Associate Professor Manouchehr Haghighi

Associate Professor Manouchehr Haghighi
 Position Associate Professor
 Org Unit Australian School of Petroleum
 Telephone +61 8 8313 4296
 Location Floor/Room 2 15 ,  Santos Petroleum Engineering ,   North Terrace
  • Biography/ Background

    Manouchehr Haghighi is Associate Professor of Petroleum Engineering. His research and teaching focus is unconventional reservoirs, reservoir simulation, well testing and formation evaluation.  He has supervised more than 40 MSc and 10 PhD students. Before joining the University of Adelaide in 2009, Manouchehr was associate professor of petroleum engineering at the University of Tehran, Iran. During 2000-2007, he was the head of petroleum engineering program at the University of Tehran. In 2000, Manouchehr established Simtech, a consulting company for the integrated reservoir simulation in which he has been project director of several full field simulation projects for oil and gas reservoirs.

    From 1995 to 2000 Manouchehr was working with National Iranian Oil Company and was the director of a program for training of NIOC staff at several Universities in US, UK, Canada, France Australia, and Norway. Manouchehr was a visiting professor at the University of Calgary from 2007 to 2008.

    Manouchehr has published more than 80 articles in peer review journals or presented in  international conferences. He has served as a reviewer for different journals such as journal of petroleum science and engineering and active member of society of petroleum engineers (SPE).

  • Qualifications

    Combined BS/MSc in Chemical Engineering, University of Tehran, Iran 1984

    MSc in Petroleum Engineering, University of Southern California, USA 1989

    PhD in Petroleum Engineering, University of Southern California, USA 1994

  • Teaching Interests

    Unconventional Reservoirs

    Naturally Fractured Reservoirs

    Reservoir Engineering and Simulation

    Well Testing & Pressure Transient Analysis

    Formation Evaluation, Petrophysics & Rock Propertis

  • Research Interests

    Reservoir Modeling and Simulation

    Unconventional Reservoirs Reservoirs

    Flow Visualization in Porous Media

    EOR Process in Hetrogeneous Reservoirs

    Geothermal Reservoirs

  • Publications

    Please see the attached file.

  • Professional Interests

    Integrated Reservoir Simulation

    Tight Gas Reservoirs

    Coal Seam Gas

    Shale Gas Reservoirs

    Carbonate Reservoirs


  • Community Engagement

    Member of Society of Petroleum Engineers (SPE)

    Reviewer of Energy & Fuels, Petroleum Science and Technology, Petroleum Science and Engineering

  • Files

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