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Center for Fundamentals of Subsurface Flow

Multiphase Flows in Fractured Porous Media

The Multiphase Flows in Fractured Porous Media workshop was held April 19-22, 2011 at the Laramie Hilton Garden Inn and UW Conference Center.


Dr. Pierre AdlerDr. Pierre M. Adler, Ingénieur de l'Ecole Centrale de Paris, Docteur es-Sciences Physiques de l'Université de Paris, is a Senior Scientist at the Centre National de la Recherche Scientifique. He is currently affiliated with the University Pierre and Marie Curie in Paris. He is Doctor Honoris Causa of the Gupkine Institute for Oil and Gas (Moscow) and a Corresponding Member of the Russian Academic of Natural Sciences. He has written over 200 papers and is a member of several boards. He has written two books: P.M. Adler: Porous media: geometry and transports. Butterworth/Heinemann, 1992; P.M. Adler, J.F. Thovert: Fracture and fracture networks, Kluwer, 1999. He has edited a third book: P.M. Adler: Multiphase Flow in Porous Media, Kluwer, 1995. He has supervised more than 30 Ph.D. students.
Dr. Jim Douglas, Jr.Dr. Jim Douglas, Jr., is a Compere and Marcella Loveless Distinguished Professor of Computational Mathematics. His research areas are numerical solution of partial differential equations, simulation of flows in porous media, attenuated waves, inverse and not-well-posed problems. A well-known researcher in these fields, he has published over 200 papers and has just been named a 2011 SIAM Fellow.
Dr. Bin GongDr. Bin Gong holds a Ph.D. in Petroleum Engineering from Stanford University, a Master and Bachelor degree in Petroleum Engineering from China University of Petroleum. He worked for Chevron from 2006-2008 as a research scientist and CSI Energy Techniques from 2000-2003 in various positions including reservoir engineer, chief scientist and vice president.


Dr. Pierre M. Adler - "Prediction of the Macroscopic Properties of Fractured Porous Media" and "Porous Media on the Pore Scale"

Dr. Jim Douglas, Jr. - "Modeling Flow in Geometrically Regularly Fractured Media"

Dr. Bin Gong - "Simulation in Fractured Reservoirs" and "Stanford General Purpose Reservoir Simulator"


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