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.
The Tutte polynomial and knot theory, Monash Sep 2017
On September 25, 2017 I gave a talk as part of the Bill Tutte centenary celebration at Monash University.
AustMS talk, December 2016
On 6 December, 2016, I gave a talk at the Austrlaian Mathematical Society Annual Meeting at ANU, Canberra. The talk was entitled “Strand algebras and contact categories”. Slides from the talk are available.
Talks at Low-dimensional topology workshop, Oct-Nov 2016
In October-November 2016 I gave two talks at the MSI Workshop on Low-Dimensional Topology & Quantum Algebra at ANU, Canberra. Some slides are available.