<!DOCTYPE HTML PUBLIC "-//W3C//DTD HTML 4.01 Transitional//EN"> <html> <head> <title>Zhang Lab</title> <meta http-equiv="Content-Type" content="text/html; charset=iso-8859-1"> <link href="junstyle.css" rel="stylesheet" type="text/css"> <script language="JavaScript" type="text/JavaScript"> <!-- function MM_openBrWindow(theURL,winName,features) { //v2.0 window.open(theURL,winName,features); } //--> </script> </head> <body> <table width="100%" border="0" align="center" cellpadding="0" cellspacing="0"> <tr> <td colspan="7" class="redbar"><img src="titlebarsmaller.jpg"></td> </tr><tr> <td colspan="7" class="whiteline"><img src="whitespacer.jpg" width="360" height="2"></td> </tr> <tr> <td class="greyextra" width="5%">&nbsp;</td> <td class="otherlinks" width="16%"><a href="index.html" class="otherlinks">home</a></td> <td class="herelinks" width="16%" height="40"><a href="people.html" class="herelinks">people</a></td> <td class="otherlinks" width="16%"><a href="projects.html" class="otherlinks">projects</a></td> <td class="otherlinks" width="16%"><a href="publications.html" class="otherlinks">publications</a></td> <td class="otherlinks" width="16%"><a href="gallery.html" class="otherlinks">gallery</a></td> <td class="otherlinks" width="16%"><a href="news.html" class="otherlinks">publicity</a></td> <td class="greyextra" width="15%">&nbsp;</td> </tr> <tr> <td colspan="7"><table width="75%" border="0" cellspacing="5" cellpadding="0"> <tr> <td colspan="2" class="titletext2"><br> <a href="mailto:" class="titletext2"> </a></td> </tr><tr><td colspan="2"> <table> <tr> <td colspan="2" class="titletext2"><br> <a href="mailto:" class="titletext2"> </a></td> </tr><tr><td colspan="2"> <table> <table border="0" cellspacing="0" cellpadding="0" width="100%"> <tr> <td class="title"><a href="http://physics.nyu.edu/jz11/">Jun Zhang</a></td> </script></td> </tr> </table> </td> </tr> <tr> <td style="padding-left:0px; padding-right=0px;"><img border="0" alt="" height="400" width="1" align="right" src="/docs/TEMPLATE/372/s.gif"></td><td style="padding-left:8px;" class="content" valign="top"> <p></a> <p> 2011-present Professor of Physics and Mathematics <br> 2007-2011 Associate Professor of Physics and Mathematics</a> <br> 2001-2007 Assistant Professor of Physics and Mathematics</a> <br> 2001-present Co-director of the Applied Math Lab, Courant Institute</a> <br> 1998-2001 Research Scientist, Courant Institute, New York University</a> <br> 1995-1998 Postdoctoral Fellow, Libchaber Lab, Rockefeller University</a> <br> 1991-1994 Ph.D. in Physics, Niels Bohr Institute, University of Copenhagen</a> <br> 1989-1990 Ph.D. candidate, Racah Institute, Hebrew University of Jerusalem</p> <p> <b>Research Interests:</b> <br>Biomechanics and biophysics: biological locomotion (swimming, flying, walking and etc.)</a> <br>Lab-scale experiments on geophysical dynamics (thermal convection, continental drift models)</a> <br>Dynamical and compliant boundary problems in fluid flows: e.g.: dynamics of flapping flags</a> <br>Self-organizing phenomena at microscopic and macroscopic scales, with feedback, with noise</a> <br>Pattern formation and nonlinear dynamics in complex systems: patterns of fluid flows</a> <br>Applications in Newtonian and complex fluids: pumping, mixing and redistribution of fluids</a> <p style="font-weight:normal;"> <b>Selected Publications:</b> <br> <p>Zhang J. ``Footprints of a flapping wing," <em>Journal of Fluid Mechanics</em> <span style="font-style: italic;"></span><strong>818</strong>, 1-4 (2017)<br> <p>Ristroph L, Liao J, and Zhang J. ``Lateral Line Layout Correlates with the Differential Hydrodynamic Pressure on Swimming Fish," <em>Phys. Rev. Lett.</em> <span style="font-style: italic;"></span><strong>114</strong>, 018102 (2015)<br> <p>Takagi D, Braunschweig A, Zhang J, and Shelley M. ``Dispersion of self-propelled rods undergoing fluctuation-driven flips," <em>Phys. Rev. Lett.</em> <span style="font-style: italic;"></span><strong>110</strong>, 038301 (2013)<br> <p> Ristroph L, Moore N, Childress S, Shelley M, and Zhang J, ``Sculpting of an erodible body by flowing water," <em>PNAS</em> <span style="font-style: italic;"></span><strong>109</strong>, 19606 (2012)<br> <p>Liu B, Ristroph L, Weathers A, Childress S, and Zhang J. ``Intrinsic stability of a body hovering in an oscillating airflow," <em>Phys. Rev. Lett.</em> <span style="font-style: italic;"></span><strong>108</strong>, 068103 (2012)<br> <p>Shelley M, and Zhang J. ``Flapping and bending bodies interacting with fluid flows," <em>Annual Review of Fluid Mechanics</em> <span style="font-style: italic;"></span><strong>43</strong>, 449 (2011)<br> <p>Liu B, Shelley M, and Zhang J. ``Focused force transmission through an aqueous suspension of granules," <em>Phys. Rev. Lett.</em> <span style="font-style: italic;"></span><strong>105</strong>, 188301 (2010)<br> <p>Ristroph L, Zhang J. ``Anomalous hydrodynamic drafting of interacting flapping flags," <em>Phys. Rev. Lett.</em> <span style="font-style: italic;"></span><strong>101</strong>, 194502 (2008)<br> <p>Liu B, Zhang J. ``Self-induced cyclic organizations of free bodies in thermal convection," <em>Phys. Rev. Lett.</em><span style="font-style: italic;"></span> <strong>100</strong>, 244501 (2008)<br> <p>Zhong J.-Q., Zhang J. ``Dynamical states of a mobile heat blanket on a thermally convecting fluid," <em>Phys. Rev. E</em><span style="font-style: italic;"></span> <strong>75</strong>, R055301 (2007)<br> <p>Jung S, Mareck K, Shelley M, and Zhang J. ``Dynamics of a deformable body in a fast flowing soap film," <em>Phys. Rev. Lett.</em> <span style="font-style: italic;"></span> <strong>97</strong>, 134502 (2006)<br> <br>Shelley M, Vandenberghe N and Zhang J. ``Heavy flags undergo spontaneous oscillations in flowing water," <em>Phys. Rev. Lett.</em> <span style="font-style: italic;"></span><strong>94</strong>, 094302 (2005)<br> <br>Vandenberghe N, Zhang J, and Childress S. ``Symmetry breaking leads to forward flapping flight," <em>Journal of Fluid Mechanics</em>, <strong>506</strong>, 147-155 (2004)</p> <p>Alben S, Shelley M, and Zhang J. ``Drag reduction through self-similar bending of a flexible body," <i>Nature</i> <b>420</b>, 479-481 (2002)</p> <p>Zhang J, Childress S, Libchaber A, and Shelley M. ``Flexible filaments in a flowing soap film as a model for one-dimensional flags in a two-dimensional wind," <i>Nature</i> <b>408</b>, 835-839 (2000) </p> <p>Zhang J, Libchaber A. ``Periodic boundary motion in thermal turbulence," <i>Phys. Rev. Lett.</i><b> 84</b>, 4361-4364 (2000) </p> <p>Zhang J, Childress S, and Libchaber A. ``Non-Boussinesq effect: Thermal convection with broken symmetry," <i>Phys. Fluids</i> <b>9</b>, 1034-1042 (1997) </p></p> <p>Zhang J, Zhang Y.-C., Alstrom P, and Levinsen M. T., ``Modeling forest fire by a paper-burning experiment: a realization of the interface growth mechanism," <i>Physica A</i> <b>189</b>, 383-389 (1992) </p> <p> <b> Honors and notable mentions:</b> <br> APS Fellow 2017 (Division of Fluid Dynamics) <br> The Holiday Lecture of Courant Institute, NYU, Dec. 2015 <br> Work-related trips to arctic (Svalbard, 2008) and antarctic (Palmer station, 2014) areas <br> Nature magazine coverage on our experimental works (2000, 2002, 2004 and 2008) <br> Featured in several popular science and non-science journals such as Physics Today, <br> Physics World, New Scientist, Science News, The Economist and New York Times. <br> BBC Radio (2000) and ABC Evening News with Peter Jennings (TV), 2003. <br> Free-lance illustrator for magazines, 1986-1989. </p> <p> <b>Contact information: </b><script LANGUAGE="javaScript"> var str1, str2; str1 = 'jun[{<at>}]cims.nyu.edu' 'nycdot[<{at}>]gmail.com' str2 = str1.replace('@', '&#064;'); document.write('<a href="mailto:' + str2 + '">' + str2 + '</a>');</script> <br>Affiliation: Dept. of Physics and Courant Institute, New York University <br>NYU Shanghai, Research Institutes of Physics, Mathematics at ECNU/NYUSH <br>Telephone: 212 998 7776 (office); 212 998 3239 (lab)</a> <br>Mailing address: 251 Mercer Street, New York, NY 10012, USA</a> <br>A full-size CV is available upon request.</a> <br> </p> <p> <b>Personal Homepage: </b><a href="http://physics.nyu.edu/jz11/" target="_blank">http://physics.nyu.edu/jz11/</a> </p> </p> <p class="backTop"> <br> <br> <br> <br> </p> <p class="backTop"> <a href="#top">Back to Top</a> <br> <br> </p> </td> </tr> </table> </td> </tr> </table> <div class="footerText"> </div> </div> </body> </html>