Theses and Dissertations — 2018

Masters Theses

Student Advisor(s) Thesis/Dissertation Title
Abhishek Arya Dr. Michael T. Myers Studying the Effect of Preconsolidation Stress on Stress-Strain Behavior of Sands [Link]
Franklin Buchanan Dr. Christine Ehlig-Economides Completion System Enabling Simultaneous Injection and Production from Alternating Transverse Fractures in a Horizontal Well
Anisha Deka Dr. Ganesh Thakur Diagnostic Analysis Approach to Evaluate Production Performance and IOR/EOR Opportunities of Mature Reservoirs [Link]
Nitish Goyal Dr. Michael Nikolaou Estimating Stimulated Reservoir Volume of Refractured Wells in Unconventional Reservoirs using Production Data Analysis
Xiaofan Hu Dr. Christine Ehlig-Economides Microseismic Motivated Model for Asymmetric Hydraulic Fractures in Adjacent Multiple Transverse Fracture Horizontal Wells [Link]
Zhuoran Li Dr. Guan Qin Multiphase Equilibrium Characterization and Compositional Analysis in Presence of Hydrates [Link]
Sundar Ramasamy Dr. Ganesh Thakur Application of Reservoir Simulation Techniques Using an Actual Case Study of a Mature Oil Field [Link]
Mohamad Salman Dr. Konstantinos Kostarelos Low Interfacial Tension Foam Miscible Ethane Oil Recovery in Low Permeability Harsh Environments [Link]
Ayush Raj Srivastava Dr. Ganesh Thakur Improving Reservoir Simulation Models by Incorporating Rock Types [Link]
Nathan H. Tran Dr. Ganesh Thakur Application of Data Analytics to Prediction of Initial Production in Tight Oil Reservoir [Link]
Dutt N. Tripathi Dr. Lori Hathon Determining a Standard Protocol for Permeability from Thin Section Image Analysis [Link]
Shunxiang Xia Dr. Konstantinos Kostarelos Removal of Asphaltene from Crude Oil by the Electro–Deposition Method [Link]
Zhonghao Xiang Dr. Mohamed Soliman Modeling Transient Inflow Performance in Artifical-Lift Systems [Link]


Student Advisor(s) Thesis/Dissertation Title
Ye Guo Dr. Guan Qin A Connectivity-based Hierarchical Model for Naturally Fractured Reservoir Simulation [Link]
Zhengfan Liu Dr. Lori Hathon Application of Raman Spectroscopy and Transmission Spectroscopy for Shale Reservoir Characterization: Thermal Maturity Correlation and Organic Matter Type Differentiation [Link]
Ali Rezaei Dr. Mohamed Soliman Poroelastic Solutions of Hydraulic Fracturing Problems Using Fast Multipole Boundary Element Method [Link]
Chen Yu Dr. Ahmad Sakhaee-Pour Effective Gas Densities of Shale Formations in North America [Link]
Tao Yuan Dr. Guan Qin Numerical Modeling and Simulation of Mineral Dissolution in Fractured Carbonate Formations [Link]