Invited Lectures

  1 “Using Origami for Deployable Structures and Adaptable Metamaterials,” SEG Graduate Student Seminar, Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering, Stanford University, November 18, 2016.
  2 “Tailoring the Stiffness of Deployable Origami Structures,” Structural Engineering Seminar, Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering, University of Michigan, November 15, 2016.
  3 “Reconfigurable Origami Tubes with Tunable Stiffness,” National Center for Supercomputing Applications (NCSA) Materials and Manufacturing Theme Seminar, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, November 12, 2015.
  4 “Origami Tube Structures with Reconfigurable Geometry and Tunable Stiffness,” School of Civil and Environmental Engineering, Georgia Institute of Technology, Atlanta, GA, August 27, 2015.
  5 “Eigenfrequency Band-gaps in Topology Optimization and Origami,” Department of Civil Engineering and Architecture, Hiroshima University, Japan, April 14, 2014.
  6 “Topology Optimization for Structural Dynamics Using Multiresolution Polygons,” Materials Group Seminar, Civil and Environmental Engineering at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, February 5, 2014.
  7 “Multiresolution Polygonal Elements for Topology Optimization in Structural Dynamics,” NSF Graduate Research Fellows Lightning Talks, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, February 28, 2013.
  8 “Ground Strain Fragility Relations for Segmented Buried Pipelines,” Kandilli Observatory and Earthquake Research Institute, Boğaziçi University, Istanbul, Turkey, July 2011.
  9 “Seismic Behavior of Quasi-Isolated Bridge Systems and Components,” Kandilli Observatory and Earthquake Research Institute, Boğaziçi University, Istanbul, Turkey, July 2011.
  10 “Damage to Large Segmented Buried Pipe due to PGD from the 1999 Izmit, Turkey Earthquake,” Indo-US Research Academy, Pune, India, October 2008.