Jane Wang, Ph.D.

Professor, Physics and MAE, Cornell University

Jane Wang is a Professor of Physics and MAE at Cornell University, currently a visiting scholar at CCB. She has devoted much of her work building mechanistic models to understand complex behavior of insect flight, integrating physical modeling, mathematical analyses, and experiments. Her recent works make new connections to neural science, using predictive models and experiments to infer control mechanisms in aerial maneuvers. Jane received her Ph.D. in physics in University Chicago, followed by a NSF-NATO postdoc at the University of Oxford, and was a visiting member at Courant Institute before Joining Cornell. Her supports include a NSF early career award, an ONR Young Investigator award, and a Packard fellowship. She is a fellow of the American Physical Society and a Simons Fellow in Mathematics.

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