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Department of Applied Mathematics and Theoretical Physics

Career

  • 2019-present: Royal Society University Research Fellowship, DAMTP, University of Cambridge.
  • 2019-present: Fellow of Churchill College, Cambridge, UK.
  • 2013-2019: Junior Research Fellow in Mathematics, St John's College, Oxford, UK.
  • 2015: Olga Taussky Pauli Fellow and Senior Postdoctoral Researcher. Johann Radon Institute for Computational and Applied Mathematics (RICAM), Vienna, Austria.
  • 2012-2013: Postdoctoral Researcher, Computer Science Department, Oxford.

Research

Maria is a member of the Department of Applied Mathematics and Theoretical Physics. Her research interests are stochastic modelling, asymptotic methods and homogenisation techniques in the areas of mathematical biology and industrial mathematics. Her research focuses on methods to capture multiscale phenomena of stochastic systems of interacting particles. 

Vacancies

There are no vacancies at the moment . 

Publications

Particle-based and Meshless Methods with Aboria
M Robinson, M Bruna
– SoftwareX
(2017)
6,
172
A multiscale method to calculate filter blockage
MP Dalwadi, M Bruna, IM Griffiths
– Journal of Fluid Mechanics
(2016)
809,
264
Electromagnetic and thermal homogenisation of an electrical machine slot
P Romanazzi, J Gyselinck, M Bruna, DA Howey
– 2016 XXII INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE ON ELECTRICAL MACHINES (ICEM)
(2016)
1643
Proving the Herman-Protocol Conjecture
M Bruna, R Grigore, S Kiefer, J Ouaknine, J Worrell
– 43rd International Colloquium on Automata, Languages, and Programming (ICALP 2016)
(2016)
55,
Understanding how porosity gradients can make a better filter using homogenization theory
MP Dalwadi, IM Griffiths, M Bruna
– Proceedings of the Royal Society A
(2015)
471,
20150464
The effective flux through a thin-film composite membrane
M Bruna, SJ Chapman, GZ Ramon
– EPL (Europhysics Letters)
(2015)
110,
40005
Ten Simple Rules for a Successful Cross-Disciplinary Collaboration
B Knapp, R Bardenet, MO Bernabeu, R Bordas, M Bruna, B Calderhead, J Cooper, AG Fletcher, D Groen, B Kuijper, J Lewis, G McInerny, T Minssen, J Osborne, V Paulitschke, J Pitt-Francis, J Todoric, CA Yates, D Gavaghan, CM Deane
– PLOS Computational Biology
(2015)
11,
e1004214
Diffusion in Spatially Varying Porous Media
M Bruna, SJ Chapman
– SIAM Journal on Applied Mathematics
(2015)
75,
1648
Model reduction for slow–fast stochastic systems with metastable behaviour
M Bruna, SJ Chapman, MJ Smith
– The Journal of Chemical Physics
(2014)
140,
174107
The influence of non-polar lipids on tear film dynamics
M Bruna, CJW Breward
– Journal of Fluid Mechanics
(2014)
746,
565
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Research Groups

Cantab Capital Institute for the Mathematics of Information
Fluid Mechanics
Soft Matter
Solid Mechanics

Room

G1.10

Telephone

01223 760370