Prof. Abbas Firoozabadi -
A wide range of problems in petroleum engineering sciences, including:
nano-particles in flow assurance in hydrocarbon energy production
CO2 sequestration in the subsurface
thermodynamics of surfaces and thin films
physics and higher-order modeling of multiphase flow in complex permeable media
multicomponent diffusions from irreversible thermodynamics
Jin, Z., and Firoozabadi, A.: "Thermodynamic Modeling of Phase Behavior in
Shale Media," SPE Journal (2015, in press).
Myint, P. C., Hao, Y., and Firoozabadi, A.: "The CPA Equation of
State and an Activity Coefficient Model for Accurate Molar Enthalpy
Calculations of Mixtures with Carbon Dioxide and Water/Brine," Lawrence
Livermore National Laboratory Technical Report (2015, in press).
Shahraeeni, E., Moortgat, J., and Firoozabadi, A.: "High Resolution Finite
Element Methods for 3D Simulation of Compositionally Triggered Instabilities in
Porous Media," Computational Geosciences (2015, in press).
Zidane, A., and Firoozabadi, A.: "An Efficient Numerical Model for Multicomponent Compressible Flow in Fractured Porous Media," Advances in Water Resources (2014) 74, 127-147.
Jin, Z., and Firoozabadi, A.: "Effect of Water on Methane and Carbon Dioxide Sorption in Clay Minerals by Monte Carlo Simulations," Fluid Phase Equilibria (2014) 382, 10-20.
Li, Z., Jin, Z., and Firoozabadi, A.: "Phase Behavior and Adsorption of Pure Substances and Mixtures and Characterization in Nanopore Structures by Density Functional Theory," SPE J (December 2014), 1096-1109.
Jiménez-Ángeles, F., and Firoozabadi, A.: "Induced Charge Density and Thin Liquid Film at Hydrate/Methane Gas Interfaces," Journal of Physical Chemistry C (2014), 118, 26041-26048.
Rezaei, N. and Firoozabadi, A.:
"Pressure Evolution and Production Performance of Waterflooding in n-Heptane Saturated Fired Berea Cores,"
(August 2014), 674-686.
Lukanov, B., and Firoozabadi, A.: "Specific Ion Effects on the Self-Assembly of Ionic Surfactants: A Molecular Thermodynamic Theory of Micellization with Dispersion Forces," Langmuir (2014), 30, 6373-6383.
2009 SPE Honorary Member
2004 John Franklin Carll
2002 Lucas Gold Medal
Reservoir Engineering Award
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