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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

Controlling confined collective organisation with taxis
A Théry, A Chamolly, E Lauga
(2023)
Multiflagellarity leads to the size-independent swimming speed of peritrichous bacteria.
S Kamdar, D Ghosh, W Lee, M Tătulea-Codrean, Y Kim, S Ghosh, Y Kim, T Cheepuru, E Lauga, S Lim, X Cheng
– Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences
(2023)
120,
e2310952120
Cortex-driven cytoplasmic flows in elongated cells: fluid mechanics and application to nuclear transport in Drosophila embryos
PH Htet, E Lauga
– Journal of The Royal Society Interface
(2023)
20,
20230428
Cortex-driven cytoplasmic flows in elongated cells: fluid mechanics and application to nuclear transport in Drosophila embryos.
PH Htet, E Lauga
– Journal of the Royal Society, Interface
(2023)
20,
20230428
Cortex-driven cytoplasmic flows in elongated cells: fluid mechanics and application to nuclear transport in Drosophila embryos
PH Htet, E Lauga
(2023)
Eukaryotic swimming cells are shaped by hydrodynamic constraints
M Lisicki, MFV Rodrigues, E Lauga
(2023)
ISO-FLUCS: symmetrization of optofluidic manipulations in quasi-isothermal micro-environments
A Minopoli, S Wagner, E Erben, W Liao, ID Stoev, E Lauga, M Kreysing
– eLight
(2023)
3,
16
Hydrodynamic interactions between squirmers near walls: far-field dynamics and near-field cluster stability.
A Théry, CC Maaß, E Lauga
– Royal Society open science
(2023)
10,
230223
Rate invariance and scallop theorem in viscosity gradients
C Esparza López, E Lauga
– Physical Review Fluids
(2023)
8,
063301
Resistive-force theory of slender bodies in viscosity gradients
C Kamal, E Lauga
– Journal of Fluid Mechanics
(2023)
963,
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Research Groups

Biological Physics and Mechanics
Fluid Mechanics

Room

H0.07

Telephone

01223 337031