### Invited Talks

**Physics Colloquium, Brown University (2023)**

“Geometric frustration, self-assembly, mechanics, and pathways to complexity”**Banff International Research Station Workshop: Mechanics of Cells and Polymer Networks (Banff, Canada, 2023)**

“Mechanical criticality, nonlinearity, fracturing, and topological edge modes in fiber networks”**28**^{th}International Conference on Statistical Physics (StatPhys28, 2023)

“Geometric frustration, self-assembly, mechanics, and pathways to complexity”**Kavli Institute for Theoretical Physics (KITP) Conference: Structure Design and Emerging**Phenomena in Nanoparticle Assemblies: What’s next? Santa Barbara, CA (2023)

“From geometrically frustrated assemblies to metamaterials”**Kavli Institute for Theoretical Physics (KITP) Program: Nanoparticle Assemblies: A New Form of Matter with Classical Structure and Quantum Function, Santa Barbara, CA (2023)**

“Geometric frustration, self-assembly, mechanics, and pathways to complexity”**Complex Systems Seminar, University of Michigan (2023)**

“Geometric frustration, self-assembly, mechanics, and pathways to complexity”**Office of Naval Research Nano‐engineered Materials and Optical Metamaterials Programs Review (2023)**

“Active and Reconfigurable Topological Mechanical Metamaterials from the Nanoscale to the Macroscale”**Simons Collaboration on Cracking the Glass Problem Annual Meeting (2023)**

“Topological mechanics in disordered networks”**Widely Applied Math Seminars, Harvard University (2022)**

“Critical mechanical structures and transformable topological metamaterials”**IFT/ICTP-SAIFR Colloquium, São Paulo, Brazil (2022)**

“Geometric frustration, self-assembly, mechanics, and pathways to complexity”**Physics Colloquium, University of Michigan (2022)**

“Geometric frustration, self-assembly, mechanics, and pathways to complexity”**Condensed Matter Seminar, University of Colorado Boulder (2022)**“Critical mechanical structures and transformable topological metamaterials”**Physics Colloquium, University of Colorado Boulder (2022)**

“Geometric frustration, self-assembly, mechanics, and pathways to complexity”**Geometry, Topology, and Symmetry in Soft and Living Matter, Workshop at Simons Center for Geometry and Physics at Stony Brook University (2022)**“Geometric frustration, self-assembly, mechanics, and pathways to complexity” (link to video)**Physics Department Seminar, New Jersey Institute of Technology (2022)**

“Critical mechanical structures and transformable topological metamaterials”**Physics Colloquium, University of California Santa Barbara (2022)**

“Geometric frustration, self-assembly, mechanics, and pathways to complexity”**Ideas for the Future of Materials Research, The National Academies’ Condensed Matter and Materials Research Committee (CMMRC) (2022)**

“Uncharted territories between crystals and glasses” (link to video)**Spring 2022 American Chemical Society National Meeting & Exposition (2022)**

“*How does rigidity emerge and disappear in low density soft matter?*”**Physics and Astronomy Colloquium, University of Toledo (2021)**

“*Topological edge floppy modes in aperiodic networks and a mechanical duality theorem*”**LASSP & AEP Seminars, Cornell University (2021)**

“Geometric frustration, self-assembly, mechanics, and pathways to complexity”**Design, Materials, and Manufacturing Seminars, Ohio State University (2021)**

“*Critical mechanical structures, topological mechanics, thermal fluctuations, and metamaterials*“**15th International Congress on Artificial Materials for Novel Wave Phenomena (Metamaterials 2021)**

“*Switchable phonon diode using nonlinear topological Maxwell lattices*“**Simons Webinars on Cracking the Glass Problem (2021)**

“*Rigidity beyond the isostaticity paradigm: low-density amorphous solids and prestressed elasticity*“**Thematic Einstein Semester on Geometric and Topological Structure of Materials, TU Berlin,****Thematic Day 5: Algebraic Geometry and Framework Materials (2021)**

“*Frustrated Self-Assembly of Non-Euclidean Crystals of Nanoparticles*“**American Acoustic Society Spring Meeting, Acoustics in Focus (2021)**

“*Transformable Topological Mechanical Metamaterials*“**SIAM Conference on Mathematical Aspects of Materials Science (2021)**“*Frustrated Self-Assembly of Non-Euclidean Crystals of Nanoparticles*“**SIAM Conference on Mathematical Aspects of Materials Science (2021)**“*Auxeticity and Transformable Topological Mechanical Metamaterials*“**Soft Condensed Matter Seminars, New York University (2021)**

“*Frustrated Self-Assembly of Non-Euclidean Crystals of Nanoparticles*” (Link to video)**Physics Colloquium, Duke University (2021)**

“*Topological edge floppy modes in aperiodic networks and a mechanical duality theorem*” (Link to video)**The APS March Meeting (2021)**

“*Topological modes in disordered fiber networks under active driving*”**Levich Institute Seminar, The City College of New York (2021)**

“*How does rigidity emerge and disappear in low density soft matter?*”**Mini-Symposium on Materials and Periodicity, Thematic Program on Geometric Constraints Systems, Framework Rigidity, and Distance Geometry, the Fields Institute for Research in Mathematical Sciences (2021)**

“*Critical mechanical structures and transformable topological metamaterials*” (Link to video)**Applied Math Seminars, Courant Institute of Mathematical Sciences, NYU (2020)**

“*Topological edge floppy modes in aperiodic networks and a mechanical duality theorem*”**Physics Colloquium, Wayne State University (2020)**

“*Topological edge floppy modes in aperiodic networks and a mechanical duality theorem*”**CIRCS Seminars, Northeastern University (2020)**

“*Topological edge floppy modes in aperiodic networks and a mechanical duality theorem*”**Michigan Physics REU Presentation (2020)**

“Critical Mechanical Structures” (Slides in PDF)**Aspen Center for Physics Winter Conference: Low Dimensional Solids in Hard and Soft Condensed Matter: Mechanics, Thermodynamics, and Electrons (2020)**

“*Topological edge floppy modes in aperiodic networks and a mechanical duality theorem*”**122nd Statistical Mechanics Conference (2019)**

“*How does rigidity emerge and disappear in low density soft matter?*“**Condensed Matter Seminar at University of Massachusetts Amherst (2019)**

“*Topological floppy modes in aperiodic networks and a mechanical duality theorem”***Physics Colloquium at Oakland University (2019)**“*Critical Mechanical Structures: Topological Metamaterials and Robust Mechanisms in Messy Matter*”**International Focus Workshop on Granular and Particulate Networks, Max Planck Institute for the Physics of Complex Systems, Dresden, Germany (2019)**

“*How does rigidity emerge and disappear in low density soft matter?*” (Slides in PDF)**17**^{th}Northeastern Granular Materials Workshop at New York University, New York, NY (2019)

“*How does rigidity emerge and disappear in soft matter?*“**Phononics 2019, Tucson, AZ (2019)**

“*Reconfigurable Nonlinear Phonon Diodes Using Topological Maxwell Lattices*“**Computations in Science Seminar at University of Chicago (2019)**

“*Topological floppy modes in aperiodic networks and a mechanical duality theorem*” (Slides in PDF)**Warren Lecture Series, University of Minnesota (2019)**

“*Critical Mechanical Structures: Topological Metamaterials and Robust Mechanisms in Messy Matter*”**National Science Foundation (NSF) EFRI 2DARE and NewLAW Grantees Meeting 2018, San Diego, CA (2018)**

“*Topological acoustic metamaterials for programmable and high-efficiency one-way transport*”**Physics Colloquium at the University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI (2018)**

“*Topological protection in messy matter: topological edge modes in disordered fiber networks and quasicrystals*”**Society for Industrial and Applied Mathematics (SIAM) Conference on Mathematical Aspects of Materials Science, Mini-symposium on “Mathematical Aspects of Programmable Self-Assembly,” Portland, OR (2018)**

“*Folding mechanisms at finite temperature*”**Michigan Center for Applied and Interdisciplinary Mathematics (MCAIM) Women in Mathematics of Materials (WIMM) Workshop, Plenary Talk, Ann Arbor, MI (2018)**

“*Elastic networks and topological mechanics*”**Georgia Tech’s Community for Research on Active Surfaces and Interfaces (CRASI) Workshop on Topological Protection in Messy Matter, Atlanta, GA (2018)**

“*Topological edge floppy modes in disordered fiber networks*”**Georgia Tech Soft Matter Incubator (SMI) Symposium on Soft Matter Forefronts, Atlanta, GA (2018)**

“*Fracturing of Marginally Stable Structures: Fiber Networks and Topological Metamaterials*”**The APS March Meeting, Los Angeles (2018)**

“*Topological modes in disordered fiber networks under active driving*”**Principal of Condensed Matter: A Symposium in Honor of Tom Lubensky, Philadelphia, PA (2017)**

“*Topological edge floppy modes in disordered fiber networks*“**Applied Interdisciplinary Mathematics (AIM) seminars at Department of Mathematics, University of Michigan (2017)**

“*Elastic networks and topological mechanics*“**CECAM Workshop: Rheology of Gel Networks (2017), Lyon, France**

“Rigidity percolation, floppy modes, and frequency dependent shear modulus of colloidal gels”.**Brandeis University IGERT Summer Institute: Geometry and Dynamics (2017)**

“Maxwell lattices and topological mechanics”(Lecture Notes in PDF).**University of Massachusetts at Amherst Summer School on Soft Solids and Complex Fluids (2017)**

“Critical mechanical structures: Maxwell lattices, phonon Green’s functions, and disordered networks”(Lecture Notes can be found here).**Aspen Center for Physics Winter Conference: Topological Metamaterials (2017), Aspen, CO**

“Topological mechanics at finite T “(Slides in pdf).**Kavli Institute for Theoretical Physics China (KITPC) Workshop: Morphogenesis and Cell Mechanics (2016), Beijing, China**

“Alignment, cell motility, and nonlinear elasticity in biopolymer gels “.**Condensed Matter Seminar at Cornell University (2016)**

“Fiber networks: mechanical criticality and fracturing” (Slides in pdf).**Lorentz Center Workshop: Topological Matter at H-Zero: Photonic, Acoustic, and Mechanical Analogoues of Electronic Topological Insulators (2016), Leiden, Neitherlands***“Topological Transitions and Entropic Effects in Critical Mechanical Structures”.***Condensed Matter Seminar at the University of Virginia (2016)***“Critical mechanical structures: topology and entropy”.***KITP Program: Geometry, elasticity, fluctuations, and order in 2D soft matter (2016), Santa Barbara, CA***“Critical mechanical structures: topology and entropy”.*(Link to Video)**XXXV Dynamics Days US, Durham NC (2016)***“Critical mechanical structures: topology and entropy”.***Condensed Matter Seminar at Georgetown University (2015)***“Bio-polymer gels: criticality, nonlinear elasticity, and cell motility”.***Workshop on Topology: Identifying Order in Complex Systems, IAS, Princeton University (2015)***“Critical mechanical structures: topology and entropy”.*(Link to Video) (Slides in pdf)**The 2015 Conference of the Society for Mathematical Biology, Atlanta (2015)***“Alignment and nonlinear elasticity in biopolymer gels”.***Condensed Matter Seminar at Georgia Institute of Technology (2015)***“Mechanics of marginal networks: finite-temperature structural-transitions & nonlinear elasticity of biopolymer gels”.***Syracuse University (2015)***“Bio-polymer gels: criticality, nonlinear elasticity, and cell motility”.*(Slides in pdf)**The APS March Meeting, San Antonio (2015)***“Mechanical instabilities at finite temperature”.***Unifying Concepts in Glass Physics VI, Aspen (2015)***“Mechanical instabilities at finite temperature”.*(Slides in pdf)**Physics Colloquium at Oakland University (2014)***“Isostaticity and a unified view of soft elasticity”.***Condensed Matter Seminar at New York University (2014)***“Entropic Effects Near Mechanical Instability”.***Condensed Matter Seminar at the University of Michigan (2013)***“Bio-Polymer Gels: Criticality, Nonlinear Elasticity, and Cell Motility”.***Physics Colloquium at Wayne State University (2012)***“Isostaticity and a unified view of soft elasticity”.***International Workshop on Computational Mechanics of Materials (2012)***“Isostatic lattices and random packings”.***University of Science and Technology of China (2012)***“Isostaticity and a unified view of soft elasticity”.***Penn State University (2012)***“Isostaticity and a unified view of soft elasticity”.***University of Utah (2012)***“Isostaticity and a unified view of soft elasticity”.***University of Michingan, Ann Arbor (2012)***“Isostaticity and a unified view of soft elasticity”.***Tsinghua University, China (2011)***“Isostaticity and a unified view of soft elasticity”.***Brown University, (2011)***“Isostaticity and a unified view of soft elasticity”.***University of Colorado Boulder (2011)***“Isostaticity and a unified view of soft elasticity”.***University of Notre Dame (2011)***“Isostaticity and a unified view of soft elasticity”.***Kansas State University (2011)***“Isostaticity and a unified view of soft elasticity”.***The APS March Meeting (2010)***“Elasticity and response in nearly isostatic periodic lattices”.***University of Illinois at Urbana Champaign (2009)***“Soft modes and elasticity of nearly isostatic lattices: randomness and dissipation”.***University of Massachusetts Amherst (2009)***“Soft modes and elasticity of nearly isostatic lattices: randomness and dissipation”.***Cornell University (2008)***“Soft random solids and their heterogeneous elasticity”.***Harvard University (2008)***“Soft random solids and their heterogeneous elasticity”.***University of Pennsylvania (2008)***“Soft random solids and their heterogeneous elasticity”.*

### Contributed Talks

**Talk at the APS March Meeting, Baltimore, MD (2013)***“Mechanical instability at finite temperature”.***Talk at the APS March Meeting, Boston, MA (2012)***“Entropic selection of patchy particle assemblies”.***Talk at the 106th Statistical Mechanics Conference, Rutgers, NJ (2011)***“Rigidity percolation and mixed first-order-second-order transition in the square lattice”.***Talk at the APS March Meeting, Dallas, TX (2011)***“Criticality and isostaticity in fiber networks”.***Talk at the “Materials and the Imagination” Conference, Aspen, CO (2011)***“Criticality and isostaticity in fiber networks”.***Talk at the Penn-NYU-Princeton Soft Matter Workshop, Princeton, NJ (2010)***“Criticality and isostaticity in fiber networks”.***Talk at the Penn-NYU Soft Matter Workshop, NYU, NY (2009)***“Phonon Modes and Elasticity of Random Nearly Isostatic Lattices”.***Penn MRSEC chalk talk, Penn, PA (2009)***“Nonaffine deformations in random elastic media”.***Talk at the APS March Meeting, Pittsburgh, PA (2009)***“Soft modes and elasticity of nearly isostatic lattices: randomness and dissipation”.***Talk at the APS March Meeting, New Orleans, LA (2008)***“Soft random solids and their spatial elastic heterogeneity”.***Talk at the APS March Meeting, Denver, CO (2007)***“Elastic heterogeneity of soft random solids”.***Talk at the Understanding Complex System Symposium, UIUC, IL (2006)***“Intrinsic heterogeneity in the elastic properties of random network solids”.***Talk at the APS March Meeting, Baltimore, MD (2006)***“Locally fluctuating elasticity of vulcanized solids”.***Talk at the APS March Meeting, Los Angeles, CA (2005)***“A cavity approach to the heterogeneity of the random solid state”.*