**Invited Talks**

- Tufts University

October 30, 2017 - Medford, MA

*A Posteriori Error Estimators for Nonlinear Variational Problems* - Tufts University

October 28, 2015 - Medford, MA

*A Deflation Technique for the Computation of Static Liquid Crystal Configurations* - Friedrich-Alexander Universität BGCE Research Day

July 9, 2015 - Erlangen, Germany

*Finite-Element and Multigrid Methods for Liquid Crystal Configurations under the Frank-Oseen Free-Energy Model* - Technische Universität München Colloquium

July 7, 2015 - Garching, Germany

*Finite-Element and Multigrid Methods for Liquid Crystal Configurations under the Frank-Oseen Free-Energy Model* - Essex High School STEM Academy Lectures

May 19, 2015 - Essex Junction, VT

*Liquid Crystals and Linear Solvers* - SIAM Conference on Computational Science and Engineering (2015)

5th BGCE Student Paper Prize Finalist

March 15, 2015 - Salt Lake City, UT

*Advanced Discretizations and Multigrid Methods for the Energy Minimization of Liquid Crystal Equilibrium Configurations*

**Contributed Talks**

- Copper Mountain Conference on Iterative Methods (2018):

March 30, 2018 - Frisco, CO

*A Posteriori Error Estimators for the Frank-Oseen Liquid Crystal Model* - Applied Mathematics, Modeling, and Computational Science (AMMCS
2017)

August 21, 2017 - Waterloo, Canada

*Combining Deflation and Nested Iteration for Detecting Multiple Liquid Crystal Equilibrium States* - Mathematics of Finite Elements and Applications (MAFELAP 2016)

June 15, 2016 - Uxbridge, United Kingdom

*A Deflation Technique for Detecting Multiple Liquid Crystal Equilibrium Configurations* - SIAM Conference on Computational Science and Engineering (2015)

March 16, 2015 - Salt Lake City, UT

*An Energy-Minimization Finite-Element Approach for the Frank-Oseen Model of Nematic Liquid Crystals* - Tufts Chapter of SIAM

January 21, 2015 - Medford, MA

*Object-Oriented Programming in the Context of Scientific Computing* - Tufts Applied Mathematics Seminar

September 17, 2014 - Medford, MA

*An Introduction to Finite-Element Approaches for Liquid Crystal Equilibrium Configurations* - Copper Mountain Conference on Iterative Methods (2014):

April 10, 2014 - Friso, CO

*An Energy-Minimization Finite-Element Approach for Liquid Crystal Equilibrium Configurations with Applied Electric Fields* - ICES/USACM Workshop on Minimum Residual and Least Squares Finite
Element Methods (Poster):

November 5, 2013 - Austin, TX

*First-Order System Least Squares and Energy-Minimization Approaches for Static Liquid Crystal Configurations*