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2017
 Search for new physics with atomic clocks, CUA Seminar, Harvard, Cambridge, December 12, 2017.
 Searching for BSM physics with highly charged ions, Beyond the Standard Model in direct,
indirect and tabletop experiments (invited talk), Weizmann Institute of Science, Israel,
November 12  16, 2017.
 Search for new physics with atomic clocks, Temple University, Physics Department Colloquium, Philadelphia, November 6, 2017
 Longrange interactions in SrSr, YbYb, Ybalkali, and Ybgroup II dimers,
WEHeraeusSeminar: Longrange interactions (invited talk), Bad Honnef, Germany, October 25, 2017
 Actinide HighlyCharged Ions for Tests of Fundamental Physics and
Predicting Atomic Properties of Superheavy Atoms, GSI seminar, Germany, October 24, 2017
 Atomic theory for searches of Lorentz violation
changing couplings and dark matter,
Developing New Tools for Dark Matter Searches workshop (invited talk), Aspen Center for Physics, Colorado, September 5, 2017.
 Laser cooling of negative ions,
1st North American Conference on Trapped Ions (invited talk), Boulder, Colorado, August 14  18, 2017.
 Dark matter searches: from WIMPs to axions. Part II, Neutron Physics Group seminar, NIST, Gaithersburg, July 25, 2015
 Dark matter searches: from WIMPs to axions. Part I, Neutron Physics Group seminar, NIST, Gaithersburg, June 27, 2015
 Highprecision calculation of La^{} atomic properties for anion laser cooling ,
48th Annual Meeting of the APS Division of Atomic, Molecular and Optical Physics, Sacramento, California,
June 5–9, 2017.
 Highprecision atomic calculations for testing the fundamental symmetries of Nature ,
Precision Physics, Quantum Electrodynamics and Fundamental Interactions conference (invited talk), IESC Cargese, Corsica,
France, April 30  May 5, 2017
 Dark matter searches: from WIMPs to axions, JILA Seminar, University of Colorado, Boulder, April 20, 2017.
 Testing the fundamental symmetries of Nature with atoms, Physics Colloquium, Colorado State University,
Fort Collins, April 19, 2017.
 New developments in theoretical atomic clock research, NIST Seminar, Boulder, April 14, 2017.
 Search for new physics with atomic clocks, JILA Colloquium, University of Colorado, Boulder, April 13, 2017.
 The search for variation of fundamental constants with highly charged ions,
ISOQUANT workshop: Isolated quantum systems and universality in extreme conditions (invited talk), Obergurgl, Austria, 1924 February 2017.
2016
 Search for variation of fundamental constants, Physics Department Colloquium, Missouri S&T, Rolla, September 29, 2016.
 Search for new physics with highly charged ions, European Conference on Trapped Ions (invited talk),
Arosa, Switzerland, August 29  September 2, 2016.
 Search for new physics with atomic clocks, 25th International
Conference on Atomic Physics, ICAP 2016 (invited talk), Seoul, Korea, July 24  29, 2016.
 Theoretical approach to the blackbody shift, ICAP 2016 Satellite Workshop on Optical Clocks (invited talk),
Daejeon, Korea from July 2223, 2016.
 Strongly enhanced effects of Lorentz symmetry violation in Yb^{+} and highlycharged ions,
the Seventh Meeting on CPT and
Lorentz Symmetry (invited talk), Bloomington, June 2024, 2016.
 Strongly enhanced effects of Lorentz symmetry violation in highly charged ions,
DAMOP, Providence, Rhode Island, May 23–27, 2016.
 Rydberg atoms for quantum information and precision measurements, OIST Mini Symposium "Rydberg Atoms
for Quantum Technologies" (invited talk),
Okinawa, Japan, March 35 , 2016.
 Group II atoms: atomic clocks, longrange interactions, and precision measurements,
the 6th International Workshop on Ultracold Group II atoms (invited talk), Paris, France, February 22  24, 2016.
 Precision measurements for tests of Lorentz symmetry and search for αvariation,
ERATO International Workshop: Challenges in Precision Science (invited talk), Tokyo, Japan,
January 26, 2016
 Tests of Lorentz Symmetry with Entangled Ions, Heidelberg Physics Colloquium, Heidelberg, Germany, January 22, 2016
 Highlycharged Ions: Opportunities for Tests of Fundamental Physics, MaxPlanckInstitut für Kernphysik, Heidelberg, Germany, January 20, 2016
 HighlyCharged Ions for Atomic Clocks, Search for the Variation of the
FineStructure Constant, and Quantum Information, The Winter Colloquium on the Physics of Quantum Electronics (invited talk),
Snowbird, Utah, January 8, 2016
2015
 Search for New Physics with Atoms and Molecules, Physics Colloquium, University of Kentucky, Lexington, November 6, 2015.
 Tests of Lorentz Symmetry with Atomic Systems, Nuclear and atomic physics seminar, University of Kentucky, Lexington, November 6, 2015.
 Magic Wavelengths and Their Applications, CM  AMO Seminar, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, October 6, 2015.
 Atomic clocks and their applications, Neutron Physics Group seminar, NIST, Gaithersburg, July 21, 2015
 Search for new physics with atoms and molecules, 47th Conference of the European Group on Atomic Systems,
EGAS (plenary talk),
Riga, Latvia, July 2015
 Highlycharged ions for atomic clocks, search for variation of the finestructure constant, and tests of Lorentz symmetry
, Fourteenth Marcel Grossmann Meeting, MG14 (invited talk), Rome, July 2015
 Atomic clocks and variation of fundamental constants, Atomic seminar, Physics Department, University of Virginia,
Charlottesville, VA, July 8, 2015
 Highlycharged ions for atomic clocks, search for αvariation
and tests of Lorentz symmetry, International Conference on Laser Spectroscopy, ICOLS (invited talk),
Singapore, June 2015
 Symmetry violations in atoms and molecules, 6th International Symposium on Symmetries in Subatomic Physics, SSP (invited talk),
Victoria, Canada, June 2015
 AMO tests of fundamental symmetries and search for the physics beyond the standard model,
Twelfth Conference on the Intersections of Particle and Nuclear Physics, CIPANP (invited talk), Vail, CO, May 2015
 HighlyCharged Ions for Atomic Clocks and Search for the Variation of the FineStructure Constant,
IFCSEFTF conference, Denver, CO, April 13, 2015
 Tests of Fundamental Symmetries: Introduction and Overview,
TFS workshop, APS Topical Group on Precision Measurements and Fundamental Constants and the Fewbody Topical Group, Baltimore, April 2015
 Adventures in Atomic Physics: from Quantum Computers to Dark Matter,
University of Delaware, Zone 3 Society of Physics students meeting, April 25, 2015
 Search for New Physics with Atoms and Molecules, University of Mainz Physics colloquium, Mainz, Germany, February 3, 2015
 A Test of Lorentz Invariance with Ca^{+} ions and Future Perspectives, MaxPlanckInstitut für Kernphysik, Heidelberg, Germany, January 30, 2015
 Search for New Physics with Atoms and Molecules, Center of Quantum Dynamics colloquia, University of Heidelberg, Heidelberg, Germany, January 29, 2015
 Atomic Clocks and the Search for Variation of Fundamental Constants, Institut für Quantenoptik, University of Hannover, Hannover, Germany, January 22, 2015
2014
 Search for New Physics with Atoms and Molecules, CAMP Seminar, Penn State, November 11, 2014
 Anapole Moments and the Search for EDM, Nuclear Physics Seminar, Indiana University, Bloomington, October 31, 2014
 Search for New Physics with Atoms and Molecules Physics Colloquium, Indiana University, Bloomington, October 29, 2014
 Search for New Physics with Atoms and Molecules, Chemistry Department Colloquium, University of Warsaw, Poland, October 2, 2014
 Atomic Clocks Nicolaus Copernicus University, Torun, Poland, September 30, 2014
 Fundamental Symmetries and the Search for New Physics with Atoms and Molecules, PhysikalischTechnische Bundesanstalt, Berlin, Germany, September 26, 2014
 Atomic Clocks and the Search for Variation of Fundamental Constants, PhysikalischTechnische Bundesanstalt, Braunschweig, Germany, September 25, 2014
 Highlycharged ions for atomic clocks and search for the variation of the finestructure constant, MaxPlanckInstitut für Kernphysik, Heidelberg, Germany, September 24, 2014
 Precision Calculations of Atomic Properties, ICAMDATA conference (invited talk), Jena, Germany, September 22, 2014
 Highlycharged ions for atomic clocks, search for the variation of the finestructure constant, and quantum information, 17th International Conference on the Physics of Highly Charged Ions (invited talk), September 4, 2014
 The proton radius puzzle, Neutron Physics Group seminar, NIST July 29, 2014
 Search for EDMs with Atoms and Molecules, Neutron Physics Group seminar, June 24, 2014
 Atomic Clocks, Fundamental Symmetries, and the Search for New Physics, DAMOP (invited talk), Madison, Wisconsin, June 2–6, 2014
 Highly charged ions for atomic clocks, cosmology, and quantum information, AMO seminar,
University of California Berkeley, March 21, 2014.
 Atomic calculations for the development of future technology, SPS meeting, University of Delaware, March 5, 2014
2013  2010
 Atomic clocks, fundamental symmetries, and the search for new physics,
University of WisconsinMadison, M. S. Safronova, Atomic Seminar, Madison, September 10, 2013.
 The search for new physics with atomic systems, Gordon Research Conference on Atomic Physics, (invited talk), Newport, RI, June 2013.
 Highlycharged ions for atomic clocks, cosmology, and quantum information,
DAMOP 2013, Quebec City, Canada, June 2013.
 Atomic Parity Violation  new developments, workshop of the APS Topical Group on Hadronic Physics, (invited talk), Denver, Colorado April 2013.
 Electric Dipole Moment Enhancement Factor of Thallium, 20th Australian Institute of Physics Congress, Sydney, Australia, December 2012.
 Atomic clocks and the search for variation of fundamental constants, NIST seminar, Boulder, Colorado, October 30, 2012.
 Atomic clocks, ultracold atoms, and fundamental symmetries, Physics Department Colloquium, University of Notre Dame, Notre Dame, Indiana,
October 24, 2012.
 Ytterbium in quantum gases and atomic clocks: van der Waals interactions and blackbody shifts, (invited talk),
International workshop on ultracold group II atoms, Tokyo, Japan, October 2012.
 Applications of quantum mechanics: from study of fundamental interactions to future technologies, (invited talk),
Theory and Applications of Computational Chemistry Congress, Pavia, Italy, September 2012.
 The study of fundamental symmetries with heavy atoms, International Conference on Relativistic Effects in Heavy Elements  Chemistry and Physics (REHE),
(invited talk) Corrientes, Argentina, September 2012.
 Atomic clocks and the search for variation of fundamental constants, The National Physical Laboratory, UK, July 20,
2012.
 The search for new physics with atomic systems, Neutron Physics Group, NIST, June 26,
2012.
 Relativistic manybody calculation of energies, oscillator strengths, transition rates, lifetimes,
multipole polarizabilities, and hyperfine constants of Th IV ion, DAMOP, Orange County,
California, June 4–8, 2012.
 The World of Quantum Information, St. Petersburg
Electrotechnical Institute (LETI), Department of Electronics, May 22,
2012.
 Fundamental symmetries, atomic
clocks and quantum computers, St. Petersburg University, Quantum
Mechanics Division, Petergof, Russia, May 18, 2012.
 Atomic calculations
for studies of fundamental symmetries and atomic clock research, St. Petersburg Institute of
Nuclear Physics, Gatchina, Russia, May 17, 2012.
 The search for new physics with atomic systems, AMO seminar, University of California, Berkeley,
March 21, 2012.
 Atomic clocks and the search for variation of fundamental constants, Joint Quantum Institute Seminar, NIST and University of Maryland,
March 5, 2012.
 Atomic parity violation, Oak Ridge national Lab, Physics Division Seminar, December 8, 2011.
 Atomic Calculations for Future Technology and Study of Fundamental Problems, Rowan University colloquium, November 18, 2011.
 Atomic calculations for tests of fundamental physics, Physics Department, University of Virginia colloquium,
November 11, 2011, Charlottesville, VA.
 Atomic parity violation and implications for searches for physics beyond the standard model,
Jefferson Lab theory seminar, October 24, 2011, Newport News, VA.
 Coupledcluster method for
atomic clock research, keynote talk,
Ninth International Conference of Computational Methods in Sciences and Engineering (ICCSME),
Halkidiki, Greece, October 27, 2011.
 Atomic calculations for studies of
fundamental symmetries and atomic clock
research,
invited talk, Precision Measurements with Ultracold Molecules ITAMP workshop,
September 26  30, Cambridge, MA, USA.
 Atomic theory in cesium, implications for searches for physics beyond the standard model,
invited talk, PAVI2011 workshop "From Parity Violation to Hadronic
Structure and more..", Rome, Italy
 Precision calculation of blackbody radiation shifts for metrology at the 18^{th}
decimal place, the 42st Annual Meeting of the Division of Atomic
Molecular and Optical Physics American Physical Society (DAMOP), June 13–17, 2011, Atlanta, Georgia, USA.
 Magiczero wavelengths of alkalimetal atoms and their applications,
M. S. Safronova, DAMOP, June 13–17, 2011, Atlanta, Georgia, USA.
 Precision calculation of blackbody radiation shifts for metrology at the
18^{th} decimal place,
2011 Joint Conference of the IEEE International Frequency Control
Symposium and European Frequency and Time Forum, San Francisco, May 25, 2011.
 Atomic Calculations for Future Technology and Study of Fundamental Problems, M.
S. Safronova, Colloquium at the Department of Physics, University of Nevada, Reno,
March 22, 2011.
 Anomalously small BBR shift in In+ frequency standard, M. S. Safronova, Optical
Clocks: a new frontier in high accuracy metrology workshop Torino, Italy, 13 December 2010.
 Atomic Polarizabilities, keynote talk,
Eighth International Conference of Computational Methods in Sciences and Engineering (ICCSME),
Kos, Greece, October 38, 2010.
 Atomic Polarizabilities for Study of Fundamental
Problems and Future
Technology, Colloquium at the Department of Physics, University of Arizona, September 10, 2010.
 Atomic calculations for tests of fundamental physics, invited talk,
10th International Colloquium on Atomic Spectra and Oscillator Strengths for Astrophysical
and Laboratory Plasmas, Berkeley, California, August 3 – 7, 2010.
 Combining CI and allorder methods for studies of fundamental
symmetries, invited talk, Variation of fundamental
constants and violation of fundamental symmetries P, T(EDM), CPT,
Lorentz invariance workshop, Cairns, 2425 July, 2010.
 Atomic calculations: recent advances and modern applications,
Joint Quantum Institute Seminar, Maryland, July 2010.
 Blackbody radiation shifts and magic wavelengths for atomic clock
research, 2010 IEEE International Frequency Control Symposium, Newport Beach,
California, June 2010.
 Development of a configurationinteraction plus allorder method for atomic
calculations, the 41st Annual Meeting of the Division of Atomic
Molecular and Optical Physics American Physical Society (DAMOP), Houston, Texas, May 2529, 2010.
2009  2004
 Atomic Calculations for Future Technology and Study of Fundamental Problems,
Georgia Tech School of Physics colloquium, November 11, 2009.
 Atomic Calculations for Future Technology and Study of Fundamental Problems,
keynote talk, International Conference of Computational Methods in Sciences and Engineering,
Rhodos, Greece, October 30, 2009.
 Blackbody radiation shifts and Theoretical contributions to atomic clock research,
invited talk, 2009 IEEE International Frequency Control, Besancon, France, April 2009.
 Calculation of parity nonconserving amplitude and other properties of Ra+, Marianna Safronova, Rupsi Pal, Dansha Jiang, and Ulyana Safronova, 40th Annual Meeting of the APS Division of
Atomic, Molecular and Optical Physics (DAMOP), Charlottesville, Virginia, May 19–23, 2009
 Calculation of Blackbody Radiation Shifts for Atomic Clock Research, DAMOP 2009,
Charlottesville, Virginia, May 19–23, 2009
 Application of the Atomic Calculations: from Fundamental Symmetries to Atomic Clocks,
Special JILA seminar, Boulder, CO, January 14, 2009.
 The World of Quantum Information,
School of Chemistry seminar, Tel Aviv University, Israel, November 16, 2008.
 New directions in atomic parity violation,
PANIC 2008 conference, Eilat, Israel, November 11, 2008.
 Development of the CI + allorder method and its applications,
School of Chemistry seminar, Tel Aviv University, Israel, November 9, 2008.
 Fundamental Symmetries, Atomic Clocks, and Magic Wavelength,
AMO seminar, Physics Department, Penn State, October 14, 2008.
 The World of Quantum Information, Signal Processing and Communications
seminar series, Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering,
University of Delaware, October 6, 2008.
 Fundamental Symmetries, Atomic Clocks, and Magic Wavelength,
Physics Department Colloquium, University of Toledo, October 2, 2008.
 New directions in atomic PNC, invited talk,
''Beyond the NonRelativistic Schrodinger Equation — From the Dirac Equation to Electroweak Theory''
meeting, September 11, Auckland, New Zealand (2008).
 Polarizabilities, Atomic Clocks, and Magic Wavelengths,
University of Auckland Physics Department seminar, September 10, Auckland, New Zealand (2008).
 Development of the CI + allorder method for atomic calculations, invited talk,
Atomic, Chemical, and Nuclear Developments in Coupled Cluster Methods workshop, Seattle, Washington, July 2008.
 Atomic PNC theory: current status and future prospects,
KVI seminar, Groningen, Netherlands, June 27, 2008.
 Fundamental symmetries, atomic clocks, and magic wavelengths,
Physique des interactions ioniques et moleculaires laboratory
seminar, CNRSUniversite de Provence, Marseille, France, June 23, 2008.
 Stateinsensitive twocolor optical trapping,
DAMOP 2008 conference, State College,
Pennsylvania, May 2008.
 Development of the CI + allorder method for atomic
calculations, DAMOP 2008 conference, State College,
Pennsylvania, May 2008.
 Polarizabilities, Atomic Clocks, and Magic Wavelengths, invited talk, DAMOP 2008 conference, State College,
Pennsylvania, May 2008.
 Theoretical study of the K, Rb, and Fr lifetimes, DAMOP 2008 conference, State College,
Pennsylvania, May 2008.
 Applications of the Allorder Method: From Parity Violation to Atomic Clocks, invited talk,
A Symposium on Atomic Physics: A Tribute to Walter Johnson, University of Notre Dame, April 5, 2008.
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 Atomic PNC theory: current status and future prospects,
AMO seminar, University of California, Berkeley, March 18, 2008.
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 Symbolic and Numeric Scientific Computing for Atomic Physics, invited talk,
Computational Science Initiative Meeting, University of Delaware, November 9, 2007.
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 Polarizabilities, atomic clocks, and magic wavelength, Joint Atomic Physics
Colloquium, Institute for Theoretical Atomic and Molecular Physics and
Harvard University Physics Department, Cambridge, October 17, 2007.
 Atomic PNC theory: current status and future prospects, invited talk,
Rare Isotopes and Fundamental Symmetries workshop, Seattle, September 22, 2007.
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 Fundamental symmetries, atomic clocks, and magic wavelengths,
Department of Physics and Astronomy colloquium, University of Delaware, September 5, 2007.
 Polarizabilities, atomic clocks, and magic wavelengths, NIST QIBEC
seminar, NIST, Gaithersburg, June 27, 2007.
 Accurate determination of the electricdipole matrix elements in K and Rb
from the Stark shift measurements, DAMOP 2007 conference, Calgary, June 2007.
 Allorder calculation of spindependent PNC amplitude in Cs and a revised
value of Cs anapole moment, April APS meeting, Jacksonville, April 2007.
 Guest lecture for Special Topics in AMO course, Physics Department,
University of California, Berkeley, April 3, 2007.
 The World of Quantum Information, at the Physics Department
Colloquium, Lafayette College, March 2, 2007.
 Applications of polarizability calculations: from quantum computation
to parity nonconservation, Physics Department AMO seminar,
University of Connecticut, January 29, 2007.
 Recent advances in highprecision atomic calculations
and their applications, Physics Department colloquium,
Central Michigan University, September 14, 2006.
 The World of Quantum Information, Special Interest Group in
Networking seminar, Department of Computer and Information
Sciences, University of Delaware, November 1, 2006.
 Adventures in Quantum Computing, Signal Processing and
Communications seminar, Department of Electrical and Computer
Engineering, University of Delaware, October 9, 2006.
 Ba^{+} vs. Cs: prospects for paritynonconservation studies,
Atomic Physics with Trapped Ions workshop,
Innsbruck, Austria, July 23, 2006.
 Allorder relativistic atomic structure calculations and their applications,
invited talk, Computations in Quantum ManyBody Physics conference, Santa Fe, NM, June 29, 2006.
 Ba^{+} vs. Cs: prospects for paritynonconservation studies,
DAMOP meeting, Knoxville, TN, May 2006.
 Adventures in Quantum Computing, University of NevadaReno
Colloquium, Reno, NV, March 31, 2006.
 Applications of polarizability calculations: from quantum
computation to parity nonconservation, Atomic, Molecular,
and Optical Physics seminar, University of California, Berkeley, March 22, 2006.
 Highperformance Computing for Atomic Physics Calculations,
invited talk, UD Computational Science Day 2006, University of Delaware, February 14, 2006.
 Applications of polarizability calculations: from quantum computation to
parity nonconservation, AMO and Quantum Information joint seminar
series, University of Maryland, December 6, 2005.
 Relativistic calculations of Ba^{+} atomic properties,
37th Conference of the European Group for Atomic Systems
(EGAS), 3  6 August 2005, Dublin, Ireland.
 Precision measurement and calculation of the 3d ^{2}Dlevel lifetimes of
^{40}Ca^{+} , DAMOP meeting, Lincoln, Nebraska, May 2005.
 Quantum logic gates with neutral atoms, Berkeley’s Quantum Information
and Quantum Computation Seminar, University of California, Berkeley, 29 March 2005.
 Parity nonconservation in atoms: the evolving story, Amherst College
Physics Department colloquium, 24 February 2005.
 Parity nonconservation in atoms: current status and remaining mysteries ,
Physics Department Colloquium, Old Dominion
University, 30 November 2004.
 Parity nonconservation in atoms: current status and remaining mysteries, AMO seminar,
Department of Physics and Astronomy, University of Delaware, 6 December 2004.
 Inconsistencies between lifetime and polarizability measurements in Cs, DAMOP meeting,
Tucson, Arizona, May 25  29, 2004.
