News

  • May 10, 2021: Congratulations on Floriane Youzan (our M.S. student), for successfully defending her M.S. thesis entitled “Numerical Simulation Study for Analyzing the Factors Affecting Microbial Enhanced Oil Recovery.”
  • April 7, 2021: Jiahui You (our Ph.D. student) published a journal article at Journal of Petroleum Science and Engineering, entitled ” Pore–Scale Investigation of Surface Roughness on the Evolution of Natural Fractures During Acid Dissolution using DBS Method.” [Link]
  • March 20, 2021: Jiahui You (our Ph.D. student) published a journal article at Transport in Porous Media, entitled “Pore-Scale Study to Analyze the Impacts of Porous Media Heterogeneity on Mineral Dissolution and Acid Transport Using Darcy–Brinkmann–Stokes Method.” [Link]
  • February 5, 2021: Dr. Lee’s research and educational proposal has been selected for NSF CAREER Award. [Links: NSF, UH]
  • January 13, 2021: Jiahui You (our Ph.D. student) published a journal article at SPE Journal, entitled “Analyzing the Dynamics of Mineral Dissolution during Acid Fracturing by Pore-Scale Modeling of Acid-Rock Interaction.” [Link]
  • August 31, 2020: Jiahui You (our Ph.D. student) presented at SPE Improved Oil Recovery Conference, on the topic of “Analyzing the Dynamics of Mineral Dissolution During Acid Fracturing by Pore–Scale Modeling of Acid–Rock Interaction.” [Link]
  • May 25, 2020: Xinwei Xiong (our Ph.D. student) published a journal article at Energy Exploration & Exploitation, entitled “Data-Driven Modeling to Optimize the Injection Well Placement for Waterflooding in Heterogeneous Reservoirs Applying Artificial Neural Networks and Reducing Observation Cost.” [Link]
  • March 7, 2020: Congratulations on Lotanna Ohazuruike (our Ph.D. student) and Jiahui You (our Ph.D. student) for taking 2nd and 3rd places of PhD level at UH SPE (Society of Petroleum Engineers) Student Paper Contest!
  • January 31, 2020: Jiahui You (our Ph.D. student) presented at SPE Gulf Coast Section Women in Energy (WIN) Congress, on the topic of “Analyzing the Dynamics of Mineral Dissolution during Acid Fracturing by Pore–Scale Modeling of Acid–Rock Interaction.”
  • January 31, 2020: Lotanna Ohazuruike (our Ph.D. student) presented at UH Center for Carbon Management in Energy (CCME) Research day, on the topic of “Candidate Selection for CO2 Storage–Insights from Pore–Scale Modelling.”
  • November 19, 2019: Dr. Lee presented at the MLUR (Machine Learning for Unconventional Resources) Workshop regarding limitation and improvement of data-driven models to predict hydrocarbon production from complex reservoirs.
  • October 1, 2019: Dr. Lee served as an Academics Representative Adviser at Career Pathways Fair of 2019 SPE Annual Technical Conference & Exhibition (ATCE).
  • September 27, 2019: Dr. Lee presented at Department of Petroleum Engineering Seminar Series at UH, on the topic of “Data-Driven Models to Predict Hydrocarbon Production from Unconventional Reservoirs by Thermal Recovery.”
  • August 1, 2019: Dr. Lee’s research work was mentioned at the article of Formation Evaluation by Dr. Shouxiang (Mark) Ma in Journal of Petroleum Technology. [Link]
  • April 22, 2019: Congratulations on Xinwei Xiong (our M.S. student), for successfully defending his M.S. thesis titled “Optimization of Injection Well Placement for Waterflooding in Heterogeneous Reservoirs using Artificial Neural Networks Coupled with Reservoir Simulation.”
  • April 8, 2019: Dr. Lee presented at 2019 SPE International Conference on Oilfield Chemistry in Galveston on the topic of “Characterization of Type and Maturity of Organic Matter in Source Rock by In-situ Electrical Heating and Temperature Transient Analysis.” [Link]
  • January 22, 2019: Dr. Lee’s research grant proposal to develop data-driven models for groundwater flow in Houston area was selected for funding by Data Science Institute at University of Houston.
  • October 23, 2018: Dr. Lee  presented at Lunch and Learn Seminar Series of Chevron Energy Technology Company, on the topic of “Reducing Uncertainty of Hydrocarbon Production from Thermally Upgraded Organic-Rich Shales.”
  • May 14, 2018: Dr. Lee gave a presentation at InterPore 2018 meeting in New Orleans on the topic of “A comprehensive simulation model for solvent-aided thermal recovery of heavy oil and bitumen.” [Link]