Seminars: 2014

Distribution of particle
displacements due to swimming microorganisms.
Talk at the APS Division of Fluid Dynamics
Conference, San Francisco, CA, 24 November 2014.

Shallow fluids meet Einstein: an
experimental geodesic flow on a curved space.
Talk at the APS Division of Fluid Dynamics
Conference, San Francisco, CA, 23 November 2014.

Random entanglements.
Applied Mathematics Seminar, Stanford University,
Stanford, CA, 20 November 2014.

Topological tools for the
real world. Claremont Colleges Mathematics Colloquium, 29 October
2014.

How swimming microorganisms
displace fluid particles. Workshop
on Turbulent
Transport and
Mixing, IPAM, Los
Angeles, CA, 13 October 2014.

Topological tools for
the real world.
Mathematics in Science and
Society Colloquium, University of Illinois, Urbana, IL, 16
September 2014.

An introduction to braids. Informal lecture, Center for Complexity
and Collective Computation, Wisconsin Institute for Discovery,
University of Wisconsin, Madison, 9 September 2014.

The topological complexity of orbit data.
Plenary talk at the
Workshop
on Setoriented Numerics, Christchurch, New Zealand,
2 September 2014.

Einstein on the beach: fluid flow on a curved
space. SDG
Seminar, University of Sydney, Sydney, Australia, 29 August 2014.

How swimming microorganisms displace fluid
particles. Applied Math Seminar, University of New South Wales,
Sydney, Australia, 28 August 2014.

Why are all my power cords
entangled? A lecture on random entanglement. Talk at the Summer
Program in Geophysical Fluid Dynamics, Woods Hole, MA, 14 July 2014.

Random braids. Plenary talk (AMS
Invited Address), SIAM Annual Meeting, Chicago, IL, 11 July
2014. [video]

Hyperbolic geometry. Talk
at Math Week, East High School, Madison, WI, 19 May 2014.

Transport and Mixing in Complex and
Turbulent Flows: Progress since the 2010 IMA workshop. Talk
at the Summit on Complex Fluids and Complex Flows, Institute
for Mathematics and its Applications, Minneapolis, MN, 9 May 2014.

pseudoAnosovs with small or large
dilatation. Plenary talk, AMS Central Section Meeting,
Lubbock, TX, 12 April 2014.

The topology of fluid mixing.
Physics Colloquium, University of Texas at Austin, TX, 19 March 2014.

The topology of fluid mixing. Talk at
the Workshop on Algebraic Topology in Dynamics, Differential
Equations, and Experimental Data, Institute for Mathematics
and its Applications, Minneapolis, MN, 12 February 2014.

Distribution of particle displacements in
biomixing. Talk at the Workshop on Mixing, transport, and
coherent structures, Oberwolfach, Germany, 28 January 2014.

Topological tools for trajectory data
analysis. Talk at the SJTU International Forum on
Mathematics, Shanghai Jiao Tong University, Shanghai, China, 10
January 2014.