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Open M.S./Ph.D. Positions

We welcome qualified candidates to apply to our graduate programs.  The following M.S./Ph.D. positions supported through research grants are available in our department:

  1. Biomedical Engineering
  2. Biomaterials
  3. Computational Fluid Mechanics

 


Heranto Adidharma, professor at the University of Wyoming's Chemical and Petroleum Engineering department

Heranto Adidharma

Assistant Professor.  Chemical Engineering. 

Research:Equations of state, applied molecular and macromolecular thermodynamics, macromolecular phase equilibria.

PhD: Louisiana State University

> Visit Dr. Adidharma's webpage

Vladimir Alvarado, professor in the University of Wyoming's Chemical and Petroleum Engineering department

Vladimir Alvarado

Associate Professor. Petroleum Engineering.

Research: Enhanced-Oil Recover, Transport in Porous Media.

PhD: University of Minnesota.

> Visit Dr. Alvarado's webpage
Saman Aryana, professor in the University of Wyoming's Chemical and Petroleum Engineering department

Saman Aryana

Assistant Professor. Petroleum Engineering.

Research: Flow instabilities and subsurface displacement processes.

PhD: Stanford University.

> Visit Dr. Aryana's webpage

David Bagley, professor in the University of Wyoming's Chemical and Petroleum Engineering department

David Bagley

Professor and Department Head. Chemical Engineering.

Research: Sustainable wastewater treatment including anaerobic processes.

PhD: Cornell University.

> Visit Dr. Bagley's webpage

David Bell, professor in the University of Wyoming's Chemical and Petroleum Engineering department

David Bell

Associate Professor. Chemical Engineering.

Research: Process design, environmental applications of chemical engineering, explosives technology, surface science and vacuum technology.

PhD: Colorado State University.

> Visit Dr. Bell's webpage

Maohong Fan, professor in the University of Wyoming's Chemical and Petroleum Engineering department

Maohong Fan

Associate Professor. Chemical Engineering.

Research: Nanostructure(d) materials and combined nano-bio technologies, identification and removal of conventional and emerging contaminates in water and wastewater, and pollutants in air, green chemical manufacturing processes and environmental sensors, production of separation of chemical from biorenewable resources, characterization and utilization of waste materials.

PhD: Chemical Engineering, Osaka University; PhD: Mechanical Engineering, Iowa State University; PhD: Environmental (Engineering) Chemistry, Chinese Academy of Sciences.

> Visit Dr. Fan's webpage

Lamia Goual, professor in the University of Wyoming's Chemical and Petroleum Engineering department

Lamia Goual

Assistant Professor. Petroleum Engineering.

Research: Characterization of petroleum fluids, heavy organic precipitation, interfacial phenomena in oil/water systems, petroleum fluid/water/solid interactions.

PhD: Imperial College London, England.

> Visit Dr. Goual's webpage

Dario Grana, professor in the University of Wyoming's Chemical and Petroleum Engineering department

Dario Grana

Assistant Professor. Petroleum Engineering.

Research: Rock physics, seismic reservoir characterization, inverse problems, geostatistics and time-lapse reservoir modeling.

PhD: Stanford University.

> Visit Dr. Grana's webpage

H. Gordon Harris, professor in the University of Wyoming's Chemical and Petroleum Engineering department

H. Gordon Harris

Professor. Chemical and Petroleum Engineering.

Research: Coalbed methane, enhanced oil recovery, oil shale, tar sands and other fossil derived synfuels, process simulation and design, process development, and extractive metallurgy.

PhD: University of California, Berkeley.

> Visit Dr. Harris's webpage

Joseph Holles, professor in the University of Wyoming's Chemical and Petroleum Engineering department

Joseph Holles

Associate Professor. Chemical Engineering.

Research: Heterogeneous catalysis, nanoscale materials design and synthesis, materials characterization, catalysts for sustainable processes.

PhD: University of Virginia.

> Visit Dr. Holles's webpage

Patrick Johnson, professor in the University of Wyoming's Chemical and Petroleum Engineering department

Patrick Johnson

Assistant Professor. Chemical Engineering.

Research: Biointerfaces, nanomaterials, biosensors, biomaterials.

PhD: Columbia University.

> Visit Dr. Johnson's webpage

Dongmei (Katie) Li, professor in the University of Wyoming's Chemical and Petroleum Engineering department

Dongmei (Katie) Li

Assistant Professor. Chemical Engineering.

Research: Catalytic, functional membrane, thin film and coating material development.

PhD: University of Colorado at Boulder.

> Visit Dr. Li's webpage

Norman Morrow, professor in the University of Wyoming's Chemical and Petroleum Engineering department

Norma Morrow

Professor. Petroleum Engineering.

Research: Hydrocarbon recovery, wettability and oil recovery by spontaneous imbibition and waterflooding, crude oil/brine/rock interactions, surface chemistry of adsorption and wetting, capillarity, low permeability gas sands, multiphase flow in porous media.

PhD: University of Leeds.

> Visit Dr. Morrow's webpage

John Oakey, professor in the University of Wyoming's Chemical and Petroleum Engineering department

John Oakey

Assistant Professor. Chemical Engineering.

Research: Microfluidics and Low Reynolds Number Hydrodynamics, Soft Matter, Biomaterials, Tissue Engineering and Regenerative Medicine, Biomedical Diagnostics.

PhD: Colorado School of Mines.

> Visit Dr. Oakey's webpage

Felipe Pereira, professor in the University of Wyoming's Chemical and Petroleum Engineering department

Felipe Pereira

Professor. Petroleum Engineering.

Research: Numerical simulation of multiphase flows in multiscale porous media, uncertainty quantification, numerical methos for partial differential equations, high performance, parallel, scientific computing.

PhD: The University at Stony Brook.

> Visit Dr. Pereira's webpage

Mohammad Piri, professor in the University of Wyoming's Chemical and Petroleum Engineering department

Mohammad Piri

Assistant Professor. Petroleum Engineering.

Research: Multiphase flow in porous media with application sto oil and gas recovery, pore-scale modeling of displacement processes, two- and three-phase relative permeablities (measurement and prediction), wettablitiy and CO2 sequestion and leakage.

PhD: Imperial College London, England.

> Visit Dr. Piri's webpage

Maciej Radosz, professor in the University of Wyoming's Chemical and Petroleum Engineering department

Maciej Radosz

Professor. Chemical Engineering.

Research: Macromolecular phase equilibria, crystallization and melting of polymers in supercritical fluids, equations of state, fouling, separations.

PhD: Cracow University of Technology.

> Visit Dr. Radosz's webpage

M.P. Sharma, professor in the University of Wyoming's Chemical and Petroleum Engineering department

M.P. Sharma

Professor. Petroleum Engineering.

Research: Air pollution control technologies, particulate emissions control, supercritical fluids, produced water and sludge treatment, soil and groundwater remediation, industrial ecology, oil and gas production, thermal and enhanced oil recovery, drilling hydraulics, multiphase flows in porous media, and pipelines.

PhD: Washington State University.

> Visit Dr. Sharma's webpage

Brian Towler, professor in the University of Wyoming's Chemical and Petroleum Engineering department

Brian Towler

Associate Professor. Petroleum Engineering.

Research: Reservoir engineering, enhanced oil recovery, natural gas processing, petroleum trapping mechanisms.

PhD: University of Queensland.

> Visit Dr. Towler's webpage

Shunde Yin, professor in the University of Wyoming's Chemical and Petroleum Engineering department

Shunde Yin

Assistant Professor. Petroleum Engineering.

Research: Coupled thermal - hydraulic - mechanical - chemical (THMC) modeling and soft computing in petroleum geomechanics.

PhD: University of Waterloo, Canada.

> Visit Dr. Yin's webpage

 

*Interested students are to apply to the University of Wyoming prior to contacting faculty about available graduate positions.

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