DMSS: A Dark Matter Summer School

from Monday, July 16, 2018 (7:00 AM) to Friday, July 20, 2018 (5:25 PM)
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        : Sessions
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        : Breaks
Jul 16, 2018
Jul 17, 2018
Jul 18, 2018
Jul 19, 2018
Jul 20, 2018
AM
8:30 AM Opening Remarks: Keith Earle, Chair of the Physics Department   ()
8:45 AM Opening Remarks: Satyendra Kumar, Vice-President of Research   ()
9:00 AM Introduction to Dark Matter - Dr Matt Bellis (Siena College)   ()
10:30 AM --- Coffee Break ---
10:45 AM Supersymmetry - Dr JiJi Fan (Brown University)   ()
8:30 AM Dark Matter in the Milky Way - Dr Heidi Newberg (Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute)   ()
10:00 AM --- Coffee Break ---
10:15 AM Neutrinos - Dr Ethan Brown (RPI)   ()
11:45 AM --- Lunch ---
8:30 AM Indirect Dark Matter Searches - Dr Tracy Slatyer (MIT)   ()
10:00 AM --- Coffee Break ---
10:15 AM Statistical Methods used in Dark Matter - Dr Alex Himmel (Fermilab)   ()
11:45 AM Roundtable Discussions - Dr Tracy Slatyer (MIT) Dr Alex Himmel (Fermilab)   ()
8:30 AM Cosmic Microwave Background - Dr Mike Zemcov (Rochester Institute of Technology)   ()
10:00 AM --- Coffee Break ---
10:15 AM Axions - Dr Lindley Winslow (MIT)   ()
11:45 AM --- Lunch ---
8:30 AM Dark Matter at the LHC - Dr Gabriella Sciolla (Brandeis University)   ()
10:00 AM --- Coffee Break ---
10:15 AM Dark Energy - Dr Neelima Sehgal (Stony Brook University )   ()
11:45 AM --- Lunch ---
PM
12:15 PM --- Lunch ---
1:15 PM Large Scale Structure Formation - Dr Jia Liu (Princeton University)   ()
2:45 PM Roundtable Discussions - Dr Matt Bellis (Siena College) Dr JiJi Fan (Brown University) Dr Jia Liu (Princeton University)   ()
3:15 PM --- Coffee Break ---
3:30 PM Measurement of Background Gamma Flux in the Davis Cavern for the LZ Experiment - Mr Luke Korley   ()
3:45 PM Gravitational-wave ringdown echoes from black holes in massive gravity - Ruifeng Dong (State University of New York at Buffalo)   ()
4:00 PM Reconstructing Double Neutron Scatters in XENON1T - Leaf Swordy (Xenon ar RPI)   ()
4:15 PM Searching for signatures of dark matter using TeV gamma rays from the Sun with HAWC - Mehr Un Nisa (University of Rochester)   ()
4:30 PM The LZ Trigger - Ms Christina Loniewski (University of Rochester)   ()
12:45 PM Direct Detection of Dark Matter - Dr Matthew Szydagis (University at Albany)   ()
2:15 PM Roundtable Discussions - Dr Heidi Newberg (Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute) Dr Mike Zemcov (Rochester Institute of Technology) Dr Matthew Szydagis (University at Albany, SUNY)   ()
2:45 PM --- Coffee Break ---
3:00 PM Radon Screening for the LZ Dark Matter Experiment - Mr John Amstrong (University of Maryland)   ()
3:15 PM Development of Cryogenic Thermal Detectors for Sub-GeV Dark Matter - Harold Pinckney (University of Massachusetts at Amherst)   ()
3:30 PM Study of radon reduction in gases for rare event search experiments - M. Arthurs   ()
3:45 PM The Noble Element Scintillation Technique Version 2.0 (NESTv2.0) - Gregory Rischbieter   ()
4:00 PM The XENONnT Time Projection Chamber - Mrs arianna rocchetti (uni-freiburg)   ()
4:15 PM Internal Calibration Source Injection in Liquid Xenon Time Projection Chambers - Christopher Nedlik (University of Massachusetts Amherst)   ()
4:30 PM Electron Trains in LXe TPCs - Amanda Depoian (Purdue University)   ()
4:45 PM Mitigating Single-Electron Backgrounds in Liquid Xenon TPCs - Abigail Kopec (Purdue University)   ()
12:15 PM --- Lunch ---
1:15 PM Machine Learning for Classification and Data Analysis in XENON1T - Matthew Bernstein (Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute)   ()
1:30 PM Dark Matter search activity at the University of Montreal - Nikolai Starinski (University of Montreal)   ()
1:45 PM Superheated Droplet Geyser Based on Water - Anthony Ellis (SUNY Albany)   ()
2:00 PM Snowball Chamber: A Super-cooled Approach to Dark Matter Detection - Mr Corwin Knight (UAlbany)   ()
2:15 PM Calculating the rotation curve due to visible matter in the Milky Way Galaxy - Yufan Qie   ()
2:30 PM Developing a search for annual modulation of various elements in atmospheric aerosols - Cassandra Billings (Siena College)   ()
2:45 PM --- Lab Tours ---
12:45 PM Non-SUSY Dark Matter - Dr Joel Giedt (Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute)   ()
2:15 PM Roundtable Discussions - Dr Mike Zemcov (RIT) Dr Joel Giedt (Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute) Dr Lindley Winslow (MIT)   ()
2:45 PM --- Coffee Break ---
3:00 PM HAYSTAC Dark Matter Axion Experiment - Cady van Assendelft (Yale University)   ()
3:15 PM Extra Dimensions in High-Mass Diphoton Spectrum at 13 TeV - Cilicia Uzziel Perez (The University of Alabama)   ()
3:30 PM Search for Millicharged Particles using an Optical Trap - Sumita Ghosh (Yale University)   ()
3:45 PM Calibration of the XENON1T experiment at low energies using a Kr83m source - Ms Chloé Therreau (CNRS)   ()
4:00 PM Demonstrating Parts Per Quadrillion Sensitivity of Krypton in Xenon gas - John Silk   ()
4:15 PM Krypton Ingress Surveillance of LUX-ZEPLIN Prototype Cylinder - Mr Nat Swanson (University of Maryland)   ()
4:30 PM Performance and Results of the COSINE-100 Experiment - Estella Barbosa de Souza (Yale University)   ()
4:45 PM Studying the presence of krypton-85 in the DarkSide detector - Matthew Downing (University of Massachusetts Amherst)   ()
12:45 PM Roundtable Discussions - Dr Neelima Sehgal (Stonybrook University) Dr Gabriella Sciolla (Brandeis University)   ()
1:15 PM Detector design for the precise measurement of scintillation light in liquid xenon - Andrew Fucarino (Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute)   ()
1:30 PM 222Rn-related background in nEXO - Sara Feyzbakhsh (UMass Amherst)   ()
1:45 PM Angular Resolution of a Solid State 0vbb-Decay Detector - Mr Kelly Odgers (RPI)   ()
2:00 PM DAMIC - Dark Matter In CCD: Looking for Dark Matter with CCDs - Mr Joao Da Rocha (LPNHE)   ()
2:15 PM Closing Remarks: Susanna Fessler, Associate Dean of Arts and Science   ()