Lab Mission

Eva Kanso and her group use analytical, computational and experimental tools to examine nonlinear fluid and solid interactions in physical and biological systems. Examples range from the collective behavior of motile cells to spacecraft dynamics in stratified flows.


If you are an undergrad/grad student at USC interested in joining my group, please write to

Select publications

  • Density shock waves in confined microswimmers
    Tsang A.C.H. and E. Kanso¹, Phys. Rev. Lett. 2016 (pdf)
  • Circularly confined microswimmers exhibit multiple global patterns Tsang, A.C.H. and E. Kanso¹,  PRE , 91, 043008, 2015 (pdf)
  • Cilia beating patterns are not hydrodynamically optimal
    Guo H., J. Nawroth, Y. Ding, E. Kanso¹, Phys. Fluid , 26, 091901, 2014 (pdf) 

News & Events

  • Jan 2016: Alan’s work featured on PRL cover

  • Jun 2015: UNESCO-sponsored summer school at ICTP, Trieste

  • May 2015: Alan receives AME Excellence in Research Award