End of 2013

The group is back from AGU. First AGU experience for Yanqing and Salah. Yanqing presented a talk on Monday and a poster on Wednesday, Salah a poster on Wednesday. They both did a great job and are now finalizing writing up the first papers of their PhD. Wim also had great feedback for his poster. […]

School Year is over – Summer plans

The school year is finally over. The summer is important to get some momentum into our projects… here is what we are up to: Yanqing works on two major fronts: bubble dynamics in magma, studying the uptake of trace element during bubble growth for example. The second line of study deals with the effect of […]

Gcube paper out now…

In a collaboration with Olivier Bachmann (ETH, Switzerland), Joe Dufek (GTech), Jean-Louis Vigneresse (Universite Nancy, France) and Andrea Parmigiani (GTech), we developed a model to explain the accumulation and transport of trace metals out of magma chambers by exsolved volatiles. The enrichment and transport of these metals out of shallow magma chambers is a fundamental […]

Welcome to new students

This summer our group is growing with the arrival of two graduate and three postdoctoral students. I am happy to welcome Salah Faroughi, Yanqing Su, Babak Shafei, Caroline Bouvet de Maisonneuve and Andrea Parmigiani. This will be an exciting and fruitful year.