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Faculty of Mathematics

 

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

Dynamics of a helical swimmer crossing viscosity gradients
CE Lopez, J Gonzalez-Gutierrez, F Solorio-Ordaz, E Lauga, R Zenit
– Physical Review Fluids
(2021)
6,
083102
A mechanism for sarcomere breathing: volume change and advective flow within the myofilament lattice
JA Cass, CD Williams, TC Irving, E Lauga, S Malingen, TL Daniel, SN Sponberg
– Biophysical journal
(2021)
Fluid flow in the sarcomere
SA Malingen, K Hood, E Lauga, A Hosoi, TL Daniel
– Archives of Biochemistry and Biophysics
(2021)
706,
108923
Hydrodynamics and direction change of tumbling bacteria.
M Dvoriashyna, E Lauga
– PLoS ONE
(2021)
16,
e0254551
Asymptotic theory of hydrodynamic interactions between slender filaments
M Tătulea-Codrean, E Lauga
– Physical Review Fluids
(2021)
6,
074103
Rechargeable self-assembled droplet microswimmers driven by surface phase transitions
D Cholakova, M Lisicki, SK Smoukov, S Tcholakova, EE Lin, J Chen, G De Canio, E Lauga, N Denkov
– Nature Physics
(2021)
17,
1050
The bank of swimming organisms at the micron scale (BOSO-Micro)
MF Velho Rodrigues, M Lisicki, E Lauga
– PloS one
(2021)
16,
e0252291
Direct measurement of unsteady microscale Stokes flow using optically driven microspheres
N Bruot, P Cicuta, H Bloomfield-Gadêlha, RE Goldstein, J Kotar, E Lauga, F Nadal
– Physical Review Fluids
(2021)
6,
053102
Front-back asymmetry controls the impact of viscoelasticity on helical swimming
V Angeles, FA Godinez, JA Puente-Velazquez, R Mendez-Rojano, E Lauga, R Zenit
– Physical Review Fluids
(2021)
6,
043102
Energetics of synchronization for model flagella and cilia
W Liao, E Lauga
– Physical Review E
(2021)
103,
042419
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Research Groups

Biological Physics and Mechanics
Fluid Mechanics

Room

H0.07

Telephone

01223 337031