Recent News

The two sides of a fault

  • [Feb 9, 2018] Zhibing Yang's paper on grain-scale analysis of pore pressure control on fault slip, accepted in Physical Review E. (Read the paper)

  • [Feb 8, 2018] Ruben Juanes promoted to Full Professor

Morphodynamics of fluid-fluid displacement in 3D deformable media

  • [Feb 6, 2018] Marie-Julie Dalbe's paper on morphodynamics of fluid-fluid displacement in 3D deformable granular media, accepted in Physical Review Applied. (Read the paper)

Wetting transition in a capillary tube

Inferring fault and reservoir properties

  • [Feb 6, 2018] Paper on inferring fault frictional and reservoir hydraulic properties from injection-induced seismicity, in collaboration with Youssef Marzouk's group at MIT, published in Geophysical Research Letters. (Read the paper)

Wettability control of droplet durotaxis

  • [Jan 22, 2018] Paper on wettability control of droplet durotaxis, in collaboration with Jesus Bueno and Hector Gomez from Purdue University, and Yuri Bazilevs from UCSD, accepted in Soft Matter. (Read the paper)

Phase-field model of hydraulic fracturing

  • [Jan 12, 2018] David Santillan and Luis Cueto's paper on phase-field modeling of hydraulic fracturing in poroelastic media, accepted in Journal of Geophysical Research. (Read the paper)

Prediction of velocity distribution from pore structure

  • [Dec 22, 2017] Pietro de Anna's paper on prediction of velocity distribution from pore structure, in collaboration with Bryan Quaife from Florida State and George Biros from UT Austin, published in Physical Review Fluids. (Read the paper)

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