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

Miembro Correspondiente de la Academia de Ciencias de Mexico desde 2019.

Cientifica de Excelencia del Extranjero de Chile desde 2018

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