My name is Haolin Zeng (曾浩林), or Horace. I study the evolution of ant behaviors and social structures. I am also passionate about art and ecosystem conservation.

[ Zen ] Painting by Fire Ants, Horace Zeng & Eva Guo


My Ph.D. program aims to explore the chemical and behavioral mechanisms regulating the colony social structure in the red imported fire ants.

I also found that fire ants can make pontoon bridges with their bodies and have been collaborating with engineers to understand how they do that.

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Art Series 1 – fire ant paintings

Art series 2 – the ant’s

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