Professor Zhangxing (John) Chen was elected to being a Fellow of the Royal Society of Canada (RSC). He is the first petroleum engineer to be inducted into the RSC. Fellows of the RSC are peer-elected scholars who have made remarkable contributions in the arts, the humanities and the sciences, as well as in Canadian public life. […]
Our student Mohammadali Ahmadi has just received a NSERC Vanier Scholarship, the most prestigious award for a graduate student by NSERC. Congratulations Mohammadali!
We are sad to learn that Frank Meyer, a longtime supporter and collaborator with the Schulich School of Engineering, has passed away. Before his retirement, Meyer was the first president and CEO of Foundation CMG, which has since become Energi Simulation. Under Meyer’s leadership, his company created […]
As one of Canada’s most distinguished researchers in petroleum reservoir engineering, Chen has been elected to Canadian Academy of Engineering fellowship. Congratulations!
According to the announcement of The Canadian Applied and Industrial Mathematics Society and the Fields Institute, Dr. Chen has been awarded the 2017 CAIMS-Fields Industrial Mathematics Prize for his seminal contributions to industrial and applied mathematics, computational science, and modelling of flow in porous media. Throughout his career, Dr. Chen has led many collaborative projects […]
The Reservoir Simulation Group has made major breakthroughs in research of fluid storage and flow in nanoporous materials. These breakthroughs have been recently published in the top journals PNAS (Proceedings of the National Academy of Science), Nature (Scientific Reports) and AIChE Journal (American Institute of Chemical Engineering): http://www.pnas.org/content/early/2017/03/08/1612608114.full?sid=b22ac86f-8206-42d4-9ffe-c164eca9b9e8 http://www.nature.com/articles/srep33461 http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/journal/10.1002/(ISSN)1547-5905/homepage/MostCited.html#cited15 (This paper is a top […]
The 9th Annual Reservoir Simulation Technical Symposium will take place June 15th – 16th 2017 on downtown campus. Please mark your calendars and plan to attend. The tentative agenda will be provided later.
Great news! Dr. Chen has received a very prestigious Canadian award which was announced on February 7th, 2017. Dr. Chen and our supporters including President of University of Calgary Elizabeth Cannon, VP of University of Calgary Ed McCauley, Dean of Schulich School of Engineering Bill Rosehard and some people from our industry sponsors spent the whole day on the […]
During the SPE Student Presentation Contest held in conjunction with the 2016 SPE Canada Heavy Oil Technical Conference, our Ph.D. student MOHSEN KESHAVARZ’s presentation was selected as the 1st place winner by the panel of judges ! The title of his talk was “On The Struggle of Bitumen to Flow” in which he was discussing the challenges that […]
Good news! Our master student Tianjie Qin has won the 3rd place prize in Master’s division in the 2016 SPE Canada Regional Student Paper Contest. Congratulations!
An interesting talk was given by Professor Jichun Li in CCIT 209 at 4:00pm-5:00pm, January 22, 2016. Prof. Li is from University of Nevada Las Vegas, USA. The title of the talk is Mathematical analysis and time-domain finite element modeling of invisibility cloaks with metamaterials. The abstract is as follows: In the June 23, 2006’s issue […]
Eight papers have been accepted by the prestigious SPE EUROPEC/EAGE, 78th EAGE Conference and Exhibition!
Good news! Our eight (8) papers have been accepted by the prestigious SPE EUROPEC/EAGE, 78th EAGE Conference and Exhibition: S. Yang, Z. Chen and W. Wu, Effects of Pore Confinement and Geomechanics on Carbon Dioxide EOR in Naturally Fractured Tight Oil Reservoirs, Paper SPE-180076-MS, SPE EUROPEC/EAGE, 78th EAGE Conference and Exhibition, Vienna, Austria, May 30-June […]
Morteza Dejam has been selected to receive 2015 Schulich School of Engineering Teaching Assistant Excellence Award!
Congratulations! Morteza Dejam has been selected to receive 2015 Schulich School of Engineering Teaching Assistant Excellence Award. The award comes with $500 from the Schulich Teaching Awards Fund. A reception to celebrate the Schulich School of Engineering Awards will take place on Friday December 11, 2015 at the MacEwan Hall.
Our PhD student, Christopher Iyogun, has been awarded have been awarded the scholarship(s) listed below through the Bursary competition: FirstEnergy Graduate Bursary in Engineering Studies in Energy in the amount of $10000 effective September 1, 2015 Congratulations!