History of Speaking Engagements

Invited Talks at Conferences Invited Colloquia and Seminars Contributed Talks at Conferences

Invited Talks at Conferences
  1. "The Magnetic Field versus Density Relation in Molecular Clouds", NAOJ Workshop on Star Formation, Mitaka, Japan, April 19, 2023.

  2. "The Formation and Evolution of Circumstellar Disks", 23rd Meeting in Research Astronomy, Zanjan, Iran, May 28, 2020.

  3. "A Star is Born", Public Lecture, Birla Science Centre, Hyderabad, India, February 23, 2019.

  4. "The Interstellar Medium and Star Formation", Astrowin19, Winter School on Astronomy, Hyderabad, India, February 19, 2019.

  5. "Theory of Magnetic Fields in Star and Disk Formation", Keynote talk, Magnetic Fields or Turbulence: Which is the Critical Factor in Star and Disk Formation?, Hsinchu, Taiwan, February 6, 2018.

  6. "Molecular Cloud Fragmentation and the IMF", European Week of Astronomy and Space Science 2017, Prague, Czech Republic, June 27, 2017.

  7. "Molecular Cloud Fragmentation and the IMF", Francesco's Legacy: Star Formation in Space and Time, Florence, Italy, June 5, 2017.

  8. "Stellar Mass Accretion" , Workshop on Stellar Clusters, Hyderabad, India, February 23, 2017.

  9. "The Stellar Initial Mass Function" , Winter School on Astronomy, Hyderabad, India, February 20, 2017.

  10. "Low Mass Star Formation", Star Formation in Different Environments, Quy Nhon, Vietnam, July 25, 2016.

  11. "The Burst Mode of Accretion in Primordial Star Formation" , European Week of Astronomy and Space Science 2016, Athens, Greece, July 4, 2016.

  12. "Magnetic Fields and Dense Core Formation" , Diffuse Matter in the Galaxy, Magnetic Fields, and Star Formation, Madison, WI, May 26, 2016.

  13. "The Migrating Embryo Model of Protostellar Disk Evolution" , Astronomy at Taj 2016, Workshop on Star Formation, Agra, India, February 18, 2016.

  14. "Molecular Cloud Fragmentation and Core Collapse", International Astronomical Union General Assembly, Honolulu, Hawaii, USA, August 5, 2015.

  15. "Gravitational Instability in Early Disk Evolution and the Formation of Clumps, Companions, and Free Floating Objects" , The Origins of Planetary Systems: from the Current View to New Horizons, NAOJ, Mitaka, Japan, June 3, 2015.

  16. "The Effect of Magnetic Fields on Fragmentation and the Core Mass Function ", Early Life of Stellar Clusters, Copenhagen, Denmark, November 4, 2014.

  17. "Magnetic Fields from Cloud Fragmentation to Disks" , Early Phase of Star Formation 2014, Ringberg Castle, Germany, June 4, 2014.

  18. "Early Solar System Evolution and the Formation of Brown Dwarfs and Giant Planets" , Frontiers of Fundamental Physics Symposium, Hyderabad, India, November 14, 2013.

  19. "Non-ideal Magnetohydrodynamics and the Formation of Disks" ,Magnetic Fields from Cloud Cores to Protostellar Disks, Heidelberg, Germany, May 23, 2013.

  20. "Magnetic Fields and the Formation of Cores and Disks" , New Trends in Radio Astronomy in the ALMA Era, Hakone, Japan, December 4, 2012.

  21. "Brown Dwarf Formation by Disk Fragmentation" , 50 Years of Brown Dwarfs, Ringberg Castle, Germany, October 23, 2012.

  22. "Circumstellar Disk Evolution, Clump Formation, and its Effects on Planet Formation", Workshop on the Formation of the First Solids in the Solar System, Kauai, Hawaii, November 7, 2011.

  23. "Magnetic Field Dissipation and the Formation of Circumstellar Disks" , MHD and Star Formation Workshop, Ann Arbor, Michigan, June 18, 2011.

  24. "Disks: Formation to Fragmentation" , NAOJ Star Formation Workshop, Mitaka, Japan, February 24, 2011.

  25. "Star Formation Theory" , Winter School on Star Formation, NAOJ, Mitaka, Japan, February 21, 2011.

  26. "Clouds to Cores to Protostars: the Influence of Magnetic Fields" , The Origin of Stellar Masses, Tenerife, Canary Islands, Spain, October 18, 2010.

  27. "Magnetic Diffusion Enhanced Star Formation" , IAU Symposium 270: Computational Star Formation, Barcelona, Spain, June 1, 2010.

  28. "Molecular Cloud Support, Turbulence, and Star Formation in the Magnetic Field Paradigm" , From Stars to Galaxies: Connecting Our Understanding of Star and Galaxy Formation, Gainesville, FL, April 7, 2010.

  29. "Magnetic Fields in Dense Cores: Recent Past and Present" , Dense Cores in Dark Clouds LXV: Symposium in Honor of Phil Myers, Newport, RI, October 22, 2009.

  30. "Molecular Cloud Fragmentation regulated by Self-gravity, Magnetic Fields, Ambipolar Diffusion, and Nonlinear Flows" , Star Formation Rate@50, Spineto, Italy, July 9, 2009.

  31. "Magnetic Fields and Star Formation: Recent Progress and Future Tests" , invited review, The Early Phases of Star Formation 2008, Ringberg Castle, Germany, July 29, 2008.

  32. "Fragmentation Regulated by Magnetic Fields, Ambipolar Diffusion, and Turbulence" , The Formation and Evolution of Stellar Clusters, Toledo, OH, June 7, 2008.

  33. "Cloud Core Formation Due to Magnetic Fields, Ambipolar Diffusion, and Nonlinear Flows", The Cosmic Agitator: Magnetic Fields in the Galaxy, Lexington, KY, March 29, 2008.

  34. "The Role of Magnetic Fields, Ambipolar Diffusion, and Turbulence in Fragmentation", Ontario Star Formation Jamboree, Toronto, ON, February 28, 2008.

  35. "Gravitational Collapse and Star Formation", Naramata Summer School on the Interstellar Medium, Naramata, BC, August 29, 2007.

  36. "The Early Phase of Star Formation: Final Discussion," Early Phase of Star Formation, Ringberg Castle, Bavaria, Germany, Sept 1, 2006.

  37. "Cores to Disks to Protostars", 16th Kingston Theoretical Astrophysics meeting, July 19, 2006.

  38. "The Role of Magnetic Fields and Turbulence in the IMF", discussion leader, IMF@50, Spineto, Italy, May 19, 2004.

  39. "The Role of Magnetic Fields in the Formation of Molecular Cloud Cores", invited talk, The Young Local Universe, LaThuile, Italy, March 24, 2004.

  40. "From clouds to cores: Magnetic field effects on the structure of molecular gas", invited talk, Star Formation 2002: Magnetohydrodynamics, Radiation Diagnostics, and Chemistry Conference, Taipei and Taroko Gorge, Taiwan, June 12, 2002.

  41. "Magnetic fields and the structure of prestellar cores", invited talk, at Star Formation 2000: From Protostellar Cores to Planetary Systems, Ringberg Castle, Germany, June 22, 2000.

  42. "Core and cluster formation by ambipolar diffusion in magnetic interstellar clouds", invited talk. From Darkness to Light: Origin and Evolution of Young Stellar Clusters, Cargese, Corsica, France, April 3, 2000.

  43. "The effect of the protostellar environment on star formation", invited talk, Galaxy Formation and Cosmic Star Formation History, Hamilton, Canada, October 16, 1998.

  44. "Answers and questions arising from magnetic collapse models", invited talk, Gravitational Collapse leading to Star Formation, Toronto, Canada, October 4, 1998.

  45. "Modeling of the disk-halo interaction in our galaxy", invited talk, New Perspectives on the Interstellar Medium, Naramata, B.C., Canada, August 25, 1998.