Sunday, 23 June 2024

8:00 AM – 5:00 PM


Organizers: Kan Wu, Texas A&M University, and Ge Jin, Colorado School of Mines
Cost: $175; includes continental breakfast, lunch, and breaks.
Sponsored by the ARMA Technical Committee on Hydraulic Fracturing.

Distributed fiber optic sensing for geomechanical applications

Workshop description

This one-day workshop briefly overviews the current and evolving state of the technology, explores its applications and limitations in different subsurface activities, and evaluates the benefits the measurements can offer. The workshop will bring together operators, service companies, academics and other professionals to discuss the technology in four sessions.

Workshop agenda (PDF)

Sunday, 23 June 2024

9:00 AM – 12:00 PM


Organizer: Shahrzad Roshankhah, University of Utah
Cost: Free.

NSF Program Director session

Workshop description

This workshop provides an opportunity to connect with Dr. Giovanna Biscontin, Program Director, Engineering for Civil Infrastructure (ECI) at the National Science Foundation. In this meeting, you will have the chance to gain valuable insights into ECI’s funding priorities, learn how to craft a successful grant proposal, and network with fellow researchers to exchange ideas.

Sunday, 23 June 2024

1:00 PM – 5:00 PM


Organizers: Aly Abdelaziz, Petronas Canada; Hiroki Sone, University of Wisconsin-Madison; Mehrdad Imani Tilenoe, Colorado School of Mines; Maciej Trzeciak, University of Wisconsin- Madison; and Zhi Ye, South Dakota School of Mines and Technology
Cost: Free.

Fundamentals of experimental rock mechanics

Workshop description

This workshop is designed for students and practitioners involved in laboratory experiments. It will include discussion of technical issues among workshop participants.