Mehran Kardar


Invited Talks, Workshops

[1]    American Physical Society, Las Vegas, March Meeting 1986.
[2]    Statphys 16, Boston, 10-16 August 1986.
[3]    Magnetism and Magnetic Materials, 31st Conference, Baltimore, 17-21 November 1986.
[4]    Statistical Mechanics Meeting, UC Davis, 27-29 March 1988.
[5]    Statistical Mechanics Meeting (#59), Rutgers Univ., 12 May 1988.
[6]    International Conference on Clusters and Patterns, Budapest, Hungary, 1-6 August 1988.
[7]    Workshop on Complex Fluids (Speaker and participant), Aspen, August 1988.
[8]    International Conference on Fractals in Physics, Erice, Sicily, Italy, 10-14 October 1988.
[9]   Field Theories in Condensed Matter Physics, Baltimore, 3-5 November 1988.
[10]   American Physical Society, St. Louis, March Meeting 1989.
[11]   International Conference on Disorder and Fracture, Cargese, France, June 1989.
[12]  International Conference on New Trends in Magnetism, Recife, Brazil, August 1989.
[13]   International School on Fractals (lecturer), CIF, Bogota, Colombia, August 1989.
[14]   Workshop on Self Assembling Systems ( long-term ), ITP, Santa Barbara, Fall 1989.
[15]   Materials Research Society, Boston, November 1989.
[16]   Gordon Conference on Fractals, Plymouth, August 1990.
[17]   Statistical Mechanics Meeting (#64), Rutgers University, 20 December 1990.
[18]   VIIth International Conference on Many Body Theories, Minnesotta, 26 August 1991.
[19]   Workshop on Self-Organized Criticality, Santa Fe Institute, 14 September 1991.
[20]   Statistical Mechanics Meeting (#66), Rutgers University, 20 December 1991.
[21]   Workshop on Surface Roughening, Les Houches, France, April 1992.
[22]   Iranian Condensed Matter Physics Conference, Mashhad, Iran, 19 May 1992.
[23]   Workshop on Quantum Phase Transitions, ITP, Santa Barbara, June 1992.
[24]   Materials Research Society, Boston, November 1992.
[25]   Statistical Mechanics Meeting (#68), Rutgers University, 17 December 1992.
[26]   European Research Conference, Davos, Switzerland, 18 June 1993.
[27]   Workshop on "Dynamics of Ordering", Queens' Univ., Kingston, Canada, 14 July 1993.
[28]   Summer school on "Recent advances in Statistical Physics," Istanbul, Turkey, August 1993.
[29]   Iranian Physical Society, Kermanshah, Iran, 1 September 1993.
[30]   Workshop on Cellular Automata & Growth, Newton Inst., Cambridge, England, April 1994.
[31]   Workshop on Biomolecular Materials, UCSB, 25 August 1994.
[32]   4th International Conf. on Surface X-ray and Neutron Scattering, Lake Geneva, 27 June 1995.
[33]   American Physical Society, St. Louis, March Meeting 1996.
[34]   XIV Sitges Conference on "Complex behavior in glassy systems, Sitges, Spain, 14 June 1996.
[35]   Statistical Mechanics Meeting (#76), Rutgers University, 17 December 1996.
[36]   The 4th CTP Workshop on Statistical Physics, Seoul National University, Korea, January 1997.
[37]   5th Mardi Gras Conference, LSU, Baton Rouge, 7 February 1997.
[38]   12th Florida Workshop in Nonlinear Astronomy & Physics, UFL, Gainesville, 20 February 97.
[39]   Univ. of Minnesotta Theor. Phys. Inst. Workshop on Molecular Biophysics, 9 May 1997.
[40]   DIMACS workshop on Combinatorial optimization & disordered mater, Rutgers, 16 May 97.
[41]   Workshop on Applications of Field Theory in Statistical Physics, Bonn, Germany, 16 July 1998.
[42]   StatPhys 20, Paris, France, 24 July 1998.
[43]   ITP Conference on Electrostatic Effects in Complex Fluids and Biophysics, UCSB, 22 Oct. 98.
[44]   American Physical Society, Atlanta, March Meeting 1999
[45]   Statistical Mechanics Meeting (#81), Rutgers University, 9 May 1999.
[46]   The regional summerschool on Scaling, and Disordered Systems, IASBS, Zanjan, Iran, July 99.
[47]   VI. Statistical Physics Days, Istanbul Technical University, Turkey, July 15-16, 1999.
[48]   Univ. of Minnesotta Theor. Phys. Inst. Workshop on Electrostatic interactions, 12 May 2001
[49]   CNLS Conference on "The Physics of Soft Matter," Santa Fe, 23 May, 2001.
[50]   Nanobiology 2001 conference, Emory University, Atlanta, October 26, 2001.
[51]   Mini Statistical Physics meeting, Berkeley, 11 January 2002.
[52]   Workshop on Casimir Forces, Harvard-Smithsonian, 15 November 2002.
[53]   Workshop on “Hairy Interfaces & Stringy Molecules,” Odense, Denmark, 16 August, 2003.
[54]   Symposium on "Biological systems and soft materials," Virginia Tech, Blacksburg, March 7, 2004
[55]   CNLS Conference on "Statistical Physics of Macromolecules," Santa Fe, 20 May, 2004.
[56]   Statistical Mechanics Meeting (#92), Rutgers University, 20 December 2004.
[57]   Mini Statistical Physics meeting, Berkeley, 7 January 2005.
[58]   American Physical Society, Los Angeles, March Meeting 2005.
[59]   Ohio Section of APS, Fall meeting, 14 October 2005.
[60]   Workshop on “Dispersion forces and Electro-Mechanical systems,” Leiden, Holland, 13 December, 2006.
[61]   American Physical Society, Denver, March Meeting 2007.
[62]   Yves Pomeau colloquia, Paris, 29 June 2007.
[63]   StatPhys 23, Genoa, 12 July 2007.
[64]  DOE workshop on “Long-range interactions,” Annapolis, 24 October 2007.
[65]  Harvard, Engineering Physics Biology Symposium, 5 April 2008.
[66]  Statistical Mechanics Meeting (#99), Rutgers University, 11 May 2008.
[67]           Statistical Mechanics Meeting (#102), Rutgers University, 14 December 2009.
[68]            KITP Conference on Out of Equilibrium Quantum Systems, UCSB, 26 August 2010.
[69]            Symposium on "Complex Driven Systems," Virginia Tech, Blacksburg, October 1, 2010.
[70]            Conference “Fluctuation-induced forces in condensed matter,” Dresden, Germany, Oct. 11, 10.
[71]            Conference “Materials and Imagination,” Aspen, January 7, 2011.
[72]           Mini Statistical Physics meeting, Berkeley, 15 January 2011.
[73]            Statistical Mechanics Meeting (#108), Rutgers University, 18 December 2012.
[74]           Belgian Physical Society, Universite Catholique de Louvain, 22 May 2013.
[75]           Francqui Inaugural Lecture, Katholic Universiteit Leuven, 2 August 2013.
[76]           Francqui Symposium: Fluctuation-Induced Phenomena, Katholic Universiteit Leuven, 20 August 2013.


Seminars, Colloquia

[1]   University of Illinois, Champaign-Urbana, 24 October 1986.
[2]   Schlumberger-Doll Research, Ridgefield, 28 October 1986.
[3]   Massachusetts Institute of Technology, CTP, 13 January 1988.
[4]   Akron University, Akron, 15 February 1988.
[5]   Emory University, Atlanta, 14 April 1988.
[6]   University of Maine, Orono, 22 April 1988.
[7]   Yale University, New Haven, 18 May 1988.
[8]   Brookhaven National Laboratory, Upton, 19 May 1988.
[9]   University of Chicago, Chicago, 25 October 1988.
[10]   Clarkson University, Potsdam, 15 October 1988.
[11]   Bell Laboraoties, Murray Hills, 4 January 1989.
[12]   Johns Hopkins University, 19 February 1989.
[13]   Wellesley College, 28 February 1989.
[14]   IBM J. Watson Laboratories, 4 April 1989.
[15]   Ehrenfest Colloquium, Institut-Lorentz, Leiden, Netherlands, 24 May 1989.
[16]   ITP, Santa Barbara, October 1989.
[17]   IBM Almaden, November 1989.
[18]   UCLA, November 1989.
[19]   University of Maryland, 12 December 1989.
[20]   University of Massachusetts, Amherst, 15 February 1990.
[21]   City College, New York, 7 March 1990.
[22]   Brown University, Providence, 8 March 1990.
[23]   IBM J. Watson Laboratories, 20 June 1990.
[24]   Exxon Research Laboratory, 27 August 1990.
[25]   Yale University, 17 October 1990.
[26]   Columbia University, 10 December 1990.
[27]   Princeton University, 28 January 1991.
[28]   MIT, CMSE, 8 February 1991.
[29]   University of Maryland, 28 February 1991.
[30]   MIT, Physics Colloquium, 3 May 1991.
[31]   Michigan State University, 21 October 1991.
[32]   Ohio State University, 28 October 1991.
[33]   Northeastern University, 16 January 1992.
[34]   Rochester University, Physics Colloquium, 28 January 1992.
[35]   Harvard University, 12 March 1992.
[36]   University of Pittsburgh, 26 March 1992.
[37]   Institue for Studies in Theoretical Physics & Mathematics, Tehran, Iran, 18 May 1992.
[38]   Amir Kabir University, Tehran, Iran, 25 May 1992.
[39]   ITP, Santa Barbara, 17 June 1992.
[40]   Bell Laboraoties, Murray Hills, 19 October 1992.
[41]   Brown University, Providence, 29 October 1992.
[42]   Penn State University, University park, 19 November 1992.
[43]   Princeton University, Princeton, 18 February 1993.
[44]   Virginia Tech., Blacksburg, 1 April 1993.
[45]   Columbia University, New York, 12 April 1993.
[46]   C.E.A., Saclay, France, 8 June 1993.
[47]   E.S.P.C.I., Paris, France, 10 June 1993.
[48]   MIT, Applied Math Colloquium, 4 October 1993.
[49]   Brandeis University, Physics Colloquium, 23 November 1993.
[50]   University of Rome, Italy, 26 January, 1994.
[51]   Oxford University, England, 11 February 1994.
[52]   Birmingham University, England, 24 March 1994.
[53]   Cambridge University, England, 28 April 1994.
[54]   UC Santa Cruz, Physics Colloquium, 20 October 1994.
[55]   UC Santa Barbara, ITP Colloquium, 2 November 1994.
[56]   UC Santa Barbara, Physics Colloquium, 6 December 1994.
[57]   UC Santa Barbara, Surface Science, 16 December 1994.
[58]   SUNY Buffalo, Physics Colloquium, 20 January 1995.
[59]   Boston University, Dept. of EE, 25 January 1995.
[60]   UC Santa Barbara, ITP seminar, 28 March 1995.
[61]   Northeastern University, 12 April 1995.
[62]   Rochester University, Physics Colloquium, 26 April 1995.
[63]   Syracuse University, Physics Colloquium, 27 April 1995.
[64]   Columbia University, New York, 1 May 1995.
[65]   UC San Diego, Physics Colloquium, 25 January 1996.
[66]   UC San Diego, Condensed Matter seminar, 26 January 1996.
[67]   University of Massachusetts, Amherst, Condensed Matter seminar, 7 March 1996.
[68]   University of Fribourg, Fribourg, Switzerland, 3 June 1996.
[69]   NEC Research Institute, Princeton, 14 October 1996.
[70]   Kent State University, Physics Colloquium, 14 November 1996.
[71]   MIT, Center for Materials Science & Engineering Colloquium, 14 March 1997.
[72]   University of Padova, Italy, 30 July 1997.
[73]   University of Colorado, Boulder, 15 October 1997.
[74]   University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, 10 December 1997.
[75]   Ohio State University, 23 February 1998.
[76]   NYU, Physics Colloquium, 9 April 1998.
[77]   Clark University, Physics Colloquium, 8 October 1998.
[78]   University of Maryland, IPST seminar, 20 April 1999.
[79]   Case Western Reserve University, Physics Colloquium, 30 September 1999.
[80]   UC Santa Barbara, MRL seminar, 21 March 2001.
[81]   UC Santa Barbara, ITP blackboard lunch seminar, 16 April 2001.
[82]   UC Santa Barbara, summary of ITP workshop on Biological information, 15 June 2001.
[83]   UC Santa Barbara, ITP seminar, 18 September 2001.
[84]   UC Santa Barbara, ITP colloquium, 10 October 2001.
[85]   UC Berkeley, Chemistry, Chandler group, 8 and 15 February 2002.
[86]   UCLA, Physics Colloquium, 21 February 2002.
[87]   UC Berkeley, Physics Colloquium, 4 March 2002.
[88]   UC Berkeley, Miller lunchtime talk, 5 March 2002.
[89]   Texas A&M, Physics Colloquium, 18 April 2002.
[90]   University of Cincinnati, Physics Colloquium, 25 2002.
[91]   Harvard, Applied Sciences Seminar, 8 November 2002.
[92]   CNLS Colloquium, Los Alamos National Lab., 2 June 2003.
[93]   U. Mass, Amherst, Condensed Matter Seminar, 23 October 2003.
[94]   Northeastern University, Physics Colloquium, 6 November 2003.
[95]  Worcester Polytechnic Institute, Physics Colloquium, 26 January 2004.
[96]  Brandeis University, Physics Colloquium, 30 November 2004.
[97]  UC Santa Barbara, MRL seminar, 5 January 2005.
[98]  Clark University, Physics Colloquium, 29 September 2005.
[99]  Harvard University, Widely Applied Math. Seminar, 2 November 2005.
[100]  University of Waterloo, Physics Colloquium, 10 November 2005.
[101]   C.E.A., Saclay, France, 14 December 2005.
[102]  MIT, Physics Colloquium, 2 March 2006.
[103]  University of Minnesota, Physics Colloquium, 12 April 2006.
[104]  University of Minnesota, Condensed Matter Seminar, 13 April 2006.
[105]  Dartmouth, Physics Colloquium, 21 April 2006.
[106]  UC Santa Barbara, KITP seminar, 28 June 2006.
[107]  UC Santa Barbara, KITP seminar, 16 August 2006.
[108]  UMass Lowell, Physics Colloquium, 29 November 2006.
[109]  Ehrenfest Colloquium, Institut-Lorentz, Leiden, Netherlands, 13 December 2006.
[110]            UC Riverside, Physics Colloquium, 19 April 2007.
[111]            LPT, Orsay, 3 July 2007.
[112]            ENS, Paris, 5 July 2007.
[113]            Penn. State Univ., 25 September 2007.
[114]            University of Indiana, Physics Colloquium, 16 January 2008.
[115]            Northeastern University, Physics Colloquium, 10 April 2008.
[116]            MIT, Physical Chemistry seminar, 6 May 2008.
[117]            UC Santa Barbara, opening talk of KITP workshop, 21 August 2008.
[118]            UC Santa Barbara, KITP Colloquium, 15 October 2008.
[119]            UC Santa Barbara, Physics Colloquium, 21 October 2008.
[120]            UT Austin, Biophysics Seminar, 1 December 2008.
[121]            University of Pennsylvania, Physics Colloquium, 3 December 2008.
[122]            UC Davis, Biophysics Seminar, 15 December 2008.
[123]            UC Santa Barbara, Goop (soft-matter) Seminar, 27 February 2009.
[124]            Carnegie-Mellon University, Physics Colloquium, 26 October 2009.
[125]            Rockefeller University, seminar, 10 November 2009.
[126]            Brandeis University, Physics Colloquium, 24 November 2009.
[127]            UC Riverside, Biophysics Seminar, 17 February 2010.
[128]            Princeton, Biophysics Seminar, 10 May 2010.
[129]            University of Waterloo, Applied Math. Colloquium, 11 November 2010.
[130]            MIT, Physics Faculty lunch talk, December 9, 2010.
[131]           UC Santa Cruz, Condensed Matter Seminar, 14 January 2011.
[132]            UC Riverside, Physics Colloquium, 19 April 2012
[133]            UC Santa Barbara, KITP seminar, 9 July 2012.
[134]           Clark University Physics Colloquium, 17 October 2012
[135]           USC Physics Colloquium, 14 January 2013.
[136]           Brown University Physics Colloquium, 11 March 2013.
[137]           University of  Tennessee at Knoxville, Physics Colloquium, 1 April 2013.
[138]           University of California, San Diego, Physics Colloquium, 18 April 2013.
[139]           University of Paris Sud, Orsay, LPTMS seminar, 2 July 2013.
[140]           Ohio State University, Physics Colloquium, 1 October, 2013
[141]            UC Santa Barbara, KITP seminar, 16 Janaury 2014. [KITP video]