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The Benson Lab is a research group in the department of Energy Resources Engineering. We investigate fundamental characteristics of carbon dioxide storage in geologic formations as well as low-carbon energy system modeling and optimization as means of climate change mitigation. 

What's New

Mar 1 2018
Team Flip Your Grid placed first in Columbia University's national energy case competition.
Feb 22 2018
Da Huo works on evaluating oil and gas assets for the finance world. Great to see him using all he learned in ERE. He and his wife just moved into a beautiful new home just cross the Hudson River from Manhattan.

Publications

2017

Using Micro-positron Emission Tomography to Quantify Single and Multiphase Flow in Heterogeneous Reservoirs

Zahasky, Christopher, and Sally M. Benson. 2017. “Using Micro-Positron Emission Tomography to Quantify Single and Multiphase Flow in Heterogeneous Reservoirs.” Energy Procedia 114.

10.1016/j.egypro.2017.03.1660

Pore-scale Evolution of Trapped CO2 at Early Stages Following Imbibition Using Micro-CT Imaging

Garing, Charlotte, Marco Voltolini, Jonathan B. Ajo-Franklin, and Sally M. Benson. 2017. “Pore-Scale Evolution of Trapped CO2 at Early Stages Following Imbibition Using Micro-CT Imaging.” Energy Procedia 114.

10.1016/j.egypro.2017.03.1628

Pore-scale multiphase flow modeling and imaging of CO2 exsolution in Sandstone

Zuo, Lin, Jonathan B. Ajo-Franklin, Marco Voltolini, Jil T. Geller, and Sally M. Benson. 2017. “Pore-Scale Multiphase Flow Modeling and Imaging of CO2 Exsolution in Sandstone.” Journal of Petroleum Science and Engineering 155.

10.1016/j.petrol.2016.10.011