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Dr Alexander Badalyan

Telephone +61 8 8313 6002
Position ARC Senior Research Associate
Email abadalyan@asp.adelaide.edu.au
Fax +61 8 8313 4345
Building Santos Petroleum Engineering
Floor/Room 2 17
Campus North Terrace
Org Unit Petroleum Engineering

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Qualifications

PhD in Theoretical Fundamentals of Heat Engineering (Thermophysical Properties of Fluids)

Azerbaijan Petroleum and Chemistry Institute, Baku, USSR

Bachelor Degree in Automatic Control, Grozny Petroleum Institute, Grozny, USSR

Awards & Achievements

2002 University of South Australia Vice-Chancellor Award for Innovation in Product Improvement

Teaching Interests

Instrumentation and Process Control

Heat Transfer

Environmental Chemistry

Research Interests

Suspension flow in porous media

Characterisation of porous solids by manometric gas adsorption

Thermophysical properties of fluids

Supercritical CO2 extraction of essential oils

Disinfection control within drinking water distribution systems

Dissolved gas-in-oil monitoring of conservator-type power transformers

Publications

PATENT

Pendleton P., Badalyan A., Liquid nitrogen level control system. Australian Standard Patent, No. 2006233244. Date of Patent: 30 October 2006. Patent Expiry Date: 30 October 2026.

 

BOOK CHAPTER

Aji K., Badalyan A., Carageorgos T., Zeinijahromi A., Bedrikovetsky P.G. High Velocity Colloidal Flow in Porous Media: Experimental study and modelling, in: Focus on Porous Media Research, Ed. by Zhao C., 2013, Nova Science Publishers, NY.

 

PEER REVIEW PUBLICATIONS

Badalyan A., You Z., Aji K., Bedrikovetsky P., Carageorgos T., Zeinijahromi A. Size exclusion deep bed filtration: experimental and modelling uncertainties. Review of Scientific Instruments. 2014, 85, 015111/1-13. (IF: 1.602).

 

Hussain F., Zeinijahromi A., Bedrikovetsky P., Badalyan A., Carageorgos T., Cinar Y. An experimental study of improved oil recovery through fines-assisted waterflooding. Journal of Petroleum Science and Engineering. 2013, September, 187-197.

 

You Zh., Badalyan A., Bedrikovetsky P. Size exclusion colloidal transport in porous media - stochastic modelling and experimental study. SPE Journal. 2013, 18(4), 620-633 (IF: 1.089).

 

Aji K., You Z., Badalyan A. Transport and straining of suspensions in porous media: experimental and theoretical study. Thermal Science. 2012, 16(5), 1444-1448. (IF: 1.09).

 

Mullett M., Pendleton P., Badalyan A. Removal of elemental mercury from Bayer stack gases using sulfur-impregnated activated carbon. Chemical Engineering Journal. 2012, 211-212, 133-142. (IF: 3.681).

 

Badalyan A., Carageorgos T., Bedrikovetsky P., You Z., Zeinijahromi A., Aji K. Critical analysis of uncertainties during particle filtration. Review of Scientific Instruments. 2012, 83, 095106/1-9. (IF: 1.499).

 

Yuan H., Shapiro A., You Z., Badalyan A. Estimating filtration coefficients for straining from percolation and random walk theories. Chemical Engineering Journal. 2012, 210, 63-73. (IF: 3.681).

 

Wu J. W., Biggs M. J., Pendleton P., Badalyan A., Hu E. J. Experimental implementation and validation of thermodynamic cycles of adsorption-based desalination. Applied Energy. 2012, 98, 190-197. (IF: 3.261).

 

Badalyan A., Bromball R., Pendleton P., Skinner W. An assessment of activated carbon cloth microporosity change due to chemical activation. Carbon. 2010, 48(4), 1004-1011. (IF: 5.724)

 

Chun B.-S., Pendleton P., Badalyan A., Park S.-Y. Mesoporous silica synthesis in sub- and supercritical carbon dioxide. Korean Journal of Chemical Engineering. 2010, 27(3), 983-990. (IF: 0.748).

 

Badalyan A., Holmes M., Chow C.W.K., Vitanage D. Free chlorine analysers: a user’s selection guide. Water - Journal of the Australian Water Association. 2009 (September), 36(6), 67-73.

 

Badalyan A., Buff J., Holmes M., Chow C. W. K., Vitanage D. On-line free-chlorine/total-chlorine monitors' evaluation - a step towards a correct choice of residual disinfectant monitor. Journal of Water Supply: Research and Technology - AQUA. 2009, 58(3), 181-190. (IF: 0.59).

 

Motzko S., Fabris R., Badalyan A., Henderson R., Chow C. W. K., Vitanage D. Assessment of chloramination control strategy based on free ammonia concentration. Journal of Water Supply: Research and Technology - AQUA. 2009, 58(1), 29–39. (IF: 0.59).

 

Badalyan A., Pendleton P. Analysis of uncertainties in manometric gas-adsorption measurements. II: Uncertainty in aS-analyses and pore volumes. Journal of Colloid and Interface Science. 2008, 326(1), 1-7. (IF: 3.066).

 

Jarvis K., Barnes T., Badalyan A., Pendleton P., Prestidge C. The impact of thermal oxidation on the adsorptive properties and strcture of porous silicon particles. The Journal of Physical Chemistry C, 2008, 112(26), 9717-9722. (IF: 4.524).

 

Badalyan A., Pendleton P. Sample container temperature gradient influence on the BET specific surface area. Journal of Colloid and Interface Science, 2005, 283(2), 605-608. (IF: 3.066)

 

Badalyan A., Pendleton P. Analysis of uncertainties in manometric gas adsorption measurements. I: Propagation of uncertainties in BET analyses. Langmuir, 2003, 19(19), 7919-7928. (IF: 4.269).

 

Kharat A. Nemati, Abedini M., Amini M. Mohammadpour, Pendleton P., Badalyan A. Investigation of the Preyssler phosphotungstate heteropolyanion, [NaP5W30O110]14-, properties with different counter ions. Transition Metal Chemistry (Dordrecht, Netherlands), 2003, 28(3), 339-344. (IF: 1.166).

 

Kharat A. N., Pendleton P., Badalyan A., Abedini M., Amini M. M. Decomposition of nickel formate on sol-gel alumina and characterization of product by X-ray photoelectron and TOF-SIMS spectroscopies. Journal of Catalysis, 2002, 205, 7-15. (IF: 5.713).

 

Pendleton P., Wu H., Badalyan A. Activated carbon oxygen content influence on water and surfactant adsorption. Journal of Colloid and Interface Science, 2002, 246(2), 235-240. (IF: 3.066)

 

Badalyan A., Pendleton P., Wu H. Development of an automated gas adsorption apparatus for the characterisation of the surface area, pore size distribution and density of powdered materials. Review of Scientific Instruments, 2001, 72(7), 3038-3045. (IF: 1.745).

 

Kharat A. N., Pendleton P., Badalyan A., Abedini M., Amini M. M. Oxidation of aldehydes using silica-supported Co(II)-substituted heteropolyacid, Journal of Molecular Catalysis A: Chemical, 2001, 175(1-2), 277-283. (IF: 3.160).

 

Badalyan A. G., Wilkinson G. T., Chun B.-S. Extraction of Australian ginger root with carbon dioxide and ethanol entrainer. Journal of Supercritical Fluids, 1998, 13(1-3), 319-324. (IF: 3.112).

 

Kleinig A. R., Mansell C. J., Nguyen Q. D., Badalyan A., Middelberg A. P. J. Influence of broth dilution on the disruption of Escherichia coli. Biotechnology Techniques, 1995, 9(10), 759-762. (IF: 1.768).

 

Badalyan A. G., Keramidi A. S. Viscosity of n-Octane along the saturation curve. Yzv. Vissh. Uchebn. Zaved.: Oil and Gas, 1991, 3, 58-60. (Chem. abstracts - 116: 114011). (In Russian).

 

Badalyan A. G., Keramidi A. S., Kurumov D. C., Grigoriev B. A. Saturated vapour pressures and density of n-Octane on the saturation curve. Yzv. Vissh. Uchebn. Zaved.: Oil and Gas, 1986, 9, 54-57. (Chem. abstracts - 106: 162874). (In Russian).

 

Badalyan A. G., Rodchenko S. I., Viscosity of n-Octane. Yzv. Vissh. Uchebn. Zaved.: Oil and Gas, 1986, 7, 61-64. (Chem. abstracts - 106: 162869). (In Russian).

 

PEER REVIEWED CONFERENCE PUBLICATIONS

Keshavarz A., Badalyan A., Carageorgos T., Bedrikovetsky P., Johnson R. Enhancement of CBM well fracturing through stimulation of cleat permeability by ultra-fine particle injection. Peer-review paper. Oral presentation. APPEA-2014, 6-9 April 2014, Perth, Australia.

 

You Z., Bedrikovetsky P., Badalyan A., Hand M., Matthews C. Productivity decline in geothermal well Salamander: modelling and fines migration. Peer-review paper. Poster presentation. APPEA-2014, 6-9 April 2014, Perth, Australia.

 

You Z., Badalyan A., Bedrikovetsky P., Hand M., Jenson D. Productivity Decline Due to Fines Migration (Modelling and Field Case). Oral Presentation. 6th International Petroleum Technology Conference, 26-28 March 2013, Beijing, China. DOI: 10.2523/17059-MS.

 

Fang Sh.-F., Pendleton P., Badalyan A. Effects of surface functional groups of activated carbon on adsorption of triclosan from aqueous solution. 10th Environmental Research Event (ERE), Macquarie University, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia, 10-13 December 2006. In: Special Issue on Environmental Technology: a Good Prospect for Better Environmental Management. International Journal of Environmental Technology and Management. 2009, 10(1), 36-45.

 

Pendleton P., Badalyan A., Bromball R., Skinner W. Effect of oxidizing agent on activated carbon cloth porosity and surface chemistry. 7th International Symposium on the Characterisation of Porous Solids (COPS-7), Poster Presentation, Aix-en-Provence, France, 2005, 26-28 May. In Surface Science and Catalysis, Characterisation of Porous Solids VII, Eds. Llwellyn P.L., Rouquerol J., Rodrigues-Reinoso, Seaton N.A., Elsevier, 2007, 575-582.

 

Badalyan A., Pendleton P. Uncertainty in aS-analyses and pore volume from uncertainty in gas adsorption data. 7th International Symposium on the Characterisation of Porous Solids (COPS-7), Poster Presentation, Aix-en-Provence, France, 2005, 26-28 May. In Surface Science and Catalysis, Characterisation of Porous Solids VII, Eds. Llwellyn P.L., Rouquerol J., Rodrigues-Reinoso, Seaton N.A., Elsevier, 2007, 383-388.

 

Pendleton P., Badalyan A. Uncertainty in pore volumes derived from aS-analyses and from the theory for volume filling of micropores. The Fourth International TRI/Princeton Workshop: Characterization of Porous Materials: From Angstroms to Millimeters. Oral Presentation, Princeton, NJ, USA, 2006, 21-23 June. In: Colloids and Surfaces A: Physicochemical Engineering Aspects, 2007, 300, 253-258. (IF: 2.240).

 

Jarvis K., Barnes T.J., Prestidge C.A., Badalyan A., Pendleton P. Porous silicon - a nanostructired delivery system. 2006 International Conference on Nanoscience and Nanotechnology, ICONN '06. Brisbane Convention & Exhibition Centre, Brisbane, Queensland, Australia, 2006, 3-7 July. DOI: 10.1109/ICONN.2006.340672.

 

Pendleton P., Badalyan A. Gas adsorption data uncertainty and propagation analyses. Proceedings of 8th International Conference on Fundamentals of Adsorption. Plenary Presentation, Sedona, Arisona, USA, 2004, 23-28 May. In journal: Adsorption, 2005, 11, 61-66. (IF: 1.993).

 

Holmes M., Chow Ch., May R., Badalyan A., Fitzgerald F., Nixon J., Dandy G., Maier H. DrCT: Developing tools for improved disinfection control within water distribution systems. 2005 WEF/AWWA/IWA Disinfection Specialty Conference, Session 11 – Innovative Technologies, Oral Presentation, Mesa, Arizona, 2005, 6-9 February.

 

CONFERENCE PRESENTATIONS REFEREED BY ABSTRACT

Keshavarz A., Badalyan A., Carageorgos T., Johnson R., Bedrikovetsky P. Stimulation of unconventional naturally fractured reservoirs by graded proppant injection: experimental study and mathematical model. SPE 167757-MS, SPE/EAGE European Unconventional Conference and Exhibition held Vienna, Austria, 25–27 February 2014.

 

Badalyan A., Carageorgos T., You Z., Schacht U., Bedrikovetsky P., Matthews C., Hand M. A new experimental procedure for formation damage assessment in geothermal wells. Oral presentation. Proceedings of Thirty-Ninth Workshop on Geothermal Reservoir Engineering, 24-26 February 2014, Stanford University, Stanford, CA, USA.

 

You Z., Bedrikovetsky P., Badalyan A., Hand M., Matthews C.. Formation damage and fines migration in geothermal reservoirs (modelling and field case studies). Oral presentation. Proceedings of Thirty-Ninth Workshop on Geothermal Reservoir Engineering, 24-26 February 2014, Stanford University, Stanford, CA, USA.

 

Badalyan A., Carageorgos T., You Z., Schacht U., Bedrikovetsky P., Matthews C., Hand M. Analysis of field case in Salamander-1 geothermal well. Proceedings of the Australian Geothermal Energy Conference 2013, 14-15 November 2013, The University of Queensland, Brisbane, Australia.

 

Aji K., You Z., Bedrikovetsky P., Badalyan A., Carageorgos T. Experimental investigation for colloid migration in porous media under particle-rock repulsion. Poster Presentation and Extended Abstract. Australian Petroleum Production and Exploration Association Conference and Exhibition (APPEA 2013). 26-29 May 2013, Brisbane, Queensland, Australia.

 

Bedrikovetsky P., You Z., Badalyan A., Hand M., Matthews C., Jenson D. Formation Damage in Geothermal Wells (Salamander Field Case). SPE-158739. SPE 2012 APOGCE (Asia-Pacific Oil and Gas Conference and Exhibition), 22-24 October 2012, Perth Convention and Exhibition Centre, Perth, Australia.

 

You Zh., Bedrikovetsky P., Badalyan A., Hand M., Jenson D., Mathews C., 2012 Productivity Loss in Salamander Well due to Fines Migration. Conference proceedings, 34th International Geological Congress, August 2012, Brisbane, Australia.

 

You Z., Aji K., Badalyan A., Bedrikovetsky P. Effect of nanoparticle transport and retention in oilfield rocks on the efficiency of different nanotechnologies in oil industry. SPE-157097-MS. SPE International Oilfield Nanotechnology Conference, 12-14 June 2012, Noordwijk, The Netherlands. DOI: 10.2118/157097-MS. ISBN: 978-1-61399-206-7.

 

Aji K., You Z., Badalyan A., Bedrikovetsky P. Study of particle straining effect on produced water management and injectivity enhancement. SPE-157399-MS. SPE International Production and Operations Conference & Exhibition, 14-16 May 2012, Doha, Qatar. DOI: 10.2118/157399-MS. ISBN: 978-1-61399-201-2.

 

Aji K., McLindin C., Saha A., Le K., You Z., Badalyan A., Bedrikovetsky P. Colloidal-suspension flow in rocks: a new mathematical model, laboratory study, IOR. SPE-152025-MS, The 2012 SPE EOR Conference at Oil and Gas West Asia, 16-18 April 2012, Muscat, Oman. DOI: 10.2118/152025-MS. ISBN: 978-1-61399-199-2.

 

Hussein F., Zeinijahromi A., Bedrikovetsky P., Cinar Y., Badalyan A., Carageorgos T. Improved Oil Recovery with Waterflooding by Mobilising Fines (laboratory-based incremental recovery). SPE- 149704-PP, North Africa Technical Conference and Exhibition, Cairo, Egypt, 2012, 20–22 February.

 

Fang, Sh.-F., Badalyan A., Pendleton P. Activated carbon surface chemistry and porosity influence on triclosan adsorption. 4th International Conference on Carbons for Energy Storage/Conversion and Environmental Program, CESEP’11, Oral Presentation, Vichy, France, 2011, 25-29 September.

 

Badalyan A., Pendleton P. Uncertainty in pore volumes derived from alpha-s analyses and from the Theory for Volume Filling of Micropores. Chemeca 2010, Oral Presentation, Adelaide, South Australia, Australia, 2010, 26-29 September.

 

Fang Sh.-F., Badalyan A., Pendleton P. Decomposition of triclosan by aqueous suspensions of manganese dioxide. Chemeca 2010, Oral Presentation, Adelaide, South Australia, Australia, 2010, 26-29 September.

 

Park S.-Y., Badalyan A., Pendleton P. Mesoporous silica SBA-15 for natural antimicrobial delivery. Chemeca 2010, Oral Presentation, Adelaide, South Australia, Australia, 2010, 26-29 September.

 

Park S.-Y., Badalyan A., Pendleton P. Controlled-release of allyl isothiocyanate from locally ordered mesoporous materials. 25 Australian Colloid and Surface Science Student Conference, Oral Presentation, Beechworth, Victoria, Australia, 2006, 6-10 February.

 

Pendleton P., Badalyan A. Effect of uncertainty in pore volumes on the uncertainty in amount adsorbed at high-pressures on activated carbon cloth. 1st International Conference on Carbon for Energy Storage and Environmental Protection (CESEP-05), Oral Presentation, Orleans, France, 2005, 2-6 October.

 

Chun B.-S., Pendleton P., Badalyan A. The effect of supercritical fluids on the preparation of mesoporous silica. 7th International Symposium on Supercritical Fluids (ISSF2005), Poster Presentation, Rosen Centre Hotel, Orlando, Florida, USA. 2005, 1-4 May.

 

Fitzgerald F., Buff J., Badalyan A., Holmes M. Online disinfectant residual analyser evaluation. South Australian AWA Water Operators Conference, Oral Presentation, Educational Development Centre, Adelaide, Australia, 2005, 6 April.

 

McLeod S., Davey D., Badalyan A. The on-line monitoring of the fermentation of red wine - the use of some unique flow analysis technologies. 2nd Black Sea Basin Conference on Analytical Chemistry. Oral Presentation, Yildiz Technical University, Istambul, Turkey, 2003, 14-17 September.

 

Badalyan A., Chow C., Thomas Sh., Peddie F. Implementation of an automated real-time flow analysis system for mineral leaching. 9th International Conference on Flow Analysis, Oral Presentation, Geelong, Australia, 2003, 17-21 February.

 

McLeod S., Davey D. E., Badalyan A. The on-line monitoring of red wine fermentation – first trials. 9th International Conference on Flow Analysis, Oral Presentation, Geelong, Australia, 2003, 17-21 February.

 

Badalyan A., Davey D. E., McLeod S. Trials with a monitoring system for wine fermentation. Interact 2002, University of Technology (UTS) Sydney, Poster presentation, Sydney, Australia, 2002, 21-25 July.

 

Davey D. E., Jones G. P., McLeod S., Badalyan A. Monitoring and control system for wine fermentation. Australian Wine Industry Technical Conference, Poster presentation, Adelaide, Australia, 2001, November.

 

Badalyan A., Wilkinson G.T., Mass Transfer in the Extraction of Australian Ginger with SCO2 containing Ethanol Co-solvent, IPENZ, Rotorua, NZ, October, 1997.

 

Badalyan A., Wilkinson G.T. & Chun B.-S., Extraction of Australian Ginger Root with Super- and Near-critical CO2 Containing Ethanol Entrainer, 4th ISSF, Sendai, Japan, May, 1997.

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