Pitt | Swanson Engineering
Bunger, Andrew P
Civil & Environmental Engr
Bunger, Andrew P
Faculty
Assistant Professor
Office: 710 Benedum Hall
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PhD in Geological Engineering, University of Minnesota, 2005

MSc in Geological Engineering, University of Minnesota, 2002

Graduate in Geological Engineering, University of Minnesota, 2002

B in Geological Engineering, University of Minnesota, 2000

BA in Physics/Engineering Science, Bethel University, 2000

core discing

emplacement mechanics of magma intrusions

fracture mechanics

Hydraulic fracturing

Interaction between shale formations and drilling fluids

poroelasticity

Franconi, N.G., Sejdic, E., Bunger, A.P., and Mickle, M., In press, "Wireless Communication in Oil and Gas Wells," Energy Technology.

In press, "Deep Geotherman: The "Moon Landing" Mission in the Unconventional Energy and Minerals Space.," Journal of Earth Science.

Rivalta, E., Taisne, B., Bunger, A.P., and Katz, R., In press, "A review of mechanical models of dike propagation: schools of thought, results and future directions," Tectonophysics.

Zhang, X., Bunger, A.P., and Jeffrey, R.G., In press, "Interactions of two ascending dikes propagating from a single source region," Journal of Geophysical Research.

Peirce, A.P., and Bunger, A.P., In press, "Interference Fracturing: Non-Uniform Distributions of Perforation Clusters that Promote Simultaneous Growth of Multiple Hydraulic Fractures," SPE Journal.

Bunger, A.P., Sarout, J., Kear, J., Delle, P.C., Detournay, E., Josh, M., and Dewhurst, D.N., 2014, "Experimental chemoporoelastic characterization of shale using mulimeter-scale specimens," Journal of Petroleum Science and Engineering, vol.118, pp. 40-51.

Koyalyshen, Y., Bunger, A.P., Kear, J., and Kasperczyk, D., 2014, "Comparison between ultrasonic and photometric methods for hydraulic fracture laboratory monitoring," International Journal of Rock Mechanics and Mining Sciences, vol.70, pp. 368-374.

Peirce, A.P., and Bunger, A.P., 2014, "A Modeling-Inspired Approach to More Effective Hydraulic Fracture Stimulation of Shale Formations," American Rock Mechanics Association e-Newsletter.

Bunger, A.P., 2013, "Analysis of the Power Input Needed to Propagate Multiple Hydraulic Fractures," International Journal of Solids and Structures, vol.50, pp. 1538-1549.

Bunger, A.P., Gordeliy, E., and Detournay, E., 2013, "Comparison between laboratory experiments and coupled simulations of saucer-shaped hydraulic fractures in homogeneous brittle-elastic solids," Journal of Mechanics and Physics of Solids, vol.61, no.7, pp. 1636-1654.

Bunger, A.P., Jeffrey, R., and McLennan, J., 2013, "Effective and Sustainable Hydraulic Fracturing," p. 1000.

Bunger, A.P., Menand, T., Cruden, A.R., Zhang, X., and Halls, H., 2013, "Analytical predictions for a natural spacing with dyke swarms," Earth and Planetary Science Letters, vol.375, pp. 270-279.

Dyskin, A.V., Pasternak, E., Bunger, A.P., and Kear, J., 2013, "Blue Shift in the Spectrum of Arrival Times of Acoustic Signals Emitted during Laboratory Hydraulic Fracturing," in In: Effective and Sustainable Hydraulic Fracturing, A.P. Bunger, R. Jeffrey, and J. McLennan, eds..

Jeffrey, R.G., Wu, B., Bunger, A.P., Zhang, X., Chen, Z., Kear, J., and Kasperczyk, D., 2013, "Hydraulic Fracturing for Coal Seam Gas: Hydraulic Fracture Growth and Well Integrity. CSIRO Report EP138313 to National Industrial Chemicals Notification and Assessment Scheme, Department of Health and Ageing, Australian Government."

Kear, J., White, J., Bunger, A.P., Jeffrey, R.G., and Hessami, M.A., 2013, "Three Dimensional Forms of Closely-Spaced Hydraulic Fractures," in In:Effective and Sustainable Hydraulic Fracturing, A.P. Bunger, R. Jeffrey, and J. McLennan, eds..

Lecampion, B., Bunger, A.P., Kear, J., and Quesada, D., 2013, "Interface debonding driven by fluid injection in a cased and cemented wellbore: Modeling and experiments," International Journal of Greenhouse Gas Control, vol.18, pp. 208-223.

Lecampion, B., Peirce, A.P., Detournay, E., Zhang, X., Chen, Z., Bunger, A.P., Detournay, C., Napier, J., Abbas, S., Garagash, D., and Cundall, P., 2013, "The Impact of the Near-Tip Logic on the Accuracy and Convergence Rate of Hydraulic Fracture Simulators Compared to Reference Solutions," in In: Effective and Sustainable Hydraulic Fracturing, A.P. Bunger, R. Jeffrey, and J. McLennan, eds..

Wu, B., Zhang, X., Bunger, A.P., and Jeffrey, R.G., 2013, "An Efficient and Accurate Approach for Studying the Heat Extraction from Multiple Recharge and Discharge Wells," in Effective and Sustainable Hydraulic Fracturing, A.P. Bunger, R. Jeffrey, and J. McLennan, eds..

Bunger, A.P., 2012, "Analysis of the Power Input Needed to propagate Multiple Hydraulic Fractures. CSIRO Earth Science and Resource Engineering Report EP128743."

Bunger, A.P., Menand, T., Cruden, A.R., and Zhang, X., 2012, "Analytical Predictions for a Natural Spacing within Dyke Swarms. CSIRO Earth Science and Resource Engineering Report EP128750."

Bunger, A.P., Zhang, X., and Jeffrey, R.G., 2012, "Parameters Effecting the Interaction among Closely-Spaced Hydraulic Fractures," SPE Journal, vol.17, no.1, pp. 292-306.

Kear, J., Chen, Z., Zhang, X., Bunger, A.P., and Jeffrey, R.G., 2012, "An experimental and numerical investigation of the mechanics of hydraulic fractures intersecting with orthogonal interfaces. CSIRO Earth Science and Resource Engineering Report EP118290."

Bunger, A.P., 2011, "Stability of Hydraulic Fracture Growth under Simultaneous Injection from Multiple Initiation Sites along a Wellcore. CSIRO Earth Science and Resource Engineering Report EP117326."

Klee, G., Bunger, A.P., Meyer, G., Rummel, F., and Shen, B., 2011, "In-situ stress in borehole Blanche-1/South Australia derived from breakouts, core discing, and hydraulic-fracturing to 2 km depth," Rock Mechanics and Rock Engineering, vol.44, pp. 531-540.

Zhang, X., Jeffrey, R.G., Bunger, A.P., and Thiercelin, M., 2011, "Initiation and growth of a hydraulic fracture from a circular wellbore," International Journal of Rock Mechanics and Mining Sciences, vol.48, pp. 984-995.

Bunger, A.P., 2010, "Stochastic analysis of core discing for estimation of in situ stress," Rock Mechanics and Rock Engineering, vol.43, no.3, pp. 275-286.

Bunger, A.P., 2010, "The Mandel-Cryer Effect in Chemoporoelasticity," International Journal for Nuremical and Analytical Methods in Geomechanics, vol.34, no.14, pp. 1479-1511.

Bunger, A.P., and Cruden, A.R., 2010, "Modeling the growth of laccoliths and large mafic sills: Role of magma body forces," Journal of Geophysical Research - Solid Earth, vol.116, no.B08211.

Bunger, A.P., Kear, J., Rohde, A.H., and Jeffrey, R.G., 2010, "Hydraulic Fracture Growth through Frictional Interfaces in Adelaide Black Granite: Phase I Experiments. CSIRO Earth Science and Resource Engineering Report EP104290."

Bunger, A.P., Kear, J., Rohde, A.H., and Jeffrey, R.G., 2010, "Orthogonal and Oblique Interaction between a Hydraulic Fracture and a Frictional Interface in Wondabyne Sandstone."

Bunger, A.P., 2009, "Measurement of chemoporoelastic parameters for an Officer Basin - Paterson Formation shale: First results using small scale specimens. CSIRO Petroleum Confidential Report No. 09-078.."

Bunger, A.P., 2009, "Modeling the influence of magma body forces on the growth of igneous sills and laccoliths. CSIRO Petroleum Confidential Report No. 09-057."

Chen, Z., Bunger, A.P., Zhang, X., and Jeffrey, R.G., 2009, "Cohesive zone finite element-based modeling of hydraulic fractures," Acta Mechanica Solida Sinica, vol.22, no.5, pp. 443-452.

Jeffrey, R.G., Bunger, A.P., Zhang, X., Rohde, A.H., and Chen, Z.R., 2009, "Research for Industry," Oilfield Technology, no.37-40.

Jeffrey, R.G., and Bunger, A.P., 2009, "A Detailed Comparison of Experimental and Numerical Data on Hydraulic Fracture Height Growth through Stress Contrasts," SPE Journal, vol.14, no.3, pp. 413-422.

Bunger, A.P., 2008, "A rigorous tool for evaluating the importance of viscous dissipation in sill formation: It's in the tip," in Dynamics of Crustal Magma Transfer, Storage and Differentiation, C. Annen, and G. Zellmer, eds., Geological Society, pp. 71-81, London.

Bunger, A.P., 2008, "Scaling relationships for magma-driven intrusions. CSIRO Petroleum Open Report No. 08-004."

Bunger, A.P., 2008, "The chemoporoelastic Madel-Cryer effect. CSIRO Petroleum Confidential Report No. 08-055."

Bunger, A.P., and Detournay, E., 2008, "Experimental Validation of the Tip Asymptotics for a Fluid-Driven Fracture," Journal of the Mechanics and Physics of Solids, vol.56, no.11, pp. 3101-3115.

Bunger, A.P., Jeffrey, R.G., and Detournay, E., 2008, "Evolution and morphology of saucer-shaped sills in analogue experiments," in Structure and Emplacement of High-Level Magmatic System, N. Petford, and K. Thompson, eds., Geological Society, pp. 109-120, London.

Jeffrey, R.G., Bunger, A.P., Zhang, X., Lecampion, B., and Chen, Z., 2008, "Measuring hydraulic fracture growth in naturally fractured rock. CSIRO Petroleum Confidential Report No. 08-013."

Rohde, A., and Bunger, A.P., 2008, "The tip region of a hydraulic fracture crossing a stress boundary: Laboratory experiments. CSIRO Petroleum Confidential Report No. 09-057."

Bunger, A.P., 2007, "Analysis of fragmentation of the Blanche 1 core. CSIRO Petroleum Confidential Report No. 07-070."

2007, "Early time solution for a penny-shaped hydraulic fracture," Journal of Engineering Mechanics -- ASCE, vol.133, no.5, pp. 534-540.

Bunger, A.P., 2006, "A photometry method for measuring the opening of fluid-filled fractures," Measurement Science and Technology, vol.17, pp. 3237-3244.

Bunger, A.P., 2006, "Chemoporoelastic solution for a reactive shale ball and implications for parameter estimation. CSIRO Petroleum Confidential Report No. 06-074."

Bunger, A.P., and Detournay, E., 2005, "Asymptotic solution for a penny-shaped near-surface hydraulic fracture," Engineering Fracture Mechanics, vol.72, no.16, pp. 2468-2486.

Bunger, A.P., Detournay, E., and Garagash, D.I., 2005, "Toughness-dominated hydraulic fracture with leak-off," International Journal of Fracture, vol.134, no.2, pp. 175-190.

Bunger, A.P., Detournay, E., and Jeffrey, R.G., 2005, "Crack tip behavior in near-surface fluid-driven fracture experiments," Comptes Rendus Mecanique, vol.333, pp. 299-304.

Bunger, A.P., Jeffrey, R.G., and Detournay, E., 2005, "Experimental investigation of crack opening asymptotics for fluid-driven fracture," Strength, Fracture and Complexity, vol.3, no.2-4, pp. 139-147.

Bunger, A.P., and Detournay, E., 2003, "Toughness-dominated hydraulic fracture with leak-off. CSIRO Petroleum Unrestricted Report No. 03-002."

Bunger, A.P., "CSIRO Earth Science and Resource Engineering Report EP105643."

Bunger, A.P., Jeffrey, R.G., and Zhang, X., "Constraints on Simultaneous Growth of Hydraulic Fractures from Multiple Perforation Clusters in Horizontal Wells," SPE Journal, vol.19, no.4, pp. 608-620.

Bunger, A.P., Kear, J., Jeffrey, R.G., Prioul, R., and Chuprakov, D., 2015, "Laboratory Investigation of Hydraulic Fracture Growth Through Weak Discontinuities with Active Ultrasound Monitoring," 13th International Society for Rock Mechanics (ISRM) Congress, Montreal, Canada.

Ames, B.C., and Bunger, A.P., 2015, "Role of Turbulent Flow in Generating Short Hydraulic Fractures with High Net Pressure in Slickwater Treatments," SPE Hydraulic Fracturing Technology Conference, The Woodlands, Texas, USA.

Lecampion, B., Desroches, J., Jeffrey, R.G., Bunger, A.P., and Burghardt, J., 2015, "Initiation and Breakdown of Transverse Hydraulic Fracture: Theory and Experiments," 13th International Society for Rock Mechanics (ISRM) Congress, Montreal, Canada.

Bunger, A.P., 2014, "Workshop 2: The Role of Geomechanics in Geothermal Reservoirs Engineering," 48th US Rock Mechanics Symposium, Minneapolis, MN.

Bunger, A.P., 2014, International Workshop on Computational Geomechanics, Pittsburgh, PA.

Bunger, A.P., 2014, Solid Earth Physics Seminar and SEAS Applied Mechanics Colloquium, Harvard University.

Bunger, A.P., and Lu, G., 2014, "Time-Dependent Initiation of Multiple Hydraulic Fractures in a Formation with Varying Stresses," SPE East Regional Meeting, Charleston, WV.

Bunger, A.P., and Peirce, A.P., 2014, "Numerical Simulation of Simultaneous Growth of Multiple Interacting Hydraulic Fractures from Horizontal Wells," ASCE Shale Energy Engineering Conference, Pittsburgh, PA.

Bunger, A.P., Kear, J., Dyskin, A.V., and Pasternak, E., 2014, "Interpreting post-injection acoustic emission in laboratory hydraulic fracturing experiments," 48th US Rock Mechanics Symposium, Minneapolis, MN.

Jeffrey, R.G., Chen, Z.R., Zhang, X., Bunger, A.P., and Mills, K.W., 2014, "Measurement and analysis of full-scale hydraulic fracture reorientation," 48th US Rock Mechanics Symposium, Minneapolis, MN.

Josh, M., Bunger, A.P., Kear, J., Sarout, J., Dewhurst, D., Raven, M.D., Delle, P.C., Esteban, L., and Clennell, M.B., 2014, "The role of specific surface area and cation exchange capacity in determining shale rock properties," 4th EAGE Shales Workshop, Porto, Portugal.

Kear, J., and Bunger, A.P., 2014, "Dependence of Static Fatigue Tests on Experimental Configuration for a Crystalline Rock," 11th International Fatigue Congress, Melbourne, Australia.

Peirce, A.P., and Bunger, A.P., 2014, "Robustness of Interference Fractures that Promote Simultaneous Growth of Multiple Hydraulic Fractures," 48th US Rock Mechanics Symposium, Minneapolis, MN.

Peirce, A.P., and Bunger, A.P., 2014, "Small Changes with High Impact: Promoting Simultaneous Hydraulic Fracture Growth from Multiple Perforation Clusters," Horizontal Completions Optimization Western Canada, Calgary, Alberta, Canada.

Rivalta, E., Taisne, B., Bunger, A.P., and Katz, R., 2014, "A review of numerical modeling of dike propagation. Abstract in Proceedings of European Geosciences Union General Assembly," Vienna, Austria.

Rivalta, E., Taisne, B., Bunger, A.P., and Katz, R., 2014, "A review of numerical modeling of dike propagation.," Proceedings of European Geosciences Union General Assembly, Vienna, Austria.

Wu, B., Bunger, A.P., Zhang, X., Jeffrey, R.G., and Huddlestone-Holmes, C., 2014, "A heat extraction prediction for multiple fractures in a closed-loop circulation enhanced geothermal system," 38th Workshop on Geothermal Reservoir Engineering, Stanford, CA.

Bunger, A.P., 2013, "Invited Panelist - Future Directions Panel Discussion," SPE Workshop on Hydraulic Fracture Mechanics Considerations for Unconventional Reservoirs, Rancho Palos Verdes, CA, USA.

Bunger, A.P., Jeffrey, R.G., and Zhang, X., 2013, "Constraints on Simultaneous Growth of Hydraulic Fractures from Multiple Perforation Clusters in Horizontal Wells," SPE Hydraulic Fracturing Technology Conference, The Woodlands, Texas.

Chen, Z.R., Bunger, A.P., Tenthorey, E., Aung, M., and Jenkins, C., 2013, "Geomechanical modeling of the induced deformation and stresses at the Iona gas storage field during injection/withdrawal cycles," 2013 Cooperative Research Centre for Greenhouse Gas Technologies (CO2CRC) Symposium, Wrest Point, Tasmania, Australia.

Detournay, C., Bunger, A.P., and Wu, B., 2013, "Modeling the Impact of Drilling Fluid Salinity on Wellbore Stability using FLAC," 3rd International FLAC/DEM Symposium, Hangzhou, China.

Dewhurst, D.N., Bunger, A.P., Josh, M., Sarout, J., Delle, P.C., Esteban, L., and Clennell, M.B., 2013, "Mechanics, Physics, Chemistry and Shale Properties," Proceedings 47th US Rock Mechanics/Geomechanics Symposium, San Francisco, CA.

Bunger, A.P., 2012, Queensland University of Technology, Centre for Unconventional Resources.

Cruden, A.R., and Bunger, A.P., 2012, "Growth Histories and Emplacement Dynamics of Laccoliths and Large Mafic Sills: An Evaluation of Critical Parameters," European geosciences Union General Assembly, Vienna, Austria.

Menand, T., Bunger, A.P., and Cruden, A.R., 2012, "Predictions for a natural spacing within dyke swarms," American Geophysical Union Fall Meeting, San Francisco, CA.

Regenauer, L.K., Jeffrey, R.G., Rahman, S., Trefry, M., Karrech, A., Bunger, A.P., Dyskin, A.V., Zhang, X., Wu, B., Veveakis, M., Schrank, C., Fusseis, F., Poulet, T., Liu, J., Morra, G., Lyakhovsky, V., Wyborn, D., Yuen, D., Podgorney, R., and Kohl, T., 2012, "Deep Geothermal: A Science Proposition," International Workshop of Deep Geothermal Systems, Wuhan, China.

Wu, B., Bunger, A.P., Zhang, X., and Jeffrey, R.G., 2012, "Modeling Heat Extraction by Fluid Circulation through an Array of Conductive Fractures," Proceedings 2012 Australian Geothermal Energy Conference, Sydney, Australia.

Wu, B., Zhang, X.Wu, B., Jeffrey, R.G., and Bunger, A.P., 2012, "A Coupled Model for Wellbore/Reservoir Temperature Prediction and Stress Analysis during Fluid Circulation," 46th US Rock Mechanics Symposium, Chicago, IL.

Bunger, A.P., 2011, "Keynote Speaker," IODP/ICDP Workshop on Geological Carbon Capture and Storage in Mafic and Ultramafic Rocks, Muscat, Oman.

Bunger, A.P., and Cruden, A.R., 2011, "Modeling the Growth of Laccoliths and Large Mafic Sills," The 25th General Assembly of the International Union of Geodesy and Geophysics (IUGG), Melbourne, Australia.

Bunger, A.P., Jeffrey, R.G., and Zhang, X., 2011, "Experimental Investigation of the Interaction among Closely Spaced Hydraulic Fractures," Proceedings 45th US Rock Mechanics/Geomechanics Symposium, San Francisco, CA.

Bunger, A.P., Zhang, X., and Jeffrey, R.G., 2011, "Parameters Effecting the Interaction among Closely-Spaced Hydraulic Fractures," SPE Hydraulic Fracturing Technology Conference, The Woodlands, Texas.

Jeffrey, R.G., Zhang, X., Bunger, A.P., and Chen, Z., 2011, "Fracture Stimulation of Coal: from Minethrough to Model," The 3rd Asia Pacific Coalbed Methane Symposium, Brisbane, Australia.

Zhang, X., Jeffrey, R.G., and Bunger, A.P., 2011, "Hydraulic Fracture Growth from a non-circular Wellbore," Proceedings 45th US Rock Mechanics/Geomechanics Symposium, San Francisco, CA.

Bunger, A.P., 2010, "Invited Lecture," University of British Columbia, Institute for Applied Mathematics, Vancouver, Canada.

Bunger, A.P., Detournay, E., and Lakirouhani, A., 2010, "Modeling Hydraulic Fracture Breakdown," American Geophysical Union Fall Meeting, San Francisco, CA.

Bunger, A.P., Kear, J., Lecampion, B., and Quesada, D., 2010, "The geometry of hydraulic fracture growing along a wellbore annulus," 9th HSTAM International Congress on Mechanics, Limassol, Cyprus.

Bunger, A.P., Lakirouhani, A., and Detournay, E., 2010, "Modeling the effect of injection system compressibility and viscous fluid flow on hydraulic fracture breakdown pressure," Proceedings 5th International Symposium on In-situ Rock Stress, Beijing, P.R. China.

Cruden, A.R., and Bunger, A.P., 2010, "Emplacement dynamics of laccoliths, sills and dykes from dimensional scaling and mechanical models," LASI 4 - Physical geology of subvolcanic systems: laccoliths, sills and dykes, Moab and Mount Hillers, Utah.

Jeffrey, R.G., Zhang, X., Bunger, A.P., and Chen, Z., 2010, "Measurement of hydraulic fracture growth in a naturally fractured orebody for application to preconditioning," Second International Symposium on Block and Sublevel Caving, Perth, Australia.

Jeffrey, R.G., Zhang, X., and Bunger, A.P., 2010, "Hydraulic fracturing of naturally fractured reservoirs," 35th Workshop on Geothermal reservoir Engineering, Stanford, CA.

Lecampion, B., Quesada, D., Loizzo, M., Bunger, A.P., and Desroches, J., 2010, "Interface debonding as a controlling mechanism for loss of well integrity: Importance for Co2 injectors," 10th International Conference on Greenhouse Gas Control Technologies, Amsterdam.

Makhnenko, R.Y., Bunger, A.P., and Detournay, E., 2010, "Deviation from Linear Elastic Fracture in near-surface hydraulic fracturing experiments in rock," Proceedings 44th US Rock Mechanics Symposium and 5th US-Canada Rock Mechanics Symposium, Salt Lake City, Utah.

Meyer, G., Larking, A., Jeffrey, R., and Bunger, A.P., 2010, "Olympic Dam EGS Project," Proceedings World Geothermal Congress, Bali, Indonesia.

Zhang, X., Jeffrey, R.G., Bunger, A.P., and Thiercelin, M., 2010, "Initiation and growth of a hydraulic fracture from a borehole under viscosity or toughness dominated conditions," Proceedings 44th US Rock Mechanisms Symposium and 5th US-Canada Rock Mechanics Symposium, Salt Lake City, Utah.

Bunger, A.P., 2009, "Invited Lectures," University of Minnesota, Geomechanics Seminar Series, Minneapolis, MN, USA.

Bunger, A.P., and Cruden, A.R., 2009, "Modeling the influence of Magma Weight on the Growth of Laccoliths and Large Mafic Sills," American Geophysical Union Fall Meeting, San Francisco, CA.

Cruden, A.R., Mazzarini, F., Bunger, A.P., and Musumeci, G., 2009, "Geometry, scaling relationships and emplacement dynamics of a ca. 6 Ma shallow felsic sill complex, Calamita Peninsula, Elba Island, Italy.," American Geophysical Union Fall Meeting, San Francisco, CA.

Garagash, D.I., Rohde, A.H., and Bunger, A.P., 2009, "Leading Edge of a Hydraulic Fracture Crossing a Stress Boundary," Proceedings 12th International Conference on Fracture, Ottawa, Canada.

Jeffrey, R.G., Bunger, A.P., Lecampion, B., Zhang, X., Chen, Z.R., van, A.A., Allison, D., De, B.W., Dudley, J.W., Siebrits, E., Thiercelin, M., and Mainguy, M., 2009, "Measuring Hydraulic Fracture Growth in Naturally Fractured Rock," SPE Annual Technical Conference and Exhibition, New Orleans, LA.

Rohde, A.H., and Bunger, A.P., 2009, "Fluid flow visulisation for hydraulic fracture experiments," Proceedings Second Thailand Rock Mechanism Symposium, Chonburi, Thailand.

Bunger, A.P., 2008, "Experimental validation of hydraulic fracture tip asymptotics," Inagural International Conference of the Engineering Mechanics Institute (EM08), Minneapolis, MN.

Bunger, A.P., 2008, "Invited Lectures," Monash University, School of Geosciences, Melbourne, Australia.

Bunger, A.P., and Detournay, E., 2008, "A novel approach to improve wellbore stability in shale through rapid chemoporoelastic characterisation of drill cuttings," Proceedings 1st Southern Hemisphere Rock Mechanics Symposium Volume II, Perth, Australia.

Klee, G., Rummel, F., Jenke, G., Larking, A., Meyer, G., Bunger, A.P., Jeffrey, R.G., and Shen, B., 2008, "High horizontal stress in South Australia derived from breakouts, discing and hydraulic fracturing," Proceedings 3rd World Stress Map Conference, Potsdam, Germany.

Lakirouhani, A., Bunger, A.P., and Detournay, E., 2008, "Modeling initiation of hydraulic fractures from a wellbore," Proceedings 5th Asian Rock Mechanics Symposium, Tehran, Iran.

Wu, R., Bunger, A.P., Jeffrey, R.G., and Siebrits, E., 2008, "A comparison of numerical and experimental results of hydraulic fracture growth into a zone of lower confining stress," Proceedings 2nd US-Canada Rock Mechanics Symposium, San Francisco, CA.

Bunger, A.P., 2007, "Invited Lectures," Georgia Institute of Technology, School of Civil and Environmental Engineering, Atlanta, GA.

Bunger, A.P., 2007, "Theoretical analysis of a shale ball subjected to chemoporomechanical loading," Rock Mechanics: Meeting Society's Challenges and Demands - Proceedings 1st Canada -US Rock Mechanics Symposium, Vancouver, Canada.

Bunger, A.P., and Detournay, E., 2007, "Scaling relationships for deep and shallow magma-driven intrusions," American Geophysical Union Fall Meeting, San Francisco, CA.

Bunger, A.P., Detournay, E., Garagash, D., and Peirce, A., 2007, "Numerical simulation of hydraulic fracturing in the viscosity dominated regime," Hydraulic Fracturing Technology Conference, College Station, Texas.

Detournay, E., Peirce, A.P., and Bunger, A.P., 2007, "Viscosity dominated hydraulic fractures," Rock Mechanics: Meeting Society's Challenges and Demands - Proceedings 1st Canada -US Rock Mechanics Symposium, Vancouver, Canada.

Jeffrey, R.G., and Bunger, A.P., 2007, "A Detailed Comparison of Experimental and Numerical Data on Hydraulic Fracture Height Growth through Stress Contrasts," Hydraulic Fracturing Technology Conference, College Station, Texas.

Bunger, A.P., 2006, "Invited Lecturer," Institut de Physique du Globe de Paris, Departement de Sismologie, Paris, France.

Bunger, A.P., 2006, "Invited Lecturer," University of Oslo, Physics of Geological Processes Institute, Oslo, Norway.

Bunger, A.P., 2006, "Invited Lectures," Ecole Normale Superieure, Departement Terre-Atmosphere-Ocean, Paris, France.

Bunger, A.P., 2006, "Saucer-shaped sill geometry as an indicator of the parameters governing emplacement," European Geosciences Union General Assembly, Vienna, Austria.

Bunger, A.P., and Detournay, E., 2006, "A rigorous tool for evaluating the importance of viscous dissipation in sill formation: It is in the tip," American Geophysical Union Fall Meeting, San Francisco, CA.

Bunger, A.P., Jeffrey, R.G., and Detournay, E., 2006, "An experimental study on the geometry of saucer-shaped fluid-driven fractures.," K. Thomson, ed., Abstracts of the Lasi II: Physical geology of subvolcanic systems: Laccoliths, Sills and Dykes, Portree, Isle of Skye, Scotland.

Detournay, E., and Bunger, A.P., 2006, "Plane Strain Propagation of a Shallow Hydraullic Fracture," Eurock 06 - International Symposium on Rock Mechanics, Liege, Belguim.

Polteau, S., Mazzini, A., Bunger, A.P., Galland, O., Planke, S., Neumann, E.R., Malthe-Sorensen, A., Swensen, H., and Ferre, E., 2006, "Saucer morphologies of magmatic intrusions and sand injectites," American Geophysical Union Fall Meeting, San Francisco, CA.

Zhang, X., and Bunger, A.P., 2006, "Modeling Mechanisms of Saucer-Shaped Sill Formation," American Geo-physical Union Fall Meeting, San Francisco, CA.

Bunger, A.P., 2005, "Award seminar as recipient of Neville G.W. Cook Award for Innovative Research in Geomechanics," University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, USA.

Bunger, A.P., Jeffrey, R.G., and Detournay, E., 2005, "Application of Scaling Laws to Laboratory-Scale Hydraulic Fractures," 40th US Rock Mechanics Symposium, Alaska.

Bunger, A.P., Jeffrey, R.G., and Detournay, E., 2005, "Experimental investigation of crack opening asymptotics for fluid-driven fracture," 11th International Conference on Fracture.

Bunger, A.P., Jeffrey, R.G., and Detournay, E., 2005, "The Geometry of Shallow Sills and Hydraulic Fractures," American Geophysical Union Fall Meeting, San Francisco, CA.

Bunger, A.P., Jeffrey, R.G., and Detournay, E., 2004, "Toughness-dominated near-surface hydraulic fracture experiments," 6th North American Rock Mechanics Symposium.

Bunger, A.P., and Crouch, S.L., 2003, "Investigation of two-dimensional crack growth in compression using moire interferometry," 12th Panamerican Conference on Soil Mechnaics and Geotechnical Engineering.

Bunger, A.P., 2014, Seminar Series of the Center Sustainable Engineering of Geological and Infrastructure Materials.

Bunger, A.P., Zhang, X., and Jeffrey, R.G., 2013, "Hydraulic Fracturing (Forecasting curvature for closely-spaced hydraulic fractures)," 2,012,097,405.

Detournay, E., and Bunger, A.P., 2010, "Method to Characterise Rock Formations and Apparatus for use Therewith," 12/734,776.