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Energy Geo-Science and Engineering

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The Munib & Angela Masri Institute of Energy and Natural Resources at AUB held its 7th annual workshop titled “Energy Geo-Science and Engineering" on Friday April 7, 2017 from 8:45 till 1:30 pm, in B1 College Hall.  Prof. J. Carlos Santamarina, Professor of Earth Science and Engineering and the Associate Director of Upstream Petroleum Engineering Research Center, KAUST, gave a talk on “Pressing geo-science and engineering needs in the energy sector".

Click here to view  the presentation in PDF 
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​The following 3 MI funded research projects were featured in the event:

  • An Efficient Geometry-based Opti​mization Approach for Well Placement in Oil Fields
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  • Instrumented Robotic Platform for Guiding the Geotechnical Design of Offshore Pipelines​             1280px-Logo_of_YouTube_(2015-2017).svg.png Click here to watch

  • Online Learning of 4D Seismic Data for Real Time Reservoir Management​
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Graduate students who have worked on MI-funded projects partcipated in a poster session in the same auditorium to signify the interdisciplinary and collaborative research supported by the Institute. The first and second best posters in presentation/content received a symbolic monetary awards of $300 and $200.​

Click here to view the workshop program
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