Talks

Last updated: July 12, 2014

Invited conference talks, seminars, colloquia
Contributed conference talks
Presentations to the LIGO-Virgo Collaborations

Invited/solicited conference talks, seminars, colloquia

Date Venue and Title
2014-07-14
G1400753
Seminar, U. of Rome La Sapienza
Astrophysics with Gravitational Wave Transients
2014-06-17 GW-GRB worskshop, Chicheley Hall, Milton Keys UK
Preparing for first joint observations
2014-05-21 Seminar, University of Birmingham
Solar Neutrino Detection with Borexino
2014-05-14
G1400527
Seminar, Glasgow University
Astrophysics with Gravitational Wave Bursts
2014-04-22
G1400168
Sant Cugat Forum on Gravitational Wave Astrophysics Barcelona, Spain
Astrophysics with 2nd Generation Gravitational Wave Detectors
2014-04-07
G1400003
APS April Meeting Savannah, Georgia
Gravitational Wave Observations Expected from the Transient Gravitational Wave Sky
2014-01-23
Colloquium, School of Physics and Astronomy, Georgia Institute of Technology
Opening a Window on the Gravitational Wave Transient Sky
2013-12-19
G1301223
GWPAW 2013 Pune, India
Probing the Gravitational Wave Transient Sky in the Advanced Detector Era
2013-10-03
G1301119
Colloquium, UMass Astronomy Department
Progress towards gravitational wave astronomy
2013-05-22
G1300628
GW Science Workshop, South Padre, TX
Searching for GW Transients without (Accurate) Templates
2012-07-30
G1200747
Rattle and Shine, KITP, Santa Barbara CA
Gravitational-wave Triggers and Electromagnetic Follow-up in the Advanced Detector Era
2012-06-01
G1200594
CIPANP 2012, St. Petesburg FL
Status and Future of the Quest for Gravitational Waves
2012-05-29 Gravitational Wave Bursts Workshop 2012, Tobermory Scotland
Data Analysis and Instrumentation: Mano a Mano
2012/05/15
G1200557
7th Sackler Conference in Theoretical Astrophysics, Harvard University
Testing GR with Gravitational Waves from Ground-Based Interferometers and EM Signatures
2012/04/11
G1200402
Colloquium, KICP/U. of Chicago
Probing the Transient Universe with Gravitational Waves
2011/11/10 Colloquium, Clemson University
Neutrino Probes and New Results  from the Borexino Solar Neutrino Experiment
2011/10/14 Seminar, UMass Physics Department
New Results from the Borexino Solar Neutrino Experiment
2011/10/05 Colloquium, UMass Physics Department
Listening to the Transient Universe with Gravitational Waves
2011/09/05
G1100602
TAUP 2011, Munich, Germany
Past and Future in the Quest for Gravitational Wave Transients
2011/07/25 PANIC 2011, Cambridge MA
New Solar Neutrino Measurements in Borexino
2011/07/21 Colloquium, Maria Mitchell Observatory, Nantucket MA
Probing the Transient Universe with Gravitational Waves
2011/07/20 Public Lecture, Maria Mitchell Observatory, Nantucket MA
Gravitational Waves: Einstein’s Messengers from Warping Spacetime
2011/05/16
G1100423
GRBs as Probes 2011, Como, Italy
Searches for Gravitational Waves associated with Gamma Ray Bursts using ground-based laser interferometer detectors
2011/04/14
G1100433
Colloquium, Harvard CfA
Probing the Transient Universe with Gravitational Waves: Status and Prospects
2010/10/08
G1000966
Gravitational Physics PI Mini-Symposium at NSF
News on the Hunt for Gravitational Waves
2010/07/09
G1000672
GR19, Mexico City, MX
Numerical Relativity Waveforms and Searches for Gravitational Wave Signatures
2010/02/24 G1000090 Colloquium, Duke University
Gravitational wave bursts and multimessenger astrophysics
2010/01/19 G1000027 Seminar, RIT Center for Computational Relativity and Gravitation, Rochester NY
Template-less Searches for Gravitational Wave Bursts and Astrophysical Signatures
2009/11/10 G0900989 Seminar, Case Western Reserve U.
Gravitational Waves, Laser Interferometers and Multimessenger Astrophysics
2009/10/29 G0900926 Colloquium, UMass Astronomy Dept.
Listening to Gravitational Wave Echos from the Universe
2009/10/08 NNN09 Estes Park, Colorado
Solar Neutrino Measurements with Borexino
2009/09/14 G0900464 First MCCQG
Kolymbari, Crete, Greece
Laser Interferometers, Gravitational Waves and Echos from the Universe
2009/06/18 G0900546 Probing Neutron Stars with Gravitational Waves, Penn State U.
Searching for Binary Neutron Star Coalescences in LIGO
2009/05/20 G0900443 Multi Messenger Relativistic Astrophysics 2009 Atlanta, GA
All sky searches for Gravitational Wave transients
2009/05/04 G0900379 APS April meeting Denver, CO
Gamma Ray Burst Observations with LIGO
2009/04/17 G0900352 Seminar: joint LIGO/TAPIR, Caltech, Pasadena CA
Gravitational wave un-modeled searches and astrophysical signatures
2009/04/04 G0900284 Neutron Stars and Gamma Ray Bursts Alexandria, Egypt
Gamma Ray Burst Observations with LIGO
2009/02/27 G0900088 Colloquium, Williams College
LIGO and its progress towards gravitational wave astronomy
2008/08/13 G080564 NRDA 2008 Aug 11-14 Syracuse NY
The NINJA project
2008/07/21 Lecture, Princeton-LNGS summer school for high school students
What are Gravitational Waves and how can we detect them
2008/05/07 G080286 Colloquium, UMass Amherst
Gravitational Waves and LIGO: a new Probe into the Universe
2008/04/23 G080252 Colloquium, Princeton Plasma Physics Lab
LIGO: a journey towards gravitational wave astronomy
2008/01/31 G080026 Colloquium, Amherst College
Gravitational Waves and LIGO: a new Probe into the Universe
2007/07/04 G070458 Colloquium, INFN Legnaro Laboratory (Italy)
Status of the search for gravitational waves with LIGO
2007/04/27 G070251 Seminar, Bloomington IN
Exploring the GW sky with LIGO
2007/04/04 G070213 Seminar, Columbia U.
Panning for gravitational gold: status and prospects for the search of gravitational wave events in the LIGO data stream
2007/03/01
G070046,
47, 48, 49,
50, 51
Graduate lecture series, Trento U.
Data Analysis Techniques for LIGO
2007/02/21 G070030 Colloquium, Trento U. (Italy)
LIGO e la sfida delle inafferrabili onde gravitazionali
2006/11/09 G060582 SESAPS 06 Williamsburg VA
Astrophysical sources, analysis methods and current results in LIGO’s quest for gravitational waves
2006/09/25 G060501 COSMO 2006 Lake Tahoe CA
Exploring the gravitational wave sky with LIGO
2006/03/23 G060174 Seminar – Caltech CA
LIGO’s Eyes Wide Open Search for Gravitational Wave Bursts.
2006/03/08 Seminar – U. Maryland
LIGO’s Eyes Wide Open Search for Gravitational Waves.
2006/02/24 Seminar – UMass Amherst
LIGO’s Eyes Wide Open Search for Gravitational Waves.
2006/02/03 Seminar – Syracuse NY
Gravitational Wave Burst Search in LIGO: Methods and Results.
2006/02/02 Colloquium – Syracuse NY
LIGO and its Quest for Gravitational Waves.
2005/05/25 G050670 FCP05 – Nashville TN
Observational results from the LIGO second science run.
2005/02/01 Seminar – LSU Baton Rouge LA
Gravitational wave burst search in LIGO: methods and results.
2004/12/13 Seminar – U. of Trento (Italy)
CorrPower: a cross-correlation-based algorithm for triggered and untriggered gravitational-wave bursts.
2004/11/12 Colloquium – VirginiaTech
Gravitational waves and LIGO: a new set of eyes on the universe.
2004/08/09 Lecture, GranSasso/Princeton summer school
Gravitational waves and LIGO.
2004/02/20 Seminar – Princeton Astrophysics/Cosmology
Hunting for gravitational waves with LIGO: first results and future prospects.
2004/01/15 Seminar INFN Legnaro (Italy)
Coherent coincident analysis of LIGO burst candidates.
2003/09/23 G030699 Conference: gwm2003 Miramare (Trieste, Italy)
The LIGO Project: status report.
2003/05/27 Seminar LIGO, Caltech (CA)
Searching for gravitational wave bursts in S1 and beyond.

Contributed conference talks

Date Venue and Title
2010/02/14
G0900971
APS April Meeting 2010, Washington DC
Probing the Association of Gravitational-Wave and Gamma-Ray Bursts with LIGO and Virgo.
2010/02/14
G1000965
APS April Meeting 2010, Washington DC
Detectability of Numerical Relativity Waveforms for Black Hole Binaries with Rotating Spins and Templateless Analyses
2010/01/24
G1000783
GWDAW-14, Rome, IT
Detection of GW bursts with chirplet-like template families
2010/01/24
G0901156
GWDAW-14, Rome, IT
Complete hybrid Spin-Taylor waveforms for generic spins
2009/07/09
G0900668
NRDA 2009 Potsdam, DE
Exploring the Use of Numerical Relativity Waveforms in Burst Analyses of Binary Black Hole Mergers.
2009/07/02
G0900661
TAUP 2009 Rome, IT
Multi-Messenger Observations in LIGO.
2009/06/25
G0900565
Amaldi 8 New York, NY
Performance study of Boosted Decision Trees in a Gravitational Wave Burst Search.
2009/06/25
G0900572
Amaldi 8 New York, NY
Exploring the Use of Numerical Relativity Waveforms in Burst Analyses of Binary Black Hole Mergers.
2009/05/05
G0900430
APS APR09 Denver, CO
Exploring Use of NR Waveforms in Burst Analyses of BBH Mergers.
2009/01/21
G0900019
GWDAW-13 San Juan, Puerto Rico
Unmodeled search for black hole binary systems in NINJA.
2009/01/20
G0900029
GWDAW-13 San Juan, Puerto Rico
Systematics of NR waveform accuracy and burst searches for binary black hole.
2007/12/16
G070801
GWDAW-12 Cambridge, MA
All-Sky Burst Search in the First Year of the LSC S5 Run.
2007/04/16
G070209
APS APR07 Jacksonville, FL
Gravitational Wave Burst Search in LIGO’s Fifth Science Run
2006/12/18
G060628
GWDAW-11 Postdam, DE
Data Quality Vetos in LIGO S5 Searches for Gravitational Wave Transients.
2005/04/16
G050235
APS APR05 Tampa (FL)
New LIGO Results in the Search for Gravitational Wave Bursts.
2004/12/16
G040552
GWDAW-9 Annecy (France)
The AURIGA-LIGO Joint Burst Search.
2004/12/16
G040568
GWDAW-9 Annecy (France)
CorrPower: a cross-correlation-based algorithm for triggered and untriggered gravitational-wave bursts.
2003/12/17
G030691
GWDAW-8 Milwaukee (WI)
Coherent Coincident Analysis of LIGO Burst Candidates.
2003/07/06
G030335
AMALDI-5 Tirrenia (Pisa, Italy)
Confidence Test for Waveform Consistency of LIGO Burst Candidate Events
2002/12/17
G020554
GWDAW-7 Kyoto (Japan)
LIGO Burst Search Analysis.

 

 

Presentations to the LIGO-Virgo Collaborations

Date Venue DCC Title
2011/03 LVC, Arcadia CA G1100341 Burst Group Planning for the Advanced Detector Era
2010/09 LVC, Krakow G1000878 Burst group update
2010/09 LVC, Krakow G1000809 Update from the LIGO Academic Advisory Council
2009/12 LVC, Cambridge G0901143 NINJA-2 Proposal
2009/09 LVC, Budapest G0900866 Glitch investigations in LIGO S6A
2009/09 LVC, Budapest G0900863 Strategies for reduction of instrumental artifacts in LIGO
2009/09 LVC, Budapest G0900797 The IMR group (C. Pankow et al)
2009/03 LVC, Arcadia CA G0900123 Exploring the Use of Numerical Relativity Waveforms in Burst Analyses of Binary Black Hole Mergers (S. Fischetti et al)
2009/03 LVC, Arcadia CA G0900113 Inspiral-Merger-Ringdown (IMR group)
2008/09 LVC, Amsterdam G080470 Inspiral-Merger-Ringdown (LC for IMR working group)
2008/09 LVC, Amsterdam G080479 Review of S5 LIGO Data Quality (LC for Glitch Group)
2008/03 LVC, Caltech G080126 Inspiral-Merger-Ringdown waveforms in Compact Binary Coalescence and Burst searches: current efforts and prospects (LC for CBC and Burst groups)
2008/03 LVC, Caltech G080137 S5 Glitch Studies Update (LC for Glitch Group)
2007/03 LVC BatonRouge G070077 A Joint Search for Gravitational Wave Bursts with AURIGA and LIGO (LC for Auriga-LIGO team)
2006/11 LSC MIT G060563 S5A LIGO all-sky WaveBurst+CorrPower search (LC for Burst Group)
2006/08 LSC LSU G060406 Update on the Low Threshold S5 All-Sky Burst Search (Nov-April) (LC for Burst Group)
2006/08 LSC LSU G060407 Glitch Group S5 Activities (LC for Glitch Group)
2006/03 LSC Hanford G060071 Glitch Group S5 Activities (LC for Glitch Group)
2005/11 LSC MIT G050626 Status of the AURIGA-LIGO Joint Burst Analysis (LC et al)
2005/11 LSC at MIT G050627 LIGO-GEO S4 Analysis Update (I.S. Heng et al)
2005/08 LSC Hanford G050407 Comparison of h(t) and AS_Q on WaveBurst and CorrPower triggers (I. Yakushin, L. Cadonati)
2005/06 LSC  Ann Arbor MI G050281 Status of the LIGO-AURIGA Joint Burst Analysis (LC et al)
2005/03 LSC  Livingston G050140 S3 LIGO-only Burst Analysis (LC for Burst Group)
2005/03 LSC Livingston G050182 Glitch Group S4 Activities (LC for Glitch Group)
2005/03 LSC Livingston G050158 Glitch Investigations with KleineWelle (A. di Credico et al)
2004/08 LSC Hanford G040380 S3 Glitch Updates (LC for Glitch Group)
2004/06 LSC Tufts G040262 Update on the Low-Threshold Untriggered Burst Analysis (LC for Burst Group)
2004/03 LSC Livingston G040145 S2/S3 glitch investigation update (LC for Glitch Group)
2004/03 LSC Livingston G040174 r-statistic performance in S2
2003/11 LSC Hanford G030568 Coincidence Analysis of S2 Burst Candidates
2003/11 LSC Hanford G030610 Glitch Investigation Update (LC for Glitch Group)
2003/08 LSC Hannover G030438 Waveform Consistency Test in Burst Detection
2003/08 LSC Hannover G030428 Update on the Analysis of S2 Burst Hardware Injections
2003/08 LSC Hannover G030412 S2 Glitch Investigation Report (LC for Glitch Group)
2003/03 LSC Livingston G030084 r-statistic for time-domain cross correlation on burst candidate events
2003/03 LSC Livingston G030083 Efficiency estimation (and its uncertainty) in the S1 burst analysis
2003/03 LSC Livingston G030081 Hardware Burst Injections in S2 (A. Weinstein et al)
2003/03 LSC Livingston G030124 fastGlitch: Filtered time series displaying (S. Ballmer et al)
2002/08 LSC Hanford G020355 Vetoes Used in the Burst and Inspiral Analysis (E. Katsavounidis et al)
2002/06 12th PAC Meeting G020275 Burst Data Analysis

 

 

Neutrino contributed conference talks

Date Title Author Venue
2002/09 A screening facility for next generation low background experiments. T. Shutt, L. Cadonati Ness 2002, International workshop on Neutrinos and Subterranean Science, September 19-21 2002, Washington DC
1999/03 The Scintillator Containment Vessel for Borexino. L. Cadonati, F. Calaprice, M. Chen, R. Fernholz, F. Loeser, T. Shutt (Princeton University). APS Centennial Meeting, March 20-26 1999 Atlanta, GA.
1998/10 Supernova Neutrino Detection in Borexino. L. Cadonati, F.P. Calaprice, M.C. Chen (Princeton University). APS Division of Nuclear Physics 1998, October 28-31, 1998 Santa Fe, NM
1997/10 Measurements of Radon Diffusion Through Nylon Membranes. L. Cadonati, J. Benziger, F. Calaprice, M. Chen, N. Darnton, M. Johnson,
F. Loeser, R.B. Vogelaar (Princeton University).
APS Division of Nuclear Physics 1997, October 5 – 8, 1997 Whistler, BC

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