Dr Maria Bruna

Subject Applied Mathematics
Fellow type Lecturers, Professors and College Officers
Year started 2019

Biography


Maria Bruna is a Royal Society University Research Fellow at the Department of Applied Mathematics and Theoretical Physics. She obtained undergraduate degrees from the UPC (Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya, Barcelona) in both Mathematics and Industrial Engineering in 2008 and a DPhil in Applied Mathematics from the University of Oxford in 2012. She is interested in stochastic modelling, asymptotic methods and homogenisation techniques in the areas of mathematical biology and industrial mathematics. Her research focuses on methods to capture multiscale phenomena of many-particle systems.

Dr Bruna was the first U.K. mathematician to be awarded a L’Oréal-UNESCO Women in Science Fellowship in 2016, as well as the recipient of the Women of the Future in Science prize.