Talks

Upcoming

  1. Nankai Symposium on Physics, Geometry and Number Theory, Nankai University, Tianjin, China. August 2017.
  2. Mathematical Congress of the Americas, Session on Geometry and Physics of Higgs Bundles, Montreal, Canada. July 2017.
  3. Mathematical Congress of the Americas, Session on Gauge Theory and Special Geometry, Montreal, Canada. July 2017.
  4. Pollica Summer Workshop, Pollica, Italy. June 2017.
  5. TASI Summer School, University of Colorado, Boulder. June 2017.
  6. Math/Physics Seminar, Purdue University, April 2017.
  7. Women at the Intersection of Mathematics and High Energy Physics, Mainz, Germany. March 2017.
  8. Physics and Geometry of F-theory Workshop, International Center for Theoretical Physics, Trieste, Italy. February 2017.
  9. 2016

  10. "Multiple Fibrations and Duality in F-theory", Theory Seminar, University of Maryland. October 2016.
  11. "Multiple Fibrations and Duality in F-theory", Strings and Particles at Ohio, Cincinnati, and Kentucky (SPOCK) Meeting, U. Cincinnati. October 2016.
  12. "Heterotic Compactifications, model building and target space duality", Theory Seminar, University of Cincinnati. October 2016.
  13. "Multiple Fibrations in Calabi-Yau Geometry and String Dualities", Workshop on Singular Spaces in String and M-theory, Fields Institute, Toronto, Canada. August 2016.
  14. "An Algorithmic Approach to Heterotic Standard Models", CETUP* Neutrino Physics and Unification Workshop, Lead, South Dakota. June 2016.
  15. "F-theory, Flux, and Singular Geometry", String Phenomenology 2016, University of Ioannina, Ioannina, Greece. June 2016.
  16. Lecture Series on "Calabi-Yau Geometry and String Dualities", Cargese Summer School on Quantum Gravity, Cosmology and Particle Physics, Cargese, Corsica. June 2016.
  17. "New Evidence for (0,2) Target Space Duality", (0,2) Workshop, Henri Poincare Institute, Paris, France. May 2016.
  18. "(0,2) Target Space Duality", Algebraic Geometry Group Meeting, University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign. April 2016
  19. "String Compactification and Geometry", Mathematics Department Seminar, University of Illinois, Chicago. April 2016.
  20. "The Geometry of Nature", After Dinner Lecture for the Society of Physics Students Induction Dinner, Virginia Tech. April 2016.
  21. "String Phenomenology and Geometry", Society of Physics Students Lecture Series, Virginia Tech. March 2016.
  22. "Grad School, Careers and More", Lecture to the Utah State University Honors Program. March 2016.
  23. "String Compactification and Geometry", Mathematics Department Colloquium, Utah State University. March 2016.
  24. "Matter Transitions and Heterotic/F-theory Duality", F-theory at 20 Conference, Caltech. February 2016.
  25. "Einstein's Theory and Gravitational Waves", Virginia Tech Freshman Physics Seminar. February 2016.
  26. "Introduction to String Phenomenology", Graduate Seminar Series, Virginia Tech. January 2016.
  27. "Resume/Presentation/Interview Skills", APS Conference for Undergraduate Women in Physics, Old Dominion University. January 2016.
  28. 2015

  29. "Heterotic/F-theory Compactifications and Geometry", Session on 'Fibrations, Mirror Symmetry, and Calabi-Yau Geometry', Canadian Mathematical Society Meeting, Montreal (Canada). December 2015.
  30. "Generalized CICYs - Fibrations and Transitions", String Group Seminar, MIT Center for Theoretical Physics. November 2015.
  31. "Matter Transitions and Heterotic/F-theory Duality", Theory Seminar, University of Pennsylvania. November 2015.
  32. "String Phenomenology and Geometry", Colloquium, James Madison University, October 2015.
  33. "How to give a talk", Virginia Tech 1st Year Graduate Seminar. October 2015.
  34. "Calabi-Yau geometry and Emergent Hitchin Systems", Higgs Bundle Workshop, American Institute of Mathematics. September 2015.
  35. "F-theory, Dualities and Geometry", Harvard University, Mathematical Sciences String Workshop, September 2015.
  36. "Fundamental Physics and Mathematics", Virginia Tech Summer Bridge Program. August 2015.
  37. "Heterotic/F-theory Compactifications and Geometry", International Congress on Mathematical Physics, Santiago (Chile). July 2015.
  38. "New branches of heterotic/F-theory duality", String Phenomenology 2015, University Automata Madrid (Spain). June 2015.
  39. "New results in heterotic/F-theory duality", Particle Theory Seminar, Uppsala University (Sweden). May 2015.
  40. ``An algorithmic approach to heterotic string compactification", Particle Seminar, University of Virginia. March 2015.
  41. "Heterotic Standard Models and Hypercharge Flux", "String/M-theory Compactifications and Moduli Stabilization" Workshop, University of Michigan. March 2015.
  42. "Fibration Structures and Duality in F-theory", "Physics and Geometry of F-theory" Workshop, Max Planck Institute for Physics (Germany). March 2015.
  43. "Heterotic/F-theory geometry", String Seminar, Korean Institute for Advanced Study, Seoul (South Korea). January 2015.
  44. "Hidden Geometry in Heterotic/F-theory duality", Seminar at Ewha University, Seoul (South Korea). January 2015.
  45. 2014

  46. "Heterotic Standard Models and Hypercharge Flux", Theory Seminar, MIT Center for Theoretical Physics. November 2014.
  47. "A search for fundamental physics", Virginia Tech ``Master Teacher" public lecture, University President's Inauguration. October 2014.
  48. "New Geometry in Heterotic/F-theory Duality", Theory Seminar, University of Texas at Austin. October 2014.
  49. "String Compactification and Geometry", Department of Mathematics Colloquium. Virginia Tech. September 2014.
  50. "Heterotic Standard Models, Hypercharge Flux, and Moduli Spaces", String Seminar, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. September 2014.
  51. "A singular definition of F-theory", "String Theory and its Applications Program" Institute for Theoretical Physics, Mainz University (Germany). September 2014.
  52. "Hidden Geometry in Dual Heterotic/F-theory Compactifications", STRINGS 2014 (Plenary Talk). June 2014.
  53. "The Geometry of Heterotic/F-theory Duality", Macaulay 2 Conference, University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign. June 2014.
  54. "Geometric Constraints in Heterotic/F-theory Duality", Theory Seminar, Imperial College London (UK). May 2014.
  55. "Geometric Constraints in Heterotic/F-theory Duality", String Seminar, Mathematical Institute, University of Oxford (UK). May 2014.
  56. "Geometric Constraints in Heterotic/F-theory Duality", Fields, Strings and Geometry Seminar, University of Surrey (UK). May 2014.
  57. "Geometry and Duality in String Compactifications", Algebra Seminar, Virginia Tech Department of Mathematics. April 2014.
  58. "Geometric Constraints in Heterotic/F-theory Duality", Southeast Regional Mathematical String Theory Meeting, Duke University. April 2014.
  59. "The Geometry of Heterotic/F-theory Duality", AMS Southeastern Spring Sectional Meeting, Special session on Singularities and Physics, University of Tennessee. March 2014.
  60. "Moduli stabilization and supersymmetry breaking in heterotic sting theory", "Supersymmetry Breaking in String Theory Workshop" Isaac Newton Institute for Mathematical Sciences, University of Cambridge (UK). March 2014.
  61. "Heterotic/F-theory Duality: A modern Review", "Geometry and Physics of F-theory Workshop", University of Heidelberg (Germany). February 2014.
  62. "Geometric Constraints in Heterotic/F-theory Duality", "Calabi-Yau Geometry and Mirror Symmetry Conference", National Taiwan University (Taiwan). January 2014.
  63. 2013

  64. "T-branes and Geometry", Theory Seminar, Brandeis University. October 2013.
  65. "New Aspects of Heterotic/F-theory Duality", String Math 2013, Simons Center for Geometry and Physics, Stony Brook University. June 2013.
  66. "New Aspects of Heterotic/F-theory Duality", PLANCK 2013, University of Bonn (Germany). May 2013.
  67. "Vacuum Varieties, Holomorphic Bundles and Complex Structure Stabilization", Harvard Math Department Seminar. April 2013.
  68. "Vacuum Varieties, Holomorphic Bundles and Complex Structure Stabilization", University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign, Joint Math-Physics Seminar. April 2013.
  69. "Bounding Heterotic/F-theory geometry", String Lunch Seminar, Harvard University. April 2013.
  70. "Global Issues in Vector Bundle Deformation Theory", University of Waterloo, Mathematics Department Seminar. March 2013.
  71. "String Geometry", College of Science Colloquium, Virginia Tech. February 2013.

    2012

  72. "Heterotic Compactifications", Three lecture series, Strings to the LHC III, Puri (India). December 2012.
  73. "Exploring the Moduli Space of Heterotic Standard Models", String Seminar, MIT Center for Theoretical Physics. October 2012.
  74. "New Aspects of Heterotic/F-theory Duality", Bethe Forum for Theoretical Physics, University of Bonn (Germany). September 2012.
  75. "Heterotic Geometry and Deformation Theory", Generalized Geometry, String Theory, and Deformations Conference, Harvard University. August 2012.
  76. "New Aspects of Heterotic Geometry and Phenomenology", STRINGS 2012, Ludwig Maximilians University, Munich (Germany). July 2012.
  77. "Heterotic Vector Bundles, Deformations and Geometric Transitions", String Math 2012, University of Bonn (Germany). July 2012.
  78. "String Compactification and Calabi-Yau Geometry", Five Lecture Series, Graduate Workshop on String Phenomenology, Simons Center for Geometry and Physics, Stonybrook University. July 2012.
  79. "Vector Bundles and Moduli Stabilization in Heterotic Theories", String Pheno 2012 (Plenary Speaker), Isaac Newton Institute, University of Cambridge (UK). June 2012.
  80. "Standard Models and Moduli Stabilization in Heterotic Theories", Theory Seminar, Northeastern University. April 2012.
  81. "Algorithmic String Geometry", Theory Seminar, University of New Hampshire. April 2012.
  82. "Algorithmic String Geometry", Theory Seminar, Brown University. April 2012.
  83. "Algorithmic String Geometry", Triangle Seminar (Kings College London, Imperial College London, Queen Mary University London, and City University London) UK. January 2012.
  84. "Line Bundle Standard Models", Isaac Newton Institute for Mathematical Sciences, Mathematics of Strings and Branes Workshop, Cambridge University (UK). January 2012.
  85. 2011

  86. "Line Bundle Standard Models", Theory Seminar, Institute for Advanced Study, Princeton. November 2011.
  87. "Line Bundle Standard Models", High Energy Theory Seminar, Max Planck Institute for Physics, Munich (Germany). October 2011
  88. "An Algorithmic Approach to String Phenomenology", High Energy Theory Seminar, University of Minnesota. October 2011.
  89. "Heterotic Moduli Stabilization", String Lunch Seminar, Harvard University. September 2011.
  90. "An Algorithmic Approach to String Phenomenology" SUSY 2011, Fermilab. August 2011.
  91. "Complex Structure Stabilization", String Pheno 2011, University of Wisconsin at Madison. August 2011.
  92. "Heterotic Moduli Stabilization", String Math 2011, University of Pennyslvania. June 2011.
  93. "Moduli Stabilization and Vacuum Structure", String Vacuum Project Meeting 2011, University of Pennsylvania. May 2011.
  94. "Geometric Moduli Stabilization in Heterotic Vacua", High Energy Theory Seminar, University of Texas at Austin. April 2011.
  95. "Geometric Moduli Stabilization in Heterotic Vacua", Theory Seminar, Texas A & M University. April 2011.
  96. "Supersymmetry and Geometric Moduli Stabilization in Heterotic Vacua", SPOCK Meeting, University of Cincinnati. March 2011.
  97. 2010

  98. "Toric Geometry in String/M-theory", Toric Geometry Seminar, University of Pennsylvania. November 2010.
  99. "Stabilizing the complex structure in Calabi-Yau compactifications of heterotic M-theory", String Vacuum Project Meeting 2010, Ohio State University. November 2010.
  100. "Supersymmetry and Moduli Stabilization in Heterotic theory", High Energy Theory Seminar, University of Chicago. November 2010.
  101. "Stabilizing the Complex Structure in Heterotic Calabi-Yau Vacua", Theory Seminar, Rutgers University. October 2010.
  102. "Supersymmetry and Moduli Stabilization in Heterotic theory", Math/Physics Seminar, Duke University. October 2010.
  103. "A new approach to moduli stabilization in Heterotic theories", High Energy Theory Seminar, McGill University. September 2010.
  104. "Numerical Algorithms: Metrics and Connections", String Phenomenology 2010, Paris (France). July 2010.
  105. "Consequences of Heterotic Supersymmetry", American Mathematical Society Regional Meeting 2010, University of Kentucky, Lexington. March 2010.
  106. "Supersymmetry and Global Constraints in Heterotic Theories", Strings at the LHC and in the Early Universe Program 2010, KITP, University of California at Santa Barbara. March 2010.
  107. "Stability Walls and Heterotic Supersymmetry", Physics Deptartment Seminar, Virginia Tech. February 2010.
  108. 2009

  109. "Stability and Supersymmetry in Heterotic Theories", Theory Seminar, Ohio State University. November 2009.
  110. "Stability and Supersymmetry in Heterotic Theories", Workshop on (0,2) Mirror Symmetry, Max Planck Inst., Potsdam (Germany). August 2009.
  111. "Stability Walls in Heterotic Theories: Part 1", String Phenomenology 2009, University of Warsaw (Poland). June 2009.
  112. "Stability Wall-Crossing in Heterotic Effective Theories", String Seminary, Institute for Advanced Study, Princeton. April 2009.
  113. 2008

  114. "Intro to F-Theory Phenomenology", F-Theory Workshop, University of Pennsylvania. November 2008.
  115. "An Algorithmic Approach to Heterotic Compactification", ``Mathematical Challenges in String Phenomenology" Workshop, Erwin Schrodinger Institute, University of Vienna (Austria). October 2008.
  116. "An Algorithmic Approach to Heterotic Compactification", Joint Math/Physics Seminar, University of Pennsylvania. August 2008.
  117. "An Algorithmic Approach to Heterotic Compactification: Monads, CICYs, and Particle spectra", Theory Seminar DAMTP Cambridge University (UK). May 2008.
  118. 2007

  119. "Monad bundles and heterotic strings", Theory Seminar, Institute for Particle Physics Phenomenology, University of Durham (UK). November 2007.
  120. "An algorithmic approach to heterotic compactification", Theory seminar, University of Liverpool (UK). October 2007.
  121. "An algorithmic approach to heterotic compactification", String seminar, Princeton University. September 2007.
  122. "M-theory on singular G2 spaces", Theoretical Physics and Math Seminar, Columbia University. September 2007.
  123. "An algorithmic approach to heterotic compactification", Duality Seminar, Harvard University. September 2007.
  124. "String theory and the real world", Physics Deptartment Colloquium, Utah State University. September 2007.
  125. "M-theory on singular G2 spaces", String Seminar, Caltech. September 20087.
  126. "M-theory on singular G2 spaces",Theoretical Physics Seminar, University of California at Santa Barbara. September 2007.
  127. "M-theory on singular G2 spaces",Theoretical Physics Seminar, University of California at Berkeley. September 2007.
  128. "An algorithmic approach to heterotic compactification", Physics Deptartment Seminar, Northeastern University, September 2007.
  129. "An algorithmic approach to heterotic compactification", Theory Seminar, University of Pennsylvania. September 2007.
  130. "An algorithmic approach to heterotic compactification", Perimeter Institute, Waterloo (Canada). September 2007.
  131. "String Theory and the future", Oxbridge Summer Program Colloquium, Pembroke College, Oxford (UK). July 2007.
  132. "M-Theory on singular G2 spaces", Theoretical Physics Seminar, University of Wales, Swansea (UK). March 2007.
  133. "Monads on cyclic Calabi-Yau spaces", Mathematical Physics Group Seminar, Mathematical Institute, University of Oxford (UK). March 2007.
  134. 2006

  135. "M-theory compactifications on G2 Spaces" Particle Physics Seminar, Deptartment of Theoretical Physics, University of Oxford (UK). October 2006.
  136. "M-Theory on the Orbifold C^2/Z_N, String Theory Seminar, Mathematical Institute, University of Oxford (UK). April 2006.
  137. "A Review of M-theory on G2 Spaces". Mathematical Physics Group Seminar, Mathematical Institute, University of Oxford (UK). April 2006.
  138. 2005

  139. "Sharing the Mystery: Outreach Ideas in Advanced Physics". World Conference on Physics and Sustainable Development, Durban (South Africa). October 2005.
  140. "Theories-of-Everything and Strings: A Brief Overview of String and M-theory", Utah State University Physics Department Colloquium. August 2005.
  141. "A User's Guide for the Universe", Magdalen College Research Forum, University of Oxford (UK). April 2005.
  142. 2004

  143. "Biconformal Spaces and Supergravity", String Group Talk, Mathematical Institute, University of Oxford (UK). November 2004.
  144. "A Look At Quantum Gravity", Utah State University Physics Department Colloquium. September 2004.
  145. 2003

  146. "Biconformal Supergravity", "Posters on the Hill" State Capitol Building Event, Salt Lake City, UT. January 2003.
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    2002

  148. "Biconformal Supergravity" (Poster). Dirac Centennial Conference, Baylor University. September 2002.
  149. "Orthosymplectic Supergravity" (Poster). Utah State University Student Showcase. April 2002.