Kuver Sinha

Assistant Professor, Carl T. Bush Professor of Theoretical Physics

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Education

B.S./M.S. 2003 Presidency College and Indiana University, Bloomington

Ph.D. 2008 Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey

 

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Research Description

My research program lies at the interface of particle physics and cosmology. It incorporates early universe cosmology, beyond-Standard-Model model building, aspects of string phenomenology, and collider physics.

Some topics I have recently worked on include: the thermal history of the universe prior to Big Bang Nucleosynthesis, models of inflation and reheating in string cosmology/effective supergravity, Affleck-Dine baryogenesis, dark radiation and its relation to the thermal history of dark matter, astrophysical probes of dark matter candidates with feeble couplings to the Standard Model, and issues of moduli stabilization and decay.

I maintain an active program in collider physics. My recent interests pertain to the properties of the Higgs boson, in particular the trilinear coupling. I have worked extensively in supersymmetric model-building and signatures of SUSY models at colliders.

A full list of my publications is available on INSPIRE.

Selected Publications

"Can We Discover Double Higgs Production at the LHC?," Alexandre Alves, Tathagata Ghosh, Kuver Sinha, Phys.Rev. D, in press, (2017) arXiv: arXiv:1704.07395

"Cosmological Moduli and the Post-Inflationary Universe: A Critical Review," Gordon Kane, Kuver Sinha, Scott Watson, Int.J.Mod.Phys. D, no.08, 1530022, (2015) arXiv: arXiv:1502.07746

"How Well Can We Really Determine the Scale of Inflation?," Ogan Özsoy, Kuver Sinha, Scott Watson, Phys.Rev. D, 91(no.10, 103509), (2015) arXiv: arXiv:1410.0016

"Leptoquarks, Dark Matter, and Anomalous LHC Events," Farinaldo Queiroz, Kuver Sinha, Alessandro Strumia, Phys.Rev. D, 91(no.3, 035006), (2015) arXiv: arXiv:1409.6301

"Correlation between Dark Matter and Dark Radiation in String Compactifications," Rouzbeh Allahverdi, Michele Cicoli, Bhaskar Dutta, Kuver Sinha, JCAP, 1410(002), (2014) arXiv: arXiv:1401.4364

"Metastable supersymmetry breaking and multitrace deformations of SQCD," Rouven Essig, Jean-Francois Fortin, Kuver Sinha, Gonzalo Torroba, Matthew J. Strassler, JHEP, 0903(043), (2009) arXiv: arXiv:0812.3213

"A D-brane landscape on Calabi-Yau manifolds," Duiliu-Emanuel Diaconescu, Alberto Garcia-Raboso, Kuver Sinha, JHEP, 0606(058), (2006) arXiv: hep-th/0602138