Publications

| Journal papers | Proceeding and book chapters | Patents | PhD dissertations |
| 2015 | 2014 |2013 |2012 |2011 |2010 |2009 and ealier |

2015

  • Ruiz-Baier, R., and I. Lunati, Mixed finite element – primal finite volume element discretization of multicontinuum models (submitted)
  • Tomin, P., and I. Lunati, Investigating Darcy-scale assumptions by means of a multiphysics algorithm (under review)
  • Harper, H.J., D. Wildenschild, R.T. Armstrong, A.L. Herring, I. Lunati, and B.K. Bay, On the optimization of capillary trapping during geologic CO2 sequestration, International Journal of Greenhouse Gas Control, 42, 1–15, 2015 doi:10.1016/j.ijggc.2015.07.011
  • Tomin, P., and I. Lunati, Spatiotemporal adaptive multiphysics simulations of drainage-imbibition cycles, Computational Geosciences, 2015 doi:10.1007/s10596-015-9521-8
  • Josset, L., V. Demyanov, A.H. Elsheikh, and I. Lunati, Accelerating Monte Carlo Markov chains with proxy and error models, Computer & Geosciences, 85, Pages 38–48, 2015 doi:10.1016/j.cageo.2015.07.003
  • Josset, L., D. Ginsbourger, and I. Lunati, Functional error modeling for uncertainty quantification in hydrogeology, Water Resources Research, 51(2), 1050–1068, 2015
    doi:10.1002/2014WR016028
  • Ferrari, A., J. Jimenez-Martinez, T. LeBorgne, Y. Méheust, and I. Lunati, Challenges in modeling unstable two-phase flow experiments in micromodels, Water Resources Research, 51(3), 1381–1400, 2015 doi:10.1002/2014WR016384
  • Tomin, P., and I. Lunati, Local-global splitting for spatiotemporal-adaptive multiscale methods, Journal of Computational Physics, 280, 214–231, 2015 doi:10.1016/j.jcp.2014.09.022
  • Lee, S.H., C.L. Jensen, and I. Lunati, A statistical dual-tube model to analyze gas production from shale formations, Paper SPE 173260-MS, SPE Reservoir Simulation Symposium, Houston, TX., February 23-25, 2015 doi:10.2118/173260-MS

2014

  • Gatica, G.N., R. Ruiz-Baier, and G. Tierra, A mixed finite element method for the Darcy equations with pressure-dependent porosity, 2014 (under review)
  • Kumar, S., and R. Ruiz-Baier, Equal-order discontinuous finite volume elements for the Stokes problem, 2014 (under review)
  • Lunati, I., and S.H. Lee, A dual-tube model for gas dynamics in fractured nanoporous shale formations, Journal of Fluid Mechanics, 757, 943-971, 2014 doi:10.1017/jfm.2014.519 [preprint]
  • Ferrari, A., and I. Lunati, Inertial effects during irreversible meniscus reconfiguration in angular pores, Advances in Water Resources, 74, 1–13, 2014 doi:10.1016/j.advwatres.2014.07.009
  • Künze, R., P. Tomin, and I. Lunati, Local modelling of instability onset for global finger evolution, Advances in Water Resources, 70, 148–159, 2014 doi:10.1016/j.advwatres.2014.05.003
  • Ciocca, F., I. Lunati, and M.B. Parlange, Effects of the water-retention curve on evaporation from dry soils, Geophysical Research Letters, 41(9), 3110–3116, 2014 doi:10.1002/2014GL059827
  • Tomin, P., and I. Lunati, Spatiotemporal adaptive multiscale multiphysics simulations of two-phase flow, European Conference of Mathematics of Oil Recovery XV, Catania, Italy, September 8-11, 2014 doi:10.3997/2214-4609.20141845
  • Lunati, I., and S.H. Lee, Application of the dual-tube model to hydraulically fractured shale-gas reservoirs, European Conference of Mathematics of Oil Recovery XV, Catania, Italy, September 8-11, 2014 doi:10.3997/2214-4609.20141886

2013

  • Künze, R., I. Lunati, and S.H. Lee, A Multilevel Multiscale Finite Volume method, Journal of Computational Physics, 255, 502–520, 2013 doi:10.1016/j.jcp.2013.08.042
  • Josset, L., and I. Lunati, Local and global error models for improving uncertainty quantification, Mathematical Geosciences, 45(5), 601–620, 2013 doi:10.1007/s11004-013-9471-4
  • Tomin, P., and I. Lunati, A Hybrid Multiscale Method for Two-Phase Flow in Porous Media, Journal of Computational Physics, 250, 293–307, 2013 doi:10.1016/j.jcp.2013.05.019
  • Anaya V., Mora D., Ruiz-Baier R., An augmented mixed finite element method for the vorticity-velocity-pressure formulation of the Stokes equations, Computer Methods in Applied Mechanics & Engineering, 267, 261-274, 2013 doi:10.1016/j.cma.2013.08.011
  • Assouline, S., S. Tyler, J.Selker, I. Lunati, C. Higgins, and M.B. Parlange, Evaporation from a shallow water table: diurnal dynamics of measured and simulated water and heat regime at the vicinity of a drying sand surface, Water Resources Research, 49(7), 4022–4034, 2013 doi:10.1002/wrcr.20293
  • Ferrari, A., and I. Lunati, Direct numerical simulations of interface dynamics to link capillary pressure and total surface energy, Advances in Water Resources, 57, 19–31, 2013 doi:10.1016/j.advwatres.2013.03.005

2012

  • Ciocca, F., I. Lunati, N. van de Giesen, and M.B. Parlange, Heated Optical Fiber for Distributed Soil-Moisture Measurements: A Lysimeter Experiment, Vadose Zone Journal, 11(4), 2012 doi:10.2136/vzj2011.0199 [pdf]
  • Hajibeygi, H., S.H. Lee, and I. Lunati, Accurate and Efficient Simulation of Multiphase Flow in a Heterogeneous Reservoir by Using Error Estimate and Control in the Multiscale Finite-Volume Framework, SPE Journal, 17 (4), 1071–1083, SPE-141954-PA, 2012 doi:10.2118/141954-PA
  • Lunati, I., F. Ciocca, and M.B. Parlange, On the use of spatially discrete data to compute energy and mass balance, Water Resources Research, 48, W05542, 2012, doi:10.1029/2012WR012061
  • Künze, R., and I. Lunati, An adaptive multiscale method for density-driven instabilities, Journal of Computational Physics, 231, 5557–5570, 2012, doi:10.1016/j.jcp.2012.02.025
  • Tomin, P., A. Ferrari, R. Künze, and I. Lunati, A framework for hybrid simulations of two-phase flow in porous media, European Conference of Mathematics of Oil Recovery XIII, Biarritz, France, September 10-13, 2012. ISBN 978-90-73834-30-9 [link]
  • Künze, R., I. Lunati, and S.H. Lee, A Multilevel Multiscale Finite Volume Method, European Con- ference of Mathematics of Oil Recovery XIII, Biarritz, France, September 10-13, 2012. ISBN 978-90- 73834-30-9 [link]
  • Lee, S.H., C. Jensen, and I. Lunati, Modeling and Simulation of Shale Gas Production in Multi- Stage-Hydrofractured Formations, European Conference of Mathematics of Oil Recovery XIII, Biarritz, France, September 10-13, 2012. ISBN 978-90-73834-30-9 [link]
  • Ferrari, A., and I. Lunati, Direct simulation of interface dynamics: linking capillary pressure, inter- facial area and surface energy, CMWR XIX – Computational Methods in Water Resources, Urbana- Champaign, IL, June 17-22, 2012 [pdf]

2011

  • Vercauteren, N., H. Huwald, E. Bou-Zeid, J.S. Selker, U. Lemmin, M.B. Parlange, and I. Lunati, Evolution of superficial lake water temperature profile under diurnal radiative forcing, Water Resources Research, 47, W09522, 2011, doi:10.1029/2011WR010529
  • Lunati, I., M. Tyagi, and S.H. Lee, An iterative Multiscale Finite-Volume algorithm con- verging to the exact solution, Journal of Computational Physics, 230(5), 1849-1864, 2011, doi:10.1016/j.jcp.2010.11.036
  • Hajibeygi, H., I. Lunati, and S.H. Lee, Accurate and Efficient Simulation of Multiphase Flow in a Heterogeneous Reservoir by Using Error Estimate and Control in the Multiscale Finite-Volume Framework, Paper SPE 141954-MS, SPE Reservoir Simulation Symposium, Houston, TX., February 21-23, 2011. ISBN 978-1-55563-324-0 [link]

2010

  • Assouline, S., S.K. Narkis, S.W. Tyler, I. Lunati, M.B. Parlange, and J.S. Selker, On the diurnal soil water content dynamics during evaporation using dielectric methods, Vadose Zone Journal, 9, 709-,718, 2010, doi:10.2136/vzj2009.0109
  • Hajibeygi, H., I. Lunati, and S.H. Lee, Error estimate and control in the MSFV method for multiphase flow in porous media, In: J. Carrera et al. (Ed.)Computational Methods in Water Resources, 2010, ISBN 978-84-96736-93-1. [pdf]
  • Maniero, R. and I. Lunati, Simulation of Interface Dynamics across Pore Discontinuities, 12th European Conference on the Mathematic of Oil Recovery, Oxford, UK, September 6-9, 2010. ISBN 90-737-8189-4 [link]
  • Kuenze, R. and I. Lunati, Modeling density-driven instabilities with the Multiscale Finite Volume method, IAHR International Groundwater Symposium, Valencia, Spain, September 22-24, 2010
  • I. Lunati, M. Tyagi, and S.H. Lee, Multi-Scale Finite-Volume Method for Reservoir Simulation, International Publication Numbers: US2011098998-A1; WO2011056666-A2; WO2011056666-A3; AU2010315455-A1; CA2778122-A1; MX2012004456-A1; EP2494385-A2; CN102648425-A, October 27, 2010,
  • I. Lunati, Multi-Scale Finite-Volume Method for Reservoir Simulation, International Publication Num- bers: WO2010003004-A2; US2010004908-A1; WO2010003004-A3; AU2009266935-A1; CA2729770-A1; EP2310972-A2; MX2011000115-A1, January 7, 2010

2009 and earlier

  • Lunati, I., and S.H. Lee, An operator formulation of the Multiscale Finite-Volume method with correction function, Multiscale Modeling & Simulation, 8(1), 96-109, 2009, doi:10.1137/080742117
  • Lunati, I., and D. Or, Gravity-driven slug motion in capillary tubes, Physics of Fluids, 21(5), 052003, 2009, doi:10.1063/1.3125262
  • Jenny P., and I. Lunati, Modeling complex wells with the multiscale finite-volume method, Journal of Computational Physics, 228(3). 687-702, 2009, doi:10.1016/j.jcp.2008.09.026
  • Tyagi, M., P. Jenny, I. Lunati, and H.A. Tchelepi, A Lagrangian, stochastic modeling framework for multiphase flow in porous media, Journal of Computational Physics, 227(13), 6696-6714, 2008, doi:10.1016/j.jcp.2008.03.030
  • Lunati, I., and P. Jenny, Multiscale finite-volume method for density-driven multiphase flow, Computational Geosciences, 12(3), 337-350, 2008, doi:10.1007/s10596-007-9071-9
  • Kerrou, J., P. Renard, H.J. Hendricks-Franssen, and I. Lunati, Issues in characterizing heterogeneity and connectivity of non-multiGaussian media, Advances in Water resources, 31(1), 147-159, 2008, doi:10.1016/j.advwatres.2007.07.002
  • Jenny, P., and I. Lunati, Well Modeling in the Multi-Scale Finite-Volume Context, PAMM – Proceeding in Applied Mathematics, 7, 1024601-102460, 2008, ISSN 1617-7061. doi:10.1002/pamm.200700570
  • Kerrou, J., H.J. Hendricks-Franssen, P. Renard, and I. Lunati, Can conditioning to transmissivity data worsen model predictions?, In: A. Refsgaard, K. Kovar, E. Haarder and E. Nygaard (Eds.) Calibration and Reliability in Groundwater Modelling: Credibility of Modeling, IAHS Publication 320, pp.299-304, 2008. ISBN 978-1-901502-49-7.
  • Lunati, I., Young’s law and the effects of interfacial energy on pressure at the solid-fluid interface, Physics of Fluids, 19(11), 118105, 2007, doi:10.1063/1.2800040
  • Lunati, I., and P. Jenny, Treating highly anisotropic subsurface flow with the mul- tiscale finite-volume method, Multiscale Modeling & Simulation, 6(1), 308-318, 2007, doi:10.1137/050638928
  • S.H. Lee, C. Wolfsteiner, H.A. Tchelepi, Jenny, P., and I. Lunati, Method, Apparatus and System for Reservoir Simulation Using a Multi-Scale Finite Volume Method Including Black Oil Modeling, International Publication Numbers: WO2007149766-A2; US2008208539-A1; WO2007149766-A3; US7765091-B2, December 27, 2007
  • Lunati, I., and P. Jenny, Multiscale finite-volume method for compressible multi- phase flow in porous media, Journal of Computational Physics, 216(2), 616-636, 2006, doi:10.1016/j.jcp.2006.01.001
  • Kerrou, J., P. Renard, I. Lunati, and H.J. Hendricks-Franssen, A synthetic study of the worth of transmissivity and head data to delineate groundwater protection zones in braided alluvial aquifers, In: M.F.P. Bierkens, J.C. Gehrels, and K. Kovar (Eds.) Calibration and Reliability in Groundwater Modelling: From Uncertainty to Decision Making, IAHS Publication 304, pp.220-226, 2006. ISBN 978-1-901-502-58-9.
  • Lunati, I., and P. Jenny, The multiscale finite-volume method − A flexible tool to model physically complex flow in porous media, European Conference of Mathematics of Oil Recovery X, Amsterdam, The Netherlands, September 4-7, 2006. ISBN 90-73781-47-7 [pdf]
  • Tyagi, M., P. Jenny, I. Lunati, and H.A. Tchelepi, Multi-scale approach for multiphase transport in porous media using stochastic particles, CMWR XVI – Computational Methods in Water Resources, Copenhagen, Denmark, June 19-22, 2006. [link]
  • Lunati, I., and P. Jenny, A multiscale finite-volume method for three-phase flow influenced by gravity, CMWR XVI – Computational Methods in Water Resources, Copenhagen, Denmark, June 19-22, 2006. [link]
  • Tyagi, M., P. Jenny, I. Lunati, and H.A. Tchelepi, Stochastic particle method for nonlinear hyperbolic problems, PAMM – Proceedings in Applied Mathematics and Mechanics 6, 677–678, 2006, ISSN 1617- 706.1 doi:10.1002/pamm.200610319
  • Jenny, P., and I. Lunati, Multi-scale finite-volume method for elliptic problems with heterogeneous coefficients and source terms, PAMM – Proceedings in Applied Mathematics and Mechanics 6, 485– 486, 2006, ISSN 1617-7061. doi:10.1002/pamm.200610223
  • Lunati, I., and W. Kinzelbach, Water-soluble gases as partitioning tracers to investigate the pore volume-transmissivity correlation in a fracture, Journal of Contaminant Hydrology, 75(1-2), 31-54, 2004, doi:10.1016/j.jconhyd.2004.04.004
  • Lunati, I., and P. Jenny, Multi-scale finite-volume method for flow in highly heterogeneous porous media with shale layers, European Conference of Mathematics of Oil Recovery IX, Cannes, France, August 30-September 2, 2004, ISBN 90-73781-36-1. [link]
  • Lunati, I., W. Kinzelbach, and I. Sørensen, Effects of pore volume variability on transport phenomena, In: B.Faybishenko and P.A. Witherspoon (Eds.), Dynamics of Fluids in Fractured Rock, Berkeley, CA, USA, February 10-12, 2004 [link]
  • Lunati, I., W. Kinzelbach, and I. Sørensen, Effects of pore volume-transmissivity correlation on trans- port phenomena, Journal of Contaminant Hydrology, 67(1-4), 195-217, 2003, doi:10.1016/S0169-7722(03)00065-2
  • Lunati, I., P. Vontobel, W. Kinzelbach, and E. Lehmann, Laboratory visualization of two-phase flow in a natural fracture by neutron tomography, In: Krasny, Hrkal, and Bruthans (Eds.), Groundwater in Fractured Rocks, UNESCO IHP-VI, Series on Groundwater, Prague, Czech Republic, September 15-19, 2003, ISBN 92-9220-002-X [pdf]
  • Lunati, I., and W. Kinzelbach, Gas tracer tests in an unsaturated fracture: water-soluble gases as partitioning tracers, TOUGH2 Symposium, Berkeley, CA, USA, May 12-14, 2003. [pdf]
  • Lunati, I., S. Attinger, and W. Kinzelbach, Macrodispersivity for transport in arbitrary non-uniform flow fields: Asymptotic and pre-asymptotic results, Water Resources Research, 38(10), 1187, 2002, doi:10.1029/2001WR001203
  • Lunati, I., S. Attinger, and W. Kinzelbach, Heuristic extension of Homogenization to pre-asymptotic plumes, In: S.M. Hassanizadeh, R.J. Schotting, W.G. Gray, and G.F. Pinder (eds), Computational Methods in Water Resources, Vol. 2, 1139-1145, Developments in water science, 47, 2002. ISBN 0-444-50975-5.
  • Lunati, I., D. Bernard, M. Giudici, G. Parravicini, and G. Ponzini, A numerical comparison between two upscaling techniques: non-local inverse based scaling and simplified renormalization, Advances in Water Resources, 24(8), 913-929, 2001, doi:10.1016/S0309-1708(01)00008-2
  • Lunati, I., S. Attinger, and W. Kinzelbach, Gas migration experiments and tracer tests as a means to discriminate between different conceptual models for a heterogeneous single fracture, Fractured Rocks, Toronto, Canada, March 26-28, 2001