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Thomas J. Watson Research Center, Yorktown Heights, NY USA
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RECENT INVITED TALKS at INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCES: 2009-

"Star Formation Processes and Energy Sources in Interstellar Gas" in Diversity of the Local Universe, Special Astrophysical Observatory, Russia, Sep 30 - Oct 4, 2019

"Sequential Star Formation" in Crete III: Through Dark Lanes to New Stars, Celebrating the Career of Prof. Charles Lada, Crete, Sept 23-27, 2019

"From Mark Morris to Tadpole Galaxies" in Morrisfest, Los Angeles USA, Sept 5-7, 2019

(Keynote) "The ISM and Galaxy Evolution from pc to kpc Scales" in Linking the Milky Way and Nearby Galaxies:  The ISM and Star Formation from Cold Cores to kpc Scales,  Helsinki Finland, June 3-7, 2019

"From Star Clusters to Ultra Low-Luminosity Galaxies: Star Formation in Tiny Systems Reaching Back to First Light," Lorentz Center, Leiden Netherlands, Feb 18-22, 2019

"Relationship among ISM components," in Hendrik van de Hulst Centennial Symposium: The Interstellar Medium of Galaxies: Status and Future Perspectives, Leiden Netherlands, Nov. 5-9, 2018

"Star Formation over Cosmic Time," in The Wonders of Star Formation, a tribute to Hans Zinnecker, Edinburgh Scotland, Sep 3-8, 2018

"ISM and Star Formation," in Basics of Astrobiology, Vienna Austria, Aug 17-18, 2018

"Formation of Globular Clusters in Dwarf Galaxies at High Redshift," in The formation of globular clusters at high and low redshift; tracing star and cluster formation across cosmic times, Sexten Italy, Jul 16-20, 2018

"Triggering of star formation from a theoretical point of view: gas dynamics, environment, and instabilities," in The Laws of Star Formation: from the Cosmic Dawn to the Present Universe,  Cambridge UK, Jul 2-6 2018

"Formation of Metal-Poor Globular Clusters," in The Multi-Scale Physics of Star Formation and Feedback during Galaxy Formation, Heidelberg Germany, Jun 25-29, 2018

"On the Appearance of Thresholds in the Dynamical Model of Star Formation," in Regional Galaxy Formation Meeting, Flatiron Institute New York USA, Nov 23, 2017

"Globular Cluster Formation at High Density: A model for Elemental Enrichment with Fast Recycling of Massive-Star Debris," in Modes of Star Formation: A Symposium in Honor of Jay Gallagher, Aspen, USA, Sep 25-29, 2017

"Globular Cluster Formation at High Density: A model for Elemental Enrichment with Fast Recycling of Massive-Star Debris," in G. Tenorio-Tagle Day, Prague Czech Rep., Jun 27-Jul 1, 2017

"Basic theory of gravitational instability in disks," in Disk Instability Across Cosmic Scales, Sexten Italy, Jul 17-21, 2017

"Synthesis of the collaborative effort by the LEGUS team from the theoretical point of view," in  Linking Observations and Theory Across the Scales of Star Formation in Galaxies, Sexten Italy, Jul 10-14, 2017

(Keynote) "Understanding the Formation of the Earth, Sun, and Stars - a Challenge for the Next Generation," in The Wallenberg Foundations Big questions in astrophysics - the next decades, Lund Sweden, Apr 4, 2017

"Theoretical considerations for Star Formation at Low and High Redshift," in Galaxy evolution and Star Formation across  Cosmic Time, Lund Sweden, Apr 5, 2017

"Structure formation and scaling relations in the ISM (large scale)," in The Physics of the ISM, Cologne Germany, Feb 13-17, 2017

(Conference Summary) "Some thoughts on the evolution of thick disks and the Milky Way: where to go from here?" in The Milky Way and its environment: gaining insights into the drivers of galaxy formation and evolution, Paris France, Sep 19-23, 2016

"Extreme star formation, YMCs and SSCs: Theory," in The Role of Feedback in Star Cluster Formation and Evolution, Sexten Italy, Jul 18-22, 2016

"The Secular Evolution of Disc Galaxies and the Origin of Exponential and Double Exponential Surface Density Profiles," in Disks in galaxies, Garching Germany, Jul 10-16, 2016

"Dynamical Processes that Shape Galaxy Disks," in What shapes galaxies?, Baltimore USA, Apr 25-28, 2016

"IBM Research and the Square Kilometre Array Radio Telescope Project," IBM Solution Connect, Sydney Opera House, Oct 13, 2015; IBM Masters of Invention, Doltone House, Sydney AU, Oct 14, 2015

"The Role of HI in Star Formation," in Life Cycle of Gas in Galaxies, a Local Perspective, Dwingeloo Netherlands, Sep  4, 2015

"Theoretical Considerations for Star Formation at Low and High Redshift," in From Interstellar Clouds to Star-Forming Galaxies: Universal Processes?, IAUS 315, Hawaii USA, Aug 3-14, 2015

"Star Formation Feedback," Excellence Cluster Universe, Munich Germany Jun 22-26, 2015

"Star Formation in dwarfs and outer regions," in IGM@50, Spineto Italy, Jun 8-12, 2015

"The Era of Bigger Data with the Square Kilometer Array Radio Telescope," IBM Technical Leadership Exchange, Palasades USA, Jun 2, 2015

"Computing Challenges in the SKA Era," 2015 Pathfinder HI Science Coordination Committee workshop, Rutgers Univ. New Brunswick USA, Mar 16-18, 2015

"The Future of Computerized Decision Making," in Winter Simulation Conf, Savannah USA, Dec 7-10, 2014

"Progression over time from clumpy to smooth exponential disks," The Formation and Evolution of Exponential Disks in Galaxies, Lowell Obs., Flagstaff USA, Oct 6-9, 2014

"Formation of stars and clusters over cosmological time," Lessons from the Local Group, Seychelles Islands, May 18-24, 2014

"Secular Evolution of Disk Galaxies," Dynamics of Disk Galaxies, Seoul National Univ. South Korea, Oct 21-24, 2013

"Gould's Belt Type Objects Down-stream of Spiral Arms," Gould's Belt and Beyond, Prague Czech Rep., Sep 25-27, 2013

"Cosmic Evolution of Star Formation Processes in Spiral Arms," Lin-Shu Symposium, Beijing China, Jun 24-27, 2013

(Plenary) "Recent Advances in Our Understanding of Star Formation," American Astronomical Society, Indianapolis USA, Jun 3-6, 2013

"Star formation rates in local and high-z galaxies," DAGAL Detailed Anatomy of Galaxies, EU Initial Training Network, Oulu Finland, Mar 4-7, 2013

"Bulge Formation Driven by Disk Torques and the Growth of Nuclear Black Holes," and "Conference Summary," Star Formation and Its Environment in the Center of Galaxies, ASIAA Taiwan, Nov 12-16, 2012

"Accretion in Clumpy Galaxies: the Black Hole Connection," Galaxy and Black Hole ISF Conference, Jerusalem Israel, Oct 15-18, 2012

"Secular Evolution in Young Galaxies," in Galaxy Evolution Through Secular Processes, IAU Special Session 3, Beijing China, Aug 20-24, 2012

"Dwarf Galaxies at High Redshift: Formation Sites for Low-Metallicity Globular Clusters," in Origin and Complexity of Massive Star Clusters, IAU Special Session 1, Beijing China, Aug 20-24, 2012

"GMC Origins and Turbulent Motions in Spiral and Dwarf Galaxies," in Molecular Gas, Dust, and Star Formation in Galaxies, IAUS 292, Beijing, Aug 20-24, 2012

"Regularity and Turbulence in Galactic Star Formation," invited talk at the conference "Galactic scale star formation," Heidelberg Germany, Jul 31, 2012

"Dwarf Galaxies and High-Redshift Irregulars: Similarities and Differences," Star formation in dwarf galaxies, Lowell Observatory, Flagstaff USA, Jun 18-22, 2012

"Lyman Alpha Emitters as Formation Sites for Metal-Poor Globular Clusters," Special Session of the AAS, Anchorage USA June 2, 2012

"Mapping the Invisible Universe," 90th Anniversary of Wits University in Johannesburg South Africa, Apr 13-21, 2012

"Turbulent Processes in the Interstellar Medium: the Geometry and Origin of ISM Energy," Turbulence in Cosmic Structure Formation, Tempe USA, Mar 5-8, 2012

"What triggers star formation in galaxies?" in IAUS 284 The Spectral Energy Distribution of Galaxies, eds R.J. Tuffs and C.C. Popescu, Preston UK, Sep 5-9, 2011

"Formation of Globular Clusters," in Star Formation in Galaxies: The Herschel Era, Ringberg, Munich Germany, Jun 20-25, 2011

"The origin and evolution of the GCMF," in Dynamics of Low-Mass Stellar Systems: From Star Clusters to Dwarf Galaxies, Santiago Chile, Apr 4-8, 2011

"Thermodynamics and Mechanics of the ISM," in Stormy Cosmos, The Evolving ISM from Spitzer to Herschel and Beyond, Pasadena USA, Nov 1-4, 2010

"SKA - Impact of the Global ICT," SKA Industry Forum 2010, Groningen Netherlands, June 15, 2010

"The Industry Connection," Connect Industry, Science and Society Workshop, Groningen Netherlands, June 14, 2010

"Future trends in computing," IAUS270 Numerical Star Formation, Barcelona Spain, May 31-Jun 4, 2010

"Bandshifting and other Masks of the Clumpy Populations in High Redshift Galaxies," in Galaxies and their Masks, Sossusvlei Namibia, Apr 11-17 2010

"Star Formation Morphologies," special session of the American Astronomical Society, Washington DC USA, January 2010

"Computational Challenges: Industry Perspective," HPC in Astronomy, Pune India, Oct 12-15, 2009
"The Initial Stellar Mass Function," in Assembly, Gas Content, and Star Formation History of Galaxies, NRAO Charlottesville USA, Sep 21-24, 2009

(Plenary) "The Nature and Nurture of Star Clusters," IAUS266: Star Clusters Basic Galactic Building Blocks Throughout Time And Space, IAU General Assembly, Rio de Janeiro Brazil, Aug 10-14, 2009

"Simulations of Star Formation in Clumpy High-Redshift Galaxies," SFR@50, Spineto Italy, Jul 6, 2009

(Plenary) "SKA and Industry: Cutting Edge Technology and the Cost Challenge," SKA Industry Forum, Capetown South Africa, Feb 25, 2009




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