Rice Group

James R.  Rice

James R. Rice

Mallinckrodt Professor of Engineering Sciences and Geophysics

Theoretical mechanics in glaciology, hydrology, seismology and tectonophysics; physics of earthquakes, ice sheet flow, fluid interactions with deformation and failure of earth materials

Assistant: Virginia Casas

Pierce Hall, 29 Oxford St.
Cambridge, MA 02138

Office location - Pierce Hall 224
p: (617) 495-3445

William Steinhardt

Dissertation title: “The Rules of Roughness: An Experimental Investigation into the Origins of Brittle Fracture Complexity”

Advisor: Jim Rice and Shmuel Rubinstein

Current Position: Postdoctoral Researcher at UC Santa Cruz