Postdoc Symposiua
Postdoc SymposiuaThe Postdoc Symposium is a half-day series of informal talks, open to the larger KICP community, organized and given by the Fellows and Associate Fellows and used as a forum for them to present and discuss their current and future projects.

Fall 2017 Postdocs Symposium
October 20, 2017 | 9:30 AM | ERC 401
09:30 AM
Andrew Long, "WIMPzillas through the Higgs Portal"
10:00 AM
Kimmy Wu, "Constraining Inflation with BICEP/Keck Array and the South Pole Telescope"
10:30 AM
Macarena Lagos, "Landscape of cosmological models"
11:00 - 11:25 AM
Coffee
11:25 AM
Kirit Karkare, "Beam Systematics in Degree-Scale CMB Polarization Measurements"
11:55 AM
Reed Essick, "Challenges and opportunities from routine gravitational wave detections"
12:25 PM
Lunch

Spring 2017 Postdocs Symposium
May 25, 2017 | 10:30 AM | ERC 401
10:30 - 11:00
Coffee
11:00 - 11:25
Jonathan Richardson, "Performance of the 40m Bent-Arm Holometer Interferometers"
11:30 - 11:55
Nadia Marounina, "Role of the global water ocean on the evolution of Titan's primitive atmosphere"
12:00 - 12:25
Dan Scolnic, "The LSST SNIa Revolution?"
12:30 - 1:30
Lunch


Winter 2017 Postdocs Symposium
January 13, 2017 | 9:30 AM | ERC 401
09:30-10:00
Breakfast (continental breakfast)
10:00-10:25
Benjamin Montet - Characterizing Long-Term Stellar Variability with Kepler
10:25-10:50
Max Malacari - Using the atmosphere as a calorimeter: the atmospheric monitoring program at the Pierre Auger Observatory
10:50-11:10
break (coffee)
11:10-11:35
Ritoban Basu Thakur - Tales from the Pole: SPT3G update
11:35-12:00
Pete Barry - Instrumentation for next generation high z cosmology
12:30
Lunch

Fall 2016 Postdocs Symposium
December 2, 2016 | 9:30 AM | ERC 401
09:30 - 10:00
breakfast
10:00 - 10:25
Ian Wisher, "The HELIX Detector"
10:25 - 10:50
Sebastian Bocquet, "Galaxy Cluster Cosmology with the South Pole Telescope: On multi-wavelength mass calibration"
10:50 - 11:10
break
11:10 - 11:35
Marco Raveri, "The Effective Field Theory approach to gravitation on cosmological scales"
11:35 - 12:00
Yuanyuan Zhang, "From galaxy evolution to cosmology: a couple of topics on galaxy cluster science with the Dark Energy Survey"
12:00 - 1:30
lunch