University of Texas at Austin

Dr. Ali Goudarzi

Dr. Ali Goudarzi

Dr. Ali Goudarzi

Postdoctoral Fellow
Bureau of Economic Geology
The University of Texas at Austin
University Station, Box X
Austin, Texas 78713-8924
Telephone
512-232-7692
Fax
512-471-0140
  • Research Interests

    Multiphase fluid flow in porous media

    Numerical simulation of carbon storage processes

    Modeling conformance control processes using different types of microgels

    Scale-up of chemical EOR processes using surfactant or alkali

  • Education

    Ph.D., Chemical Engineering, The University of Texas at Austin, Austin, USA, 2015

    M.Sc., Petroleum Engineering, The University of Texas at Austin, Austin, USA, 2011

    M.Sc., Petroleum Engineering, Institut Francais Du Petrole, Paris, France, 2006

    B.Sc., Petroleum Engineering, Petroleum University of Technology, Ahwaz, Iran, 2003

  • Selected Publications

    Goudarzi, A., Zhang, H., Varavei, A., Taksaudom, P., Hu, Y., Delshad, M., Bai, B., and Sepehmoori, K., (2015) “A laboratory and simulation study of preformed particle gels for water Conformance Control,” Fuel Journal, 140: 502-513.

    Goudarzi, A., Delshad, M., Mohanty, K. K., and Sepehrnoori, K., (2015) “Surfactant oil recovery in fractured carbonates: Experiments and modeling of different matrix dimensions,” Journal of Petroleum Science and Engineering, 125: 136-145.

    Lu, J., Goudarzi, A., Chen, P., Kim, D. H., Delshad, M., Mohanty, K. K., Sepehrnoori, K., Weerasooriya, U., and Pope, G. A., (2014) “Enhanced oil recovery from high-temperature high-salinity naturally fractured carbonate reservoirs by surfactant flood,” Journal of Petroleum Science and Engineering, 124: 122-131.

    Rai, K., Johns, R. T., Delshad, M., Lake, L. W., and Goudarzi, A., (2013) “Oil-recovery predictions for surfactant polymer flooding,” Journal of Petroleum Science and Engineering, 112: 341-350.