External Presentations

    • Keynote speaker at ‘Powders and Grain 2021’, Argentina.
    • Keynote speaker at ‘Mixing and Segregation seminar’ at  Delft Solids Solutions, 2021.
    • Invited speaker for workshop on ‘Simulation of Bulk Solids’ (part of Powder, Granule and Bulk Solids: Innovations and Applications), India, February, 2020.  Talk entitled ‘Why Simulate?: An introduction to particle simulations for industrial processes’.
    • Keynote speakers at ‘Powder, Granule and Bulk Solids: Innovations and Applications’, India, February, 2020. Talk entitled ‘ Fast, flexible particle simulations: An introduction to MercuryDPM’.
    • Speaker, Tabletting Symposium (part of Blending and Segregation forum), The Netherland, December 2019, Talk entitled ‘Introduction to MercuryDPM’ given with Thomas Weinhart.
    • Keynote speaker at Blending and Segregation Forum, EU’, The Netherlands, December 2019. Talk entitled ‘Multiscale modelling of (industrial) granular materials’.
    • Invited speaker at workshop on ‘Characterisation and Calibration’ (part of Blending and Segregation Forum), The Netherlands, December 2019. Talk entitled ‘Bayesian calibration/validation & uncertainty propagation: How to calibrate simulations from any characterisation machine (using Machine Learning)’.
    • Invited speaker at Jawaharlal Nehru Centre for Advanced Scientific Research, India, November 2019. Talk entitled, ‘Multi-scale modelling of segregating granular flows: From inclined planes to drums; via a volcano’.
    • Speaker, Tabletting Symposium (part of Blending and Segregation forum), USA, August 2019, Talk entitled ‘Introduction to MercuryDPM’ given with Thomas Weinhart.
    • Keynote speaker at ‘Blending and Segregating forum’, August 2019, Indiana, USA. Talk entitled ‘Multiscale modeling of industrial granular flows’.
    • Invited speaker, University of Northweston, USA, August 2019, Talk entitled ‘Multi-scale modelling of segregating granular flows: From inclined planes to drums; via a volcano’.
    • Speaker at Discrete elements methods 8, Netherlands, June 2019. Talk entitled ‘Introduction to MecuryDPM: Fast, flexible and accurate particle simulations’.
    • Keynote speaker at ‘Discrete elements methods 8’, Netherlands , June 2019. Talk entitled ‘Introduction to the Open Source session’.
    • Speaker at Partec: International Congress on Particle Technology, Nurembery, Germany, April 2019. Talk entitled ‘Shaping segregation: Multiscale modelling of transport chutes and industrial mixers’
    • Invited speaker, at workshop on ‘Recent Developments of Discrete Particle Simulation for Geotechnical Engineering’, March 2019, Japanese Geotechnical Society, Tokyo, Japan. Talk entitled ‘Multiscale modelling of geophysics flows’.
    • Invited speaker at ‘SGD Seminar: Numerical and Data-driven modelling’, February 2019, Okayama, Japan. Talk entitled ‘Multiscale modelling of geophysical flows’.
    • Speaker at the Patterns in Geomechanics, January 2019, Sydney, Australia. Talk entitled ‘Multi-scale modelling of bulbous heads and strati cation pattern formation in granular avalanches’.
    • Invited speaker at Discrete Element Method: Challenges and Trends, University of Leeds,UK. September 2018. Talk entitled ‘How to deal with large particle numbers’.
    • Invited speaker at University of Stanford, USA, July 2018. Talk entitled ‘From discrete data to continuum fi elds and back: An introduction to coarse-graining and MercuryCG’.
    • Invited speaker at 2018 ‘The Interdisciplinary Nature of Particulate Systems’ Gordon Research Conference,  Stonehill College in Easton, MA, USA, July 2018. Talk title ‘Multiscale modelling of segregation’.
    • Speaker at 6th European Seminar on Computing, Pilsen, Czech Republic. June 2018. Talk title ‘Introduction to MercuryDPM: Fast, accurate, particle simulations’.
    • Invited speaker at Research Center for Pharmaceutical Engineering, Graz, Austria, February 2018.  Talk entitled ‘Multiscale modelling of segregation in transport chutes and drums’.
    • Invited speaker at the American Geophysical Union Fall Meeting 2017, for session entitled ‘Sorting by Particle Property and Other “Granular” Mechanisms and Their Influence on Earth and Planetary Surface Processes’, December 2017. Talk entitled ‘ Segregation-mobility feedback for bidisperse shallow granular flows: towards understanding segregation in geophysical flows’.
    • Invited speaker at the ‘V international conference on Particle-Based Methods (Particles 2017)’ for session entitled ‘ Micro-macro: From Discrete Particles to Continuum Models of Granular Mechanics’, September 2017. Talk entitled ‘Discrete to continuum fields in bi-disperse segregating granular mixtures’.
    • Invited speaker University of Sydney, Australia, Granular Forum, July 2017. Talk entitled ‘Segregation: A solved problem?’
    • Speaker at one-day Fraunhofen, ITWM workshop, University of Twente, March 2017. Talk entitled ‘Shaping segregation’.
    • Invited speaker at Wolfson Centre For Bulk Solids Handling at the University of Greenwich, December 2016. Talk entitled ‘MercuryDPM the heart of MercuryLab’.
    • Keynote speaker at ‘Second International Conference on Powder, Granule and Bulk Solids: Innovations and Applications’ 2016, Jaipur, India (December 2016). Talk entitled ‘Multiscale modelling of the flow of bulk solids down an inclined chute’.
    • Speaker at ‘Second International Conference on Powder, Granule and Bulk Solids: Innovations and Applications’ 2016, Jaipur, India (December 2016). Talk entitled ‘From discrete particles to continuum Fields: An introduction to MercuryCG’.
    • Speaker at ‘7th International Conference on Discrete Element Methods’ 2016, Dalian, China, (August 2016). Talk entitled ‘Event-driven simulations of Vibrofluidised Granular Materials: Low Frequency Oscillations in Narrow Vibrated Granular Systems’.
    • Speaker at Mini Symposium on ‘Numerical Modeling of Granular and Multiphase Flows’ held as part of ’12th World Congress on Computational Mechanics’ 2016, Seoul, South Korea, (July 2016). Talk entitled ‘Fast, flexible particle simulations: An introduction to MercuryDPM’.
    • Speaker at Mini Symposium on ‘Granular Materials: Deformation, Flow, Phase Transitions, and Multi-scale Modeling’ held as part of Engineering Mechanics Institute Conference 2016, Nashville, USA (May 2016). Talk entitled ‘Multi-scale Modelling of Segregating Granular Flows’.
    • Invited speaker at de’Alembert institute, Paris, France (April 2016). Talk entitled ‘Multi-scale modelling of granular avalanches’.
    • Invited speaker at University of Manchester, Department of Applied Mathematics, U.K. (March 2016). Joint seminar with Thomas Weinhart, talk entitled ‘Multi-scale modelling of wet granular flows’.
    • Keynote speaker at ‘International Symposium on Plasticity and Its Current Applications, held Hawaii (January 2016). Talk title ‘Multi-scale modelling of segregating granular flows’.
    • Speaker at ‘Southern Workshop on Granular Materials 2015” held at Santiago, Chile (November-December 2015). Talk title ‘Size and density segregation in bidisperse mixtures’.
    • Invited speaker at EPFL, Department of Civil Engineering, Switzerland (November 2015). Talk title ‘Multi-scale modelling of segregating granular flows: From inclined planes to drums; via a volcano‘.
    • Invited speaker to Mini Symposium on ‘From Discrete to Continuum Models of Granular Mechanics‘ held as part of the ‘International conference on Particle-Based methods. Fundamentals and Applications: Particles 2015’ held at Barcelona, Spain (September 2015).  Talk title ‘Discrete to continuum fields in bidisperse granular mixtures’.
    • Invited speaker to Mini Symposium on ‘Large scale computing in the geosciences‘ held as part of SIAM Conference on Computation Science and Engineering 2015 held at Salt Lake City, U.S.A. (March 2015).  Talk title ‘Multiscale modelling of granular avalanches’.
    • Invited speaker at University of Leiden, Mathematics Institute, N.L. (December 2014). Talk title ‘Multiscale modelling of segregating granular flows: From inclined planes to drums; via a volcano’.
    • Speaker at APS Division of Fluid Dynamics Annual Meeting at San Diego, U.S.A. (November 2014). Talk title ‘A mixture theory for size and density segregation in granular free-surface flows’.
    • Invited speaker at University of Oxford, FOALAB, Department of Earth Science, U.K. (October 2014). Talk title ‘Multi-scale modelling of segregating granular avalanches’.
    • Speaker at ‘11th World Congress on Computational Mechanics’, held at Barcelona, Spain. (July 2014). Title ‘Multi-scale modelling of segregation induced fingering instabilities in granular avalanches’.
    • Speaker at PDESoft 2014, Helidelberg, Germany (July 2014). Title ‘Introduction to hpGEM: Software library for discontinuous Galerkin Methods’.
    • Invited speaker at ‘Powder Segregation: Measurements, mechanisms and processes’, in Leeds, U.K. (April 2014). Talk title ‘Multi-scale modelling of granular flows varying in size and density’.
    • Invited speaker at the special session of MUMOLADE (Multiscale Modelling of Landslide and Debris Flows), held as part of ‘III International Conference on Particle Based Methods: Fundamentals and Applications’, in Stuttgart, Germany (September 2013). Title ‘Multi-scale modelling of segregation induced fingering instabilities in granular avalanches’.
    • Invited speaker at  ‘Discrete Element Method 6’, held at the Colarado School of Mines, USA, (August 2013). Talk title ‘A Review of Recent Work on the Discrete Particle Method At the University of Twenete: An Introduction to the Open-Source Package MercuryDPM’.
    • Speaker at the 2nd Institute of Mathematics and its Applications conference on ‘Dense Granular Flows’, held at the Isaac Newton Institute, University of Cambridge (July 2013). Talk title ‘Multiscale modelling of granular chute flows’.
    • Invited speaker at University of Manchester, Department of Applied Mathematics, U.K. (April 2013). Talk title ‘Multi-scale modelling of granular chute flows’.
    • Presented poster at EGU 2013, Vienna. (April 2013).
    • Invited speaker at the 49th Nederlands Mathematisch Congres, held at Radoud University Nijegen, for the NDNS+ (Nonlinear dynamics and non-linear systems) session (April 2013). Talk title ‘Multi-scale modelling of shallow granular flows (geophysical flows)’.
    • Invited speaker at the MESA and MIRA Computational Science Seminar series, University of Twente, The Netherlands (March 2013).  Talk title ‘Multi-scale modelling of avalanches (geophysical flows)’.
    • Plenary speaker at KomPlasTech 2013, held at  Zakopane, Poland (January 2013). Talk title ‘Multi-scale methods in multi-component materials’.
    • Speaker at “Southern Workshop on Granular Materials 2012” held at Puerto Varas, Chile (December 2012). Talk title ‘Multi-scale modelling  of granular chute flows’.
    • Invited overview talk on the ‘State-of-the-art in large scale computing in the Netherlands’ at the  ‘Fifteenth Engineering Mechanics Symposium’ of the Netherlands ‘Graduate school of engineering mechanics’. (November 2012).
    • Speaker at APS Division of Fluid Dynamics Annual Meeting at San Diego, U.S.A. (November 2012). Talk title ‘An introduction to: The Hele-Shaw Beach Experiments’
    • Invited speaker at Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution (WHOI) Geophysical Fluid Dynamics Program, held at WHOI, USA. (August 2012). Talk title \lq Modelling of particle size segregation and its applications to geophysical problems.
    • Presented poster at  Gordon Research Conference on ‘Granular and Granular-Fluid Flow’ at Davidson College, USA (July 2012).
    • Poster title ‘Modelling of particle Size-Segregation: Validation and calibration using the discrete particle method’.
    • Presented poster at  Physics@FOM at Veldhoven 2012 (January 2012). Poster title ‘Wave-sand Interactions in a Hele-Shaw Cell’.
    • Invited speaker at Bristol University, Department of Applied Mathematics; ‘Fluids and Materials’ seminar series (November 2011). Talk title ‘From particles to waves, via the Hele-Shaw beach’.
    • Speaker at ‘Particle-Based Methods II’ (October 2011). Talk title ‘Modelling of particle size-segregation: Validation and calibration using the discrete particle method’.
    • Invited speaker at ‘VI Brazilian Meeting on Simulational Physics’(August 2011). Talk title ‘Investigating segregating granular chute flows with both the discrete particle method and continuum modelling’
    • Invited speaker at Almatis-TU Delft seminar on ‘Numerical Modeling of Rotary Kilns’ (June 2011). Talk title ‘Introduction to discrete particle simulation methods and its application to segregation in chute and drums’
    • Speaker at EGU 2011 (April 2011)
    • Speaker at MSM-TW joint workshop, University of Twente (February 2011)
    • Speaker at third FERMaT-IMPACT-GIMFus Meeting (October 2010). Talk title ‘Depth-averaged modelling of shocks in granular avalanches’.
    • Speaker at SIP1 workshop, University of Twente (October 2010)
    • Invited speaker for AACS seminar series, University of Twente (May 2010)
    • Presented poster at ‘Fifth European Conference on Computational Fluid Dynamics’ (April 2010)
    • Speaker at Physics@FOM at Veldhoven 2010 (January 2010)
    • Invited speaker at  ‘Geoflows Workshop’, held at the University of Washington (March 2009)
    • Speaker at the IMA Conference on Dense Granular Flows, held at Cambridge (January 2009)
    • Invited speaker at PANDA (Patterns, Nonlinear Dynamics and Applications) meeting, held at University of Nottingham (December 2008)
    • Invited speaker for MPCM (Mathematics Physics and Computational Mechanics) seminar series University of Twente (December 2008)
    • Speaker at 7th Euromech Fluid Mechanics Conference, Manchester (September 2008)
    • Speaker at British Applied Mathematics Colloquium, held at University of Manchester (March 2008)
    • Invited speaker for MCND Seminar Series (December 2007)
    • Speaker at the Workshop on ‘Pyroclastic Density Currents and Topography’, in Tenerife, Canary Islands (March 2007)
    • Presented a poster at Gordon Research Conference on ‘Granular and Granular-Fluid Flow’ in Waterville, Maine, U.S.A. (June-July 2004)
    • Speaker at British Applied Mathematics Colloquium, held at University of East Anglia (April 2004)
    • Speaker at workshop on ‘Geophysical Granular and Particle-Laden Flows’ in Bristol (October 2003)