Doctoral Student of Petroleum Engineering


Room: 223




Bachelor of Geology and Petroleum Engineering, Ho Chi Minh city University of Technology, Vietnam, 2008 – 2013

Master of Petroleum Engineering, Inha University, South Korea, 2015 – 2017

Ph.D., Petroleum Engineering, University of Wyoming, 2017 – Present


Research Interests and Area of Specialization:

  • Enhanced oil recovery.
  • Phase behavior in nanopores.
  • Fluid flows in tight formations.


Current Research Project:

Gas injection for enhancing oil recovery in tight oil.


Previous Researches:

  • Chemical flooding for enhancing oil recovery.
  • CO2 flooding in conventional reservoirs.
  • Utilization of nano-particles to enhance light and highly viscous oil recovery.



Ehsan E., Si L.V., Chon B.H., Choi H.J., Mahin S., Mostafa G. and Mahammad R. An experimental study on enhanced oil recovery utilizing nanoparticle ferrofluid through the application of a magnetic field. Journal of Industrial & Engineering Chemistry, 58: 319-327 (2018).

Si L.V. and Chon B.H. Evaluating the critical performances of a CO2-enhanced oil recovery process using artificial neural network models. Journal of Petroleum Science & Engineering, 157: 207–222 (2017).

Si L.V. and Chon B.H. Effects of salinity and slug size in miscible CO2 water-alternating-gas core flooding experiments. Journal of Industrial & Engineering Chemistry, 52: 99–107 (2017).

Si L.V. and Chon B.H. Effective prediction and management of a CO2 flooding process for enhancing oil recovery using artificial neural networks. Journal of Energy Resources Technology – Transaction of ASME, 140(3): 032906-032906-14 (2017)

Si L.V. and Chon B.H. Numerical studies on the effects of various complicated barrier configuration on sweep efficiency in surfactant/polymer flooding. Journal of Industrial & Engineering Chemistry, 38: 200–210 (2016).

Si L.V. and Chon B.H. Artificial neural network model for Alkali-surfactant-polymer flooding in viscous oil reservoirs: Generation and application. Energies, 9(12): 1081 (2016).

Si L.V. and Chon B.H. Chemical flooding in heavy-oil reservoirs: from technical investigation to optimization using response surface methodology. Energies, 9(9): 711 (2016).

Si L.V. and Chon B.H. The performance of surfactant-polymer flooding in horizontal wells consisting of multilayers in a reservoir system. Energies, 9(4): 244 (2016).

Si L.V. and Chon B.H. Investigation of sweep efficiency in surfactant-polymer flooding with existing a barrier between wells by using CMG (STARS) simulator. International Journal of Oil, Gas and Coal Technology, 2016, In press.

Si L.V. and Chon B.H. Well-pattern investigation and selection by surfactant-polymer flooding performance in heterogeneous reservoir consisting of interbedded low-permeability layer. Korean Journal of Chemical Engineering, 33: 3456–3464 (2016).