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Saman Aryana

Chemical Engineering

Engineering Rm. 3020

Dept. 3295

1000 E. University Ave

Laramie, WY 82070

Phone: 307.766.1992

Fax: 307.766.6777

Email: saryana@uwyo.edu

Saman Aryana

BIO

Saman Aryana
  • Assistant Professor, Department of Chemical Engineering
  • Adjunct Assistant Professor, Department of Mathematics and Statistics
  • Affiliate Faculty, Science and Math Teaching Center

Honors and Awards

  • Nominated for the Distinguished Graduate Faculty Mentor Award, University of Wyoming (2019)
  • DOE EFRC – Mechanistic Control of Water-Hydrocarbon-Rock interactions in Nanoporous Geological Media, co-PI (2018)
  • Best Paper Award (1st CAJG), Springer (2018)
  • Magnificent Mile (Diversity ) Award, University of Wyoming (2018)
  • NSF Noyce - Wyoming Interns to Teacher Scholars, co-PI (2016)
  • PRF- DNI grant, American Chemical Society (2015)
  • Top Prof, Cap and Gown Chapter of Mortar Board, University of Wyoming (2015)
  • Certificate of Excellence in Reviewing, Journal of Natural Gas Science & Engineering (2013)
  • Robert M. and Ann. T. Bass Fellowship, Stanford University (2007-2012)
  • Centennial Teaching Assistant Award, School of Earth Sciences, Stanford University (2009)
  • Best Master’s Thesis Award, The Masonry Society (2006)
  • Tau Beta Pi, University of Texas - Arlington (2002)
  • Chi Epsilon, University of Texas - Arlington (2002)

University Service & Professional Activities

  • Co-convener of session MR023. Multiscale Flow Through Complex Nanoscale Permeable Media Across Twelve Orders of Magnitude at the American Geophysical Union Fall Meeting, December 9-13, 2019.
  • Co-organizer of the first annual meeting and conference of the Northern States Section of the Society of Industrial and Applied Mathematics, September 27-29, 2019.
  • Co-organizer of a mini-symposium on Multiscale, Multiphysics Models of Complex Structured Subsurface Systems at the first annual meeting and conference of the Northern States Section of the Society of Industrial and Applied Mathematics, September 27-29, 2019.
  • Led workshops as part of Women in STEM Conference, University of Wyoming, Laramie, Wyoming, May 21, 2019.
  • Interim lead PI for the NSF Noyce grant at the University of Wyoming, entitled: Wyoming Interns to Teacher Scholars (WITS), August 2018 - January 2019.
  • Founder and president of the Northern Section of the Society for Industrial and Applied Mathematics, covering Montana, North Dakota, South Dakota, Utah and Wyoming., 2018-present.
  • Co-chair of Poster Pitch Presentation Session GS4, 9th International Conference on Porous Media & Annual Meeting (InterPore), Rotterdam, The Netherlands, May 8-11, 2017.
  • Advanced Research Computing Center (ARCC) Faculty Advisory Committee Member, 2016-present.
  • Chemical Engineering Graduate Program Coordinator, 2018-present.
  • College Technology Committee, Member, 2017-present.
  • Chemical & Petroleum Engineering Graduate Committee, Member, 2013-16.
  • Petroleum Engineering Curriculum Committee, Member, 2015-16.
  • Chemical Engineering Newsletter, Editor, 2016.
  • Faculty Advisor, UWyo Student Chapter of NSBE, 2015-present. The student chapter was the recipient of 2017 Fall Regional Conference MVP (Region VI).
  • Faculty Advisor, UWyo Student Chapter of SPE, 2014-16. The student chapter was the recipient of the 2015 Outstanding Student Chapter Award and the Gold Standard designation for 2016.
  • Center for Advanced Energy Studies, Affiliate 2015-16.
  • Faculty Advisor, Persian Student Association, 2015-16.
  • Outstanding Student Paper Award Judge, AGU Fall Meeting, San Francisco, CA, December 14-18, 2015.
  • Co-chair of Wettability and Fluid Recovery session at 12th International Symposium on Reservoir Wettability and its Effects on Oil Recovery, University of Kansas, Lawrence, KS, October 7-8, 2015.
  • Judge for the International Student Paper Contest, PhD Category, SPE Annual Technical Conference and Exhibition, New Orleans, September 30 - October 2, 2013.

Education

  • Ph.D., Stanford University, Energy Resources Engineering (2012)
  • M.S., University of Texas - Arlington, Civil Engineering - Structures & Applied Mechanics (2006)
  • B.S., University of Texas - Arlington, Civil Engineering - Summa Cum Laude (2003)

Other Education

  • Summer Institute of Entrepreneurship (SIE), Stanford Graduate School of Business (2009)
  • Hasso Plattner Institute of Design at Stanford (d.school), Summer Workshop (2008)
Contact Us

Saman Aryana

Chemical Engineering

Engineering Rm. 3020

Dept. 3295

1000 E. University Ave

Laramie, WY 82070

Phone: 307.766.1992

Fax: 307.766.6777

Email: saryana@uwyo.edu

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