## Talks

### Invited Talks

**Workshop on “Entangled Quantum Matter and Topology”, University of Illinois, UC (2014)**

*A discretized Chern-Simons gauge theory on arbitrary graphs”***Workshop on “Topological Mechanics: from Metamaterials to Robots”, Leiden University, Leiden, The Netherlands (2014)**

*A discretized Chern-Simons gauge theory on arbitrary graphs”***Aspen Summer Workshop on "Gauge Fields in Condensed Matter, Ultracold Atoms and Beyond", Aspen, CO(2014)**

*Topological Kondo insulators and Topological Crystalline Kondo Insulators***Workshop on "SmB**_{6}and related materials" University of British Columbia(2014)

*Topological Kondo insulators and Topological Crystalline Kondo Insulators***Indiana University (2014)**

*Topological Kondo insulators and Topological Crystalline Kondo Insulators***University of Michigan(2014)**

*Topological Kondo Insulator***Michigan State University (2014)**

*Topological States in Strongly-Correlated Materials***Texas A&M University (2014)**

*Topological States in Strongly-Correlated Materials***Aspen Winter Conference "Unconventional Order in Strongly Correlated Systems", Aspen, CO(2014)**

*Topological Kondo insulators and Topological Crystalline Kondo Insulators***Perimeter Institute for Theoretical Physics (2013)**

*Topological states in strongly-correlated materials***University of Toronto (2013)**

*Topological Kondo insulators and topological crystalline Kondo insulators***Ohio State University (2013)**

*Topological Kondo insulators and topological crystalline Kondo insulators***Invited talk at the 17th International Conference on Recent Progress in Many-Body-Theories (MBT17) (2013)**

*Topological Kondo insulators and topological crystalline Kondo insulators***National High Magnetic Field Laboratory (2013)**

*Kondo insulators: insulator, metal or topological insulator?***Princeton University (2013)**

*Kondo insulators: insulator, metal or topological insulator?***University of Pittsburgh (2013)**

*Adiabatic continuity between Hofstadter and Chern insulator states***Carnegie Mellon University (2013)**

*Strongly-correlated topological states of matter***Symposium on Novel Topological Quantum Matter (2013)**

Uniersity of Texas, Dallas

*Strongly-correlated topological states of matter***International Focus Workshop on: Flat Bands: Design, Topology, and Correlations (2013)**

Max Planck Institute for the Physics of Complex Systems, Dresden, Germany

*Adiabatic continuity between Hofstadter and Chern insulator states***University of Notre Dame (2013)**

*Kondo insulators: insulator, metal or topological insulator?***Shanghai Jiaotong University, Shanghai, China (2013)**

*Topological Kondo insulators***Tsinghua University, Beijing, China (2013)**

*Kondo insulators: insulator, metal or topological insulator?***University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign (2012)**

*When topology meets strong interactions.***Kent State University (2012)**

*From topological semimetal to zero-field fractional quantum Hall effect.***University of Science and Technology of China (2012)**

*From topological semimetal to zero-field fractional quantum Hall effect.***Oak Ridge National Laboratory (2012)**

*Topological insulators, topological semimetals, and quantum Hall effects without Landau levels.***Joint Quantum Institute, University of Maryland, College Park, (2012)**

*From topological semimetal to zero-field fractional quantum Hall effect.***Cornell University (2012)**

*Zero-energy Edge Modes, Emergent Conformal Symmetry, and Elastic Holography.***University of Michigan, Ann Arbor (2012)**

*Topological insulators, topological semimetals, and quantum Hall effects without Landau levels***Penn State University (2012)**

*Topological insulators, topological semimetals, and quantum Hall effects without Landau levels***Stony Brook University (2012)**

*Topological insulators, topological semimetals, and quantum Hall effects without Landau levels***University of Pittsburgh (2012)**

*Topological insulators, topological semimetals, and quantum Hall effects without Landau levels***University of Utah (2012)**

*Topological insulators, topological semimetals, and quantum Hall effects without Landau levels***Kavli Institute for Theoretical Physics, University of California, Santa Barbara (2011)**

*Zero-energy Edge Modes, Emergent Conformal Symmetry, and Elastic Holography.*

Video: http://online.itp.ucsb.edu/online/topomat11/sun/**Institute for Advanced Study, Tsinghua University, China (2011)**

*Interaction-induced topological insulators and fractional quantum Hall effect without Landau levels.***Invited talk at the 4th International Workshop on Emergent Phenomena in Quantum Hall Systems (EPQHS4),**

Peking University, China (2011)

*Topological nearly-flat band and fractional quantum Hall effect without Landau levels.***Invited talk at workshop on Physics Driven by Spin-orbital Coupling in Transition Metal Compounds**

Institute of Physics, Chinese Academy of Sciences, Beijing, China (2011)

*Interaction induced topological insulators.***Syracuse University (2011)***Emerging conformal symmetry and zero-energy edge modes in isostatic lattices.***Brown University (2011)***Interaction-induced Topological Insulators.***Indiana University—Bloomington (2011)***Interaction-induced Topological Insulators.***Invited talk in KITP conference: Frontiers of Ultracold Atoms and Molecules**

Kavli Institute for Theoretical Physics, University of California, Santa Barbara (2010)

*Topological state of matter from orbital degrees of freedom.*

Video: http://online.kitp.ucsb.edu/online/boptilatt_c10/sun/**Invited talk at APS March Meeting (2010)**

*Topological insulators and nematic phases from spontaneous symmetry breaking in 2D fermi systems with a quadratic band crossing.***Stanford University, Mini-workshop on Topological States of Matter (2009)***Interaction induced topological insulators.***Cornell University (2008)***Pomeranchuk instabilities and spontaneous time-reversal symmetry breaking.***University of Maryland, College Park (2008)***Time-reversal symmetry breaking and spontaneous anomalous Hall effect in Fermi fluids.***Rutgers University (2008)***Time-reversal symmetry breaking and spontaneous anomalous Hall effect in Fermi fluids.***Rice University (2008)***Time-reversal symmetry breaking and spontaneous anomalous Hall effect in Fermi fluids.***University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign (2008)***Time-reversal symmetry breaking and spontaneous anomalous Hall effect in Fermi fluids.***University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign (2008)***Fluctuating stripes in strongly correlated electron systems and the nematic-smectic quantum phase transition.*

### Other Conference Activities and Presentations

**Contributed talk at APS March Meeting, Boston, MA (Feb. 27-Mar. 2, 2012)**

*Topological phase transitions for interacting finite systems***KITP program “Topological Insulators and Superconductors”**

Kavli Institute for Theoretical Physics, University of California, Santa Barbara (2011)

Visiting from Oct. 24-Nov. 18, 2010.**Invited lecture at summer program on “Quantum crystals, liquids and gases”**

Peking University, Beijing, China (Jun. 6-10, 2011)

*Emerging conformal symmetry and zero-energy edge modes in isostatic lattices.***Contributed talk at APS March Meeting, Dallas, TX (Mar. 21–25, 2011)**

*Topological semimetal: a probable new state of quantum optical lattice gases protected by D4 symmetry***Talk in ASPEN winter conference “Materials and the Imagination”**

Aspen Center for Physics (Jan. 3-8, 2011)

*Emerging conformal symmetry and zero-energy edge modes in isostatic lattices.***DARPA Optical Lattice Emulator (OLE) / AFSOR Quantum Simulation MURI Review Meeting**

Hollywood, FL (Dec. 7-9, 2010).**Symposium on “QFT and CMP, New Developments”**

Stanford University (Dec. 6-7, 2010).**KITP program “Beyond Standard Optical Lattices”**

Kavli Institute for Theoretical Physics, University of California, Santa Barbara (2010)

Visiting from Oct. 11 to Nov. 5, 2010.**Conference on “Exotic Insulating States of Matter”**

Johns Hopkins University (Jan. 14-16, 2010).**Talk in “Kick-off meeting for MURI (Multidisciplinary University Research Initiative, Army Research Office)”**

University of Maryland, College Park,(2009)

*Topological phases of dipolar particles in elongated Wannier orbitals.***Contributed talk at APS March Meeting, Pittsburgh, PA (Mar. 16–20, 2009)**

*Time-reversal symmetry breaking and spontaneous anomalous Hall effect in Fermi fluids.***Workshop on “Topological Phases in Condensed Matter”**

University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign (Oct. 24-26, 2008).**Contributed talk at APS March Meeting, New Orleans, LA (Mar. 10–14, 2008)**

*Fate of the fermionic quasiparticles at the electronic nematic-smectic quantum critical point.***Contributed talk at APS March Meeting, Denver, CO (Mar. 5–9, 2007)**

*Pomeranchuk instabilities of Fermi fluids in the spin channel.***Contributed talk at APS March Meeting, Baltimore, MD (Mar. 13–17, 2006)**

*Quantum nematic phase in the Emery model.***Contributed talk at APS March Meeting, Los Angeles, CA (Mar. 21–25, 2005),**

*Spin-gap phase in the strong coupling limit of the hole-doped 2D Emery model.*