Cuthbert Shang Wui Ng has started as a PhD candidate at the Department.
Cuthbert will work on the project: Data Driven Reservoir Modeling (Application of Smart Proxy Models in Reservoir Management). This is a BRU21 PhD project and the main supervisor is Ashkan Jahanbani Ghahfarokhi.
Cuthbert holds a Bachelor of Science in Petroleum Engineering (Minors in Mathematics and Economics) from University of Tulsa, and Master of Science in Petroleum Reservoir Engineering from NTNU.
Julie Gresseth er ansatt som PhD-stipendiat ved instituttet.
Gresseth skal jobbe med prosjektet «Suprabasins» som går ut på å se på bassengutvikling tilknyttet storskala forkastninger på midt-norsk sokkel. Hovedveileder blir Per Terje Osmundsen.
Hun har bachelor i geologi og master i petroleumsgeologi fra Universitetet i oslo. Julie er født og oppvokst på Byåsen i Trondheim. På fritiden er hun ofte å se på ski eller på en eller annen fjelltopp.
Oras Mkinga has defended his thesis for the PhD degree at the Department of Geoscience and Petroleum at Norwegian University of Science and Technology (NTNU) The title of the academic thesis was: «Development of Methods for Reservoir Description and Modelling Under Production and Prediction of Future Performance».
The Assessment Committee consisted of Associate Professor Mark Bentley, Heriot-Watt University, United Kingdom (1. opponent), Principal Researcher Medad Twimukye Tweheyo, Equinor, Norway (2. opponent) and Professor Philip Ringrose, NTNU.
Professor Phillip Ringrose at the Department of Geoscience and Petroleum at NTNU has been the Administrator of the Committee.
Professor Jon Kleppe (NTNU) has been the candidate’s main supervisor with co-supervisors Senior Lecturer Matheo L. Raphae, University of Dar es Salaam (UDSM) and Adjunct Associate Professor Richard Rwechungura (NTNU).
Camilo Andrés Mena Silva has defended his thesis for the PhD degree at the Department of Geoscience and Petroleum. The title of the academic thesis was «Geometallurgical Modelling of the Stjernøya Nepheline Syenite Mine»
The Assessment Committee consisted of Professor Jens Gutzmer, TU Bergakademie Freiberg, Germany, Associate Senior Lecturer Mehdi Parian, Luleå Tekniska Universitet, Sweden and Professor Mai Britt Mørk, NTNU.
Professor Mai Britt Mørk at the Department of Geoscience and Petroleum at NTNU has been the Administrator of the Committee.
Associate Professor Kurt Aasly (NTNU) has been the candidate’s main supervisor with Associate Professor Steinar Løve Ellefmo (NTNU), Assosiate Professor Bjørn Eske Sørensen (NTNU) and Chief Geologist Roar Sandøy (Sibelco) have been co-supervisors.
Reidun Cecilie Aadland defended her thesis for the PhD degree. The title of the academic thesis was «Experimental Study of Flow of Nanocellulose in Porous Media for Enhanced Oil Recovery Application»
The Assessment Committee was: Professor Monica Ek, Royal Institute of Technology, Sweden (1. opponent), Associate Professor Kristine Spildo, University of Bergen (2. opponent), Professor Jon Kleppe, NTNU (co-administrator), Associate Professor Ashkan Jahanbani Ghahfarokhi, NTNU (administrator)
Associate Professor Ashkan Jahanbani Ghahfarokhi and Professor Jon Kleppe, both from Department of Geoscience and Petroleum have been Administrators of the Committee.
The Life of a PhD is varied, but sometimes you maybe need a bigger change – You may need to be in an environment where you need to carry a rifle in case of polar bear attacks? Read the NTNU TechZone blog about Eric Ryans five weeks adventure on Svalbard here
Håvard Slettahjell Skjefstad defended his thesis for the PhD degree. The title of the academic thesis was «Development and Assessment of a Multi-Pipe Oil-Water Bulk Separator Concept for Subsea Applications»
The assessment Committee was Professor Neima Brauner, Tel Aviv University, Israel (1st opponent), Director Najam Beg, Caltec Production Solutions Ltd, UK (2nd opponent), Associate Professor Johannes Jäschke, NTNU
Associate Professor Johannes Jäschke, Department of Chemical Engineering, was Administrator of the Committee.
Associate Professor Milan Stanko, Department of Geoscience and Petroleum has been the candidate’s main supervisor. Professor Sigbjørn Sangelsand, Department of Geoscience and Petroleum and Professor Gisle Øye, Department of Chemical Engineering has been the candidate’s co-supervisors.
Helene Strømsvik defended her thesis for the PhD degree with brilliance. The title of the academic thesis is «Assessment of High Pressure Pre-Excavation Rock Mass Grouting in Norwegian Tunneling». The assessment Committee was Senior Specialist Thomas Dalmalm, Trafikverket, Sverige (1. opponent), Senior Advisor Arild Palmstrøm, Rock Mass as (2. opponent), Associate Professor Randi Kalskin Ramstad, NTNU. Adjunct Professor Eivind Grøv, Department of Geoscience and Petroleum/ SINTEF Community, has been the candidate’s main supervisor. Professor Professor Bjørn Nilsen, Department of Geoscience and Petroleum and Director of Research and Development Ulf Håkansson, Skanska has been the candidate’s co-supervisors. Congratulations Helene!