Find below a list of ongoing research projects within the two research pillars of the CSD.
MaPSI has as its main objective to provide mathematical models and simulation technology required to assess subsurface process-structure interaction in the context of hydraulic and thermal stimulation in development and production of high-temperature geothermal resources.
The SiGS project goal is to extend the understanding of superheated and supercritical geothermal resources and their response to engineering operations by combining tailored mathematical and numerical modeling with field observations.
The FracFlow project has the main objective to develop a fundamental understanding for multiphase flow in fractured porous media using interdisciplinary research.
This project will take a first-principles approach to develop a modeling and simulation tool for fracture mechanics in deformable porous media, that accounts for both fluid pressure and capillary effects as dominant driving forces.
In this project, the focus is on further closing between theoretical developments and efficient computational tools for real-world problems, with a concrete aim at reducing the model and discretization complexity of complex fault and fracture networks.
The main goal of the project is to develop accurate methodology for microseismic imaging based on full-waveform inversion.
In this project the aim is to develop an advanced, energy-preserving numerical model and simulation tool for the fully dynamic Biot equations
This project is part of the VISTA CSD and aims at understanding the spatial and temporal evolution of earthquake clusters as a response to long-term fluid injection in different environments.
The aim of the project is to develop simulation technology for injection-triggered seismic and aseismic fault reactivation.
The goal of the project is to develop mathematical model and solution approaches to rupture dynamics including advanced friction laws in the presence of fluids.
The project goal is to derive means to monitor subsurface processes by utilizing the generalized Dix method.