Brice Lecampion is an assistant Professor and the head of the Geo-Energy Lab – Gaznat Chair on GeoEnergy at the Ecole Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne (EPFL), Switzerland. Prior to joining EPFL, he worked for Schlumberger in research and development from 2006 until May 2015 – serving in a variety of roles ranging from project manager to principal scientist in both Europe and the United States. He holds an engineering degree in Geophysics and Geotechnics from UMPC, Paris and a PhD in mechanics from Ecole Polytechnique, France. After receiving his PhD in 2002, he worked as a research scientist in the hydraulic fracturing research group of CSIRO division of Petroleum resources (Melbourne, Australia) from 2003 to 2006. His current research interests cover hydraulic fracture mechanics, mechanics of porous media and dense suspensions flow.