Aylena Ayzenberg has completed final Ph.D. exams

AlenaHer thesis is entitled: “Transmission-Propagation Operator Theory and Trip-Wave Super Position Method for Sub-Salt Shadow Wave Field Description“. The evaluation committee consisted of: Professor Cornelis Pieter Arie Wapenaar, Delft University of Technology, Professor Dirk Gajewski, University of Hamburg and Professor II Ketil Hokstad, NTNU. The title of the public lecture was: “Acoustic imaging, from ultrasound to global seismology: Similarities and differences.” The main supervisor  has been Professor Alexey Stovas and co-supervisor Professor Børge Arntsen.

Luky Hendraningrat has completed final Ph.D. exams

luky2His dissertation is entitled: “Unlocking the Potential of Hydrophilic Nanoparticles as an Novel Enhanced Oil Recovery Method: An Experimental Investigation.” The assessment committee consisted of: Assistant Professor Shangnan (Nancy) Chen, University of Calgary, Professor Aly Anis Hamouda, University of Stavanger and Adjunct Professor Jan Åge Stensen, NTNU. The title of the public lecture was: “EOR mechanisms by carbonated water and CO2 flooding.” The main supervisor has been Professor Ole Torsæter and co-supervisor Professor Jon Kleppe. Photo.

Glenn Kåre Gabrielsen has completed final Ph.D. exams

gabrielsen1The dissertation is entitled: “A Laboratory Approach to Investigating Wellbore instability in Shale during Drilling”. The assessment committee consisted of: Assoc. Prof. Sergio Augusto Barreto da Fontoura, Pontifical Catholic University of Rio de Janeiro, Director Subsurface Johan Tronvoll, Kyaw Tin Htay International Energy Services and Professor Pål Skulle, NTNU. The title of the public lecture was: “Assessment of selected mechanisms behind down hole drilling problems”. The main supervisor has been Professor Rune Holt. Photo.

Espen Birger Raknes has completed final Ph.D. exams

His dissertation is entitled “Three Dimensional Elastic Full Waveform Inversion”. The assessment committee consisted of Professor Stewart A Greenhalgh, Institute of Geophysics, ETH, Leading Researcher Frank Agnar Maaø, Statoil and Professor Martin Landrø, NTNU. The lecture was entitled “Attenuation of seismic wave propagation: Methods for estimation and impacts for full waveform inversion.” Supervisor at NTNU has been Professor Børge Arntsen.

Mohammad Hossain Bhuiyan has completed final Ph.D exams

Mohammad_Hossain_BhuiyanHis dissertation is entitled “Ultrasonic Studies of Stressed Sand and Clay: Roles of lithology, Anisotropy and saturating fluid”. The assessment committee consisted of: Assoc. Professor Manica Prasad, Colorado School of Mines, Adviser, Dr. Anne-Kari Furre, Statoil Research Centre, Rotvoll, Adjunct Professor Per Avseth, NTNU  and Adjunct Professor Andreas Bauer, NTNU. The lecture title was: “Shales as source and reservoir rocks – the role of geophysics”. Supervisor has been Professor Rune M. Holt, Department of Petroleum Engineering and Applied Geophysics.