# Talks

Bicommutant Categories-Definition. March 2024, Workshop on New Directions in Conformal Field Theory, Hamburg Recording

Bicommutant Categories from Conformal Nets, January 2024, CFT 3 Ways, SwissMAP Research Station, Les Diablerets Outline

Towards construction of fully extended Chiral Conformal Field Theories from Conformal Nets. January 2024, AQFTUK, University of Nottingham

Poincaré Duality Revisited in Abstact Six-functor Formalism. October 2023, Topology Advanced Class , Mathematics Institute, Oxford. Notes

Overview of Von Neumann algebras, Conformal Nets and their relation to unitary VOAs. November 2023, OWSM (Oxford Symmetry Meeting) Notes

An (∞, d)-category of QFTs and topological interfaces. August 2023, Categorical Symmetries in Quantum Field Theory (School and Workshop), SwissMAP Research Station in Les Diablerets.

Short talk as part of the gong show during the conference.Conformal Nets, Functorial CFTs and Defects. June 2023, Hausdorff School on TQFTs and their connections to representation theory and mathematical physics, Hausdorff Centre for Mathematics.

Short talk as part of the gong show during the school.Spans 2. May 2023, Topology Advanced Class on the AKSZ construction of TQFTs, Oxford.

Showed that each object in (∞, n)-categories of n-fold spans is fully dualisable and sketched the case of Lagrangian correspondences of shifted symplectic derived stacks. Based on Iterated spans and classical topological field theories.Introduction to (∞, n)-categories and cobordism; overview of topological defects in field theories. March 2023, Oxford Symmetry Meeting (OWSM). Notes

Introduction to the construction of extended Segal Chiral CFT from Conformal Nets. February 2023, Oxford. Slides

Presented for Transfer of Status to examiners in Theoretical Physics and Mathematics.Hopf algebra objects and related constructions in tensor categories. October 2022, Topology Advanced Class on Modular Categories and TQFTs beyond semisimplicity, Oxford.

Based on Extended TQFTs From Non-Semisimple Modular CategoriesFFRS construction of RCFT correlators from TQFT - Construction. May 2022, Topology Advanced Class on FFRS construction of RCFT correlators from TQFT , Oxford. Slides

Based on TFT construction of RCFT correlators I: Partition functionsBackprop is a functor. December 2021, Ard Louis Research Group, Oxford

Based on Backprop as Functor: A compositional perspective on supervised learningIntroduction to categories for physicists. December 2021, Ard Louis Research Group, Oxford

Two talks introducing categories and symmetric monoidal categories to physicists.Super-symmetric QFT and Integral Modular Functions. December 2020, Research Group Jürgen Jost, Max Plank Institute for Mathematics in the Sciences, Leipzig Slides

This talk was also given in a sightly different, less mathematical form for physicists at the Indian Institute of Technology Kanpur as part of the course Introduction to Conformal Field Theory. Slides and notes for the version aimed at physicists. Based on Supersymmetric field theories and generalized cohomologyCFT and Elliptic Cohomology. October 2020, Indian Institute of Technology Kanpur. Slides

Given as part of the course Introduction to Conformal Field Theory.Entanglement in Topological Quantum Field Theories and Complexity. June 2020, Indian Institute of Technology Kanpur. Notes

Given as part of the course Quantum Chaos.Statistical Physics Methods in Cognitive Neuroscience: Critical Brain. February 2020, Indian Institute of Technology Kanpur. Slides. Notes

Given as part of the course Topics in Cognitive Neuroscience.Gauge Theory and Knots. December 2019, Indian Institute of Technology Kanpur. Slides . Detailed Notes

Topology and Materials Science. August 2018, Indian Institute of Technology Kanpur. Slides

Popular science talk given in the Department of Materials Science and Engineering.