Matea Santiago Bio

 I am a postdoctoral research associate at the University of Arizona. I received my PhD. in applied mathematics at the University of California, Merced. My research focus is computational fluid dynamics, fluid-structure interactions, and concentrations dynamics with moving source terms.

I have worked on two different applications, one as a part of my dissertation work modeling the mixing and photosynthesis around pulsing soft corals.  The other as a summer research intern at Berkeley National Laboratory, modeling the chemistry around self-phoretic micro-swimmers. 


I have programming experience in MATLAB, C++, and FORTRAN. I am familiar with Git and version control software, LaTex, and UNIX platforms.


I am passionate about mentoring. I have been a peer mentor within my graduate group, have mentored an REU in mathematical biology, and have participated in panels to encourage undergraduate women to pursue graduate school.

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