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Exam Announcements

Fall 2021

Zhenfei Wu
September 9, 3:00pm via Zoom
Superconductivity in topological nodal line semimetals
Chair: Yuxuan Wang
Daniel Guerrero
October 25, 3:00pm via Zoom
Search for Non-resonant Higgs Boson Pair Production in the Four Bottom Quark Decay Channel with the CMS Experiment
Chair: Jacobo Konigsberg, Co-chair: Darin Acosta

Fatemeh Taherasghari
September 20, 1:30pm via Zoom
Gravitational Waveforms from Compact Binary Systems in Einstein-Aether Gravity
Chair: Cliff Will
Istvan Kereszy
November 2, 2:00pm in 2205 NPB
A Study of Energetic Radiation from Lightning Using Ground- and Aircraft-Based Detectors and Associated Modeling
Chair: Vladimir Rakov
Suzanne Rosenzweig
September 23, 1:00pm via Zoom
A Search for Multi-Scalar Resonant Production at s = 13 TeV in the bbbbbb Decay Channel
Chair: Jacobo Konigsberg
Hector Chen
November 3, 12:00pm via Zoom
Progress on the Master Equation Approach to the Second-Order Self-Force
Chair: Bernard Whiting
Rui Zhang
September 29, 12:00pm in 2205 NPB
Modeling Raman spectroscopy as a sensitive probe of disorder and short range order in LIGO coating materials
Chair: Hai-Ping Cheng
Yue Yu
November 8, 8:30am in 2165 NPB
Multi-Phonon Processes in Solids
Chair: Xiaoguang Zhang
Analis Evans
October 21, 9:00am via Zoom
Building Semi-Analytic Black Hole Seed Models to Pin Down Seeding Conditions Using IllustrisTNG
Chair: Laura Blecha
Alec Mishkin
November 10, 3:30pm via Zoom
Understanding the Mechanical Loss in Amorphous Materials
Chair: Hai Ping Cheng
Liu Tao
October 27, 9:00am via Zoom
Advanced interferometry techniques for improving the sensitivity of current and future ground-based gravitational wave detectors
Chair: Paul Fulda
Dianteng Chen
November 12, 10:00am in 2260
Computational Investigations of Electronic Structure and Magnetic Couplings In Molecular Magnetic Systems
Chair: Hai-Ping Cheng

Daniel DeYoung
November 5, 12:00pm via Zoom
Deriving the Brain's Functional Connections from its Structural
Chair: Tom Mareci
Xiao Chen
November 15, 11:40am in 2165 NPB
A Few Electronic Structure Problems in Condensed Matter Physics and Approaches
Chair: Hai-Ping Cheng
Co-Chair: Peter Hirschfeld
Yining You
November 12, 10:00am via Zoom
sub-GeV Dark Matter Direct Detection using Superfluid Helium-4
Chair: Wei Xue
Brendan O'Brien
November 18, 12:00pm
Model Independent Study of Binary Black Holes
Chair: Sergey Klimenko
Co-Chair: Guenakh Mitselmakher
Tanmaya Mishra
November 15th, 3:00pm via Zoom
Searches for Intermediate Mass Black holes in LIGO
Chair: Sergey Klimenko