KAUST SPE Student Chapter Seminar - Prof. Abbas Firoozabadi

11 September, 2022

On September 11th, 2022, Prof. Abbas Firoozabadi presented the seminar entitled: "Increase of Fluid-Fluid Interfacial Elasticity and CO2 Viscosification in Hydrocarbon Energy Production and the Stewardship of the Enviroment”.

Professor Firoozabadi is a distinguished research professor of Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering (ChBE) at Rice University. He has a Ph.D. degree from the Illinois Institute of Technology and did post-doctoral research at the University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI.  Professor Firoozabadi has taught graduate-level courses on equilibrium and irreversible thermodynamics at the University of Texas-Austin, Imperial College London, Yale University, Tokyo University, Rice University, and Peking University. He has established a research consortium at the Reservoir Engineering Research Institute (RERI) in Palo Alto, Ca with funding from major energy companies in the US and abroad, and US-DOE.

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