Reza Gangdanesh
Ph.D. Student
Graduate Research Assistant

Bureau of Economic Geology
The University of Texas at Austin
University Station, Box X
Austin, Texas 78713-8924
Telephone: 512- 471-5357
Fax: 512-471-0140



PhD Student in Petroleum Engineering, University of Texas at Austin est. 2013

MSc in Mechanical Engineering, Sharif University of Technology, Iran 2008

BSc in Mechanical Engineering, University of Tehran, Iran 2005

Research Interests
Coupled CO2 sequestration and enhanced oil recovery

Compositional simulation of CO2 storage in geologic formations by means of an advanced compositional equation-of-state reservoir simulator(CMG-GEM)

Developing a module for CO2 sequestration for a compositional simulator(UTCOMP)

Current & Future Research
Modeling CO2 leakage from geologic storage reservoirs

Phase behavior of CO2/Water CO2/Brine and CO2/CH4/Brine in a wide range of aquifer pressures and temperatures
Studying the three phase flow and hydrate formation during CO2 upward migration in leakage

Compositional simulation of extraction of dissolved methane in aquifers by CO2 injection


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