Morteza Esmaeilpour Education and Professional Career

Professional Career and Education

Professional Career

2023+

Postdoctoral Researcher, Geothermal Energy and Geofluids – Institute of Geophysics, ETH Zurich

2021 – 2023

Simulation Engineer, Chevron Technical Center

Reservoir simulation consulting, software development, & modernization/cloud migration

2020

Internship, Chevron Energy Technology Company

Development and application of physics-based proxy for surface-subsurface coupled modeling

2019

Internship, Chevron Energy Technology Company

Development and application of streamline tracing algorithm for dual-porosity dual-permeability models, streamline-based surrogate modeling for field development optimization

2018

Internship, Los Alamos National Laboratory

CO2 stability analysis for Area of Review (AoR) delineation as part of the National Risk Assessment Partnership project

2017

Internship, Los Alamos National Laboratory

Coupling a commercial reservoir simulator (ECLIPSE e300 CO2STORE) with Los Alamos’s CO2/brine leakage risk assessment software and its field application to risk assessment for a CO2 storage site in Montana

Education

2018 – 2021

Ph.D. in Petroleum Engineering, Texas A&M University

2015 – 2017

MS in Petroleum Engineering, Texas A&M University

2011 – 2015

BE in Resources and Environmental Engineering, Waseda University