Omid Dorostkar

I am a (sponsored) Postdoc at University of Oxford (sponsored by University of Oxford and supported by Swiss National Science Foundation) and a Postdoc/Lecturer at ETH Zürich. I study geophysical flows using soft (condensed) matter physics and, in particular, friction and fluid-solid interactions in granular/porous materials. I am also interested in developing predictive models using Artificial Intelligence (Deep/Machine Learning) for understanding the hydro-mechanical behavior of soft (condensed) matter in geophysical flows. My background is in civil engineering, with a specialization in geomechanics from the interdisciplinary perspectives of engineering, geophysics and physics. I earned my PhD from ETH Zürich (2018), my MSc from University of Tehran (2014) and my BSc from Isfahan University of Technology (2012).

For my research I work and collaborate with: 

Prof. Chris MacMinn, University of Oxford, UK

Prof. Jan Carmeliet, ETH Zürich, Switzerland 

Prof. Robert Guyer, LANL, USA 

Dr. Paul Johnson, LANL, USA 

Prof. Chris Marone, Penn State University, USA 

Prof. Karen Daniels, NCSU, USA

Dr. Omid Moradian, ETH Zürich, Switzerland 

Prof. Andrea Liu, University of Pennsylvania, USA 

Prof. Daniel Bonn, University of Amsterdam, Netherlands

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