"Can a classical computer solve optimization problems more efficiently than a classical computer"

Colloquium given at the Carl von Ossietzky University, Oldenburg, on October 24, 2016 and at the Ludwig Maximilians University, Munich, October 26, (2016)" [pdf]

"Spin glasses and Adiabatic Quantum Computing"

Talk at the "Workshop on Theory and Practice of Adiabatic Quantum Computers and Quantum Simulation, ICTP, Trieste, August 22-26, (2016)" [pdf]

"Mind the gap; solving optimization problems on a quantum computer

Talk at the Gutzwiller Award Ceremony, 8 June 2015, Max Planck Institute for the Physics of Complex Systems [pdf]

"Numerical Studies of the Quantum Adiabatic Algorithm"

Talk at Leipzig University, 2014. [pdf]

"Numerical Studies of the Quantum Adiabatic Algorithm"

Invited talk at CCP2014, Boston, August 11-14, 2014. [pdf]

"Is there a de Almeida-Thouless line in finite-dimensional spin glasses? (and why you should care)"

Talk at the Max Planck Institute for the Physics of Complext Systems, Dresden, September 12, 2013. [pdf]

"Mind the gap; Solving optimization problems with a quantum computer"

Invited talk at "NASA Future Technologies conference", NASA Ames, January 17-21, 2012, [pdf]

"The Quantum Adiabatic Algorithm "

Invited talk at "Simulation and Manipulation of Quantum Systems for Information Processing (SMQS-2011)", Juelich, October 27-29, 2011. [pdf]

"Phase Transitions in Spin Glasses"

Invited talk at "Monte Carlo Algorithms in Statistical Physics", Melbourne, July 26-28, 2010. [pdf]