Talks


Future

20th - 24th August 2018, Additive Combinatorics and Its Applications, AIM, San Jose, CA.

27th - 29th June 2018, Discrete Mathematics Days/JMDA18, plenary talk, Seville, Spain.

11th - 14th June 2018, British Mathematics Colloquium, public lecture, University of St Andrews.

14th - 18th May 2018, Georgia Discrete Analysis, University of Georgia, Athens, GA.

11th - 13th December 2017, 10th Anniversary of the Centre for Discrete Mathematics and its Applications (DIMAP), University of Warwick.

24th November 2017, Pure Colloquium, University of Manchester.

23rd November 2017, School Colloquium, University of Leeds.

'What's the(ir) difference? Primes, twin primes and other relatives.'
8th November 2017, Annual Coulter McDowell Lecture, Royal Holloway.

'Stable arithmetic regularity'
2nd - 6th October 2017, Additive Combinatorics and Applications, Center of Mathematical Sciences and Application, Harvard University, Cambridge, MA.

'Szemeredi's theorem in the primes'
20th - 22nd September 2017, The Music of Numbers: in honour of Javier Cilleruelo, ICMAT, Madrid, Spain.

Past

'Some applications of relative entropy in additive combinatorics'
3rd - 7th July 2017, British Combinatorial Conference, plenary talk, University of Strathclyde.

'Arithmetic regularity lemmas'
30th June 2017, Interactions with Combinatorics, University of Birmingham.

'Counting monochromatic structures in finite abelian groups'
14th June 2017, Canadam 2017, plenary talk, Ryerson University, Canada.

'Additive combinatorics over finite fields: recent progress and open problems'
6th June 2017, 13th International Conference on Finite Fields and their Applications, plenary talk, Gaeta, Italy.

'Counting monochromatic structures in finite abelian groups'
24th April 2017, Combinatorics seminar, University of California Berkeley.

'In pursuit of structure: why a little randomness (almost) always helps'
3rd April 2017, Open Lecture, Simons Institute, University of California Berkeley.

'One, two, red, blue'
21st September 2016, LMS Popular Lecture, Birmingham.

'Some thoughts on solutions to linear systems in the primes'
12th September 2016, Rencontre de théorie analytique et élémentaire des nombres à la mémoire de Kevin Henriot, IHP, Paris.

'One, two, red, blue'
29th June 2016, LMS Popular Lecture, London.

'Quadratic Fourier analysis: why and when linear phases are not enough'
5th February 2016, Mathematics Department Colloquium, Warwick University.

'Quadratic Fourier analysis'
11th December 2015, Sofia Kovalevskaya Colloquium, Berlin Mathematical School.

'From combinatorics to group theory (and back again)'
18th November 2015, Pure Mathematics Colloquium, University of Sheffield.

'Ramsey multiplicity of patterns in finite abelian groups'
30th October 2015, New York Number Theory Seminar, CUNY Graduate Center.

'How to make yourself heard at a rock concert'
13th October 2015, Public lectures in mathematics, University of Bristol.

'Current challenges in quadratic Fourier analysis'
19th September 2015, Joint LMS/EMS Mathematical Weekend, University of Birmingham.

'Counting monochromatic structures in finite abelian groups'
15th September 2015, Non-combinatorial combinatorics, University of Warwick.

'Combinatoria aditiva: conjuntos suma, el fenómeno suma-producto y el método polinomial'
8th - 22nd August 2015, AGRA 2015: Summer school on arithmetic, groups and analysis, CIMPA, Cusco, Peru.

'Ramsey multiplicity of patterns in finite abelian groups'
8th July 2015, Journées Arithmétiques 2015, Debrecen, Hungary.

'El análisis armónico cuadrático y sus aplicaciones'
1st July 2015, Sextas Jornadas de Teoría de Números, Valladolid, Spain.

'Ramsey multiplicity'
13th April 2015, Postgraduate Combinatorics Conference, Queen Mary, London.

'Ramsey multiplicity of patterns in abelian groups'
30th March 2015, British Mathematical Colloquium, University of Cambridge.

'Combinatorics at Bristol and elsewhere'
18th December 2014, Prospects 2014, University of Oxford.

'Ramsey multiplicity of patterns in abelian groups'
25th November 2014, Arithmetic and allied subjects on the banks of the Neva, Euler International Mathematical Institute, St Petersburg.

'Ramsey multiplicity of patterns in abelian groups'
11th November 2014, DIMAP Seminar, Centre for Discrete Mathematics and its Applications, University of Warwick.

'Analytic techniques in additive combinatorics' (one-week graduate course)
13th - 16th October 2014, Additive Combinatorics Doctoral School, Freie Universität Berlin.

'Ramsey multiplicity of patterns in abelian groups'
18th September 2014, Additive Combinatorics @ Bristol, University of Bristol.

'Towards a Burr-Rosta conjecture for sets'
18th June 2014, Second Joint International Meeting of the Israel Mathematical Union and the American Mathematical Society, Tel Aviv.

'Beyond the Gowers norms'
11th March 2014, Simons Symposium on Discrete Analysis: Beyond the Boolean cube, Puerto Rico.

'Approximate groups'
28th February 2014, Landscapes in Mathematical Sciences, University of Bath.

'Sous-groupes approximatifs et applications'
17th January 2014, Séminaire Géométrie, Institut de Mathématiques de Bordeaux.

'Finite-field models in additive combinatorics'
10th December 2013, Workshop on Emerging applications of finite fields, Linz, Austria.

'Current challenges in higher-order Fourier analysis'
20th November 2013, Harmonic analysis meeting, University of Birmingham.

'Polynomial configurations in the primes'
14th November 2013, Number theory seminar, University of Oxford.

'A quadratic Goldreich-Levin theorem'
28th June 2013, Séminaire Codage, Cryptologie, Algorithmes, INRIA Saclay.

'A quadratic Goldreich-Levin theorem'
18th June 2013, Algorithms and Complexity Seminar, LIAFA, Université Paris 7.

'Sumsets, sampling and almost periodicity'
16th May 2013, London 2-day colloquium in combinatorics, London School of Economics, UK.

'Polynomial configurations in the primes'
16th March 2013, Number theory days 2013, EPFL, Lausanne.

'Polynomial configurations in the primes'
5th March 2013, Linfoot Seminar, University of Bristol, UK.

'Polynomial configurations in the primes'
30th January 2013, Discrete analysis seminar, University of Cambridge, UK.

'Sous-groupes approximatifs et applications'
12th - 14th November 2012, Forum des jeunes mathématicien-ne-s, plenary lecture, Institut Henri Poincaré, Paris.

'De la combinatoire additive à l'analyse harmonique d'ordre supérieur, et ses applications en théorie des nombres'
13th - 16th June 2012, Colloque Jeunes Chercheurs en Théorie des Nombres, mini-cours, Ecole Normale Supérieure, Lyon.

'De la combinatoire additive à l'analyse harmonique d'ordre supérieur'
24th May 2012, IMJ Colloquium, Institut de Mathématiques de Jussieu, Paris.

'Colouring graphs and elements of Z_n: analogies and differences'
11th April 2012, Oberwolfach mini-workshop on Hypergraph Turan Problems, Germany.

'From additive combinatorics to number theory: adding the squares'
2nd April 2012, Young Researchers in Mathematics 2012, keynote lecture, University of Bristol, UK.

'Polynomial progressions in the primes, d'après Green, Tao et Ziegler'
24th March 2012, Séminaire Bourbaki, École Normale Supérieure, Paris.

'De la combinatoire additive à l'analyse harmonique d'ordre supérieur'
30th January 2012, Séminaire d'analyse harmonique, Université Orsay, Paris.

'Introduction to additive combinatorics'
23rd - 25th January 2012, Premier Congrès Franco-Chilien de Dynamique et Combinatoire, mini-course, Saint-Valéry-sur-Somme, France.

'De la combinatoire additive à l'analyse harmonique d'ordre supérieur'
29th November 2011, Séminaire Dynamique, Arithmétique, Combinatoire ERNEST, Institut de Mathématiques de Luminy, France.

'Ergodic, analytic and combinatorial approaches to decomposition theorems for bounded functions'
21st November 2011, London-Paris Number Theory Seminar, Institut Henri Poincaré, Paris.

'Large sets with little structure'
16th November 2011, Discrete Mathematics Group, Freie Universität Berlin, Germany.

'Finite field models in additive number theory'
27th October 2011, Integers 2011, Plenary Lecture, University of West Georgia, Carollton, GA.

'Quadratic pseudorandomness and decomposition theorems for bounded functions'
20th October 2011, Theory Seminar, University of Chicago, IL.

'Counting arithmetic progressions'
18th October 2011, Combinatorics and Probability Seminar, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA.

'De la combinatoire additive à l'analyse harmonique d'ordre supérieur'
10th June 2011, Journeé de Théorie Analytique des Nombres, Nancy Université, France.

'De la combinatoire additive à l'analyse harmonique d'ordre supérieur'
8th June 2011, Séminaire tournant de Théorie Analytique des Nombres et d'Approximation Diophantienne, Université Claude Bernard, Lyon, France.

'Le principe de transfert'
13th and 19th May 2011, Number Theory Study Group, Chevaleret, Paris.

'Counting solutions to linear systems in uniform sets'
6th April 2011, Heilbronn seminar, University of Bristol, UK.

'Facteurs caractéristiques en combinatoire additive'
22nd March 2011, Séminaire de Théorie Ergodique, Jussieu, Paris, France.

'Recent improvements on the cap set problem (due to Bateman and Katz)'
11th March 2011, Number Theory Student Seminar, CUNY Graduate Center, New York, NY.

24th February 2011, Workshop "Discrete Methods in Ergodic Theory" on the occasion of Terence Tao's Frederic Esser Nemmers Prize, Northwestern University, Evanston, IL. [cancelled due to illness]

'Counting solutions to linear systems in uniform sets'
22th November 2010, Rencontres de théorie analytique et élémentaire des nombres, Institut Henri Poincaré, Paris, France.

'Exponential sums over locally defined quadratics'
4th November 2010, Conference "Exponential sums over finite fields and applications", ETH, Zurich, Switzerland.

'Decomposition theorems for bounded functions'
28th October 2010, Séminaire d'Analyse Fonctionelle, Jussieu, Paris, France.

'Structure and randomness in the integers: harmonic analysis and beyond'
4th June 2010, ETH, Zurich, Switzerland.

'What Fourier analysis can and cannot tell us about the integers'
20th May 2010, Ecole Polytechnique, Paris, France.

'Large sets with little structure'
19th May 2010, Séminaire de combinatoire additive, Universite Paris 6, France.

'What Fourier analysis can and cannot tell us about the integers'
7th May 2010, Symposium "New Directions in Mathematics", University of Zurich, Switzerland.

'What Fourier analysis can and cannot tell us about the integers'
25th February 2010, Algebra, Number Theory and Combinatorics Seminar, University of Texas at Austin, Austin, TX.

'Interpreting polynomial structure analytically'
8th February 2010, Discrete Math and Computer Science Seminar, IAS, Princeton, NJ.

'Introduction to additive combinatorics'
5th February 2010, Number Theory Student Seminar, CUNY Graduate Center, New York, NY.

'An Introduction to Quadratic Fourier Analysis'
14th January 2010, Mathematics Department Colloquium, University of Georgia, Athens, GA.

'Interpreting polynomial structure analytically'
2nd December 2009, Workshop on Analytical Methods in Combinatorics, Additive Number Theory and Computer Science, IPAM, Los Angeles, CA.

'One, two, ... -- red, blue, ...'
19th November 2009, RUSMEO Lecture Series (formerly The Rutgers Pi Club), Piscataway, NJ.

'High-rank polynomial phase decompositions, with number-theoretic applications'
7th November 2009, AMS Sectional Meeting, Special Session on Arithmetic Combinatorics, UC Riverside, CA.

'Calculus against the swine flu: modelling the spread of infectious disease'
5th November 2009, Mathematical Careers and Ideas Lecture Series, Rutgers University, Piscataway, NJ.

'The minimum number of monochromatic 4-term progressions'
29th October 2009, Discrete Math Seminar, Princeton University, Princeton, NJ.

'Counting solutions to linear systems modulo N - an introduction to local quadratic Fourier analysis'
24th October 2009, AMS Sectional Meeting, Special Session on Analytic Number Theory, Penn State University, PA.

'What the Fourier transform can and cannot tell us about the integers'
22nd October 2009, Women in Mathematics Lecture Series, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge, MA.

'The minimum number of monochromatic 4-term progressions'
6th October 2009, Discrete Math Seminar, Columbia University, New York, NY.

'The minimum number of monochromatic 4-term progressions' [Slides]
28th May 2009, Combinatorial and Additive Number Theory conference, CUNY Graduate Center, New York, NY.

'Minimal characteristic factors for linear systems - a quantitative approach' [Slides]
13th May 2009, Conference on Dynamical Systems and Randomness, Institut Henri Poincare, Paris, France.

'The minimum number of monochromatic 4-term progressions'
4th March 2009, Discrete Math Seminar, University of Delaware, Newark, DE.

'Monochromatic structures in the integers'
10th February 2009, Discrete Math Seminar, Rutgers University, New Brunswick, NJ.

'What Fourier analysis can and cannot tell us about the integers'
15th December 2008, Number Theory Seminar, University of Edinburgh, Edinburgh, UK.

'Decompositions into polynomial phase functions'
7th November 2008, Discrete Rigidity Phenomena in Additive Combinatorics Workshop, Mathematical Sciences Research Institute, Berkeley, CA.

'Quadratic Fourier Analysis'
21st October 2008, Mathematics Department Colloquium, University of California Santa Cruz, Santa Cruz, CA.

'The structure of popular difference sets'
25th September 2008, Number Theory Seminar, CUNY, New York, NY.

'Minimal characteristic factors for linear systems'
19th September 2008, Mathematical Sciences Research Institute, Berkeley, CA.

'The true complexity of a system of linear equations'
15th July 2008, Canadian Number Theory Association Meeting X, Waterloo, ON.

'Linear configurations in uniform sets'
27th March 2008, Joint Columbia-NYU-CUNY Number Theory Seminar, New York, NY.

'Counting solutions to linear systems in uniform sets'
21st March 2008, Number Theory Seminar, Stanford/AIM, Palo Alto, CA.

'Uniformity norms and the complexity of linear systems'
11th January 2008, Analysis and PDE Seminar, University of California, Los Angeles, CA.

'Decompositions into quadratic phase functions'
14th November 2007, Arithmetic Combinatorics Seminar, Institute for Advanced Study, Princeton, NJ.

'Minimal characteristic factors in arithmetic combinatorics'
30th October 2007, Dynamical Systems Seminar, Northwestern University, Evanston, IL.

'Linear configurations in uniform sets'
3rd October 2007, Short Talk, Institute for Advanced Study, Princeton, NJ.

'Linear configurations in uniform sets'
14th May 2007, Discrete Analysis Seminar, Cambridge, UK.

'Long arithmetic progressions in the primes: constructing a pseudorandom majorant for the von-Mangoldt function'
28th April 2006, Number theory study group, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge, MA.

'Introduction to Fourier analysis on finite Abelian groups with applications'
24th November and 1st December 2005, Universitat Politecnica de Catalunya, Barcelona, Spain.

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