Seminar Series

Winter Term 2023/2024 (under construction)


Date Speaker Title Abstract/pdf-file time and place
08.11.2023 Alfons Weber, Uni Mainz DUNE - Precision Neutrino Physics of the Future  ILIAS HS I, 16ct
22.11.2023 Sven Heinemeyer, KIT The future of Higgs physics  ILIAS HS I, 16ct
29.11.2023 Pedro Schwaller Search for new physics with gravitational waves  ILIAS HS I, 16ct

Student talks:

Baktash Amini


Ahmed Markhoos

Measurement of the Tau lepton identification efficiencies in the Run 3 data of the LHC with the ATLAS detector

Measurement of ggF and VBF Higgs-Boson Production Cross Sections in H→WW∗→lνlν decays at ATLAS

ILIAS HS I, 16ct
20.12.2023       HS I, 16ct



Nadia Pastrone, INFN Torino will be postponed to summer semester    
17.01.2024 Saverio Braccini, University of Bern Medical Physics/Therapy with particle Accelerators   HS I, 16 ct
24.01.2024 David Berge, DESY TeV gamma-ray astronomy   HS I, 16 ct
31.01.2024 Fabio Maltoni, University of Bologna Testing quantum entanglement and Bell inequalities at the LHC   HS I, 16ct
07.02.2024 Rikkert Frederix t.b.a   HS I, 16ct



Summer Term 2023


Date Speaker Title Abstract/pdf-file time and place
19.04.2023 Jörg Jäckel, Universität Heidelberg Dark Matter Axions and ALPs in the Lab, in Theory and in the Sky


Slides in ILIAS

HS I, 16ct
03.05.2023 Suchita Kulkarni, University of Graz Testing new physics in the neutrino sector Slides in ILIAS HS I, 16ct
24.05.2023 Magnus Mager, CERN The ALICE Vertex Detector (ITS3) for LS3


Slides in ILIAS

HS I, 16ct

Physicists in industry


Evelyn Moser, ENBW Energie

Philipp Jörg,

Einblicke in die Aufgaben eines Data Scientist in der Energiewirtschaft

Schlüsseltechnologie am Herzschlag der Digitalisierung

Slides Moser HS I, 16ct
14.06.2023 Giampiero Passarino, INFN LHC physics analysed and interpreted in the framework of Effective Field Theories Slides in ILIAS HS I, 16ct

Fällt aus:

Tomas Jezo, Universität Münster

Accurate and realistic predictions for top quarks with POWHEG BOX RES/bb4l   HS I, 16ct

Student talks:
Naman Kumar Bhalla


Ilia Kalaitzidou

Lepton-Flavour-Violating Decays of Higgs and Other Bosons Using Data-Driven Background Estimation


Search for A → ZH → vvbb with the ATLAS detector

Slides Bhalla


Slides Kalaitzidou

HS I, 16 ct


Ayres Freitas, University of Pittsburgh

 Electroweak Precision Physics, Teil I Slides in ILIAS HS I, 14 - 16


Ayres Freitas,University of Pittsburgh

 Electroweak Precision Physics, Teil II Slides in ILIAS HS I, 10 - 12

Fällt aus:

David Berge, DESY Zeuthen

Status and Prospects of CTA, also in view of dark matter   HS I, 16ct


Ayres Freitas, University of Pittsburgh

 Electroweak Precision Physics, Teil III Slides in ILIAS HS I, 16 - 18
19.07.2023 Rafaela Hillerbrand, KIT t.b.a.   HS I, 16ct



Winter Term 2022/2023


Date Speaker Title Abstract/pdf-file time and place
02.11.2022 Joachim Kopp, CERN / Mainz
Sterile neutrinos and their implications for new physics
slides in ILIAS HS I, 16ct
09.11.2022 Ulrich Uwer, Heidelberg University Searching for New Phenomena at 30 MHz: The Real-Time Analysis Project of LHCb slides in ILIAS HS I, 16ct
07.12.2022 Andre Hoang, University of Vienna
Renormalons in High-Precision Predictions
slides in ILIAS HS I, 16ct

Student talks



Oleksandr Burlayenko


Robin Glade-Beucke

Measurement of Top-Quark Pair Spin Correlation in the Lepton + Jets Channel Using the ATLAS Experiment​ 
XENONnT - Writing photons to disk
  HS I, 16ct
11.01.2023 Kilian Schwarz, DESY
PUNCH4NFDI: what can it do for you
slides in ILIAS HS I, 16ct
18.11.2023 Helmut Burkhardt
The High Luminosity LHC: Challenges and Status
  HS I, 16ct
25.01.2023 Noam Tal Hod, Weizmann Institute of Science
Bitte geänderte Anfangszeiten beachten:
The LUXE experiment and its NPOD extension (new physics searches at optical dump)
abstract HS I, 12 ct
08.02.2023  Stefan Gieseke, KIT
  HS I, 16ct



Summer Term 2022


Date Speaker Title Abstract/pdf-file time and place
04.05.2022 Malgorzata Worek, Aachen
Theoretical Aspects of Top-Quark Physics at the LHC
abstract, ILIAS HS I, 16ct
25.05.2022 Kathrin Valerius, KIT Results from the KATRIN Experiment abstract, slides 1, 2, 3, 4, 5 HS I, 16ct
01.06.2022 Maarten Boonekamp, Mainz Recent progress in electroweak physics at Hadron Colliders  ILIAS HS I, 16ct

Special seminar


Ulrich Haisch, München Seminar on LHC Dark Matter searches   HS II, 10 st
22.06.2022 Matthias Steinhauser, KIT Running couplings and masses  ILIAS HS I, 16ct
29.06.2022 Lasha Berezhiani, MPI München Dark matter superfluidity and galactic dynamics abstract

HS I, 16ct


Student talks

Julian Bollig:
The impact of bound states on non-thermal dark matter production

Dimbinaia Rafanoharana:
Measurement of the top-quark mass in the ttbar → lepton+jets channel using the template method with the ATLAS detector

  HS I, 16ct



Postponed to next semester

Alexander Karlberg, Oxford

Parton showers for the precision era of the LHC abstract SR GMH, 17ct

Physicists in Industry


Michael Köhler (Siemens Healthineers)


cancelled: Evelyn Moser (EnBW Energie) 

MRT-Development with Siemens (t.b.c.)



slides M. Köhler

password protected


HS I, 16ct

Special seminar:

Clare Burrage, Nottingham

Testing dark energy: from cosmology to the laboratory  slides HS I, 16ct






Past Seminar Series  (Summer 2015 - Winter 2021/2022)



Prof. Dr. Stefan Dittmaier

Prof. Dr. Stefan Dittmaier
Tel. 203-5837

Marc Schumann 

Prof. Dr. Marc Schumann
Tel. 203-96894


JProf. Dr. Stefan Vogl 

Prof. Dr. Stefan Vogl
Tel. 203-95194



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