RheoMan: a five-year, ERC-funded (Advanced Grant), project to model the rheology of the Earth's mantle

UMET - Mineral Physics

Rheoman - From the atoms to the mantleFrom the atoms to the mantle...


 The European Research Council (ERC) was established by the European Commission and funded through the EU 7th Research Framework Programme




Latest news RheoMan News

Jan 24, 2012 - 2011 Advanced grant results General

The ERC has released the list of laureates of the fourth Advanced Grant call. 294 senior researchers are funded within a budget just over €660 million - Press release - Physical Sciences and Engineering results


Jan 12, 2012 - Nature publication General

P. Cordier, J. Amodeo, P. Carrez, Modelling the rheology of MgO under Earth’s mantle pressure, temperature and strain rates, Nature 481 pp. 177-180 (2012) [doi: 10.1038/nature10687] appears in the 12 January 2012 issue of Nature.

See also the News & Views by Andrew Walker in the same issue


Dec 15, 2011 - The roots of RheoMan Results

Jonathan Amodeo's PhD thesis


Oct 14, 2011 - RheoMan is selected General

The project entitled "MULTISCALE MODELLING OF THE RHEOLOGY OF MANTLE MINERALS" submitted to the ERC-2011-AdG Call has been selected by the ERC