31. The XIX Time-Resolved Vibrational Spectroscopy International Meeting (TRVS 2019), Invited Speaker. Title: Femtosecond Stimulated Raman Spectroscopy of Functional Molecular Motors in Water and Protein Environment. University of Auckland, Auckland, New Zealand. September 8-13, 2019.
30. The 14th Femtochemistry Conference - Dynamics of the Complexity in Chemistry, Biology, and Physics (Femto 14), Invited Speaker. Title: Characterization and Functionalization of the GFP Core: From Excited State Proton Transfer to Color Tuning. Jin Jiang Grand Hall, Shanghai, China. July 28-August 2, 2019.
29. The 4th International Workshop on Quantum Dynamics and Spectroscopy in Condensed-Phase Materials and Bio-Systems, Invited Speaker. Title: Tracking Structural Motions of Functional Chromophores through a Conical Intersection in Water. Telluride, CO. June 24-29, 2019.
28. The XVIII Time-Resolved Vibrational Spectroscopy International Meeting (TRVS 2017), Invited Speaker. Title: Proton Transfer and Structural Inhomogeneity inside Fluorescent Protein Calcium Biosensors: Spectral Signatures at the Active Site on Ultrafast Timescales. Churchill College, Cambridge, England, UK. July 16-21, 2017.
27. The 3rd International Workshop on Quantum Dynamics and Spectroscopy of Functional Molecular Materials and Biological Photosystems, Invited Speaker. Title: Tuning Ultrafast Raman to Watch Chemical Reactions in Solution: New Insights for Biological and Materials Sciences. Les Houches, France. May 21-26, 2017.
26. The 253rd American Chemical Society (ACS) National Meeting, invited speaker at the "Spectroscopy of Complex Systems" Symposium. Title: Panoramic portrait of photochemical events in solution and proteins captured by femtosecond Raman spectroscopy. San Francisco, CA. Apr. 3, 2017.
25. The 2016 Vibrational Spectroscopy Gordon Research Conference (GRC), Invited Speaker. Title: Developing femtosecond Raman spectroscopy to elucidate photochemistry of fluorescent protein biosensors. Biddeford, ME. July 17-22, 2016.
24. The Optical Society of America (OSA) Columbia Section, OSU and UO-OSA Student Chapter Spring 2016 Meeting & Optics Workshop, Invited Speaker. Title: Capturing Panoramic Portrait of Photochemical Events in Condensed Phase with Femtosecond Stimulated Raman Spectroscopy. OSU Kelly Engineering Center, Corvallis, Oregon, USA; May 14, 2016.
23. Pacifichem 2015, "Dynamical Intermolecular Interactions for Biological Functions" Symposium, Invited Speaker. Title: Elucidating excited state reaction pathways in photosensitive systems using femtosecond stimulated Raman spectroscopy. Honolulu, HI. December 15, 2015.
22. Pacifichem 2015, "Fluorescent and Luminescent Proteins: New Chemistries and New Functions" Symposium, Invited Speaker. Title: Capturing photoinduced structural snapshots of emerging fluorescent protein biosensors with ultrafast vibrational spectroscopy. Honolulu, HI. December 15, 2015.
21. The 250th American Chemical Society (ACS) National Meeting, invited speaker at the "Structure & Dynamics in Complex Chemical Systems: Gaining New Insights Through Recent Advances in Time-resolved Spectroscopies" Symposium. Title: Elucidating molecular fluorescence mechanisms of fluorescent protein based biosensors: Insights from femtosecond stimulated Raman spectroscopy. Boston, MA. Aug. 17, 2015.
20. The XVII International Conference on Time-Resolved Vibrational Spectroscopy (TRVS 2015), invited speaker. Title: Unraveling fluorescence mechanisms of fluorescent protein based biosensors for Ca2+ imaging with femtosecond Raman spectroscopy. Madison, WI. June 21-26, 2015.
19. Telluride Workshop and International Conference on Quantum Dynamics & Spectroscopy, invited speaker. Title: Unraveling structural events during photochemical reactions in condensed phase using femtosecond stimulated Raman spectroscopy. Audience: TSRC participants. Telluride, CO. June 8-12, 2015.
18. The 248th American Chemical Society (ACS) National Meeting, invited speaker at the "Photoinduced Proton Transfer in Chemistry and Biology" Symposium. Title: Excited-state proton transfer in a calcium-sensing fluorescent protein complex: Structural dynamics insights from femtosecond stimulated Raman spectroscopy. San Francisco, CA. Aug. 11, 2014.
17. Dept of Physics, Oregon State University. SSO (Solid State / Optics) Research Seminar, seminar title: Unraveling ultrafast phonon dynamics in transparent thin medium with time-resolved surface third-harmonic generation. Audience: OSU Physics department faculty and students. Corvallis, OR. Jan. 15, 2014.
16. Center for Sustainable Materials Chemistry (CSMC), invited speaker at the Annual Meeting 2013. Title: Unraveling aqueous Al speciation during electrolytic synthesis with femtosecond Raman spectroscopy. Audience: CSMC scientists, engineers, researchers, and students. Corvallis, OR. Nov. 7, 2013.
15. Telluride Workshop on Quantum Dynamics & Spectroscopy, invited speaker. Title: Excited-state proton transfer in photoacids and fluorescent proteins observed by femtosecond stimulated Raman. Audience: TSRC participants. Telluride, CO. July 7-12, 2013.
14. University of Oregon (UO), invited speaker at the Physical Chemistry Seminar. Title: Resolving molecular motions during photochemistry: Insights from femtosecond stimulated Raman spectroscopy on photosensitive molecules. Audience: UO Dept of Chemistry, Institute of Molecular Biology, and Oregon Center for Optics faculty, researchers, and students. Eugene, OR. Feb 4, 2013.
13. School of Mechanical, Industrial and Manufacturing Engineering (MIME). Winter MatSci seminar. Title: Molecular conformational dynamics facilitate photochemistry as revealed by femtosecond stimulated Raman spectroscopy. Audience: MIME faculty and students. OSU, Corvallis, OR. Jan 24, 2013.
12. The 23rd International Conference on Raman Spectroscopy at Indian Institute of Science. Invited talk title: Low-frequency modes gate excited state intermolecular proton transfer: Insights from femtosecond stimulated Raman spectroscopy of a photoacid in acetate water. Audience: The 23rd ICORS 2012 - Symposium on Ultrafast Raman Spectroscopy - III. Bangalore, India. August 16, 2012. (Attendence affected by visa delays)
11. Gordon Research Conference on Vibrational Spectroscopy. Emerging superstars poster talk title: Capturing excited-state structural snapshots of photosensitive molecules with femtosecond stimulated Raman spectroscopy (FSRS). Audience: GRC Vibrational Spectroscopy Conference Attendees. University of New England, Biddeford, ME. August 9, 2012.
10. Environmental Molecular Sciences Laboratory (EMSL) at Pacific Northwest National Laboratory (PNNL). Invited talk title: Skeletal motions facilitate excited state proton transfer of a photoacid in water revealed by femtosecond stimulated Raman spectroscopy. Audience: Surface Analysis '12 participants, The 34th Annual Symposium on Applied Surface Analysis. Richland, WA. June 20, 2012.
9. Dept of Physics, Oregon State University. SSO Research Seminar, seminar title: Excited state proton transfer from pyranine to acetate in water: Multidimensional reaction coordinate revealed by femtosecond stimulated Raman spectroscopy. Audience: OSU Physics department faculty and students. Corvallis, OR. May 16, 2012.
8. Dept of Physics, Oregon State University. Faculty Research Series, seminar title: Tracking excited state proton transfer of a photoacid in water solution with femtosecond stimulated Raman spectroscopy. Audience: OSU Physics incoming graduate class. Corvallis, OR. Mar 2, 2012.
7. Dept of Chemistry, University of Portland. Seminar title: Tracking molecular conformational dynamics through biochemical reactions with novel ultrafast vibrational spectroscopies. Audience: UP Chemistry and Biochemistry faculty and students. Portland, OR. Oct 26, 2011.
6. Environmental Molecular Sciences Laboratory (EMSL) at Pacific Northwest National Laboratory (PNNL). Seminar title: Early-time structural dynamics of pyranine: Ultrafast stimulated Raman spectroscopy of a photoacid. Audience: EMSL scientists and potential collaborators. Richland, WA. July 22, 2011.
5. Dept of Physics, Oregon State University. Biophysics research seminar title: Watching Biomolecular Motions in Real Time with Novel Ultrafast Vibrational Spectroscopy. Audience: OSU Physics incoming graduate class. Corvallis, OR. Feb 25, 2011.
4. Dept of Chemistry, Willamette University. Invited talk and also for graduate student recruiting. Seminar title: Watching Biomolecular Motions in Real Time with Novel Ultrafast Vibrational Spectroscopy.Audience: Willamette science students across disciplines. Salem, OR. Jan 24, 2011.
3. LaSells Stewart Center, Oregon State University. 2010 Chemistry Advisory Board Meeting. New faculty presentation title: Taking Snapshots with Novel Ultrafast Vibrational Spectroscopies: Connecting the Dots between Structure and Function of Biomolecules. Corvallis, OR. Oct 22, 2010.
2. Dept of Chemistry, Oregon State University. Faculty Research Series, seminar title: Capturing Real-Time Structural Snapshots of Functional Biomolecules with Novel Ultrafast Vibrational Spectroscopies. Audience: OSU Chemistry incoming graduate class. Corvallis, OR. Oct 4, 2010.
1. Oregon Center for Optics (OCO) & University of Oregon (UO), invited speaker at the Fall Retreat 2010. Colloquium title: Taking Snapshots with Novel Ultrafast Vibrational Spectroscopies: Connecting the Dots between Structure and Function of Biomolecules. Audience: OCO and UO researchers and students. Eugene, OR. Sep 17, 2010.