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Journal & Conference Papers

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Yang, J., Tchelepi, H. A., et al. (2021). Phase‐field modeling of rate‐dependent fluid‐driven fracture initiation and propagationInternational Journal for Numerical and Analytical Methods in Geomechanics. doi: 10.1002/nag.3190

Nasir, Y., Volkov, O., et al. (2021). A two-stage optimization strategy for large-scale oil field development. Optimization and Engineering, 105. doi: 10.1007/s11081-020-09591-y

Y. Mehmani, N. Castelletto, et al. (2020). Multiscale formulation of frictional contact mechanics at the pore scaleJournal of Computational Physics, 110092. doi: 10.1016/

H. Pan, M. Imai, et at. (2020). Solution of multiphase Rachford-Rice equations by trustregion method in compositional and thermal simulationsJournal of Petroleum Science and Engineering, 108150. doi: 10.1016/j.petrol.2020.108150


H. Tang, O. Volkov, et al. (2020). Reduced-order modeling in a general reservoir simulation setting. SPE Western Regional Meeting, Bakersfield, California, USA, April 2021. Paper Number: SPE-200794-MS. doi: 10.2118/200794-MS

Connolly, M., Pan, H., et al. (2020). Reduced method for rapid multiphase isenthalpic flash in thermal simulationChemical Engineering Science, 116150 In Press Journal Preroof. doi: 10.1016/j.ces.2020.116150

Khebzegga, O., Iranshahr, A., et al., (2020). Continuous relative permeability model for compositional simulationTransport In Porous Media. 134, 139-172. doi: 10.1007/s11242-020-01440-x.

Esmaeilzadeh, S., Qin, Z., et al., (2020). Wettability and capillary effects: Dynamics of pinch-off in unconstricted straight capillary tubes. APS Physical Review E, doi: 10.1103/PhysRevE.102.023109

Fuks, O. & Tchelepi, H. A., (2020). Limitations of physics informed machine learning for nonlinear two-phase transport in porous mediaJournal of Machine Learning for Modeling and Computing, 1(1), 19-37. doi: 10.1615/.2020033905

Franceschini, A., Castelletto, N., et al., (2020). Algebraically stabilized Lagrange multiplier method for frictional
contact mechanics with hydraulically active fractures
. Computer Methods in Applied Mechanics and Engineering, 368, 113161. doi: 10.1016/j.cma.2020.113161.

Yang, H. J., Boso, F., et al., (2020). Method of distributions for quantification of geologic uncertainty in flow simulations. Water Resources Research, 56, 7. doi: 10.1029/2020WR027643.

Likanapaisal, P., & Tchelepi, H., (2020). Uncertainty Space Expansion: A Consistent Integration of Measurement Errors in Linear Inversion. Society of Petroleum Engineering Journal, Preprint. doi: 10.2118/201106-PA

Fuks, O., Ibrahima, F., et al., (2020). Uncertainty Propagation for Compositional Flow Using a Probability Distribution Method. Transport in Porous Media, 132, 113-133. doi: 10.1007/s11242-020-01382-4.

Qin, Z. L., Esmaeilzadeh, S., et. al. (2020). Two-Phase Multiscale Numerical Framework for Modeling Thin Films on Curved Solid Surfaces in Porous Media. Journal of Computational Physics, Pre-press. doi: 10.1016/

Jin, Z. L., Liu, Y., et. al. (2020). Deep-Learning-Based Surrogate Model For Reservoir Simulation With Time-Varying Well ControlsJournal of Petroleum Science & Engineering, 193, 107273. doi: 10.1016/j.petrol.2020.107273