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SIAM Conference on Mathematical Aspects of Materials Science
Advances in CALPHAD Methods – Part I of II

8 — 13 July 2018, Portland, Oregon, USA

Invited Presentation

Allan Leal

Title: Chemical Equilibrium: Numerical Challenges for Efficient and Stable Calculations in Computationally Intensive Applications
Date: 12 July 2018
Time: 10:00 – 10:25


GEG Meetings

10 July 2018, ETH Zurich

GEG Group Presentation

Shiyi Li

Title: Discrete Fracture Network inversion using trans-dimensional inverse modelling
Date: 10 July 2018
Time: 10:00 – 11:30
Room: NO F55


GEG Meetings

3 July 2018, ETH Zurich

GEG Group Presentation

Manos Pefkos

Title: Assessing a hierarchical approach for modelling flow and transport in fractured rock
Date: 03 July 2018
Time: 10:00 – 11:30
Room: NO F55


GEG Meetings

26 June 2018, ETH Zurich

GEG Group Presentation

Xiaoqing Chen

Title: High performance Fluid Structure Interaction (FSI) simulations to compute hydro-mechanically coupled processes in rough fractures
Date: 26 June 2018
Time: 10:00 – 11:30
Room: NO F55


CMWR 2018
Computational Methods in Water Resources XXII

3 – 7June 2018, St Malo, France

Contributed Presentation

Anozie Ebigbo

Title: Can we use Combinatorial Optimisation to estimate flow rates in fracture networks?
Date: 07 June 2018
Time: 10:00 – 10:15


GEG Meetings

5 June 2018, ETH Zurich

GEG Group Presentation

Joan Delort

Title: An alternative to Kozeny-Carman equations to account for permeability reduction due to mineral precipitation
Date: 05 June 2018
Time: 10:00 – 11:30
Room: NO F55


CMWR
Computational Methods in Water Resources XXII

3-7 June 2018, Saint-Malo France

Poster Presentation

Philipp Schaedle

Title: Investigating the influence of aperture variability on the fracture surface area in enhanced geothermal reservoirs
Date: 05 June 2018
Time: 16:30 – 18:30
Room: salle du Grand Large


GEG Meetings

29 May 2018, ETH Zurich

GEG Group Presentation

Ali Aminzadeh

Title: On the directional dependency of tensile fracture toughness in anisotropic rocks
Date: 29 May 2018
Time: 10:00 – 11:30
Room: NO F55


Petrotherm Seminar at KIT (Karlsruhe Institute of Technology)

17 May 2018, Karlsruhe, Germany

Invited Presentation

Allan Leal

Title: Reaktoro, a unified framework for modeling chemically reactive systems and plans about its coupling with MOOSE
Date: 17 May 2018
Time: 12:00 – 13:00


GEG Meetings

15 May 2018, ETH Zurich

GEG Group Presentation

Jin Ma

Title: An Experimental Study on Dolomite Reactivity in a Multi-Mineral Sandstone Using CO2-Enriched Brine

Date: 15 May 2018
Time: 10:00 – 11:30
Room: NO F55


InterPore2018
InterPore 10th Annual Meeting and Jubilee

14-17 May 2018, New Orleans, USA

Contributed Presentation

Philipp Schaedle

Title: Investigating the influence of aperture variability on fracture surface area in
enhanced geothermal reservoirs
Date: 15 May 2018
Time: 16:34 – 16:52
Room: Room C


GEG Meetings

24 April 2018, ETH Zurich

GEG Group Presentation

Edoardo Rossi

Title: On the rock-bit interaction during a combined thermo-mechanical drilling method.
Date: 24 April 2018
Time: 10:00 – 11:30
Room: NO F55


GEG Meetings

17 April 2018, ETH Zurich

GEG Group Presentation

Marina Lima

Title: Formation dry-out from CO2 Injection: what is worth investigating?
Date: 17 April 2018
Time: 10:00 – 11:30
Room: NO F55


GEG Meetings

10 April 2018, ETH Zurich

GEG Group Presentation

Friedemann Samrock

Title: A transcrustal perspective on the formation of a high-enthalpy geothermal system
Date: 10 April 2018
Time: 10:00 – 11:30
Room: NO F55


EGU 2018
European Geosciences Union General Assembly 2018

8-13 April 2018, Vienna, Austria

Contributed Presentation

Friedemann Samrock

Title: Complex multi-stage magmatic system imaged under geothermal prospect in the Main Ethiopian Rift
Date: 09 April 2018
Time: 11:00 – 11:15
Room: Room G1


EGU 2018
European Geosciences Union General Assembly 2018

8-13 April, 2018, Vienna, Austria

Poster Presentation

Jin Ma

Title: Dolomite dissolution in natural sandstone during flow-through experiments with CO2-rich brine
Date: 09 April 2018
Time: 17:00 – 19:30
Room: Hall X2


DESTRESS General Assembly and Mid-Term Conference

3-6 April, 2018, Glasgow, UK

Invited Presentation

Jin Ma

Title: Investigation of mineral reactivity in CO2 – bearing solutions
Date: 05 April 2018
Time: 16:00 – 16:20


EGPD2018
9th European Geothermal PhD Days

14 – 16 March 2018, Zurich

Invited Presentation

Martin Saar

Title: Large-scale subsurface energy storage and geothermal energy utilization
Date: 15 March 2018
Time: 09:00 – 09:30
Room: LEE E 101


GEG Meetings

13 March 2018, ETH Zurich

GEG Group Presentation

Xiaodong MA

Title: The variations of in situ stress with lithology in shales, and fault zone rocks?
Date: 13 March 2018
Time: 10:00 – 11:30
Room: NO F55


8th Reactive transport PhD workshop & CEBAMA PhD Meeting

22-23 February 2018, Paul Scherrer Institute, Villigen, Switzerland

Contributed Presentation

Mehrdad Ahkami

Title: Optical flow visualization methods in 3D printed porous media, an experimental approach for better understanding of flow in complex porous media
Date: 23 February 2018
Time: 10:20 – 10:40
Room: OFLG/402


GEG Meetings

20 February 2018, ETH Zurich

GEG Group Presentation

Luise Dambly

Title: On the direct measurement of the shear moduli in transversely isotropic rocks using the uniaxial compression test
Date: 20 February 2018
Time: 10:00 – 11:30
Room: NO F55


43rd Workshop on Geothermal Reservoir Engineering

February 12-14, 2018, Stanford University, Stanford, CA

Contributed Presentation

Edoardo Rossi

Title: Experiments on Rock-Bit Interaction during a Combined Thermo-Mechanical Drilling Method
Date: 13 February 2018
Time: 10:45 – 11:00


GEG Meetings

6 February 2018, ETH Zurich

GEG Group Presentation

Benjamin Adams

Title: Geothermal Electricity Production using Sequestered CO2 in Sedimentary Reservoirs
Date: 06 February 2018
Time: 10:00 – 11:30
Room: NO F55


GEG Meetings

16 January 2018, ETH Zurich

GEG Group Presentation

Anozie Ebigbo

Title: A brief summary of the upcoming SNSF grant on spatial scaling effects in reactive transport in porous media
Date: 16 January 2018
Time: 10:00 – 11:30
Room: NO F55


GEG Meetings

19 December 2017, ETH Zurich

GEG Group Presentation

Edoardo Rossi

Title: Cerchar abrasivity index (CAI) to study rock-tool interaction in a combined thermo-mechanical drilling method
Date: 19 December 2017
Time: 10:00 – 11:30
Room: NO F55


AGU Fall Meeting 2017

11 – 15 December 2017, New Orleans

Invited Presentation

Martin O. Saar

Title: Large temporal scale and capacity subsurface bulk energy storage with CO2
Date: 14 December 2017
Time: 10:20 – 10:35


AGU Fall Meeting 2017

11 – 15 December 2017, New Orleans

Contributed Presentation

Daniel Vogler

Title: Numerical Simulations of Thermo-Mechanical Processes during Thermal Spallation Drilling for Geothermal Reservoirs
Date: 14 December 2017
Time: 09:45 – 10:00


AGU Fall Meeting 2017

11 – 15 December 2017, New Orleans

Contributed Presentation

Friedemann Samrock

Title: Volcanic geothermal system in the Main Ethiopian Rift: insights from 3D MT finite-element inversion and other exploration methods
Date: 13 December 2017
Time: 10:50 – 11:05


DTM Seminar
Carnegie Institution of Washington

7 December 2017, Washington D.C., US

Invited Presentation

Friedemann Samrock

Title: Complex multi-stage magmatic system revealed under geothermal prospect in the Main Ethiopian Rift

Date: 07 December 2017
Time: 14:00 – 14:45


GEG Meetings

7 December 2017, ETH Zurich

GEG Group Presentation

Jin Ma

Title: Preliminary results from reactive experiment and 1-D simulation
Date: 07 December 2017
Time: 10:00 – 11:30
Room: NO F55


PhD research plan defence

5 Dec 2017, ETH Zurich

Invited Presentation

Mehrdad Ahkami

Title: Simultaneous visualization of flow and mineral precipitation in fractured porous media
Date: 05 December 2017
Time: 15:30
Room: NO E 51.1


Geophysical colloquium
ETH

1 December 2017, Zürich

Invited Presentation

Friedemann Samrock

Title: Volcanic geothermal system in the Main Ethiopian Rift: insights from 3D MT finite element inversions and other exploration methods
Date: 01 December 2017
Time: 12:00 – 13:00
Room: NO C44


GEG Meetings

30 November 2017, ETH Zurich

GEG Group Presentation

Mehrdad Ahkami

Title: Visualization of flow and mineral precipitation in fractured porous media
Date: 30 November 2017
Time: 10:00 – 11:30
Room: NO F55


ENE Seminar

23 November 2017, Paul Scherrer Institut (PSI)

Invited Presentation

Martin O. Saar

Title: A combined geothermal energy, bio-energy, carbon capture utilisation and storage power plant with negative carbon emissions. [abstract download]

Date: 23 November 2017
Time: 11:00 – 12:00
Room: PSI WHGA/001


GEG Meetings

21 November 2017, ETH Zurich

GEG Group Presentation

Anniina Kittilä

Title: Analysis and numerical simulation of experimental tracer breakthrough curves from fractured medium
Date: 21 November 2017
Time: 10:00 – 11:30
Room: NO F55


15th Swiss Geoscience Meeting

17 – 18 November 2017, Davos, Switzerland

Invited Presentation

Xiang-Zhao Kong

Title: Alteration of hydrogeochemical properties during reactive flow-through experiments on sandstone specimen using CO2-charged brine
Date: 18 November 2017
Time: 14:45 – 15:00


15th Swiss Geoscience Meeting

17-18 November 2017, Davos, Switzerland

Contributed Presentation

Xiangzhao Kong

Title: Alteration of hydrogeochemical properties during reactive flow-through experiments on sandstone specimen using CO2-charged brine
Date: 18 November 2017


GEG Meetings

16 November 2017, ETH Zurich

GEG Group Presentation

Philipp Schaedle

Title: Investigating the influence of in-fracture variability on transport in fracture networks
Date: 16 November 2017
Time: 10:00 – 11:30
Room: NO F55


GEG Meetings

8 November 2017, ETH Zurich

GEG Group Presentation

Friedemann Samrock

Title: New insights from 3D MT finite-element inversion into a volcanic geothermal system in Ethiopia
Date: 08 November 2017
Time: 10:00 – 11:30
Room: NO F55


GEG Meetings

31 October 2017, ETH Zurich

GEG Group Presentation

Jan Niederau, RWTH Aachen

Title: Interplay between hydrothermal convection and spatial correlation of permeability: insights from analyzing entropy production
Date: 31 October 2017
Time: 10:00 – 11:30
Room: NO F55


Geochemistry of Geothermal Fluids Workshop

26 – 27 October 2017, University of Miskolc, Hungary

Invited Presentation

Xiang-Zhao Kong

Title: Evolution of hydrogeochemical properties during reactive flow-through experiments using CO2-bearing solution
Date: 26 October 2017
Time: 15:50 – 16:10


EERA JPGE General Assembly 2017

19-20 October 2017, Mol, Belgium

Contributed Presentation

Anozie Ebigbo

Title: EERA Joint Programme on Geothermal Energy SP4 Status Report
Date: 19 October 2017


GEG Meetings

17 October 2017, ETH Zurich

GEG Group Presentation

Xiang-Zhao Kong

Title: To percolate or not to percolate: a dynamic response of phase exsolution in a porous medium
Date: 17 October 2017
Time: 10:00 – 11:30
Room: NO F55


PhD research plan defence

29 September 2017, ETH Zurich / ML E 13

Contributed Presentation

Edoardo Rossi

Title: Combined Thermo-Mechanical Drilling: A Novel Technique to Enhance Deep Geothermal Resource Exploitation
Date: 29 September 2017
Time: 15:00 – 16:00
Room: ML E 13


GEG Meetings

26 September 2017, ETH Zurich

GEG Group Presentation

Edoardo Rossi

Title: Combined thermo-mechanical drilling: Investigation on its applicability for deep geothermal resource exploitation
Date: 26 September 2017
Time: 10:00 – 11:30
Room: NO F55


27. Schmucker-Weidelt-Kolloquium für Elektromagnetische Tiefenforschung (EMTF 2017)

25 – 29 September 2017, Breklum

Invited Presentation

Friedemann Samrock

Title: New insights from 3D MT finite-element inversion into a volcanic geothermal system in Ethiopia
Date: 26 September 2017
Time: 11:00 – 11:20


44th IAH 2017 Congress

25-29 September, Dubrovnik

Poster Presentation

Anniina Kittilä

Title: DNA nanotracers in characterization of stimulation enhanced pore space in fractured rock
Date: 25 September 2017
Time: 17:00 – 19:00


PhD research plan defence

22 September 2017, ETHZ NO E 51.1

Contributed Presentation

Jin Ma

Title: Investigation of mineral reactivity in CO2-bearing solutions: Application to CCUS in geothermal reservoirs
Date: 22 September 2017
Time: 15:15 – 16:15
Room: NO E 51.1


GEG Meetings

19 September 2017, ETH Zurich

GEG Group Presentation

Jin Ma

Title: Investigation of mineral reactivity in CO2-bearing solutions: Application to CCUS in geothermal reservoirs
Date: 19 September 2017
Time: 10:00 – 11:30
Room: NO F55


SIAM – Conference on Mathematical and Computational Issues in the Geosciences 2017
Quality assurance and sustainable development of simulation software in the geosciences

11 – 14 September 2017, Erlangen, Germany

Invited Presentation

Allan Leal

Title: Reaktoro: An overview of its software design and algorithms for geochemical and reactive transport modeling
Date: 14 September 2017
Time: 16:50 – 17:10


ETH Industry Day

29 August 2017, ETH-Zurich, Switzerland

Invited Presentation

Martin Saar

Title: Energy research in the Geothermal Energy and Geofluids Group at ETH Zurich
Date: 29 August 2017


The 31st International Symposium of the Society of Core Analysts

28 – 31 August 2017, Vienna

Poster Presentation

Duncan Webster

Title: Linking mineral reactive surface area with its distribution and pore geometry
Date: 28 August 2017


GEG Meetings

22 August 2017, ETH Zurich

GEG Group Presentation

Xiang-Zhao Kong

Title: Determination of hydraulic equivalents for layers of fractured sedimentary rock: Method and application to borehole data from the Hunter Valley, Australia
Date: 22 August 2017
Time: 10:00 – 11:30
Room: NO F55


Goldschmidt Conference 2017

13-18 August 2017, Paris, France

Poster Presentation

Xiangzhao Kong

Title: How much can we interpret mineral surface area with distributions of minerals and pores ?
Date: 17 August 2017


GEG Meetings

15 August 2017, ETH Zurich

GEG Group Presentation

Luise Dambly

Title: On the direct measurement of the shear modulus in transversely isotropic rocks using the uniaxial compression test
Date: 15 August 2017
Time: 10:00 – 11:30
Room: NO F55


Goldschmidt2017
Mineral-fluid Reactions: From Rocks To Atoms. Computer Simulations And Models At Different Scales

13 – 18 August 2017, Paris, France

Invited Presentation

Allan Leal

Title: Reactive transport simulation with equilibrium and kinetic treatment of mineral equilibria
Date: 13 August 2017


Goldschmidt2017
Session: 22b: Advancements in Reactive Transport Simulation Across Scales and Disciplines and in Evolving Porous Media

13 – 18 August 2017, Paris, France

Contributed Presentation

Allan Leal

Title: Why are reactive transport simulations computationally expensive and what can we do about it?
Date: 13 August 2017


GEG Meetings

8 August 2017, ETH Zurich

GEG Group Presentation

Niko Laaksonlaita

Title: Electromagnetic modelling studies for investigation of the Northern Swiss heat flow anomaly
Date: 08 August 2017
Time: 10:45 – 11:30
Room: NO F55


GEG Meetings

8 August 2017, ETH Zurich

GEG Group Presentation

Dandan Li

Title: Linking Induced Seismicity during High-Pressure Fluid Injection to the Hydro-Mechanical Properties of Discrete Fracture Networks.
Date: 08 August 2017
Time: 10:00 – 10:45
Room: NO F55


GEG Meetings

11 July 2017, ETH Zurich

GEG Group Presentation

Susymar Rodriguez de Ponte

Title: Simulating Complex Crack Growth Caused by Stress and Material Heterogeneities
Date: 25 July 2017
Time: 10:00 – 11:30
Room: NO F55


The International Conference on Astronomy & Geophysics in Mongolia

20-22 July 2017, Ulaanbaatar

Invited Presentation

Friedemann Samrock

Title: Towards geophysical exploration of geothermal resources in the Hangai Mountains
Date: 21 July 2017
Time: 16:00 – 16:15
Room: Conference HALL 2 Chinggis hotel


Open Seminar of the Institute for Applied Geophysics and Geothermal Energy

11 July 2017, RWTH Aachen University, Germany

Invited Presentation

Anozie Ebigbo

Title: Inclusion-Based Effective Medium Models for the Permeability of a 3D Fractured Rock Mass
Date: 11 July 2017
Time: 15:00 – 16:00
Room: 0.23 E.ON ERC


GEG Meetings

11 July 2017, ETH Zurich

GEG Group Presentation

Daniel Vogler

Title: Induced Seismicity during Hydraulic Fracturing Experiments Performed at the Grimsel Test Site
Date: 11 July 2017
Time: 10:00 – 11:30
Room: NO F55


GeoProc2017
6th International Conference on Coupled THMC Processes in Geosystems

5 – 7 July 2017, Paris, France

Contributed Presentation

Allan Leal

Title: Fluid-rock interactions in THMC simulations: its numerical challenges and future modeling perspectives
Date: 05 July 2017


GEG Meetings

4 July 2017, ETH Zurich

GEG Group Presentation

Anozie Ebigbo

Title: Inclusion-Based Effective Medium Models for the Permeability of a 3D Fractured Rock Mass
Date: 04 July 2017
Time: 10:00 – 11:30
Room: NO F55


51st Rock Mechanics/Geomechanics Symposium

25-28 June 2017, San Francisco, CA, USA

Contributed Presentation

Edoardo Rossi

Title: The effects of flame-heating on rock strength: Towards a new drilling technology
Date: 27 June 2017


Geothermie-Forum Frauenfeld
Energiestrategie 2050: Was das Votum für die Geothermie bedeutet

20 June 2017, Casino Frauenfeld, Switzerland

Invited Presentation

Martin Saar

Title: Unkonventionelle Geothermie für die Schweiz: Petrothermie und Alternativen
Date: 20 June 2017
Time: 15:00 – 16:00


DARSim

19 May 2017, Delft University of Technology, Netherlands

Invited Presentation

Martin Saar

Title: Combining geothermal energy use with CO2 storage or (enhanced) oil/gas production
Date: 19 May 2017
Time: 12:45 – 13:30
Room: CitG bldg. Room F


9th InterPore
International Conference for Porous Media

09 May 2017, Rotterdam, Netherlands

Contributed Presentation

Raphael Allstadt

Title: Reservoir modeling of a CO2 Plume Geothermal System
Date: 09 May 2017


12th CO2 GEONET Open Forum
Session: New opportunities and synergies for CCS

8 – 9 May 2017, Servolo Island, Venice, Italy

Invited Presentation

Martin Saar

Title: Making CO2 sequestration affordable by coupling it with geothermal energy extraction
Date: 08 May 2017
Time: 16:05 – 16:25


EGU 2017

23 – 28 April 2017, Vienna

Poster Presentation

Edoardo Rossi

Title: Combining conventional and thermal drilling in order to increase speed and reduce costs of drilling operations to access deep geothermal resources.
Date: 27 April 2017
Time: 17:30 – 19:00
Room: Hall X1, X1.50


EGU 2017

23 – 28 April 2017, Vienna

Poster Presentation

Friedemann Samrock

Title: Analysis, results and conclusion of magnetotelluric data acquired in northern Switzerland
Date: 25 April 2017
Time: 17:30 – 19:00
Room: Hall X2, X2.146


Frontiers in Energy Research lecture series

April 2017, ETH Zürich

Contributed Presentation

Edoardo Rossi

Title: Exploration of deep geothermal resources: Towards a new drilling technology
Date: 14 April 2017


Graz University of Technology, Institute of Applied Geosciences

9 March 2017, Graz, Austria

Invited Presentation

Martin Saar

Title: Kombinierte CO2-Sequestration und geothermische Energiegewinnung: Eine CO2-negative, erneuerbare Energie
Date: 09 March 2017


„Ringvorlesung Geothermie“ des Lehrstuhls für Hydrogeologie der Technischen Universität München

25 January 2017, Munich, Germany

Invited Presentation

Martin Saar

Title: DNA Nanotracer and geophysical quantification of pore space connectivity and heat transfer enhancement during EGS development
Date: 25 January 2017