Colloquia, Seminars, Conference Talks and Public Lectures

for David Toback

 

All Physics Talks:
All Outreach and Public Talks:
All Teaching and Teaching Research Talks:


Physics Talks

  • The Mitchell Conference on Collider, Dark Matter, and Neutrino Physics 2022 "High-Precision Measurement of the W Boson Mass with the CDF II Detector(.pdf)," May 2022
  • Fermilab Joint Experimental - Theoretical Seminar: "Introductory Remarks: High precision measurement of the W-boson mass with the CDF II detector (GoogleDoc)," April 2022 (.pdf)
  • University of South Dakota Physics Seminar: "Simulation of Dark Matter and Standard Model Interactions in the SuperCDMS Soudan Experiment(GoogleDoc)," November 2019 (.pdf)
  • University of South Dakota Symposium on Data Harnessing: "Big Computing in High Energy Physics(.pptx)," November 2019 (.pdf)
  • Second Annual Texas A&M Research Computing Symposium: "Big Computing in High Energy Physics(.pptx)," June 2018 (.pdf)
  • Texas A&M, College of Science Big Data Workshop: "Big Computing in High Energy Physics(.pptx)," April 2018 (.pdf)
  • Invited Talk: Rencontres de Moriond (Moriond QCD 2016): "Top Production at the Fermilab Tevatron: Spin Correlations, Polarization and Forward-Backward Asymmetries(.pptx)," March 2016 (.pdf)
  • High Energy Seminar (INFN-Pisa): "Measurment of the Forward-Backward Asymmetry of ttbar at the Fermilab Tevatron(.pptx)," March 2016 (.pdf)
  • Texas A&M, College of Science Big Data Workshop: "Big Computing in High Energy Physics(.pptx)," January 2016 (.pdf)
  • High Energy Seminar (Univ. of Chicago): "Measurment of the Forward-Backward Asymmetry of ttbar at the Fermilab Tevatron (.pptx)," November 2015 (.pdf)
  • Department Colloquium (Texas Tech University): "Cosmology and Particle Physics (.pptx)," March 2015
  • Texas A&M Big Data Workshop: "Big Computing and the Mitchell Institute for Fundamental Physics and Astronomy (.pptx)," February 2015 and (.pdf)
  • Fermilab Joint Experimental-Theoretical Physics Seminar (Wine & Cheese): "CDF Legacy Results/2014 and Future (.pptx)," December 2014 and (.pdf)
  • Memorial Symposium in honor of Dr. Richard Arnowitt " Collider Physics: Supersymmetry at Fermilab Tevatron and the Large Hadron Collider(.pptx)," September 2014 and (.pdf)
  • Fermilab Users Meeting: "Tevatron Physics(.pptx)," June 2014 and (.pdf)
  • Graduate Student Research Topic Seminar: "Cosmology, Particle Physics and Dark Matter (.pptx)," September 2013
  • Invited Talk: Lake Louise Winter Institute (LLWI 2013): "New Particle and Interaction Searches at CDF: BSM Higgs, Top and SUSY (.pdf)," February 2013
  • Graduate Student Research Topic Seminar: "Cosmology and Particle Physics in Collider Experiments (.pptx)," September 2012 Updated Version for Undergrads
  • Invited Talk: Conference on the Interface of Particle And Nuclear Physics (CIPANP) "Measurements of the Top Quark Charge Asymmetry at CDF ," June 2012 (.pdf)
  • Invited Talk: Conference on the Interface of Particle And Nuclear Physics (CIPANP) "Top Quark Properties," June 2012 (.pdf)
  • Parallel Session Talk (Phenomenology): Conference on the Interface of Particle And Nuclear Physics (CIPANP) "Gauge Mediated SUSY and the Higgs at the Tevatron," June 2012 (.pdf)
  • Graduate Student Research Topic Seminar: "Cosmology and Particle Physics in Collider Experiments (.pptx), October 2011 "
  • Astronomy Symposium (TAMU) "Particle Physics and Cosmology," August 2010
  • High Energy Seminar (Harvard): "The Search for Supersymmetry at CDF in the LHC Era (.ppt)," April 2010
  • Department Colloquium: "Searching for the Particles of the Early Universe (.ppt)"  
  • Invited Lectures: 3rd International Summer School on Astroparticle Physics (Nijmegen `09) "Hadron Collider Results Impacting Particle Astrophysics Lecture I, Lecture II" Aug 2009
  • High Energy Seminar (TAMU): "Status of the Searches for GMSB SUSY in Photon Final States" July 2009
  • Invited Tevatron Conference talk (APS 2009) "Physics Beyond the Standard Model (.ppt)," May 2009 (.pdf)
  • High Energy Seminar: "Summary of CDF Searches for SUSY":
  • Tevatron Searches Conference Talk (PANIC 2008)   Nov 2008 .ppt
  • Invited Tevatron SUSY and BSM Summary Conference Talk (Physics at LHC 2008):  Sept 2008 .ppt
  • SUSY Phenomenology Conference Talk (ICHEP 2008):  July 2008 .ppt
  • SUSY Summary Talk at CDF Collaboration Meeting : March 2008 .ppt  (.pdf version)
  • SUSY Phenomenology Conference Talk (SUSY07): PowerPoint Version with Graphics and (.pdf without graphics)
  • Invited SUSY Phenomenology Conference Talk (Particle Physics and Cosmology 2007, PPC2007): PowerPoint Version with Graphics and (.pdf without graphics)
  • HEP Seminar (Texas Tech): August 05 Version, .pdf (.ppt)
  • HEP Seminar (Wisconsin, Florida): (May 05 Version, .pdf) In powerpoint (3/05) (3/05 .pdf)
  • Department Colloquium (TAMU, Buffalo): In powerpoint (10/04, has visuals,) (.pdf version without visuals,)
  • Invited Tevatron SUSY Summary Conference Talk (HCP `04): In powerpoint(6/04) In .pdf
  • Proceedings draft: in .pdf In .doc

  • HEP Seminar (UChicago) In powerpoint (5/04) In .pdf
  • Department Colloquium (TAMU): In powerpoint (9/02) In .pdf
  • Same thing but with no backup slides In powerpoint In .pdf

  • HEP Seminar (UT, TAMU, Maryland) In powerpoint (4/02) In .pdf
  • Department Colloquium (TAMU): In powerpoint (5/00) In .pdf
  • Invited Tevatron New Phenomena Summary Conference Talk (Moriond `00): Postscript (3/00) + Proceedings Draft
  • Invited Tevatron New Phenomena Summary Conference Talk (Ringberg `99): Ringberg Talk (6/99) + Backup Plots + Proceedings Draft
  • Invited Tevatron Exotics Summary Conference Talk (LaThuile `98): Postscript(3/98)
  • HEP Seminar (UChicago, Argonne, Duke, Hopkins, Penn, Maryland, FNAL): The gammagamma + X Analysis (3/98)
  • Enrico Fermi Institute Seminar/Nathan Sugerman Award Talk (UChicago): The gammagamma + X Analysis (12/97)
  • Conference Talk on gammagamma+Met (DPF 96): .pdf (7/96)
  • Conference talk on W'->WZ->enujj (New Perspectives): .pdf (6/96)
  • Conference talk on Technicolor ->W+jetjet (TeV33): .pdf  (5/96)
  • HEP Seminar (UChicago): Search for W' in the W+jet-jet Decay Channel: W'->WZ->enujj (2/96)

    Also EMTiming talks can be found here
    Some of my students/post-doc talks can be found here


  • Outreach and Public Talks

  • North Alabama Mensa: "Big Bang and Dark Matter on a Sunday Afternoon (.pptx)," April 2021 and (.pdf)
  • Department of Physics and Astronomy Prospective Graduate Student Open House"High energy physics: The most fundamental questions, the biggest and coolest toys (.pptx)," March 2021 and (.pdf)
  • Texas A&M Aggie Recruitment Committee: Whoopin' Weekend"What does Dark Matter have to do with the Big Bang Theory? (.pptx)," March 2019 and (.pdf)
  • Texas A&M Honors/Pasta and Prof Session"What does Dark Matter have to do with the Big Bang Theory? (.pptx)," April 2018 and (.pdf)
  • Department of Physics and Astronomy Prospective Graduate Student Open House"High energy physics: The most fundamental questions, the biggest and coolest toys (.pptx)," March 2018 and (.pdf)
  • Gents of Texas A&M "What does Dark Matter have to do with the Big Bang Theory? (.pptx)," March 2018 and (.pdf)
  • Saturday Morning Physics Physics Lecture "What does Dark Matter have to do with the Big Bang Theory? (.pptx)," January 2018 and (.pdf)
  • Lunar Society of Waco"What does Dark Matter have to do with the Big Bang Theory? (.pptx)," March 2016 and (.pdf)
  • Aggie Gentlemen of Integrity-TAMU Talk: " Celebrity, Wealth and Privilege are the Wrong Goals! (.pptx)," April 2016 and (.pdf)
  • Davidson Scholars: " Einstein, Black Holes and Gravity Waves, oh my! (.pptx)," April 2016 and (.pdf)
  • MSC Bethancourt Scholar Lecture Series"What does Dark Matter have to do with the Big Bang Theory? (.pptx)," March 2016 and (.pdf)
  • Society of Physics Student-TAMU Talk: " Einstein, Black Holes and Gravity Waves, oh my! (.pptx)," February 2016 and (.pdf)
  • TedX TAMU Talk: "Dark Matter and the Big Bang (.pptx)," April 2015 Also, a video link I don't know how to link
  • MSC Bethancourt Scholar Lecture Series (Inagural Lecture): "What does Dark Matter have to do with the Big Bang Theory? (.pptx)," October 2014 and (.pdf)
  • Aerospace Engineering Seminar Series: "Astronomy, Cosmology, Particle Physics and the Universe (.pptx)," September 2014 and (.pdf)
  • Bryan Collegiate High School: "College and Career Day(.pptx)," May 2014 (.pdf)
  • Saturday Morning Physics Public Lecture: Dark Matter and the Big Bang Theory, Jan 2014
  • Norton Elementary's Meet a Scientist: "Who wants to know a little about fun science stuff?(.pptx)," April 2013
  • Honor's Undergrad Research Program Seminar (Pizza and Prof): "Scientists, The Big Bang and the Big Bang Theory(.pptx)," February 2013
  • Invited Lecture: 7th Annual International Aggie Football Symposium "Fun Things to Watch for During a Football Game... Physics in Motion," Oct 2011
  • Public Lecture: "The Big Bang, Dark Matter and Searching for New Particles at the Large Hadron Collider (LHC) (.ppt)"
  • Public Lecture (The Teaching Company) "Dark Matter: Inquiring Minds Want to Know (.ppt)", February 2011
  • Invited Lecture: 5th Annual International Aggie Football Symposium "Fun Things to Watch for During a Football Game... Physics in Motion," Oct 2009
  • Science Cafe: "A Big Bang Occurred... Then what?" June 2009
  • Invited Adult Education Public Lecture: "A Big Bang Occurred... Then what?: The Story of the Universe since the Beginning," May 2009 (.pdf)
  • Saturday Morning Physics Public Lecture: LHC The $9 Billion Dollar Window to the Universe", Jan 2009

  • Teaching and Teaching Research Talks

  • Astronomy Seminar (TAMU): "ASTR/PHYS 119 A Companion Course to ASTR/PHYS 109, "Big Bang and Black Holes" (.ppt)," Nov 2010(.pdf)
  • Particle-Astronomy-Cosmology (PAC) Seminar (TAMU) "Big Bang, Black Holes, No Math: ASTR/PHYS 109 at Texas A&M",  Nov 2009 (.pdf)
  • Invited Physics & WebCT Conference Talk (Teaching with Technology `06): PDF Version , Powerpoint Version

  • (Last updated by Dave Toback on 05/24/22)