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Research Interests

Inelastic behavior and failure of geomaterials, particularly deformation instabilities in brittle rocks and granular media, including their interactions with pore fluids, with applications to fault instability, quantification of energy radiation from earthquakes and environment- and resource-related geomechanics.

Education/Academic qualification

Solid Mechanics, PhD, Brown University

… → 1977

Solid Mechanics, ScM, Brown University

… → 1974

Engineering Mechanics, ScB, Brown University

… → 1973

Research interests

  • Deformation with pore fluid diffusion
  • Geomaterials
  • Inelastic behavior and failure of solids


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