Mohammad-Reza-Mahdiani_1E-mail: mohammadreza.mahdian@ucalgary.ca

 

RESEARCH INTERESTS

Reservoir simulation, Integrated modeling (Reservoir, well and surface) and optimization using different software and programming techniques. 

 
 
 

Education

Amirkabir University of Technology                                                                 Tehran, Iran

Ph.D                                                                                                                                  From 2015

Petroleum Engineering (Reservoir Engineering)

 

Amirkabir University of Technology                                                                 Tehran, Iran

Master of science                                                                                                              2011- 2013

Petroleum Engineering (Reservoir Engineering), GPA 18.16/20, Thesis: the optimization of an oil field by emphasizing on gas lift stability, 20/20

 

Petroleum University of Technology                                                                 Ahwaz, Iran

Bachler of science                                                                                                             2007-2011

Petroleum Engineering (Reservoir Engineering), GPA 17.32/20, Thesis: Investigation of different methods of predicting the oil reservoir performance, A

 

 Publications

Books:

  1. Gas Allocation Optimization Methods in Artificial Gas Lift, Ehsan Khamehchi, Mohammad Reza Mahdiani, Springer, 2017
  2. A comprehensive learning of Prosper software, Mohammad Reza Mahdiani, Ehsan Khamehchi, Stayesh Press, 2016. confirmed by National Iranian Oil Company
  3. A comprehensive learning of MATLAB in petroleum engineering, Mohammad Reza Mahdiani, Mohammad Norouzi, Stayesh Press, 2016
  4. Solution manual for vector mechanic for engineers, Mohammad Reza Mahdiani, Azarin Mehr Press, 2015
  5. Translating the vector mechanic for engineering (Beer et al), 2013
  6. Learning C#, Mohammad Reza Mahdiani, Kalk Zarin, 2011

Journal Papers: 

  1. A New Heuristic Model for Estimating the Oil Formation Volume Factor, Petroleum, Mohammad Reza Mahdiani, Mohammad Norouzi, 2018
  2. DPR Polymer Gel Treatment in Oil Reservoirs: A Workflow for Treatment Optimization Using Static Proxy Models, Journal of Petroleum Science and Engineering, Mohammad Norouzi, Hamed Panjalizadeh, Fariborz Rashidi, Mohammad Reza Mahdiani, 2017, 153, pp. 97–110
  3. A Modified Neural Network Model for Predicting the Crude Oil Price, Intellectual Economics, Mohammad Reza Mahdiani, Ehsan Khamehchi, 2016, 10(2), 71–77
  4. A Novel Model for Predicting the Temperature Profile in Gas Lift Wells, Petroleum, Mohammad Reza Mahdiani, Ehsan Khamehchi, 2 (4), 408-414
  5. The Most Accurate Heuristic-Based Algorithms for Estimating the Oil Formation Volume Factor, Petroleum, Mohammad Reza Mahdiani, Ghazal Kooti, Petroleum, Vol, 1-9, 2016
  6. Stabilizing Gas Lift Optimization with Different Amounts of Available Lift Gas, Mohammad Reza Mahdiani, Ehsan Khamehchi, Journal of Natural Gas Science and Engineering, Vol 26, 18–27, 2015, ISI
  7. Preventing Instability Phenomenon in Gas-lift Optimization, Mohammad Reza Mahdiani, Ehsan Khamehchi, Iranian Journal of Oil & Gas Science and Technology, Vol. 4 (2015), No. 1, pp. 49-65, A
  8. A New Method for Building Proxy Models Using Simulated Annealing, Mohammad Reza Mahdiani, Ehsan Khamehchi, Middle-East Journal of Scientific Research 22 (3): 324-328, 2014
  9. And more than 5 other papers in Persian. 

Conference Papers:

  1. Production and Injection Optimization in an Oil Field Using Moth Swarm Algorithm, 14th International industrial engineering conference Ehsan Khamehchi, Mohammad Reza Mahdiani, Amir Gharche Beydokhti, 2018
  2. A new proxy model based on meta heuristic algorithms for estimating gas compressor torque, Mohammad Reza Mahdiani, Ehsan Khamehchi, Ramin sultan Mohammadi, Babak Azkayi, 11th international industrial engineering conference, 7-8 January 2015, Tehran
  3. A new proxy model based on meta heuristic algorithms for estimating gas compressor torque, Mohammad Reza Mahdiani, Ehsan Khamehchi, Ramin sultan Mohammadi, Babak Azkayi, 11th international industrial engineering conference, 7-8 January 2015, Tehran 

And more than 20 papers in Persian.

Experience

  • Supervising 13 Bsc thesis in Tehran university and university of Garmsar in Iran
  • Teaching Carbonate Reservoir and Two Phase Flow in Tehran University, (Fouman Faculty of Engineering), 2016
  • Teaching Fluid properties and Reservoir 1 courses in Garmsar University, 2015-2016
  • Teaching Assistant of Production 1 and Artificial lift methods in Amirkabir University of Technology, 2015-2016
  • Project Control in HANA energy company 2017-2018
  • Production Expert in development of Darquain field, 2015-2016
  • Working with POGC in optimizing the oil fields by emphasizing on gas lift stability
  • Software expert in developing a database for polymers, Academic Center for Education, Culture and Research, 2012-2013

Responsibility and membership

  • The president of Society of Petroleum of Engineering (SPE) student chapter in Amirkabir University of technology 2015-2016 and 2012-2013 and 8 years membership
  • Member of National Elite Foundation
  • Gaining 6 Research assistant awards from National Elite Foundation from 2015 to 2017
  • Be selected as the premier researcher in both 2003 and 2004

Software Skill

  • Being able to work with GAP, PROSPER, REVEAL, ECLIPSE, VFPI, PVTI, WELLTEST, Pipesim
  • Being able to program using MATLAB, C# and work with databases.
  • Statistical software
  • Designing some software and websites.

Certificates

  • ORLEN upstream oil & gas Seminar, ORLEN, 2015
  • What Engineering managers should know about reliability, International Industrial Engineering conference, 2015
  • Eclipse Simulation software workshop, SPE, 2011
  • Asphaltene workshop, National Iranian South Oil Company, 2011
  • Dynamic Simulation, National Iranian South Oil Company, 2011
  • Enhanced Oil Recovery, National Iranian South Oil Company, 2011
  • Mud logging, SPE, 2010
  • Offshore Drilling, TOTAL, 2008
  • Oil and gas projects management based on ELENA model, 2015
  • Energy management based on ISO 50001, 2014
  • Offshore drilling, north drilling company