Recent News

Methane incubation experiment

  • [Apr 12, 2017] Ben Scandella's paper on persistence of bubble outlets in soft methane-generating sediments, in collaboration with Kyle Delwhiche and Harold Hemond, accepted in Journal of Geophysical Research - Biogeosciences. (Read the paper; Access datasets)


Ruby Fu

  • [Apr 3, 2017] Xiaojing (Ruby) Fu successfully defended her PhD dissertation, titled Multiphase flow in porous media with phase transitions: from CO2 sequestration to gas hydrate systems. Congratulations, Dr. Fu!! (Pictures)


Mixing at nodes in regular fracture networks

  • [Mar 30, 2017] Peter Kang's paper on anomalous transport in disordered fracture networks, in collaboration with Marco Dentz at the Spanish National Research Council and Tanguy Le Borgne at the University of Rennes, accepted in Advances in Water Resources. (Read the paper)

Phase-field model of fracture

  • [Mar 22, 2017] David Santillan and Luis Cueto's paper on phase-field modeling of fluid-driven fracture in elastic media, accepted in Journal of Geophysical Research. (Read the paper)


Benchmark study of pore-scale modeling

  • [Mar 10, 2017] JRG releases a benchmark study on pore-scale modeling of multiphase flow in porous media, with particular emphasis on wettability effects. For more information, and a link to the experimental data, click here.



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