Position: Research Scientist

Reservoir Geomechanics, a thorough study on

  • Pore pressure prediction
  • Wellbore stability in HPHT conditions
  • Hydraulic fracturing with acid and proppant

Host: Prof. Maurice Dusseault

Period: 2019

Position: Postdoctoral Research Fellow

Geomechanics, DFNE as follows

  • Simulation of DFN models conditioned to borehole data (2D | 3D)
  • Data communication, import (well logs, Irazu FDEM etc.) and export (Matlab, Paraview, Irazu, GMSH etc.)
  • Geostatistical modeling of features (2D | 3D)
  • Conditional interpolations and smoothing (2D | 3D)
  • Automated categorization of rock formations observed in well logs (2D)
  • Automated classification and merging of rock layers (2D)
  • Conditional pluri-Gaussian simulations for reservoir rock types and formations (2D | 3D)
  • Advances in rock type contact rules conditioned to population percentages (2D | 3D)
  • Stochastic simulation of mineral distributions based on image processing on thin sections (2D)
  • Additional activities
    • Proposal Preparation for Canarie national competition
    • Posters preparation for CMG and industry patrons
    • Three papers submission
    • Two official courses on DFNE with ADFNE
      • Geomechanics group
      • Mining engineering graduate & PhD students
    • Supporting many master and PhD students, and one postdoc

Host: Prof. Giovanni Grasselli

Period: 2017-2018

Position: Postdoctoral Research Fellow

DFNE, Geological Eng., Reservoir Modeling, Mine Stability, multiple concurrent studies on

  • Well and shaft design optimization
    • On observed fracture traces
    • DFN similarities
  • Underground mining
    • Pillar stability
    • Stress / time / fracture connectivity relationships
  • Fracture surface modeling
    • Roughness
    • Fluid flow and preferred pathways
  • Additional activities
    • Multiple courses on DFNE
    • Supporting / co-supervising many master, PhD students, and one postdoc
    • Proposals for grants
    • Computer code development

Host: Prof. Erik Eberhardt and Prof. Davide Elmo

Period: 2014-2016