- Visiting period(s)
- October 1st 2016 to December 31st 2016
- Host Christopher Spiers, Utrecht University
- E-mail firstname.lastname@example.org
- Website https://www.ems.psu.edu/~elsworth/
Derek Elsworth Professor of Energy and Geo-Environmental Engineering, Pennsylvania State University, USA
Prof. Elsworth’s research interests are in the areas of computational mechanics, rock mechanics, and in the mechanical and transport characteristics of fractured rocks, with application to geothermal energy, the deep geological sequestration of radioactive wastes and of CO2, unconventional hydrocarbons including coal-gas, tight-gas-shales and hydrates, and instability and eruption dynamics of volcanoes.