Lilian and George Lyttle Professor of Applied Mathematics

Professor of Mathematics, Neural Science, and Mechanical Engineering

Co-Director, Applied Mathematics Laboratory

shelley@cims.nyu.edu

212-998-3284

Warren Weaver Hall, Office 1102

Ph.D., Applied Mathematics, University of Arizona, USA, 1985.

M.S., Applied Mathematics, University of Arizona, USA, 1984.

B.A., Mathematics, University of Colorado, USA, 1981.

My current research interests are in understanding complex phenomena arising in active matter, biophysics, and complex fluids, as well as in intricate fluid-structure problems that arise in understanding swimming and flying. While my own research tools are mathematical modeling, analysis, and simulation, I collaborate very closely with experimentalists working in biology and physics. A good part of that collaboration happens in the Applied Math Lab, of which I am a Co-Director and co-founder. See my personal webpage for representative publications.