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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

The fluid dynamics of collective vortex structures of plant-animal worms
GT Fortune, A Worley, AB Sendova-Franks, NR Franks, KC Leptos, E Lauga, RE Goldstein
– Journal of Fluid Mechanics
(2021)
914,
a20
Hydrodynamic synchronization in strong confinement
I Tanasijević, E Lauga
– Phys Rev E
(2021)
103,
022403
Swirling Instability of the Microtubule Cytoskeleton.
DB Stein, G De Canio, E Lauga, MJ Shelley, RE Goldstein
– Phys Rev Lett
(2021)
126,
028103
Cilia density and flow velocity affect alignment of motile cilia from brain cells
N Pellicciotta, D Das, J Kotar, M Faucourt, N Spassky, E Lauga, P Cicuta
– The Journal of experimental biology
(2020)
223,
jeb229310
Direct versus indirect hydrodynamic interactions during bundle formation of bacterial flagella
A Chamolly, E Lauga
– Physical Review Fluids
(2020)
5,
123102
Traveling waves are hydrodynamically optimal for long-wavelength flagella
E Lauga
– Physical Review Fluids
(2020)
5,
123101
The fluid dynamics of collective vortex structures of plant-animal worms
G Fortune, A Worley, A Sendova-Franks, N Franks, K Leptos, E Lauga, R Goldstein
(2020)
Hydrodynamic model for Spiroplasma motility
C Esparza López, E Lauga
– Physical Review Fluids
(2020)
5,
093102
Self-organisation and convection of confined magnetotactic bacteria.
A Théry, L Le Nagard, J-C Ono-Dit-Biot, C Fradin, K Dalnoki-Veress, E Lauga
– Scientific Reports
(2020)
10,
13578
Stokes flow due to point torques and sources in a spherical geometry
A Chamolly, E Lauga
– Physical Review Fluids
(2020)
5,
074202
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Research Groups

Biological Physics and Mechanics
Fluid Mechanics

Room

H0.07

Telephone

01223 337031