• Science advisor, narrator, and featured scientist for the giant screen film "Secrets of the Universe". Filmed on location at CERN, November 2018, and Perimeter Institute, January 2019.
  • With Director Stephen Low, during the filming of "Secrets of the Universe" at CERN, Nov 2018.

  • Nuclear Physics DC Day, Washington DC. Advocate for Nuclear Science funding with elected representatives in the House and Senate. 2013-2018.
  • California nuclear physicists meeting elected Representatives during the Nuclear Physics DC Day, April 2018. MCBS (UCD), Ken Barish (UCR), Congressman Mark Takano (CA-41), Volker Koch (LBNL).

  • As a member of the Strength Through Equity and Diversity (STEAD) Committee with focus on Diversity and Equity for faculty hiring, received the "Soaring to New Heights" Award recognizing UC Davis Diversity and Principles of Community. 2015.
  • Invited speaker, Family Science Days, AAAS Meeting, San Jose, CA. Feb 2015.
  • Osher Lifelong-Learning Institute, Lectures on "The Physics of the LHC". October-November, 2014.
  • Discussing the quantum physics at the LHC, OLLI.

  • REU Program at UC Davis for Mexican students 2014. Physics News article, UC Davis Today article.
  • Students, research mentors, and sponsors of the Mexico-UC Davis REU program, Summer 2014.

  • Hot Quarks Conference Organizer, HQ2008, HQ2010, HQ2012. (Conference for early career graduate students and postdocs in Heavy Ion Physics.)
  • Visit to Arecibo Observatory, during the
    Hot Quarks 2012 Conference, Puerto Rico.

  • High-School "Adopt-a-Physicist" Forum:
  • SACNAS Chapter, UC Davis: Dinner with Professionals, 2012-2014.
  • SACNAS Chapter at UC Davis, after the "Dinner with Professionals", May 2014

  • UC Davis, Science Panel member during visit from O'Dowd High School (2011-Present).
  • UC Davis Physics Department REU Program for 2011.

  • At Taqueria Davis with the students from the
    2011 Physics REU class.

  • Visit to B.B. Rice Elementary School, Conroe TX. Oct 2010.
  • Visiting the 4th Grade class of Mr. Arrambide,
    B.B. Rice Elementary, Conroe, TX.

  • Panel on the search for Academic jobs, Professors for the Future Program, UC Davis. Presentation on "The Faculty Job Search".
  • SACNAS member, 2002-Present. Scientific Symposium (2009) Presentation on "Have we reached the bottom at RHIC? Learning about the strong interactions with bottom quarks: The quest for beauty in STAR."

  • Wayne State University, MLK/Rosa Parks/César Chávez Visiting Professor, 2009. Visit to Detroit Public Schools. Presentation on "Exploring the Forces of Nature. Having a 'blast' doing Physics!"