I am a physicist working on environmental problematics. I am particularly interested in the interactions of a fluid flow with its boundaries, or with an obstacle. I study how these boundaries affect the flow, and how they affect the transport of particles by the flow. This mostly involves tools from non-linear physics and fluid dynamics.
Check out our new GRL paper, Stream-Discharge Surges Generated by Groundwater Flow, about the mechanism at the origin of floods in a small tropical watershed in Guadeloupe!
Come to the MSC PhD and Postdocs Day that we organise on June 12th!
Check out our new PRE paper on the uplift of an elastic membrane by a viscous flow!
Since September 2017 I am working on erosion by dissolution. The flow of a fluid over a solid body is determined by the shape of the body, which imposes its boundaries to the fluid. If the body is soluble, its shape changes through the dissolution. In turn, this change of the fluid boundary affects the flow. We study this feedback mechanism between the flow and the dissolution.
My PhD focused on groundwater flow dynamics. We tried to understand how a groundwater flow can generate rapid flooding. We are now investigating the influence of the flow boundaries on its dynamics.
See the full list here.
At the MSC laboratory:
- Jacques Dumais (U. Adolfo Ibañez)
- Juan de Dios Rivera Agüero (U. Católica de Chile)
- Menka Stojanova (U. Adolfo Ibañez)
- Émilie Pépin (U. Adolfo Ibañez)
- Simon Gravelle (U. Adolfo Ibañez)
- Pascal Raux (U. Adolfo Ibañez)
In Cambridge, at the DAMTP:
In Paris, at the Institut de Physique du Globe de Paris:
In Philadephia, at UPenn:
See also the webpage of ObsErA (Observatoire de l'Eau et de l'Érosion aux Antilles, where you can download and access information on several rivers and catchments in Guadeloupe) and Robert Geoffrion (photos of the Atacama desert, the plant Tillandsia, and fog collectors).
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Laboratoire Matière et Systèmes Complexes
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Université Paris 7 Diderot
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