KITP Workshop for Theorists at Undergraduate Institutions
(Jun 22 - Jul 3, 2015)
Coordinators: Mary Alberg, Herbert Bernstein, Alexander Small, Donald Spector

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Time Speaker Title
6/22, 10:00p am All Participants Welcome -- Conference goals, Anacapa history, and introductions[Protected]
6/22, 11:00am William Wootters
Williams College
Why does nature like complex probability amplitudes?[Slides][Podcast][Aud][Cam]
6/22, 1:30pm Erin De Pree
St. Mary's College & KITP
Multiple Extra Dimensions and Cosmic Sources of KK Particles[Slides][Podcast][Aud][Cam]
6/22, 2:30pm All Participants Theoretical Physics @ PUI --- The issues and the context
6/22, 4:00pm Jonas Mureika
Loyola Marymount Univ.
Black Holes and the Generalized Uncertainty Principle[Slides][Podcast][Aud][Cam]
6/23, 10:00am Michael Pfenning
US Military Academy & KITP
Quantum Inequalities and Particle Creation[Slides][Podcast][Aud][Cam]
6/23, 11:00am Alexander Umantsev
Fayetteville State Univ.
Field Theory of Nucleation at Large Driving Forces[Slides][Podcast][Aud][Cam]
6/23, 1:30pm Herbert Bernstein
Hampshire College & KITP
Quantum communication from space to Earth via superdense teleporation[Podcast][Aud][Cam]
6/23, 2:30pm All Participants Creating PUI topical/subfield networks
6/23, 4:00pm Michael Kavic
Long Island Univ.
Fast Radio Busts as a Signature of New Physics[Podcast][Aud][Cam]
6/24, 10:00am Frederick Strauch
Williams College & KITP
Finding Faster Quantum Fourier Transforms[Podcast][Aud][Cam]
6/24, 11:00am Donald Spector
Hobart and William Smith & KITP
MaxEnt, Real Numbers, and Fundamental Physics[Podcast][Aud][Cam]
6/24, 1:30pm All Participants Locus dependence
6/24, 3:30pm Trinanjan Datta
My two cents on nurturing budding (condensed matter) theorists[Podcast][Aud][Cam]
6/25, 10:00am John Mason
Western State Colorado University & KITP
Antideuterons and Dark Matter[Slides][Podcast][Aud][Cam]
6/25, 11:00am Sean Echols
Calpoly & KITP
Shape Space and the Arrow of Time[Podcast][Aud][Cam]
6/25, 1:30pm Pedro Marronetti
National Science Foundation
NSF: Programs and Funding Opportunities
6/25, 3:25pm Moira Gresham
Whitman College
Identifying the Structure of Dark Matter-Nucleon Interactions with Direct Detection[Slides][Podcast][Aud][Cam]
6/26, 10:00am Scott Fraser
Calpoly & KITP
The Energy Interpretation of Interacting Static Black Holes[Slides][Podcast][Aud][Cam]
6/26, 11:00am Nathan Harshman
American Univ. & KITP
Five is Different: Symmetry, Solvability, and Entanglement in Quantum Few-Body Systems[Slides][Podcast][Aud][Cam]
6/26, 1:30pm All Participants Future, short term and long term
6/26, 3:00pm Artur Tsobanjan
King's College & KITP
Quantum Mechanics without Hilbert Space[Slides][Podcast][Aud][Cam]
6/29, 10:00am All Participants Entr'acte: Orienting ourselves for week 2
6/29, 10:30am JiaJia Dong
Bucknell University & KITP
Spatial patterning in a model of population dynamics: Escaping an infestation of parasites by "outrunning" them[Slides][Podcast][Aud][Cam]
6/29, 11:30am Ryan Wilson
US Naval Academy
Synthetic quantum matter with atoms and photons[Slides][Podcast][Aud][Cam]
6/29, 2:00pm Richard Wiener
Research Corp.
The revised Cottrell Scholar program: It's not just for Research Universities any more[Slides][Podcast][Aud][Cam]
6/29, 3:30pm Allison Harris
Illinois State University & KITP
3-Body and 4-Body Atomic Collisions theory[Slides][Podcast][Aud][Cam]
6/30, 10:00am Alex Small
Calpoly & KITP
Some styles of theory in biophysics[Slides][Podcast][Aud][Cam]
6/30, 11:00am Courtney Lannert
Smith College & KITP
Quench numerics on Bose-Einstein Condensates[Podcast][Aud][Cam]
6/30, 1:30pm Joseph Martin
Michigan State University
The Diversification of Physics in Postwar America: Topical and Professional Factors[Slides][Podcast][Aud][Cam]
6/30, 3:30pm Sasha Dukan
Goucher College
Thermal Properties of Extreme Type-II Superconductors in the Mixed State[Slides][Podcast][Aud][Cam]
6/30, 4:30pm Matthew Enjalran
Effects of Geometric Frustration in Itinerant Electron Systems[Slides][Podcast][Aud][Cam]
7/01, 10:00am Mary Alberg
Seattle University & KITP
Shining Light on the Proton[Slides][Podcast][Aud][Cam]
7/01, 11:00am Tianran Chen
West Chester University & KITP
Hopping conduction in arrays of doped semiconductor nanocrystals[Podcast][Aud][Cam]
7/01, 1:30pm Sharon Traweek & Vivian Wong (UCLA) Discussion: Looking at theoretical physics @ PUI[Protected]
7/01, 3:30pm Dan Mazilu
(Washington & Lee Univ. & KITP)
Irina Mazilu
(Washington & Lee Univ. & KITP)
Ionic self-assembly of nanoparticles: theory, simulations, and experiments[Podcast][Aud][Cam]
7/02, 10:00am Steve Liebling
Long Island University
Collapsing and Colliding Black Holes and Neutron Stars[Podcast][Aud][Cam]
7/02, 11:00am Richard Lombardini
St. Mary's University & KITP
Solving Electromagnetic and Quantum Problems Using a Wavelet Basis Set Method[Podcast][Aud][Cam]
7/02, 12:15pm All Participants Working lunch: Forging subfield clusters
7/02, 2:00pm Ehsan Khatami
Numerical approaches for strongly-correlated electronic systems[Podcast][Aud][Cam]
7/02, 3:30pm Savan Kharel
Hendrix College & KITP
Amplitudes in AdS/CFT[Podcast][Aud][Cam]
7/03, 10:00am All Participants Anacapa Society: the future of the organization
7/03, 11:00am All Participan Research agendas for PUI theorists
7/03, 12:15pm All Partipants Working lunch: Retrospective workshop reflections
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