December 17, 2020 to December 16, 2021
Asia/Seoul timezone

IBS-CTPU, PTC regular seminars will be on every Wednesday 3PM in our seminar room.
(Special dates are announced as RED text)

Previous seminar 

seminar organizers 

  • Seung-Joo Lee
  • Chang Sub Shin
  • Pablo Soler
  • Jiajun Zhang   

 (*:To be confirmed) 

Date Speaker   Contact person Title
Jan. 13  Hyung Do Kim (SNU)     The weak scale as a trigger
Jan. 20 Yuting Wang (NAOC)     Latest results from the completed eBOSS galaxy survey 
Jan. 27 Kang-Sin Choi (EwhaWomans U.)    
Exploring String Vacua with Small-Instanton Transitions
Feb. 4 (Thur.) Miok Park (KIAS)     Thermodynamics of black hole
Feb. 9 (Tues.) David Wen (NTU)   String Seminar Birational Models of Elliptic Fibrations
Feb. 10 Kohei Kamada (RESCEU)     Baryon isocurvature perturbation constrains primordial hypermagnetic fields
Feb. 17
Yifan Wang (AEI)     Gravitational-Wave Implications for the Parity Symmetry of Gravity
Feb. 18
Fabian Ruehle (CERN)     Moduli-dependent Calabi-Yau and SU(3)-structure metrics from Machine Learning
Feb. 19
Xuelei Chen (CAS)   Colloquium A lunar orbit array for ultralong wavelength observation
Feb. 24 Junggi Yoon (KIAS)     Unitarity of entanglement and Island in two-sided Janus black holes
Feb. 25
Craig Lawrie (UPenn)     The Unreasonable Effectiveness of Geometry in Superconformal Field Theory
Mar. 3 Lei Feng (PMO)     Interpretations of the DAMPE electron data
Mar. 10 (10am) Keisuke Harigaya (IAS)     Axion Kinetic Misalignment and Baryogenesis
Mar. 16 (Tues) Craig Lawrie (UPenn)   String Seminar 6d Superconformal Field Theories with Eight Supercharges and Compactifications
Mar. 17 (10am) Andrew Long (Rice U.)     Searching for new physics with X-rays from compact stars
Mar. 19 (Fri.3pm) Joon-Hwi Kim (SNU)   General Physics Seminar Re-presentation: Graphical Notations in Physics
Mar. 24 (4pm) Ling Lin (CERN)     Arithmetics and anomalies of higher-form symmetries
Mar. 31 (10am) Doojin Kim (Texas A&M U.)     Searching for Low-Mass Dark Matter at Neutrino Experiments
April 7 (10am) Yue Zhang (Carleton U.)     New Avenue to Sterile Neutrino Dark Matter
April 14 (4pm) Andre Lukas (Oxford)     Reinforcement Learning and Model Building
April 15 (Thur.9am) Yanou Cui (U.C.Riverside)     The Impact of a Midband Gravitational Wave Experiment On Detectability of Cosmological Stochastic Gravitational Wave Backgrounds
April 21   Jianhua He (Nanjing University)     Testing gravity with Chinese Space Station Telescope project (CSST)
April 28
Kai Schmitz (CERN)     NANOGrav and Cosmic Strings from Cosmological B-L Breaking
May 11 (10am) Hee-Cheol Kim (Postech)   String Seminar Bootstrapping BPS spectra of 5d/6d field theories
May 12 (10am) John Stout (Harvard)     Reining in Rampant Instanton Expansions​
May 18 (Tue.4pm) Prateek Agrawal (Oxford U.)     Axion Strings in the Sky
May 26 Jeong Han Kim (CBNU.)     Cosmological Particle Productions and Pairwise Hotspots on the CMB
June 2 Toshifumi Noumi (Kobe U.)     Gravitational Positivity Bounds and their Implications
June 9 Di Li (NAOC)   Special Seminar with KASI and KIAS From Arecibo to FAST
June 14-18       PASCOS 2021 (
June 23 (4pm) Viraf Mehta (Goettingen)     Exploring the String Axiverse with Black Holes
July 14 Yifu Cai (USTC)     Ultrahigh-Energy Gamma Rays and Gravitational Waves from Primordial Exotic Stellar Bubbles

July 15 (Thurs.)

Ernst Rasel (Leibniz Universität Hannover)   Colloquium Interferometry with Bose-Einstein condensates
July 21 Elisa Ferreira (USP)     Narrowing the mass range of Ultra-light Dark Matter
Aug. 25 Meshkat Rajaee (JBNU)     Millicharged Particles and Dark Matter indirect detection.
Sep. 1 Ki-Young Choi (SKKU)     Sterile neutrino dark matter with dipole interaction
Sep. 15 Sunghoon Jung (SNU)     Hubble selection of the weak scale from QCD quantum phase transition
Sep. 29 Liliana Velasco-Sevilla (Univ. of Bergen)     Swampland de Sitter conjectures in no-scale sugravity models
Oct. 6 Seokhoon Yun (Univ. of Padova)     Thermal QCD axions across thresholds
Oct. 13 (11am) Gregory Loges (UW Madison)     Weak Gravity & Thermodynamics
Oct. 20 (4pm) Gerben Venken (Heidelberg)     The FL bound and its implications
Oct. 27-29       IBS-ICTP Workshop on Axion-Like Particles
Nov. 11 (Thurs, 11am) Robert Mann (U of Waterloo)     IBS Physics colloquium : Holography complexity and Thermodynamic volume
Nov. 15-19       IBS-IFT-MultiDark Workshop
Nov. 24 Xi Tong (HKUST)    

Chemical-Potential-Assisted Particle Production in FRW Spacetimes

Dec. 1 (4pm)

Gongjun Choi (CERN)    

Cosmic Birefringence and Electroweak Axion Dark Energy

Dec. 9 (Thur, 11am) Laura Henderson (U of Waterloo)     Entanglement harvesting with three Unruh-DeWitt detectors
Dec. 15 (11am) Yuta Hamada (Harvard)     Finiteness and the Swampland