Prof. Shaurya Prakash

Ohio State University

ACTIVITIES:
This will be a two-day Conference-Training (Tutorial) meeting and premier networking event that will draw participants from many in the industry: chemical companies, oil & gas companies, academia, manufacturers, process monitoring experts, chemical reaction engineers, formulators, analytical chemists

Certificate of Completion given,

Question and Answer Sessions.

Networking Opportunities - chemical R & D divisions, chemical companies, chemical suppliers, and other instrument companies

EXHIBITION New Instrumentation and Products from selected exhibitors (15 Exhibitor slots only).

Prof. Rigoberto Advincula

Case Western Reserve University 

REPRESENTATIVE PROGRAM


Day 1 - Flow Process and Fluids

Introduction to Flow and Process Chemistry
Rheology Basics
Polymers and Rheology
Lubricants and Emulsifiers: From Food, Cosmetics, Hydraulics
Smart Fluids and Complex Fluids
2 D Nanomaterials and Films
Coatings and 2D Flow Rheology
Flow Chemistry and Synthesis
Drilling and Stimulation Fluids in the Oilfield
Microfluidics and Devices: from Chemistry to Biomedical Manufacturing
Flow Assurance and Artificial Lift Methods
Enhanced Oil Recovery

 
Day 2 - Methods and Measurements

Highly Viscous Media Processing

Principles of Flow Behavior
Principles of Smart Mixing and Formulation
Granular Material Flow and Storage
Mixing and Formulation
Core Flooding and Permeability Testing
Phase Behavior: PVT, Gas, Fluid and Pressure Testing and Monitoring
Flow Measurements and Monitoring
Advanced Sensors
Flow Simulation and Imaging
Advanced Analytical Methods
Advanced Spectroscopy and Microscopy

SPEAKERS

Dr. Joe Lichtenhan

Hybrid Plastics

Prof. Ping He

Lamar University 

Prof. Norma Alcantar

University of South Florida

Prof. Jacinta Conrad

University of Houston 

Prof. Gordon Christopher

Texas Tech University

Prof. Jim Gilchrist

Lehigh University

Dr. Peter Boul

Aramco Services Company

Prof. Zhifeng Ren

University of Houston 

Prof. Vivek Sharma

University of Illinois at Chicago 

Prof. Reza Foudazi

New Mexico State Univ.

This conference and workshop will cover:

1. Introduction to Flow and Process Chemistry
2. Rheology Basics and the Viscoelastic Behavior
3. Polymers, Fluids, and Surfactants in Rheology
4. Microfluidics and Device Fabrication including Biomedical technologies
5. Valves, Flow, and Pressure Control in Manufacturing
6. Smart Fluids and Complex Fluids for Oil & Gas
7. Introduction to Flow Chemistry, Synthesis, and Microreactors
8. Fluids in Oil & Gas Upstream: Drilling Fluids, Completion Fluids, Hydraulic Fracturing, Flow Assurance, EOR
9. Highly Viscous Media Processing and Principles of Smart Mixing
10. Bulk Handling and Granular Material Flow and Storage
11. Mixing and Processing Technologies
12. Lubricants and Hydraulic Pressure Control
13. Advanced Sensors and Gas Monitoring
14. Advanced Analytical Methods: Spectroscopy and Microscopy

15. Asset Integrity Management Principles

 2018 INVITED SPEAKERS:

Dr. Peter Boul – Aramco Services Company (stimuli-responsive polymers in the oilfield)
Prof. Gordon Christopher – Texas Tech University (smart rheology)
Prof. Shaurya Prakash – Ohio State University (transport and vapor phase phenomena)
Prof. Zhifeng Ren – University of Houston (nanomaterials for EOR)
Dr. Joe Lichtenhan – Hybrid Plastics (nanomaterials and formulations)
Prof. Xiaoling Yin – Colorado School of Mines (multiphase fluid dynamics and properties)
Prof. Jim Gilchrist – Lehigh University (convective suspensions and dispersion rheology)
Prof. Norma Alcantar – University of South Florida (microfluidics and high throughput screening)
Prof. Vivek Sharma – the University of Illinois at Chicago (interfacial flow and non-linear flow)
Dr. Mark Pothecary – Malvern Panalytical (microrheology)
Prof. Rigoberto Advincula – Case Western Reserve University (polymer interfaces and coatings)
Prof. Ping He – Lamar University (transport processes and supercritical fluids)
Mr. Alex Reed – Fluence Analytics (polymerization online monitoring)

Dr. Joey Mangadlao - Baker Hughes GE (demulsifiers)

Dr. Liang Xu - Halliburton (Friction Reducers)

Prof. Reza Foudazi - New Mexico State University (concentrated emulsions)

Prof. Jacinta Conrad - University of Houston (microfluidics)


MORE TO BE ANNOUNCED SOON!