Recent News

Hydrate growth on a gas–liquid interface

  • [Apr 2, 2018] Xiaojing Fu and Luis Cueto's paper on nonequilibrium thermodynamics of hydrate growth on a gas–liquid interface, published in Physical Review Letters and featured as Editor's Suggestion. (Read the paper)

Thin films in partial wetting

  • [March 18, 2018] Amir Pahlavan and Luis Cueto's paper on thin films in partial wetting, in collaboration with Peko Hosoi and Gareth McKinley from MIT Mechanical Engineering, accepted in Journal of Fluid Mechanics. (Read the paper)

Phase-field model of hydraulic fracturing

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

Morphodynamics of fluid-fluid displacement in 3D deformable media

  • [Feb 26, 2018] Marie-Julie Dalbe's paper on morphodynamics of fluid-fluid displacement in 3D deformable granular media, published in Physical Review Applied. (Read the paper)

Wetting transition in a capillary tube

The two sides of a fault

  • [Feb 21, 2018] Zhibing Yang's paper on grain-scale analysis of pore pressure control on fault slip, published in Physical Review E. (Read the paper)

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

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, published in Soft Matter. (Read the paper)

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