Interfacial Water Group
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Recent News

The Interfacial Water Group currently has several openings at the doctoral level. Please apply through the Princeton Graduate School by December 31, 2017.

June 2017: Baptiste Dazas goes to Poitiers!

Baptiste will take up a position as Assistant Professor at the University of Poitiers, France, as part of the Institute of Chemistry of Porous Media and Materials.


May 2017: Greeshma Gadikota goes to 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 new course, The Environmental Nexus, was written up by the Princeton Environmental Institute. The course is co-taught with Steve Pacala, Melissa Lane, Robert Nixon, Marc Fleurbaey, Anne Kraepiel, Xinning Zhang, Maddalena Ferrana, and Ian Campbell.


February 2017: Christophe Tournassat visits the lab!

Christophe is a scientist at the French Geologic Survey. He will spend two weeks in Princeton.


January 2017: Francisco Carrillo joins the lab!

Francisco studied Chemical Engineering at the University of Texas at Austin. He joins the lab as a PhD student.


January 2017: Marie Collin visits the lab (again)!

Marie is a PhD student in Stephane Gin's research group at the French Alternative Energy and Atomic Energy Commission (CEA). She will spend three months in Princeton.


October 2016: Ayumi Koishi visits the lab!

Ayumi is a PhD student in Alex Fernandez-Martinez's research group at the University of Grenoble. She will spend six months in Princeton with a fellowship from France's Auvergne-Rhones-Alpes region.


September 2016: Xinyi Shen joins the lab!

Xinyi studied Energy and Resources Engineering at Peking University. She joins the lab as a PhD student.










































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

Recent publications

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. More