Dr Florian Doster, ERPE Assistant Professor with the Institute of Petroleum Engineering (IPE), has returned from an extensive trip to the USA. He delivered his "Towards A Consistent Theoretical Framework for Multiphase Flow in Porous Media" keynote lecture at the biennial Gordon Research Conference (GRC) on "Flow & Transport in Permeable Media", held 6-11 July 2014, Lewiston, Maine.
Nearly 40 research leaders from Heriot-Watt University and the British Geological Survey (BGS) came together last week at an inaugural 'Heriot-Watt -BGS Exchange Event' aimed at developing innovative ideas for research collaboration within their new, joint research institute – the Sir Charles Lyell Centre.
Scientists from the Carbonate Reservoir Group at ERPE under the leadership of Professor Sebastian Geiger have formed a 2.54M USD research partnership with colleagues at University of Calgary, Imperial College London and the Federal University of Pernambuco to develop a novel Rapid Reservoir Modelling (RRM) software that facilitates prototyping of complex reservoir models.
PhD student Rosario Porrazzo, from ERPE theme Materials & Manufacturing, won a poster competition at the 36th Annual General Meeting of the International Fine Particle Research Institute (IFPRI) which was held in Edinburgh on 22-26 June 2014.
High speed is the focus as ERPE scientists and their industry colleagues feature at two stands at this year’s Royal Society Summer Science Exhibition, an annual display of the most exciting cutting-edge science and technology in the UK.