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Theses and Dissertations — 2019

Masters Theses

Student Advisor(s) Thesis/Dissertation Title
Veerabhadra Sasikanth Denduluri Dr. George K. Wong Riser Gas Behavior in Deepwater Wells - An Experimental Study of Taylor Bubble Rising in Stagnant Column of Liquid with Drilling Mud Properties [Link]
Nadia Menouar Dr. Christine Ehlig-Economides Model-Driven Approach to Identifying the ISIP and Quantifying Friction Losses in Hydraulic Fracture Treatments
Xinwei Xiong Dr. Kyung Jae Lee Optimization of Injection Well Placement for Waterflooding in Heterogeneous Reservoirs using Artificial Neural Networks Coupled with Reservoir Simulation [Link]
Yidan Zhu Dr. Ganesh Thakur Waterflooding Management and Identifying IOR Opportunities in a Mature Reservoir [Link]


Student Advisor(s) Thesis/Dissertation Title
Abdullah Bilal Dr. Lori Hathon Predicting Static Data Using Dynamic Data and Quantitative Sample Characterization [Link]
Mariia Bychina Dr. Christine Ehlig-Economides Model for Linear Flow Observed Before Closure in Diagnostic Fracture Injection Tests
Mohab Dessouki Dr. Michael T. Myers Failure Mechanisms in Thick-Walled Cylinder Tests: Numerical and Laboratory Analyses on the Role of Plasticity and Borehole Size on Near Cavity Deformations [Link]
Wenfeng Li Dr. Ahmad Sakhaee-Pour Upscaling the Geomechanical Properties of Shale Formations from Drill Cuttings [Link]
Guofan Luo Dr. Christine Ehlig-Economides Single Well Completion and Management Strategies for Enhanced Recovery of Tight Oil Using Miscible Gas Injection [Link]
Ebru Unal Dr. Mohamed Soliman Development of a New Diagnostic Tool by Wavelet Transform & Applications to Stimulation and Waterflooding Operations [Link]
Ben Xu Dr. Guan Qin Shale Gas Production Forecasting using Reservoir Simulation with Hydraulic Fracture Mapping [Link]