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Faculty of Mathematics



  • 2017-date: PhD in Applied Mathematics, DAMTP, University of Cambridge
  • 08-09/2017: Research Intern, Institut Lumiere Matiere, Universite Claude Bernard Lyon
  • 07-09/2016: Research Intern, DAMTP, University of Cambridge
  • 2013-2017: BA and MMath, Trinity College, University of Cambridge


Maria is a member of the Department of Applied Mathematics and Theoretical Physics in Prof Eric Lauga's research group. Her current research is in the area of fluid and solid mechanics, with a particular interest in biological and biomimetic processes.


Tătulea-Codrean, M., & Lauga, E. (2020) Geometrical Constraints on the Tangling of Bacterial Flagellar Filaments. Sci Rep 10, 8406.

Tătulea-Codrean, M., & Lauga, E. (2018). Artificial chemotaxis of phoretic swimmers: Instantaneous and long-time behaviour. Journal of Fluid Mechanics, 856, 921-957. https://doi:10.1017/jfm.2018.718


Research Group

Biological Physics and Mechanics




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