Faculty Directory

Zijie
Zijie Qu
Assistant Professor
Office 517
Tel +86-21-34206765 Ext. 5171
Email zijie.qu@sjtu.edu.cn

 

Education

Ph.D. Engineering, Brown University, Providence (2018)
M.S. Applied Mathematics, Brown University, Providence (2018)
M.S. Mechanical Engineering, Purdue University, West Lafayette (2014)
B.E. Mechanical Engineering, Shanghai Jiao Tong University (2013)

 Work Experience

2021/07 – pres. Assistant Professor, UM-SJTU Joint Institute, Shanghai Jiao Tong Univ.
2018/09 – 2020/12. Postdoctoral research scholar, California Institute of Technology

Honors and Awards

  • Simon Ostrach Graduate Fellowship for Academic Year 2017-2018.

Selected Publications

  • Qu, Z., & Breuer, K. S. Effects of shear-thinning viscosity and viscoelastic stresses on flagellated bacteria motility. Physical Review Fluids (Editor’s Suggestion) DOI:10.1103/PhysRevFluids.5.073103(2010).
  • Ross R. T., Lee H. J., Qu, Z., Banks A. R., Phillips R. & Thomson M. Controlling Organization and Forces in Active Matter Through Optically-Defined Boundaries. Nature, 572(7768), pp.224-229 (2019)
  • Qu, Z., Temel, F. Z., Henderikx, R., & Breuer, K. S. (2017). Changes in the flagellar bundling time account for variations in swimming behavior of flagellated bacteria in viscous media. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences Feb 2018, 201714187; DOI: 10.1073/pnas.1714187115. (2018)

Courses Taught (Recent 5 Years)

  • Brown University: Fluid Mechanics Through Hovercraft Physics