Phenomenology 2009 Symposium - PHENO 09

America/Chicago
University of Wisconsin, Madison, Wisconsin, USA

University of Wisconsin, Madison, Wisconsin, USA

Ebling Symposium Center, Microbial Sciences Bldg., 1550 Linden Dr., Room 1220 (plenaries), and The Pyle Center, 702 Langdon St. (parallels)
Description
PHENO 09 will cover the latest topics in particle phenomenology and theory plus related issues in astrophysics and cosmology.
    • 07:30 08:25
      Registration 55m Ebling Symposium Center

      Ebling Symposium Center

      University of Wisconsin, Madison, Wisconsin, USA

      Ebling Symposium Center, Microbial Sciences Bldg., 1550 Linden Dr., Room 1220 (plenaries), and The Pyle Center, 702 Langdon St. (parallels)
    • 08:25 10:20
      Plenary 1a Ebling Symposium Center

      Ebling Symposium Center

      University of Wisconsin, Madison, Wisconsin, USA

      Ebling Symposium Center, Microbial Sciences Bldg., 1550 Linden Dr., Room 1220 (plenaries), and The Pyle Center, 702 Langdon St. (parallels)
      • 08:25
        Welcome 5m
        Speaker: Prof. Vernon Barger (University of Wisconsin - Madison)
      • 08:30
        Standard Model physics at the Tevatron 35m
        Speaker: Prof. Ashutosh Kotwal (Duke University)
        Slides
      • 09:05
        New physics searches at the Tevatron 35m
        Speaker: Prof. Yurii Maravin (Kansas State University)
        Slides
      • 09:40
        Measurements of the proton structure at HERA: Impact for LHC physics 20m
        Speaker: Dr Amita Raval (Penn State University)
        Slides
      • 10:00
        New physics searches at B-factories 20m
        Speaker: Dr Elisa Manoni (Università di Perugia)
        Slides
    • 10:20 10:45
      Coffee Break 25m Ebling Symposium Center

      Ebling Symposium Center

      University of Wisconsin, Madison, Wisconsin, USA

      Ebling Symposium Center, Microbial Sciences Bldg., 1550 Linden Dr., Room 1220 (plenaries), and The Pyle Center, 702 Langdon St. (parallels)
    • 10:45 12:30
      Plenary 1b Ebling Symposium Center

      Ebling Symposium Center

      University of Wisconsin, Madison, Wisconsin, USA

      Ebling Symposium Center, Microbial Sciences Bldg., 1550 Linden Dr., Room 1220 (plenaries), and The Pyle Center, 702 Langdon St. (parallels)
      • 10:45
        Recent developments in flavor physics 35m
        Speaker: Dr Andreas Kronfeld (Fermilab)
        Slides
      • 11:20
        Neutrino Phenomenology 35m
        Speaker: Prof. Patrick Huber (Virginia Tech)
        Slides
      • 11:55
        Signature-based searches at colliders 35m
        Speaker: Prof. Henry Frisch (University of Chicago)
        Slides
    • 12:30 14:00
      Lunch 1h 30m
    • 14:00 16:00
      Collider Kinematics and Measurement Techniques Pyle Center, room 213

      Pyle Center, room 213

      University of Wisconsin, Madison, Wisconsin, USA

      Ebling Symposium Center, Microbial Sciences Bldg., 1550 Linden Dr., Room 1220 (plenaries), and The Pyle Center, 702 Langdon St. (parallels)
      • 14:00
        Mass determination at LHC 15m
        Speaker: Dr Partha Konar (University of Florida)
        Paper
        Slides
      • 14:15
        Generalized MT2 for mass determinations in decay chains with missing PT at LHC 15m
        Speaker: Mr Myeonghun Park (University of Florida)
        Paper
        Slides
      • 14:30
        Randall-Sundrum graviton spin determination using azimuthal angular dependence 15m
        Speaker: Mr Vikram Rentala (University of California, Berkeley)
        Paper
        Slides
      • 14:45
        Azimuthal angular spin determination: Towards the LHC 15m
        Speaker: Mr William Klemm (University of California, Berkeley)
        Slides
      • 15:00
        Matrix element analysis for hadron collider data 15m
        Speaker: Dr Igor Volobouev (Texas Tech University)
        Slides
      • 15:15
        Jets with variable R 15m
        Speaker: Mr David Krohn (Princeton University)
        Slides
      • 15:30
        A study of low pT Z->mumu and Z->ee events using a novel technique 15m
        Speaker: Mr Mika Vesterinen (University of Manchester)
        Slides
      • 15:45
        Simulation of spin effects in SUSY decay chains with Pandora 15m
        Speaker: Mr Michael Davenport (SLAC)
        Slides
    • 14:00 16:00
      Cosmology Pyle Center, room 326

      Pyle Center, room 326

      University of Wisconsin, Madison, Wisconsin, USA

      Ebling Symposium Center, Microbial Sciences Bldg., 1550 Linden Dr., Room 1220 (plenaries), and The Pyle Center, 702 Langdon St. (parallels)
      • 14:00
        Can the Higgs boson be the inflaton? 15m
        Speaker: Dr Michael Trott (Perimeter Institute)
        Slides
      • 14:15
        Minimal simple de Sitter solutions 15m
        Speaker: Dr Bret Underwood (McGill University)
        Slides
      • 14:30
        Implications of SUSY Phenomenology for Baryogenesis 15m
        Speaker: Dr Björn Garbrecht (University of Wisconsin - Madison)
        Slides
      • 14:45
        Electroweak baryogenesis in the mu-from-nu SSM 15m
        Speaker: Mr Andrew Long (University of Wisconsin - Madison)
        Slides
      • 15:00
        New ways to leptogenesis with gauged B-L symmetry 15m
        Speaker: Mr Yanzhi Meng (Oklahoma State University)
        Slides
      • 15:15
        On gaugino contributions to soft leptogenesis 15m
        Speaker: Mr Chee Sheng Fong (C. N. Yang Institute for Theoretical Physics)
        Slides
      • 15:30
        The WMAP haze from pulsars 15m
        Speaker: Dr Kathryn Zurek (Fermilab)
        Slides
      • 15:45
        Quintessence and gravitational wave from phase transition 15m
        Speaker: Mr Peng Zhou (University of Wisconsin - Madison)
        Slides
    • 14:00 16:00
      Extra Dimensions Pyle Center, room 325

      Pyle Center, room 325

      University of Wisconsin, Madison, Wisconsin, USA

      Ebling Symposium Center, Microbial Sciences Bldg., 1550 Linden Dr., Room 1220 (plenaries), and The Pyle Center, 702 Langdon St. (parallels)
      • 14:00
        Radion flavor in warped extra dimensions 15m
        Speaker: Dr Manuel Toharia (University of Maryland)
        Slides
      • 14:15
        Higgs flavor violation in warped extra dimensions 15m
        Speaker: Mr Lijun Zhu (University of Maryland)
        Slides
      • 14:30
        Flavor violation test of warped Standard Model 15m
        Speaker: Mr Aleksandr Azatov (University of Maryland)
        Slides
      • 14:45
        Phenomenology of non-minimal universal extra dimensions 15m
        Speaker: Dr Thomas Flacke (University of Michigan)
        Slides
      • 15:00
        Kaluza-Klein masses and couplings: radiative corrections to tree-level relations 15m
        Speaker: Dr Sky Bauman (University of Wisconsin - Madison)
        Slides
      • 15:15
        The soft-wall Standard Model 15m
        Speaker: Mr Daniel Sword (University of Minnesota)
        Slides
      • 15:30
        Neutrino mass from the soft wall 15m
        Speaker: Dr David Diego (University of Notre Dame)
        Slides
    • 14:00 16:00
      Higgs Physics Pyle Center, room 313

      Pyle Center, room 313

      University of Wisconsin, Madison, Wisconsin, USA

      Ebling Symposium Center, Microbial Sciences Bldg., 1550 Linden Dr., Room 1220 (plenaries), and The Pyle Center, 702 Langdon St. (parallels)
      • 14:00
        Higgs ID at the LHC 15m
        Speaker: Dr Gabe Shaughnessy (Northwestern University / Argonne National Laboratory)
        Slides
      • 14:15
        Leptonic Higgs signatures at the LHC 15m
        Speaker: Dr Brooks Thomas (University of Arizona)
        Slides
      • 14:30
        Discovering the Higgs with low mass muon pairs 15m
        Speaker: Ms Mariangela Lisanti (Stanford University)
        Slides
      • 14:45
        Neutrino LHC connection: new Higgs signals 15m
        Speaker: Prof. Satya Nandi (Oklahoma State University)
        Slides
      • 15:00
        Search for SM Higgs boson in the WH channel with ME technique 15m
        Speaker: Ms Bárbara Álvarez González (Universidad de Oviedo)
        Slides
      • 15:15
        How well can we measure the Higgs self-coupling in e+e- collisions? 15m
        Speaker: Prof. Ulrich Baur (State University of New York at Buffalo)
        Slides
    • 14:00 16:00
      SUSY Phenomenology 1 Pyle Center, room 121

      Pyle Center, room 121

      University of Wisconsin, Madison, Wisconsin, USA

      Ebling Symposium Center, Microbial Sciences Bldg., 1550 Linden Dr., Room 1220 (plenaries), and The Pyle Center, 702 Langdon St. (parallels)
      • 14:00
        MSSM Higgs bosons at the Tevatron 15m
        Speaker: Mr Patrick Draper (University of Chicago)
        Slides
      • 14:15
        MSSM Higgs boson production via weak boson fusion 15m
        Speaker: Dr Heidi Rzehak (Universität Karlsruhe)
        Slides
      • 14:30
        Searching for MSSM Higgs with 3 b-quarks 15m
        Speaker: Dr Joshua Sayre (University of Oklahoma)
        Slides
      • 14:45
        Higgs boson signatures of MSSM electroweak baryogenesis 15m
        Speaker: Dr Arjun Menon (University of Michigan)
        Slides
      • 15:00
        Many light Higgs bosons in the NMSSM 15m
        Speaker: Prof. Radovan Dermisek (Indiana University)
        Slides
      • 15:15
        Reach for NMSSM h->aa->4mu with early LHC data 15m
        Speaker: Prof. Alexei Safonov (Texas A&M University)
        Slides
      • 15:30
        Multi-parameter approach to R-parity violating SUSY couplings 15m
        Speaker: Mr Enrico Maria Sessolo (University of Kansas)
        Slides
      • 15:45
        Single slepton production in R-parity violating SUSY models with a stau LSP 15m
        Speaker: Ms Maike Trenkel (Max Planck Institute for Physics)
        Slides
    • 16:00 16:30
      Coffee Break 30m Lee Lounge, Pyle Center 109

      Lee Lounge, Pyle Center 109

      University of Wisconsin, Madison, Wisconsin, USA

      Ebling Symposium Center, Microbial Sciences Bldg., 1550 Linden Dr., Room 1220 (plenaries), and The Pyle Center, 702 Langdon St. (parallels)
    • 16:30 19:00
      Bottom, Top, and Heavy Flavor Pyle Center, room 325

      Pyle Center, room 325

      University of Wisconsin, Madison, Wisconsin, USA

      Ebling Symposium Center, Microbial Sciences Bldg., 1550 Linden Dr., Room 1220 (plenaries), and The Pyle Center, 702 Langdon St. (parallels)
      • 16:30
        4th Generation and B-CP Anomalies 15m
        Speaker: Dr Amarjit Soni (Brookhaven National Lab)
        Slides
      • 16:45
        LHC Phenomenology of a Strongly Coupled Fourth Generation 15m
        Speaker: Dr Ricardo D'Elia Matheus (Univ. of Sao Paulo)
        Paper
        Slides
      • 17:00
        Top to Bottom, Bottom to Top 15m
        Speaker: Dr Jessie (Julia) Shelton (Rutgers University)
        Slides
      • 17:15
        Family Non-universal U(1)' Gauge Symmetries and b to s Transitions 15m
        Speaker: Dr Tao Liu (Enrico Fermi Institute, University of Chicago)
        Slides
      • 17:30
        Determination of B_s^0 and B_d^0 mixing parameters using lattice QCD. 15m
        Speaker: Dr Elvira Gamiz (University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign)
        Slides
      • 17:45
        Observation of the bottomonium ground state eta_b(1S) at BaBar 15m
        Speaker: Dr Bertrand Echenard (California Institute of Technology)
        Slides
      • 18:00
        New charmonium like states at BaBar 15m
        Speaker: Ms Valentina Santoro (University of Ferrara)
        Slides
      • 18:15
        Measurement of Branching Fractions in B to K nu nubar Decays 15m
        Speaker: Mr Carl Vuosalo (University of Wisconsin-Madison)
        Slides
    • 16:30 19:00
      Dark Matter 1 Pyle Center, room 313

      Pyle Center, room 313

      University of Wisconsin, Madison, Wisconsin, USA

      Ebling Symposium Center, Microbial Sciences Bldg., 1550 Linden Dr., Room 1220 (plenaries), and The Pyle Center, 702 Langdon St. (parallels)
      • 16:30
        Inflation and singlet scalar dark matter 15m
        Speaker: Prof. Tonnis ter Veldhuis (Macalester College)
        Slides
      • 16:45
        Indications of DM by astrophysical e+/- and gamma observations 15m
        Speaker: Mr Yu Gao (University of Wisconsin - Madison)
        Slides
      • 17:00
        Cosmic rays and dark matter with sub-GeV hidden U(1) 15m
        Speaker: Dr Jong-Chul Park (Korea Institute for Advanced Study)
        Slides
      • 17:15
        Phase-space structure of the Milky Way's dark halo 15m
        Speaker: Dr Leanne Duffy (Los Alamos National Laboratory)
        Slides
      • 17:30
        Changes in dark matter properties after freeze-out 15m
        Speaker: Mr Timothy Cohen (University of Michigan)
        Slides
      • 17:45
        The thermal abundance of semi-relativistic relics 15m
        Speaker: Dr Mitsuru Kakizaki (LAPTH)
        Slides
      • 18:00
        Hidden charged dark matter 15m
        Speaker: Dr Hai-Bo Yu (University of California, Irvine)
        Slides
    • 16:30 19:00
      Electroweak Symmetry Breaking Pyle Center, room 111

      Pyle Center, room 111

      University of Wisconsin, Madison, Wisconsin, USA

      Ebling Symposium Center, Microbial Sciences Bldg., 1550 Linden Dr., Room 1220 (plenaries), and The Pyle Center, 702 Langdon St. (parallels)
      • 16:30
        Beyond the 3-Site Higgsless Model 15m
        Speaker: Dr Neil Christensen (Michigan State University)
        Slides
      • 16:45
        Z to b bbar and Chiral Currents in Higgsless Models 15m
        Speaker: Dr Ken Hsieh (Michigan State University)
        Slides
      • 17:00
        Emergent Electroweak symmetry breaking with composite W,Z bosons 15m
        Speaker: Dr Yanou Cui (Harvard University)
        Slides
      • 17:15
        A Light Scalar as the Messenger of EWSB 15m
        Speaker: Mr Zeke Murdock (Oklahoma State University)
        Paper
        Slides
      • 17:30
        Electroweak symmetry breaking from layered QCD 15m
        Speaker: Prof. Sergei Khlebnikov (Purdue University)
        Slides
      • 17:45
        A Higher-Derivative Lee-Wick Standard Model 15m
        Speaker: Prof. Christopher Carone (College of William and Mary)
        Slides
      • 18:00
        The Higgs Sector of the Lee-Wick Extension of the Standard Model 15m
        Speaker: Dr Bryan Field (IPPP, Durham University)
        Slides
      • 18:15
        Unparticle decays 15m
        Speaker: Prof. Antonio Delgado (University of Notre Dame)
        Slides
    • 16:30 19:00
      Loops and Precision Calculations Pyle Center, room 213

      Pyle Center, room 213

      University of Wisconsin, Madison, Wisconsin, USA

      Ebling Symposium Center, Microbial Sciences Bldg., 1550 Linden Dr., Room 1220 (plenaries), and The Pyle Center, 702 Langdon St. (parallels)
      • 16:30
        Five loop QED contributions for the anomalous magnetic moment of the muon 15m
        Speaker: Dr Christian Sturm (Brookhaven National Lab)
        Slides
      • 16:45
        Dynamics of Charged Hadronic Thresholds 15m
        Speaker: Mr Mihailo Backovic (University of Kansas)
        Slides
      • 17:00
        Four-quark operator contribution to neutron electric dipole moment 15m
        Speaker: Mr Haipeng An (University of Maryland)
        Slides
      • 17:15
        Process-independent determination of two-loop electroweak logarithms 15m
        Speaker: Dr Bernd Jantzen (RWTH Aachen University)
        Slides
      • 17:30
        Electroweak corrections to Higgs production via gluon fusion 15m
        Speaker: Dr Stefano Actis (RWTH Aachen University)
        Slides
      • 17:45
        Electroweak radiative corrections to neutrino scattering - fix NuTeV anomaly? 15m
        Speaker: Dr Kwangwoo Park (Southern Methodist University)
        Slides
      • 18:00
        QCD radiative correction to pair-annihilation of spin-1 bosonic Dark Matter. 15m
        Speaker: Mr Jae Ho Heo (Uni. of IL at Chicago)
        Paper
        Slides
      • 18:15
        Renormalization group improved prediction for Higgs production at hadron colliders 15m
        Speaker: Dr Li Lin Yang (Univ. of Mainz)
        Slides
    • 16:30 19:00
      SUSY Phenomenology 2 Pyle Center, room 121

      Pyle Center, room 121

      University of Wisconsin, Madison, Wisconsin, USA

      Ebling Symposium Center, Microbial Sciences Bldg., 1550 Linden Dr., Room 1220 (plenaries), and The Pyle Center, 702 Langdon St. (parallels)
      • 16:30
        Collider aspects of supersymmetry with non-universal gaugino masses 15m
        Speaker: Prof. Stephen Martin (Northern Illinois University)
        Slides
      • 16:45
        Testing gaugino mass hypotheses at the LHC 15m
        Speaker: Prof. Brent Nelson (Northeastern University)
        Slides
      • 17:00
        Studying Gaugino mass unification at the LHC 15m
        Speaker: Mr Michael Holmes (Northeastern University)
        Slides
      • 17:15
        A sneutrino NLSP in the nuCMSSM 15m
        Speaker: Dr Kenji Kadota (University of Michigan)
        Slides
      • 17:30
        A heavy Higgs and a light sneutrino NLSP in the MSSM with enhanced D-terms 15m
        Speaker: Dr Anibal Medina (University of California, Davis)
        Slides
      • 17:45
        Pure leptonic signatures with a sneutrino NLSP at the LHC 15m
        Speaker: Dr Terrance Figy (IPPP, Durham University)
        Slides
      • 18:00
        Supersymmetric baryogenesis and EDMs 15m
        Speaker: Dr Yingchuan Li (University of Wisconsin - Madison)
        Slides
      • 18:15
        CP Violation and EDMs from Yukawa coupling in a supersymmetry breaking scenario 15m
        Speaker: Mr Jing Shao (University of Michigan)
        Slides
    • 16:30 19:00
      Tevatron Pyle Center, room 326

      Pyle Center, room 326

      University of Wisconsin, Madison, Wisconsin, USA

      Ebling Symposium Center, Microbial Sciences Bldg., 1550 Linden Dr., Room 1220 (plenaries), and The Pyle Center, 702 Langdon St. (parallels)
      • 16:30
        Search for SM Higgs production in the H->WW->lnujj channel at the Tevatron 15m
        Speaker: Dr Marc Buehler (Fermilab, DZero)
        Slides
      • 16:45
        Search for Associated Higgs Boson Production with Like-Sign Leptons at DZero 15m
        Speaker: Dr Maiko Takahashi (University of Manchester)
        Slides
      • 17:00
        Search for ZH to ee bb in p pbar Collisions at D0 15m
        Speaker: Dr Satish Desai (Fermilab, DZero)
      • 17:15
        Search for ZH to mu mu bb in p pbar Collisions at sqrt(s) = 1.96 TeV 15m
        Speaker: Mr John BackusMayes (University of Washington)
        Slides
      • 17:30
        Search for the SM Higgs boson in the ZH to nu nu bb channel at sqrt(s) = 1.96 TeV 15m
        Speaker: Mr Abhinav Dubey (University of Delhi and Fermilab)
        Slides
      • 17:45
        Search for a Light NMSSM Higgs Boson at CDF 15m
        Speaker: Mr Scott Wilbur (University of Chicago)
        Slides
      • 18:00
        Photon Results from CDF 15m
        Speaker: Dr Ray Culbertson (Fermilab, CDF)
        Slides
      • 18:15
        D0 1fb-1 W Boson Mass Measurement 15m
        Speaker: Mr Jun Guo (State University of New York at Stony Brook)
        Slides
    • 08:30 10:15
      Plenary 2a Ebling Symposium Center

      Ebling Symposium Center

      University of Wisconsin, Madison, Wisconsin, USA

      Ebling Symposium Center, Microbial Sciences Bldg., 1550 Linden Dr., Room 1220 (plenaries), and The Pyle Center, 702 Langdon St. (parallels)
      • 08:30
        New results from Fermi/GLAST 35m
        Speaker: Dr Simona Murgia (SLAC)
        Slides
      • 09:05
        Direct searches of dark matter 35m
        Speaker: Prof. Graciela Gelmini (UCLA)
        Slides
      • 09:40
        Indirect searches of dark matter 35m
        Speaker: Dr Dan Hooper (FNAL / U. Chicago)
        Slides
    • 10:15 10:45
      Coffee Break 30m Ebling Symposium Center

      Ebling Symposium Center

      University of Wisconsin, Madison, Wisconsin, USA

      Ebling Symposium Center, Microbial Sciences Bldg., 1550 Linden Dr., Room 1220 (plenaries), and The Pyle Center, 702 Langdon St. (parallels)
    • 10:45 12:30
      Plenary 2b Ebling Symposium Center

      Ebling Symposium Center

      University of Wisconsin, Madison, Wisconsin, USA

      Ebling Symposium Center, Microbial Sciences Bldg., 1550 Linden Dr., Room 1220 (plenaries), and The Pyle Center, 702 Langdon St. (parallels)
      • 10:45
        Dark energy: addressing the crisis in fundamental physics 35m
        Speaker: Prof. Chris Stubbs (Harvard University)
        Slides
      • 11:20
        Effects of SUSY breaking 35m
        Speaker: Dr Patrick Meade (IAS)
      • 11:55
        SUSY phenomenology 35m
        Speaker: Prof. Wolfgang Hollik (MPI-Munich)
        Slides
    • 12:30 14:00
      Lunch 1h 30m
    • 14:00 16:00
      Dark Matter 2 Pyle Center, room 313

      Pyle Center, room 313

      University of Wisconsin, Madison, Wisconsin, USA

      Ebling Symposium Center, Microbial Sciences Bldg., 1550 Linden Dr., Room 1220 (plenaries), and The Pyle Center, 702 Langdon St. (parallels)
      • 14:00
        Probing Dark Forces and Light Hidden Sectors at Low-Energy e+e- Colliders 15m
        Speaker: Dr Rouven Essig (SLAC)
        Slides
      • 14:15
        Hidden Dark Matter in Neutrino Experiments and LHC 15m
        Speaker: Dr Jennifer Kile (BNL)
        Slides
      • 14:30
        Dark Sectors and Their Collider Signatures 15m
        Speaker: Mr Joshua Ruderman (Princeton University)
        Slides
      • 14:45
        WIMPless Dark Matter and Meson Decays with Missing Energy 15m
        Speaker: Mr David McKeen (University of Chicago)
        Slides
      • 15:00
        Dark Matter Out of Seclusion 15m
        Speaker: Mr Brian Batell (Perimeter Institute)
        Slides
      • 15:15
        Leptonic Higgs as a Messenger of Dark Matter 15m
        Speaker: Dr Hock Seng Goh (UC Berkeley)
        Slides
      • 15:30
        U(1)_B-L Provides a Dark Matter Explanation for Pamela 15m
        Speaker: Ms Katherine Richardson-McDaniel (University of New Mexico)
        Slides
    • 14:00 16:00
      Flavor Physics Pyle Center, room 325

      Pyle Center, room 325

      University of Wisconsin, Madison, Wisconsin, USA

      Ebling Symposium Center, Microbial Sciences Bldg., 1550 Linden Dr., Room 1220 (plenaries), and The Pyle Center, 702 Langdon St. (parallels)
      • 14:00
        A Novel Origin of CP Violation 15m
        Speaker: Prof. Mu-Chun Chen (University of California - Irvine)
        Slides
      • 14:15
        Yukawa unification in SUSY SU(5) and its experimental implications 15m
        Speaker: Mr Enkhbat Tsedenbaljir (Abdus Salam ICTP)
        Slides
      • 14:30
        A5 Family Symmetry and the Golden Ratio Prediction for Solar Neutrino Mixing 15m
        Speaker: Mr Alexander Stuart (University of Wisconsin-Madison)
        Slides
      • 14:45
        Minimal SO(10) x A4 SUSY GUT 15m
        Speaker: Mr Abdelhamid Albaid (Oklahoma State university)
        Slides
      • 15:00
        Models for Fermion Mass Hierarchy 15m
        Speaker: Mr Benjamin Grossmann (Oklahoma State University)
      • 15:15
        Flavour violations in supersymmetric SO(10) unification with type II seesaw 15m
        Speaker: Dr Michele Frigerio (Institut de Physique Theorique)
        Slides
      • 15:30
        Lepton number violating non-standard interactions and neutrino oscillations 15m
        Speaker: Mr Julio Julio (Oklahoma State University)
        Slides
    • 14:00 16:00
      LHC 1 Pyle Center, room 121

      Pyle Center, room 121

      University of Wisconsin, Madison, Wisconsin, USA

      Ebling Symposium Center, Microbial Sciences Bldg., 1550 Linden Dr., Room 1220 (plenaries), and The Pyle Center, 702 Langdon St. (parallels)
      • 14:00
        Color Sextet Scalars at the LHC 15m
        Speaker: Dr Kai Wang (IPMU, University of Tokyo)
        Slides
      • 14:15
        Prediction of light diquarks observable at LHC from baryogenesis models 15m
        Speaker: Mr Bhupal Dev (University of Maryland)
        Slides
      • 14:30
        QCD Corrections to Scalar Diquark Production at Hadron Colliders 15m
        Speaker: Mr Ian Lewis (University of Wisconsin-Madison)
        Slides
      • 14:45
        Heavy quarks above the top at the Tevatron 15m
        Speaker: Dr Anupama Atre (Fermilab)
        Slides
      • 15:00
        Threshold resummation for production of coloured heavy particles at the LHC 15m
        Speaker: Dr Pietro Falgari (IPPP, Durham University)
        Slides
      • 15:15
        Electroweak effects in b-jet and di-jet production 15m
        Speaker: Dr Andreas Scharf (SUNY at Buffalo)
        Slides
      • 15:30
        Constraining new physics with combined low and high energy observables 15m
        Speaker: Dr James Jenkins (Los Alamos National Laboratory)
        Slides
      • 15:45
        Higgs Production and Decay from TeV Scale Black Holes at the LHC 15m
        Speaker: Mr Arif Erkoca (University of Arizona)
        Slides
    • 14:00 16:00
      SUSY Model Building Pyle Center, room 213

      Pyle Center, room 213

      University of Wisconsin, Madison, Wisconsin, USA

      Ebling Symposium Center, Microbial Sciences Bldg., 1550 Linden Dr., Room 1220 (plenaries), and The Pyle Center, 702 Langdon St. (parallels)
      • 14:00
        Sgluons 15m
        Speaker: Prof. Tim Tait (Northwestern University / Argonne National Lab)
        Slides
      • 14:15
        Vacuum Stability in No-Scale Supersymmetry or Gaugino Mediation 15m
        Speaker: Mr Jason Evans (University of Michigan)
        Slides
      • 14:30
        Anomaly-mediated supersymmetry breaking demystified 15m
        Speaker: Dr Jae Yong Lee (Korea Institute for Advance Study)
        Slides
      • 14:45
        Hypercharged Anomaly Mediation - LHC Signatures 15m
        Speaker: Mr Shivakumar Rajagopalan (University of Oklahoma)
        Slides
      • 15:00
        The Upside of SUSY Seesaw in Deflected AMSB 15m
        Speaker: Dr Nicholas Setzer (University of Melbourne)
        Slides
      • 15:15
        U(1)_R Mediated Supersymmetry Breaking 15m
        Speaker: Dr Hyun Min Lee (McMaster University)
        Slides
      • 15:30
        A Pyramid Scheme for Particle Physics 15m
        Speaker: Mr Jean-Francois Fortin (Rutgers University)
        Slides
      • 15:45
        Supersymmetry Without Prejudice 15m
        Speaker: Mr James Gainer (SLAC National Accelerator Laboratory)
        Slides
    • 14:00 16:00
      The Top Sector Pyle Center, room 326

      Pyle Center, room 326

      University of Wisconsin, Madison, Wisconsin, USA

      Ebling Symposium Center, Microbial Sciences Bldg., 1550 Linden Dr., Room 1220 (plenaries), and The Pyle Center, 702 Langdon St. (parallels)
      • 14:00
        First Observation of Single Top Quark Production at DZero 15m
        Speaker: Ms Monica Pangilinan (Brown University)
        Slides
      • 14:15
        Top quark mass measurement using mT2 in the dilepton channel at CDF 15m
        Speaker: Dr Hyunsu Lee (University of Chicago)
        Slides
      • 14:30
        Forward-Backward Asymmetry in t t-bar Production 15m
        Speaker: Mr Leandro G. Almeida (Stony Brook University)
        Slides
      • 14:45
        Top Quark Decays in Standard Model Extensions 15m
        Speaker: Dr Martin Wiebusch (RWTH Aachen University)
        Slides
      • 15:00
        Model Independent limits on scalar charged boson in top quark decays 15m
        Speaker: Ms Geumbong Yu (University of Rochester)
        Slides
      • 15:15
        Manifestations of Top Compositeness at Colliders 15m
        Speaker: Mr Kunal Kumar (Northwestern University)
        Slides
      • 15:30
        Prospects for top-prime quark discovery at the Tevatron 15m
        Speaker: Dr Rakhi Mahbubani (Fermilab)
        Paper
        Slides
      • 15:45
        Measuring Scalar Top Mass through Bound State Decays 15m
        Speaker: Mr James Younkin (Northern Illinois University)
        Slides
    • 16:00 16:30
      Coffee Break 30m Lee Lounge, Pyle Center 109

      Lee Lounge, Pyle Center 109

      University of Wisconsin, Madison, Wisconsin, USA

      Ebling Symposium Center, Microbial Sciences Bldg., 1550 Linden Dr., Room 1220 (plenaries), and The Pyle Center, 702 Langdon St. (parallels)
    • 16:30 19:00
      Dark Matter 3 Pyle Center, room 313

      Pyle Center, room 313

      University of Wisconsin, Madison, Wisconsin, USA

      Ebling Symposium Center, Microbial Sciences Bldg., 1550 Linden Dr., Room 1220 (plenaries), and The Pyle Center, 702 Langdon St. (parallels)
      • 16:30
        Why SUSY GUT theories predict the bulk of cold dark matter is axions 15m
        Speaker: Prof. Howard Baer (University of Oklahoma)
        Slides
      • 16:45
        Yukawa Unification and Neutralino Dark Matter in Pati-Salam Model 15m
        Speaker: Dr Ilia Gogoladze (University of Delaware)
        Slides
      • 17:00
        R-Parity Breaking via Type II Seesaw, Gravitino Dark Matter and Positron Excess 15m
        Speaker: Dr Shaolong Chen (University of Maryland)
        Slides
      • 17:15
        Neutrino sector impacts SUSY dark matter 15m
        Speaker: Mr Azar Mustafayev (University of Kansas)
        Slides
      • 17:30
        Dark Matter Phenomenology in NUHM Models 15m
        Speaker: Dr Pearl Sandick (UT Austin)
        Slides
      • 17:45
        WIMPonium 15m
        Speaker: Mr William Shepherd (Northwestern University)
        Slides
      • 18:00
        The WIMP Forest 15m
        Speaker: Dr Chris Jackson (Argonne National Laboratory)
        Slides
    • 16:30 19:00
      GUTs and Strings Pyle Center, room 326

      Pyle Center, room 326

      University of Wisconsin, Madison, Wisconsin, USA

      Ebling Symposium Center, Microbial Sciences Bldg., 1550 Linden Dr., Room 1220 (plenaries), and The Pyle Center, 702 Langdon St. (parallels)
      • 16:30
        Left-right symmetry at the LHC 15m
        Speaker: Prof. Kaladi Babu (Oklahoma State University)
        Slides
      • 16:45
        Neutralino dark matter in an SO(10) model with two-step intermediate scale symmetry breaking 15m
        Speaker: Dr Eun-Kyung Park (Bonn University)
        Slides
      • 17:00
        LHC Phenomenology of supersymmetric multi-step GUTs 15m
        Speaker: Prof. Jürgen Reuter (University of Freiburg)
        Slides
      • 17:15
        Cosmology of a minimal SUSY SO(10) 15m
        Speaker: Dr Zurab Tavartkiladze (Oklahoma State University)
        Slides
      • 17:30
        Grand anarchy: Unification patterns of random Hamiltonians 15m
        Speaker: Prof. John Ralston (University of Kansas)
        Slides
      • 17:45
        String phenomenology at the dawn of the LHC era 15m
        Speaker: Prof. Luis Anchordoqui (University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee)
        Slides
      • 18:00
        Open Strings in Warped Extra Dimensions 15m
        Speaker: Mr Paul McGuirk (University of Wisconsin-Madison)
        Slides
      • 18:15
        Detecting String Resonance at LHC 15m
        Speaker: Dr Minxin Huang (CERN)
        Slides
    • 16:30 19:00
      LHC 2 Pyle Center, room 121

      Pyle Center, room 121

      University of Wisconsin, Madison, Wisconsin, USA

      Ebling Symposium Center, Microbial Sciences Bldg., 1550 Linden Dr., Room 1220 (plenaries), and The Pyle Center, 702 Langdon St. (parallels)
      • 16:30
        Normalizing VV production at the LHC 15m
        Speaker: Prof. Bruce Mellado (University of Wisconsin-Madison)
        Slides
      • 16:45
        Theoretical Uncertainties in Vector Boson Cross Sections at the LHC 15m
        Speaker: Prof. Scott Yost (The Citadel)
        Slides
      • 17:00
        Jet angular correlation in vector-boson fusion processes at hadron colliders 15m
        Speaker: Dr Kentaro Mawatari (Heidelberg University)
        Slides
      • 17:15
        Extracting Z' Couplings from the LHC and low-energy measurements 15m
        Speaker: Dr Seth Quackenbush (University of Wisconsin-Madison)
        Slides
      • 17:30
        Identifying new physics with photons at the LHC 15m
        Speaker: Mr Ayres Freitas (University of Pittsburgh)
        Slides
      • 17:45
        Early SUSY searches at LHC without missing Et 15m
        Speaker: Mr Andre Lessa (University of Oklahoma)
        Slides
      • 18:00
        Distinguishing between SUSY and Littlest Higgs Model using trileptons at the LHC 15m
        Speaker: Dr Sudhir Gupta (Iowa State University)
        Paper
        Slides
      • 18:15
        Measuring the dark force at the LHC 15m
        Speaker: Dr Zhenyu Han (UC Davis)
        Slides
    • 16:30 19:00
      Neutrinos Pyle Center, room 213

      Pyle Center, room 213

      University of Wisconsin, Madison, Wisconsin, USA

      Ebling Symposium Center, Microbial Sciences Bldg., 1550 Linden Dr., Room 1220 (plenaries), and The Pyle Center, 702 Langdon St. (parallels)
      • 16:30
        Oscillation of Dirac or Majorana neutrinos produced in muon decay 15m
        Speaker: Prof. Marek Zralek (Inst. of Physics, University of Silesia)
        Slides
      • 16:45
        Dirac neutrinos from a second Higgs doublet 15m
        Speaker: Prof. Heather Logan (Carleton University)
        Slides
      • 17:00
        The Pseudo-Dirac See-Saw neutrinos 15m
        Speaker: Mr Wei-Chih Huang (Northwestern University)
        pdf
      • 17:15
        Neutrino Signals in the Inert Doublet Model 15m
        Speaker: Mr Ethan Dolle (University of Arizona)
        Slides
      • 17:30
        Constraints on Non-Standard Interactions of the Neutrinos Using W-decay Data 15m
        Speaker: Mr Yee Kao (Virginia Tech)
        Slides
      • 17:45
        Non-zero electron Electric Dipole Moment from TeV Majorana Neutrinos 15m
        Speaker: Dr Saif Rayyan (Beloit College)
        Slides
      • 18:00
        Renormalization group evolution of neutrino masses and mixing in Type-III seesaw 15m
        Speaker: Ms Shamayita Ray (Tata Institute of Fundamental Research)
        Slides
      • 18:15
        Beta-Beam : An Ultimate Probe for Sterile Neutrinos 15m
        Speaker: Dr Sanjib Kumar Agarwalla (Virginia Tech)
        Slides
    • 16:30 19:00
      QCD Pyle Center, room 325

      Pyle Center, room 325

      University of Wisconsin, Madison, Wisconsin, USA

      Ebling Symposium Center, Microbial Sciences Bldg., 1550 Linden Dr., Room 1220 (plenaries), and The Pyle Center, 702 Langdon St. (parallels)
      • 16:30
        Nuclear Parton Distribution Functions 15m
        Speaker: Prof. Fred Olness (SMU)
        Slides
      • 16:45
        The collinear factorization scheme 15m
        Speaker: Mr Rob Putman (University of Illinois at Urbana Champaign)
      • 17:00
        Electroweak and QCD corrections to W+jet production at hadron colliders 15m
        Speaker: Prof. Stefan Dittmaier (University of Freiburg)
        Slides
      • 17:15
        Z-boson pair + 1-jet production at NLO QCD 15m
        Speaker: Dr Nikolas Kauer (Royal Holloway, University of London)
        Slides
      • 17:30
        Graviton production with 1 jet at NLO QCD at the LHC in large extra dimensions 15m
        Speaker: Dr Stefan Karg (RWTH Aachen University)
        Slides
      • 17:45
        Precise predictions for hadronic collisions from on-shell methods - BlackHat 15m
        Speaker: Dr Carola F. Berger (MIT, CTP)
        Slides
      • 18:00
        W+3 Jet Production: NLO computations with BlackHat + SHERPA 15m
        Speaker: Dr Fernando Febres Cordero (UCLA)
        Slides
      • 18:15
        Alternative dipole subtraction scheme using Nagy Soper dipoles 15m
        Speaker: Dr Tania Robens (RWTH Aachen University, Institut fuer Theoretische Physik E)
        Slides
    • 19:00 21:00
      Banquet 2h
    • 08:30 10:15
      Plenary 3a Ebling Symposium Center

      Ebling Symposium Center

      University of Wisconsin, Madison, Wisconsin, USA

      Ebling Symposium Center, Microbial Sciences Bldg., 1550 Linden Dr., Room 1220 (plenaries), and The Pyle Center, 702 Langdon St. (parallels)
      • 08:30
        Perturbative QCD and the LHC 35m
        Speaker: Dr Giulia Zanderighi (Oxford University)
        Slides
      • 09:05
        Theoretical tools for collider physics 35m
        Speaker: Prof. Frank Krauss (Durham University)
        Slides
      • 09:40
        Higgs boson physics 35m
        Speaker: Prof. Dieter Zeppenfeld (Universität Karlsruhe)
        Slides
    • 10:15 10:45
      Coffee Break 30m Ebling Symposium Center

      Ebling Symposium Center

      University of Wisconsin, Madison, Wisconsin, USA

      Ebling Symposium Center, Microbial Sciences Bldg., 1550 Linden Dr., Room 1220 (plenaries), and The Pyle Center, 702 Langdon St. (parallels)
    • 10:45 12:45
      Plenary 3b Ebling Symposium Center

      Ebling Symposium Center

      University of Wisconsin, Madison, Wisconsin, USA

      Ebling Symposium Center, Microbial Sciences Bldg., 1550 Linden Dr., Room 1220 (plenaries), and The Pyle Center, 702 Langdon St. (parallels)
      • 10:45
        Physics with extra dimensions 35m
        Speaker: Prof. Kaustubh Agashe (University of Maryland)
        Slides
      • 11:20
        Exotic theoretical scenarios at the LHC 35m
        Speaker: Prof. Markus Luty (UC Davis)
        Slides
      • 11:55
        LHC Alive! 35m
        Speaker: Dr Mónica Vázquez Acosta (Imperial College)
        Slides
      • 12:30
        Wu-Ki Tung Remembrance 15m
        Speakers: Prof. Carl Schmidt (Michigan State University) , Prof. Fred Olness (Southern Methodist University)