Basin- and crustal-scale flow of hydrothermal fluids.
Analysis of structural, depositional and diagenetic controls on dolostone distribution. Reactivity of dolomitising fluids and controls on permeability in carbonates.
Study of vein dynamics, vein growth and fracture sealing.
Fluid flow and diagenetic reactions in extensional basins and fold and thrust belts.
Experimental, field and numerical studies of deformation localisation and fracturing in anisotropic materials.
Deformation mechanisms and microstructures in polycrystalline aggregates. Numerical simulation of viscous and viscoplastic deformation coupled with recrystallisation processes.
Mechanical stratigraphy in carbonates. Improvement of methods to acquire and upscale statistical properties of fracture networks.
Field and numerical studies of ductile tectonic structures such as folds, shear bands, porphyroblasts/-clasts, pinch-and-swell, etc.
Applied research for the exploration and production of geothermal reservoirs and oil & gas carbonate reservoirs.