Publications

Book chapters

Vilarrasa, V., R.Y. Makhnenko, and J. Rutqvist. 2019. Field and laboratory studies of geomechanical response to the injection of CO2. In: P. Newell and A. Ilgen (eds.), Science of Carbon Storage in Deep Saline Formations: Process Coupling Across Time and Spatial Scales, chapter 9, pp. 159-178, Elsevier

Labuz, J.F., R. Y. Makhnenko, S.-T. Dai, and L. Biolzi. 2017.  On yielding failure and softening response of rock. In: X.-T. Feng (ed.), Rock Mechanics and Engineering: Principles, chapter 12, pp. 365-378, CRC Press.

Journal papers

Kim, K., and R.Y. Makhnenko. 2020. Coupling between poromechanical behavior and fluid flow in tight rock. Transport in Porous Media, doi: 10.1007/s11242-020-01484-z.

Makhnenko, R.Y., Ge, and J.F. Labuz. 2020. Localization of deformation in fluid-saturated rock. Int. J. Rock Mech. & Mining Sci., 134, 104455, doi: 10.1016/j.ijrmms.2020.104455.

Tarokh, A., R.Y. Makhnenko, K. Kim, X. Zhu, J.S. Popovics, B. Segvic, D.E. Sweet. 2020. Influence of CO2 injection on the poromechanical response of Berea sandstone. Int. J. Greenhouse Gas Control., 95, 102959, doi: 10.1016/j.ijggc.2020.102959.

Tarokh, A., and R.Y. Makhnenko. 2019. Remarks on the solid and bulk responses of fluid-filled porous rock. Geophysics, 84(4), WA83-WA95, doi: 10.1190/geo2018-0.495.1.

Parisio, F., A. Tarokh, R.Y. Makhnenko, D. Naumov, X.-Y. Miao, O. Kolditz, and T. Nagel. 2019. Experimental characterization and numerical modeling of fracture processes in granite. Int. J. Solids Struct., 163, 102-116, doi: 10.1016/j.ijsolstr.2018.12.019.

Makhnenko, R.Y., and Y. Podladchikov. 2018. Experimental poroviscoelasticity of common sedimentary rock. J. Geophys. Res. Solid Earth., 123, 7586-7603, doi: 10.1029/2018JB015685.

Kim, K., V. Vilarrasa, and R.Y. Makhnenko. 2018. CO2 injection effect on geomechanical and flow properties of calcite-rich reservoirs. Fluids, 3(3), 66, doi: 10.3390/fluids3030066.

Labuz, J.F., F. Zeng, R.Y. Makhnenko, and Y. Li. 2018. Brittle failure of rock: A review and general linear criterionJ. Struct. Geol., 112, 7-28doi: 10.1016/j.jsg.2018.04.007.

Vilarrasa, V., and R.Y. Makhnenko. 2017. Caprock integrity and induced seismicity from laboratory and numerical experimentsEnergy Procedia, 125: 494-503, doi: 10.1016/j.egypro.2017.08.172.

Makhnenko, R.Y., V. Vilarrasa, D. Mylnikov, and L. Laloui. 2017. Hydromechanical aspects of CO2 breakthrough into clay-rich caprock. Energy Procedia, 114: 3219-3228, doi: 10.1016/j.egypro.2017.03.1453.

Räss, L., R.Y. MakhnenkoY. Podladchikov, and L. Laloui. 2017. Quantification of viscous creep influence on storage capacity of caprock. Energy Procedia, 114: 3237-3246, doi: 10.1016/j.egypro.2017.03.1455.

Vilarrasa, V., R.Y. Makhnenko, and L. Laloui. 2017. Potential for fault reactivation due to CO2 injection in a semi-closed saline aquiferEnergy Procedia, 114: 3282-3290, doi: 10.1016/j.egypro.2017.03.1460.

Tarokh, A., R.Y. Makhnenko, A. Fakhimi, and J.F. Labuz. 2017. Scaling of the fracture process zone in rockInt. J. Fract., 204: 191-204, doi: 10.1007/s10704-016-0172-0.

Makhnenko, R.Y., and J.F. Labuz. 2016. Elastic and inelastic deformation of fluid-saturated rockPhil. Trans. R. Soc. A, 374: 20150422, doi: 10.1098/rsta.20150422.

Vilarrasa, V., R.Y. Makhnenko, and S. Gheibi. 2016. Geomechanical analysis of the influence of CO2 injection location on fault stabilityJ. Rock Mech. Geotech. Eng., 8: 805-818. doi: 10.1016/j.jrmge.2016.06.006.

Makhnenko, R.Y., and J.F. Labuz. 2015. Dilatant hardening of fluid-saturated sandstone. J. Geophys. ResSolid Earth, 120: 909–922, doi: 10.1002/2014JB011287.

Makhnenko, R.Y., Harvieux, and J.F. Labuz. 2015. Paul-Mohr-Coulomb failure surface of rock in the brittle regimeGeophys. Res. Lett., 42, 6975-6981, doi: 10.1002/2015GL065457.

Makhnenko, R.Y. , and J. Labuz. 2014. Plane strain testing with passive restraintRock Mech. Rock Eng., 47(6): 2021-2029, doi: 1007/s00603-013-0508-2.

Editorial:

Vilarrasa, V., R.Y. Makhnenko, F. Parisio. 2020. Geomechanics and fluid flow in geothermal systems. Geofluids, doi: 10.1155/2020/8947258.

Conference papers

Makhnenko, R.Y., N. Bondarenko, K. Kim, and S. Whittaker. 2020. Laboratory simulation of induced seismicity in Illinois Basin. In Proceedings of the 54thS. Rock Mechanics/ Geomechanics Symposium, Golden, CO, 28 June – 1 July 2020.

Baser, T., K. Kim, E. Tarpey, R. Makhnenko, and A. Stumpf. 2020. Experimental investigation of coupled thermo-hydraulic properties of glacial tills. In Proceedings of Geo-Congress, Minneapolis, MN, 25-28 February 2020.

Vilarrasa, V., D. Rebscher, R.Y. Makhnenko, and C. Nussbaum. 2019. Modeling a long-term CO2 injection experiment at the underground rock laboratory of Mont Terri. In Proceedings of the 11th Workshop of CODE_BRIGHT Users, Barcelona, Spain 16 May 2019.

Makhnenko, R.Y., and A. Tarokh. 2018. Anisotropy in the undrained pore pressure response of rock. In Proceedings of the 52nd  U.S.. Rock Mechanics/ Geomechanics Symposium, Seattle, WA 17-20 June 2018, paper No. 1300.

Vilarrasa, R.Y. Makhnenko, and F. Parisio. 2018. Modeling the reactivation of a ductile fault. In Proceedings of the 10th Workshop of CODE_BRIGHT Users, Barcelona, Spain 3 May 2018.

Makhnenko, R.Y., A. Tarokh, and Y. Podladchikov. 2017. On the unjacketed moduli of sedimentary rock.  Poromechanics VI – Proceedings of the 6th Biot Conference on Poromechanics, pp. 897 – 904, doi: 10.1061/9780784480779.111.

Makhnenko, R.Y., and V. Vilarrasa. 2017. Clay-rich rocks as barriers for geologic CO2 storage. In Proceedings of the 51st U.S. Rock Mechanics/ Geomechanics Symposium, San Francisco, CA 25-28 June 2017, paper No. 199.

Makhnenko, R.Y., and J.F. Labuz. 2017. Localization in plane strain compression of fluid-saturated rock. In: E. Papamichos et al. (eds.), Bifurcation and Degradation of Geomaterials with Engineering Applications, Springer Series in Geomechanics and Geoengineering, pp 33-38, doi: 10.1007/978-3-319-56397-8_5.

Cassini, E., D. Mylnikov, and Makhnenko. 2017. Chemical influence of pore pressure on brine flow in clay-rich material. In: A. Ferrari and L. Laloui (eds), Advances in Laboratory Testing and Modelling of Soils and Shales (ATMSS), Springer Series in Geomechanics and Geoengineering, pp 273-280, doi: 10.1007/978-3-319-52773-4_31.

Labuz, J.F., R.Y. Makhnenko, and J.T. Harvieux. 2016. Failure criterion with intermediate stress and two friction angles. In Proceedings of the 50th U.S. Rock Mechanics/ Geomechanics Symposium, Houston, TX 26-29 June 2016, paper No. 620.

Vilarrasa, V., Makhnenko, and L. Laloui. 2015. Influence of poromechanical and thermal properties of the caprock on the safety of CO2 storage. In Proceedings of Second EAGE Workshop on Geomechanics and Energy, Celle, Germany 13-15 October 2015.

Makhnenko, R.Y., and J. Labuz. 2014. Calcarenite as a possible host rock for geologic CO2. In Proceedings of the 48th U.S. Rock Mechanics/ Geomechanics Symposium, Minneapolis, MN 1-4 June 2014, paper No. 7559.

Makhnenko, R.Y., and J. Labuz. 2013. Unjacketed bulk compressibility of sandstone in laboratory experiments. Poromechanics V – Proceedings of the 5th Biot Conference on Poromechanics, pp. 481 – 488, doi: 10.1061/9780784412992.057

Makhnenko, R.Y., and J.F. Labuz. 2013. Saturation of porous rock and measurement of the B-coefficient. In Proceedings of the 47th U.S. Rock Mechanics/ Geomechanics Symposium, San Francisco, CA 23-26 June 2013, paper No. 468, Vol. 1, 679-684.

Makhnenko, R., and J. Labuz. 2012. Drained and undrained plane strain compression of porous rock. In Proceedings of the XXIII International Congress on Theoretical & Applied Mechanics, Beijing, China, 19-24 August 2012, paper No. FS10-020.

Makhnenko, R.Y., Ge, and J.F. Labuz. 2012. AE from undrained and unjacketed tests on sandstone. In Proceedings of the 46th U.S. Rock Mechanics/ Geomechanics Symposium, Chicago, IL 24-27 June 2012, paper No. 581, Vol. 1, 596-601.

Makhnenko, R.Y., J.J. Riedel, and J.F. Labuz. 2011. Undrained plane strain compression of shale. In Proceedings of the 45th U.S. Rock Mechanics/ Geomechanics Symposium, San Francisco, CA 26-29 June 2011, paper No. 420, Vol. 3, 2109-2115.

Makhnenko, R.Y., A.P. Bunger, and E. Detournay. 2010. Deviation from linear elastic fracture in near-surface hydraulic fracturing experiments with rock. In Proceedings of the 44th U.S. Rock Mechanics Symposium, Salt Lake City, UT 27-30 June 2010, paper No. 237, Vol. 1, 22-30.

Presentations 

Non-linear poromechanics and fluid flow in tight rock (poster)  by Kiseok Kim at AGU Fall Meeting, 14 December 2020

Effect of CO2 injection on the hydromechanical behavior of porous rock  by Kiseok Kim at ISRM Specialized Conference – CouFrac2020, Seoul, Korea, 11 November 2020

Influence of boundary conditions on localization in fluid-saturated rock (poster)  by Roman Makhnenko at AGU Fall meeting, San Francisco, CA, 12 December 2019

Poromechanical and flow properties of fractured crystalline rock (poster)  by Roman Makhnenko at AGU Fall meeting, San Francisco, CA, 9 December 2019

On coupling between mechanical and flow properties of tight rock  by Kiseok Kim at UIUC, Geotechnical Engineering seminar, Urbana, IL, 22 November 2019

Poroviscoelastic behavior of sedimentary rock  by Roman Makhnenko at Northwestern University, SPREE seminar, Evanston, IL, 17 April 2019

Shales as barriers for deep geological storage  by Roman Makhnenko at UIUC, Geotechnical Engineering seminar, Urbana, IL, 19 October 2018

Characterization of rock fracturing for enhanced geothermal systems  by Roman Makhnenko at Department of Civil Engineering, Zhejiang University, Hangzhou, China, 11 October 2018

Characterization of hydro-mechanical processes in subsurface rock  by Roman Makhnenko at Department of Civil Engineering, The University of Hong Kong,  8 October 2018

Ultrasonic monitoring of near surface hydraulic fractures  by Gabriel Mishaan at UIUC, Geotechnical Engineering seminar, Urbana, IL, 5 October 2018

Remarks on process zone and size effect in rock by Ali Tarokh at EMI 2018 Conference, Cambridge, MA, 1 June 2018

Thermo-poro-visco-elasticity of shale-like materials   by Roman Makhnenko at EMI 2018 Conference, Cambridge, MA, 30 May 2018

Climate change mitigation: can geologic carbon storage help?   by Roman Makhnenko at UIUC, Energy-Water-Environment-Sustainability seminar, Urbana, IL, 5 March 2018

Thermo-hydro-mechanical effect of CO2injection on rock integrity (poster)  by Kiseok Kim at Center for Geologic Storage of CO2 (GSCO2) Annual meeting, Champaign, IL, 14 February 2018

Geomechanical response CO2treated Berea sandstone (poster)  by Ali Tarokh at Center for Geologic Storage of CO2(GSCO2) Annual meeting, Champaign, IL, 14 February 2018

Fracturing of the basement rock (poster) by Gabriel Mishaan at Center for Geologic Storage of CO2 (GSCO2) Annual meeting, Champaign, IL, 14 February 2018

Geomechanical characterization of CO2injection-induced processes  by Roman Makhnenko at Center for Geologic Storage of CO2 (GSCO2) Annual meeting, Champaign, IL, 14 February 2018

Thermo-hydro-mechanical coupling in long-term sedimentary rock response  by Roman Makhnenko at AGU Fall meeting, New Orleans, LA, 12 December 2017

Laboratory measurement of the unjacketed moduli of porous rock (poster)  by Ali Tarokh at AGU Fall meeting, New Orleans, LA, 12 December 2017

Poromechanical aspects of geo-energy applications  by Roman Makhnenko at UIUC, Geotechnical Engineering seminar, Urbana, IL, 20 October 2017

Process zone and size effect in rock fracture by Ali Tarokh at UIUC, Geotechnical Engineering seminar, Urbana, IL, 22 September 2017

Poroviscoelastic response of common sedimentary rock by Roman Makhnenko at University of Wisconsin, Engineering geology seminar, Madison, WI, 15 August 2017

Hydromechanical aspects of deep CO2storage  by Roman Makhnenko at EFRC-HUB-CMS PI Meeting, Washington, D.C., 25 July 2017

Poromechanical aspects of reservoir rock-CO2interaction (poster)  by Ali Tarokh at EFRC-HUB-CMS PI Meeting, Washington, D.C., 25 July 2017

On the unjacketed moduli of sedimentary rock by Roman Makhnenko at 6th Biot Conference on Poromechanics, Paris, France, 12 July 2017

Poroviscoelasticity of common sedimentary rock (poster) by Roman Makhnenko at 6th Biot Conference on Poromechanics, Paris, France, 10 July 2017

Poroviscoelastic behavior of common sedimentary rock by Roman Makhnenko at GeoProc – 6th Int. Conf. on Coupled THMC Processes in Geosystems, Paris, France, 5 July 2017

Clay-rich rocks as barriers for geologic CO2storage  by Roman Makhnenko at the 51stS. Rock Mechanics/ Geomechanics Symposium, San Francisco, CA 26 June 2017

Geomechanical risks associated with deep CO2storage  by Roman Makhnenko at Purdue Geotechnical Society Workshop, West Lafayette, IN, 21 April 2017

Factors affecting rock integrity in deep geological CO2storage  by Roman Makhnenko at Carbon Capture, Utilization & Storage Conference, Chicago, IL, 13 April 2017

Poroelastic behavior of sedimentary rock (poster) by Ali Tarokh at the Center for Geologic Storage of CO2 (GSCO2) Annual meeting, Champaign, IL, 29 March 2017

Improving geomechanical characterization of rock-CO2interaction  by Roman Makhnenko at the Center for Geologic Storage of CO2 (GSCO2) Annual meeting, Champaign, IL, 29 March 2017

Geomechanical testing for geo-energy applications by Roman Makhnenko at Illinois State Geological Survey Seminar, Urbana, IL, 27 March 2017

Intermediate stress and failure of sedimentary rock by Roman Makhnenko at AGU Fall meeting, San Francisco, CA, 16 December 2016