Centers

CFSES

Center for Frontiers of Subsurface Energy Security (CFSES)

Director(s):

Steven Bryant
 

Lead Institution:

University of Texas at Austin
 

Mission:

To pursue the scientific understanding of multiscale, multiphysics processes and to ensure safe and economically feasible storage of carbon dioxide and other byproducts of energy production without harming the environment.
 

Research Topics:

nuclear (including radiation effects), carbon sequestration
 

Materials Studied:

INTERFACES: gas/liquid, gas/solid, liquid/solid
 
NANOSTRUCTURED MATERIALS: 3D
 

Experimental and Theoretical Methods:

X-ray imaging, surface science, laser diagnostics, molecular dynamics (MD), monte carlo (MC), classical mechanics, continuum modeling, mesoscale modeling, finite element method, multiscale modeling, next generation optimization methods
 

Map of institutions in EFRC

Partner Institutions:


  • Sandia National Laboratories
  • University of Texas at Austin

 

 

 

 

 

BES Staff Contact:

P. Thiyagarajan (Thiyaga)
 
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