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Presentations

Conference presentations
(seminars listed separately below)

  • Workshop “Stress, Strain, and Structure in Strong Flows (S4F): Using rheology to understand nonlinear microstructural dynamics in complex fluids”, Monash University Centre, Prato, Italy, 2025.
  • “Seeking unifying principles in equilibrated and driven disordered materials”, Villa Orlandi, Capri, Italy, 2024.
  • CECAM workshop, “Failure in Soft Materials: From Yielding to Fracture”, Erwin Schrödinger Institute, Vienna, Austria, 2024.
    • Summer school on soft matter, Institut d’Etudes Scientifiques, Cargese, Corsica, France, 2024.
    • Institute of Physics Advanced School on Liquids and Complex Fluids, London, UK, 2024.
    • Physics of cells Higgs workshop, Edinburgh, UK, 2024.
    • Annual European Rheology Conference, Leeds, UK, 2024.
    • Network dynamics: synthesis, structure and mechanical properties, Ecole de Physique des Houches, France, 2024.
    • Workshop on material flow, Navier Laboratory, Paris, France, 2023.
    • Royal Society meeting “Complex rheology in biological systems”, Leeds, UK, 2023.
    • 7th Edwards Symposium – New paradigms in soft matter and statistical physics, Cambridge University, Cambridge, UK, 2023.
    • 19th International Congress on Rheology, Athens, Greece, 2023.
    • Soft Condensed Matter Physics Gordon Research Conference, Colby-Sawyer College, New London, New Hampshire, 2023.
    • CECAM workshop, “Mesoscale modelling of driven disordered materials: from glasses to active matter”, Lausanne, Switzerland, 2023.
    • Institute of non-Newtonian Fluid Mechanics, meeting in memory of Professor Ken Walters, Lake Vyrnwy, Wales, 2023.
    • Mini-symposium, “Yielding and Flow of Soft Matter Systems”, OIST, Okinawa, Japan, 2023.
    • Workshop, “Yield stress and fluidization in brittle and ductile amorphous materials”, Lorentz Centre, Leiden, Netherlands, 2023.
    • Yale University Boulder School: “Hydrodynamics across scales”, Boulder, Colorado, 2022.
    • Physical Review Fluids journal club webinar, 2022.
    • Friction, lubrication and rheology and the nano and mesoscale, Durham, 2022.
    • March meeting of the Americal Physical Society, Chicago, Illinois, 2022. [Talk delivered online due to COVID-19.]
    • “P.-G. de Gennes’ scientific legacy: a source of inspiration for the future”, international conference, ESPCI Paris, 2021. [Talk delivered online due to COVID-19.]
    • CECAM workshop, “Non-Markovian effects in coarse-grained descriptions of soft matter and complex systems”, Erwin Schroedinger Institute, Vienna, Austria, 2021. [Held online due to COVID-19.]

    • British Society of Rheology Non-Newtonian Club Meeting, “Complex formulations for manufacturing”, 2021. [Held online due to COVID-19.]

    • Symposium on fluid dynamics, EPSRC Centre for Doctoral Training in Fluid Dynamics, University of Leeds, 2021. [Held online due to COVID-19.]

    • Workshop, “Viscoelastic flow instabilities and elastic turbulence”, Princeton Center for Theoretical Sciences, 2021. [Held online due to COVID-19.]

    • 18th International Congress on Rheology, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, 2020. [Held online due to COVID-19.]

    • Complex Fluids-2020, hosted by the Indian Society of Rheology and IIT Bombay, 2020. [Held online due to COVID-19.]

    • CECAM school and workshop, “Challenges in multiphase flow”, Monash University Prato Centre, Italy, 2019.

    • VPF8 Viscoplastic Fluids: from Theory to Application, Cambridge, 2019.

    • EPSRC network discussion meeting, “Horizons for Emergence and Non-Equilibrium Physics”, King’s College London, 2019.

    • Workshop on Biologically Active Fluids, UK Fluids Network, University of Warwick, 2019.

    • Institute of Non-Newtonian Fluid Mechanics, Lake Vrynwy, Wales, 2019.

    • March Meeting of the Americal Physical Society, Boston, MA, 2019.

    • Workshop on Avalanche Dynamics and Precurstors of Catastrophic Events, L’Ecole de Physique des Houches, France, 2019.

    • Summer school on active matter and non-equilibrium physics, L’Ecole de Physique des Houches, France, 2018.

    • IUTAM Symposium on Motile cells in complex environments, Udine, Italy, 2018.

    • MACH conference, Annapolis, Maryland, 2018.

    • Physics of Dense Suspensions workshop, KITP Santa Barbara, California, 2018.

    • Midwinter meeting of the British Society of Rheology, Bristol, 2017.

    • 89th Annual meeting of the Society of Rheology, Denver, 2017.

    • CECAM School, Multiscale Simulations of Soft Matter, Fulda, Germany, 2017.

    • 2nd Edwards Symposium: Challenges and Opportunities in Soft Matter, Cambridge, UK, 2017.

    • 10th Liquid Matter Conference, Ljubljana, Slovenia, 2017.

    • Institute of Non-Newtonian Fluid Mechanics, Lake Vrynwy, Wales, 2017.

    • Annual European Rheology Conference, Copenhagen, Denmark, 2017.

    • CECAM workshop: Microswimmers, self-propelled particles & active matter, Lausanne, Switzerland, 2017.

    • Midwinter meeting of the British Society of Rheology, Reading, UK, 2016.

    • XVIIth International Congress on Rheology, Kyoto, Japan, 2016.

    • “Out of equilbrium & Active soft matter”, StatPhys26 satellite meeting, Roscoff, France, 2016.

    • 20th Anniversary Meeting of the European Society of Rheology, Zurich, Switzerland, 2016.

    • British Applied Maths Colloquium, Oxford, UK, 2016.

    • CECAM workshop “Hydrodynamic Fluctuations in Soft-Matter Simulations”, Monash University Prato Centre, Italy, 2016.

    • COST conference “Flowing Matter”, Porto, Portugal, 2016.

    • 87th Annual Meeting of the Society of Rheology, Baltimore, Maryland, 2015

    • “Nonequilibrium collective dynamics – Bridging the gap between hard and soft materials II”, Potsdam, Germany, 2015.

    • Electrochem 2015, Durham, UK.

    • XXXV Dynamics Days Europe, Exeter, UK, 2015.

    • 10th Annual European Rheology Conference, Nantes, France, 2015.

    • Annual Spring Meeting of the German Physical Society (Condensed Matter Section), Berlin, Germany, 2015.

    • March meeting of the American Physical Society, San Antonio, Texas, 2015.

    • Advanced Materials and Nanotechnology 7, Nelson, New Zealand, 2015.

    • “Fracture of soft materials: from soft solids to complex fluids”, Palavas-les-Flots, France, 2014.

    • Workshop on slip and shear banding in complex fluids, Lyon, France, 2014.

    • WE Heraeus Workshop: Nonlinear Response in Complex Systems and Nonequilibrium Liquids, Bonn, Germany, 2014.

    • Annual meeting of the Institute of Non-Newtonian Fluid Mechanics, Lake Vyrnwy, Wales, 2014.

    • Institute of Physics Conference on The Physics of Soft and Biological Matter, Cambridge, 2014.

    • “Active matter: cytoskeleton, cells, tissues and flocks” Kavli Institute for Theoretical Physics, Santa Barbara, 2014.

    • “Active Fluids: Bridging Complex Fluids and Biofluids”, Aspen Center for Physics, 2014.

    • British Society of Rheology Midwinter meeting, Institute for Manufacturing, University of Cambridge, 2013.

    • Mathematical challenges in bubbles and biological fluid mechanics: A meeting to celebrate the career of Professor John Blake, University of Birmingham, 2013.

    • Isaac Newton Institute for Mathematics Sciences, Satellite workshop: “Complex Fluids and Active Media in Evolving Domains”, Leeds, 2013.

    • SIAM Conference on Mathematical Aspects of Materials Science, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, 2013.

    • Physics of Complex Colloids, Ljubljana, Slovenia, 2013.

    • Minisymposium on Complex Fluids, British Applied Mathematics Colloquium, Leeds, 2013.

    • Annual European Rheology Conference, Leuven, Belgium, 2013.

    • Advanced in non-Newtonian Fluid Mechanics, INNFM, Kavli Royal Society International Centre, Chicheley Hall, 2013.

    • Symposium to honour Prof. Sir Paul Callaghan, Wellington, New Zealand, 2013.

    • Midwinter Meeting of the British Society of Rheology, Aberystwyth, 2012.

    • XVIth International Congress on Rheology, Lisbon, Portugal, 2012.

    • Gordon Conference on Polymer Physics, South Hadley, MA, 2012.

    • Swimming and Complexity at Low Reynolds Number, Institute of Physics, London, 2012.

    • Workshop: “Material deformation: fluctuations, scaling, predictability”, L’Ecole de Physique des Houches, France, 2012.

    • Pattern Formation, Nonlinear Dynamics and Applications, Department of Applied Mathematics, University of Leeds, 2012.

    • Midwinter meeting of the British Society of Rheology, University College London, 2011.

    • Condensed Matter and Materials Physics meeting of the Institute of Physics, Manchester, 2011.

    • 83rd Annual Meeting of the Society of Rheology, Cleveland, OH, 2011.

    • IbeReo “Rheology trends: from nano to macro systems”, Caparica, Portugal, 2011.

    • Geilo School “Cooperative phenomena in flows”, Norway, 2011

    • Vth International Conference on Advanced Materials and Nanotechnology, Wellington, New Zealand, 2011.

    • 82th Annual Meeting of the Society of Rheology, Santa Fe, New Mexico, 2010.

    • Spring Meeting of the Polymer IRC, University of Durham, 2010.

    • British Society of Rheology Midwinter Meeting, University of Edinburgh, 2009.

    • IMA Workshop “Flowing Complex Fluids: Rheological Measurements and Constitutive Modeling”, University of Minnesota, 2009.

    • Influence of External Fields in Soft Matter, Institute of Physics, London, 2009.

    • 5th Annual European Rheology Conference, Cardiff, UK, 2009.

    • IVth International Conference on Advanced Materials and Nanotechnology, Dunedin, New Zealand, 2009.

    • XVth International Congress on Rheology, Monterey, California, 2008.

    • Gordon Research Conference on Colloidal, Macromolecular and Polyelectrolyte Solutions, Ventura, California, 2008.

    • International soft matter conference, Aachen, Germany, 2007.

    • Euromech colloquium 492: shear banding phenomena in entangled systems, UC London, 2007.

    • Conference on soft, complex and biological matter (SOCOBIM), Terrasini, Sicily, 2007.

    • Nonlinearity in Nature: the physics of complex systems. Royal Society UK-V4 Frontiers of science symposium, Krakow, Poland, 2007.

    • Workshop on flow in glassy systems, L’Ecole de Physique des Houches, France, 2007.

    • Dynamics of complex fluids: 10 years on, Isaac Newton Institute for Mathematics Sciences, Cambridge, UK, 2006.

    • International workshop on mesoscale and multiscale description of complex fluids, Prato, Italy, 2006.

    • Annual European Rheology Conference, Hersonisos, Crete, 2006.

    • British Applied Mathematics Colloquium, Keele, UK, 2006.

    • Annual APS March meeting, Baltimore, Maryland, 2006.

    • Introducing soft matter. Symposium on milk proteins, Fonterra Foods, Palmerston North, New Zealand, 2006.

    • Second International Conference on Advanced Materials and Nanotechnology, Queenstown, New Zealand, 2005.

    • 22nd International Conference on Statistical Physics, Bangalore, India, 2004.

    • Annual APS March Meeting, Montreal, Quebec, 2004.

    • 3rd International Symposium on Slow Dynamics in Complex Fluids, Sendai, Japan, 2003.

    • IRC Industrial Club Meeting, Leeds, U.K., 2003.

    • 6th European Conference on Rheology, Erlangen, Germany, 2002.

    • Workshop on the dynamics of complex and macromolecular fluids, Institute of Theoretical Physics, Santa Barbara, California, 2002.

    • 73rd annual meeting of the Society of Rheology, Bethesda, Maryland, 2001.

    Seminars

  • CYTAC seminar, Gottingen University, Gottingen, Germany, 2024.
  • Leeds Fluid Dynamics Symposium, Leeds University, Leeds, UK, 2024.
    • Fluids and Materials Seminar, School of Mathematics, Bristol University, 2024.
    • Gulliver seminar, Ecole Superieure de Physique et Chimie Industrielles, Paris, 2023.
    • Widely Applied Math Seminar, Harvard University, 2023.
    • Applied Mathematics Seminar, University of Birmingham, 2022.
    • Department of Physics Schools’ Christmas lecture, Durham University, 2021.
    • Fluid Dynamics Seminar, Department of Mathematics, Imperial College London, 2021.
    • Colloquium of the Max Planck Institute for the Physics of Complex Systems, Dresden, 2021
    • Simons Collaboration, “Cracking The Glass Problem” online webinar series, 2020.
    • Journal of Non-Newtonian Fluid Mechanics, Complex Fluids online webinar series, 2020.
    • Department of Chemistry, University College London, 2020.
    • Soft Matter Seminar, Department of Applied Mathematics and Theoretical Physics, Cambridge University, 2019.
    • Laboratoire Interdisciplinaire de Physique, University of Grenoble Alpes, 2019.
    • Danish Polymer Centre, Department of Chemical and Biochemical Engineering, Technical University of Denmark, Copenhagen, 2019.
    • Industrial and Applied Mathematics seminar, Nottingham University, 2019.
    • Soft Materials Structures and Devices Seminar, Department of Mechanical Engineering, M. I. T., 2019.
    • Schlumberger Cambridge Research, 2019.
    • Applied Mathematics Seminar, Leeds University, 2018.
    • Chemical Engineering Colloquium, Stanford University, 2018.
    • Fluid Dynamics Research Institute, Warwick University, 2018.
    • Fluids and MHD Seminar, University of Leeds, 2017.
    • Physical Applied Maths Seminar, University of Manchester, 2017.
    • Soft Matter group seminar, DAMTP, University of Cambridge, 2017.
    • Theoretical Physics Seminar, University of Leeds, 2016.
    • Department of Chemical and Biochemical Engineering, Technical University of Denmark, Copenhagen, 2016.
    • Physics Seminar, School of Mathematics and Statistics, and School of Electrical and Electronic Engineering, Newcastle University, 2015.
    • Department of Engineering, University of Michigan, 2015.
    • Soft Matter Group Seminar, Department of Physics, Georgetown University, 2015.
    • Theory Group Seminar, Department of Physics, University of Bristol, 2015.
    • Applied Mathematics Seminar, Department of Mathematics, University of York, 2014.
    • Higgs Centre Colloquium, School of Physics and Astronomy, University of Edinburgh, 2014.
    • Applied Mathematics seminar, Department of Mathematical Sciences, University of Loughborough, 2014.
    • Bristol Centre for Applied Nonlinear Mathematics, University of Bristol, 2014.
    • Applied Mathematics and Manchester Centre for Nonlinear Dynamics, University of Manchester, 2014.
    • School of Chemical and Physical Sciences, Victoria University of Wellington, 2014.
    • Fluid Dynamics Seminar, Department of Applied Mathematics and Theoretical Physics, University of Cambridge, 2013.
    • Fluids and Materials Seminar, School of Mathematics, University of Bristol, 2013.
    • Applied Maths/Fluids Group Seminar, Department of Mathematics, University of York, 2012.
    • Departmental Colloquium, Department of Physics, University of St. Andrews, 2012.
    • Polymer Physics group, Department of Physics, University of Sheffield, 2012.
    • Non-Newtonian Fluid Mechanics Group, Department of Mechanical Engineering, M.I.T., 2011.
    • Applied Maths Laboratory, School of Engineering and Applied Science, Harvard, 2011.
    • Neural Networks and Disordered Systems Group, Department of Mathematics,
      Kings College London, 2011.
    • Applied Mathematics Group, University of Birmingham, 2010.
    • Department of Mathematical Sciences and Department of Chemical Engineering, University of Delaware, 2010.
    • Numerical analysis seminar, Department of Mathematical Sciences, University of Durham, 2010.
    • Polymer physics and chemistry seminar, University of Sheffield, 2009.
    • Biophysical Sciences Institute, Durham University, 2009.
    • BP Institute, University of Cambridge, 2009.
    • Fluids Group, School of Mathematical Sciences, University of Nottingham, 2008.
    • Theoretical Physics Group, Department of Physics, University of Warwick, 2008.
    • PCT, Ecole Superieure de Physique et Chimie Industrielles, Paris, 2008.
    • Fluids Group, Department of Mathematics, University of Bristol, 2008.
    • MCND and Theoretical Physics Group, University of Manchester, 2008.
    • Theory of Condensed Matter Group, Cavendish Laboratory, University of Cambridge, 2008.
    • Theory of Soft and Biological Matter Group, Theoretical Physics, University of Oxford, 2007.
    • Polymer Physics Group, Department of Materials, ETH Zurich, 2007.
    • Department of Applied Mathematics, University of Leeds, 2007.
    • Condensed Matter Group, School of Physics and Astronomy, University of Edinburgh, 2007.
    • School of Chemical Engineering and Analytical Science, University of Manchester, UK, 2006.
    • School of Chemical and Physical Sciences, Victoria University of Wellingon, New Zealand, 2006.
    • Instituut-Lorentz, LION, Universiteit Leiden, 2005.
    • Physico-Chimie Theorique, Ecole Superieure de Physique et Chimie Industrielles, Paris, 2005.
    • Laboratoire des Verres, Universite de Montpellier 2004.
    • NMR Group, School of Chemical & Physical Sciences, Victoria University of Wellington, New Zealand, 2004.
    • Condensed Matter Group, School of Physics and Astronomy, University of Edinburgh, 2003.
    • Neural Networks and Disordered Systems Group, Department of Mathematics,
      Kings College London, 2003.
    • Statistical Physics and Soft Condensed Matter Group, Department of Theoretical Physics,
      University of Oxford, 2002.
    • Physico-Chimie Theorique, Ecole Superieure de Physique et Chimie Industrielles, Paris, 2000.
    • Centre de Recherche Paul Pascal, Bordeaux, 2000.