Li, W., & Juanes, R. (2024). Dynamic imaging of force chains in 3D granular media. Proceedings of National Academy of Sciences, 19(37), 7136-7148. 121 (14) e2319160121. (link

* Featured on MIT News (link), MIT Spotlight (link)

Meng, Y., Li, W., & Juanes, R. (2023). Crossover from viscous fingering to fracturing in cohesive wet granular media: a photoporomechanics study. Soft Matter, 19(37), 7136-7148. (link)

Meng, Y., Li, W. (equal contribution), & Juanes, R. (2022) Fracturing in Wet Granular Media Illuminated by Photoporomechanics. Physical Review Applied, 18, 064081 (link

*Featured as Editor's Suggestion

Li, W., Germaine, J. T. and Einstein, H. H. (2022) A Three-Dimensional Study of Wormhole Formation in a Porous Medium: Wormhole Length Scaling and a Rankine Ovoid Model. Water Resources Research (link)

Li, W., Meng, Y., Primkulov, B. K., & Juanes, R. (2021). Photoporomechanics: An Experimental Method to Visualize the Effective Stress Field in Fluid-Filled Granular Media. Physical Review Applied, 16(2), 024043. (link)

Li, W., Germaine, J. T., & Einstein, H. H. (2021). Transport‐Controlled Dissolution in an Evolving Fracture: The Extended Purday Solution and Fracture Flow Tests. Water Resources Research, 57(3), e2020WR029166. (link)

Li, W., Einstein, H. H., & Germaine, J. T. (2019). An experimental study of matrix dissolution and wormhole formation using gypsum core flood tests: 1. Permeability evolution and wormhole geometry analysis. Journal of Geophysical Research: Solid Earth, 124(11), 11055-11073. (link)

Li, W., Einstein, H. H., & Germaine, J. T. (2019). An Experimental Study of Matrix Dissolution and Wormhole Formation Using Gypsum Core Flood Tests: 2. Dissolution Kinetics and Modeling. Journal of Geophysical Research: Solid Earth, 124(11), 11074-11088. (link)

Li, W., & Einstein, H. H. (2017). Theoretical and numerical investigation of the cavity evolution in gypsum rock. Water Resources Research, 53(11), 9988-10001. (link)

Refereed conference publications

Li, W., Alghannam, M. and Juanes, R., 2021. Experimental study on the seismic behavior of fault gouge induced by fluid injection. 55th US Rock Mechanics/Geomechanics Symposium. (link)

Li, W., Einstein, H. H. and Germaine, J. T., 2019. Geometric and fractal analysis on the complex wormholes resulting from gypsum core flood tests. 53rd US Rock Mechanics/Geomechanics Symposium. (link)

Li, W., Opolot, M., Sousa, R. L. and Einstein, H. H., 2018. Transport-controlled dissolution in underground cavities: An experimental validation of the extended Graetz solution. 52nd US Rock Mechanics/Geomechanics Symposium. (link)

Opolot, M., Li, W., Sousa, R.L. and Costa, A.L., 2017. Experimental study of the mechanics of gypsum seam hazard for Abu Dhabi. In Global Changes and Natural Disaster Management: Geo-information Technologies. (link)

Vecchiarelli, A., Li, W., Juliusson, E. and Einstein, H. H., 2014. Applicability of GEOFRAC to model a geothermal reservoir: a case study. Proceedings, Thirty-Ninth Workshop on Geothermal Reservoir Engineering. (link)

Li, W., Yost, K., and Sousa, R. L., 2013, Heat transfer between fluid flow and fractured rocks, Transactions - Geothermal Resources Council 

 2013 Annual Meeting (link)

Li, W., Cao, J. and Zheng, R., 2012. Centrifuge modeling of vertical bearing behavior of bolt-shotcrete supported slope, Advanced Materials Research, Vol 446-449, pp 1468-1471