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Dr. George Hirasaki

The goal of this consortium is to engaged in collaborative
research to advance the fundamental understanding of
porous media processes. Our core research areas include the
study of surfactant and foam Enhanced Oil Recovery (EOR)
processes, wettability alteration with smart water, and
NMR & molecular simulation studies of unconventional formations.

As the director of this research consortium,
I thank you for your support of our research
and welcome you to potential opportunities for collaboration
and participation.

Dr. George Hirasaki, director


Lisa Biswal, Co-Director Walter Chapman, Co-Director


2020 Annual meeting: Final Agenda

Presenter   Title
George Hirasaki   Opening Speech; Introduction
Reza Amirmoshiri   The Role of Wettability on the Adsorption of an Anionic Surfactant on Sandstone Cores
Reza Amirmoshiri   Impacts of Surface Wettability on Foam Generation and Propagation in Sandstone Cores
Eric Vavra   Investigating Foam Flow in Porous Media: In situ Measurements with a Capillary Pressure Probe
10 min Break    
Leilei Zhang   Treatment of Nonionic Surfactant Stabilized Emulsion with Nanoparticle
Chutian Bai   Non-ionic Surfactant Stabilized CO2 Foam Design for Carbonate Reservoir
Zachary Paul Alcorn   Design and Initial Results of a CO2 Foam Pilot in a Heterogeneous Carbonate Reservoir
10 min Break    
Xinglin Wang   A New Method of Estimating Tortuosity and Pore Size in Unconventional Formations Using NMR Restricted Diffusion Measurements
Arjun Parambathu   Effect of Nano-Confinement on NMR Relaxation Using Atomistic Simulations
Walter Chapman   Thermodynamic Modeling of Fluid Distribution and Phase Behavior in Nanoporous Shale
Phillip Singer & Dilipkumar Asthagiri   Unraveling the molecular motions of viscous fluids and fluids under nano-confinement with NMR measurements and MD simulations
George Hirasaki   Questions & Answers; Closing Speech

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