E. Lauga University of Cambridge Cambridge UK

E. Lauga University of Cambridge Cambridge UK

Dr E. Lauga

Biography

Employment

since 2015: Reader in Applied Mathematics – University of Cambridge
since 2013: Fellow and College Lecturer in Mathematics – Trinity College, Cambridge
2013-2015: University Senior Lecturer – University of Cambridge
2010-2013: Associate Professor – University of California, San Diego (USA)
2007-2010: Assistant Professor – University of California, San Diego (USA)
2006-2007: Assistant Professor – Massachusetts Institute of Technology (USA)
2005-2006: Postdoctoral Associate – Massachusetts Institute of Technology (USA)
2005: Lecturer – Harvard University (USA)

Other positions

since 2016: Associate Editor – Physical Review Fluids
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
2010: Invited Professor, Chaire Joliot – ESPCI, Paris (France)
2010: Guest co-editor of special “Locomotion” issue of Experimental Mechanics
2009, 2010: Invited Professor – Institut de Mécanique des Fluides de Toulouse (IMFT, France)

Education

2005: PhD in Applied Mathematics – Harvard University (USA)
2001: MS in Fluid Mechanics – University of Paris VI Pierre et Marie Curie (France)
2001: Diplome Corps des Mines – École des Mines de Paris (France)
1998: Diplome d’Ingénieur – École Polytechnique (France)

Honours + Awards

2016: Fellow – American Physical Society
2016: Teaching Award – Cambridge University Students’ Union
2015: François Frenkiel Award for Fluid Mechanics – American Physical Society
2015: Exemplary Mentor Award – Quality of Life Research Center, Claremont Graduate University (USA)
2012: Faculty Mentorship Award – UC San Diego Graduate Student Association (USA)
2010-2011: Teacher of the Year Award – Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering, UC San Diego (USA)
2008-2013: National Science Foundation CAREER Award (USA)
2006: Andreas Acrivos Dissertation Award in Fluid Dynamics – American Physical Society
2005-2006: Hock Tan Postdoctoral Fellowship – Mechanical Engineering, MIT (USA)
2004, 2005: Derek Bok Teaching Award – Harvard University (USA)
2003: Division of Engineering and Applied Sciences Teaching Award – Harvard University (USA)
1998-2001: Corps des Mines Fellowship – Ecole des Mines de Paris (France)
1998 : Prix d’Option in Mechanics – Ecole Polytechnique (France)

Career

  • 2015-present: Reader in Applied Mathematics, University of Cambridge
  • 2013-present: Fellow and College Lecturer in Mathematics, Trinity College, 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, MIT
  • 2005-2006: Postdoctoral Fellow, MIT

Education

  • 2005: PhD in Applied Mathematics, Harvard University
  • 2001: MS in Fluid Mechanics, Université Paris VI
  • 2001: Diplôme Corps des Mines, École des Mines de Paris
  • 1998: Diplôme d’Ingénieur, École Polytechnique

Research

Eric Lauga is a member of the Department of Applied Mathematics and Theoretical Physics.
His work is in the general area of Biophysics, Fluid Mechanics, and Soft Matter Physics.
His current research focuses on the dynamics of Complex and Biological Fluids.