## Invited seminars

*High-throughput screening of crystalline porous materials*, Institute for Applied Computational Science, Harvard University, September 19, 2014.*Computation of three-dimensional standing water waves*, Department of Mechanical Engineering, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, April 15, 2014.*Computation of three-dimensional standing water waves*, Department of Mathematics, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, February 11, 2014.*High-throughput screening of crystalline porous materials*, Department of Chemical Engineering, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, November 14, 2013.*High-throughput screening of crystalline porous materials*, Department of Mechanical Engineering, University of Washington, April 8, 2013.*Modeling the toughness of metallic glasses*, School of Engineering and Applied Sciences, Harvard University, February 28, 2013.*Modeling the toughness of metallic glasses*, School of Mathematics, University of Minnesota, February 21, 2013.*Modeling the toughness of metallic glasses*, School of Computational Science & Engineering, Georgia Tech, February 8, 2013.*Modeling the toughness of metallic glasses*, Department of Mathematics, University of North Carolina, February 6, 2013.*Modeling the toughness of metallic glasses*, Department of Mathematics, University of Arizona, February 4, 2013.*Modelling the toughness of metallic glasses*, Mathematics Institute, University of Warwick, United Kingdom, January 28, 2013.*Modeling of metallic glasses*, Department of Mathematics, University of California, Davis, January 23, 2013.*Computational methods for the mechanics of complex materials*, National University of Singapore, Singapore, Wednesday, January 16, 2013.*Mechanical simulation of mammalian acini*, Computational Biology Seminar, University of California, Davis, May 7, 2012.*Mechanical simulation of mammalian acini*, ICBP–PSOC joint seminar, Lawrence Berkeley Laboratory, February 15, 2012.*Application of the Voronoi tessellation for high-throughput analysis of crystalline porous materials*, Scientific Computing Seminar, University of California, Berkeley, February 1, 2012.*Application of the Voronoi tessellation for high-throughput analysis of crystalline porous materials*, Department of Chemical Physics, Weizmann Institute of Science, Israel, January 11, 2012.*Analysis of material porosity properties using the Voronoi tessellation*, Department of Mathematics, University of California, Davis, November 9, 2011.*Relations between local geometry and macro-scale properties in complex materials*, Department of Mechanical Engineering, University of California, Santa Barbara, April 25, 2011.*Granular flow in pebble bed reactors: dust generation and scaling*, Laboratory for Thermal-Hydraulics, Paul Scherrer Institute, Switzerland, July 2, 2010.*Multiscale modeling of granular flow*, Courant Institute, New York, March 9, 2010.*Multiscale modeling of granular flow: an application of the Voronoi tessellation*, BC Cancer Research Center, Vancouver, December 7, 2009.*Multiscale modeling of granular flow: an application of the Voronoi tessellation*, Los Alamos National Laboratory, November 30, 2009.*Multiscale Modeling of Granular Flow*, Department of Mathematics, Georgia Tech, November 16, 2009.*Multiscale Modeling in Granular Flow*, Complex Fluids Seminar, University of Michigan, May 2, 2008.*Multiscale Modeling in Granular Flow*, Department of Physics, University of California, Santa Barbara, April 4, 2007.*Multiscale Modeling in Granular Flow*, Department of Applied and Computational Mathematics, Caltech, March 30, 2007.*Multiscale Modeling in Granular Flow*, Department of Physics, Clark University, March 19, 2007.*Multiscale Modeling in Granular Flow*, Department of Mathematics, University of California, Berkeley, February 28, 2007.

## Invited talks at conferences

*Mechanical simulation of mammalian acini*, SIAM Computational Science and Engineering 2013, Boston, February 26, 2013.*A mechanical model of mammalian acinus growth*, ICIAM 2011 – 7th International Congress on Industrial and Applied Mathematics, July 18–22, 2011.*Computation of three-dimensional standing water waves*, SIAM Computational Science and Engineering 2011, Reno, February 28–March 4, 2011.*Real-time control of mixing in dense granular flow*, Bay Area Scientific Computing Day, Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory, Berkeley, May 9, 2009.*A multiscale simulation technique for granular flow*, Canadian Mathematical Society Winter 2008 Meeting, Ottawa, December 6–8, 2008.*A coupled continuum/discrete model of dense granular flow*, Bay Area Scientific Computing Day, MSRI, Berkeley, March 29, 2008. [Slides available]

## Contributed talks at conferences

*Interfacial dynamics of dissolving objects in fluid flow*, APS DFD Meeting, Pittsburgh, November 24–26, 2013.*Granular flows in pebble-bed nuclear reactors: scaling and dust generation*, International Congress on Advances in Nuclear Power Plants, Chicago, June 24–28, 2012.*Application of the Voronoi tessellation for high-throughput analysis of crystalline porous materials*, Applied Mathematics Pricipal Investigators Meeting, Washington DC, October 17–19, 2011.*Computation of the three dimensional standing water waves*, APS DFD Meeting, Long Beach, 21–23, 2010.*Anisotropies in granular temperature in a dense sheared granular flow*, APS March Meeting, Pittsburgh, March 16–20, 2009.*A multiscale simulation technique for granular flow*, IMA Conference on Dense Granular Flows, Isaac Newton Institute, University of Cambridge, January 5–9, 2009.*A multiscale simulation of dense granular flow*, Greater Boston Statistical Mechanics Meeting, October 18, 2008. [Slides available]*A multiscale simulation technique for optimization of granular mixing*, Applied Mathematics Principal Investigators Meeting, Argonne National Laboratory, October 15–17, 2008.*Defining and measuring a granular continuum element*, 5th Northeast Granular Workshop, University of Massachusetts, Amherst, June 1, 2007.*Stress, Strain Rate, and Packing Fraction in Granular Flow*, APS March Meeting, Denver, March 2007.*Stress, Strain Rate, and Packing Fraction in Granular Flow*, 29th New England Complex Fluids Workshop, Harvard University, December 1, 2006.*Voronoi Volumes in Dense Granular Flow*, APS March Meeting, Baltimore, March 2006. [Slides available]*Discrete Element Simulations of Granular Flow in a Pebble Bed Nuclear Reactor*, 24th New England Complex Fluids Workshop, Brandeis University, September 16, 2005.*Dynamics of Random Packings in Granular Flow*, APS March Meeting, Los Angeles, March 2005. [Slides available]*Toward a Theory of Diffusion in Dense Granular Flow*, 20th New England Complex Fluids Workshop, Brandeis University, September 24, 2004.*Toward a Theory of Diffusion in Dense Granular Flow*, APS March Meeting, Montreal, Canada, March 2004.

## Public lectures

*The Mathematics of Elasticity*, Cal Day, University of California, Berkeley, April 20, 2012.*The Voronoi tessellation: how a century-old mathematical idea is now used in everything*, Cal Day, University of California, Berkeley, April 22, 2012.

## Seminars within MIT Mathematics

*Multiscale Modeling in Granular Flow*, Thesis Defense, MIT, June 26, 2007. [Slides available]*Understanding Granular Flow through the Intermediate Length Scale*, Simple Person's Applied Math Seminar, MIT, February 22, 2007.*High Performance Parallel Computing: A Beginner's Guide*, Simple Person's Applied Math Seminar, MIT, October 5, 2006.*The Lighter Side of Black Holes*, Simple Person's Applied Math Seminar, MIT, March 23, 2006.*The Life of Pi*, Simple Person's Applied Math Seminar, MIT, November 15, 2005. [Slides available]*Fractals and Chaos: A Graphical Overview*, Simple Person's Applied Math Seminar, MIT, April 7, 2005.*Dynamics of Random Packings in Granular Flow*, Applied Mathematics Brown Bag Seminar Series, MIT, November 11, 2004. [Slides available]*Quantum Computation and Information: A Simple Introduction*, Simple Person's Applied Math Seminar, MIT, April 8, 2004.*Granular Drainage: Theory and Simulation*, Applied Mathematics Brown Bag Seminar Series, MIT, October 17, 2003.

## Poster presentations

*Multiscale simulation of bulk metallic glasses*(with Eran Bouchbinder), DOE Applied Mathematics Program meeting, Albuquerque, August 6–8, 2013.*Novel Algorithms for the Design of Nanoporous Materials for Energy Applications*(with Maciej Haranczyk and Richard L. Martin), DOE Applied Mathematics Program meeting, Albuquerque, August 6–8, 2013.*Mechanical simulation of cell and microenvironment interactions in mammalian acini*(with Robert Saye, Daniela Ushizima, and James Sethian), Third Annual NCI Physical Sciences–Oncology Network Investigators' Meeting, Tampa, April 15–18, 2012.*Applications of physical simulation models to understand forces and stresses in mammalian acini*(with Robert Saye, Gautham Venugopalan, Kevin Webster, David Camarillo, Hanna Engelke, Rajarshi Ghosh, Quanming Shi, Dan Fletcher, Hana El-Samad, Jan Liphardt, and James Sethian), Third Annual NCI Physical Sciences–Oncology Network Investigators' Meeting, Tampa, April 15–18, 2012.*Structural Properties and Mechanical Homeostasis of Mammary Acini*(with David Camarillo, Gautham Venugopalan, Kevin Webster, Dan Fletcher, James Sethian, Valerie Weaver, and Hana El-Samad), Second Annual NCI Physical Sciences–Oncology Network Investigators' Meeting, San Diego, April 10–12, 2011.*Coupling Physical Models to the Epithelial Cell Differentiation*(with Robert I. Saye, James A. Sethian, K. Tanner, M. J. Bissell, and D. Ushizima), Second Annual NCI Physical Sciences–Oncology Network Investigators' Meeting, San Diego, April 10–12, 2011.*Voro++: A three-dimensional Voronoi cell library in C++*, DOE Applied Mathematics Program Meeting, Berkeley, May 3–5, 2010.*A modular simulation framework for physical cell modeling*(with Cyrus M. Ghajar, Robert I. Saye, and James A. Sethian), First Annual NCI Physical Sciences–Oncology Network Investigators' Meeting, National Harbor, Maryland, April 5–7, 2010.*Voro++: A three-dimensional Voronoi cell library in C++*, Bay Area Scientific Computing Day, Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory, Berkeley, May 9, 2009.*Voro++: A three-dimensional Voronoi cell library in C++*, APS March Meeting, Pittsburgh, March 16–20, 2009. Selected as a winning entry in the APS Gallery of Nonlinear Images. [More information]*Toward a Theory of Diffusion in Dense Granular Flows*, Gordon Research Conference on Granular and Granular-Fluid Flow, Colby College, June 2004.*Toward a Theory of Diffusion in Dense Granular Flows*, 2nd New England Granular Materials Workshop, Yale University, June 3, 2004. [Slides available]*Diffusion and Mixing in Granular Flow: Theory and Experiment*(with Jaehyuk Choi), October 28, 2003.*Analysis of Stochastic Models for Granular Drainage*, 1st New England Granular Materials Workshop, July 18, 2003.