Publications

Journal articles

Akanji, L., G. Nasr, and S. Matthäi. “Estimation of hydraulic anisotropy of unconsolidated granular packs using finite element methods.” The International Journal of Multiphysics 7.2 (2016).

Godinho, Jose RA, Kirill M. Gerke, Andrew G. Stack, and Peter D. Lee. “The dynamic nature of crystal growth in pores.” Scientific Reports 6 (2016).

Sedaghat, Mohammad H, Kirill Gerke, Siroos Azizmohammadi, and Stephan K Matthäi. “Simulation-Based Determination of Relative Permeability in Laminated Rocks.” Energy Procedia 97, (2016): 433–439.

Milliotte, C., Jonoud, S., Wennberg, O.-P., Matthäi, S. K., Jurkiw, A., Mosser, L. (in press.). Well-data-based discrete fracture and matrix modelling and flow- based upscaling of multilayer carbonate reservoir horizons. In: Ashton, M., Dee, S. J. & Wennberg, O. P. (eds) Subseismic-Scale Reservoir Deformation. Geological Society, London, Special Publications, 459., https://doi.org/ 10.1144/SP459.7

Yapparova, Alina, Tatyana Gabellone, Fiona Whitaker, Dmitrii A. Kulik, and Stephan K. Matthäi. “Reactive Transport Modelling of Dolomitisation Using the New CSMP++ GEM Coupled Code: Governing Equations, Solution Method and Benchmarking Results.” Transport in Porous Media (2016): 1–29.

S. Bazrafkan, S.K. Matthäi and J.E. Mindel, The Finite-element-centered Finite- Volume Discretization Method (FECFVM) for Multiphase Transport in Porous Media with Sharp Material Discontinuities. (EAGE) ECMOR XIV - 14th European Conference on the Mathematics of Oil Recovery. DOI: 10.3997/ 2214–4609.20141841, 17 p. (Sept. 2014).

Yapparova, A., Matthäi, S. K., Driesner, T., Realistic simulation of an aquifer thermal energy storage: Effects of injection temperature, well placement and groundwater flow. Energy 76:1, 1011–18, Elsevier (2014).

Mosser, L. and Matthäi, S. K., Tesselations stable under iteration. DFNE - International Discrete Fracture Network Engineering Conference, Vancouver Canada, 14 p. (Oct 19–22, 2014).

Milliotte, C. and Matthäi, S. K., “From seismic interpretation to reservoir model: An integrated study accounting for the structural complexity of the Vienna basin using an unstructured reservoir grid.” EAGE First Break, May (2014).

Geiger, S. and Matthäi, S. K., What can we learn from high-resolution numerical simulations of single- and multi-phase fluid flow in fractured outcrop analogues? Geological Society, London, Special Publications 374, 125-144, doi: 10.1144/ SP374.8 (2014).

Matthäi, S. K., Bazr-Afkan, S., “Simulation of gas-oil-gravity drainage: comparison of the dual continuum with the discrete fracture and matrix approach.”  2nd EAGE Workshop on Naturally Fractured Reservoirs, Muscat, Oman, 8-12 December (2013).

Milliotte, C. and Matthäi, S. K., “3D deterministic multi-level fracture and matrix flow model of a layered platform carbonate reservoir analog in the Moroccan High Atlas.” Second EAGE Workshop on Naturally Fractured Reservoirs, Muscat, Oman, 8–11 December (2013).

Milliotte, C., Matthäi, S. K., Tring, N., Phuoc, N. L., and Doan, T., “Exploring a new characterization, modeling, and simulation workflow for Vietnamese basement reservoirs, 75th EAGE Conference & Exhibition incorporating SPE EUROPEC 2013, London, UK, 10-13 June (2013).

Yapparova, A., Mindel, J., Maierhofer, M., Matthäi, S. K., “Geothermal Simulation Applied to the Optimization of Underground Energy Storage Systems.” Second Sustainable Earth Science Conference and Exhibition, SES, Pau, France (2013).

Matthäi, S. K., Bazr-Afkan, S., Lang, P. and Milliotte, C., “Prediction of fracture-matrix ensemble relative permeability in naturally fractured hydrocarbon reservoirs.”  ECMOR XIII, European Conf. Mathematics of Oil Recovery, Biarritz, France, September 10-13 (2012).

Lang, P., Bazr-Afkan, S., Steinecker, S. and Matthäi, S. K., “Stress-dependent anisotropy of relative permeabilities in naturally fractured reservoirs.”  ECMOR XIII, European Conf. Mathematics of Oil Recovery, Biarritz, France, September 10–13 (2012).

Nick, H. M. and Matthäi, S., “Comparison of Three FE-FV Numerical Schemes for Single- and Two-Phase Flow Simulation Fractured Porous Media.” in: Transport in Porous Media, S. 421–444, (2011).

Nick, H. M. and Matthäi, S. “A Hybrid Finite-Element Finite-Volume Method with Embedded Discontinuities for Solute Transport in Heterogeneous Media.” in: Vadose Zone Journal 10:1, 299–312 (2011).

Nick, H. M.; Paluszny, A.; Blunt, M. J.; Matthäi, S., “Role of geomechanically grown fractures on dispersive transport in heterogenous geological formations.” in: Physical Reviews E, 84:5, 1401–1410 (2011).

Bazrafkan, S. and Matthäi, S. K. [2011] A new hybrid simulation method for multiphase flow on unstructured grids with discrete representations of material interfaces.” IAMG conference publication, 12p., doi:10.5242/iamg.2011.0120, Salzburg, September 5-9th, 2011.

Matthäi, S.K., “Understanding flow in naturally fractured reservoirs with the aid of numerical simulation.” proceedings paper accompanying keynote at EAGE Workshop on Naturally and Hydraulically Induced Fractured Reservoirs, Nafplio, Greece, April 10–13 (2011).

Agar, S., Geiger, S., Matthäi, S. K. et al., “The impact of hierarchical fracture networks on flow partitioning in carbonate reservoirs: Examples based on a Jurassic carbonate ramp analog from the High Atlas, Morocco, SPE135135, SPE Ann. Tech. Conf. & Exhibition, Florence, Italy, 19–22 September (2010).

Paluszny, A.; Matthäi, S., “Impact of fracture development on the effective permeability of porous rocks as determined by 2D discrete fracture growth modeling 1.”  in: Journal of Geophysical Research B,  115:2, 1–18 (2010).

Matthäi, S.; Nick, H. M.; Pain, C.; Neuweiler, I., “Simulation of Solute Transport Through Fractured Rock: A Higher-Order Accurate Finite-Element Finite-Volume Method Permitting Large Time Steps.” in: Transport in Porous Media 83:2, 289–318 (2010).

Paluszny, A., and S. K. Matthäi, “Impact of fracture development on the effective permeability of porous rocks as determined by 2D discrete fracture growth modeling.” Journal of Geophysical Research, doi:10.1029/2008JB006236 (2009).

Matthaei, S. K. and Maghami-Nick, H., “Upscaling two-phase flow in naturally fractured reservoirs.” AAPG Bulletin 93:11, 1-12 (2009).

Belayneh, M., S. K. Matthaei, M. J. Blunt, and S. Rogers, “Comparison between deterministic with stochastic fracture models in water-flooding numerical simulations.” AAPG Bulletin, v. 93 (2009).

Adriana Paluszny and Stephan K. Matthaei, “Impact of fracture development on the effective permeability of porous rocks as determined by 2D discrete fracture growth modeling” Journal of Geophysical Research - Solid Earth, in press 2009 (reference 2008JB006236RR).

Xavier Garcia, Lateef T. Akanji, Martin J. Blunt, Stephan K. Matthaei, and John Paul Latham, “Numerical study of the effects of particle shape and polydispersity on permeability.” Phys. Rev. E 80, 021304 (2009).

Adriana Paluszny and Stephan K. Matthaei, “Numerical modeling of discrete multi-crack growth applied to pattern formation in geological brittle media. International Journal of Solids and Structures, Vol. 46, No. 18-19. (September 2009), pp. 3383-3397.

Geiger, S., Matthaei, S., Niessner, J., and Helmig, R., “Black-Oil simulations for three-component, three-phase flow in fractured porous media.” SPE107485, SPE Journal, 6, 338-354, June (2009).

Stephan K. Matthaei . Hamidreza M. Nick .Christopher Pain . Insa Neuweiler, “Simulation of Solute Transport Through Fractured Rock: A Higher-Order Accurate Finite-Element Finite-Volume Method Permitting Large Time Steps.” Transport in Porous Media, DOI 10.1007/s11242-009-9440-z (2009).

Lateef T. Akanji . Stephan K. Matthäi, “Finite Element-Based Characterization of Pore-Scale Geometry and Its Impact on Fluid Flow.” Transport in Porous Media. 19 p., doi10.1007/s11242-009-9400-7 (2009).

K. Stuewe, J. Robl and S. Matthaei, “Erosional decay of the Yucca Mountain crest, Nevada.” Geomorphology, 108:3-4, 200-208, doi:10.1016/j.geomorph.2009.01.008.

Coumou, D., Matthäi, S. K., Geiger, S., and Driesner, T. “A parallel FE-FV scheme to solve fluid flow in complex geologic media, Computers & Geosciences 34:12, 1697-1707, doi:10.1016/j.cageo.2007.11.010 (2008).

Matthaei, S.K., Mezentsev, A., and Belayneh, M., “Finite-Element Node-Centered Finite-Volume experiments with fractured rock represented by unstructured hybrid element meshes,” SPE Reservoir Evaluation & Engineering, 10:6, 740-756 (2007).

Linde, N., Jougnot, D., Revil, A., Matthäi, S.K., Arora, T., Renard, D., and Doussan, C., “Streaming current generation in two-phase flow conditions.” Geophysical Research Letters 34, L03306, doi:10.1029/2006GL028878 (2007).

Revil, A., Linde, N., Cerepi, A., Matthäi, S.K., and Finsterle, S., “Electrokinetic coupling in unsaturated porous media,” Journal of Colloid and Interface Science 313, 315 - 327, ISSN: 0021-9797 (2007).

Paluszny, A., Matthaei, S.K., and Hohmeyer, M., “Hybrid Finite Element Finite Volume Discretisation of complex geologic structures and a new simulation workflow demonstrated on fractured rocks.” Geofluids 7, 186-208 doi: 10.1111/j.1468-8123.2007.00180.x (2007).

Belayneh, M., Geiger, S., Matthäi, S. K., “Numerical simulation of water injection into layered fractured carbonate reservoir analogues.” American Association of Petroleum Geologists Bulletin 90, 1-21 (Oct 2006).

Geiger, S., Driesner, T., Heinrich, C. A., Matthäi, S. K.,  “Multiphase thermohaline convection in the earth's crust: I. A new finite element - finite volume solution technique combined with a new equation of state for NaCl-H2O.” Transport in Porous Media 63, 399 - 434 (2006).

Geiger, S., Driesner, D., Heinrich, C. A., Matthaei, S. K., “Multiphase thermohaline convection in the Earth's crust: II. Benchmarking and application of a finite element - finite volume solution technique with a NaCl-H2O equation of state.” Transport in Porous Media, 63, 435-461, (2006).

Coumou, D., Driesner, T., Geiger, S., Heinrich, C. A. and Matthaei, S. K., “The dynamics of mid-ocean ridge hydrothermal systems: Splitting plumes and fluctuating vent temperatures.” Earth and Planetary Science Letters 245:1-2, 218-231 (May 2006).

Belayneh, M., Masihi, M., Matthäi, S. K., King, P., “Prediction of vein connectivity using the percolation approach: model test with field data,” Journal of Geophysics and Engineering 3, 219 - 229 (2006).

Geiger, S., Driesner, T., Matthaei, S. K., and Heinrich, C. A., “On the dynamics of thermohaline convection in the earth's crust.” Journal of Geophysical Research 110, B07101 (2005).

Geiger, S., Driesner, T., Heinrich, C. A., Matthaei, S. K., “Coupled heat and salt transport around cooling magmatic intrusions,” Geochimica Cosmochimica Acta, 69, A739 - A739 (2005).

Matthaei, S. K., Mezentsev, A. A., Pain, C. C., “A high-order TVD transport method for hybrid meshes on complex geological geometry, International Journal for Numerical Methods in Fluids, 47, 1181-1187 (2005).

Geiger, S., Roberts, S., Matthaei, S. K., Zoppou, C. and Burri, A., “Combining finite element and finite volume methods for efficient multi-phase flow simulation in highly heterogeneous and geometrically complex porous media.” Geofluids, 4, (2004).

Matthaei, S. K. and Belayneh, M., “Fluid flow partitioning between fractures and a permeable rock matrix” Geophysical Research Letters, 31:7, L07602, doi:10.1029/2003GL019027 (paper includes the magazine cover and was presented as an AGU publication highlight) (2004).

Matthaei, S. K., Heinrich, C. A., Driesner, T, “Is the Mount Isa copper deposit the product of forced brine convection in the footwall of a major reverse fault ?” Geology 32:4, 357-360 (2004). Also published reply to comment in Octobre 2004.

Matthaei, S.K., 2003,  Fluid flow and (reactive) transport in fractured and faulted rock. Journal of Geochemical Exploration 78-79, 179-182.

Geiger, S., Haggerty, R., Dilles, J. H., Reed, M. H., Matthaei, S. K. 2002, New insights from reactive transport modelling: the formation of the sericitic vein envelopes during early hydrothermal alteration at Butte, Montana. Geofluids 2:3, 185-193.

Garofalo, P., Matthaei, S. K., Heinrich, C. A., 2002, Three-dimensional geometry, ore distribution and time-integrated mass transfer through the quartz-tourmaline-gold vein network of the Sigma deposit (Abitibi belt, Canada): Geofluids 2:3, 217-225.

Matthaei, S.K., 2000, invited review of “Fractures, Fluid Flow and Mineralization” Geol. Soc. Spec. Publ. No. 155: In Journal of Structural Geology 22:2, 277-280.

Weinberg, R. and Matthaei, S.K., 1999, invited book review of “Deformation-enhanced fluid transport in the Earth's crust and mantle” Elsevier, Amsterdam, Netherlands. In Tectonophysics 313:3, 329-332.

Matthaei, S.K., Aydin, A., Pollard, D.D., and Roberts, S.G., 1998, Simulation of transient well-test signatures for geologically realistic faults in sandstone reservoirs. SPE Journal, SPE 38442.

Matthaei, S.K. and Roberts, S., The influence of fault permeability on single-phase fluid flow near fault-sand intersections: Results from steady-state high-resolution models of pressure-driven fluid flow. AAPG Bulletin 80:11, 1763-1779.

Matthaei, S.K., and Fischer, G., 1996, Quantitative modeling of fault-fluid-discharge and fault-dilation-induced fluid-pressure variations in the seismogenic zone. Geology, 24:2, 183-186.

Matthaei, S.K., and Henley, R.W., 1996, Geochemistry and depositional environment of the gold-mineralized Proterozoic Koolpin Formation, Pine Creek Inlier, Northern Australia: A Comparison with Modern Shale Sequences. Precambrian Research 78, 211-235.

Matthaei, S.K., Henley, R.W., Heinrich, C.A., 1995, Gold precipitation by fluid-mixing in bedding-parallel fractures near carbonaceous slates at the Cosmopolitan Howley gold deposit, Northern Australia. Economic Geology 90:8, 2123-2142.

Matthaei, S.K., Binns, R.A., Henley, R.W., Andrew, A.S., Carr, G.H., Bacigalupo-Rose, S., French, D.H., and McAndrew, J., 1995, Intrusion-related, high-temperature gold-quartz veining at the Cosmopolitan Howley metasedimentary rock-hosted gold deposit, Northern Territory, Australia. Economic Geology 90:5, 1012-1045.

Henley, R.W., Matthaei, S.K., and Kavanagh, M.E., 1994, Hypothermal vein mineralisation at the Cosmopolitan Howley gold deposit, Northern Territory. AusIMM Bulletin 5, September 1994.

v. Engelhardt, W., Matthaei, S.K., Walzebuck, J., 1992, Araguainha impact crater, Brazil. I. The interior part of the uplift. Meteoritics 27, 442-457.

Contributions to books edited by others

Matthäi, S. K., Geiger, S., Roberts, S. G., Paluszny, A., Belayneh, M., Burri, A., Mezentsev, A., Lu, H., Coumou, D., Driesner, T., and Heinrich, C. A.,

"Numerical simulation of multi-phase fluid flow in structurally complex reservoirs, In: Jolley, S. J., Barr, D., Walsh, J. J., & Knipe, R. J., editor, Structurally Complex Reservoirs, Geological Society London Spec. Publ., 292, 405–429 (2007).

Belayneh, M, Matthäi, S K, Cosgrove, J, “The implications of fracture swarms in the Chalk of SE England on the tectonic history of the basin and their impact on fluid flow in high-porosity, low-permeability rocks,” In: Ries, A. C., Butler, R. W. H. & Graham, R. H., editor, Deformation of the Continental Crust: Geological Society London Spec. Publ., 291, 499–517 (2007).

Matthaei, S.K., Roberts, S.G., Aydin, A., and Pollard, D.D., 1998, Numerical simulation of departures from radial drawdown in a faulted sandstone reservoir with joints and deformation bands. In Royal Soc. London Spec. Publ., (eds. Knipe) Faulting, Fault Sealing and Fluid Flow in Hydrocarbon Reservoirs, Geological Society of London, Spec. Publ., 147, 157-191.

Matthaei, S.K. and Roberts, S., 1996, Transient versus continuous fluid flow in seismically-active faults: An investigation by electric analog and numerical modeling. In (book) Fluid Flow and Transport in Rocks: Mechanisms and Effects Chapmann & Hall, chapter 16, 263-295.

Proceedings

Huangfu, Q., Reid, F., Matthäi, S., Coumou, D., Geiger, S., Belayneh, M., Fricke, C., and Schmid, K.,“Massively parallel sector-scale discrete fracture and matrix simulations.” SPE Reservoir Simulation Symposium, 2-4 February 2009, The Woodlands, Texas, USA (2009).

Geiger, S, Matthäi, S K, Niessner, J, and Helmig, R, “Black-oil simulations for three component - three phase flow in fractured porous media,” SPE Europec/EAGE Annual Conference and Exhibition, Richardson, Texas, USA, Society of Petroleum Engineering, 1–14 (2007).

Matthäi, S. K., Mezentsev, A., and Belayneh, M., “Control-Volume Finite-Element two-phase flow experiments with fractured rock represented by unstructured 3D hybrid meshes”, SPE93341, Proc. SPE Reservoir Simulation Symposium, Houston Texas, 31 January–2 February, (2005).

Matthäi, S. K., “Understanding the Influence of Faults and Fractures on Sub-Surface Fluid Flow: What can be achieved by Numerical Simulations Today ?” in “Fault Zone Characterization for Tectonic Numerical Modelling” Connolly, P. ed (Proc. Int. Workshop, 9-12th November, Frankfurt, Germany, 2001).

Matthäi, S. K. and Garofalo, “Three-dimensional shear zone and joint geometry and permeability in the Sigma Gold Mine, Canada” in Stanley, C. J. et al. ed (Proc. Fifth Biennal SGA Meeting and the Tenth Quadrennial IAGOD Symposium, London, Aug. 22-24th, London, 2, 1411-1414, 1999).

Matthäi, S. K., “Irregular alteration envelopes of mineralized fractures as a product of directed fluid flow and/or chemical dispersion ?” in “Mineral Deposits: Research and Exploration - Where do they meet ?”, Papunen, H. ed (Proc. SEG Symposium, August 1997, Turku, Finland, 237-239, Balkema Rotterdam, 1997).

Roberts, S.G., and Matthäi, S.K., “High-resolution potential flow methods in oil exploration” in “Computational Techniques and Applications Conference” World Scientific Publications (Proc. Int. Conf. Melbourne, Australia, July 1995).

Matthaei, S.K., 2001, “Understanding the Influence of Faults and Fractures on Sub-Surface Fluid Flow: What can be achieved by Numerical Simulations Today ? - International Workshop entitled “Fault Zone Characterization for Tectonic Numerical Modelling", 9-12th November, Frankfurt, Germany.

Matthaei, S.K. and Garofalo, 1999, “Three-dimensional shear zone and joint geometry and permeability in the Sigma Gold Mine, Canada. In (Stanley, C. J. et al.) Proceedings of the Fifth Biennal SGA Meeting and the Tenth Quadrennial IAGOD Symposium, London, Aug. 22–24th, London, 2, 1411-1414.

Matthaei, S.K., 1997, “Irregular alteration envelopes of mineralized fractures as a product of directed fluid flow and/or chemical dispersion ?: in Papunen, H. (ed.), Mineral Deposits: Research and Exploration - Where do they meet ?: Ext. Abstr., SEG Symposium, August 1997, Turku, Finland, 237–239, Balkema Rotterdam.

Roberts, S.G., and Matthaei, S.K., 1996, “High-resolution potential flow methods in oil exploration: in Proceedings Computational Techniques and Applications Conference, Melbourne, Australia, July 1995, World Scientific Publications.

Technical reports

Matthäi, S. K., “The State-of-the-Art in Upscaling of Two Phase Flow in Fractured Rock,” NDA (formerly NIREX), UK, 72 p. (2007).

Geiger, S., Roberts, S., Matthaei, S. K., and Zoppou, C., 2001, Modelling Multi-Phase Flow in the Earth's Crust using Node-Centered Finite Volumes on Unstructured Finite Element Grids. Mathematics Research Report, The Australian National University, School of Mathematical Sciences, MRR01-023, 16 p.

Roberts, S.G., and Matthaei, S.K., 1996, High-resolution potential flow methods in oil exploration: Mathematics research reports. no. MRR 003-96, Centre for Mathematics and its applications, School of Mathematical Sciences, Australian National University, Canberra, Australia, 9 p.

Non refereed publications

Matthaei, S. K., and Roberts, S.G., 1999, The Complex Systems Platform CSP3D3.0: User’s Guide, 2nd ed., ETH Research Reports, 125 p.

Matthaei, S. K., Geiger, S. and Roberts, S.G., 2001, The Complex Systems Platform CSP3D3.0: User’s Guide, 3rd ed., ETH Research Reports. 150 p.

Research studies conducted with CSMP++

Paluszny, A., Zimmermann, R. W., “A disk-shaped domain integral method for the computation of stress intensity factors using tetrahedral meshes.” Int. J. Solids and Structures 69–70, 230–251 (2015).

S. Bazrafkan, S.K. Matthäi and J.E. Mindel, The Finite-element-centered Finite- Volume Discretization Method (FECFVM) for Multiphase Transport in Porous Media with Sharp Material Discontinuities. (EAGE) ECMOR XIV - 14th European Conference on the Mathematics of Oil Recovery. DOI: 10.3997/ 2214-4609.20141841, 17 p. (Sept. 2014).

Yapparova, A., Matthäi, S. K., Driesner, T., Realistic simulation of an aquifer thermal energy storage: Effects of injection temperature, well placement and groundwater flow. Energy 76:1, 1011-18, Elsevier (2014).

Lang, P. S., A. Paluszny, and R.W. Zimmerman, 2014, Permeability tensor of three-dimensional fractured porous rock and a comparison to trace map predictions, Journal of Geophysical Research: Solid Earth, v. 119, no. 8, p. 6288–6307.

Milliotte, C. and Matthäi, S. K., “From seismic interpretation to reservoir model: An integrated study accounting for the structural complexity of the Vienna basin using an unstructured reservoir grid.” EAGE First Break, May (2014).

Geiger, S. and Matthäi, S. K., What can we learn from high-resolution numerical simulations of single- and multi-phase fluid flow in fractured outcrop analogues? Geological Society, London, Special Publications 374, 125-144, doi: 10.1144/ SP374.8 (2014).

Matthäi, S. K., Bazr-Afkan, S., “Simulation of gas-oil-gravity drainage: comparison of the dual continuum with the discrete fracture and matrix approach.”  2nd EAGE Workshop on Naturally Fractured Reservoirs, Muscat, Oman, 8-12 December (2013).

Milliotte, C. and Matthäi, S. K., “3D deterministic multi-level fracture and matrix flow model of a layered platform carbonate reservoir analog in the Moroccan High Atlas.” Second EAGE Workshop on Naturally Fractured Reservoirs, Muscat, Oman, 8-11 December (2013).

Milliotte, C., Matthäi, S. K., Tring, N., Phuoc, N. L., and Doan, T., “Exploring a new characterization, modeling, and simulation workflow for Vietnamese basement reservoirs, 75th EAGE Conference & Exhibition incorporating SPE EUROPEC 2013, London, UK, 10-13 June (2013).

Matthäi, S. K., Bazr-Afkan, S., Lang, P. and Milliotte, C., “Prediction of fracture-matrix ensemble relative permeability in naturally fractured hydrocarbon reservoirs.”  ECMOR XIII, European Conf. Mathematics of Oil Recovery, Biarritz, France, September 10-13 (2012).

Lang, P., Bazr-Afkan, S., Steinecker, S. and Matthäi, S. K., “Stress-dependent anisotropy of relative permeabilities in naturally fractured reservoirs.”  ECMOR XIII, European Conf. Mathematics of Oil Recovery, Biarritz, France, September 10-13 (2012).

S. Bazrafkan, S.K. Matthäi and J.E. Mindel, The Finite-element-centered Finite- Volume Discretization Method (FECFVM) for Multiphase Transport in Porous Media with Sharp Material Discontinuities. (EAGE) ECMOR XIV - 14th European Conference on the Mathematics of Oil Recovery. DOI: 10.3997/ 2214-4609.20141841, 17 p. (Sept. 2014).

Gruen, G., Weis, P., Driesner, T., DeRonde, C.E., Heinrich, C.A., “Hydrodynamic modeling of magmatic–hydrothermal activity at submarine arc volcanoes, with implications for ore formation.” EPSL 404, 307-318 (2014).

Weis, P., Driesner, T., Coumou, D., Geiger, S., “Hydrothermal, multiphase convection of H2O-NaCl fluidsfrom ambient to magmatic temperatures: a new numericalscheme and benchmarks for code comparison.” Geofluids 14, 347-371 (2014).

Main, I., Geiger, S., Annewandter, R., “High-Resolution Numerical Simulations of Capillary Trapping of CO2 in Fractured Formations.” SPE166002 (2013).

Maier, C. and Geiger, S., “Combining Unstructured Grids, Discrete Fracture Representation and Dual-Porosity Models for Improved Simulation of Naturally Fractured Reservoirs.” SPE166049 (2013).

Geiger, S., Dentz, M., Neuweiler, I., “A novel multi-rate dual-porosity model for improved simulation of fractured and multi-porosity reservoirs.” SPE148130 (2013).

Maier, C., Schmid, K., Geiger, S., “Multi-Rate Mass-Transfer Dual-Porosity Modelling Using the Exact Analytical Solution for Spontaneous Imbibition.” SPE164926 (2013).

Elfeel, A. and Geiger, S., “Static and Dynamic Assessment of DFN Permeability Upscaling.” SPE154369 (2012).

Weiss, P., Driesner, T., and Heinrich, C. A., Porphyry-copper ore shells form at stable pressure-temperature fronts within dynamic fluid plumes. Science, 338:6114, 1613-1616  (Dec. 2012).

Gruen, G., Weis, P., Driesner, T., DeRonde, C.E., Heinrich, C.A., “Fluid-Flow Patterns at Brothers Volcano, Southern Kermadec Arc: Insights from Geologically Constrained Numerical Simulations.”, Economic Geology 107:8, 1595-1611 (2012).

Yan Zaretskiy, Sebastian Geiger, Ken Sorbie, Malte Förster, “Efficient flow and transport simulations in reconstructed 3D pore geometries.” Advances in Water Resources, doi:10.1016/j.advwatres.2010.08.008(2010).

Elfeel, A., Couples, G., Geiger, S., Ma, J., “Upscaled Multi-Phase Flow Properties of Fracture Corridors.” SPE139463 (2010).

Nick, H. M.; Paluszny, A., Blunt, M. J., and Matthäi, S., “Role of geomechanically grown fractures on dispersive transport in heterogeneous geological formations.” Physical Review E 84, 056301, 9 p. (2011).

Nick, H. M.; Matthäi, S., “Comparison of Three FE-FV Numerical Schemes for Single- and Two-Phase Flow Simulation Fractured Porous Media.” in: Transport in Porous Media, S. 421–444, (2011).

Nick, H. M.; Matthäi, S. “A Hybrid Finite-Element Finite-Volume Method with Embedded Discontinuities for Solute Transport in Heterogeneous Media.” in: Vadose Zone Journal 10:1, 299–312 (2011).

Nick, H. M.; Paluszny, A.; Blunt, M. J.; Matthäi, S., “Role of geomechanically grown fractures on dispersive transport in heterogenous geological formations.” in: Physical Reviews E, 84:5, 1401–1410 (2011).

Paluszny, A. and Zimmermann, R. W., “Numerical simulation of multiple 3D fracture propagation using arbitrary meshes.” Comput. Methods Appl. Mech. Engrg. 200, 953–966 (2011).

Paluszny, A.; Matthäi, S., “Impact of fracture development on the effective permeability of porous rocks as determined by 2D discrete fracture growth modeling 1.”  in: Journal of Geophysical Research B,  115:2, 1–18 (2010).

Matthäi, S.; Nick, H. M.; Pain, C.; Neuweiler, I., “Simulation of Solute Transport Through Fractured Rock: A Higher-Order Accurate Finite-Element Finite-Volume Method Permitting Large Time Steps.” in: Transport in Porous Media 83:2, 289–318 (2010).

Geiger, S. and Emmanuel, S. “Non-Fourier thermal transport in fractured geological media.” Water Resources Research 46, W07504 (2010).

Paluszny, A., and S. K. Matthäi, “Impact of fracture development on the effective permeability of porous rocks as determined by 2D discrete fracture growth modeling.” Journal of Geophysical Research, doi:10.1029/2008JB006236 (2009).

Matthäi, S. K. and Maghami-Nick, H., “Upscaling two-phase flow in naturally fractured reservoirs.” AAPG Bulletin 93:11, 1-12 (2009).

Unsal, E., Matthäi, S. K., and Blunt, M., “Simulation of multiphase flow in fractured reservoirs using a fracture-only model with transfer functions.” Computational Geoscience, 12 p/. doi10.1007/s10596-009-9168-4 (2009).

Belayneh, M., S. K. Matthäi, M. J. Blunt, and S. Rogers, “Comparison between deterministic with stochastic fracture models in water-flooding numerical simulations.” AAPG Bulletin, v. 93 (2009).

Paluszny, A. and Zimmermann, R. W., “Numerical fracture growth modeling using smooth surface geometric deformation.” Engineering Fracture Mechanics 108, 19-36 (2013).

Garcia, X., Lateef T. Akanji, Martin J. Blunt, Stephan K. Matthäi, and John Paul Latham, “Numerical study of the effects of particle shape and polydispersity on permeability.” Phys. Review E 80, 021304 (2009).

Adriana Paluszny and Stephan K. Matthäi, Numerical modeling of discrete multi-crack growth applied to pattern formation in geological brittle media. International Journal of Solids and Structures 46:18-19. 3383-3397 (September 2009).

Geiger, S., Matthäi, S., Niessner, J., and Helmig, R., “Black-Oil simulations for three-component, three-phase flow in fractured porous media.” SPE107485, SPE Journal 6, 338-354 (June 2009).

Stephan K. Matthäi · Hamidreza M. Nick ·Christopher Pain · Insa Neuweiler, “Simulation of Solute Transport Through Fractured Rock: A Higher-Order Accurate Finite-Element Finite-Volume Method Permitting Large Time Steps.” Transport in Porous Media, DOI 10.1007/s11242-009-9440-z (2009).

Akanji, L. T. and Matthäi, S. K., “Finite element-based characterization of pore-scale geometry and its impact on fluid flow.”  Transport in Porous Media, doi 10.1007/s11242-009-9400-7 (2008).

Coumou, D., Matthäi, S. K., Geiger, S., and Driesner, T., A parallel FE-FV scheme to solve fluid flow in complex geologic media, Computers & Geosciences 34:12, 1697-1707, doi:10.1016/j.cageo.2007.11.010 (2008).

Matthäi, S.K., Mezentsev, A., and Belayneh, M., “Finite-Element Node-Centered Finite-Volume experiments with fractured rock represented by unstructured hybrid element meshes,” SPE Reservoir Evaluation & Engineering, 10:6, 740-756 (2007).

Paluszny, A., Matthäi, S.K., and Hohmeyer, M., “Hybrid Finite Element Finite Volume Discretisation of complex geologic structures and a new simulation workflow demonstrated on fractured rocks.” Geofluids 7, 186-208 doi: 10.1111/j.1468-8123.2007.00180.x (2007).

Belayneh, M., Geiger, S., Matthäi, S. K., “Numerical simulation of water injection into layered fractured carbonate reservoir analogues.” American Association of Petroleum Geologists Bulletin 90, 1-21 (Oct 2006). 

Geiger, S., Driesner, T., Heinrich, C. A., Matthäi, S. K., “Multiphase thermohaline convection in the earth’s crust: I. A new finite element - finite volume solution technique combined with a new equation of state for NaCl-H2O.” Transport in Porous Media 63, 399–434 (2006).

Geiger, S., Driesner, D., Heinrich, C. A., Matthäi, S. K., Multiphase thermohaline convection in the Earth's crust: II. Benchmarking and application of a finite element - finite volume solution technique with a NaCl-H2O equation of state.” Transport in Porous Media, 63, 435-461, (2006).

Coumou, D., Driesner, T., Geiger, S., Heinrich, C. A. and Matthäi, S. K., “The dynamics of mid-ocean ridge hydrothermal systems: Splitting plumes and fluctuating vent temperatures.” Earth and Planetary Science Letters 245:1–2, 218–231 (May 2006).

Geiger, S., Driesner, T., Matthäi, S. K., and Heinrich, C. A., “On the dynamics of thermohaline convection in the earth's crust.” Journal of Geophysical Research 110, B07101 (2005).

Geiger, S., Driesner, T., Heinrich, C. A., Matthäi, S. K., “Coupled heat and salt transport around cooling magmatic intrusions,” Geochimica Cosmochimica Acta, 69, A739 - A739 (2005).

Matthäi, S. K., Mezentsev, A. A., Pain, C. C., A high-order TVD transport method for hybrid meshes on complex geological geometry, International Journal for Numerical Methods in Fluids, 47, 1181–1187 (2005).

Geiger, S., Roberts, S., Matthäi, S. K., Zoppou, C. and Burri, A., “Combining finite element and finite volume methods for efficient multi-phase flow simulation in highly heterogeneous and geometrically complex porous media.” Geofluids, 4, (2004).

Matthäi, S. K. and Belayneh, M., “Fluid flow partitioning between fractures and a permeable rock matrix.” Geophysical Research Letters, 31:7, L07602, doi:10.1029/2003GL019027 (paper includes the magazine cover and was presented as an AGU publication highlight) (2004).

Matthäi, S. K., “Fluid flow and (reactive) transport in fractured and faulted rock” Journal of Geochemical Exploration, 78–79, 179–182 (2003).

Geiger, S., Roberts, S., Matthäi, S.K., and Zoppou, C., “Combining finite volume and finite element methods to simulate fluid flow in geologic media.” ANZIAM Journal 44(E), C180–201 (2003).

Geiger, S., Haggerty, R., Dilles, J. H., Reed, M. H., Matthäi, S. K., “New insights from reactive transport modelling: the formation of the sericitic vein envelopes during early hydrothermal alteration at Butte, Montana,” Geofluids 2:3, 185–193 (2002).

Taylor, W.L., D. P. Pollard, and A. Aydin, 1999, Fluid flow in discrete joint sets: field observations and numerical simulations: Journal of Geophysical Research, v. 104, no. B12, p. 28983–29006.

Matthäi, S.K., Aydin, A., Pollard, D. D., and Roberts, S. G., “Simulation of transient well-test signatures for geologically realistic faults in sandstone reservoirs” SPE Journal, 3:1, 62-76 (1998), SPE 38442.

Matthäi, S. K. and Roberts, S., “The influence of fault permeability on single-phase fluid flow near fault-sand intersections: Results from steady-state high-resolution models of pressure-driven fluid flow” AAPG Bull. 80:11, (1996), 1763–1779.