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Areas of Research

All research applications involve solving geomechanical problems using some combination of fieldwork and modeling (theoretical, physical, or both).

Fault & Earthquake Mechanics
Stability of Underground Openings
Clastic Intrusions

Funded Projects


  • New perspectives on earthquake mechanics: A multidisciplinary study of physico-chemical processes during the seismic cycle (funded by NSF International Postdoctoral Research Fellowship Program)