**ACM-SIAM Symposium on Discrete Algorithms (SODA22)**

Virtual, January 9-12, 2022*Session Chair**Talk: Polynomial-time algorithm for Maximum Independent Set in graphs with no subdivided claws*

**UMass Discrete Math Seminar**

University of Massachusetts Amherst, MA, November 19, 2021*Talk: Perfect Graphs and Sums of Squares*

**Program in Applied and Computational Mathematics - Graduate Student Seminar**

Princeton University, NJ, November 16, 2021*Talk: Perfect Graphs and Sums of Squares*

**INFORMS Annual Meeting 2021**

Virtual, October 24-27, 2021*Talk: Sums of Separable and Quadratic Polynomials*

**Banff IRS: New Perspectives in Colouring and Structure***

Banff International Research Station, Alberta, Canada, October 18-23, 2021**Held virtually*

**Cornell ORIE Young Researchers Workshop 2021**

Cornell University, Ithaca, NY, USA, October 7-9, 2021

**SIAM Conference on Applied Algebraic Geometry (SIAM AG21)**

Virtual, August 16-20, 2021*Talk: Sums of Separable and Quadratic Polynomials*

**Sabanci University Seminar - Department of Industrial Engineering**

Virtual, May 26, 2021*Talk: Nonnegative and Sum of Squares Polynomials Under Additional Structure*

**AFOSR MURI Review Meeting - Verifiable, Control-Oriented Learning On The Fly**

Virtual, May 5, 2021*Talk: Sums of Separable and Quadratic Polynomials*

**INFORMS Annual Meeting 2020**

Virtual, November 7-13, 2020*Talk: A Sum of Squares Analysis of Sums of Separable and Quadratic Polynomials*

**SiGMa 2020: Structure in Graphs and Matroids***

University of Waterloo, Ontario, Canada, July 20-24, 2020**Cancelled due to concern over COVID-19*

**DIMACS Workshop on Polynomial Optimization***

Rutgers University, NJ, USA, May 27 - 29, 2020**Postponed due to concern over COVID-19*

**MIT LIDS - Research Group Meeting (Virtual)**

Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge, MA, USA, May 22, 2020*Talk: A Sum of Squares Characterization of Perfect Graphs*

**Barbados Graph Theory Workshop 2020***

Bellairs Research Institute, McGill University, Holetown, Barbados, March 27 - April 3, 2020**Cancelled due to concern over COVID-19*

**Banff IRS: New Perspectives in Colouring and Structure***

Banff International Research Station, Alberta, Canada, March 15-20, 2020**Held virtually due to concern over COVID-19*

**Bogazici University Seminar - Department of Industrial Engineering**

Bogazici University, Istanbul, Turkey, December 19, 2019*Talk: An Algebraic Perspective on Perfect Graphs*

**INFORMS Annual Meeting 2019**

Seattle, WA, USA, October 20-23, 2019*Session Organizer: "Polynomial Optimization"**Talk: An Algebraic Perspective on Perfect Graphs*

**University of Washington Theory Seminar - Computer Science and Enginnering**

University of Washington, Seattle, WA, USA, October 22, 2019*Talk: An Algebraic Perspective on Perfect Graphs*

**Cornell ORIE Young Researchers Workshop 2019**

Cornell University, Ithaca, NY, USA, October 3-5, 2019*Talk: An Algebraic Perspective on Perfect Graphs*

**Waterloo Coloring Conference 2019**

University of Waterloo, Ontario, Canada, September 23-27, 2019*Talk: Strongly Perfect Claw-Free Graphs - A Short Proof*

**Bell Labs - Math & Algorithms Theory Seminar**

NOKIA Bell Labs, Murray Hill, NJ, USA, September 4, 2019*Talk: Deep Reinforcement Learning for Network Control*

**AFOSR MURI Internal Meeting - Verifiable, Control-Oriented Learning On The Fly**

Austin, TX, USA, August 10-12, 2019*Talk: On the Gap Between Nonnegative and Sum of Squares Polynomials*

**Dagstuhl Seminar - Graph Coloring: from Structure to Algorithms**

Schloss Dagstuhl, Leibniz-Zentrum für Informatik, Wadern, Germany, June 30 - July 5, 2019*Editorial coordinator supporting seminar organizers in preparing the report for the Dagstuhl Seminar*

**Charles University Noon Seminar, Department of Applied Mathematics**

Charles University, Prague, Czechia, June 13, 2019*Talk: Edge-Extremal Graphs under Degree and Matching Number Restrictions*

**Barbados Graph Theory Workshop 2019**

Bellairs Research Institute, McGill University, Holetown, Barbados, April 5-12, 2019

**AMS Short Course - Sum of Squares: Theory and Applications**

Baltimore, MD, USA, January 14-15, 2019

**Princeton Day of Optimization: Optimization, Control, and Machine Learning**

Princeton University, Princeton, NJ, USA, September 28, 2018*Best Poster Award in Optimization Theory*

**MOPTA 2018, The Modeling and Optimization: Theory and Applications Conference**

Lehigh University, Bethlehem, PA, USA, August 15-17, 2018*Talk: A Combinatorial Approach for Optimal Coloring of Perfect Graphs*

**Barbados Graph Theory Workshop 2018**

Bellairs Research Institute, McGill University, Holetown, Barbados, April 20-27, 2018

**WG 2016, 42 ^{nd} International Workshop on Graph-Theoretic Concepts in Computer Science**

Bogazici University, Istanbul, Turkey, June 22-24, 2016

*Member of Organizing Committee*

**3 ^{rd} Istanbul Design Theory, Graph Theory and Combinatorics Workshop**

Koc University, Istanbul, Turkey, June 13-17, 2016

*Talk: Edge-Extremal Graphs under Degree and Matching Number Restrictions*

**CTW 2015, 13 ^{th} Cologne-Twente Workshop on Graphs and Combinatorial Optimization**

Marmara University, Istanbul, Turkey, May 26-28, 2015

*Talk: Equimatchable Graphs are C*

_{2k+1}-free for k ≥ 4
**28 ^{th} Ljubljana-Leoben Graph Theory Seminar**

University of Primorska, Koper, Slovenia, September 3-5, 2014