Marco Terzariol

Postdoctoral Fellows and Research Scientists

Research Scientist



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Research Interests

Methane Hydrate-Bearing Sediments Gas Production
In-situ Characterization
Lab and field tools: design, implementation, and deployment
Lab Testing

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Selected Publications

Terzariol, M., Sun, Z., and Santamarina, J.C. (2018) – “Methane hydrate bearing sediments: An analysis of production strategies”, Proc. Of the International Symposium on Energy Geotechnics SEG-2018.

- Terzariol, M. and Santamarina, J.C. (2017) – “Methane Hydrates: Sampling and Pressure Core Technology”, 19th Intern. Conference on Soil Mechanics and Geotechnical Engineering, Seoul, South Korea.

Bachus, R.C., Terzariol, M., Pasten, C., Dai, S., Cha, M.S., Kim, S.H., Jang, J., Papadopoulos, E., Roshankhah, S., Chong, S,H., Lei, L., Garcia, A., Park, J., Sivaram, A., Santamarina, F., Ren, X. and Santamarina, J.C. (2017) – “Fly Ash Properties and Characterization: eastern USA study”, J. of Geotechnical and Geoenvironmental Engineering.

Terzariol, M., Goldsztein, G. and Santamarina, J.C. (2017) – “Maximum Recoverable Gas from Hydrate Bearing Sediments by Depressurization”, Energy, 141, pp. 1622-1628.

Santamarina, J.C.; Dai, S.; Terzariol M.; Jang, J.; Waite, W.F.; Winters, W.J.; Nagao, J.; Yoneda, J; Konno, Y.; Fujii, T. and Suzuki, K. (2015). "Hydro-Bio-Geomechanical Properties of Hydrate Bearing Sediments from Nankai Trough", Journal of Marine and Petroleum Geology.


- PhD, Civil and Environmental Engineering, Georgia Institute of Technology, Atlanta, GA, USA. 2013-2015.
- MS, Civil and Environmental Engineering, Georgia Institute of Technology, Atlanta, GA, USA. 2011-2013.​
- Ingeniero Civil, Universidad Nacional de Cordoba, Cordoba, Argentina. 2004-2009.

Scientific and Professional Membership

  • Sociedad Argentina de Ingenieria Geotecnica (Argentinian Geotechnical Society)
  • ISSMGE (International Society for Soil Mechanics and Geotechnical Engineering)
  • ASCE member - Geo Institute