Research Areas:
Research Interests:
  • Melt production, extraction and transport through the crust.
  • Bubble dynamics and its effect on rheology, heat and mass transport in magmas.
  • Porous media flows (single and multiphase), heat and chemical transport in groundwater flows.
  • Diffusion timescales in crystals.
Education:
  • Ph.D. Earth and Planetary Sciences, University of California, Berkeley, 2009
  • B.Sc. Physics, University of Geneva, Switzerland, 2004
  • M.Sc. Earth Sciences, University of Geneva, Switzerland, 2001
  • B.Sc. Earth Sciences, University of Geneva, Switzerland, 1998
  • Class of 1940, Teaching Effectiveness Award, Georgia Institute of Technology, 2014
  • NSF CAREER award, 2014
  • Paul Niggli Medal, Swiss Society of Mineralogy and Petrology, 2010
  • Swiss postdoctoral fellow, 2009
  • Louderback award, UC. Berkeley, 2009