On 15 June 2020 I gave a talk in the topology seminar at the University of Melbourne, entitled “A-polynomials, Ptolemy varieties, and Dehn filling.”

## Monash topology talk on Circle packings, Lagrangian Grassmannians, and Scattering Diagrams, April 2020

On 1 April 2020 I gave a talk in the Monash topology seminar, entitled “Circle packings, Lagrangian Grassmannians, and scattering diagrams”.

## AustMS 2019 talk on geometry and physics of circle packings

On 4 December 2019 I gave a talk in the Topology session of the 2019 Australian Mathematical Society meeting, entitled “Geometry and physics of circle packings”.

## Talk in Monash discrete mathematics seminar, September 2019

On 16 September 2019 I gave a talk in the Monash discrete mathematics seminar. The talk was entitled “The sensitivity conjecture, induced subgraphs of cubes, and Clifford algebras”.

## Monash topology talk on sensitivity conjecture and Clifford algebras, July 2019

On 31 July 2019 I gave a talk at Monash University in the topology seminar, entitled “The sensitivity conjecture, induced subgraphs of cubes, and Clifford algebras”.

## The beauty of mathematics shows itself to patient followers

In September 2018 I gave a talk on the life and mathematics of Maryam Mirzakhani in the School of Physical and Mathematical Sciences colloquium at NTU in Singapore.

## Talk on Counting Curves on Surfaces, September 2018

On 19 September 2018 I gave a talk at the National University of Singapore (NUS) in the Topology and Geometry seminar. The talk was entitled “Counting Curves on Surfaces”.

## The algebra and geometry of contact categories, Melbourne July 2018

On Monday July 23 2018 I gave a talk in the Geometry and Topology seminar at the University of Melbourne.

## Some pure mathematics and consciousness

In November 2017 I gave a talk to the Monash Consciousness Research Laboratory (Tsuchiya Lab). I talked about some pure mathematical ideas that have appeared in the literature on the frontiers of neuroscience and the study of consciousness — gauge theory, and category theory.

## Plane graphs, special alternating links, and contact geometry, Sydney Oct 2017

On Thursday October 5 2017 I gave a talk in the Geometry and Topology seminar at the University of Sydney.