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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

The influence of non-polar lipids on tear film dynamics
M Bruna, CJW Breward
– Journal of Fluid Mechanics
(2014)
746,
565
Ten Simple Rules for Effective Computational Research
JM Osborne, MO Bernabeu, M Bruna, B Calderhead, J Cooper, N Dalchau, S-J Dunn, AG Fletcher, R Freeman, D Groen, B Knapp, GJ McInerny, GR Mirams, J Pitt-Francis, B Sengupta, DW Wright, CA Yates, DJ Gavaghan, S Emmott, C Deane
– PLoS Comput Biol
(2014)
10,
e1003506
Diffusion of Finite-Size Particles in Confined Geometries
M Bruna, SJ Chapman
– Bulletin of mathematical biology
(2013)
76,
947
Diffusion of multiple species with excluded-volume effects
M Bruna, SJ Chapman
– The Journal of chemical physics
(2012)
137,
204116
Recovering vanadium during the production of steel from iron sand
WL Sweatman, GC Wake, L Fullard, M Bruna
– ANZIAM Journal
(2012)
53,
1
Excluded-volume effects in the diffusion of hard spheres
M Bruna, SJ Chapman
– Physical Review E - Statistical, Nonlinear, and Soft Matter Physics
(2012)
85,
011103
Phase Separation in Systems of Interacting Active Brownian Particles
M Bruna, M Burger, A Esposito, SM Schulz
– SIAM Journal on Applied Mathematics
Well-posedness of an integro-differential model for active Brownian particles
M Bruna, M Burger, A Esposito, S Schulz
Macroscopic behaviour in a two-species exclusion process via the method of matched asymptotics
J Mason, RL Jack, M Bruna
Particle-based simulations of reaction-diffusion processes with Aboria
M Bruna, PK Maini, M Robinson
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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