GCCC Students: Prasanna Krishnamurthy

Prasanna Krishnamurthy

Prasanna Krishnamurthy

Graduate Research Assistant
Bureau of Economic Geology
The University of Texas at Austin
University Station, Box X
Austin, Texas 78713-8924
Email: prasannagkrish@gmail.com
Telephone: 512-471-1506
Fax: 512-471-0140

Research Interests
Buoyancy Driven Migration and Trapping of CO2 during Geological Carbon Sequestration
Effect of Geological Heterogeneity on Capillary Trapping of CO2
Short and Long-term Behavior of Capillary Trapped CO2
Upscaling of Petrophysical parameters (capillary pressure) to adequately represent heterogeneity in numerical simulations

Educational Background
Ph.D., Petroleum Engineering, The University of Texas at Austin (2013–present)
M.Eng, Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering, National University of Singapore (2013)
B.Eng., Chemical Engineering, University of Mumbai, India (2010)

Current Projects
I am working with Dr. Tip Meckel and Dr. David DiCarlo (School of Engineering) to experimentally investigate the effects of millimeter to decimeter scale geological heterogeneity on the migration and trapping behavior of CO2.

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