Theoretical Advanced Study Institute in Elementary Particle Physics (TASI)

University of Colorado, Boulder, Colorado

June 3 - 28, 2013

Particle Physics: The Higgs Boson and Beyond

Lecturers and Topics:

Heather Logan (Carleton) - Higgs Bosons Within and Beyond the Standard Model
Frank Petriello (Northwestern) – Quantum Chromodynamics 
Julia Thom (Cornell) -  Experimental Analysis
Ben Grinstein (UCSD) - Flavor Physics
Gavin Salam (CERN) - Jets and Jet Substructure
Roni Harnik (Fermilab) - Dark matter
Fabio Maltoni (CP3, Louvain ) - Tools for Collider Physics
Graham Kribs (Oregon) - Supersymmetry
Sekhar Chivukula (MSU) - Composite Higgs Boson and Methods in Nonperturbative Field Theory
Elizabeth Simmons (MSU) - Top Quark and Electroweak Phenomenology
Lance Dixon (SLAC) - Spinor Amplitude Techniques
Max Tegmark (MIT) - Cosmology
George Fleming (Yale) - Lattice Gauge Theory
Christian Bauer (LBNL) - Effective Field Theory and Soft Collinear Effective Theory
Pilar Hernandez (Valencia) -  Neutrinos
Ian Low (Northwestern) - Particles Beyond the Standard Model
Tim Tait (UCI) - Extra Dimensions


Program Co-directors

Bogdan Dobrescu (Fermilab)

Iain Stewart (MIT)


The program will consist of a pedagogical series of lectures and seminars. Lectures will be given over a four-week period, three or four lectures per day, Monday through Friday. The audience will be composed primarily of advanced theoretical graduate students. Experimentalists with a strong background in theory are also encouraged to apply. Some post-doctoral fellows will be admitted, but preference will be given to applicants who will not have received their Ph.D. before 2013. The minimum background needed to get full benefit of TASI is a knowledge of quantum field theory (including RGEs) and familiarity with the Standard Model. Some familiarity with SUSY and string theory would be helpful. We hope to provide some subsidy, but students will need partial support from other sources. Rooms, meals, and access to all facilities will be provided at reasonable rates in beautifully located dormitories at the University of Colorado.