Simulation of Fluid-Driven Fracture Propagation

Modeling and simulation of fluid-driven fracture propagation to gain improved understanding is a subject of great scientific, industrial and societal interest. This two-day workshop assembles several of the most prominent researchers in this exciting field to present the state of the art, debate novel computational strategies, identify trends and challenges in industrial applications, and discuss experimental validation and verification. 
When: April 8th and 9th , 2015
Where: Ceres building, CE0.31, TU/e campus

Confirmed speakers:
Tobias Backers – Geomecon GmbH – Germany
Andreas Bauer – SINTEF Petroleum Research – Norway
René de Borst – University of Glasgow – UK
Blaise Bourdin – Louisiana State University – USA
Branko Damjanac – Itasca Consulting Group – USA
Georg Dresen – GFZ Potsdam – Germany
Anthony Peirce – University of British Columbia – Canada
Josef Shaoul – Fenix Consulting Delft – The Netherlands
Janos Urai - RWTH Aachen University - Germany
Mary Wheeler – University of Texas at Austin – USA
Sau-Wai Wong – Shell International Exploration and Production Inc. – USA

Harald van Brummelen – Eindhoven University of Technology
Clemens Verhoosel – Eindhoven University of Technology
Andreas Reinicke – Shell Global Solutions