Talks


UCLA 2016 Dark Matter Workshop

UCLA Dark Matter Workshop 2016. Image © 2016 Kevork Abazajian.

As an active researcher, I am continuously communicating my latest results at workshops and conferences. Here are links to some of my recent presentations.

Recorded Talks and Panel Discussions

“One Theorist’s Tool Wishlist for the Small Scale Structure of Particle Dark Matter: Semi-Analytical Frameworks”
Informal “Chalk Talk”
Kavli Institute for Theoretical Physics program, “The Small Scale Structure of Cold Dark Matter”, University of California, Santa Barbara
April 19, 2018

“Astroparticle Anomalies: Current Hints of Possible Dark Matter Signals”
Symposium Presentation
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“Expanding Dark Matter Searches Beyond the WIMP Paradigm”
Symposium Panel Discussion with fellow panelists Yanou Cui, Raphael Flauger, and Elena Pierpaoli.
4th Dark Matter in Southern California (DaMaSC), “Beyond WIMP Dark Matter”, Caltech
August 30, 2017

“Probing the Small Scale Structure of Dark Matter with Indirect Detection”
Seminar
Perimeter Institute for Theoretical Physics, Waterloo, Canada
February 25, 2014

“Gamma-Ray Probes of Dark Matter Substructure”
High Energy Phenomenology, Experiment, and Cosmology Seminar
Mitchell Institute for Fundamental Physics and Astronomy
Texas A&M University, College Station, Texas
November 21, 2013

Selection of Recent Talks

“Observing the Secret World of Dark Matter”
Physics Colloquium, Sam Houston State University
February 28, 2018

“Full Sky Indirect Detection: Challenges and Strategies”
Parallel session talk at the TeV Particle Astrophysics (TeVPA) Conference, Columbus, OH
August 7-11, 2017

“Full-Sky Strategies for Dark Matter Indirect Detection”
Parallel session talk at the XI International Conference on Interconnections between Particle Physics and Cosmology (PPC), Corpus Christi, TX
May 22-26, 2017

“Lessons Learned Taking Indirect Detection to the Full Sky”
Invited talk at the TAMU Collider and Dark Matter Physics Workshop, Texas A&M University
May 18-19, 2017

“Correlated Statistical Noise in Power Spectrum Measurements” 
Invited talk at the 2nd Anisotropic Universe Workshop, “Unveiling the Anisotropic Universe”
GRAPPA Institute, University of Amsterdam, Netherlands
April 11-13, 2016

“Determining Sensitivity of Astrophysics Anisotropy Signals to Dark Matter Annihilation”
UCLA Dark Matter Workshop
February 17-19, 2016

“Determining Power Spectra of High Energy Cosmics”
Parallel session talk at the Congress of the Canadian Association of Physicists, Edmonton, Canada
June 15, 2015

“Probing Particle Dark Matter with Cosmic Diffuse Gamma-ray Anisotropies”
Seminar, University of Alberta
June 10, 2015

“The Sensitivity of Astrophysical Anisotropy Signals to Dark Matter Annihilation”
Invited talk at the Arnowitt Memorial Symposium and Mitchell Workshop on Collider and Dark Matter Physics, Texas A&M University
May 21, 2015

“On Observing Anisotropy of Cosmic Neutrinos”
Parallel session talk presented at the IceCube Particle Astrophysics Symposium (IPA2015), Madison, Wisconsin
May 5, 2015

“The Role of Neutrinos in Dark Matter Indirect Detection”
Center for Neutrino Physics Seminar, Virginia Tech
September 24, 2014

“Decadal Reach of Indirect Detection”
Invited discussion co-convenor with Savvas Koushiappas at the CCAPP workshop, “Dark Ideas in the Midwest”
Center for Cosmology and AstroParticle Physics (CCAPP), The Ohio State University
August 14-15, 2014

“Model Independent Measurements of Angular Power Spectra”
Parallel session talk at Astroparticle Physics 2014: A Joint TeVPA/IDM Conference, Amsterdam, Netherlands
June 23-28, 2014

“Combined Energy Spectra of Flux and Anisotropy: Identifying Anisotropic Source Populations of Gamma-rays or Neutrinos”
Talk presented at the KICP Workshop, “High Energy Messengers: Connecting the Non-Thermal Extragalactic Backgrounds”
Kavli Institute for Cosmological Physics (KICP), Chicago, IL
June 9-11, 2014

“Turning Dark Matter Hints Into Dark Matter Discoveries”
Invited talk at the Mitchell Workshop on Collider and Dark Matter Physics, Texas A&M University
May 12-15, 2014

“Access to the particle nature of dark matter through gamma-ray anisotropies”
Talk presented at the workshop, “Anisotropic Universe: From Microwaves to Ultrahigh Energies”
GRAPPA Institute, University of Amsterdam
September 25-27, 2013

“Gamma-ray Probes of Dark Matter Halo Substructure”
Parallel session talk at the 2013 TeV Particle Astrophysics Conference, Irvine, California
August 26-29, 2013

“The Galactic Center and the Fornax Galaxy Cluster: An Indirect Detection Source Comparison Case Study”
Parallel session talk at the VII International Conference on Interconnections between Particle Physics and Cosmology (PPC2013)
Deadwood, South Dakota
July 12, 2013

“Gamma-ray Probes of Dark Matter Substructure”
Invited talk at the 2013 Center for Theoretical Underground Physics and Related Areas (CETUP), Dark Matter Session
Deadwood, South Dakota
July 1, 2013

“The Galactic Center and the Fornax Galaxy Cluster: An Indirect Detection Source Comparison Case Study”
Parallel session talk at the 2013 IceCube Particle Astrophysics Symposium (IPA2013), Madison, Wisconsin
May 13, 2013