James Rice

James Rice

Mallinckrodt Professor of Engineering Sciences and Geophysics
James Rice

Research Interests

Geomechanics including fluid interactions with earth materials and processes: Glacial hydrology and dynamics, rapid underflooding, origin of ice streams; Earthquake rupture dynamics, thermo-hydro-mechanical weakening along faults, landslide processes; Subsurface energy resources and extraction challenges

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Faculty Department

Earth & Planetary Sciences


Virginia Casas 617-496-1456

Contact Information

Pierce 224

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