Many congratulations to Mahdi Sadri, my PhD  student, on passing his PhD  viva successfully on 14th April 2020. Well done, Mahdi.

A new fully funded PhD position (UK/EU/International) has opened in our research group.  We are looking for someone with good knowledge in programming of fluid flow in porous media to model geo-chemical & geo-mechanical modelling of CO2-Water-Rock systems.

Congratulation to my PhD student, Gordon Lindsay, who has successfully passed his PhD viva on 11th November 2019. Well done, Dr. Lindsay!

Gordon Lindsay and Mahdi Sadri are presenting their research outputs at the 37th International North Sea Flow Measurement Workshop in Tonsberg, Norway, 22-25 Oct 2019.

Congratulation to my PhD student, Michael Onoja, who has successfully passed his PhD viva on 12th Sep 2019. Well done, Dr. Onoja!

We have organised three workshops on Carbon Capture and Storage in Coventry, Nottingham and Edinburgh, UK 10-20 Sep 2019, funded by the Royal Academy of Engineering. For more information see the IAPP website:

My PhD student, Emmanuel Luther, visited his external supervisor, Prof. Hassan Hassanzadeh, at Calgary University in June-Aug 2019

Mohammadreza bagheri visited Dr Siavash Ghabezloo and his colleagues in Ecole des Ponts ParisTech, France, 24-28 June 2019.

Seyed Shariatipour attended the in Trondheim, Norway, 17-20 June 2019. 

Masoud Ahmadinia visiting our research collaborator Dr Odd Andersen and his colleagues in SINTEF Digital, Mathematics and Cybernetics Group (Oslo), 10-14 June 2019.

Our research group has presented seven papers at the EAGE 2019 in London .

Masoud Ahmadinia is presenting at the UKCCSRC Network Conference at Cardiff University

Congratulations to my PhD students, Mohammad Reza bagheri, Emmanuel Luther, Mahdi Sadri and Masoud Ahmadinia on securing £1,000 PGR Mobility Grant each.  Wishing you all the best for your successful PGR Mobility activity!

Seyed Shariatipour was the co-organiser for a CCS workshop in Cape Town on 4-8th Feb. 2019.

MohammadReza Bagheri and Michael Onoja came joint third for the EEC Postgraduate Researcher of the Year competition. Congratulations to both of them!

Seyed Shariatipour attending Accelerating CCUS Conference in Edinburgh 28-29th Nov. 18:

Seyed Shariatipour - Accelerating CCUS

Dr Tony Surridge, General Manager for Advances Fossile Fuel and Head of South African Centre for Carbon Capture and Storage, visited our research group at Coventry Univerity on 25-27th Nov.

Michael Onoja presenting the following two papers (Mohsen Abbaszadeh is the corresponding author for the 2nd one) at Fifth CO2 Geological Storage Workshop in Utrecht. 21-23 Nov 2018.

Predictive Modelling Of CO2 Storage In Aquifers: Integrating The Effects Of Boundary Conditions And Saturation Functions

Investigating The Impact Of Relative Permeability Curves On Cold CO2 Injection

We (CCS group,#CU_CCS) successfully organised a workshop on CCS Development in the UK: A Contemporary Academic and Industrial Perspective, Coventry, 1st Nov. 2018.

Seyed Shariatipour delivered a half-day masterclass on Numerical Modelling of Waterflooding at Sanie Simatec in Salvador, Brazil, 25 Oct. 2018.

Seyed Shariatipour delivered an hour keynote speech on Numerical Modelling of CO2 Storage in Geological Formations at IV SIINTEC &  VII PTI  Modelling and Computational Simulation Applied to Industry Conference in Salvador, Brazil, 24-25 Oct. 2018.

Seyed Shariatipour visited Shell and TECGRAF in Rio, Brazil, 22-23 Oct. 2018.

Mahdi Sadri presented his research results, Flow Measurement Uncertainty in Hydrocarbon Reservoir Management, at the North Sea Flow Measurement Workshop in Aberdeen, 22-24 Oct. 2018.

Gordon Lindsey presented his research results, Detecting and Correcting for Coriolis Meter Calculated Fluid Density Drift due to Ambient Temperature Variation, at the North Sea Flow Measurement Workshop in Aberdeen, 22-24 Oct. 2018.

Masoud Ahmadinia visited Peter Cook Centre for CCS Research at Melbourne University in Australia and presented his research results in there. He also presented two papers (Mohammadreza Bagheri was author of one of them) entitled (1) Investigating the Impact of Caprock Morphology on the CO2 Plume Migration and Trapping Mechanism Using MRST-CO2lab and ECLIPSE and (2) Oil well cement alteration in a CO2-rich environment at the GHG-14 Conference in Melbourne, 18-26 Oct. 2018.

Seyed Shariatipour was invited to attend the 1st International Academia Partnership Platform Workshop at the Amirkabir University of Technology, 5-8 Oct 2018.

Mohammadreza Bagheri is presenting the “Prediction of cement alteration in the CO2-rich environment” at the 38th Cement and Concrete Conference in Coventry University, 9-11 Sep 2018.

Mahdi Sadri presented his research results on the “Effect of Systematic and Random Flow Measurement Errors on History Matching” at the 5th International Conference on Oil & Gas Engineering and Technology (ICOGET 2018) at KL Convention Centre, MALAYSIA, 12-14 August 2018.

Michael Onoja and Seyed Shariatipour attended 80th EAGE Annual Conference and Exhibition 2018 in Copenhagen, Denmark, 11-14 June 2018.

Congratulation to Mahdi Sadri on receiving the best oral presentation at the CU Faculty Research Symposium on 6th June 2018.

Masoud Ahmadinia visiting our research collaborator Dr Odd Andersen and his colleagues in SINTEF Digital, Mathematics and Cybernetics Group (Oslo), May 18th to June 14th.

Azadeh Pourmalek participating in the ENOS 1st Spring School on CO2 Geological Storage,  May 14th to 19th 2018 at Latera, Italy.

Congratulations to Michael Onoja (PI)Masoud Ahmadinia, Emanuel Luther and Azadeh Pourmalek on their successful ECR proposal securing £1,000 from UKCCSRC. Wishing you all the best for your successful one day CO2 Storage workshop.

Mohammadreza Bagheri and Masoud Ahmadinia will be presenting their research findings at GHGT 14 in Melbourne, Australia on Oct 18.

Emanuel Luther visited the Schlumberger Abingdon Technology Center through the SPE YP visit on Friday 27th April 2018.

Congratulations to Mohsen Abbaszadeh and Azadeh Pourmalek on successfully passing their first PhD annual reviews on Thursday 26th April 2018.

My PhD students, Azadeh Pourmalek, Mahdi Sadri, Mohammadreza Bagheri and Mohsen Abbaszadeh are presenting at DCAD Conference (24-26 April 2018) .

Well done to my PhD students, Michael Onoja, Mahdi Sadri and Masoud Ahmadinia on securing £1,000 PGR Mobility Grant each.  Wishing you all the best for your successful PGR Mobility activity!

Congratulations to my MRes students Alistair Collins and Theresa Leonard on successfully passing their annual reviews and progressing to EngD programme.

The kick-off meeting for the £50,000.00  project on the Delivery of training in funded by Royal Academy of Engineering  took place on Friday 20th April 2018. Here is a list of the project partners:

Good luck to ECR Activity application submitted by Michael Onoja with the collaboration of other #CUCCS group members to UKCCSRC. Don’t forget to vote here.

Dr. Andrew Newell from BGS visited CO2 Storage Group at Coventry University. Here is the link to the results of previous CU-BGS collaboration: Linking outcrop analogue with flow simulation to reduce uncertainty in sub-surface carbon capture and storage: an example from the Sherwood Sandstone Group of the Wessex Basin, UK. Looking forward to our new research collaboration.

Our latest Publication on the impact of gradational contact at the reservoir-seal interface on geological CO2 storage capacity and security is available online in International Journal of Greenhouse Gas Control.

Our £29,681.39 Institutional Grant application was successful ( Seyed Shariatipour, was CI) on March 18.

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