Thermophysical Properties Group Alumni

Thermophysical Properties Group Alumni

Postdoctoral Researchers

Dates

Postdoctoral Researchers

Project Title

2016-17

Dr Alejandro Moreau Ortega

Screening for novel solvents for EoR

2014-15

Dr Inês Pereira da Graça

Phase Behaviour of Hydrocarbon Fluids in Mesoporous Media

2014-15

Dr Shane Cadogan

Vapour-Liquid Equilibria of Aqueous Nitric Acid Systems

2013-15

Dr Saif Al Ghafri

Phase behaviour of Mixtures of CO2 and Hydrocarbons

2012-15

Dr Jiafei Zhang

Thermophysical properties of aqueous amine solutions for CO2 capture

2010-13

Dr Shuxin Hou

Phase Behaviour of CO2 Mixtures with Brines and Hydrocarbons

2010-12

Dr David Vega-Maza

Solubility of CO2 in Brines; Phase Behaviour of Mixtures of CO2 With Light Gases

2009-11

Dr Catinca Secuianu

Diffusion Coefficients of CO2 in Brines at Reservoir Conditions

2007-08

Dr Matthias Kwaterski

Thermodynamic Aspects of CO2 Capture from Oxy-Fuel Power Cycles

2006-08

Dr Gianluca Memoli

Single- and Multi-Bubble Acoustically-Driven Cavitation

2005-05

Dr Simona Lago

Density Measurements of Steam and Moist Compressed Air

2004-05

Dr Nishani Kandaiah

Thermophysical Properties of Diesel Fuels

2003-05

Dr Vania De Stefani

Thermodynamic Properties of Compressed Moist Air

1996-99

Dr Abdel Fenghour

Phase Behaviour of Reservoir Fluids

1994-96

Dr Margarida Costa Gomes

Measurements of the Speed of Sound in Gas Mixtures

1994-96

Prof Agilio Pádua

Applications of Integral Equations

1993-94

Dr Laurence Cusco

Identification of Low-Sound Speed Liquids

PhD Graduates

Dates

PhD Candidates

Thesis Title

2013-2017 Weparn Julian Tay (PhD 2017) 

Thermophysical Properties of Hydrocarbons with Dissolved Carbon Dioxide

2013-2017

Rayane Hoballah (PhD 2017)

On the Solubility of Acid and Sour Gases in Water and Brines Under Reservoir Conditions

2013-2017

Florence Chow (PhD 2017)

Interfacial Properties of CO2-Reservoir Fluid Systems with Impurities

2012-2016

Christine Seifried (PhD 2016)

Aggregation and deposition of crude oil asphaltenes

2012-2016

Ruien Hu (PhD 2016)

Rheology and phase behaviour of Carbon Dioxide and Crude Oil Mixtures

2012-2016

Malami Mohammed (PhD 2016)

Viscosity and Density of Asymmetric Hydrocarbon Mixtures

2011-2016

Amos B Aleji (PhD 2016)

Viscosity of reservoir fluids

2011-15

Cheng Peng (PhD 2015)

pH and Chemical Reactivity of Brine-CO2 Mixtures

2011-15

Shane Cadogan (PhD 2015)

Transport Properties and Processes Involving Supercritical CO2

2010-13

Xuesong Li (PhD 2013)

Interfacial Tension of Mixtures of Reservoir Fluids with CO2

2009-14

Chi-Wei Lin (PhD 2014)

Thermophysical Properties of New Fluorocarbon Fluids

2009-13

Mark McBride-Wright (PhD 2013)

Transport Properties of Reservoirs Fluids in Carbonate Formations

2009-13

Saif Al Ghafri (PhD 2013)

Phase Behaviour of Reservoirs Fluids in Carbonate Formations

2009-12

Danlu Tong (PhD 2012)

Vapour-Liquid Equilibria Measurement and Modelling of CO2-H2O-amine Systems

2007-11

Esther Forte (PhD, 2011)

Phase Behaviour of Mixtures of CO2 and Oilfield Fluids

2007-11

Faheem Ijaz (PhD, 2011)

Measurement and Prediction of the Viscosity of Hydrocarbon Mixtures and Crude Oils

2006-10

Fausto Ciotta (PhD, 2010)

Viscosity of Asymmetric Liquid Mixtures Under Extreme Conditions

2005-09

G Chiara Corrao (PhD, 2009)

Thermophysical-Property Sensors for Oilfield Applications

2005-09

David Vega-Maza (PhD, 2009, University of Valladolid)

Thermodynamic characterization of new generation liquid fuels

2003-07

Fotos Peleties (PhD, 2007)

Advanced Fluid-Property Sensors for Oilfield Applications

2000-04

Derek Caudwell (PhD, 2004)

Viscosity of Dense Fluid Mixtures

1999-03

Florence Len (PhD, 2003)

Viscosity of Mixtures Containing Super-Critical Fluids

1998-02

Victoria Garcia Sakai (PhD, 2002)

Equations of State for Polymer-Solvent Systems

1997-03

Stuart J Ball (PhD, 2003)

Thermodynamic Properties of Compressed Liquids

1995-99

Jorge F Estela Uribe (PhD, 1999)

Equation of State for Natural Gas Systems

1993-98

Peter H Stanley

Thermophysical Properties of Alternative Refrigerants

1993-97

Kenneth Monago, (PhD, 1997)

Thermodynamic Properties of Fluids by Integral-Equation Methods

1992-96

Andreas F Estrada Alexanders, (PhD, 1996)

Thermodynamic Properties of Gases from Measurements of the Speed of Sound

1991-95

Hathaichanok Duriyabunleng (PhD 1995)

Design of a Sonochemical Reactor

1990-93

Maria Zarari (PhD, 1993)

 

Intermolecular Forces from the Speed of Sound

MSc Graduates

Dates

MSc Candidates

Dissertation Title

2015-16

Carolina Contreras Quintanilla (MSc 2016)

Study of Phase Behaviour of Mixtures of Gulf of Mexico Crude Oil and Carbon Dioxide at Reservoir Conditions
2015-16  

Christian Bohm (MSc 2016)

Wettability of Reservoir Minerals under Carbon Storage Conditions
2015-16  Gunel Azizova (MSc 2016) Thermophysical Properties Modelling Package for Applications in Carbon Storage

2014-15

Clemens Patzsche (MSc 2015)

Thermophysical Properties of Amine Solvents for CO2 Capture

2014-15

Rami Bamagain (MSc 2015)

Study of Phase Behaviour of (Carbon Dioxide + Methyl Propionate)

2014-15

Rong Yin (MSc 2015)

Electrical Conductivity of Reservoir Brines for Application in Carbon Storage

2013-14

Nicholas El Habr (MSc 2014)

Thermophysical Properties of Amine Solvents for CO2 Capture

2013-14

Omid Sekanderzada (MSc 2014)

Electrical Conductivity of Reservoir Brines for Application in Carbon Storage

2012-13

Manuela Nania (MSc 2013)

Study on the density of carbon dioxide-water and carbon dioxide-brine mixtures

2011-12

Akpan Iniobong Bassey (MSc 2012)

Acoustic sensor for pipeline gas properties

2011-12

Hak Nam Lui (MSc 2012)

Experimental Measurements of Vapour-Liquid-Liquid Equilibrium

2010-11

Syed Abdi (MSc 2011)

Acoustic sensor for pipeline gas properties

2010-11

Wei Zhang  (MSc 2011)

Determination of CO2 solubility in brines under geological storage conditions

2009-10

Minyu Zeng (MSc 2010)

Acoustic Sensor for Pipeline Gas Density Determination

2009-10

Renyao Dong (MSc 2010)

Physical Properties of Liquid Fuels Under Conditions of Extreme Pressure

2008-09

Tzu-Hung Huang (MSc 2009)

Acoustic Sensor for Pipeline Gas Properties

2008-09

Romain Vignais (MSc 2009)

Physical Properties of Liquid Fuels Under Conditions of Extreme Pressure

2007-08

Siddharth K. Sankar (MSc 2008)

Measurement and prediction of the Viscosity of Heavy Crude Oils

2007-08

Ugwunna Nnamdi (MSc 2008)

Physical Properties of Liquid Fuels

2006-07

Matthieu Smietana (MSc 2007)

Influence of Supercritical Carbon Dioxide on the Viscosity of Hydrocarbon Mixtures

2005-06

Mangala Lintini (MSc 2006)

Thermodynamic Properties of Diesel Fuels at High Pressures

2005-06

Njikeme Ejikeme (MSc 2006)

Phase Behaviour of Aqueous Two-Phase Systems

2005-06

Chun Ho Cheung (MSc 2006)

Viscosity of Diesel Fuels at High Pressures

2003-04

Piyavudh Vonglertvidhya (MSc, 2004)

Novel Optical Flow Cell for Measurement of Fluid Phase Behaviour

2002-03

Mohammad S. Islam (MSc, 2003)

Novel Optical Flow Cell for Measurement of Fluid Phase Behaviour

1999-2000

Richard Madubunyi (MSc, 2000)

Density of Natural-Gas Systems

1998-99

Ashok Barua (MSc, 1999)

Phase Behaviour of Water-Oil-Surfactant Systems

1998-99

Nacera Talhaoui (MSc, 1999)

Thermodynamic Properties of Gas Mixtures

1996-97

Stuart J. Ball (MSc, 1996)

The Speed of Sound in Liquids

1993-94

Hakeem Tinubu (MSc, 1995)

Thermodynamic properties of alternative refrigerants

1990 -91

Shahab Mufti (MSc, 1991)

Sonoluminescence Spectroscopy

1989 -90

Jason R. Chen (MSc, 1990)

Acoustic Cavitation in Alkanes

Visiting Researchers

Dates

Visiting Researchers

Project Title

 2017  João Álvaro Malta Viscosity of complex hydrocarbon mixtures
 2016  Jamal El Abbadi Viscosity of refrigeration working fluids
 2016  Xiaolu Li

pH of CO2-saturated NaHCO3 brines

Phase behaviour of CO2 + water + toluene

2016

Mr Ian Emerson

Measurement of the Viscosity of Hexadecane at High Temperatures

2015

Mr Rodrigo Susial

Development and Application of a Dual-Capillary Viscometer

2014

Dr Zhaohui Liu

Development and Application of a Dual-Capillary Viscometer

2013

Professor Eric May

Saturated Phase Densities of (CO2 + Water)

2012

Mr José J. Rodriguez-Henríquez

Experimental and Modeling Study of the Phase Behavior of (Methane + CO2 + Water) Mixtures

2011

Dr Henry Mensah-Brown

Measurement of Viscosity at High Pressures

2011

Dr Prashant Reddy

Speed of Sound in Fluorinated Liquids at High Pressures

2009

Mr Merten Morales

Investigation of Aqueous Two-Phase Systems for Bioseparations

2003

Dr Cristina Alonso Tristan

Measurement of the Speed of Sound in Steam

1998

Ms Annaig Jacquemard

Design of a Vibrating-Wire Viscometer

 

Mr Alan Louis

Heat Transfer in Microgravity

 

Dr Laura Fedele

Design of a Compact Vibrating-Wire Viscometer

1992

Dr Torston Lober

Measurement of the Speed of Sound in Gases at Low Temperatures