Doctoral Student of Petroleum Engineering

 

Room: 221

Dep. 4311 1000 E.  University Avenue
Laramie, WY 82071

Advisor: Mohammad Piri

Email: melnaeem@uwyo.edu

Phone: 307-76-4011

 

Education:

Ph.D.  Petroleum Engineering, University of Wyoming, February 2018 – Present

M.S.  Petroleum Engineering, King Fahd University of Petroleum & Minerals, Dhahran, Saudi Arabia, December 2016

B.S. Honor in Petroleum & Natural Gas Engineering (First Class), University of Khartoum, Khartoum, Sudan, August 2011

 

Research Interests & Area of Specialization:

  • Adsorption/desorption and condensation on reservoir rocks.
  • Enhanced gas recovery.
  • Enhanced oil recovery.
  • Multi-phase flow in porous media.
  • Well stimulation (Acidizing, Hydraulic fracturing and Acid-fracturing).
  • CO2 sequestration.
  • Artificial intelligence applications in petroleum engineering.
  • Reservoir simulation.
  • Fluids properties EOS, and Phase behavior.
  • Unconventional reservoirs description and dynamics.
  • Well logs interpretation.

 

Previous Researches:

  • Enhanced gas recovery.
  • Adsorption of CH4/CO2 on different reservoir rocks.
  • Artificial intelligence in petroleum Engineering.
  • Coding multi-phase black oil simulator.
  • Multi-fractures and multilateral wells design.
  • Impact of Surfactant on the Retention of CO2 and Methane in Carbonate Reservoirs.
  • CO2 sequestration.
  • Reservoir characterization, rock mechanics, wells’ placement and mud design.
  • Unconventional reservoirs description and dynamics.
  • Pressure Pulse Technology (PPT) In Enhance Oil Recovery (EOR).
  • Artificial lifts design.

 

Experience:

Research Assistant

  • The Center of Innovation for Flow Through Porous Media (COIFPM), University of Wyoming, Laramie, United States, February 2018 – Present
  • Center for Integrative Petroleum Research (CIPR), King Fahd University of Petroleum & Minerals, Dhahran, Saudi Arabia, September 2016 – February 2018

Part-Time Research Assistant-Teaching Assistant/ MSc Student

  • King Fahd University of Petroleum & Minerals, Dhahran, Saudi Arabia, August 31, 2014 – 2016