Pre-SUSY Speakers & Program


The PRE-SUSY school invited speakers include:

  • John Terning, UC Davis, USA
  • Clifford Cheung, CalTech, USA
  • Gia Dvali, LMU Munich, Germany
  • Maurizio Pierini, CERN, Genève, Switzerland
  • Matthew Schwartz, Harvard University, USA
  • Toni Riotto, Université de Genève, Switzerland
  • Roberto Contino, Scuola Normale Superiore & INFN, Pisa, Italy


The PRE-SUSY summer school will cover the following topics:

  • Introduction to supersymmetry (4 hours): John Terning, UC Davis, USA
  • Collider physics & Jets (3 hours): Matthew Schwartz, Harvard University, USA
  • LHC physics (exp.) (3 hours): Maurizio Pierini, CERN, Genève, Switzerland
  • Amplitudes (3 hours): Clifford Cheung, CalTech, USA
  • Understanding Gravity (2 hours): Gia Dvali, LMU Munich, Germany
  • EFT for BSM (3 hours): Roberto Contino, Scuola Normale Superiore & INFN, Pisa, Italy
  • Hot topics in cosmology (3 hours): Toni Riotto, Université de Genève, Switzerland

The lectures will take place from Tuesday July 17th to Friday July 20th, 2018 at the Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona.

The classes will be organized according to the following schedule:

Time Tuesday 17th Wednesday 18th Thursday 19th Friday 20th
9 - 10 Introduction to supersymmetry Introduction to supersymmetry Collider physics & Jets Introduction to supersymmetry
10-11 EFT for BSM Amplitudes LHC physics (exp.) Amplitudes
11-11.30 Coffee Break
11.30-12.30 Introduction to supersymmetry EFT for BSM Collider physics & Jets LHC physics (exp.)
12.30-14 Lunch
14-15 Hot topics in cosmology Hot topics in cosmology Hot topics in cosmology LHC physics (exp.)
15-16 EFT for BSM Collider physics & Jets Understanding Gravity Understanding Gravity
16-16.30 Coffee Break
16.30-17.30 Discussion Amplitudes Discussion Discussion