Minisymposium: MS-108/127/144 Numerical Methods for Mesoscale Modeling of Complex Fluids and Soft Matter. 2018 SIAM Annual Meeting (SIAM-AN18), July 2018, Portland, Oregon, USA.
 Lead Guest Editor of Special Issue: Theory, Methods and Applications of Mesoscopic Modeling. Applied Mathematics and Mechanics: Special Issue, January 2018.
 Minisymposium: MS-917 Mesoscopic Methods for Complex Fluids and Soft Matter. The VII European Congress on Computational Methods in Applied Sciences and Engineering (ECCOMAS Congress 2016), June 2016, Crete, Greece.
 2015 International Workshop of Dissipative Particle Dynamics, September 2015, Shanghai, China.
Invited Talks in Conferences:
 Z. Li. Dissipative particle dynamics methods for mesoscopic problems. The 13th World Congress on Computational Mechanics (WCCM-XIII), July 2018, New York City, USA.
 Z. Li. Active learning of constitutive relations from mesoscopic dynamics for macroscopic modeling of soft matter. 2018 SIAM Conference on Mathematical Aspects of Materials Science (MS18), July 2018, Portland, OR, USA.
 Z. Li. Construction of coarse-grained models for polymeric fluids via the Mori-Zwanzig formalism. The 12th World Congress on Computational Mechanics (WCCM-XII), July 2016, Seoul, Korea.
 Z. Li. Practices of coarse-graining based on the Mori-Zwanzig formalism. 2016 SIAM Conference on Mathematical Aspects of Materials Science (MS16), May 2016, Philadelphia, PA, USA.
 Z. Li. Mesoscopic modeling of temperature-dependent properties in non-isothermal fluid systems. 2015 SIAM Conference on Computational Science and Engineering (CSE), March 2015, Salt Lake City, UT, USA.
Invited Lectures in Universities:
 Z. Li, Computation of memory effects in coarse-grained modeling through the Mori-Zwanzig formulation, Department of Mathematical Sciences, Worcester Polytechnic Institute (WPI), Sep. 30, 2016.
 Z. Li, Lagrangian modeling framework for stochastic advection-diffusion-reaction processes in biological systems, Department of Computer Science, University of California, Santa Barbara, Jul. 18, 2016.
 Z. Li, Coarse-graining of complex fluids and mesoscopic modeling, Department of Mathematics and Statistics, University of North Carolina at Charlotte, Mar. 22, 2016.
 Z. Li, Coarse-graining, mesoscopic modeling and multiscale simulation, Shanghai Institute of Applied Mathematics and Mechanics, Shanghai University, Feb. 25, 2016.
Meetings and Workshops Attended:
 Z. Li, Computing memory effects in coarse-grained modeling derived from the Mori-Zwanzig formalism: Application to polymer melts, 2017 MRS Spring Meeting, Apr. 2017, Phoenix, AZ, USA.
 Z. Li, Non-Markovian coarse-grained models derived from the Mori-Zwanzig formalism, 2017 Mach Conference, Apr. 2017, Annapolis, MD, USA.
 Z. Li, Arbitrary-shaped walls with controllable surface roughness in dissipative particle dynamics simulations, 2017 SIAM Conference on Computational Science and Engineering (CSE), Feb. 2017, Atlanta, GA, USA.
 Z. Li. Non-Markovian coarge-grained modeling of polymeric fluids based on the Mori-Zwanzig formalism, 2016 APS March Meeting, Mar. 2016, Baltimore, MD, USA.
 Z. Li. Modeling of advection-diffusion-reaction processes using transport dissipative particle dynamics, The 68th Annual Meeting of the APS Division of Fluid Dynamics, Nov. 2015, Boston, MA, USA.
 Z. Li. A particle-based mesoscopic model for simulating advection-diffusion-reaction processes, 2015 Conference on Foundations of Molecular Modeling and Simulation (FOMMS 2015), July 2015, Mt. Hood, OR, USA.
 Z. Li. Particle-based methods in mososcopic materials modeling, 2015 SIAM Conference on Computational Science and Engineering (CSE), Mar. 2015, Salt Lake City, UT, USA.
 Z. Li. Atomistically informed mesoscopic models of complex fluids based on the Mori-Zwanzig formulation, 2014 MRS Fall Meeting & Exhibit, Dec. 2014, Boston, MA, USA.
 Z. Li. Mesoscopic modeling of non-isothermal fluid systems, The 66th Annual Meeting of the APS Division of Fluid Dynamics, Nov. 2013, Pittsburgh, PA, USA.
 Z. Li. Effects on dust emission from an inclined flat solar panel, ASME 2012 International Mechanical Engineering Congress and Exposition, Nov. 2012, Houston, TX, USA.
 Z. Li. Simulation of microdroplet manipulation on flat surface actuated by wettability gradient using dissipative particle dynamics. The 64th Annual Meeting of the APS Division of Fluid Dynamics, Nov. 2011, Baltimore, MD, USA.