Assistant Professor
University of Wyoming
College of Engineering and Applied Science
Department of Petroleum Engineering
Dept. 3295
1000 E. University Avenue
Laramie, WY 82071
ptahmase@uwyo.edu


Education/Academic Experience:

  • Research Scientist, Department of Mechanical and Civil Engineering, California Institute of Technology, 2015-2016
  • Associate Research Scientist, Department of Chemical Engineering and Materials Science (University of Southern California) and University of Texas at Austin, 2014-2015
  • Postdoctoral Research Fellow, Energy Resources Engineering, Stanford University, 2012-14
  • Ph.D. Reservoir Modeling, University of Southern California/Amirkabir, 2012
  • BSc./M.Sc.: 2007; Amirkabir University, 2009


Research Interests
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  • Flow in Porous Media: Multiphase flow simulation, Physics-based flow modeling, EOR
  • Computational Geomechanics
  • Porous Media Reconstruction
  • Stochastic Modeling: Higher-order statistics, Inverse problems
  • Uncertainty Modeling
  • Computational Modeling: Serial computing, GPU, High performance algorithms
  • Unconventional Energy Resources: Shale gas reservoirs.

Awards/Honors:

  • Vistelius Research Award, International Association for Mathematical Geosciences (2017)
  • Best Author Award, University of Texas at Austin (2016)
  • Stanford Center for Reservoir Forecasting (SCRF) fellowship award (2012)