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  • July 2021:
  • June 2021:
    • Hari is awarded a Hellman Fellowship for 2021-22.
    • After over a year of zoom group meetings, we are now all fully vaccinated and were excited to safely meet in person for a group lunch! Also a chance to take our official group photo
    • Congrats to Jiayu and Thomas for passing their Ph.D. qualifying exams!!
  • May 2021: We are awarded a collaborative seed grant to study complex fluid mechanics and rheology in infected plant sap. More details and exciting results soon!
  • Winter 2021: Samantha Wang joins our team.
  • December 2020: The paper “Tunable collective dynamics of active inclusions in viscous membranes” has been published in Physical Review Letters.
  • Fall 2020: Haruka Shudo and Rohit Mokkarala are the latest members of our team.
  • Summer 2020: Congrats, Daniel Jiang for wrapping up at Davis. Daniel continues as a PhD student at the University of Southern California.
  • May 2020: After 3 years in the making and at 115 pages, our invited perspective and review “Surfactant dynamics: hidden variables controlling fluid flows” is now available online. (updated Dec 2020 to open access, so it’s free for the world!)
  • Fall 2019: A research group is born. Jiayu Li, Thomas Nguyen, and Vishnu Vig are the first generation of graduate students. Daniel Jiang joins us as the first undergrad in our group.
  • Summer 2019: Hello world!