de Pablo Group: Rui Zhang

Postdoctoral Researcher

de Pablo Group


  • Address

    Eckhardt Research Center RM351
    5640 South Ellis Avenue
    Chicago, IL 60637

  • Email
    ruizhang at


Dr. Rui Zhang is conducting theoretical and simulation research in the following directions at de Pablo group:

1) Liquid Crystal Hydrodynamics;
2) Active Liquids;
3) Dynamic Jamming of Dense Suspensions.


B.S. Department of Physics, Fudan University, China (2007)
Ph.D. with Dr. Joel Koplik at Levich Institute and Physics Department, City College of the City University of New York (CCNY) (2013)

Professional Experience:
2007 - 2008: Teaching Assistant at CCNY.
2009 - 2013: Research Assistant & Adjunct Lecturer at CCNY.
2013.12: Visiting Scholar at Southwest Jiaotong University, China.
2014 - now: Postdoctorate Scholar at University of Chicago.

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