SMU TACOS Workshop

from Monday, October 10, 2022 (8:00 AM) to Tuesday, October 11, 2022 (6:00 PM)
SMU Dallas Texas USA (Fondren Science Room 123)

        : Sessions
    /     : Talks
        : Breaks
Oct 10, 2022
Oct 11, 2022
AM
8:00 AM
Session 1 (until 8:30 PM) (Fondren Science Room 123)
8:00 AM --- Breakfast ---
8:30 AM Welcome - Joel Meyers (Southern Methodist University)   (Fondren Science Room 123)
8:40 AM Testing Deviations from General Relativity at Cosmological Scales: a new tension between Planck and LSS/Lensing data - Mustapha Ishak (The University of Texas at Dallas)   (Fondren Science Room 123)
9:10 AM A different perspective on Primordial Black Holes - Nicola Bellomo (Institute of Cosmos Sciences - University of Barcelona)   (Fondren Science Room 123)
9:30 AM Isolating CMB Secondaries with Deep Learning - Eric Guzman (Southern Methodist University)   (Fondren Science Room 123)
9:50 AM Fireslides 1 - Eric Guzman (Southern Methodist University)   (Fondren Science Room 123)
10:20 AM --- Coffee Break ---
11:00 AM Rapid-Turn Multi-field Inflation - Sonia Paban (University of Texas)   (Fondren Science Room 123)
11:30 AM Absorption Effects in Coherent Crystal Photoconversion of Solar Axions - Adrian Thompson (Texas A&M University)   (Fondren Science Room 123)
11:50 AM Constraining dark matter-helium scattering with the CMB - Stacie Moltner (University of Texas)   (Fondren Science Room 123)
12:10 PM --- Group Photo ---
12:20 PM --- Lunch ---
1:30 PM Probing the Universe with electromagnetic and gravitational wave signatures - Lindsay King (UT Dallas)   (Fondren Science Room 123)
2:00 PM Beyond Fisher Forecasting for Cosmology - Joseph Ryan (Southern Methodist University)   (Fondren Science Room 123)
2:20 PM Cosmogenic Boosted Dark Matter in Neutrino Experiments - Dr Doojin Kim (Texas A & M University (US))   (Fondren Science Room 123)
2:40 PM Revealing the origin of binary black holes with spin precession - Michael Kesden (UT Dallas)   (Fondren Science Room 123)
3:10 PM Fireslides 2 - Eric Guzman (Southern Methodist University)   (Fondren Science Room 123)
3:40 PM --- Coffee Break ---
4:20 PM Cosmological Tensions in the JWST Era - Mike Boylan-Kolchin (The University of Texas at Austin)   (Fondren Science Room 123)
4:50 PM WIMP dark matter limits beyond the thermal relic bound - Louis Strigari (Texas A&M)   (Fondren Science Room 123)
5:10 PM Dark matter halo collapse with velocity-dependent SIDM - Prof. Kimberly Boddy (University of Texas at Austin)   (Fondren Science Room 123)
5:30 PM New Results from The Cosmic Dawn (CoDa) Project: Simulating Reionization and Galaxy Formation - Paul Shapiro (The University of Texas at Austin)   (Fondren Science Room 123)
6:00 PM --- Break / Walk to Dinner ---
6:30 PM --- Dinner ---
8:00 AM
Session 2 (until 6:00 PM) (Fondren Science Room 123)
8:00 AM --- Breakfast ---
8:40 AM Stepped Partially Acoustic Dark Matter - Can Kilic (University of Texas at Austin)   (Fondren Science Room 123)
9:10 AM Gravitational Waves from First-Order Phase Transitions - observability and scaling relations - James Dent   (Fondren Science Room 123)
9:30 AM A Universe from Gravity - Andrew Long (Rice University)   (Fondren Science Room 123)
9:50 AM Signatures of Primordial Black Holes: Correlating gravitational wave and gamma-ray measurements - Bhaskar Dutta (Texas A&M University)   (Fondren Science Room 123)
10:20 AM --- Coffee Break ---
11:00 AM Neutrino Self-Interactions from the Lab to the Cosmos - Kevin James Kelly (CERN)   (Fondren Science Room 123)
11:30 AM CMB birefringence from axion defect networks - Mudit Jain   (Fondren Science Room 123)
11:50 AM A Spin on Wave Dark Matter - Mustafa Amin (Rice University)   (Fondren Science Room 123)
12:20 PM Closing Remarks - James Dent Louis Strigari (Texas A&M) Andrew Long (Rice University) Prof. Kimberly Boddy (University of Texas at Austin) Joel Meyers (Southern Methodist University)   (Fondren Science Room 123)
12:30 PM --- Lunch - Off campus ---
PM