University of Southern California Global Energy Centre The USC Andrew and Erna Viterbi School of Engineering USC
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Siamak Koloushani
Master Of Science
Petroleum Engineering
University of Southern California
925 Bloom Walk HED 308
Los Angeles, CA 90089-1211
Email: kolousha@gmail.com

Khush Desai

Master of Science

Petroleum Engineering, University of Southern California


Previous Degree: Bachelor of Technology from Pandit Deendayal Petroleum University, Gandhinagar (India).


Research Topic: Hydraulic Fracturing, DFN Model, Flowback of Injected Fluids.


Email: khushdes@usc.edu

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Kevin Aranha

Master of Science

Petroleum Engineering


Previous Degree: Bachelor of Engineering,Mechanical Engineering, Mumbai University, India.


Research Topic: Coupled Geomechanical and Fluid Flow modeling of Carbonate Reservoirs


Email: karanha@usc.edu

Chenguang Xue

Master of Science

Petroleum Engineering, University of Southern California


Previous Degree: Bachelor of Science,Geophysics, Wuhan University, China.


Research Area: Seismic data interpretation by OpendTect, seismology in petroleum engineering                       


Email: chenguax@usc.edu

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Metin Karakas

PhD

Petroleum Engineering, University of Southern California


Previous Degrees: Master of Science, Petroleum Engineering, USC

Bachelor of Science, Chemical Engineering, Middle East Technical University, Turkey

Research Area: ‘Reservoir Workflow for CO2-EOR’’


Email: karakas@usc.edu

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Ahmed Bubshait

PhD

Petroleum Engineering, University of Southern California


Previous Degrees: Master of Science, Petroleum Engineering, USC

Bachelor of Science,  Petroleum Engineering, King Fahd of Petroleum and Minerals , Saudi Arabia

Master of Project Management (MBA), Open University Malaysia, Bahrain


Research Area: ‘Hydraulic fracturing in Tight Carbonates reservoir’


Email: bubshait@usc.edu

Arman Khodabakhshnejad

PhD

Petroleum Engineering, University of Southern California


Previous Degrees:

Master of Science, Reservoir Engineering, Sharif University of Technology

Bachelor of Science,  Petroleum Engineering, Petroleum University of Technology


Research Area: Hydraulic fracturing Simulation, Reservoir Geomechanics, Numerical Simulation, Unconventional Resources, Reservoir Engineering,  


Email: khodabak@usc.edu

Cell: (213) 880-4624

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Robert Walker

PhD

Petroleum Engineering, University of Southern California


Previous Degrees:

Master of Science, Petroleum Engineering, University of Southern California

Bachelor of Science,  Petroleum Engineering, Marietta College


Research Areas: Induced Seismicity, Fracture Monitoring

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Nima Jabbari

PhD

Environmental Engineering, University of Southern California


Previous Degrees:

Master of Science, Environmental Engineering, University of Southern California

Bachelor of Science,  Civil Engineering, University of Tehran


Research Area: Safety and Environmental Aspects of Hydraulic Fracturing, Contaminant Transport and Fate in Porous Media, Health Risk Assessment, Site Characterization  


Email: jabbari@usc.edu

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Noha Najem

PHD Candidate

Petroleum Engineering, University of Southern California


Noha Najem completed Master of Science in Petroleum Engineering, University of Southern California . Her current research is on ‘A Novel Approach to Tracer Analysis’ with Dr. Fred Aminzadeh. She is currently Team Leader, Technical Systems in Kuwait Oil Company.


Email: najem@usc.edu

Di Chai

Master of Science, University of Southern California

Petroleum Engineering


Di Chai completed Bachelor of Science from China University of Petroleum(East) in 2012. His current research is on ‘Generating Pseudo-log Using Artificial Neural Network ’ with Dr. Fred Aminzadeh.


Email: dchai@usc.edu

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Junchen Lu

Master of Science

Petroleum Engineering, University of Southern California


Junchen Lu completed Bachelor of Science from China University of Geoscience (Beijing) in 2014. His current research is on ‘Hough-transform-model to identify and analyze the fractures’ with Dr. Fred Aminzadeh.


Research Area: Geology, Reservoir Characterization, Induced Seismicity


Email:junchenl@usc.edu

Moustafa Badawy

Master of Science

Petroleum Engineering, University of Southern California


Previous Degrees:

Bachelor of Science, Natural Gas & Petrochemical Engineering, Alexandria University, Egypt


Research Area: Reservoir Simulation of Foam Fracturing

Email: mbadawy@usc.edu

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Cuiting Qi

Master of Science

Petroleum Engineering, University of Southern California


Previous Degree:

Bachelor of Petroleum Geology, China University of Petroleum (East China)


Research Topic: Seismology in Petroleum Engineering


Email: cuitingq@usc.edu

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Xiaoxi Zhao

Petroleum Engineering, University of Southern California


Previous Degrees:

Master of Science, Petroleum Engineering (Geoscience Technology), University of Southern California

Bachelor of Science,  Geophysics, Wuhan University, China

Research Areas: Seismic Analysis
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Debotyam Maity

Doctor of Philosophy

Petroleum Engineering

University of Southern California

 925 Bloom Walk HED 309

Los Angeles, CA 90089-1211

Email: maity@usc.edu

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Tayeb Ayatollahy Tafti

Doctor of Philosophy

Petroleum Engineering

University of Southern California

 925 Bloom Walk HED 309

Los Angeles, CA 90089-1211

Email: ayatolla@usc.edu

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Thomas Gobel

Postdoctoral Scholar

Caltech Seismological Laboratory

Email: thw.goebel@gmail.com     

Mehran Hosseini

Doctor of Philosophy

Petroleum Engineering

University of Southern California

 925 Bloom Walk

Los Angeles, CA 90089-1211

Email: mehranh@utexas.edu

Aditya Tiwari

Master of Science

Petroleum Engineering

University of Southern California

Los Angeles, CA 90089-1211

Email: atiwari@usc.edu


Kartik S. Kumar

Master Of Science

Chemical Engineering

University of Southern California

 925 Bloom Walk

Los Angeles, CA 90089-1211

Email: sumakuma@usc.edu