Et profilbilde

Alexander Rozhko { "honorific-suffix": "Professor", "fn": "Alexander Rozhko", "tel": "", "email": "" }

Faculty Faculty of Science and Technology
Department Department of Energy Resources
Priv. phone/mob +47 90237236


  • B.Sc. in Physics (Quantum Optics), Novosibirsk State University (2000)
  • M.Sc. in Geophysics (Exploration), Novosibirsk State University (2002)
  • Ph.D. in Physics (Physics of Geological Processes), University of Oslo (2007)
  • Dr.Sc. in Earth, Universe and Environmental Sciences, Université Grenoble Alpes (2007)

Courses taught

Research fields

Rock Physics, Rock Mechanics, Multiphase Fluid Flow, Interface Phenomena Effects

Selected publications

  • Rozhko, Alexander (2019). Bulk moduli and seismic attenuation in partially saturated rocks: hysteresis of liquid bridges effect. Geophysical Prospecting. ISSN 0016-8025. Volume 67. Booklet 5. p. 1404-1430. DOI: 10.1111/1365-2478.12782.
  • Rozhko, Alexander Yu; Bauer, Andreas (2019). Contact line friction and surface tension effects on seismic attenuation and effective bulk moduli in rock with a partially saturated crack. Geophysical Prospecting. ISSN 0016-8025. p. 1-22. DOI: 10.1111/1365-2478.12653.
  • Rozhko, Alexander Yu (2016). Two-phase fluid-flow modeling in a dilatant crack-like pathway. Journal of Petroleum Science and Engineering. ISSN 0920-4105. Volume 146. p. 1158-1172. DOI: 10.1016/j.petrol.2016.08.018.
  • Rozhko, Alexander Yu (2012). Reply to comment by S. A. Shapiro on "Role of seepage forces on seismicity triggering". Journal of Geophysical Research - Solid Earth. ISSN 2169-9313. Volume 117. Booklet B3. DOI: 10.1029/2011JB009086.
  • Rozhko, Alexander Yu (2010). Role of Seepage Forces on Seismicity Triggering. Journal of Geophysical Research - Solid Earth. ISSN 2169-9313. Volume 115. Booklet B11. DOI: 10.1029/2009JB007182.
  • Rozhko, Alexander (2008). Benchmark for poroelastic and thermoelastic numerical codes. Physics of the Earth and Planetary Interiors. ISSN 0031-9201. Volume 171. Booklet 1-4. p. 170-176. DOI: 10.1016/j.pepi.2008.08.016.
  • Rozhko, Alexander; Podladtchikov, Iouri; Renard, Francois Marie Paul L (2007). Failure patterns caused by localized rise in pore-fluid overpressure and effective strength of rocks. Geophysical Research Letters. ISSN 0094-8276. Volume 34. DOI: 10.1029/2007GL031696.
  • Rozhko, Alexander (2003). Interaction of acoustic and seismic waves (reflection-refraction of waves on the "ground-to-air" interface). Physical Mesomechanics. ISSN 1029-9599. Volume 6. Booklet 1. p. 23-31.

Research in progress

Work experience

Scientific publications (from Cristin)

  • Rozhko, Alexander Yu (veileder); Haydari, Zahra (veileder) (2017). Deciphering permeability from micro-seismic dots using novel analytic model. Universitetet i Stavanger. 63 p.
  • Rozhko, Alexander Yu (veileder); Haydari, Zahra (2017). Modeling of failure patterns around a borehole driven by gradients in the pore pressure. UiS.
  • Rozhko, Alexander Yu (veileder); Derusov, Artem (2016). Effects of salt geometry on the overburden calculation for borehole stability study. Universitetet i Stavanger.
  • Rozhko, Alexander; Podladtchikov, Iouri (veileder); Renard, Francois Marie Paul L (veileder) (2007). Role of seepage forces on hydraulic fracturing and failure patterns. Unipub forlag. 100 p.
  • Rozhko, Alexander Yu (2017). Effect of capillary pressure and contact angle hysteresis in a partially-saturated crack on low frequency moduli and attenuation. NTNU; 2017-05-29 - 2017-06-02.
  • Rozhko, Alexander Yu; Jonoud, Sima; Wennberg, Ole Petter; Naumann, M. (2017). Modeling Of Normal Net Stress Effect On Fracture Relative Permeability And Its Effect On Oil Recovery From Fractured Carbonate reservoirs. EAGE; 2017-10-04 - 2017-10-07.
  • Rozhko, Alexander Yu; Jonoud, Sima; Wennberg, Ole Petter; Naumann, M; Haugen, A. H.*; Lapponi, F.L (2017). Microscopic Sweep Efficiency In Fractured Carbonate Reservoirs - Use Of Micro-Scale Models To Study Matrix Fracture Inter. EAGE; 2017-10-04 - 2017-10-07.
  • Rozhko, Alexander Yu; Wennberg, Ole Petter; Jonoud, Sima (2017). Modelling of normal net stress effect on two-phase relative permeability and capillary pressure of rough-walled fracture. 2017-04-24 - 2017-04-28.
  • Wennberg, Ole Petter; Lennan, L; Graham Wall, B.; Jonoud, Sima; Rozhko, Alexander Yu (2017). Characterisation Of Natural Open Fractures In Carbonates Using X-Ray Computed Tomography - Examples From Shetland Group I. EAGE; 2017-10-04 - 2017-10-07.
  • Rozhko, Alexander Yu (2015). Modeling of Stress and Pressure Dependence of the Sealing and Transport Properties of the Fault. EAGE; 2015-09-20 - 2015-09-24.
  • Rozhko, Alexander Yu (2012). Effect of Osmotic Force On Apparent Fracture Toughness. American Rock Mechanics Association; 2012-06-24 - 2012-06-27.
  • Rozhko, Alexander Yu (2011). Capillary Phenomena In Partially-Saturated Rocks: Theory of Effective Stress. American Rock Mechanics Association;
  • Rozhko, Alexander Yu (2010). Scaling of Fluid-induced Seismicity by Coulomb Stress Transfer Model. EAGE SPE EUROPEC;
  • Rozhko, Alexander Yu (2010). Unconfined Compressive Strength of Partially Saturated Shales: the Fracture Mechanics Approach.
  • Nicolaisen, Filip; Malthe-Sørenssen, Anders; Nermoen, Anders; Rozhko, Alexander (2007). Simulations of Hydrothermal Vent Complexes. AGU; 2007-12-10 - 2007-12-14.
  • Rozhko, Alexander; Podladtchikov, Iouri (2005). Vent Modeling. 2005-09-08 - 2005-09-14.
  • Rozhko, Alexander; Podladtchikov, Iouri (2005). Vent Modeling. 2005-05-04 - 2005-05-06.
  • Rozhko, Alexander (2004). Surface wave propagation along the boundary with air.