Current MSc Students

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Yikun Li

Current MSc student

Research topic: "Modification of the Peng-Robinson

Equation Of State under the capillary effect"

Past MSc Students

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Zhenjie (Martin) Wang

Current MSc student

Research topic: "Use of Nano Particles for

Stable Pickering Emulsion

in Heavy Oil Recovery"

Thesis

Randy Agra Pratama

MSc 2019

Research topic: "Effect of Temperature, Phase Change, and Chemical Additive on Interfacial Properties and Performance of Steam Applications"

Thesis

Enoc Basilio

MSc  2019

Research topic: "Mechanics of Foamy Oils"

Thesis

Fritjof Bruns

MSc 2018

Research topic: "Chemical Additives to Steam Injection:  Testing New Generation Chemicals and Conventional Surfactants"

Thesis

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Jungin Lee (Donna)

MSc 2018

Research topic: "Stability of Microemulsion during Heavy-Oil Recovery under Steam and Water/Chemical Injection Conditions"

Thesis

Yeji Soh

MSc 2017

Research topic: "Improvement of Post-CHOPS: Cyclic Solvent Injection with Optimal Solvents and Conditions"

Thesis

Yuliya (You) Wei

MSc 2017

Research topic: “Wettability Alteration Induced by Chemical Agents at Elevated Temperature and Pressure"

Thesis

Watch HTHP Imbibition System Video

Siyuan (Jessi) Yi

MSc 2017

Research topic: “Application of Nano-Metal Particle to Enhance Heavy-Oil Recovery in the Late Stages of Cyclic Steam Stimulation"

Thesis

Watch Cyclic Steam Injection Video

Jingwen (Jessica) Cui

MSc 2016
Research topic: “Retrieval of Solvent Injected During Heavy-Oil Recovery in Heterogeneous Porous Media: Pore Scale Analysis through Micro Model Experiments"

Thesis

Fang Fang

MSc 2015

Research topic: “3-D Analysis of Heavy-Oil Recovery by Solvents under Elevated Temperatures"

Thesis

Watch 3-D visualization of solvent diffusion and dispersion Video

Aigerim Raimbay

MSc 2015

Co-advisor: Dr. E. Kuru

Research topic: “Effects of Proppant Characteristics on Gas-Water Flow in Rough Fractures” 

Thesis

Andrea Paola Marciales Ramirex

MSc 2015

Research topic: “Development of Solvent Selection Criteria Based on Diffusion Rate, Mixing Quality, and Solvent Retrieval for Optimal Heavy-Oil and Bitumen Recovery at Different Temperatures"

Thesis

Mohammedalmojtaba Mohammed

MSc 2014

Currently with Sudapet, Sudan

Research topic: “Solvent Retrieval and Wettability Alteration during Heavy-Oil and Bitumen Recovery by SOS-FR (Steam-Over-Solvent Injection in Fractured Reservoirs) Method"

Thesis

Laura Smith Moreno Arciniegas 

MSc 2014

Currently with Cenovus

Research topic: "Asphaltene Precipitation During Solvent Injection at Different Reservoir Conditions and Its Effects on Heavy-Oil Recovery from Oilsands"

Thesis

Mohsen Keshavarz

MSc 2013

Co-advisor: Dr. R. Okuno

Current position: PhD Candidate, University of Calgary

Research topic: “Mechanistic Simulation Study of Steam-Solvent Coinjection for Bitumen and Heavy-Oil Recovery"

Thesis

Mohammad Al-Gosayir

MSc 2012

Co-advisor: Dr. J. Leung

Currently with ARAMCO

Research topic: 

Thesis

Akshay Gunde

MSc 2011

Co-advisor: Dr. S. Mitra

Research topic: “Spontaneous Imbibition and Solvent Diffusion in Fractured Porous Media by LBM"

Thesis

Dmitry Bogatkov

MSc 2008

Currently with Alberta Innovates Technology Futures

Research topic: "2- and 3-D Fracture Network Generation and Modeling Solvent Injection Using Stochastic Algorithms in Fractured Systems"

Thesis

Katya Stalgorova

MSc 2011

Currently with FEKETE

Research topic: “Core and Field Scale Modeling of Miscible Injection Processes in Fractured Porous Media Using Random Walk and Particle Tracking"

Thesis

Vahapcan Er

MSc 2009

Currently with Saskatchewan Research Council

Research topic: "Experimental and Numerical Modeling of Borehole Ballooning - Effect of Fractures Roughness"

Thesis

Khosrow Naderi

MSc 2008/PhD 2013

Currently with Saskatchewan Research Council

Research topic: 

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Varun Pathak

MSc 2011

Currently with CMG

Research topic: “Hot Solvent Injection for Heavy-Oil and Bitumen Recovery"

Thesis

Mert Ozdemirtas

MSc 2008

Co-advisor: Dr. E. Kuru

Currently with TOTAL

Research topic: "Experimental and Numerical Modeling of Borehole Ballooning - Effect of Fractures Roughness"

Thesis

Tarek Hamida

MSc 2006

Currently with ARC

Research topic: "Effect of Ultrasonic Waves on Multiphase Flow in Porous Media"

Thesis