# Talks

Below is a selection of upcoming and recent talks I have given or am about to give.

### Previous talks

**The fluid-loaded metawedge: Converting flexural waves into sound**

European Solid Mechanics Conference. Bologna (2nd-6th July 2018)

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**Graded mechanical sub-resonant arrays for mode conversion**

European Workshop on Acoustics & Mechanical Metamaterials. Imperial College (9th-11th July 2018)

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**Conversion of surface waves: Elasticity, acoustics, & everything in between**

Advances in Mechanical Metamaterials. Imperial College London (15th-16th May 2018)

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**The multi-physics metawedge**

Elasticity Day. University of Manchester (12th May 2018)

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**Invisible Mathematics**

British Science Festival 2017. University of Brighton (September 2017)

**The mathematics of seismic metasurfaces**

3rd Workshop on Seismic Metamaterials. University of Bologna (May 2017)

**The foundations of seismic metamaterials: Plates and Half-spaces**

Metamaterials beyond photonics. International Centre for Mathematical Sciences, Edinburgh (June 2016)

**The mathematical foundations of seismic metamaterials**

British Applied Mathematics Colloquium. University of Oxford (April 2016)

**The control of elastic waves by multi-scale elastic metamaterials**

Computational and Applied Mathematics Seminar. Department of Mathematics, Brunel University (21st January 2016)

**Homogenisation for Elastic Metamaterials: Structured Surfaces and Lattices**

9th European Solid Mechanics Conference. Madrid, Spain (July 2015)

**Perfect Platonic Cloaking**

Elasticity Day Meeting 2015. Keele University (June 2015)

**Cloaking and transformation elastodynamics for elastic plate**

International Congress on Ultrasonics. Metz, France (May 2015)

**In-plane Rayleigh-Bloch waves for elastic diffraction gratings**

13th International Symposium on Continuum Models and Discrete Systems. University of Utah (2014)

**Transformation platonics and cloaking**

8th meeting of the European Research Network on *“Wave propagation in complex media for quantitative and Non-Destructive Evaluation”*. Gregynog Hall, Wales (2014)

**Elastic Rayleigh-Bloch Modes**

Workshop on *“Waves in Acoustics, Elasticity and in Structured Media”*. Department of Mathematics, Imperial College London (2014)

**Dynamic broadband cloaking of square inclusions**

CERMODEL 2013 - Modelling & simulation meet innovation in ceramics technology. University of Trento (2013)

**Non-singular cloaking of a square inclusion with a microstructured coating**

Workshop on *“Advances in Applied Mathematics & Mechanics”*. School of Mathematics, University of Manchester (2013)

**Effect of a micro-structure on the thermal striping damage of an edge-cracked slab**

IUTAM Symposium on *"Fracture Phenomena in Nature & Technology"*. University of Brescia (2012)

**Dynamic anisotropy & primitive waveforms in discrete elastic systems**

54th British Applied Mathematics Colloquium. University College London (2012)

**Dynamic anisotropy of elastic lattice systems & localisation in systems with defects**

Interdisciplinary workshop on *“Metamaterial structures & dynamic localisation of defects”. *University of Liverpool (2011)

**Elastic Waves & Defect Modes in Micropolar Lattices**

10th International Conference on Vibration Problems. Prague (2011)

**Elastic waves, defect modes, focusing & flat elastic lenses in micro-polar lattices**

53rd British Applied Mathematics Colloquium. University of Birmingham (2011)

**Frequency related localisation of harmonic elastic waves in stratified welds**

The Institute of Mathematics: “Tomorrow's Mathematicians Today”. The University of Greenwich (2009)

**Harmonic Elastic Waves in Stratified Welds**

Industrial workshop on *“Waves in Structured Media & Localisation”*. University of Liverpool (2009)