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Nazarbayev University
Graduate School of Education

School of Mining & Geosciences

Faculty

Emil Bayramov
Dr. Emil Bayramov
Assistant Professor
Phone : +7 (7172) 706372
Education
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  1. 2018 to date, Habilitation in Geospatial and Remote Sensing Technologies, Technical University of Berlin (TU Berlin), Germany
  2. 2016-2017, Fulbright Postdoctoral Scientific Scholar in Geospatial and Remote Sensing Technologies, American University of Technology, Faculty of Environmental Science, USA 
  3. 2009-2013, Ph.D. in Natural Sciences (Geospatial and Remote Sensing Technologies), Dresden University of Technology (TU Dresden), Faculty of Environmental Sciences, Institute for Cartography, Germany 
  4. 2007-2009, M.Sc. in Geographical Information Science; Lund University, Department of Physical Geography & Ecosystem Science, Sweden
  5. 2007-2008, Hubert H. Humphrey Fellow (Geospatial and Remote Sensing Technologies); Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT), Department of Urban Studies & Planning, USA, Leadership and Professional Certification awarded by the President of the United States and MIT
  6. Pre-academic Development of Academic and Scientific Research Skills and Professional English, University of Oregon (United States)
  7. 2003-2006, M.Sc. in Geography (Specialization: Landscape Sciences) (Honor), Baku State University, Faculty of Physical Geography, Azerbaijan
  8. 1998-2003, B.Sc. in Physical Geography (Honor), Baku State University, Faculty of Physical Geography, Azerbaijan
Employment history
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  1. 2019 to date: Assistant Professor in Geospatial and Remote Sensing Technologies, School of Mining and Geosciences, Nazarbayev University, Nur-Sultan, Kazakhstan
  2. 2015 to date: Senior Geospatial Information Specialist, BP Oil and Gas Company (Azerbaijan-Georgia-Turkey Region); Additional Responsibility: GIS Technical Specialist of AGT Region Emergency Response & Crisis Management and Global Mutual Response Teams
  3. 2008 to 2015: Geographical Information Systems Coordinator, BP Oil and Gas Company (Azerbaijan-Georgia-Turkey Region); Additional Responsibility: GIS Technical Specialist of AGT Region Emergency Response & Crisis Management and Global Mutual Response Teams
  4. 2018 to date, Geospatial Data Specialist with Expertise in Biodiversity Conservation, Natural Resource Management and Sustainable Development, United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) Global Vetted Expert Roster
  5. 2016-2017, Fulbright Postdoctoral Visiting Scholar and Lecturer in Geospatial and Remote Sensing Technologies, American University Washington DC, USA 
  6. 2013-2017, Postdoctoral Scientist in Geospatial and Remote Sensing Technologies, Dresden University of Technology, Germany
  7. 2006 to date, Visiting Lecturer and Senior Scientific Researcher in Geospatial and Remote Sensing Technologies, Geography Institute of Azerbaijan National Academy of Sciences, Centre of the Caspian Sea Problems, Azerbaijan
  8. 2007-2008, Hubert H. Humphrey Professional Leadership Fellow (Geospatial and Remote Sensing Technologies applied for Urban and Regional Planning), Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) and Harvard University (Centre of Geographic Analysis), USA
  9. 2017-2018, Visiting Lecturer and Scientific Researcher (Consultancy in Geospatial and Remote Sensing Technologies), German Agency for International Cooperation (GIZ) and Baku State University, Azerbaijan
  10. 2013-2015, Geospatial and Remote Sensing Consultant, Azercosmos (Azerbaijan Space Agency, Satellite Operator in Caucasus) and Airbus Defence & Space 
  11. 2003-2007, Geographical Information Systems Senior Specialist, Department of GIS / Engineering, RISK Scientific Production Company, Azerbaijan
  12. 1999-2003, GIS and Remote Sensing Specialist, State Aero Geodesy Enterprise of the State Committee on Land and Cartography, Azerbaijan 
Awards/Honours
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  1. Journal of Operational Oceanography 2018 Denny Medal from IMAREST from UK, 2019 (London)
  2. Fulbright Visiting Postdoctoral Scholar in Geospatial and Remote Sensing Technologies 2016 (US Department of State) 
  3. US Department Hubert H. Humphrey Fellowship Program 2007-2008 for one year Academic and Professional Development in the field of GIS/Urban and Regional Planning at Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT)
  4. Chartered Remote Sensing Professional, Canadian Institute of Geomatics (CIG) (11/2017) 
  5. Chartered Geographer (GIS) status for Royal Geographic Society (RGS) (03/10/2011)
  6. Research Award from the World Federation of Scientists 2007-2008
  7. Travel Award for the UN/India Workshop on the Use of Earth Observation Data in Disaster Management and Risk Reduction: Sharing the Asian Experience, 8-10 March 2016, Hyderabad, India
  8. UNOOSA Travel Award for the participation at United Nations/Belarus Workshop on Space Technology Applications for Socio-Economic Benefits (11-15 November 2013, Minsk, Belarus)
  9. European Space Agency Travel Award for Earth Observation for Ocean-Atmosphere Interactions Science (28 October 2014 - 31 October 2014, Frascati, Italy)
  10. NATO Advanced Study Institute on Energy Security Travel Award (October 4-11, 2015), Antalya, Turkey
  11. NISA – NATO International Summer Session School of (June 27-July 1, 2016), Baku, Azerbaijan
  12. NISA – NATO International Winter Session School of Cyber Security (January 11-15), Baku, Azerbaijan
  13. Travel Funding for attendance of GIST Startup Training, April 20-23, 2019 in Tbilisi, Georgia
  14. ISPRS Geospatial Week Travel Award 2015, La Grande Motte, France
  15. 6th International Summer School in Radar/SAR at Fraunhofer FHR (4-11, July 2014)
  16. Bursary from Royal Geographical Society for attendance of GISRUK 2012
Research Interests
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  1. Geospatial and Remote Sensing Technologies
  2. Geological and Geotechnical Hazards & Risk Assessment
  3. Natural Resources Management
  4. Environmental Modeling and Analysis
  5. Quantitative and Qualitative Risk Management of Marine and Onshore Petroleum and Gas Industry
  6. Marine and Inland Oil Spill Response and Disaster Management
  7. Geological Remote Sensing
  8. Coastal Mapping of Environmental and Social Sensitivities 
  9. Protection of Critical Energy Infrastructure and Energy Security 
  10. Land Use Land Cover Modeling and Change Detection
  11. Environmental and Social Impact Assessment
  12. Urban and Regional Planning
  13. Water Resources Management
  14. Environmental and Social Management
  15. Geospatial Big Data Analytics and Data Science
  16. Natural Hazards and Disaster Management
Publications
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  1. Bayramov E., Schlager P., Kada M., Buchroithner M.,  Bayramov R. (2019). Quantitative assessment of climate change impacts onto predicted erosion risks and their spatial distribution within the landcover classes of the Southern Caucasus using GIS and remote sensing. Modeling Earth Systems and Environment, pp 1–9 https://doi.org/10.1007/s40808-018-0557-3
  2. Bayramov E., Knee K., KadaM.&BuchroithnerM. (2018). Using multiple satellite observations to quantitatively assess and model oil pollution and predict risks and consequences to shoreline from oil platforms in the Caspian Sea, Human and Ecological Risk Assessment: An International Journal, 24:6, 1501-1514 DOI: 10.1080/10807039.2017.1416454
  3. Bayramov E.,KadaM.&BuchroithnerM. (2018) Monitoring oil spill hotspots, contamination probability modelling and assessment of coastal impacts in the Caspian Sea using SENTINEL-1, LANDSAT-8, RADARSAT, ENVISAT and ERS satellite sensors, Journal of Operational Oceanography, 11:1, 27-43, DOI: 10.1080/1755876X.2018.1438343
  4. Bayramov E., Buchroithner M., Bayramov R. (2016). Quantitative assessment of 2014–2015 land-cover changes in Azerbaijan using object-based classification of LANDSAT-8 timeseries. Modeling Earth Systems and Environment, 2:35 DOI: 10.1007/s40808-016-0088-8
  5. Bayramov, E., Buchroithner, M., and Bayramov, R. (2016). Multi-temporal assessment of ground cover restoration and soil erosion risks along petroleum & gas pipelines in Azerbaijan using GIS and Remote Sensing. Environmental Earth Sciences. 75:256 DOI: 10.1007/s12665-015-5044-9
  6. Bayramov E., Buchroithner M. (2015): Modelling of oil spill frequency, leak sources and contamination probability in the Caspian Sea using multi-temporal SAR images 2006–2010 and stochastic modelling, Geomatics, Natural Hazards and Risk DOI: 10.1080/19475705.2015.1007536
  7. Bayramov, E., Buchroithner, M. F. (2014). Detection of oil spill frequency and leak sources around the Oil Rocks Settlement, Chilov and Pirallahi Islands in the Caspian Sea using multi-temporal ENVISAT radar satellite images 2009-2010. Environmental Earth Sciences. (73)7: 3611-3621 DOI.org/10.1007/s1266
  8. Bayramov, E., Buchroithner, M., and McGurty, E. (2013). Differences of MMF and USLE Models for Soil Loss Prediction along BTC and SCP Pipelines. Journal of Pipeline Systems Engineering and Practice, 4(1), 81–96. DOI: 10.1061/(ASCE)PS.1949-1204.0000117
  9. Bayramov, E., Buchroithner, M. &McGurty, E. (2012): Prediction reliability, quantitative differences and spatial variations of erosion models for long-range petroleum and gas infrastructure. Georisk: Assessment and Management of Risk for Engineered Systems and Geohazards, 6(4): 252-272DOI:10.1080/17499518.2012.743834
  10. Bayramov, E., Buchroithner, M. F. &McGurty, E. (2012). Determination of main climate and ground factors controlling vegetation cover regrowth along oil and gas pipelines using multiple, spatial and geographically weighted regression procedures. Environmental Earth Sciences, 66:2047–2062. DOI 10.1007/s12665-011-1429-6
  11. Bayramov, E., Buchroithner, M. &McGurty, E. (2012). Quantitative assessment of vegetation cover and soil degradation factors within terrain units for planning, monitoring and assessment of renaturation along oil and gas pipelines. Geocarto International, 27(7):535-555. DOI:10.1080/10106049.2011.648662
  12. Jan de Leeuw, AfagRizayeva, ElmaddinNamazov, Emil Bayramov, Michael T. Marshall, Jonathan Etzold, Regina Neudert (2019). International Journal of Applied Earth Observation and Geoinformation, 78: 66-76 doi.org/10.1016/j.jag.2018.09.014
Dr. Amoussou Coffi Adoko
Assistant Professor
Phone : +7 (7172) 706456
Education
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  1. PhD (2012), Geotechnical Engineering, China University of Geosciences, Wuhan, China
  2. BSc (2005), Mining Engineering, Instituto Superior Minero Metalurgico de Moa, Cuba
Employment history
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  1. 2017 to date: Assistant Professor of Mining Engineering, School of Mining and Geosciences, Nazarbayev University, Astana, Kazakhstan
  2. 2015 - 2017: Assistant Professor, Mining Engineering, Botswana International University of Science and Technology, Botswana.
  3. 2012-2015: Post-Doctoral Researcher, Institute of Rock and Soil Mechanics, Chinese Academy of Sciences, Wuhan, China.
Awards/Honours
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  1. Chinese Government PhD Scholarship, 2008 -2012
  2. Best graduating student with highest honor “Título de Oro” (Summa Cum Laude), Instituto Superior Minero Metalúrgico de Moa, 2005.
Research Interests
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  1. Fundamental and experimental Rock Mechanics
  2. 3D-Printing Techniques in rock testing
  3. Surface and underground excavations design and analysis
  4. Underground mine stope performance assessment
  5. Mechanical rock excavations
  6. Data analysis, uncertainty modelling, optimization techniques and artificial intelligence applications in rock engineering problems
Publications
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  1. Zhang, H., Adoko, A. C., Meng, Z., Wang, H. & Jiao, Y. Mechanism of the Mudstone Tunnel Failures Induced by Expansive Clay Minerals. Geotechnical and Geological Engineering. 2016: 1-13, doi: 10.1007/s10706-016-0102-y.
  2. Adoko A C, Jiao Y-Y, Wu L, Wang H, Wang Z-H. Predicting tunnel convergence using Multivariate Adaptive Regression Spline and Artificial Neural Network. Tunnelling and Underground Space Technology. 2013;38:368-76.
  3. Jiao Y-Y, Zhang H-Q, Adoko A C, Tang H-M, Zhang X-L, Tian H-N. Simulating the process of reservoir-impoundment-induced landslide using the extended DDA method. Engineering Geology. 2014;182: 37-48.
  4. Adoko A C, Gokceoglu C, Wu L, Zuo Q- Knowledge-based and data-driven fuzzy modeling for rockburst prediction. International Journal of Rock Mechanics and Mining Sciences. 2013;61:86-95.
  5. Huang G-H, Jiao Y-Y, Zhang X-L, Adoko A C, Li S-C. Generating Irregular Models for 3D Spherical-Particle-Based Numerical Methods. Journal of Applied Mathematics. 2013;2013:7.
  6. Jiao Y-Y, Song L, Wang X-Z, Adoko A C. Improvement of the U-shaped steel sets for supporting the roadways in loose thick coal seam. International Journal of Rock Mechanics and Mining Sciences. 2013;60:19-25.
  7. Jiao Y-Y, Wang Z-H, Wang X-Z, Adoko A C, Yang Z-X. Stability assessment of an ancient landslide crossed by two coal mine tunnels. Engineering Geology. 2013;159:36-44.
  8. Adoko A C, Wu L. Estimation of the convergence of high speed railway tunnel in weak rock using an Adaptive Neuro-Fuzzy Inference Systems (ANFIS) approach. Journal of rock mechanics and geotechnical engineering. 2012;4:11-8.
  9. Zuo Q, Wu L, Adoko A C, Lu Z. Analysis of surrounding rock mass deformation characteristics: Case study of BaoZhen Tunnel, Hubei China. Electronic Journal of Geotechnical Engineering. 2012;17 N:2002-13.
  10. Adoko A C, Zuo Q-J, Wu L. A Fuzzy Model for High-Speed Railway Tunnel Convergence Prediction in Weak Rock. Electronic Journal of Geotechnical Engineering. 2011;16:1275-95.
  11. Adoko A C, Wu L. Fuzzy Inference Systems-Based Approaches in Geotechnical Engineering: A Review. Electronic Journal of Geotechnical Engineering. 2011;16:543-1558.
  12. Adoko, A.C., H. Wang, Y-Y Jiao and I.T. Seitshiro. Developing the Ground Index (GI) for Rock Collapse Assessment in Tunneling. In the 50th US Rock Mechanics / Geomechanics Symposium, Texas, USA, 26-29 June 2016, Paper 16-575
  13. Adoko, A.C. and Y.-Y. Jiao. Predicting Tunnel Convergence in Weak Rocks: Multivariate Adaptive Regression Spline and Rough Set Theory Approaches. In The 8th Asian Rock Mechanics Symposium, ARMS8. Sapporo, Japan, October 14-16, 2014, Paper TUS6-1.
Dr. Nasser Madani
Assistant Professor
Phone : +7 (7172) 694540
Education
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  1. (2016) Ph.D. in Mining Engineering, University of Chile, Santiago, Chile   
  2. (2009) M.Sc. in Mining Engineering, Mineral Exploration Engineering, South Tehran University, Tehran, Iran  
  3. (2007) B.Sc. in mining Engineering, Mineral Exploration Engineering,  South Tehran University, Tehran, Iran  
Employment history
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  1. 2017 to date: Assistant Professor of Mining Engineering, School of Mining and Geosciences, Nazarbayev University, Nur-Sultan, Kazakhstan
  2. 2016 - 2017: Post-Doc at Research Institute of Petroleum Industry (RIPI), Tehran, Iran
  3. 2012 - 2016: Research assistant at Advanced Mining Technology Centers (AMTC), University of Chile, Santiago, Chile 
  4. 2012 - 2016: Research assistant at Advanced Laboratory for Geostatistical Supercomputing (ALGES), University of Chile, Santiago, Chile 
Awards/Honours
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  1. Hot Paper Award: 8th, Journal of Geochemical Exploration, March to Jun 2015 for the paper “Combination of geostatistical simulation and fractal modeling for mineral resource classification”, Journal of Geochemical Exploration. Vol. 149, p. 59-73.”
  2. IAMG Student Research Grants linked to Mathematical Geosciences Students awards Journal: 2500 US$ (Sep, 2014)
  3. Top  Ranked Student in University for highest GPA (2005)
  4. Top  Ranked Student in University for highest GPA (2006)
  5. Top  Ranked Student in University for highest GPA (2007)
Research Interests
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  1. Geostatistics (Deterministic and Stochastic Techniques)
  2. Probabilistic Modeling of Geological/Facies units
  3. Ore Body Evaluation
  4. Sampling, QA/AC
Publications
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Recent peer-reviewed publications:

  1. Battalgazy, N., Madani, N. (2019). “Categorization of Mineral Resources Based on Different Geostatistical Simulation Algorithms: A Case Study from an Iron Ore Deposit”. Natural Resources Research, DOI: https://doi.org/10.1007/s11053-019-09474-9. In press.
  2. Abildin, Y., Madani, N., Topal, E. (2019). “A Hybrid Approach for Joint Simulation of Geometallurgical Variables with Inequality Constraint”. Minerals 9(1), 24. https://www.mdpi.com/2075-163X/9/1/24
  3. Madani, N., Maleki, M., Emery, X. (2018). “Nonparametric Geostatistical Simulation of Subsurface Facies: Tools for Validating the Reproduction of, and Uncertainty in, Facies Geometry”. Natural Resources Research, DOI:https://doi.org/10.1007/s11053-018-9444-x. In press. https://link.springer.com/article/10.1007/s11053-018-9444-x
  4. Madani, N., Yagiz, S., Coffi Adoko, A. (2018). “Spatial Mapping of the Rock Quality Designation Using Multi-Gaussian Kriging Method”. Minerals 8(11), 530. https://www.mdpi.com/2075-163X/8/11/530/xml
  5. Madani, N., Sadeghi, B. (2018). “Capturing Hidden Geochemical Anomalies in Scarce Data by Fractal Analysis and Stochastic Modeling”.Natural Resources Research, DOI: 10.1007/s11053-018-9421-4. In press.https://link.springer.com/article/10.1007/s11053-018-9421-4
  6. Madani, N., Naderi, A., Biranvand, B., Keshavarz, N. (2018). “Lithofacies uncertainty modeling in a siliciclastic reservoir setting by incorporating geological contacts and seismic information”. Journal of Petroleum Exploration and Production Technology, DOI: 10.1007/s13202-018-0531-7. In press.https://link.springer.com/article/10.1007/s13202-018-0531-7
  7. Madani, N., Emery, X. (2018). “A comparison of search strategies to design the cokriging neighborhood for predicting coregionalized variables”. Stochastic Environmental Research and Risk Assessment, DOI: 10.1007/s00477-018-1578-1. In press.https://link.springer.com/article/10.1007/s00477-018-1578-1
  8. Eze, P.N., Madani, N., Adoko, A.C. (2018). “Multivariate Mapping of Heavy Metals Spatial Contamination in a Cu–Ni Exploration Field (Botswana) Using Turning Bands Co-simulation Algorithm”. Natural Resources Researches. Vol, 28 (1), P. 109-124. DOI: 10.1007/s11053-018-9378-3. https://link.springer.com/article/10.1007/s11053-018-9378-3
  9. Madani, N., Emery, X. (2017) “Plurigaussian simulation of geological domains by truncation of intrinsic random fields of order k”. Stochastic Environmental Research and Risk Assessment. Vol, 31, P. 893-913.https://link.springer.com/article/10.1007/s00477-016-1365-9
  10. Paravarzar, Sh., Emery, X., Madani, N. (2015) “Comparing sequential Gaussian and turning bands algorithms for cosimulating grades in multi-element deposits”. Comptes Rendus Geoscience.Vol. 347, P. 84–93.https://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S1631071315000589
  11. Madani, N., Emery, X. (2014). “Simulation of geo-domains accounting for chronology and contact relationships: application to the Río Blanco copper deposit”. Stochastic Environmental Research and Risk Assessment. Vol. 29, p. 2173-2191.https://link.springer.com/article/10.1007/s00477-014-0997-x
  12. Sadeghi, B., Madani, N., Carranza, E.J.M. (2015). “Combination of geostatistical simulation and fractal modeling for mineral resource classification”, Journal of Geochemical Exploration. Vol. 149, p. 59-73.https://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0375674214003768
  13. Maleki, M. Madani, N. Emery, X. (2014). “Capping and kriging grades with long-tailed distributions”. Journal of the South African Institute of Mining and Metallurgy. Vol. 114 (3), p. 255- 263. http://www.scielo.org.za/scielo.php?script=sci_abstract&pid=S2225-62532014000300016
  14. Asghari, O. Madani, N. (2013). “A new approach for the geological risk evaluation of coal resources through a geostatistical simulation”, Arabian Journal of Geosciences (Springer). Vol. 6, p. 929-943.https://link.springer.com/article/10.1007/s12517-011-0391-7
  15. Madani, N. Asghari, O. (2013). “Fault Detection in 3-D by Sequential Gaussian Simulation of Rock Quality Designation (RQD), Case Study: Gazestan Phosphate Ore Deposit (Central Iran)”. Arabian Journal of Geosciences (Springer). Vol. 6, p. 3737-3747. https://link.springer.com/article/10.1007/s12517-012-0633-3
  16. Maleki, M., Madani, N. (2017). “Multivariate Geostatistical Analysis: an application to ore body evaluation”. Iranian Journal of Earth Sciences. Vol. 8, p. 173-184.http://ijes.mshdiau.ac.ir/article_530191.html

 

Recent International Conferences:

  1. Abildin, Y., Madani, N., Topal, E. (2018). “Forecast the mineral processing destinations based on spatial interpolation of geometallurgical variables”. In the proceeding of the Complex Orebodies Conference 2018. The Australian Institute of Mining and Metallurgy (eds.), Brisbane, Australia, p 2.
  2. Battalgazy, N., Madani, N. (2018). “Mineral Resource Assessment in Complex Deposits based on International Standards”. In the proceeding of the Complex Orebodies Conference 2018. The Australian Institute of Mining and Metallurgy (eds.), Brisbane, Australia, p 79.
  3. Madani, N. (2018). “3D Estimation of Variables with Complexity in Cross-Correlation Structures”. In the proceeding of the Complex Orebodies Conference 2018. The Australian Institute of Mining and Metallurgy (eds.), Brisbane, Australia, p 49.
  4. Madani, N., Emery, X. (2018). “Plurigaussian Simulation of Geological Domains in the Presence of Spatial Trends”. In the proceeding of the IAMG 2018, 19th Annual Conference of the International Association for Mathematical Geosciences. Hron, K. Babek, O. Fiserova, E. van den Boogaart, R. (eds.), Olomouc, Czech Republic, p. 25.
  5. Madani, N., Emery, X. (2018). “Sequential co–simulation for resources modelling: How good is the reproduction of the joint spatial
correlation structure?
”. In the proceeding of the Geometallurgy Conference 2018, Back to the Future. The Southern African Institute of Mining and Metallurgy (ed.), Cape Town, South Africa, 13 p.
  6. Madani, N., Yagiz, S., Adoko, A., Battalgazy, N. (2018). “Uncertainty quantification of rock quality designation at the Gazestan phosphate deposit”. In the proceeding of the Geometallurgy Conference 2018, Back to the Future. The Southern African Institute of Mining and Metallurgy (ed.), Cape Town, South Africa, 14 p.
Dr. Muhammad Rehan Hashmet
Assistant Professor
Phone : +7 (7172) 692744
Employment history
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  1. 2018 to date: Assistant Professor of Petroleum Engineering, School of Mining and Geosciences, Nazarbayev University, Nur-Sultan, Kazakhstan
Research Interests
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During the tenure at Petroleum Institute, Dr. Rehan was involved in numerous research activities related to special core analysis and chemical enhanced oil recovery including Surfactant Polymer flooding and CO2 foam flooding for light oil, high temperature, high salinity carbonate reservoirs. Dr. Rehan has also worked as a team lead to establish state of the art EOR lab having coreflooding rig coupled with medical CT in ADNOC research and Innovation center (ADRIC), Petroleum Institute in collaboration with Statoil. In addition to this, he was also team lead to establish the SCAL lab with linear X-ray coreflooding system. All of his research focused on the designing and implementation of different IOR/EOR techniques for industrial application.

The focus of his research comprises of Chemical Enhanced Oil Recovery, CO2 Foam Flooding, Reservoir Engineering, Nonlinear Parameter Optimization and image analysis for insitu saturation monitoring.

Publications
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  1. Shehzad Ahmed, Khaled A. Elraies, Muhammad Rehan Hashmet, Mohamad Sahban Alnarabiji “Empirical Modeling of the Viscosity of Supercritical Carbon Dioxide Foam Fracturing Fluid under Different Downhole Conditions”, Energies, 11(3): 782, 2018.
  2. Ali M. AlSumaiti, Muhammad Rehan Hashmet, Waleed S. AlAmeri, Evans Anto-Darkwah, “CO2 Foam Flooding in High Temperature High Salinity Carbonate Reservoirs”, Energy and Fuels, 32(2), pp 1416-1422, 2018.
  3. Muhammad Rehan Hashmet, Ali M. AlSumaiti, Waleed S. AlAmeri, Yemna Qaiser, “Laboratory Investigation and Simulation Modeling of Polymer Flooding in High Temperature High Salinity Carbonate Reservoirs”, Energy and Fuels, 31(12), pp 13454-13465, 2017.
  4. Shehzad Ahmed, Khaled A. Elraies, Muhammad Rehan Hashmet, Alvinda Hanamertani “Viscosity Models for Polymer Free CO2 Foam Fracturing Fluid with the Effect of Surfactant Concentration, Salinity and Shear Rate”, Energies, 10(12): 1970, 2017.
  5. Shehzad Ahmed, Khaled A. Elraies, Isa M. Tan, Muhammad Rehan Hashmet, “Experimental Investigation of Associative Polymer Performance for CO2 Foam Enhanced Oil Recovery”. Journal of Petroleum Science and Engineering, 157: 971-979. 2017.
  6. Shehzad Ahmed, Khaled A. Elraies, Jalal Forooozesh, Siti R. B. M. Shafian, Muhammad Rehan Hashmet, Ivy C. C. Hsia, Abdullah Almansour, "Experimental Investigation of Immiscible Supercritical Carbon Dioxide Foam Rheology for Improved Oil Recovery," Journal of Earth Science, 28(5): pp. 835-841, 2017.
  7. Evans Anto-Darkwah, Muhammed Rehan Hashmet, and Ali M. Alsumaiti, “Laboratory Investigation of Static Bulk-Foam Tests in the Absence and Presence of Crude Oil”, International Journal of Chemical Engineering and Applications, Vol. 8, Issue 2, pages 112-116, 2017.
  8. Muhammad Rehan Hashmet, Mustafa Onur, Isa M. Tan, “Empirical Correlations for Viscosity of Polyacrylamide Solutions with the Effects of Salinity and Hardness”, Journal of Dispersion Science and Technology, Vol. 35, Issue 4, Pages 510 – 517, Year 2014.
  9. Muhammad Rehan Hashmet, Mustafa Onur, Isa M. Tan, “Empirical Correlations for Viscosity of Polyacrylamide Solutions with the Effects of Temperature and Shear Rate: II”, Journal of Dispersion Science and Technology, Vol. 35, Issue 12, Pages 1685 – 1690, Year 2014.
  10. Muhammad Sagir, Isa M. Tan, Muhammad Mushtaq, Lukman Ismail, Muhammad Nadeem, Muhammad Rizwan Azam, Muhammad Rehan Hashmet, “A Novel Surfactant for the Reduction of CO2/Brine Interfacial Tension”, Journal of Dispersion Science and Technology, Vol. 35, Issue 3, Pages 463 – 470, Year 2014.
  11. Muhammad Mushtaq, Isa M. Tan, Lukman Ismail, Muhammad Nadeem, Muhammad Sagir, Rizwan Azam, Muhammad Rehan Hashmet, “Influence of PZC (Point of Zero Charge) on the Static Absorbance of Anionic Surfactants on a Malaysian Sandstone”, Journal of Dispersion Science and Technology, Vol. 35, Issue 3, Pages 343 – 349, Year 2014.
  12. Muhammad Rehan Hashmet, Mustafa Onur, Isa M. Tan, “Empirical Correlations for Viscosity of Polyacrylamide Solutions with the Effects of Concentration, Molecular Weight and Degree of Hydrolysis of Polymer” Journal of Applied Sciences.

 

Dr. Lei Wang
Assistant Professor
Phone : +7 (7172) 706371
Education
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  1. PhD (2014), Colorado School of Mines, Golden, U.S.A
  2. MSc (2010), China University of Petroleum, Qingdao, China
  3. BSc (2007), China University of Petroleum, Qingdao, Chinа
Employment history
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  1. 2019 to date: Assistant Professor of Petroleum Engineering, School of Mining and Geosciences, Nazarbayev University, Nur-Sultan, Kazakhstan
  2. 2017 - 2018: Post-Doctoral Fellow, Petroleum Engineering, University of Wyoming, Laramie, U.S.A
  3. 2015 - 2017: Post-Doctoral Fellow, Petroleum Engineering, Colorado School of Mines, Golden, U.S.A