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Program Minisymposium 2020

You can submit your (last-minute) poster contribution (only the title and the author list is needed) until Feb. 10th to Erik H. Saenger.

Confirmed oral presentations

Time Who
09:00 Organizers Welcome / Intro
09:10 Yder Masson
(Institut national de recherche en sciences du numérique, France)
Wave propagation modeling in poroelastic media using the distributional finite-difference method
09:50 All poster authors Poster overview presentation (3 slides-3 minutes)
10:20–11:10   Posters & Coffee break
Nicolas Barbosa
(University of Geneva, Switzerland)
Fracture unclogging: a mechanism of seismically induced permeability changes.
11:50 Leonardo Meireles,
Chuangxin Lyu, Thomas Ingeman-Nielsen (Technical University of Danemark)
Impact of sub-zero temperature changes on P and S-wave velocities in a permafrost sample undergoing cyclical loading
12:30–13:40   Lunch & Posters
13:40 Yury Alkhimenkov
(University of Lausanne, Switzerland), Ludovic Räss (Stanford University, USA), Ludmila Khakimova (Skolkovo Institute of Science and Technology, Russia), Beatriz Quintal and Yury Podladchikov (University of Lausanne, Switzerland)
High-resolution 3D modeling of the elastodynamic Biot's equations using multiple GPU graphics cards
14:20 Samuel Chapman,
Jan V. M. Borgomano, Jerome Fortin (ENS Paris), Beatriz Quintal (University of Lausanne) and Sally Benson (Stanford University)
Seismic wave attenuation and modulus dispersion due to partial saturation by CO2 gas exsolution
15:00–15:50   Posters & Coffee break
15:50 Jacques M. Huyghe
and Jingqian Ding (University of Limerick, Ireland)
Step wise progression of Mode I cracks in porous media: Experiment and XFEM-simulation
16:30 Matthias Ruf
and Holger Steeb (University of Stuttgart, Germany)
Effects of heat treatments in Carrara marble based on ultrasonic tests and µXRCT investigations
17:10   End


Posters will be displayed close to our meeting room. There will be a poster overview before the first coffee break, where all poster authors are asked to quickly present their poster to stimulate the discussions during the poster session. The poster format should be A0.

  • Can we learn multi-phase flow physics from visual observations? Let's ask "Nature"!
    by Samaneh Vahid Dastjerdi, Nikolaos Karadimitriou, Holger Class, and Holger Steeb (University of Stuttgart, Germany)
  • Images-based characterization of multi-phase flow in porous media.
    by Samaneh Vahid Dastjerdi, Holger Steeb, Holger Class, Nikolaos Karadimitriou, Dongwon Lee, Alaa Suliman, Rakulan Sivanesapillai (University of Stuttgart, Germany)
  • Numerical simulation of effective thermal conductivity in porous media​.
    by Mirko Siegert and Marcel Gurris (HS Bochum, Germany)
  • Softening and weakening of soft and stiff outcrop chalk prompted by changes in pore water composition.
    by Leonardo Meireles, Einar Storebø, Ida Fabricius (Technical University of Danemark)
  • Quantifying reaction-induced stresses for hydration reactions in natural rock using HR-EBSD and chemical-mechanical simulations.
    by Stefan Schmalholz (University of Lausanne, Switzerland), Oliver Plümper (U Utrecht, Netherlands) and Evangelos Moulas (U Mainz, Germany)
  • 4D reconstruction of the fracture front from diffracted waves arrivals in laboratory hydraulic fracture experiments.
    by Dong Liu, Brice Lecampion, Thomas Blum (EPFL, Switzerland)
  • Establishing a 3D model for the Rhine-Ruhr region based on the geology and property distribution.
    by Gabriela Gonzalez (Fraunhofer IEG), Martin Balcewicz and Erik H. Saenger (HS Bochum, Germany)
  • Squirt flow based on digital rock physics.
    by Simon Lissa and Beatriz Quintal (University of Lausanne, Switzerland)
  • Unexpected hydro-mechanical coupling during fluid pressure oscillations?
    by Lucas Pimienta (EPFL, Switzerland)
  • The in-situ stress state of the Rhine-Ruhr region and its implications for the geothermal energy utilization.
    by Michal Kruszewski (Fraunhofer IEG, Bochum, Germany), Giordano Montegrossi (National Research Council of Italy, Firenze), Tobias Backers (RU Bochum, Germany) and Erik H. Saenger (HS Bochum, Germany)
  • Digital Rock Physics: Segmentation of sub-resolution features.
    by Martin Balcewicz and Erik H. Saenger (HS Bochum, Germany)
  • On the dynamic permeability of partially saturated porous media.
    by Santiago G. Solazzi (University of Lausanne, Swiitzerland), Germán Rubino (CNEA-CONICET, Argentina), Damien Jougnot (Sorbonne University-CNRS, France), and Klaus Holliger (University of Lausanne, Swiitzerland).