# High Energy
Theory Seminars: Spring 2004

All seminars will be held in Lauritsen room 469 (unless otherwise
noted).

The organizers for this seminar are
Andrew Frey
and Andrei Mikhailov
().

FRIDAY, January 9, 11AM
** Michael Gutperle**, UCLA
* D-brane dynamics in the c=1 matrix model*

FRIDAY, January 16, 11AM
** Amer Iqbal**, Harvard
* Geometric Engineering and Elliptic Genera*

FRIDAY, January 23, 11AM
** Kristian Kennaway**, USC
* Effective superpotentials, geometry, and integrable
systems*

WEDNESDAY, January 28, 2:30PM
** Jerome Gauntlett**, Perimeter Institute
* AdS*_{5} Geometries in M-Theory
Please note unusual date and time!!!

FRIDAY, January 30, 11AM
** Leonardo Rastelli**, Princeton
* A paradigm of open/closed duality*

FRIDAY, February 6, 11AM
** Thomas Hertog**, UCSB
* Cosmic Censorship Violation in String Theory*

TUESDAY, February 10, 4PM
** Andy Strominger**, Harvard
* A Matrix Model for AdS*_{2}
Please note unusual date and time!

FRIDAY, February 13, 11AM
** Clifford Johnson**, USC
* A model of the fate of closed time-like curves in string theory*

FRIDAY, February 20, 11AM
** Rob Myers**, Perimeter Institute & Waterloo
* Cosmic Superstrings*

FRIDAY, February 27, 11AM
** Mohammed Sheikh-Jabbari**, Stanford
* Giant Hedge-Hogs: Spikes on Giant Gravitons*

FRIDAY, March 5, 11AM
** Don Marolf**, UCSB
* A World without Entropy Bounds?*

FRIDAY, March 12, 11AM
** Cosmas Zachos**, ANL
* Membranes and Consistent Quantization of Nambu Mechanics*

FRIDAY, March 12, 1PM
** John McGreevy**, Princeton
* Supercritical duals of unstable branes*

FRIDAY, March 19, 11AM
** Richard Corrado**, UIUC
* N=1 Field Theories and Fluxes in IIB String Theory*

FRIDAY, March 26, 11AM
** No Seminar**
* Spring Break*

FRIDAY, April 2, 11AM
** David Berenstein**, UCSB
* Deformations of N=4 SYM and integrable spin chains*

FRIDAY, April 9, 11AM
** Yang-Hui He**, UPenn
* GUT particle spectrum from Heterotic Compactification*

FRIDAY, April 9, 1PM
** Joerg Teschner**, Freie Universitat Berlin
* Comments on time-dependent processes in c=1 string theory*

FRIDAY, April 16, 11AM
** Michael Schulz**, CalTech
* The Simplest Superstring Orientifolds with Torsion,
and their N=2 Calabi-Yau Duals*

FRIDAY, April 16, 1PM
** Zachary Guralnik**, Humboldt Universitat Berlin
* Non-renormalization theorems, holography, and the
non-abelian DBI action in a curved background*

MONDAY, April 19, 2PM
** Laurent Baulieu**, LPTHE
*Topological gravity, supergravity and TQFT versus N=1 supersymmetry
on Kaehler manifolds
*
Please note unusual date and time!

FRIDAY, April 23, 11AM
** Arkady Tseytlin**, Ohio State U.
* Spinning strings and AdS/CFT*

FRIDAY, April 30, 11AM
** Shyamoli Chaudhuri**, AEI Potsdam (visitor)
*Hidden Symmetry Unmasked: Matrix Theory and E*_{11}
=E_{8}^{(3)}

FRIDAY, May 7, 11AM
** Alex Buchel**, Perimeter Institute & Waterloo
* Braneworld Inflation *

FRIDAY, May 7, 1PM
** Sumit Das**, University of Kentucky
* Time dependent backgrounds in noncritical string theory and particle
creation *

MONDAY, May 10, 2PM
** Zvi Bern**, UCLA
* N = 4 super-Yang-Mills scattering amplitudes *
Please note unusual date and time!

FRIDAY, May 14, 11AM
** Radu Roiban**, UCSB
* Yang-Mills amplitudes from strings in twistor space*

MONDAY, May 17, 11AM
** Shiraz Minwalla**, Harvard
* Hagedorn and Gregory-Laflamme Transitions in Yang-Mills *
Please note unusual date and time!

FRIDAY, May 21, 11AM
** Christos Kokorelis**, N.C.R.P.S. Demokritos
* The Standard Model from Intersecting D-Brane Models*

FRIDAY, May 28, 11AM
** Takuya Okuda**, CalTech
* D branes and phases on string worldsheets*

FRIDAY, June 4, 11AM
** Nick Warner**, USC
* SUSY breaking by fluxes and dielectric brane distributions*

Archived High Energy Theory Seminar Schedules:

Other Caltech seminars:

Other local seminars of interest:

Return back to Caltech Theoretical Particle Physics
home page