Second MCTP Spring Symposium on Higgs Boson Physics

April 16-20, 2012

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Workshop Venue:
West Hall

Lecture Hall: 340 West Hall (3rd Floor)

University of Michigan
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Please Note: There will be a Welcoming Reception for all registered participants Monday evening (4/16) from 5:15-7:30 PM.

  Monday (16 April) Tuesday (17 April) Wednedsay (18 April) Thursday (19 April) Friday (20 April)
Chair: Haibo Yu Chair: Sean Tulin Chair:Tim Cohen Chair: Dan Amidei Chair:Aaron Pierce
9:00 - 9:30 Welcome (9:10-9:20) 
Higgs and Precision Electroweak Data Higgs Mass and other Generic predictions for realistic String/M Theory Vacua Higgs combination (CMS) Higgs Search Summary  (9-9:45)
A.Pierce (Michigan) Brian Batell Piyush Kumar (Columbia) Nhan Viet Tran (FNAL) Jianming Qian (Michigan) 
9:30 - 10:00 Recent issues in Standard Model Higgs predictions for the LHC (9:20-10:00) Searches for supersymmetry with ATLAS Search for non-SM Higgs boson with CMS Combination of Higgs boson searches at ATLAS
Frank Petriello (Argonne/Northwestern) Michele Bianco (Lecce) Roberta Volpe (Taiwan) Gemma Wooden (Michigan)
10:00 - 10:30 Implications of a Modified Diphoton width of the Higgs Boson Search for supersymmetry with CMS Search for Higgs Bosons Beyond the Standard Model with ATLAS LHC Searches from a Heavy Light Higgs Prospects for Higgs boson searches with ATLAS  (9:45--10:30)
Carlos Wagner (Chicago) Niklas Mohr (ETH Zurich, Switzerland) Christoph Anders (Heidelberg, Germany) Jesse Shelton (Yale) Stephen Sekula (SMU) 
10:30 - 11:00 Coffee  
Chair: Gordy Kane Chair: Ratin Akhoury Chair: Bing Zhou Chair:Dan Levin Chair: Aaron Pierce
11:00 - 11:30 Supersymmetry with a Sister Higgs PDFs, the LHC, and the Higgs U(1)' and Higgs in supersymmetry Higgs at 125 and Susy Higgs Physics as an Indirect BSM Probe
Neal Weiner (NYU) Joey Huston (MSU) Liantao Wang  (Chicago) Lawrence Hall (Berkeley) Marcela Carena (FNAL)
11:30 - 12:00 Search for SM Higgs boson in H→ZZ→4l with CMS Search for the SM Higgs boson in H→gg with ATLAS Search for the SM Higgs boson in  H→WW→lvlv with ATLAS Recent Hot results from the Tevatron
Matthew Snowball (Univ. of Florida)

Heberth Torres (LPNHE-Paris, France)

Evelyn Schmidt (Freiburg, Germany) Bo Jayatilaka (Duke)
12:00 - 12:30 Search for SM Higgs boson in H→gg with CMS Search for SM Higgs boson in H→ZZ→4l with ATLAS Search for SM Higgs boson in H→WW→lvlv with CMS Other searches (CMS)
Olivier Bondu (IN2P3-CNRS, France) Nicolas Morange (Saclay CEA, France) Jake Anderson (Fermilab, US) David Mason (FNAL)
12:30 - 14:00 Lunch  
Chair: Kathryn Zurek Chair: Dan Feldman Chair:Junjie Zhu Chair: Jianming Qian
14:00 - 14:30 Exotic scalars and the Higgs to γγ rate Status of Naturalness in SUSY theories A 125 GeV SM-like Higgs in the MSSM and the γγ rate. A minimally symmetric Higgs boson
Stefania Gori (Chicago) Michele Papucci (LBNL) Nausheen Shah (FNAL) Ian Low (Northwestern/Argonne)
14:30 - 15:00 Higgs and Dark Matter Hints of an Oasis in the Desert Electroweak Baryogenesis and Higgs Signatures. Search for SM Higgs boson at Tevatron The Top Pair Forward-Backward Asymmetry in the Full CDF Dataset
Cliff Cheung (Berkeley) Tim Cohen (SLAC) Aurelio Juste (ICREA/IFAE, Barcelona) Dave Mietlicki (Michigan) 
15:00 - 15:30 Search for SM Higgs in H→bb at LHC Search for SM Higgs boson in H→tt at LHC Higgs Properties at the LHC Other SM Higgs boson searches at LHC
Song-Ming Wang (Taipei AS, Taiwan) Michail Bachtis (Wisconsin) Nhan Tran (FNAL) Lianliang Ma (Wisconsin)
15:30 - 16:00 Coffee  
16:00 - 16:30 Michigan HEP/Astro Seminar: ATLAS beyond SM searches (16:00-17:00) Higgs @ 125 in the MSSM and GMSB Discussions Higgs-related SM measurements at ATLAS
Thomas Gadfort (BNL) David Shih (Rutgers) Junjie Zhu (Michigan)
16:30 - 17:00 Discussions Discussions
17:30 - 19:00 Welcome Reception


Workshop Organizers:
Aaron Pierce

Gordon Kane

Jianming Qian

Kathryn Zurek

Workshop Secretary:
Angela Milliken
University of Michigan
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