"Evolution is an engineer: the ingenious nano-machines inside all living things." TRIUMF Saturday Morning Lectures. Jan 2021.
"Revving your molecular engine." Biological Physics / Physical Biology virtual seminar series. Nov 2020.
"Physically optimizing inference." Advances in Theoretical and Experimental Methods for Analyzing Complex Regulatory Networks, Banff International Research Station. Feb 2020.
"Design principles of molecular machines." Department of Physics, University of Maryland, Baltimore County. Apr 2018.
"Measuring free energy and finding optimal control paths for nonequilibrium systems." Redwood Center for Theoretical Neuroscience, UC Berkeley. Mar 2012.
"How do organisms acquire their gut microbiome?" Frontiers in Biophysics. Jun 2022.
"Dynamic and thermodynamic bounds for collective motor-driven transport." Workshop on Stochastic Thermodynamics. Jun 2022.
"Scaling laws and performance trade-offs for collective transport." Frontiers in Biophysics. Jul 2021.
"Ratchets, ratchets everywhere!" Frontiers in Biophysics. Jun 2022
"Maximizing the performance of an information ratchet." Information Engines at the Frontiers of Nanoscale Thermodynamics, Telluride Science Research Center. Jul 2021.
"Information thermodynamics with some biophysics spice." Quantitative Biology in Canada. Jul 2021.
"Efficient two-dimensional control of barrier crossing." Frontiers in Biophysics. Jun 2022.
"Steps minimize dissipation in rapidly driven stochastic systems." Frontiers in Biophysics. Jul 2021.
"Skewed thermodynamic geometry and optimal free-energy estimation." American Physical Society March Meeting. Mar 2021.
"Multidimensional minimum-work control of a 2D Ising model." Frontiers in Biophysics. Jun 2022.
"Information thermodynamics of the transition-path ensemble." Frontiers in Biophysics. Jul 2021.
"Work-speed-accuracy tradeoffs in molecular machines." 3-Minute Thesis Regionals. May 2017.