January 2018: Ayumi Koishi rejoins the lab!
Ayumi spent six months with the group in 2016. After returning to France to obtain her PhD from the University of Grenoble, she rejoins the group as a Postdoctoral Scholar.
September 2017: Tom Underwood joins the lab!
Tom has a PhD in Earth Sciences from Durham University in Durham, UK. He joins the lab as a Postdoctoral Scholar.
September 2017: Mihiro Nomura joins the lab!
Mihiro studied Environmental Sciences at the University of Tokyo. She joins the lab as a MSE student.
September 2017: Clay conference in Davos.
Ian gave an invited plenary talk at the 2017 Clay conference in Davos, Switzerland.
May 2017: Greeshma Gadikota accepts a faculty position at UW Madison.
Greeshma will to take up a position as Assistant Professor at UW Madison with a join appointment as a Fellow of the Grainger Institute for Engineering within the theme of Energy & Sustainability.
May 2017: Ian's Spring course is in the news.
Ian's new course, The Environmental Nexus, was co-taught with Steve Pacala, Melissa Lane, Robert Nixon, Marc Fleurbaey, Anne Kraepiel, Xinning Zhang, Maddalena Ferrana, and Ian Campbell.
April 2017: ACS meeting in San Francisco.
Jennie and Vinny gave talks at the Spring ACS meeting.
February 2017: Christophe Tournassat visits the lab.
Christophe is a scientist at the French Geologic Survey. He will spend two weeks in Princeton.
About our research
Our group examines the fundamental properties of water at interfaces and their impact on chemistry, mechanics, and mass fluxes in natural systems. More
Ian's paper in ES&T reviews current knowledge of the basic science of CO2 trapping in geologic formations.
Ian's paper in ES&T Letters examines the permeability and mechanics of shale and mudstone. More
MD simulation workshop
Michael Holmboe, Laura Lammers, Karol Kulasinski, and Ian will lead a workshop on MD simulations of geochemical systems at the upcoming Goldschmidt Conference.