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Prof Ray Goldstein

Prof Ray Goldstein

Schlumberger Professor of Complex Physical Systems (DAMTP)

Specialist research areas

Biological Fluid Dynamics:



    • chemotaxis, buoyancy effects, quorum sensing


    • shear driven flows in membranes

Micro-organism dynamics

    • swimming, chemotaxis, phototaxis, flagellar synchronisation

Low-Reynolds-number Flows:


Slender-body theory

    • filament dynamics, buckling in flow

Mathematical Foundations:


Topological fluid dynamics

    • instabilities of minimal surfaces

Nonlinear Dynamical Systems:


Pattern formation

Departments and Institutes

Applied Maths (DAMTP):