• 2014 - Present: PhD Student, DAMTP, University of Cambridge
  • 2013 - 2014: Part III Mathematics (MMath), University of Cambridge
  • 2010 - 2013: Undergraduate Mathematical Tripos (BA), University of Cambridge


Panayiota is a member of the Biological Physics and Mechanics research group in the Department of Applied Mathematics and Theoretical Physics.  Her supervisor is Professor Eric Lauga.  She is currently studuing the fluid and solid mechanics of the locomotion of bacteria and the translocation of flagellotropic bacteriophage viruses. 

Selected Publications

  • P. Katsamba and E.Lauga, Micro-tu-of-war: A selective control mechanism for magnetic swimmers, Phys. Rev. Applied, 5,  064019, 2016.