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Research Interests

Fracture mechanics, molecular dynamics, fracture in granular media, creep, computational mechanics, micro-mechanics, nano-mechanics, experimental mechanics, porous media, quasi-brittle materials, nano-composites, biomineralized tissues, biomaterials, cementitious materials, gas shale.

Education/Academic qualification

Civil and Environmental Engineering, PhD, Massachusetts Institute of Technology

… → 2013

Civil and Environmental Engineering, MSc, Ecole Polytechnique

… → 2011

Mechanical Engineering, Ingenieur Diplome , Ecole Polytechnique

… → 2008

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Grants 2017 2022

Aluminosilicates
Nanocomposites
Costs
Composite materials
Fatigue of materials
Aluminosilicates
Nanocomposites
Composite materials
Fatigue of materials
Inorganic polymers
Geopolymers
Composite materials
Acid resistance
Alkali Metals
Inorganic polymers
dissolution
rock property
timescale
clay
brine

Research Output 2011 2019

Alteration of the Fracture Behavior in Host Rock during CO2 Geological Sequestration

Akono, A-T., Tsotsis, T. T. & Werth, C. J., 2019, 10th International Conference on Fracture Mechanics of Concrete and Concrete Structures, FraMCoS-X. Pijaudier-Cabot, G., Grassl, P. & La Borderie, C. (eds.). 10 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Open Access
host rock
sandstone
brine
incubation
porosity

A review of geochemical–mechanical impacts in geological carbon storage reservoirs

Akono, A-T., Druhan, J. L., Dávila, G., Tsotsis, T., Jessen, K., Fuchs, S., Crandall, D., Shi, Z., Dalton, L., Tkach, M. K., Goodman, A. L., Frailey, S. & Werth, C. J., Jan 1 2019, In : Greenhouse Gases: Science and Technology.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

Carbon Monoxide
carbon sequestration
Carbon
mechanical property
Underground reservoirs

Geochemical and geomechanical alteration of siliciclastic reservoir rock by supercritical CO2-saturated brine formed during geological carbon sequestration

Fuchs, S. J., Espinoza, D. N., Lopano, C. L., Akono, A-T. & Werth, C. J., Sep 1 2019, In : International Journal of Greenhouse Gas Control. 88, p. 251-260 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

reservoir rock
carbon sequestration
brine
Rocks
Feldspar

Influence of geochemistry on toughening behavior of organic-rich shale

Akono, A-T. & Kabir, P., Aug 1 2019, In : Acta Geotechnica. 14, 4, p. 1129-1142 14 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Geochemistry
Toughening
Shale
shale
geochemistry
Geopolymers
Pore structure
Fibers
Composite materials
Microporosity