Dr Hélène de Maleprade



  • 2017: Research Associate (Post-doc), Goldstein lab, DAMTP, University of Cambridge, UK
  • 2013-2016: PhD in Fluid Mechanics, PMMH (ESPCI) and LadHyX (École polytechnique), Paris, France
  • 2012-2013: MSc in Materials Science and Engineering, Imperial College London, UK 
  • 2009-2013: Diplôme d'ingénieur, École polytechnique, Palaiseau, France 


Hélène is a member of the Biological Physics and Mechanics research group in the Department of Applied Mathematics and Theoretical Physics in the Raymond E. Goldstein group. 

Selected Publications

  • Hélène de Maleprade, Dan Soto, David Quéré, E. John Hinch, Maximilian Schür, Tobias Baier & Steffen Hardt. Air-propelled, herringbone-textured platelets. PRF, 3, 104101 (2018).    DOI: doi.org/10.1103/PhysRevFluids.3.104101
  • Joachim DelannoyHélène de Maleprade, Christophe Clanet & David Quéré. Capillary descent. Soft Matter 14, 5364 - 5368 (2018).    DOI: doi.org/10.1039/c8sm00453f 
  • Dan Soto, Hélène de Maleprade, Christophe Clanet & David Quéré. Air-levitated platelets: from take-off to motion. J. Fluid Mech., 814 :535-546 (2017).    DOI: doi.org/10.1017/jfm.2017.27 
  • Hélène de Maleprade, Christophe Clanet & David Quéré. Spreading of Bubbles after Contacting the Lower Side of an Aerophilic Slide Immersed in Water, PRL117, 094501 (2016).    DOI: doi.org/10.1103/PhysRevLett.117.094501 
  • Tuan Tran, Hélène de Maleprade, Chao Sun & Detlef Lohse. Air entrainment during impact of droplets on liquid surfaces, J. Fluid Mech., vol 736, R3 (2013).    DOI: doi.org/10.1017/jfm.2013.261