Dark Matter to Low Energy Neutrinos: Theory and Experimental Discussion

  • Monday, February 6
    • 1
      Introduction to PIRE, COFI and purpose of meeting
      Speakers: Prof. Jose Nieves (University of Puerto Rico, Rio Piedras Campus), Mayda Velasco (Northwestern University (US))
    • 10:30 AM
      Coffee Break
    • 2
      Theory: Overview sterile neutrinos as dark matter candidate
      Speaker: Prof. Kevork N. Abazajian
    • 12:00 PM
      Lunch Break
    • 3
      Detecting low energy nuclear recoils from dark matter and neutrinos with CCDs
      Speaker: juan estrada (fermilab)
    • 4
      Experiments and Instrumentation R&D: Liquid detectors for neutrino and dark matter detection
      Speaker: C Eric Dahl (Northwestern University)
    • 2:45 PM
      Coffee Break
    • 5
      Constraining Dark Matter with Strong Gravitational Lensing
      Speaker: Martin Makler (CBPF)
    • 6
      “Theory: nu coherent scattering and low energy neutrino oscillation
      Speaker: Andre De Gouvea (Northwestern University)
  • Tuesday, February 7
    • 7
      Theory: dark matter models from the astro theory point of view
      Speaker: Kevork N. Abazajian
    • 10:00 AM
      Coffee Break
    • 8
      Cryogenic Semiconductor Detectors for Dark Matter searches
      Speaker: Prof. Enectali Figueroa-Feliciano (Northwestern University)
    • 11:30 AM
      Lunch Break
    • 9
      Directional Detection of Dark Matter: negative ion/optical readout R&D
      Speaker: Gianluca Cavoto (Sapienza Universita e INFN, Roma I (IT))
    • 10
      Directional Dark Matter Detection in High Pressure Xe
      Speaker: Steve Magill (Argonne National Laboratory)
    • 2:15 PM
      Coffee Break
    • 11
      Galaxy Evolution and Dark Matter
      Speaker: Thiago Goncalves (Universidade Federal do Rio de Janeiro)
    • 12
      Simulation and computer modeling for cosmology
      Speaker: Salman Habib (Argonne National Laboratory)