8th International Conference on

Petroleum Engineering

Theme: Recent Advancements & Challenges in Petroleum Engineering

OCM for Petroleum Engineering Series Conferences

Organizing Committee

OCM Member

Lingai Luo

Research Director
French National Center for Scientific Research (CNRS) at the Laboratoire de Thermique et Energie de Nantes (LTEN)
France

Biography Research Interest

OCM Member

Ramesh K. Agarwal

Professor
Washington University,
United States

Biography Research Interest

OCM Member

Mileva Radonjic

Assistant Professor
Louisiana State University
United States

Biography Research Interest

OCM Member

Zhi Chen

Professor
Concordia University
Canada

Biography Research Interest

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Fawzi Banat

Department Chair & Professor
Khalifa University, Petroleum Institute
UAE

Biography Research Interest

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Abdulrahman Alraeesi

Chair of the Chemical and Petroleum Engineering Department,
UAE University
UAE

Biography Research Interest

OCM Member

Ali Qubian

Senior Specialist
Kuwait Oil Company,
Kuwait

Biography Research Interest

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Mohammad Azizur Rahman

Assistant Professor
Texas A&M University
Qatar

Biography Research Interest

OCM Member

Ridha Gharbi

Senior Consultant - Research & Development Group
Kuwait Oil Company,
Kuwait

Biography Research Interest

OCM Member

Abdul Razzag Bin Zekri

Professor
United Arab Emirates University
UAE

Biography Research Interest

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Chen Qinghua

Professor
College of geological science and technology, China university of Petroleum
China

Biography Research Interest

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Gamal Alusta

Assistant Professor
United Arab Emirates University
UAE

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Ahmad Zuhairi Abdullah

Professor & Deputy Dean
Universiti Sains Malaysia
Malaysia

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Rintu Banerjee

Professor
Indian Institute of Technology Kharagpur
India

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Abdelkrim Abourriche

Professor
National School of Applied Sciences, University Cadi Ayaad
Morocco

Biography Research Interest

OCM Member

Diji, Chuks. J.

Head of department of Mechanical Engineering
University of Ibadan
Nigeria

Biography Research Interest

OCM Member

Faraj Ahmad Al Sulaiman

Chief Geologist
North Oil Company, Ministry of Oil, Kirkuk
Iraq

Biography Research Interest

OCM Member

Muhammad Usman

Former Director General
Agricultural Research System,
Pakistan

Biography Research Interest

OCM Member

M.S.Pandian

Professor
Pondicherry University,
India

Biography Research Interest

Organizing Committee - Petroleum Engineering 2017

OCM Member

Ailin Jia

Chair of the Organizing Committee,
Director of Ordos Basin Branch Institute of RIPED, PetroChina
China

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M. Enamul Hossain

Associate Professor and Statoil Chair in Reservoir Engineering.
Memorial University of Newfoundland
Canada

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Amarjit Bakshi

Project Director/ CTO/ Business Development Executive/President & CEO.
Refining Hydrocarbon Technologies LLC
U.S.A.

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Hussain Hameed Ahmed

Associate Professor
American University of Sharjah
USA

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Russell R. Chianelli

Director of the Materials Research and Technology Institute
University of Texas
USA

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OCM Member

Ramesh K. Agarwal

Professor
Washington University in St. Louis
U.S.A.

Biography Research Interest

OCM Member

Bahman Tohidi Kalorazi

Professor
Heriot Watt University
United Kingdom

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OCM Member

Yunsheng Wei

Professor
Research Institute Research Institute of Petroleum Exploration and Development, CNPC
China

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OCM Member

M.A. Rahman

Assistant Professor
Texas A&M University
Qatar

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OCM Member

ABDULRAZAG Y. ZEKRI

Coordinator of Oil and Gas Technologies, Emirates Center for Energy and Environment Research and Professor of petroleum engineering
United Arab Emirates University
UAE

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OCM Member

Ridha Gharbi

Professor
Kuwait University
Kuwait

Biography Research Interest

OCM Member

Ali Qubian

TPL (RE/PE) Senior Specialist at Subsurface Team of R&T Group
Kuwait Oil Company (KOC)
Kuwait

Biography Research Interest

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Ralph-Uwe Dietrich

leads the research area Alternative Fuels at the Institute of Engineering Thermodynamics,
German Aerospace Center (DLR).
Germany

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Ariffin Samsuri

Senior Professor of the Petroleum & Renewable Energy Engineering Faculty (FPREE).
Universiti Teknologi Malaysia (UTM)
Malaysia

Biography Research Interest

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Nour Sh. El-Gendy

Head manager of Petroleum Biotechnology Lab,Process Design & Development Department.
Egyptian Petroleum Reserach Institute
Egypt

Biography Research Interest

Organizing Committee - Petroleum Engineering 2016

OCM Member

Davis L. Ford

Adjunct Professor
Department of Engineering
University of Texas, Austin
USA

Biography Research Interest

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Zulkhair Mansurov

General Director
Institute of Combustion Problems of the Ministry of Education and Science
Kazakhstan

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Panagiota Angeli

Professor
University College, London
UK

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Ronald Sweatman

Manager
University of Louisiana at Lafayette
USA

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Bharat Bhushan

Director
The Ohio State University
USA

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Russell R Chianelli

Director
University of Texas at El Paso
USA

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Chandrashekhar P Joshi

Professor
Michigan Technological University
USA

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OCM Member

M. Enamul Hossain

Associate Professor
Memorial University of Newfoundland (Memorial)
Canada

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Franklin (Feng) Tao

Associate Professor
The University of Kansas
USA

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Randy Hazlett

Associate Professor
University of Tulsa
USA

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Colin Campbell

Advisory Board of the Oil Age Journal
Oxford University
UK

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Paul F. Luckham

Professor
Imperial College London
UK

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Darrell Alec Patterson

Director
University of Bath
UK

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Kong Fah Tee

Professor
University of Greenwich
UK

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Heikki Jutila

Senior Petroleum/ Reservoir Engineer
Teknillinen korkeakoulu-Technology, UK
UK

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Junwang Tang

Associate Professor
University College London UK
UK

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Hussain H Ahmed

Chair
American University-Sharjah
UAE

Biography Research Interest

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Fawzi Banat

Professor
The Petroleum Institute
UAE

Biography Research Interest

OCM Member

Abdulrazag Y. Zekri

Professor
Southern California
UAE

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OCM Member

Mu. Naushad

Associate Professor
King Saud University
UAE

Biography Research Interest

Organizing Committee - Petroleum Congress 2017

OCM Member

Davis L. Ford

President: Davis L. Ford, Ph.D., P.E.
The University of Texas at Austin
USA

Biography Research Interest

OCM Member

Ridha Gharbi

Senior Consultant - Research & Development Group
Kuwait Oil Company (KOC)
Kuwait

Biography Research Interest

OCM Member

Fawzi Banat

Professor & Chair Department of Chemical Engineering
The Petroleum Institute
UAE

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Renyuan SUN

Professor
China University of Petroleum
China

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Stanislav Boldyryev

Professor
University of Zagreb
Croatia

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Fabrizio Paolacci

Professor
Roma Tre University
Italy

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Zizi I. Abdeen

Professor
Egyptian Petroleum Research Institute (EPRI)
Egypt

Biography Research Interest

Organizing Committee - Petroleum Meeting 2017

OCM Member

Dr Ahmad Zuhairi Abdullah

Professor
Universiti Sains Malaysia
Malaysia

Biography Research Interest

OCM Member

Dr Tye Ching Thian

Associate Professor
Universiti Sains Malaysia
Malaysia

Biography Research Interest

OCM Member

Dr Mayank Tyagi

Assistant Professor
Louisiana State University
USA

Biography Research Interest

OCM Member

Dr Syamsul Rizal Abd Shukor

Associate Professor
Universiti Sains Malaysia
Malaysia

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Dr Abdul Razzag Bin Zekri

Professor
United Arab Emirates University
UAE

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Dr Reza Rezaee

Professor
Curtin University
Australia

Biography Research Interest

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Dr Samir I Abu-Eishah

Professor
United Arab Emirates University
UAE

Biography Research Interest

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Dr Praveen Linga

Associate Professor
National University of Singapore
Singapore

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Dr Manouchehr Haghighi

Associate Professor
University of Adelaide
Australia

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OCM Member

Dr Albertus Retnanto

Associate Professor
TEXAS A&M University QATAR
Qatar

Biography Research Interest

Organizing Committee - Petroleum 2016

OCM Member

Dandina N. Rao

Professor
Louisiana State University
USA

Biography Research Interest

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Archana Saily Painuly

Professor
Shri Ramswaroop Memorial University
India

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Seema Wati Dhar Narayan

Associate Professor
RMIT University
Australia.

Biography Research Interest

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Stanislav Boldyryev

Professor
University of Zagreb
Croatia

Biography Research Interest

Organizing Committee - Petroleum Industry 2016

OCM Member

M. Motiur Rahman

Associate Professor
Petroleum Institute (PI) in Abu Dhabi
United Arab Emirates

Biography Research Interest

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Magali ADER

professor
Institut de Physique du Globe de Paris
France

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Anurodh Mohan Dayal

Emeritus Scientist
Petroleum Geochemistry and Microbiology Group Council of Scientific & Industrial Research National Geophysical Research Institute
India

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Atteeq-ur-Rehman Maqbool

Geologist
independent consultant based in Melbourne
Australia

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Grigorios Matenoglou

Assistant Research scientist
Texas A&M University
Qatar

Biography Research Interest