NorCal HEP-EXchange 2018

Saturday, 1 December 2018 - 09:00
Lawrence Berkeley National Lab (Building 50 Auditorium)

        : Sessions
    /     : Talks
        : Breaks
1 Dec 2018
AM
09:00 Introduction and Welcome   (Building 50 Auditorium)
09:10
Works in Progress (until 09:55) (Building 50 Auditorium)
09:10 LArPix R&D: Demonstration of large-area 3D charge readout for LArTPCs - Peter Madigan   (Building 50 Auditorium)
09:25 ATLAS HGTD Upgrade - Mr Yuzhan Zhao (UCSC)   (Building 50 Auditorium)
09:40 4-Dimensional Particle Tracking with Ultra-fast Silicon Detectors - Carolyn Gee (University of California, Santa Cruz)   (Building 50 Auditorium)
09:55
Lightning Talks (until 10:25) (Building 50 Auditorium)
09:55 A new method for silicon sensor charge calibration using Compton scattering - William Mccormack   (Building 50 Auditorium)
10:05 Study of Radiation Hard Dielectric Materials for the High Luminosity LHC - Derikka Bisi (UC Davis)   (Building 50 Auditorium)
10:15 Development of Suitable Dielectrics for the High Luminosity LHC - Selene Cheung (UC Davis Physics)   (Building 50 Auditorium)
10:25 --- Coffee break ---
10:45
Works in Progress (until 11:45) (Building 50 Auditorium)
10:45 Applying Deep Learning Techniques for LArTPC Data Reconstruction - Laura Domine (Stanford University/SLAC)   (Building 50 Auditorium)
11:00 Scintillation Response Linearity of Nuclear Recoils in High Pressure Helium Gas - Andreas Biekert (UC Berkeley)   (Building 50 Auditorium)
11:15 The Light Dark Matter eXperiment - Omar Moreno (SLAC National Accelerator Laboratory)   (Building 50 Auditorium)
11:30 Measurement of superradiance in liquid xenon with DireXeno - Dr Ran Itay (SLAC)   (Building 50 Auditorium)
11:45
Lightning Talks (until 12:05) (Building 50 Auditorium)
11:45 The GAmmas from Nuclear Decays Hiding from Investigators (GANDHI) Experiment - Harikrishnan Ramani   (Building 50 Auditorium)
11:55 PSD capabilities of a SiPM-based Readout Board - Mr Jyothisraj Johnson (UC Davis)   (Building 50 Auditorium)
PM
12:05 --- Lunch ---
12:25
Thesis Presentations (until 13:15) (Building 50 Auditorium)
12:25 Search for a Dark Photon with the Heavy Photon Search Experiment - Matthew Solt   (Building 50 Auditorium)
12:50 Search For a Light Pseudoscalar Higgs Boson with Boosted Topologies at CMS - Mengyao Shi   (Building 50 Auditorium)
13:15
Works in Progress (until 14:15) (Building 50 Auditorium)
13:15 Study of the rare decays of Bs0 and B0 into muon pairs from data collected during 2015 and 2016 with the ATLAS detector. - Aidan Grummer (ATLAS Collaboration)   (Building 50 Auditorium)
13:30 Illuminating the Hbb Discovery at ATLAS with the VBF + photon channel - Jacob Pasner (Santa Cruz Institute for Particle Physics)   (Building 50 Auditorium)
13:45 The Accelerator Neutrino Neutron Interaction Experiment (ANNIE): measuring the neutron multiplicity from neutrino-nucleus interactions - Teal Pershing (UC Davis, Physics)   (Building 50 Auditorium)
14:00 Measurement of Neutrino Cross Section with IceCube using Earth Absorption - Sally Robertson (UC Berkeley)   (Building 50 Auditorium)
14:15 --- Coffee break ---
14:50
Lightning Talks (until 15:20) (Building 50 Auditorium)
14:50 A Study of Grid Electron Emission in LZ using a Gaseous Xenon Test Vessel at SLAC - Mr Ryan Linehan (SLAC)   (Building 50 Auditorium)
15:00 Probing new physics using non-pointing and delayed photons with the ATLAS detector - Sai Santpur   (Building 50 Auditorium)
15:10 Search for light pseudoscalar with overlapping di-tau decays using machine learning at the CMS detector - Grace Haza (University of California Davis (US))   (Building 50 Auditorium)
15:20
Works in Progress (until 16:20) (Building 50 Auditorium)
15:20 Search for vector-like top quark partners decaying to an all-jets final state using pp collisions at √s = 13 TeV - Reyer Edmond Band (University of California Davis (US))   (Building 50 Auditorium)
15:35 Improvement of Jet Substructure Techniques by Studying HH -> WWWW -> Hadrons with the CMS Experiment - Brendan Regnery (University of California, Davis)   (Building 50 Auditorium)
15:50 Jet reclustering in Mono-S(WW) signature analysis - Congqiao Li (Peking University)   (Building 50 Auditorium)
16:05 Statistical analysis in ttbar resonance search with ATLAS - Tong Ou (Nanjing University)   (Building 50 Auditorium)
16:20 Close out   (Building 50 Auditorium)