since 2017: Professor of Applied Mathematics - University of Cambridge
since 2013: Fellow and College Lecturer in Mathematics - Trinity College, Cambridge
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 (USA)
2007-2010: Assistant Professor - University of California, San Diego (USA)
2006-2007: Assistant Professor - Massachusetts Institute of Technology (USA)
2005-2006: Postdoctoral Associate - Massachusetts Institute of Technology (USA)
2005: Lecturer - Harvard University (USA)

Other positions

since 2021: Chief Editor - Physical Review Fluids
2016-2021: Associate Editor - Physical Review Fluids
2019: Guest editor - PLOS Computational Biology
2019: Guest editor - Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the USA (PNAS)
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 -
2010: Invited Professor, Chaire Joliot - ESPCI, Paris (France)
2010: Guest co-editor of special "Locomotion" issue of Experimental Mechanics
2009, 2010: Invited Professor - Institut de Mécanique des Fluides de Toulouse (IMFT, France)


2005: PhD in Applied Mathematics - Harvard University (USA)
2001: MS in Fluid Mechanics - University of Paris VI Pierre et Marie Curie (France)
2001: Diplome Corps des Mines - École des Mines de Paris (France)
1998: Diplome d’Ingénieur - École Polytechnique (France)

Honours + Awards

2024: Elected Fellow of the Royal Society [profile]
2024: Elected Fellow of Euromech (European Mechanics Society) [citation]
2018: Early Career Award for Soft Matter Research - American Physical Society [citation]
2016: Elected Fellow of the American Physical Society [citation]
2016: Teaching Award - Cambridge University Students' Union
2015: François Frenkiel Award for Fluid Mechanics - American Physical Society [citation]
2015: Exemplary Mentor Award - Quality of Life Research Center, Claremont Graduate University (USA)
2012: Faculty Mentorship Award - UC San Diego Graduate Student Association (USA)
2010-2011: Teacher of the Year Award - Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering, UC San Diego (USA)
2008-2013: National Science Foundation CAREER Award (USA)
2006: Andreas Acrivos Dissertation Award in Fluid Dynamics - American Physical Society [citation]
2005-2006: Hock Tan Postdoctoral Fellowship - Mechanical Engineering, MIT (USA)
2004, 2005: Derek Bok Teaching Award - Harvard University (USA)
2003: Division of Engineering and Applied Sciences Teaching Award - Harvard University (USA)
1998-2001: Corps des Mines Fellowship - Ecole des Mines de Paris (France)
1998: Prix d’Option in Mechanics - Ecole Polytechnique (France)