Aurora Hernandez-Machado

Full professor at UB
Research area: Mathematical Modelling

PhD in Physics obtained at UB


Full Professor University of Barcelona
Faculty of Physics
Associate Professor University of Barcelona, 1987-2011
Research Consultant University of Pittsburgh, 1988, 1990
Fulbright Postdoctoral Fellow University of Pittsburgh, U.S.A., 1987
Postdoctoral Fellow, Philipps University, Marburg, Germany, 1985-86

International Awards

Award for outstanding doctoral thesis research in biogical physics 2009. F. Campelo.
International competion, American Physical Society(U.S.A.). Advisor: A. Hernandez-Machado

Special Honors

Invited Member of the Scientific Committee of the Spanish Meeting of Statistical Physics (2002-2006)
Invited Member of Specialized Group of Statistical and Nonlinear Physics of Spanish Royal Society

Research lines

  • Biophysics (Biological Membranes, Blood Flow)
  • Microfluidics ( Pinning, Avalanches, Rare Events)
  • Dynamic Wetting ( Drop Emission, Superconfinement)
  • Nanopatterning and Roughening
  • Red Blood Cell Mechanics

Selected publications

  • S. A. Setu, R.P.A. Dullens, A. Hernandez-Machado, I. Pagonabarraga, D.G.A.L. Arts, R. Ledesma-Aguilar,
    Nature Communications, 6, 7297 (2015)
  • R. Ledesma-Aguilar, A. Hernandez-Machado, I. Pagonabarraga, Phys. Rev. Lett. 110, 264502 (2013)
  • M. Queralt-Martin, M. Pradas, R. Rodriguez-Trujillo, M. Arundell, E. Corvera Poire, A. Hernandez-Machado, Phys. Rev. Lett. 106, 194501 (2011)
  • R. Ledesma-Aguilar, A. Hernandez-Machado, I. Pagonabarraga, Nature Materials, 10, 367 (2011)
  • F. Campelo, A.Hernandez-Machado, Phys. Rev. Lett. 99, 088101 (2008)