Professor of Mathematics and Neural Science
Warren Weaver Hall, Office 1129
Ph.D., Physics, Northwestern University, USA, 1994.
M.S., Physics, Northwestern University, USA, 1989.
B.S., Physics, Peking University, China, 1984.
My current research focuses on theoretical and computational neuroscience, network dynamics, wave turbulence, applied dynamical systems, and applied stochastic processes and includes the development of theoretical and computational tools for their applications in physics, biology, and neuroscience.
Q. Chen, L. Jiang, C. Li, D. Hu, J. Bu, D. Cai, and J. Du ,
"Haemodynamics-driven developmental pruning of brain vasculature in zebrafish",
10, e1001374 (2012)
(Profiled with "Pruning brain vasculature for efficiency" in PLOS Biology and in Research Highlights; "Low-flow blood vessel pruning" in Nature 488, 560 (2012))
D. Zhou, A. Rangan, D. McLaughlin, and D. Cai,
"Spatiotemporal dynamics of neuronal population response in the primary visual cortex",
Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences
110, 9517-9522 (2013)
D. Zhou, Y. Xiao, Y. Zhang, Z. Xu, and D. Cai,
"Causal and Structural Connectivity of Pulse-coupled Nonlinear Networks",
Physical Review Letters
111, 054102 (2013)