### Wednesday, December 16, 4:00pm – 5:30pm, Room 3150, Physical Sciences Complex

Gravity Theory Seminar: "Spherically Symmetric Kerr-Schild Metrics and the Classical Double Copy"

Alexander Ridgway, Cal Tech

### Monday,December 7, 3:00pm – 4:30pm, Room 3150, Physical Sciences Complex

Particle Theory Seminar: "The Periodic Table of Effective Field Theories"

Clifford Cheung, Cal Tech

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

Nuclear Theory Seminar: "New Theoretical Developments on Search for QCD Critical Point"

Yi Yin, Brookhaven National Laboratory

### Wednesday, December 2, 12:30pm – 3:00pm, Room 3150, Physical Sciences Complex

Joint Maryland-Hopkins Particle Theory Seminar: "New Results from CMS: from 8 to 13 TeV"

Greg Landsberg, Brown University

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

Particle Theory Seminar: "Cosmological Probes of Nearly Decoupled Dark Sectors"

Josh Berger, SLAC

### Wednesday,November 25, 2:00pm – 3:30pm, Room 3150, Physical Sciences Complex

Particle Theory Seminar: "The Impact of Sterile Neutrinos on the Search for Leptonic CP Violation"

Boris J Kayser, Fermilab

### Monday,November 23, 3:00pm – 4:30pm, Room 3150, Physical Sciences Complex

MCFP Colloquium: "From the CMB to Strings and Back"

Raphael Flauger, University of Texas at Austin

### Monday,November 16, 3:00pm – 4:30pm, Room 3150, Physical Sciences Complex

Particle Theory Seminar: "Light Scalar Boson With No Symmetries"

Yue Zhao, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor

### Thursday, November 12, 4:00pm – 5:30pm, Room 3150, Physical Sciences Complex

Nuclear Theory Seminar: "Thermalization process in far-from equilibrium systems"

Soeren Schlichting, Brookhaven National Laboratory

### Wednesday, November 11, 2:00pm – 3:30pm, Room 3150, Physical Sciences Complex

Gravity Theory Seminar: "Einstein Equation and Vacuum Entanglement Equilibrium"

Ted Jacobson, University of Maryland

### Monday, November 9, 1:30pm – 2:30pm, Room 3150, Physical Sciences Complex

Nuclear Theory Seminar: "pQCD thermodynamics with massive quarks"

Thorben Graf, Goethe-University Frankfurt

### Monday,November 9, 3:00pm – 4:30pm, Room 3150, Physical Sciences Complex

Particle Theory Seminar: "Gluon-Fusion Higgs Production: The Final Frontier"

Elisabetta Furlan, ETH Zurich

### Wednesday, November 4, 2:00pm – 3:30pm, Room 3150, Physical Sciences Complex

Gravity Theory Seminar: "Inflation and the Weak Gravity Conjecture"

Prashant Saraswat, University of Maryland & Johns Hopkins

### Tuesday, November 3, 2:00pm – 3:30pm, Room 3150, Physical Sciences Complex

MCFP Seminar: "Informal Review of Inflationary Cosmology"

Prashant Saraswat, University of Maryland & Johns Hopkins University

### Monday,November 2, 3:00pm – 4:30pm, Room 3150, Physical Sciences Complex

Particle Theory Seminar: "CFTs Old and New from the Bootstrap"

David Poland, Yale University

### Tuesday,October 27, 2:30pm – 4:00pm, Room 3150, Physical Sciences Complex

Particle Theory Seminar: "Cosmological Polytopes"

Nima Arkani-Hamed, Princeton, Institute for Advanced Study

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

Particle Theory Seminar: "Scalar Leptons in Folded Supersymmetry"

Gustavo Burdman, University of Sao Paulo

### Thursday, October 22, 2:30pm – 3:30pm, Room 3150, Physical Sciences Complex

Nuclear Theory Seminar: "Nonlocal Wave Turbulence in Non-Abelian Plasmas"

Yacine Mehtar-Tani, University of Washington

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

Particle Theory Seminar: "Confronting the Strong CP Problem at the LHC"

Anson Hook, Princeton, Institute for Advanced Study

### Wednesday, October 14, 12:30pm – 3:00pm, Room 3150, Physical Sciences Complex

Joint Maryland-Hopkins Particle Theory Seminar: "Diboson Resonances at the LHC"

Liantao Wang, University of Chicago

### Monday,October 5, 3:00pm – 4:30pm, Room 3150, Physical Sciences Complex

Particle Theory Seminar: "Energy Peak: Back to Cosmic Ray Excesses"

Doojin Kim, University of Florida

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

Particle Theory Seminar: "Natural SUSY Today"

David Shih, Rutgers University

### Thursday, September 24, 3:30pm – 5:30pm, Room 3150, Physical Sciences Complex

MCFP Colloquium: "Entanglement and Coarse Grained Quantum Dynamics"

Albion Lawrence, Brandeis University

### Monday,September 21, 3:00pm – 4:30pm, Room 3150, Physical Sciences Complex

Particle Theory Seminar: "A W-prime boson at 2 TeV"

Bogdan Dobrescu, Fermilab

### Wednesday, September 16, 11:00am – 12:30pm, Room 3150, Physical Sciences Complex

Nuclear Theory Seminar: "Beyond the Standard Model Matrix Elements with the Gradient Flow:

the Case of the Nucleon Electric Dipole Moment"Andrea Shindler, Forschungszentrum Jülich

### Wednesday, September 16, 2:00pm – 3:30pm, Room 3150, Physical Sciences Complex

Gravity Theory Seminar: "Primer on Cosmic Censorship"

Jim Isenberg, University of Oregon

Monday,September 14, 3:00pm – 4:30pm, Room 3150, Physical Sciences Complex

Particle Theory Seminar: "Evidence for Unresolved Gamma-Ray Point Sources in the Inner Galaxy"

Mariangela Lisanti, Princeton University

### Monday, August 31, 3:00pm – 4:30pm, Room 3150, Physical Sciences Complex

Particle Theory Seminar: "Flavored CP Symmetries for Neutrinos"

Celso Nishi, UFABC

### Wednesday, August 5, 1:00pm – 2:30pm, Room 3150, Physical Sciences Complex

Nuclear Theory Seminar: "Great Expectations at the LHC: Unitarized Effective Theory and Resonances"

Felipe J. Llanes-Estrada, Universidad Complutense de Madrid

### Wednesday, June 17, 1:00pm – 2:30pm, Room 3150, Physical Sciences Complex

Nuclear Theory Seminar: "Lattice QCD Input to Axion Cosmology"

Dr. Evan Berkowitz, Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory

Thursday,May 21, 2:00pm – 3:30pm, Room 3150, Physical Sciences Complex

Particle Theory Seminar: "A Hidden Dark Matter Sector, Dark Radiation, and the CMB"

Sungwoo Hong, University of Maryland

Monday,May 18, 4:00pm – 5:30pm, Room 3150, Physical Sciences Complex

Particle Theory Seminar: "Flavour constraints on pseudoscalar mediators"

Matthew Dolan, SLAC

### Thursday, May 14, 4:00pm – 5:30pm, Room 3150, Physical Sciences Complex

MCFP Colloquium: "Non-decoupling new physics and induced electroweak symmetry breaking"

Prof. Markus Luty, University of California, Davis

### Wednesday, May 13, 12:30pm – 3:00pm, Bloomberg Hall, Johns Hopkins University

Joint Maryland-Hopkins Particle Theory Seminar: "SUSY Naturalness and the Higgsino"

Markus Luty, UC, Davis

Monday,May 11, 4:00pm – 5:30pm, Room 3150, Physical Sciences Complex

Particle Theory Seminar: "A Flavor-Covariant Approach to Leptogenesis"

Bhupal Dev, University of Manchester

### Wednesday, May 6, 1:00pm – 2:30pm, Room 3150, Physical Sciences Complex

Nuclear Theory Seminar: "NN and NNN in 1/N"

Carlos Schat, CONICET, University of Buenos Aires

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

Particle Theory Seminar: "Absence of leptonic CP violation can be evidence of left-right parity symmetry"

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

Particle Theory Seminar: "Zooming in on spacetime and matter - Renormalisation Group applications in fundamental physics"

Astrid Eichhorn, Imperial College, London

### Wednesday, April 22, 1:00pm – 2:30pm, Room 3150, Physical Sciences Complex

Nuclear Theory Seminar: "Phases of SU(3) Gauge Theories with Fundamental Quarks via Dirac Spectral Density"

Ivan Horvath, University of Kentucky

Monday,April 20, 4:00pm – 5:30pm, Room 3150, Physical Sciences Complex

Particle Theory Seminar: "The Surprising Emergent Phenomena of Perturbative QCD"

Andrew Larkoski, MIT

Monday,April 13, 4:00pm – 5:30pm, Room 3150, Physical Sciences Complex

Particle Theory Seminar: "The Holographic Twin Higgs"

Michael Geller, Technion

### Wednesday, April 8, 4pm – 5pm, Room 3150, Physical Sciences Complex

Particle Theory Seminar: "The B -> D(*) tau nu anomalies: facts and/or fictions"

Zoltan Ligeti, Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory

Monday,April 6, 4:00pm – 5:30pm, Room 3150, Physical Sciences Complex

Particle Theory Seminar: "Galactic Center Gamma-ray Excess through a Dark Shower"

Dean Robinson, UC Berkeley

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

MCFP Colloquium: "Think Different: Applying the Old MacIntosh Mantra to the Representation Theory of Supersymmetry"

S. James Gates, Jr., University of Maryland

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

Joint Maryland-Hopkins Particle Theory Seminar: "The LHC and the Search for New Physics"

Albert de Roeck, CERN

### Tuesday, March 24, 11:00am – 12:30pm, Room 3150, Physical Sciences Complex

Particle Theory Seminar: "A New Approach to the Hierarchy Problem"

Peter Graham, Stanford

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

Particle Theory Seminar: "Observing Ultra-High Energy Cosmic Rays with Smartphones"

Chase Shimmin, University of California-Irvine

### Monday, March 9, 4:00pm – 5:30pm, Room 3150, Physical Sciences Building

Particle Theory Seminar: "The Galactic Center GeV Gamma-ray Excess: Have We Started to See Dark Matter?"

Sam McDermott, Stony Brook University

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

Particle Theory Seminar: "New avenues to baryogenesis and thermal freeze-out in light dark matter models"

### Thursday, February 26, 3:30pm – 5:00pm, Room 3150, Physical Sciences Complex

Special Joint JQI / MCFP Quantum Foundation Seminar: "The enigmatic nature of time in quantum mechanics"

Prof. Y. K. Lau, Institution: Institute of Applied Mathematics, Chinese Academy of Mathematics and System Science, Beijing, China

### Monday, February 16, 4:00pm – 5:30pm, Room 3150, Physical Sciences Complex

Particle Theory Seminar: "Vacuum stability bounds on Higgs couplings in the absence of new physics bosons "

Kfir Blum, IAS

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

Nuclear Theory Seminar : "Fluid dynamics and effective (field?) theory"

Thomas Schaefer, North Carolina State University

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

Particle Theory Seminar: "Where Dark Alleys Meet: New Pathways for Probing the Invisible "

David Yaylali, University of Arizona

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

Particle Theory Seminar: "The strong CP "problem" and spontaneous CP violation"

Luca Vecchi, UMD

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

Particle Theory Seminar: "New Insights into Cosmic Abundances of Matter and Related Phenomenology"

Yanou Cui, Perimeter Institute

### Wednesday, February 4, 1:00 pm – 2:30 pm, Room 3150, Physical Sciences Complex

Nuclear Theory Seminar : "The EOS of neutron matter, and the effect of Lambda hyperons to neutron star structure"

Stefano Gandolfi, Los Alamos National Lab

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

Particle Theory Seminar: "Neutron-antineutron transitions and the lattice"

Michael Buchoff , University of Washington