I am currently a Visiting Assistant Professor of Mathematics at New York University.


Contact information:  
Courant Institute, New York University, 251 Mercer Street, New York, NY, 10012
Office WWH 1108 E-mail: lushi@cims.nyu.edu


Upcoming conferences/workshops:
- Complex Creeping Fluids, BIRS, Oaxaca Mexico, October 2017
- Gordon Research Conference in Soft Matter Physics, NH, August 2017
- APS March meeting, New Orleans, March 2017
- SIAM Computational Science & Engineering, Atlanta, February 2017


Recent conferences:
APS Division of Fluid Dynamics meeting, Portland, November 2016
Active Complex Matter, Corsica France, July 2016
SIAM Annual Meeting and SIAM Life Sciences, Boston, July 2016
SIAM Materials Science, Philadelphia, May 2016
APS March Meeting Baltimore, March 2016


News:
Aug 2016 - Perspective on our work in NJP "One ring to rule them all: tuning bacteria collective motion via geometric confinement"
Aug 2016 - Paper on anisotropically tumbling swimmers appears in Physical Review E.
June 2016 - Work with Hugo and Ray on bacteria in racetracks appears in New Journal of Physics.
May 2016 - Paper on the dynamics of inert spheres in an active micro-rotor bath appears in Soft Matter.
Dec 2015 - Work with Matteo, Idan, Vasily and Marco on micro-algae hitting an obstacle appears in Physical Review Letters.
June 2015 - Petia and I got an NSF-CBET grant to fund our work on the emergent behavior of micro-rotors.
May 2015 - Work with Kyongmin and Petia on collective dynamics of micro-rotors appears in Physical Review Letters.
April 2015 - Article on micro-rotor orbits appears in J. Nonlinear Science.
June 2014 - Paper on bacterial organization in a drop appears in Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences.


Research work highlighted in popular press:
- Brown University News Tiny `racetracks' show how bacteria get organized, July 2016
- National Science Foundation CBET News from the Field, July 2016
- Brown University News Researchers simulate behavior of 'active matter', June 2015 
- National Science Foundation CBET News from the Field, June 2015
- Phys.org Researchers simulate behavior of active matter, June 2015
- Futurity Magazine Watch these spinning dots move like flocks, June 2015
- Brown University News Emergence of bacterial vortex explained, June 2014
- LiveScience Bacterial vortex explained, June 2014