Dr Elena Tamayo Mas

Dr Elena Tamayo Mas

Subsurface Flow and Transport Modeller

Location: Keyworth

Tel: 0115 936 3078

E-mail Dr Elena Tamayo Mas

ORCID: 000000032029140X

Biography

  •  2016 – ongoing : Subsurface Flow and Transport Modeller, British Geological Survey, UK.
  •  2014 –2015 : Postdoctoral Research Fellow, McGill University, Canada.
  •  2009 –2013 : PhD in Applied Mathematics, Polytechnic University of Catalonia, Spain.
  •  2008 –2009 : MSc in Applied Mathematics, Polytechnic University of Catalonia, Spain.
  •  2003 –2008 : 5-years degree in Mathematics, Polytechnic University of Catalonia, Spain.

Research interests

  • Non-linear solid mechanics (plasticity, damage).
  • Regularisation methods.
  • X-FEM (eXtended Finite Element Method).
  • Flow through fractured porous media.
  • Stochastic simulation algorithms for geologic heterogeneity representation.

Key papers

Tamayo-Mas, E, Mustapha, H. and Dimitrakopoulos, R. 2016. Testing Geological Heterogeneity Representations for Enhanced Oil Recovery Techniques in Journal of Petroleum Science and Engineering, 146, 222-240. doi: 10.1016/j.petrol.2016.04.027.

Tamayo-Mas, E and Rodríguez-Ferran, A. 2014. A medial-axis-based model for propagating cracks in a regularised bulk in International Journal for Numerical Methods in Engineering, 101 (7), 489–520. doi: 10.1002/nme.4757.

Tamayo-Mas, E and Rodríguez-Ferran, A. 2014. A new continuous–discontinuous damage model: Cohesive cracks via an accurate energy-transfer process in Theoretical and Applied Fracture Mechanics, 69, 90-101. doi: 10.1016/j.tafmec.2013.11.009.

Tamayo-Mas, E and Rodríguez-Ferran, A. 2012. Boundary conditions for gradient-enhanced models with smoothed displacements in Revista Internacional de Métodos Numéricos para Cálculo y Diseño en Ingeniería, 28 (3), 170-176. doi: 10.1016/j.rimni.2012.03.006.

Rodríguez-Ferran, A, Bennett, T, Askes, H and Tamayo-Mas, E. 2011. A general framework for softening regularisation based on gradient elasticity in International Journal of Solids and Structures, 48 (9), 1382-1394. doi: 10.1016/j.ijsolstr.2011.01.022.