Dynamics of fluid–solid systems with chemical, mechanical and thermodynamic interactions between phases.
- Applications to geophysical systems.
- Pattern formation in two-phase systems. Fluid focusing and localization. Shear and reactive instability in partially molten materials.
- Volcanism at the boundaries of tectonic plates. Reactive flow of magma and hydrous fluids through the mantle. Geochemical predictions and comparison with geochemical observations.
- The integration of large-scale computation, analytical theory and laboratory fluid dynamics experiments.