# Talks

## Invited talks

**Crossing the transcendental divide: from Riemann surfaces to algebraic curves ** - guest lecture at Euler Circle (June 10 2024)

** Combinatorics of m = 1 Grasstopes ** - talk at the conference on Amplituhedra, Cluster algebras
and Positive Geometry at Harvard (May 29 2024)

** From algebraic geometry and combinatorics to physics ** - colloquium talk at Bar-Ilan University (March 3 2024)

** Grasstopes ** - talk at the Conference on Positive
Geometry in Particle Physics and Cosmology at MPI MiS
Leipzig (February 15 2024)

** Crossing the transcendental divide: from translation surfaces to algebraic curves ** - talk at the
mini-workshop on ”Model Theory meets Nonlinear Algebra” at UC Berkeley
(November 27, 2023)

** Combinatorics of m=1 Grasstopes ** -
seminar talk at the Richard P. Stanley Seminar in Combinatorics at MIT (October 18, 2023)

** Combinatorics of m=1 Grasstopes ** -
seminar talk at the Brown Combinatorics Seminar (October 16, 2023)

** Combinatorics of m=1 Grasstopes ** -
seminar talk at the UCLA combinatorics forum (October 5, 2023)

** Curves, degenerations, and Hirota varieties ** -
seminar talk at the combinatorics seminar at the University of Michigan (September 15, 2023)

** Grassmann Polytopes ** -
seminar talk at the combinatorics learning seminar at the University of Michigan (September 13, 2023)

** KP solutions from nodal curves and the Schottky problem ** -
talk at the mini-symposium on 'Algebraic
Curves, Integrable Systems, and Computer Algebra' at the
SIAM Conference on Applied
Algebraic Geometry in Eindhoven, the Netherlands (July 10th, 2023)

** Grassmann Polytopes ** -
seminar talk at the Weizmann Institute of Science, Rehovot, Israel
(May 16th, 2023)

** Crossing the transcendental divide: from translation surfaces to algebraic curves ** -
talk at the
Algebra Seminar at Georgia Tech (February 27th, 2023)

** Crossing the transcendental divide: from translation
surfaces to algebraic curves ** - seminar
talk at the university of Tübingen (January 18th, 2023)

**The transcendental divide: From Translation Surfaces to Algebraic Curves ** -
talk in AMS special session on Riemann Surfaces at the Joint
Mathematics Meetings (January 6th, 2023)

** Pencils of quadrics, old and new ** - talk in AMS
Special Session on Applied Enumerative Geometry at the Joint
Mathematics Meetings (January 5th, 2023)

** From Translation Surfaces to Algebraic Curves ** -
talk at the Nonlinear
Algebra Seminar at UC Berkeley (December 6, 2022) slides

** Curves, degenerations, and Hirota varieties ** -
talk at the
Workshop on Nonlinear Algebra and Combinatorics from Physics at Harvard (April 29, 2022)

** From Translation Surfaces to Algebraic Curves ** -
talk at the Combinatorics & Nonlinear Algebra Day at Brown (April 26, 2022)

** Curves, degenerations, and Hirota varieties ** - Seminar on Nonlinear
Algebra, MPI MiS Leipzig (March 30, 2022)

** The Hirota Variety of a Rational Nodal Curve ** -
talk at the Leipzig Lectures
on Theta, MPI MiS Leipzig (March 17, 2022)

** Curves, degenerations, and Hirota varieties ** -
talk at the Seminar in Real & Complex Geometry at Tel-Aviv
University (March 10,
2022)

** Hirota Varieties ** - talk at the Algebra, Geometry, and
Combinatorics Seminar at San Francisco State University (September 29,
2021) slides

** Hirota Varieties ** - talk at the Seminar on Nonlinear
Algebra, MPI MiS Leipzig (July 23, 2021)

** KP Solitons From Tropical Limits ** -talk at the Mathematical Congress of the
Americas, special session on Mathematical-Physical Aspects of Toric and Tropical Geometry (July
12, 2021) slides

** Rank-One Transformations** - guest lecture at Euler
Circle, Ergodic Theory class (March 13, 2019)

** On graphs representable by pattern-avoiding words ** - talk at combinatorics seminar, University of
Haifa (January 1, 2017)

## Contributed talks/sessions/lectures

** The Combinatorics of m=1 Grasstopes ** -
talk at
Number Theory and Combinatorics in Duluth:
Honoring Joe Gallian and 45 years of the Duluth REU, Duluth, Minnesota (August, 2023)

** From Translation Surfaces to Algebraic Curves ** -
poster at
Combinatorial, Computational, and Applied Algebraic
Geometry, University of Washington, Seattle (June 27, 2022)

** Introduction to Macaulay2 ** - Mathematical
computing virtual workshop by UCB and UBC (April 8, 2022)

** Hurwitz spaces and Hurwitz numbers ** - BLT
learning Seminar on Plane Hurwitz numbers (February
11, 2022)

** Applications of Nonlinear Algebra to Integrable Systems
** - seminar on Nonlinear Algebra and Applications (April
22, 2021)

** Tropical Hypersurfaces ** -
Reading group on Tropical Geometry (November 27, 2020)

** Implicitization and Group Theory ** -
Reading group on Tropical Geometry (September 25, 2020)

** Two-dimensional Linear Spaces of Symmetric Matrices ** - Online Session lead jointly with Claudia
Fevola and Bernd Sturmfels (July 27, 2020)

** Non-Rigid Rank-One Infinite Measures on the Circle **
- talk at Joint Mathematics Meetings (January 16, 2019) slides

** On graphs representable by pattern-avoiding words ** - talk at Joint Mathematics Meetings (January
7, 2017)