Imperial College London

Dr Raphael (Rafi) Blumenfeld

Faculty of EngineeringDepartment of Earth Science & Engineering

Research Fellow
 
 
 
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Contact

 

r.blumenfeld Website

 
 
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Location

 

2.51Royal School of MinesSouth Kensington Campus

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Summary

 

Overview

Research interests

  • Science of granular media and cellular systems: stress transmission, statistical mechanics, failure and rheology and structural evolution
  • Structural characterisation and transport properties in disordered porous materials
  • Polymer dynamics near the glass temperature and implications to polymer science
  • Fracture propagation in heterogeneous materials and  physics-based modelling of formation of fracture networks.