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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

The N-flagella problem: elastohydrodynamic motility transition of multi-flagellated bacteria
K Ishimoto, E Lauga
– Proceedings of the Royal Society A
(2019)
475,
20180690
Propulsion by stiff elastic filaments in viscous fluids.
P Katsamba, E Lauga
– Physical Review E - Statistical, Nonlinear, and Soft Matter Physics
(2019)
99,
053107
Self-organization of swimmers drives long-range fluid transport in bacterial colonies.
H Xu, J Dauparas, D Das, E Lauga, Y Wu
– Nat Commun
(2019)
10,
1792
The near and far of a pair of magnetic capillary disks.
L Koens, W Wang, M Sitti, E Lauga
– Soft Matter
(2019)
15,
1497
Hydrodynamics of bacteriophage migration along bacterial flagella
P Katsamba, E Lauga
– Physical Review Fluids
(2019)
4,
013101
A stochastic model for bacteria-driven micro-swimmers
C Esparza López, A Théry, E Lauga
– Soft Matter
(2019)
15,
2605
Adaptive locomotion of artificial microswimmers
H-W Huang, FE Uslu, P Katsamba, E Lauga, MS Sakar, BJ Nelson
– Sci Adv
(2019)
5,
eaau1532
Artificial chemotaxis of phoretic swimmers: instantaneous and long-time behaviour
M Tǎtulea-Codrean, E Lauga
– Journal of Fluid Mechanics
(2018)
856,
921
Swimming of peritrichous bacteria is enabled by an elastohydrodynamic instability
EE Riley, D Das, E Lauga
– Scientific reports
(2018)
8,
10728
The swimming of a deforming helix.
L Koens, H Zhang, M Moeller, A Mourran, E Lauga
– The European Physical Journal E
(2018)
41,
119
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Research Group

Biological Physics and Mechanics

Room

H0.07

Telephone

01223 337031