Itasca Consulting Group, Inc.

Christine Detournay

Principal Engineer

U.S. Minneapolis
Itasca Consulting Group, Inc.

office: +1 (612) 371-4711

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Areas of Expertise

Civil
Constitutive Models
Geomechanical
Geotechnical
Liquefaction
Numerical Modeling

Consulting Services

Civil Engineering
Mining
Energy

Christine Detournay

Principal Engineer

Dr. Detournay has experience in the development of numerical models for application to coupled fluid-thermo-mechanical problems. She is a principal developer for the groundwater-flow and thermal logic in FLAC3D, and has been involved in the development of several of the constitutive models available with Itasca continuum codes.

She has worked in consulting and development for various projects related to the oil and gas industry, including hydraulic fracturing, as well as on projects pertaining to underground waste repository, geothermal applications, slope stability, soil liquefaction and CO2 sequestration.

Education

Ph.D. (Civil Engineering), 1985
University of Minnesota, USA

M.S.C.E. (Civil Engineering), 1980
University of Minnesota, USA

Ingénieur Géologue, 1976
University of Liège, Belgium

Publications

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U.S. Minneapolis
Itasca Consulting Group, Inc.