If you are a student interested in working with me, send me an email. I usually have openings for theoretical and computational projects.
If you want visual proof of work-induced happiness in the group, check out our previous pictures here.

[07/22]. Top row: T. Vacus, E. Lauga, M. Dvoriashyna, I. Tanasijevic, W. Liao. Bottom row: A. Timofte, A. Théry. (Not on the picture: P. H. Htet)

Current group

Rosie Cates - PhD student, DAMTP [Favourite movie: TBD]
Nikhil Desai - Postdoc, DAMTP [Favourite movie: The Man from Earth]
George Fortune - Postdoc, DAMTP [Favourite movie: The Italian Job]
Pyae Hein Htet (Steven) - PhD student, DAMTP [Favourite movie: Your Lie in April]
Eric Lauga - The Boss [Favourite movie: Jaws]
Weida Liao - PhD student, DAMTP [Favourite movie: Singin' in the Rain]
John Severn - PhD student, DAMTP [Favourite movie: Jurassic World]

Past visitors

Giacomo Gallino, EPFL (Switzerland) - Visiting PhD student '17 [Favourite movie: Il Sorpasso]
Prof. Sebastien Michelin, Ecole Polytechnique (France) - Sabbatical '17 [Favourite movie: The Departed]
Dr. Francois Nadal, Loughborough Univ. - Sabbatical '12-'13 [Favourite movie: The Good, the Bad and the Ugly]
Prof. Christophe Eloy, IRPHE and Centrale Marseille (France) - Sabbatical '10-'12 [Favourite movie: Paths of Glory]
Nicolas Desreumaux, ESPCI (France) - Visiting PhD student '11
Lailai Zhu, KTH (Sweden) - Visiting PhD student '11 [Favourite movie: Enigma]

Group alumni


Andrea Cairoli ('22-'23) [Favourite movie: Mulholland Drive]
Masha Dvoriashyna ('19-'22) - now Chancellor's Fellow, U. Edinburgh [Favourite movie: The Empire Strikes Back]
Debasish Das ('16-'20) - now Chancellor's Fellow, University of Strathclyde [Favourite movie: Forrest Gump]
Maciej Lisicki ('15-'19) - now Assistant Professor, University of Warsaw [Favourite movie: Three Colors: Red]
Lyndon Koens - ('16-'18) now Lecturer, Macquarie University [Favourite movie: Life of Brian]
Shang Yik Reigh ('14-'16)- now Postdoc, MPI Intelligent Systems, Stuttgart [Favourite movie: Roman Holiday]
Thomas Montenegro-Johnson ('14-'16)- now Lecturer, U. Birmingham [Favourite: Indiana Jones & Last Crusade]
Diego Lopez ('13) - now Assistant Professor, LMFA, Centrale Lyon (France)
Mario Espinoza ('11-'12) - now Assistant Professor, UAM Iztapalapa (Mexico) [Favourite movie: The Illusionist]
Rodrigo Velez ('11-'12) - now Asst. Prof., Univ. Autónoma de San Luis Potosí (Mexico) [Favourite movie: Contact]
Saverio Spagnolie ('08-'11) - now Associate Professor, U. Wisconsin (USA) [Favourite movie: There Will Be Blood]
Sebastien Michelin ('09-'10) - now Professor, Ecole Polytechnique (France) [Favourite movie: The Departed]

PhD students

Albane Théry ('18-'22) - now Postdoc, UPenn [Favourite movie: Howl's Moving Castle]
Ivan Tanasijevic ('18-'22) [Favourite movie: When I Grow Up, I'll Be a Kangaroo]
Christian Esparza-López ('17-'21) - now Postdoc, OIST Graduate University [Favourite movie: 9]
Maria Tătulea-Codrean ('17-'21) - now Postdoc, Collège de France [ Favourite movie: La La Land]
Alex Chamolly ('16-'20) - now postdoc, ENS Paris and Institut Pasteur [Favourite movie: The Silence of the Lambs]
Gabriele De Canio ('14-'18) - now Engineer, European Space Agency [Favourite movie: Memento]
Panayiota Katsamba ('14-'18) - now Postdoc, The Cyprus Institute [Favourite movie: Life Is Beautiful]
Justas Dauparas ('14-'18) - now Postdoc, University of Washington [Favourite movie: Chariots of Fire]
Tamsin Spelman ('13-'17) - now Postdoc, University of Cambridge [Favourite movie: War Horse]
Emily Riley ('13-'17) - now Consultant [Favourite movie: Kill Bill: Vol. 1]
Yi Man ('13-'17) - now Postdoc, University of Southern California [Favourite movie: Pirates of the Caribbean]
Gregory Wagner ('10-'13) - now research scientist, MIT [Favourite movie: Koyaanisqatsi]
On Shun Pak ('08-'13) - now Associate Professor, Santa Clara University (USA) [Favourite movie: The Lion King]
Gwynn Elfring ('08-'12) - now Assoc. Prof., UBC (Canada) [Favourite movie: Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind]
Arthur Evans ('08-'11) - now Postdoc, U. Wisconsin (USA) [Favourite movie: The Fountain]

Master students

Thomas Vacus ('22) - from ENS Paris (France) [Favourite movie: Jack et la Mécanique du cœur]
Paul Robin ('18) - from ENS Paris (France)
Luuk Metselaar ('14-'15) - from TU Delft (Netherlands)
Marco Vassallo ('13-'14) - from Politecnico di Milano (Italy)
Hervé Manzanarez ('13) - from U. Toulouse (France)
Dario Cortese ('12) - from Università di Roma (Italy), now PhD student, University of Bristol (UK)
Clement Mettot ('10) - from Ecole Polytechnique (France), now PhD student, ONERA (France)
Dor Ashur ('08-'10) - now Engineer at Nordson ASYMTEK (USA)
Olivia Bui ('07-'08)

Undergraduate students

Alexandra Timofte ('22) - from Trinity College, Cambridge [Favourite movie: Aferim!]
Jun Eshima ('21) - from Trinity College, Cambridge [Favourite movie: The Grand Budapest Hotel]
Marco Vona ('21) - from Trinity College, Cambridge [Favourite movie: The Dark Knight]
Josh Brown ('20) - from Trinity College, Cambridge [Favourite movie: The Matrix]
Weida Liao ('20) - from Trinity College, Cambridge [Favourite movie: Singin' in the Rain]
Weida Liao ('19) - from Trinity College, Cambridge [Favourite movie: Singin' in the Rain]
Edward Beaty ('18) - from Trinity College, Cambridge [Favourite movie: A Clockwork Orange]
Andy Zhao ('18) - from Trinity College, Cambridge [Favourite movie: Inception]
Albane Théry ('17) - from Ecole Polytechnique, France [Favourite movie: Howl's Moving Castle]
Ivan Tanasijevic ('16) - from Trinity College, Cambridge [Favourite movie: When I Grow Up, I'll Be a Kangaroo]
Maria Tătulea-Codrean ('16) - from Trinity College [Old Favourite movie: The Aristocats]
Maxime Gantier ('16) - from Ecole Polytechnique (France) [Favourite movie: The Usual Suspects]
Marcos Rodrigues ('16) - from Ecole Polytechnique (France) [Favourite movie: Pulp Fiction]
Archie Bott ('14) - from Trinity College, Cambridge
Anton Martinsson ('14) - from University of Manchester (UK)
Boyuan Liu ('14) - from Ecole Polytechnique (France)
Martin Charrel ('13) - from Ecole Polytechnique (France)
Antoine Engerand ('13) - from Ecole Polytechnique (France)
Etienne Guerin ('13) - from Ecole Polytechnique (France)
Papa Gueye ('13) - from Ecole Polytechnique (France)
Alix de Belloy ('12) - from Ecole Polytechnique (France)
Baydir Bouali ('12) - from ENS Cachan (France)
Tristan Fransen ('12) - from Ecole Polytechnique (France)
Nicolas Florent ('11) - from Ecole Polytechnique (France)
Fanny Thomas ('11) - from Ecole Polytechnique (France)
Martin Sauzade ('09-'10) - from ENSTA (France)
Jonathan Reuter ('09-'10) - UC San Diego, Bioengineering
Delphine Chardon ('10) - from Ecole Polytechnique (France)
Jean-Baptiste Desforges ('10) - from Ecole Polytechnique (France)
Sandra Ferraguti ('10) - from Ecole Polytechnique (France)
Loic Was ('10) - from Ecole Polytechnique (France)
Maja Stoevhase ('08-'09) - from University of Rostock (Germany)
Gary Oger ('09) - from ENS Paris (France)
Loïc Tadrist ('09) - from ENS Cachan (France)
Julien Alenda ('09) - from ENSEEIHT (France)
Jean Castex ('09) - from Ecole Centrale Lyon (France)
Christophe du Rotois ('09) - from Ecole Polytechnique (France)
Romain Labat ('09) - from Ecole Polytechnique (France)
Jean-Philippe Peraud ('09) - from Ecole Polytechnique (France)
Achille Lerpiniere ('08) - from Ecole Polytechnique (France)
Fabien Lepere ('08) - from Ecole Polytechnique (France)
Victor Alonso ('08) - from Ecole Polytechnique (France)
Thibaud Normand ('07) - from Ecole Polytechnique (France)
Pierre Morel-Fatio ('07) - from Ecole Polytechnique (France)
Allison Berke ('06-'07) - MIT Mathematics
Thu Duong ('06) - MIT Mathematics