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Department of Applied Mathematics and Theoretical Physics

CAREER

since 2017: Professor of Applied Mathematics - University of Cambridge 

since 2013: Fellow and College Lecturer in Mathematics - Trinity College 

2015-2017: Reader in Applied Mathematics - University of Cambridge 

2013-2015: University Senior Lecturer - University of Cambridge 

2010-2013: Associate Professor - University of California, San Diego

2007-2010: Assistant Professor - University of California, San Diego

2006-2007: Assistant Professor - Massachusetts Institute of Technology 

2005-2006: Postdoctoral Associate - Massachusetts Institute of Technology

2005: Lecturer - Harvard University

EDUCATION

2005: PhD in Applied Mathematics - Harvard University

2001: MS in Fluid Mechanics - University of Paris VI Pierre et Marie Curie 

2001: Diplome Corps des Mines - École des Mines de Paris

1998: Diplome d’Ingénieur - École Polytechnique

HONOURS & AWARDS

2018Early Career Award for Soft Matter Research, APS 

2016: Fellow, American Physical Society 

2016: Teaching Award - Cambridge University Students' Union 

2015: François Frenkiel Award for Fluid Mechanics, APS 

2015: Exemplary Mentor Award, Quality of Life Research Center

2012: Faculty Mentorship Award, UCSD Graduate Student Association

2010-2011: Teacher of the Year Award - MAE, UC San Diego 

2008-2013: National Science Foundation CAREER Award

2006: Andreas Acrivos Dissertation Award in Fluid Dynamics, APS

2005-2006: Hock Tan Postdoctoral Fellowship - Mechanical Engineering, MIT

2004, 2005: Derek Bok Teaching Award - Harvard University

2003: Engineering and Applied Sciences Teaching Award, Harvard

1998-2001: Corps des Mines Fellowship - Ecole des Mines de Paris

1998 : Prix d’Option in Mechanics - Ecole Polytechnique

EDITORIAL RESPONSIBILITIES

since 2016: Associate Editor - Physical Review Fluids 

2019: Guest editor - PLOS Computational Biology 

2019: Guest editor - Proc. of the Natl. Academy of Sciences of the USA

2013-2016: Associate Editor - Physics of Fluids 

2011-2016: Associate Editor - European Physical Journal E 

2009-2016: Associate Editor - Journal of Fluids and Structures 

2008-2016: Moderator for Fluid Dynamics - arXiv.org 

Publications

Microswimming in viscoelastic fluids
G Li, E Lauga, AM Ardekani
– Journal of Non-Newtonian Fluid Mechanics
(2021)
297,
104655
A mechanism for sarcomere breathing: volume change and advective flow within the myofilament lattice.
JA Cass, CD Williams, TC Irving, E Lauga, S Malingen, TL Daniel, SN Sponberg
– Biophysical journal
(2021)
120,
4079
Purely viscous acoustic propulsion of bimetallic rods
J McNeill, N Sinai, J Wang, V Oliver, E Lauga, F Nadal, TE Mallouk
– Physical Review Fluids
(2021)
6,
l092201
Dynamics of a helical swimmer crossing viscosity gradients
C Esparza López, J Gonzalez-Gutierrez, F Solorio-Ordaz, E Lauga, R Zenit
– Physical Review Fluids
(2021)
6,
083102
Fluid flow in the sarcomere
SA Malingen, K Hood, E Lauga, A Hosoi, TL Daniel
– Arch Biochem Biophys
(2021)
706,
108923
Hydrodynamics and direction change of tumbling bacteria
M Dvoriashyna, E Lauga
– PLoS ONE
(2021)
16,
e0254551
Asymptotic theory of hydrodynamic interactions between slender filaments
M Tătulea-Codrean, E Lauga
– Physical Review Fluids
(2021)
6,
074103
Rechargeable self-assembled droplet microswimmers driven by surface phase transitions
D Cholakova, M Lisicki, SK Smoukov, S Tcholakova, EE Lin, J Chen, G De Canio, E Lauga, N Denkov
– Nature Physics
(2021)
17,
1050
The bank of swimming organisms at the micron scale (BOSO-Micro).
MF Velho Rodrigues, M Lisicki, E Lauga
– PLoS One
(2021)
16,
e0252291
Direct measurement of unsteady microscale Stokes flow using optically driven microspheres
N Bruot, P Cicuta, H Bloomfield-Gadêlha, RE Goldstein, J Kotar, E Lauga, F Nadal
– Physical Review Fluids
(2021)
6,
053102
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Research Groups

Biological Physics and Mechanics
Fluid Mechanics

Room

H0.07

Telephone

01223 337031