Invited Seminars and Other Talks
Invited Seminars & Participations/Workshops:

``Aspects of faceting in epitaxial relaxation'', talk:
Minisymposium on Morphological Evolution of Crystalline Surfaces, Thin Films, and Clusters,
SIAM Conference on Mathematical Aspects of Materials Science,
Philadelphia, PA, June 12, 2013.

``BoseEinstein condensation: Bound states with periodic microstructure'',
invited talk:
workshop on ``Quantum Systems: A Mathematical Journey
from Few to Many Particles'', Center for Scientific Computation and Mathematical
Modeling (CSCAMM), University of Maryland, College Park, MD, May 15, 2013.

``A multiscale perspective of epitaxial growth'',
invited seminar: MMEC Seminar Series,
Department of Mechanical Engineering, Massachusetts Institute of Technology,
Cambridge, MA, April 23, 2013.

`` A twoscale view of crystal facets'',
invited talk:
Workshop IV: Computational Methods for Multiscale Modeling of Materials Defects,
Program on ``Materials Defects: Mathematics, Computation, and Engineering'',
Institute for Pure and Applied Mathematics (IPAM), University of California, Los Angeles, CA, December 6, 2012.

``Crystal facets in materials surface relaxation: A twoscale perspective'',
invited talk:
Special Workshop: Mathematics and the Materials Genome
Initiative, Institute for Mathematics and its Applications (IMA), University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, MN, September 13, 2012.

``On the dynamics of crystal facets in materials surface relaxation,'' invited talk:
2012 SIAM Annual Meeting, Minneapolis, MN, July 13, 2012.

``Crystal facets in epitaxyProgress and challenges,'' invited Seminar:
Institute for Computational and Experimental Research in Mathematics (ICERM),
Brown University, Providence, RI, June 1, 2012.

``Homogenization of bound state of BoseEinstein gas,''
invited Seminar: Center for Scientific Computation and Mathematical Modeling (CSCAMM),
University of Maryland, College Park, MD, April 25, 2012.

``BoseEinstein condensation beyond mean field: Manybody bound state of periodic microstructure,''
invited talk: American Mathematical Society (AMS) 2012 Spring Eastern Sectional Meeting,
The George Washington University, Washington, DC, March 18, 2012.

``Dynamics of facets on crystal surfaces,'' invited Seminar:
Applied Dynamics Seminar, University of Maryland, College Park, MD, February 23, 2012.

``Discrete and continuum dynamics of faceted crystal surfaces,'' contributed Talk:
2011 Materials Research Society (MRS) Fall Meeting, Boston, MA, December 1, 2012.

``From step motion to continuum laws in epitaxial
relaxation: Lessons and challenges,'' invited Seminar: Materials Science & Engineering Seminar Series,
University of Maryland, College Park, MD, November 18, 2011.

``A tale of two scales: From discrete schemes to Partial Differential
Equations in epitaxial growth,'' invited Lecture: Fall 2011 Meeting for the WashingtonBaltimore Section of the Society for Industrial and Applied Mathematics (SIAM),
Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD, November 16, 2011.

``Notions of singular interfacial energy
in epitaxial relaxation,'' invited Talk: Minisymposium on
``Anisotropic Evolution of Interfaces'', 7th International Congress on Industrial and Applied Mathematics (ICIAM),
Vancouver, Canada, July 18, 2011.

``Stochastic model for epitaxial system in 1+1 dimensions,'' invited Seminar:
Informal Statistical Physics Seminar series, Institute for Physical Science \& Technology (IPST),
Univ. Maryland, College Park, MD, May 3, 2011.

``BoseEinstein condensation: Nonlocality
and homogenization in a trap,'' invited Seminar: PDE & Applied Math Seminar Series,
Department of Mathematics, University of Maryland, College Park, MD, April 21, 2011.

``A stochastic view of epitaxial growth,'' invited Seminar: Applied Math Seminar series,
Department of Mathematics, University of Delaware,
Newark, DE, April 12, 2011.

``Mean field approach to fluctuations of surface line defects,'' contributed Talk:
APS March Meeting 2011, American Physical Society, Dallas, TX, March 23, 2011.

``A stochastic view of epitaxial growth,'' invited Seminar:
Center for Scientific Computation and Mathematical Modeling (CSCAMM),
University of Maryland, College Park, MD, December 8, 2010.

``Stochastic models of epitaxial growth:
Meanfield theory and kinetic MonteCarlo simulations,'' contributed Talk: 2010 Materials Research
Society (MRS) Fall Meeting, Boston, MA, December 1, 2010.

``Two tales of two scales in homoepitaxial relaxation and growth,''
invited Seminar:
Mechanical and Materials Engineering (MME) Symposium Series,
The School of Mechanical & Materials Engineering,
Washington State University, Pullman, WA, September 9, 2010.

``Higherorder correction to meanfield evolution
for interacting Bosons,''
invited Lecture:
Minisymposium on ``BoseEinstein
Condensation: Modeling, Analysis and Simulation'',
SIAM Conference on Nonlinear Waves and Coherent Structures,
Philadelphia, PA, August 16, 2010.

``Crystal surface evolution: From step motion to macroscopic laws,''
invited Tutorial Lectures (3): Interdisciplinary
Conference on Mathematical Aspects of Crystal Growth,
Minisemester on Evolution of Interfaces, Sapporo, Japan, July 12August 13, 2010.

``Step dynamics: Deterministic and stochastic
effects in mound decay and growth,'' invited Lecture:
Minisymposium on Growth and Relaxation of Epitaxial Thin Films,
SIAM Conference on Mathematical Aspects of Materials Science,
Philadelphia, PA, May 24, 2010.

``Two tales of two scales in (1+1)dimensional epitaxy,''
PDE and Applied Math Seminar, Department of Mathematics,
University of Maryland, College Park, MD, March 25, 2010.

``Epitaxial growth: A twoscale perspective,''
invited Lecture: Applied Mathematics Seminar, Department of Mathematics,
The George Washington University, Washington, DC, March 4, 2010.

``Crystal surface motion: A story of two scales,''
invited Lecture: Applied Mathematics Seminar, Courant Institute
of Mathematical Sciences, New York University,
New York, NY, February 5, 2010.

``Kinetic descriptions of evolution of crystalline surfaces,''
invited Lecture: Minisymposium on Kinetic Approaches in Materials Science,
SIAM Conference on Analysis of Partial Differential Equations,
Miami, FL, Dec. 710, 2009.

``Crystal surface diffusion: Numerical simulation and homogenization,''
invited Lecture: Minisymposium on Singular and Degenerating Parabolic
Problems and Weighted
Curvature Flows, SIAM Conference on Analysis of Partial Differential
Equations, Miami, FL, Dec. 710, 2009.

``Kinetic aspects of crystal surface evolution: Modeling
and analysis,'' invited Lecture: Applied and Computational
Math Seminar, Department of Mathematics,
George Mason University, Fairfax, VA, April 10, 2009.

``Macroscopic evolution of epitaxial material systems:
The story of two scales,'' invited Lecture:
Mathematics Colloquium, Department of Mathematics,
Howard University, Washington, DC, April 3, 2009.

``Deconstructing surface reconstruction: Fick's law
of diffusion,'' invited Lecture: Surface Physics Group Seminar,
Materials Research Science & Eng. Center (MRSEC),
University of Maryland,
College Park, MD, March 27, 2009.

``On kinetic descriptions of crystal surface evolution,''
invited Lecture: Center for Scientific Computation & Mathematical Modeling
(CSCAMM) Seminar, University of Maryland, College Park, MD,
December 10, 2008.

Invited participant:
Workshop on Development and Analysis of Multiscale Methods,
Institute for Mathematics and Its Applications (IMA),
University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, MN, Nov. 37, 2008.

Invited participant: Workshop on Quantitative Approaches to Cell Motility
and Chemotaxis, Institute for Mathematics and Its Applications (IMA),
University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, MN, May 2730, 2008.

``Kinetic hierarchies and continuum limit for stepped crystal surfaces,''
invited Lecture: Minisymposium on Kinetics and Fluctuations of Crystal Surfaces:
From Discrete Models to Continuum, SIAM (Society for Industrial and Applied
Mathematics) Conference on Mathematical Aspects of Materials Science, Philadelphia,
PA, May 1114, 2008.

``Unification of step bunching phenomena on vicinal surfaces,''
invited Lecture: Minisymposium on Instabilities During Epitaxy: From Step Bunching To Phase Segregation,
SIAM (Society for Industrial and Applied
Mathematics) Conference on Mathematical Aspects of Materials Science, Philadelphia,
PA, May 1114, 2008.

``The case of the quantum dilute gas,''
invited Lecture: Workshop on Nonlocal Operators and Applications, Banff International Research Station (BIRS)
for Mathematical Innovation and Discovery, Banff, Canada, April 27  May 2, 2008.

``Facets as shocks and other surprises in capturing
discrete effects by continuum laws for crystal surfaces,''
invited Lecture: Surface Physics Group Seminar,
Materials Research Science & Eng. Center (MRSEC),
University of Maryland,
College Park, MD, April 25, 2008.

``From discrete schemes to singular interfacial energies:
Lessons and challenges in epitaxial relaxation,''
invited Lecture: Applied and Computational Math. Seminar,
Department of Mathematics, Georgia Institute of Technology,
Atlanta, GA, April 14, 2008.

``From step models to continuum laws,'' invited Lecture:
Workshop on Facets of Heteroepitaxy: Theory, Experiment, and
Computation, Banff International Research Station for Mathematical
Innovation and Discovery (BIRS), Banff, Canada, February 1015, 2008.

``Evolution of crystal surfaces: From motion of steps to continuum
theories,'' invited Informal Seminar: Theory Department,
Fritz Haber Institute of the Max Planck Society, Berlin, Germany,
January 21, 2008.

``Modeling and analysis of epitaxial relaxation: From steps
to the continuum,'' invited Lecture: Institute of
Theoretical Physics, Department of Physics,
Cologne University, Cologne, Germany, January 17, 2008.

``Modeling and analysis of stepped crystal surfaces,'' invited Lecture:
Minisymposium on From Microscopic Models to Continuum Laws: Current Challenges
in Epitaxial Growth, SIAM (Society for Industrial and Applied Math)
Conference on Analysis of Partial Differential Equations, Mesa, AZ, December 1012, 2007.

``Singular interfacial energy, faceting, and crystal microstructure in epitaxial
relaxation,'' invited Lecture: Minisymposium on Energy Based Approaches
to Nonlinear Partial Differential Equations, SIAM
Conference on Analysis of Partial Differential Equations, Mesa, AZ, December 1012, 2007.

``From discrete models to continuum laws: The paradigm of
epitaxial growth,'' invited Lecture: Mathematics Colloquium,
Department of Mathematics, Georgetown University, Washington, DC,
November 30, 2007.

``Crystal surface evolution: from discrete schemes to continuum laws,''
invited Lecture: Minisymposium on Modeling, Analysis and Simulation of
Crystal Defects: Dislocation and Surface Step Dynamics Across the Scales,
6th International Congress on Industrial and Applied Mathematics (ICIAM),
Zurich, Switzerland, July 1620, 2007.

``Singular interfacial energy and faceting in epitaxial relaxation,''
invited Lecture: Minisymposium on Anisotropic Curvature Flow and Its Applications,
6th International Congress on Industrial and Applied Mathematics (ICIAM),
Zurich, Switzerland, July 1620, 2007.

``From microscopic physics to continuum laws in epitaxial growth:
lessons, progress and challenges,'' invited Lecture:
Gordon Research Conference on Thin Film \& Crystal Growth Mechanisms,
Mount Holyoke College, South Hadley, MA,
June 2429, 2007.

``Anisotropic step stiffness from a kinetic model of epitaxial growth,''
invited Lecture: Lake Arrowhead Reunion Conference: Bridging Time and Length
Scales in Materials Science and Biophysics, Institute for Pure and Applied Mathematics (IPAM),
University of California at Los Angeles, Lake Arrowhead, CA,
June 1015, 2007.

``From discrete schemes to continuum laws: the
case of crystal surface evolution,''
invited Lecture: Applied Analysis and PDE's Seminar,
Department of Applied Mathematics, University of Crete,
Heraklion (Crete), Greece, May 23, 2007.

``Modeling stepped surfaces across the scales:
facet evolution and anisotropic step stiffness,'' invited Lecture:
Workshop on Nonequilibrium Interface and Surface Dynamics:
Theory, Experiment and Simulation from Atomistic to Continuum Scales,
Center for Scientific Computation and Mathematical Modeling (CSCAMM),
University of Maryland, College Park, MD, April 23, 2007.

``From microscopic physics to continuum laws for crystal
surfaces: Progress and challenges,'' invited Lecture: CSCAMM Seminar,
Center for Scientific Computation and Mathematical Modeling (CSCAMM),
University of Maryland, College Park, MD, April 4, 2007.

``Recent surprises in asymptotics for continuum mechanics,''
invited Lecture: Plasma Physics Seminar, Institute for Plasma Research (IREAP),
University of Maryland, College Park, MD, March 14, 2007.

``Aspects of computing from the perspective of
Schrödinger's PDE,''
invited Lecture: Graduate Minicourse Series, Department of Mathematics,
University of Maryland, College Park, MD, November 15, 2006.

``Modeling and analysis of crystal surface evolution: From microscopic
physics to continuum laws,'' invited Lecture: Society for Natural
Philosophy (SNP)
Conference, Department of Mathematics, Purdue University,
Lafayette, IN, November 11, 2006.

``Evolution of crystal surfaces: Modeling and analysis for the nanoscale
to the macroscale,'' invited Lecture: Graduate Seminar, Department of Mechanical Engineering,
University of Houston, Houston, TX, October 26, 2006.

``From physicsbased discrete schemes to PDE's and movingboundary problems,''
invited Lecture: Graduate Minicourse Series, Department of Mathematics,
University of Maryland, College Park, MD, October 18, 2006.

``Evolution of crystal surfaces: From discrete schemes
to continuum laws,'' invited Lecture: Applied Mathematics Colloquium,
Department of Mathematics, University of Arizona, Tucson, AZ,
October 13, 2006.

``State transformation in quantum memory:
Impurity caused by time limits,'' invited Lecture:
Third Feynman Festival, Department of Physics, University of Maryland,
College Park, MD, August 27, 2006.

``Mathematical modeling of crystal surfaces: From discrete schemes to continuum laws,'' invited Lecture:
Seminar on Multiscale Modeling and Computations, Department of Mathematics, Pennsylvania State University,
University Park, PA, April 20, 2006.

``Nonlinear dynamics of crystal surfaces: From discrete schemes to continuum laws,'' invited Lecture:
Workshop on Nonlinearity and Randomness in Complex Systems, Department of Mathematics, State University of New York (SUNY),
Buffalo, NY, March 31, 2006.

``Modeling of crystal surface morphological evolution: From discrete schemes to continuum laws,'' invited Lecture:
Colloquium, Department of Computational \& Applied Mathematics, Rice University,
Houston, TX, March 27, 2006.

Invited Speaker: ``Morphological evolution of crystal surfaces: From step motion to
a continuum theory'', Lecture: 2006 March Meeting of the American Physical Society (APS), Baltimore, MD, March 13, 2006.

``Morphological evolution of crystal surfaces: Modeling
from the nanoscale to macroscale'', invited Lecture: Statistical Physics Seminar,
Institute for Physical Science and Technology (IPST), University of Maryland, College Park, MD, February 21, 2006.

``Modeling crystal surface evolution: From microscopic schemes
to continuum laws,'' invited Lecture:
Applied and Computational Mathematics Seminar, Department of Mathematics, Georgia Institute of Technology,
Atlanta, GA, February 9, 2006.

``Morphological evolution of crystal surfaces: Modeling from the nanoscale to the macroscale,'' invited Lecture:
Seminar, Department of Applied Mathematics \& Statistics, Johns Hopkins University,
Baltimore, MD, February 2, 2006.

``Mathematical modeling of crystal surfaces: From microscopic schemes to continuum laws,'' invited Lecture:
Computational and Applied Mathematics Seminar, Department of Mathematics, Purdue University, Lafayette, IN, January 27, 2006.

``Modeling of crystal surfaces: From microscopic schemes to continuum evolution laws,'' invited Lecture:
PDE Seminar, Department of Mathematics, University of Minnesota,
Twin Cities, MN, January 17, 2006.

``Mathematical modeling of crystal surfaces: From discrete schemes to continuum laws,'' invited Lecture:
Department of Mathematics, State University of New York (SUNY), Buffalo, NY, January 12, 2006.

``Evolution of crystal surfaces: From microscopic models to continuum laws,'' invited Lecture:
PDE \& Applied Math Seminar, Department of Mathematics, University of Maryland,
College Park, MD, November 10, 2005.

``Surfaces of crystalline materials: From microscopic models
to continuum laws,'' invited Lecture: Mathematics Colloquium, Department of Mathematics, State University of New York (SUNY),
Buffalo, NY, November 1, 2005.

``Continuum approach to crystal surface morphological evolution,'' invited Lecture:
Seminar, Theoretical and Applied Mechanics (TAM), Cornell University, Ithaca, NY, October 26, 2005.

``Crystal surface evolution: From atomic steps to continuum laws and freeboundary problems,''
invited Lecture: Applied Mathematics Colloquium, Department of Mathematics, University of California,
Los Angeles, CA, October 19, 2005.

Invited Lecturer and core participant: Workshop on Bridging Time and
Length Scales in Materials Science and BioPhysics, Institute for Pure
and Applied Mathematics (IPAM), Los Angeles, CA, September 12 December 16,
2005.

``Continuum approach to crystal surface morphological evolution,''
invited Lecture: Surface Science Seminar, Condensed Matter Group,
Department of Physics, University of Maryland, College Park,
MD, September 2, 2005.

``Continuum approach to crystal surface morphology evolution below
roughening,'' invited Lecture: Current Challenges in Mechanics and
Materials, ThinAir Philosophical Society Symposium, University
of Wyoming, Laramie, WY, August 811, 2005.

``Continuum approach to crystal surface morphology evolution,''
invited Lecture: Workshop on Effective Theories for Materials
and Macromolecules, Institute for Mathematics and its Applications
(IMA), University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, MN, June 811, 2005.

``Multiscale aspects of surface morphology evolution,'' invited
Lecture: MiniWorkshop on Continuum Treatments of Crystal Surface
Morphology Evolution, Division of Engineering and Applied Sciences,
Harvard University, Cambridge, MA, May 1617, 2005.

``Unified approach to crystal surface evolution below roughening,''
invited Lecture: Condensed Matter and Applied Physics Colloquium
Series, Division of Engineering and Applied Sciences and
Department of Physics, Harvard University, Cambridge, MA, March 11,
2005.

``Unified approach to crystal surface evolution below roughening,''
invited Lecture: Physical Mathematics Seminar Series, Department
of Mathematics, M.I.T., Cambridge, MA, February 15, 2005.

``Continuum theory of crystal surface relaxation below the roughening
transition,'' invited Lecture: Applied Mathematics Colloquium Series,
Department of Mathematics, University of California, Berkeley,
CA, February 9, 2005.

``Unified continuum theory of crystal surface relaxation below
roughening,'' invited Lecture: Special Applied Mathematics Seminar
Series, department of mathematics, University of California, Los
Angeles, CA, January 25, 2005.

``Continuum theory of crystal surface relaxation below roughening,''
invited Lecture: Applied Mathematics Colloquium Series,
Department of Mathematics, University of California, San Diego,
CA, January 6, 2005.

``Continuum approach to nanostructure decay
below the roughening temperature,'' invited Lecture:
Mathematics Colloquium Series, Department of Mathematics
and Statistics, University of Vermont, Burlington, VT, December 9, 2004.

``Towards a unified continuum theory of crystal surface morphological relaxation
below roughening,'' invited Lecture:
Materials Science and Engineering Colloquium Series,
Department of Materials Science and Engineering,
The Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD, October 27, 2004.

``A continuum approach to profile scaling in nanostructure decay
below the roughening temperature,'' invited, informal Lecture:
Division of Engineering, Brown University, Providence, RI, June 4, 2004.

``Continuum approach to profile scaling in nanostructure decay
below the roughening temperature,''
invited, informal Lecture: Division of Engineering
and Applied Science, California Institute of Technology,
Pasadena, CA, May 28, 2004.

`` Continuum approach to profile scaling in nanostructure decay
below the roughening temperature,''
invited, informal Lecture: Department of Mathematics,
University of California, Los Angeles, CA, May 27, 2004.

``Continuum approach to profile scaling in nanostructure decay
below the roughening temperature,'' invited Lecture:
Physical Mathematics Seminar Series,
Department of Mathematics, M.I.T., Cambridge, MA, February 13, 2004.

``Continuum approach to profile scaling in nanostructure decay
below the roughening temperature,'' invited, informal Lecture:
Department of Materials Science and Engineering, M.I.T.,
Cambridge, MA, February 12, 2004.

``Continuum approach to profile scaling in nanostructures decay below
the roughening temperature,'' invited Lecture:
Applied Mathematics Seminar Series, Courant Institute,
New York, NY, January 30, 2004.

``Continuum description of profile scaling in nanostructure decay,''
invited Lecture:
Applied Mathematics Colloquium Series,
Department of Applied Physics and Applied Mathematics,
Columbia University, New York, NY, January 27, 2004.

``Continuum description of profile scaling in nanostructure decay,''
invited Lecture:
Mechanics Seminar Series,
Department of Mechanical Engineering, M.I.T., Cambridge, MA, April 28, 2003.

``Electronic structure of solid nitromethane: Effects of static
pressure and molecular vacancies,''
invited Lecture: Chemistry and Materials Science
Directorate, Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory,
Livermore, CA, March 28, 2002.

``Crystal surface relaxation below the roughening transition:
Evolution of axisymmetric structures and scaling via a continuum description,'' invited Lecture:
Chemistry and Materials Science Directorate, Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory, Livermore, CA, March 27, 2002.

``General theory of BoseEinstein condensation
in an external potential'',
invited Lecture: Chemistry and Materials Science Directorate,
Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory, Livermore, CA,
March 27, 2002.

``Towards a general theory of BoseEinstein condensation in an external potential,'' invited Lecture: Physical Mathematics Seminar Series,
Department of Mathematics, M.I.T., Cambridge, MA, February 6, 2001.

``General theory of BoseEinstein condensation
in an external potential,'' invited Lecture: Atomic and Molecular
Physics Division Seminar Series, HarvardSmithsonian Center for Astrophysics,
Cambridge, MA, February 23, 1999.

``BoseEinstein condensation in an external potential,''
invited Lecture: Condensed Matter Theory Seminar Series,
Harvard University, Cambridge, MA, November 12, 1998.

``BoseEinstein condensation in an external
potential at zero temperature,'' invited Lecture:
Seminar Series, Center for Studies in
Physics and Biology, The Rockefeller University, New York, NY, March 11, 1998.

``Asymptotic expansions of
integrals using the Mellin transform: An introduction,''
invited Lecture by G.
Fikioris and D. Margetis:
Rome Laboratory, Electromagnetics and Reliability Directorate,
Hanscom, MA, June 19, 1996.
Conference Presentations:

``Stochastic models of epitaxial growth: Meanfield theory and kinetic MonteCarlo simulations,''
contributed Talk: 2010 Materials Research Society (MRS) Fall Meeting, Boston, MA, December 1, 2010.

``Continuum theory of crystal surface morphology evolution below roughening,''
poster presentation: Gordon Research Conference on Thin Film \& Crystal Growth Mechanisms,
Mount Holyoke College, South Hadley, MA, June 26July 1, 2005.

``Continuum description of step motion by Lagrangian coordinates,''
Lecture: Materials Research Society (MRS) Meeting,
Boston, MA, November 28December 3, 2004.

``Continuum approach to selfsimilarity and scaling in nanostructure
decay below the roughening temperature,'' poster presentation:
Materials Research Society (MRS) Meeting, Boston, MA, November 28
December 3, 2004.

``Continuum theory of interacting steps on crystal surfaces in (2+1) dimensions,'' Lecture:
Materials Research Society (MRS) Meeting, Boston, MA,
November 28December 3, 2004.

``Continuum theory of interacting steps on crystal surfaces in 2+1 dimensions,''
invited poster presentation: Workshop on Future Challenges in Multiscale Modeling and
Simulation, Institute for Mathematics and its Applications (IMA), University of Minnesota,
Minneapolis, MN, November 1820, 2004.

``Continuum description of profile scaling in nanostructure decay,''
Lecture:
Society for Industrial & Applied Mathematics (SIAM)
Conference on Mathematical Aspects of Materials Science, Los Angeles,
CA, May 2326, 2004.

``Continuum description of profile scaling in nanostructure decay,'' Lecture:
March Meeting of the American Physical Society (APS),
Austin, TX, March 3, 2003.

``Semiempirical and firstprinciples electronicstructure calculations for phases
of nitromethane under pressure, '' Lecture: March Meeting
of the American Physical Society (APS), Seattle, WA, March 16, 2001.

``Theory of BoseEinstein condensation in an external potential
at finite temperatures,'' Lecture: March Meeting of the
American Physical Society (APS), Seattle, WA, March 16, 2001.

``Firstprinciples and semiempirical electronicstructure calculations
for highpressure phases of nitromethane,'' Lecture:
National Meeting of the American Chemical Society,
Washington, DC, August 20, 2000.

``Electromagnetic field of a horizontal dipole
below the surface of a spherical earth,'' invited Lecture
for Student Paper Competition:
1997 Union RadioScientifique Internationale (URSI,
International Union of Radio Science),
North American Radio Science Meeting, Montreal, Canada, July 1318,
1997. (Awarded third prize in the 1997 URSI Student Paper Competition.)

``Exactly solvable model for electromagnetic
field in air of a threephase power line over the earth,''
invited Lecture for International Student Paper Contest:
1996 Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE)
Antennas & Propagation International Symposium,
Baltimore, MD, July 2126,
1996.
(Awarded third prize in the 1996 International Student Paper Contest.)