Postdoctoral Fellows / Research Engineers


Jungin (Donna) Lee

Research Engineer

(1 September 2018 to 01 May 2020)

Research topic: Generation and Stability of Microemulsion to Improve Heavy-Oil Recovery by Waterflooding with Chemical Additives at Cold Conditions.


Mohammed Al-Mojtaba

Research Engineer

(1 September 2018 to 1 September 2019)

Research topic: Analysis of Mixing Process in the Presence of Interface between Heavy-Oil and Solvent and Cold Production of Emulsified Oil.


Y. Sugai

Postdoctoral Fellow

With Kyushu University

(23 July 2008 to 31 September 2008)

Research topic: Measurement of Swelling of Crude Oil in Porous Media due to Carbon Dioxide Dissolution.

Current position: Assistant Professor at Kyushu University in Japan.

Yu (Brian) Shi

Postdoctoral Fellow

(17 January 2018 to 19 November 2018)

Research topic: Analysis of Mixing Process in the Presence of Interface between Heavy-Oil and Solvent and Effects of Nano-Particles on Interfacial Interactions During Heavy-Oil Recovery.

Current position: Assistant Professor at Xi’an Shiyou University in Xi’an, China.

Nahai Cao

Research Engineer

(30 April 2014 to 30 September 2014)

Research topic: Effect of Water Phase and Wettability on Solvent Injection Alternated with Water during Light and Heavy-Oil Recovery.


Dr. Achinta Bera

Postdoctoral Fellow

(February 2014 to July 2015)

Research topics: (1) Heavy-Oil Recovery Using Different Frequency Electromagnetic Heating; (2) Foamy Oil Flow and post CHOPS EOR; (3) Wettability Alteration and Measurements at HPHT Conditions.

Currently an Assistant Professor at Pandit Deendayal Petroleum University in Gandhi Nagar, Gujarat, India.

Alireza Rangriz-Shokri

Postdoctoral Fellow

(July 2015 to April 2016)

Research topics: (1)Characterization of Fracture Networks and Their Effective Permeability; (2) Evaluation of post-CHOPS (Cold Heavy Oil Production with Sand) EOR Methods.


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Dr. Kreangkrai Maneeintr

Postdoctoral Fellow

with Kyushu University

(4 August 2010 to 18 October 2010)

Research topic: Effect of Emulsion Generation on Heavy-Oil Recovery During CO2-Steam Injection.

Current position: Lecturer, Dept. of Chemical Eng., King Mongkut’s University of Technology in Bangkok, Thailand.

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Dr. Kayhan Develi
Postdoctoral fellow 
(23 January 2008 until 23 September 2008) 
with Istanbul Technical University, Turkey

Research topic: Experimental Modeling of Single and Multi Phase Flow in a Rough-Single Fracture

Currently an Assistant Professor at Istanbul Technical University in Turkey

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