Talks by Chris Matzner

Date

Venue

Title

Notes

5/10/2017
 KITP, Santa Barbara, CA Asperical Shock Breakout and Early Light
Seminar in "Mysteries of Massive Stars" program
4/28/2017
 KITP, Santa Barbara, CA
Waves and Shocks in Massive Stars: Wave Heating and Outbursts Seminar in "Mysteries of Massive Stars" program
11/15/2016
Palmerston Branch, Toronto Public Library
Communing with Aliens
Public Lecture
9/21/16
Northern District Branch, Toronto Public Library
Cosmic origins of everyday life
Public Lecture
7/27/16
 ICISE, Quy Nhon, Vietnam
Stellar feedback and accretion: star cluster growth
Star Formation in Different Environments
5/10/16
Monash University, Melbourne Australia
Interstellar Messaging
Public Lecture
5/3/16
Mt. Stromlo Observatory, Canberra Australia
Massive Star Clusters: Rapid Growth and Regional Consequences
RSAA Colloquium
4/28/16
AAO, Sydney Australia
Star Cluster Formation: Accretion and Feedback
AAO Colloquium
4/12/16
Monash University, Melbourne Australia Massive star clusters: Birth to Adolescence
MOCA Seminar
3/31/16
Monash University, Melbourne Australia Oblique shock breakout in supernovae and X-ray flashes
MOCA High-Energy Seminar
2/11/16
Monash University, Melbourne Australia Star Cluster Formation: Stellar Feedback Versus Large-Scale Mass Accretion
ANITA Workshop
2/4/16
Monash University, Melbourne Australia Weak Explosions: Shock Formation and Mass Ejection
Electron Capture Supernovae conference
10/6-9/15
KEK, Tsukuba, Japan
Supernova hydrodynamics: shock propagation, shock breakout, and non-spherical effects
Invited Lectures: Central Engines in the High Energy Universe
9/24/15
UAZ/Steward Obs., Tucson, AZ
Turbulent Birth of a Massive Star Cluster

4/9/15
McMaster University

Accretion and Feedback Dynamics in Star Cluster Formation

3/17/15
IAS, Princeton, NJ
Investment Advice for Star Destroyers
Joint IAS/Princeton Colloquium
10/3014
CfA, Harvard University
Shock Breakout and Exotic Transients from Supernovae
ITC Lunch Talk
10/30/14
CfA, Harvard University Dynamics of Star Cluster Formation in Molecular Clouds
Harvard/ITC Colloquium
6/18/14
KITP Santa Barbara
Star Formation Feedback on Intermediate Scales
Blackboard seminar
4/16/14
KITP Santa Barbara Feedback and Accretion in Star Cluster Formation
Fire Down Below
11/4/13
UC Boulder
Supernova Shocks and Breakout Transients
JILA Astronomy Colloquium
9/20/13
U.Toronto
Mysteries of Stellar Death
ASX Public Star Talk
6/3/13
UC Berkeley 
Theory Lunch Talk
5/7/13
McMaster University:

Ontario Star Formation Jamboree
7/26/12
Monash University, Melbourne, Australia:  Stellar Tidal Disruptions by Super-Massive Black Holes: A Laboratory for Young Disk Evolution
Physics Colloquium
3/3/12
 Charlottesville, VA
Jets from Various Systems: Their Similarities and Differences
ALMA NAASC panel
8/2/12
SISSA, Trieste, Italy
Feedback Mechanisms in Turbulent Star Formation SISSA seminar
7/26/12
Monash University, Melbourne, Australia
Stellar Tidal Disruptions by Super-Massive Black Holes: A Laboratory
for Young Disk Evolution
Physics Colloquium
3/3/12
ALMA Workshop: Outflows, Winds and Jets
Charlottesville, VA
Jets from Various Systems: Their Similarities and Differences
Discussion Panel
7/31/11
KIAA-PKU, Beijing, China Massive Star Feedback and Large-Scale Interactions
ISIMA summer school lecture series
7/30/11
KIAA-PKU, Beijing, China Protostellar Outflows and Stellar Feedback in Low-Mass Star Formation
ISIMA summer school lecture series
7/28/11
KIAA-PKU, Beijing, China
Self-Gravitational Instability in Star Formation: Disks and the Formation
of Stellar Systems
ISIMA summer school lecture series
5/6/10
CfA, Harvard
Outflow-Driven Turbulence in Star Cluster Formation
ITC lunch seminar
5/5/10
CfA, Harvard
Non-Radiative Accretion in Sgr A*
ITC/CfA Colloquium
4/15/10
U. Virginia
Accretion and polarization in Sgr A*
Astronomy Colloquium
11/20/09
U. Laval
What is the nature of accretion onto Sgr A*?
Astronomy Colloquium
8/22/09
RogerFest, Caltech
Transrelativistic blastwaves and prompt SN signals from ordinary SNe

5/4/09
UC Berkeley
Environment and Stellar Multiplicity
Theoretical Astrophysics Center talk
2/25/09
UC Berkeley
New developments in Shock Breakout Models for  Gamma-Ray Bursts
Theory Lunch talk
2/20/09
UC Santa Cruz/Lick
Mystery of the Low-Luminosity Gamma-Ray Bursts
FLASH talk
11/11/08
University of Wisconsin-Madison
Shock Breakouts and Low-Luminosity Gamma-Ray Bursts
Astronomy Colloquium
9/26/08
ALMA science workshop, Charlottesville, VA
When and how does protostellar dynamical feedback matter?

8/28/08
Mt Stromlo Observatory, Canberra
Three  Kinds of Feedback in Star Formation

8/29/07
Naramata Summer School on the Interstellar Medium
Large-Scale Aspects of Star Formation

8/27/07
Star Formation Through Cosmic Time, KITP Santa Barbara
Dynamical Feedback in Star Formation

8/06/07
Star Formation Then & Now, KITP, Santa Barbara Discussion on Disagreements and Concordance in Star Formation Theory
Conference wrap-up (with R. Klessen)
8/14/07
Star Formation Then & Now, KITP, Santa Barbara
Discussion on Turbulence and Feedback in Star Formation
Conference wrap-up (with S. Balbus)
6/8/07
RAMfest, University of Texas at Austin
Supernova Shock Breakout and a New Class of Swift bursts

5/17/07
Multiplicity in Star Formation, University of Toronto
Environment and Multiplicity

5/16/07
Interstellar Medium Lunch, University of Wisconsin - Madison
Feedback and Environment in Star Formation

5/15/07
University of Wisconsin-Madison
The Influence of Stars on Star Formation
Astronomy Colloquium
5/4/07
Harvard-Smithsonian Center for Astrophysics
Stellar Feedback, the Ends of the IMF, and Star Cluster Formation
Radio Group Seminar
4/13/07
From Stars to Planets, University of Florida
Disk Fragmentation, the Brown Dwarf Desert, and the Stellar Upper Mass Limit

6/2/06
FLAMR workshop, University of Toronto
Relativistic Potentials: Context and Feedback

2/7/06
York University
Feedback in the Formation of Star Clusters
Physics Collquium
1/11/06
AAS 207th meeting
Stellar Masses in Massive Cluster Formation

12/15/05
Swinburne University
Small Stars in Big Clusters
Astronomy Colloquium
12/14/05
Melbourne University
Characteristic Masses in Star Formation
Astronomy Seminar
4/18/05
University of Rochester
Regimes of Magnetized, Nonradiative Black Hole Accretion
Colloquium
4/16/05
Paradoxes of Massive Black Holes, KITP, Santa Barbara
Regimes of Magnetized Black Hole Accrdetion
Conference talk

7/14/04
Cores, Disks, Jets, & Outflows, Banff, AB
Low-Mass Star Formation: Initial Conditions and Disk Instabilities

6/14/04
CASCA Core-Collapse Session, Winnipeg, MB
Energy Feedback in the Core-Collapse Supernova Mechanism
Invited Review

9/25/03

University of Michigan, Ann Arbor

Nonradiative Accretion onto the Galactic Center Black Hole

Astronomy Colloquium

8/21/03

University of Utah

Nonradiative Accretion onto Black Holes

Astronomy Seminar

7/30/03


IfA, Honolulu

Accretion onto Sgr A*

AAstronomy Colloquium

6/01/03

CASCA, Waterloo, ON

Magnetically-Frustrated Accretion: a Solution to the Sgr A* enigma?


11/19/02

CITA Seminar

The Formation of Binary Stars


4/21/03

Northwestern University Astronomy Seminar

HII Regions and the Evolution of Giant Molecular Clouds


6/4/02

AAS Topical Session

Supernovae, Hypernovae, and Gamma-Ray Bursts

Invited Review

5/17/02

IGPS meeting, Edmonton AB

HII Regions and the Evolution of Giant Molecular Clouds


5/13/02

CASCA, Pentiction BC

Feedback from Star Formation and the Evolution of Giant Molecular Clouds


3/22/02

University of Toronto

Feedback from Star Formation and its Implications

Astronomy Colloquium

3/22/02

Columbia University

Supernovae and Gamma-Ray Bursts


2/9/02

Royal Astronomical Society of Canada

The Sky in Motion

Public Lecture

11/26/01

University of Texas at Austin

Massive Stars and the Nature of Molecular Clouds


10/26/01

St. Mary's University

The Molecular Galaxy


6/05/01

AAS 198th meeting

Massive Stars Dominate Feedback in Giant Molecular Clouds


6/01/01

Caltech TAPIR theory seminar

The Collapsar Model for Gamma-Ray Bursts: Viability and Implications


4/05/01

Gamma 2001

Trans-Relativistic Supernovae and Gamma-Ray Bursts


2/07/01

U. Waterloo Astronomy Seminar

Supernovae and Gamma-Ray Bursts


2/01/01

Ontario Star Formation Jamboree

Feedback and Forcing in Molecular Clouds


1/18/01

U. Toronto Thursday Astronomy Tours

The Sky in Motion

Public Lecture

8/27/00

Kingston 2000

GRBs from Supernovae and Hypernovae


5/29/00

CITA seminar

The Nature of Protostellar Outflows and Their Effects on Star and Star Cluster ormation


5/10/00

CfA Star Formation seminar

The Nature of Protostellar Outflows and Their Effects on Star and Star Cluster Formation


4/21/00

Caltech TAPIR theory seminar

Core-Collapse Supernovae: from Star to Remnant


4/8/00

Cargese Stellar Cluster Conference

Feedback from Protostellar Outflows in Star and Star Cluster Formation

Invited Talk

3/20/00

Caltech Astronomy Tea Talk

Modeling Bipolar Outflows as Agents of Feedback in Low-Mass Star and Star Cluster Formation


1/22/00

Ontario Star Formation Jamboree

Hydromagnetic Protostellar Winds, Molecular Outflows, and Feedback in Low-Mass Star Formation


9/98

San Mateo Astronomical Society

Why Stars Form in the Dark

Public Lecture

12/97

NASA-Ames Center for Star Formation Studies

Dating Young Stellar Clusters Using Lithium Depletion


8/97

Les Houches Summer School

Light Element Depletion in Pre-Main-Sequence Stars


  * Time permitting, I am available to give public lectures on astronomy and astrophysics in the greater Toronto area.