Wednesday, March 13, 3:00pm – 4:30pm, Room 2136, Physical Sciences Complex

Gravity Theory Seminar: Probing the nature of gravity and compact objects with gravitational wave observations

Alessandra Buonanno, UMD

Wednesday, March 27, 3:00pm – 4:30pm, Room 2136, Physical Sciences Complex

Gravity Theory Seminar: Ultralight boson detection with gravitational waves

Emanuele Berti, JHU

Monday, April 1, 3:00pm – 4:30pm, Room 3150,Physical Sciences Complex

Particle Theory Seminar: Electroweak Symmetry Breaking in Gauge-Higgs Unification Models

Jongmin Yoon, Fermilab

### Wednesday, April 3, 2:00pm-3:30pm, Room 3150, Physical Sciences Complex

Nuclear Theory Seminar: tk

Ingo Tews, LANL

Monday, April 8, 3:00pm – 4:30pm, Room 3150,Physical Sciences Complex

Yang Bai, UW-Madison

Monday, April 15, 3:00pm – 4:30pm, Room 3150,Physical Sciences Complex

Jeff Dror, UC Berkeley

### Wednesday April 17, 2:00-3:30pm, Room 3150, Physical Sciences Complex

Nuclear Theory Seminar: tk

Jaquelyn Noronha-Hostler, Rutgers

Wednesday, April 17, 3:00pm – 4:30pm, Room 2136, Physical Sciences Complex

Ben Freivogel, University of Amsterdam

Wednesday, March 6, 3:00pm – 4:30pm, Room 2136, Physical Sciences Complex

Gravity Theory Seminar: Dual of the bulk symplectic form and the volume of maximal slices in AdS/CFT

Gabor Sarosi, University of Pennsylvania

### Wednesday March 6, 2:00-3:30pm, Room 3150, Physical Sciences Complex

Nuclear Theory Seminar: Fission and lanthanide production in r-process nucleosynthesis

Nicole Vassh, Notre Dame

### Monday, March 4, 3:00pm – 4:30pm, Room 3150, Physical Sciences Complex

Particle Theory Seminar: Firewalls in General Relativity

Surjeet Rajendran, Fermilab

### Wednesday, February 27, 3:00pm – 4:30pm, Room 2136, Physical Sciences Complex

Gravity Theory Seminar: Black-hole Energy Extraction via General-Relativistic Kinetic Plasma Simulations

Kyle Parfrey, NASA

### Wednesday, February 27, 2:00pm-3:30pm, Room 3150, Physical Sciences Complex

Nuclear Theory Seminar:"Charge-exchange modes and weak-interaction processes in Relativistic Nuclear Field Theory"

Caroline Robin, INT

### Monday, February 25, 3:00pm – 4:30pm, Room 3150, Physical Sciences Complex

Particle Theory Seminar: Searching for flavour symmetries: old data new tricks

Jessica Turner, Fermilab

### Friday, February 22, 11:00am-12:00pm, Room 3150, Physical Sciences Complex

Nuclear Theory Seminar: Sign of the Times: Sign Problems in Modern Physics

Hank Lamm, UMD

Monday, February 18, 3:00pm – 4:30pm, Room 3150, Physical Sciences Complex

Particle Theory Seminar: "The Dawn of FIMP Dark Matter"

Tommi Tenkanen, John's Hopkins University

### Wednesday, February 13, 3:00pm – 4:30pm, Room 2136, Physical Sciences Complex

Gravity Theory Seminar: "Starobinsky inflation, dark energy, and dark matter in supergravity"

Sergey Ketov, Tokyo Metropolitan University and Kavli IPMU, Japan

### Monday, February 11, 3:00pm – 4:30pm, Room 3150,Physical Sciences Complex

Matthew Low, Fermilab

### Thursday, February 7, 4:00pm – 5:30pm, Room 3150, Physical Sciences Complex

Particle Theory Seminar: "Continuum Naturalness"

Seung Lee, Korea Institute of Advanced Study

### Monday, February 4, 3:00pm – 4:30pm, Room 3150, Physical Sciences Complex

Alexander Friedland, SLAC

### Wednesday, January 30, 12:30pm – 3:00pm, Room 462, Bloomberg Hall, Johns Hopkins University

Joint Maryland-Hopkins Particle Theory Seminar: "tk"

Tao Han, University of Pittsburgh

### Wednesday, January 30, 2:00pm-3:30pm, Room 3150, Physical Sciences Complex

Nuclear Theory Seminar:"Real-time quantum scattering with trapped ions?"

Yannick Meurice, University of Iowa

### Wednesday, January 30, 3:00pm – 4:30pm, Room 3150, Physical Sciences Complex

Gravity Theory Seminar: "The transmission of information between remote UdW detectors Vs. causality"

Theodora Kolioni, University of Patra, Greece

### Monday, January 28, 3:00pm – 4:30pm, Room 3150, Physical Sciences Complex

Particle Theory Seminar: Observable signatures of dark photons from supernovae

Gustavo Marques Tavares, University of Maryland

### Thursday, December 13, 3:30pm – 5:00pm, Room 2136, Physical Sciences Complex

Gravity Theory Seminar: "title tk"

Xingang Chen, Harvard University

### Monday, November 12, 3:00pm – 4:30pm, Room 3150, Physical Sciences Complex

Particle Theory Seminar: "Detecting Composite Dark Matter"

Dorota Grabowska, University of California, Berkeley

### Wednesday, November 14, 2:30pm – 4:00pm, Room 3150, Physical Sciences Complex

Gravity Theory Seminar: "Causality Constraints in Holography"

Netta Engelhardt, Princeton University & MIT

### Wed, Thur, Fri, November 14-16, 2:30pm – 3:30pm, Room 1136 (Wed) & 3150 (Thur + Fri), Physical Sciences Complex

Nuclear Theory Seminar:"Relativistic Fluid Dynamics Out of Equilibrium"

Paul Romatschke, University of Colorado

### Thursday, November 15, 1:00pm – 2:30pm, Room 3150, Physical Sciences Complex

Nuclear Theory Seminar:"Hot and Dense Neutron-Rich Matter in Supernovae and Neutron Star Mergers"

Jeremy Holt, Texas A&M University

### Thursday, November 15, 3:00pm – 4:30pm, Room 3150, Physical Sciences Complex

Particle Theory Seminar: "Baryogengesis and Dark Matter from B Mesons"

Gilly Elor, University of Washington

### Monday, November 19, 3:00pm – 4:30pm, Room 3150, Physical Sciences Complex

Particle Theory Seminar: "Cooling self-interacting dark matter halos"

Yiming Zhong, Boston University

### Monday, November 26, 3:00pm – 4:30pm, Room 3150, Physical Sciences Complex

Particle Theory Seminar: "title tk"

Diego Redigolo, Princeton University

### Wednesday, November 28, 2:30pm – 4:00pm, Room 3150, Physical Sciences Complex

Gravity Theory Seminar: "Hairy binary black holes in Einstein-Maxwell-dilaton theory"

Mohammed Khalil, University of Maryland

### Thursday, November 29, 1:00pm – 2:30pm, Room 3150, Physical Sciences Complex

Nuclear Theory Seminar:"title tk"

Alessandro Roggero, University of Washington

### Wednesday, November 29, 2:30pm – 4:00pm, Room 3150, Physical Sciences Complex

Gravity Theory Seminar: "The Gravitational S-matrix and Precision Predictions for Binary Inspirals"

Ira Rothstein, Carnegie Melon University

### Monday, December 3, 3:00pm – 4:30pm, Room 3150, Physical Sciences Complex

Particle Theory Seminar: "Dark Matter in Disequilibrium and Implications for Direct Detection"

Lina Necib, California Institute of Technology

### Monday, December 10, 3:00pm – 4:30pm, Room 3150, Physical Sciences Complex

Particle Theory Seminar: "title tk"

Oren Slone, Princeton University

### Wednesday, November 7, 12:00pm – 3:00pm, Room 2136, Physical Sciences Complex

Joint Maryland-Hopkins Particle Theory Seminar: "Timing BSM signals at the LHC"

Zhen Liu, University of Maryland

### Wednesday, October 31, 2:30pm – 4:00pm, Room 3150, Physical Sciences Complex

Gravity Theory Seminar: "Tabletop experiments for quantum gravity"

Dan Carney, QuICS, University of Maryland

### Monday, October 29, 3:00pm – 4:30pm, Room 3150, Physical Sciences Complex

Particle Theory Seminar: "Axions From Strings: the Attractive Solution"

Marco Gorghetto, International Centre for Theoretical Physics/SISSA

### Friday, October 26, 2:30pm – 4:00pm, Room 3150, Physical Sciences Complex

Gravity Theory Seminar: "A Local First Law of Gravity"

Andrew Svesko, Arizona State University

### Thursday, October 25, 1:00pm – 2:30pm, Room 3150, Physical Sciences Complex

Nuclear Theory Seminar:"3 Hadrons In (In-) Finite Volume"

Maxim Mai, George Washington University

### Monday, October 22, 3:00pm – 4:30pm, Room 3150, Physical Sciences Complex

Particle Theory Seminar: "Severe Constraints on New Physics Explanations of the MiniBooNE Excess"

Gordan Krnjaic, Fermilab

### Thursday, October 18, 1:00pm – 2:30pm, Room 3150, Physical Sciences Complex

Nuclear Theory Seminar:"Pseudo Parton Distributions from Lattice QCD"

Joseph Karpie, College of William & Mary

### Monday, October 15, 3:00pm – 4:30pm, Room 3150, Physical Sciences Complex

Particle Theory Seminar: "On lepton flavor universality violations"

Jure Zupan, University of Cincinnati

### Thursday, October 11, 1:00pm – 2:30pm, Room 3150, Physical Sciences Complex

Nuclear Theory Seminar:"Nucleon electric dipole moments from Lattice QCD"

Sergey Syritsyn, Stony Brook

### Wednesday, October 10, 2:30pm – 4:00pm, Room 3150, Physical Sciences Complex

Gravity Theory Seminar: "Anisotropies in the Gravitational Wave Background from Cosmological Phase Transitions"

Yuhsin Tsai, University of Maryland

### Monday, October 8, 3:00pm – 4:30pm, Room 3150, Physical Sciences Complex

Particle Theory Seminar: "Probing the early Universe with gravitational waves from cosmic strings"

Yanou Cui, University of California, Riverside

### Friday, October 5, 2:30pm – 4:00pm, Room 3150, Physical Sciences Complex

Nuclear Theory Seminar:"Anyonic particle-vortex statistics and the nature of dense QCD"

Srimoyee Sen, University of Washington and Institute for Nuclear Theory

### Thursday, October 4, 1:00pm – 2:30pm, Room 3150, Physical Sciences Complex

Nuclear Theory Seminar:"Complex Langevin in Nonrelativistic Rotating Bosonic Systems"

Casey Berger, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill

### Wednesday, October 3, 12:30pm – 3:00pm, Room 2136, Physical Sciences Complex

Joint Maryland-Hopkins Particle Theory Seminar: "The Belle II Experiment at KEK"

Leo Piilonen, Virginia Tech and BELLE-II

### Thursday, September 27, 1:00pm – 2:30pm, Room 3150, Physical Sciences Complex

Nuclear Theory Seminar:"Coarse Graining Hadronic and Nuclear Interactions"

Enrique Ruiz Arriola, University of Granada

### Wednesday, September 26, 2:30pm – 4:00pm, Room 3150, Physical Sciences Complex

Gravity Theory Seminar: "Simulations of pair-producing gaps at the base of AGN jets"

Alex Chen, Princeton University

### Monday, September 24, 3:00pm – 4:30pm, Room 3150, Physical Sciences Complex

Particle Theory Seminar: "Axion and hidden photon dark matter detection with multilayer optical haloscopes"

Junwu Huang, Perimeter Institute

### Monday, September 17, 3:00pm – 4:30pm, Room 3150, Physical Sciences Complex

Particle Theory Seminar: "Dark Matter in Light of the 21cm EDGES Signal"

Ely Kovetz, Johns Hopkins University

### Monday, September 10, 3:00pm – 4:30pm, Room 3150, Physical Sciences Complex

Particle Theory Seminar: "Self-Interacting Dark Matter and Galaxy Rotation Curves"

Hai-bo Yu, University of California Riverside

### Friday, August 31, 11:00am – 12:30pm, Room 3150, Physical Sciences Complex

Nuclear Theory Seminar:"Lattice QCD calculation of the hadronic vacuum polarisation contribution to muon g-2"

Bipasha Chakraborty, Jefferson Lab

### Monday, August 27, 3:00pm – 4:30pm, Room 3150, Physical Sciences Complex

Particle Theory Seminar: "Learning to constrain new physics"

Johann Brehmer, New York University

### Tuesday, August 7, 1:00pm – 2:30pm, Room 3150, Physical Sciences Complex

Particle Theory Seminar: "BSM physics in neutrino scattering"

Xunjie Xu, Max Planck Institute

### Thursday, July 19, 1:00pm – 2:30pm, Room 3150, Physical Sciences Complex

Nuclear Theory Seminar:"Transverse spin structure of octet baryons using Lattice QCD"

Jacob Bickerton, University of Adelaide

### Monday, July 16, 1:00pm – 2:30pm, Room 3150, Physical Sciences Complex

Particle Theory Seminar: "$SU(5) \times U(1)_X$ Grand Unification with Minimal Seesaw and Z′-portal Dark Matter"

Nobuchika Okada, University of Alabama

### Thursday, July 12, 10:00am – 11:00am, Room 3150, Physical Sciences Complex

Particle Theory Seminar: "A viable QCD axion in the MeV mass range"

Daniele Alves, Los Alamos National Lab

### Monday, July 9, 4:00pm – 5:30pm, Room 3150, Physical Sciences Complex

Gravity Theory Seminar: "Positive gravitational subsystem energies from CFT cone relative entropies"

Dominik Neuenfeld, University of British Columbia

### Thursday, June 28, 1:00pm – 2:30pm, Room 3150, Physical Sciences Complex

Particle Theory Seminar: "New Physics at IceCube"

Bhupal Dev, Washington University

### Wednesday, May 23, 1:00pm – 2:30pm, Room 3150, Physical Sciences Complex

Nuclear Theory Seminar:"Model-Independent Constraints on R(J/Psi)"

Hank Lamm, University of Maryland

### Monday, May 21, 4:00pm – 5:30pm, Room 3150, Physical Sciences Complex

MCFP Seminar: "Causality and Energy Conditions in QFT"

Sandipan Kundu, Johns Hopkins University

### Friday, May 18, 1:00pm – 2:30pm, Room 3204, Physical Sciences Complex

Particle Theory Pre-Candidacy Talk: "Hybrid Seesaw Leptogenesis and TeV Singlets"

Majid Ekhterachian, University of Maryland

### Thursday, May 10, 4:00pm – 5:30pm, Room 3150, Physical Sciences Complex

Particle Theory Seminar: "Analyzing the Gamma-Ray sky with Wavelets"

Ilias Cholis, Johns Hopkins University

### Wednesday, May 2, 1:00pm – 2:30pm, Room 3150, Physical Sciences Complex

Nuclear Theory Seminar:"QED-corrected Lellouch-Luescher formula for K->\pi\pi decay"

Yiming Cai, University of Maryland

### Monday, April 30, 4:00pm – 5:30pm, Room 3150, Physical Sciences Complex

MCFP Seminar: "Gravitational physics from quantum information constraints"

Mark Van Raamsdonk, University of British Columbia

### Friday, April 27, 4:00pm – 5:30pm, Room 3150, Physical Sciences Complex

Gravity Dissertation Defense: "Investigations on entanglement entropy in gravity"

Antony Speranza, University of Maryland

### Monday, April 23, 4:00pm – 5:30pm, Room 3150, Physical Sciences Complex

Particle Theory Seminar: "Recent Results from the Light Dark Matter Frontier"

Tomer Volansky, Tel Aviv University

### Friday, April 20, 3:00pm – 4:30pm, Room ATL3100A, Physical Sciences Complex

Gravity Theory Seminar: "Asymptotic Symmetries and Holography"

Raman Sundrum, University of Maryland

### Thursday, April 19, 4:00pm – 5:30pm, Room 3150, Physical Sciences Complex

MCFP/CMTC Colloquium: "Fast Scrambling on Sparse Graphs"

Andy Lucas, Stanford University

### Wednesday, April 18, 1:00pm – 2:30pm, Room 3150, Physical Sciences Complex

Nuclear Theory Seminar:"Beyond Thimbles: Integration Contours to Solve a Sign Problem"

Scott Lawrence, University of Maryland

### Wednesday, April 11, 1:00pm – 2:30pm, Room 3150, Physical Sciences Complex

Nuclear Theory Seminar:"Real-time Dynamics of Gauge Theories on the Lattice"

Mark Mace, Stony Brook University & Brookhaven National Lab

### Wednesday, April 11, 4:00pm – 5:30pm, Room 3150, Physical Sciences Complex

Particle Theory Seminar: "Probing Velocity Dependent Self Intereacting Dark Matter with Neutrino Telescopes"

Ivone Albuquerque, University of São Paulo

### Monday, April 9, 4:00pm – 5:30pm, Room 3150, Physical Sciences Complex

Particle Theory Seminar: "Self-Destructing Dark Matter"

Ofri Telem, Cornell University

### Friday, April 6, 3:00pm – 4:30pm, Room ATL3100A, Physical Sciences Complex

Gravity Theory Seminar: "Bulk Entanglement Gravity and Radon Transform: Towards Finding Einstein's Equation in Hilbert Space"

Charles Cao, California Insitute of Technology

### Friday - Sunday, April 6 - 7, College Park Marriot Hotel and Conference Center

MCFP Workshop on Lattice Parton PhysicsOrganizers:

Taku Izubuchi, BNL

Karl Jansen, DESY

Xiangdong Ji, University of Maryland

Jianwei Qiu, JLab

Feng Yuan, LBNL

### Wednesday, April 4, 1:30pm – 3:00pm, Room 3150, Physical Sciences Complex

Nuclear Theory Seminar:"Recent Lattice Results on the XYZ States"

Chuan Liu, Peking University

### Monday, April 2, 4:00pm – 5:30pm, Room 3150, Physical Sciences Complex

Particle Theory Seminar: "Shedding light on Dark Matter with Cosmological Observations"

Vivian Poulin, Johns Hopkins University

### Wednesday, March 28, 12:30pm – 3:00pm, Room 462, Johns Hopkins, Bloomberg Hall

Joint Maryland-Hopkins Particle Theory Seminar: "Science and Detectors of the Deep Underground Neutrino Experiment"

Elizabeth Worcester, Brookhaven National Lab

### Monday, March 26, 4:00pm – 5:30pm, Room 3150, Physical Sciences Complex

Particle Theory Seminar: "Distorted Neutrino Oscillations From Ultralight Scalar Dark Matter"

Pedro Machado, Fermilab

### Friday, March 16, 3:00pm – 4:30pm, Room 3150, Physical Sciences Complex

Gravity Theory Seminar: "The Factorization Problem in Jackiw-Teitelboim Gravity"

Daniel Harlow, Massachusetts Institute of Technology

### Wednesday, March 14, 1:00pm – 2:30pm, Room 3150, Physical Sciences Complex

Nuclear Theory Seminar:"Quantifying New Contributions to Neutrinoless Double Beta Decay from Lattice QCD"

Amy Nicholson, University of North Carolina

### Monday, March 12, 4:00pm – 5:30pm, Room 3150, Physical Sciences Complex

Particle Theory Seminar: "Flavor-specific scalar mediators"

Brian Batell, University of Pittsburgh

### Friday, March 9, 3:00pm – 4:30pm, Room 3150, Physical Sciences Complex

Gravity Theory Seminar: "What the Einstein Equations think may be happening inside quiescent black holes"

Charles W. Misner, University of Maryland

### Monday, March 5, 11:00am – 12:30pm, Room 3150, Physical Sciences Complex

Nuclear Theory Seminar:"Building the Dynamical Diquark Model for Exotic Hadrons"

Richard Lebed, Arizona State University

### Monday, March 5, 12:30pm – 2:00pm, Room 3150, Physical Sciences Complex

Gravity Theory Seminar: "The Holographic Shape of Entanglement and Einstein's Equations"

Onkar Parrikar, University of Pennsylvania

### Monday, March 5, 4:00pm – 5:30pm, Room 3150, Physical Sciences Complex

Particle Theory Seminar: "Dark quarkonium formation in the early universe"

Michael Geller, University of Maryland

### Monday, February 26, 4:00pm – 5:30pm, Room 3150, Physical Sciences Complex

Particle Theory Seminar: "Cosmological Constraints on the Effective Theory of Dark Matter Interactions"

Kimberly Boddy, Johns Hopkins University

### Wednesday, February 21, 1:00pm – 2:30pm, Room 3150, Physical Sciences Complex

Nuclear Theory Seminar:"Thinking Inside the Box - Hadron Resonances in QCD"

Jozef Dudek, College of William & Mary

### Monday, February 19, 4:00pm – 5:30pm, Room 3150, Physical Sciences Complex

Particle Theory Seminar: "Machine Learning for Jet Physics at the Large Hadron Collider"

Ben Nachman, Lawrence Berkeley National Lab

### Monday, February 12, 1:30pm – 3:00pm, Room 3150, Physical Sciences Complex

Nuclear Theory Seminar:"Dispersive tools for light meson scattering and resonance determinations"

Jose Ramon Pelaez, Universidad Complutense de Madrid

### Monday, February 12, 4:00pm – 5:30pm, Room 3150, Physical Sciences Complex

Particle Theory Seminar: "Solving the Hierarchy Problem Discretely"

Anson Hook, University of Maryland

### Friday, February 9, 11:00am – 12:00pm, Room 2136, Physical Sciences Complex

Nuclear Theory Seminar:"Going with the Flow: Complexified Path Integrals and a Solution to the Sign Problem"

Gökçe Başar, University of Illinois, Chicago

### Wednesday, February 7, 12:30pm – 2:00pm, Room 3150, Physical Sciences Complex

Nuclear Theory Seminar:"Quark and Glue Spins from Lattice QCD"

Keh-Fei Liu, University of Kentucky

### Monday, February 5, 4:00pm – 5:30pm, Room 3150, Physical Sciences Complex

Particle Theory Seminar: "Resonant absorption of dark matter in molecules"

Ken Van Tilburg, IAS Stanford and New York University

### Wednesday, January 31, 1:00pm – 2:30pm, Room 3150, Physical Sciences Complex

Nuclear Theory Seminar:"Neutrino-nucleon Scattering in the Neutrinosphere"

Neill Warrington, University of Maryland

### Monday, January 29, 4:00pm – 5:30pm, Room 3150, Physical Sciences Complex

Particle Theory Seminar: "New physics opportunities for long-lived particles at electron-proton colliders"

Kaustubh Deshpande, University of Maryland