[Jul 31, 2019] Amir Pahlavan's work on the universality of bubble formation in confined environments, and its connections with singularities in cosmology and other branches of physics, featured in an article by Charlie Wood in Quanta Magazine. (Read the story).
[Jul 25, 2019] Bauyrzhan Primkulov's paper, in collaboration with Amir Pahlavan, Xiaojing Fu, Robin Zhao and Chris MacMinn on signatures of fluid-fluid displacement in porous media: wettability, patterns, and pressures, published in Journal of Fluid Mechanics. (Read the paper)
[Jul 15, 2019] Josimar da Silva's paper, in collaboration with Peter Kang, Zhibing Yang and Luis Cueto, on the impact of confining stress on capillary pressure behavior during drainage through rough fractures, published in Geophysical Research Letters. (Read the paper)
[Jul 9, 2019] Robin Zhao, Chris MacMinn, Luis Cueto and Bauyrzhan Primkulov's paper, in collaboration with 24 others, on a comprehensive comparison of pore-scale models for multiphase flow in porous media, published in PNAS. (Read the paper; Supplementary Material (60 MB))
[Jul 9, 2019] Amir Pahlavan's paper, in collaboration with Gareth McKinley from MechE and Howard Stone from Princeton, on restoring universality to the pinch-off of a bubble, published in PNAS. (Read the paper)
* News coverage: MIT News, Quanta Magazine
[Jun 15, 2019] Xiaojing Fu and Luis Cueto's paper, in collaboration with William Waite from USGS, on xenon hydrate as an analogue of methane hydrate in geologic systems out of thermodynamic equilibrium, published in Geochemistry, Geophysics, Geosystems. (Read the paper)
[May 17, 2019] Ehsan Haghighat received the CEE Postdoctoral Scholar Mentoring, Teaching and Excellence Award. Congratulations!