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Center for Nanoscale Controls on Geologic CO2 (NCGC)

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Director

Donald DePaolo


Lead Institution

Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory


Year Established

2009


Mission

To enhance the performance and predictability of subsurface storage systems by understanding the molecular and nanoscale origins of CO2 trapping processes, and developing computational tools to translate to larger-scale systems.


Research Topics

mechanical behavior, carbon capture, carbon sequestration, mesostructured materials, materials and chemistry by design


Materials Studied

Materials: None

Interfaces: organic/organic, gas/liquid, gas/solid, liquid/solid, solid/solid

Nanostructured Materials: None


Experimental and Theoretical Methods

X-ray diffraction and scattering, X-ray spectroscopy, electron microscopy, neutron diffraction and scattering, classical mechanics, continuum modeling, mesoscale modeling, multiscale modeling, extreme scale computing


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Partner Institutions

  • Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory 
  • Ohio State University
  • Oak Ridge National Laboratory
  • Purdue University
  • Stanford University
  • Washington University in St. Louis 

BES Staff Contact

P. Thiyagarajan (Thiyaga)

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