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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
2018: Early 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

Shape-programmed 3D printed swimming microtori for the transport of passive and active agents.
RD Baker, T Montenegro-Johnson, AD Sediako, MJ Thomson, A Sen, E Lauga, IS Aranson
– Nature communications
(2019)
10,
4932
Transition to bound states for bacteria swimming near surfaces
D Das, E Lauga
– Physical Review E
(2019)
100,
043117
A Light-Driven Microgel Rotor.
H Zhang, L Koens, E Lauga, A Mourran, M Möller
– Small
(2019)
15,
1903379
Viscoelastic propulsion of a rotating dumbbell
JA Puente-Velázquez, FA Godínez, E Lauga, R Zenit
– Microfluidics and Nanofluidics
(2019)
23,
108
Method of regularized stokeslets: Flow analysis and improvement of convergence
B Zhao, E Lauga, L Koens
– Physical Review Fluids
(2019)
4,
084104
Universal optimal geometry of minimal phoretic pumps.
S Michelin, E Lauga
– Sci Rep
(2019)
9,
10788
Stochastic dynamics of dissolving active particles.
A Chamolly, E Lauga
– European Physical Journal E
(2019)
42,
88
Swimming eukaryotic microorganisms exhibit a universal speed distribution
M Lisicki, MF Velho Rodrigues, RE Goldstein, E Lauga
– Elife
(2019)
8,
e44907
The N-flagella problem: elastohydrodynamic motility transition of multi-flagellated bacteria
K Ishimoto, E Lauga
– Proceedings of the Royal Society A: Mathematical, Physical and Engineering Sciences
(2019)
475,
20180690
Active Particles Powered by Quincke Rotation in a Bulk Fluid.
D Das, E Lauga
– Physical review letters
(2019)
122,
194503
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Research Group

Biological Physics and Mechanics

Room

H0.07

Telephone

01223 337031