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 undergraduate or graduate student at USC interested in joining my group, please write to 

Select publications

  • Motile cilia create fluid-mechanical microhabitats for the active recruitment of the host microbiome
    Nawroth J. and Guo H. et al, PNAS, 114(36), 9510–9516, 2017(pdf)
  • Density shock waves in confined microswimmers
    Tsang A.C.H. and E. Kanso¹, Phys. Rev. Lett. 2016 (pdf)
  • Cilia beating patterns are not hydrodynamically optimal
    Guo H., J. Nawroth, Y. Ding, E. Kanso¹, Phys. Fluid , 26, 091901, 2014 (pdf)