018Alexander Schmidt (RWTH)Search for dark matter Axions with the MADMAX experiment
08/05/2018Walter Winter (DESY-Zeuthen)Fundamental physics tests with neutrinos traveling over cosmological distances
30/01/2018Philipp Mertsch (RWTH Aachen)Three elephants in the gamma-ray sky
23/01/2018Walter Winter (DESY Zeuthen)Fundamental physics tests with neutrinos traveling over cosmological distances
16/01/2018Karsten Büsser (DESY)The International Linear Collider - Status and Perspectives
12/12/2017Jorg Horandel (Nijmegen)Observing the low-frequency universe with LOFAR
21/11/2017Aaron Vincent (Imperial College)Illuminating the dark sector with astrophysical neutrinos
14/11/2017Thierry Lasserre (CNRS)Sterile Neutrinos & Dark Matter
17/10/2017Herbert Dreiner (Bonn)R-Parity violation at the LHC
25/07/2017F. Krauss (Durham University)Precision Simulations for the LHC
18/07/2017M. Krämer (RWTH Aachen)Probing dark matter with cosmic ray antiprotons
04/07/2017W. Handley (Cambridge)Modern Bayesian Inference: Theory and Practice
20/06/2017D. Lopez-Val (KIT)Higgs portrays beyond the Standard Model
13/06/2017M. Doser (CERN)Experiments on antimatter at CERN
06/06/2017D. Straub (TU München)Searches for Physics beyond the Standard Model with Flavour
30/05/2017S. Söldner-Rembold (University of Manchester)Neutrino (and other) Physics with Liquid-argon Detectors
16/05/2017R. Thorne (UCL)Parton Distribution Functions at the LHC
17/01/2017R. Beck (MPIfR, Bonn)Magnetic fields of nearby galaxies, the Milky Way, and the intergalactic space
10/01/2017F. Staub (KIT)Introduction to gauge mediated SUSY breaking
20/12/2016K. Hagiwara (KEK and Wisconsin)Physics potential of T2HKK: neutrino oscillation from Tokai to Hyper-Kamiokande in Kamioka and in Korea
13/12/2016P. Fischer (Heidelberg)Novel fast and position sensitive photo detectors based on SiPMs and APDs
19/07/2016A. Lindner (DESY)Illuminating the dark side: new approaches to search for the dominating matter in our universe
12/07/2016S. Sibiryakov (CERN)Black hole physics: Gravity meets information theory
05/07/2016M. Cirelli (Paris-Saclay)Antinuclei production from DM annihilation
28/06/2016J. Butterworth (University College London)Measurements and Model Independence at Colliders
21/06/2016C. Hahnhart (FZ Jülich)How can we unravel the mysteries of the QCD spectrum?
14/06/2016D. Blas (CERN)On perturbative techniques to study structure formation in cosmology
24/05/2016R. Harlander (RWTH)Some topics on Higgs physics
10/05/2016A. Nelles (Irvine)ARIANNA: Radio detection of high energy neutrinos on the Ross Ice Shelf of Antarctica
03/05/2016B. Dönigus (Frankfurt)Production of (anti-)matter and exotics at the LHC
19/04/2016U. Kraus (Hildesheim)Visualization of Special and General Relativity
26/01/2016J. Tjus (Bochum)Cosmic Accelerators and IceCube neutrinos
19/01/2016L. Ludhova (RWTH und FZ Jülich)Solar and Geo Neutrinos
22/12/2015F. Sanchez (IFAE Barcelona)T2K: present results and challenges
08/12/2015P. Beltrame (Edinburgh)How close to enlightening this dark universe? The status of dark matter direct searches
01/12/2015S. Ostapchenko (FIAS Frankfurt)Constraints from LHC on simulations of nuclear interaction in Cosmic Rays
24/11/2015R. Catena (Göttingen)Effective theory of dark matter-nucleon interactions
10/11/2015J. Albrecht (Dortmund)Search for New Physics and News about Old Physics
03/11/2015W. Lohmann (DESY)Beam Radiation Instrumentation and Luminosity - the BRIL project
14/07/2015L. Baudis (Zuerich)Searching for dark matter with XENON and DARWIN
23/06/2015J. Goodman (U. of Maryland)High Energy Gamma Astronomy with the High Altitude Water Cherenkov Observatory (HAWC)
09/06/2015D. Lhuillier (CEA Saclay)The reactor neutrino spectrum and the reactor anomaly
02/06/2015G. Dissertori (ETH Zürich)The LHC experiments
19/05/2015P. Salati (LAPTh Annecy)The relation between dark matter and cosmic rays
28/04/2015T. Flacke (KAIST Daejeon)Searching for Universal Extra Dimensions at Colliders and in the Sky
21/04/2015T. Flacke (KAIST Daejeon)Search Strategies for Composite Higgs Models at LHC run II
14/04/2015A. Pich (IFIC Valencia)Flavour & Electroweak Symmetry Breaking
25/02/2015T. Feldmann (Siegen)Factorization in Heavy-Quark Decays
27/01/2015M.G. Pia (INFN Genua)Geant4: an established instrument and a playground for research
20/01/2015H. Weber (RWTH)First measurements of flavour dependence of the Higgs Boson couplings to Leptons with CMS
13/01/2015A. Schukraft (Fermilab)The MicroBooNE experiment
16/12/2014P. Gonzalez (NKI Amsterdam)Principles of EPID Dosimetry
09/12/2014T. Golling (Geneva)Planning for the next discovery with LHC’s Run II
25/11/2014T. Marrodan (MPI fuer Kernphysik Heidelberg)Astrophysical searches for dark matter
11/11/2014A. Kellerbauer (MPI fuer Kernphysik Heidelberg)High-Precision Studies with Antihydrogen
04/11/2014B. Allanach (Cambridge)Explaining CMS lepton excesses with supersymmetry
28/10/2014V. Schulz (Uniklinik RWTH Aachen)Basic principles of Positron Emission Tomography (PET) and recent results of an in-house developed PET-system using digital silicon photomultipliers (SiPMs)
Urs WiedemannPostponed to SS2022 - Heavy Ion Collisions at the LHC