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Saman Azadbakht

Ph.D., P.Eng.
Lecturer, Petroleum Systems Engineering

Office: PT 201.12
Phone: 306-585-4438
Fax: 306-585-4855

Research interests

  • Experimental and numerical modeling of fines migration and sand production
  • Caprock integrity assessment for CO2 storage and SAGD applications
  • Long term wellbore integrity analysis in EOR and hydraulic fracturing operations
  • Optimization of slotted liner completions in SAGD wells
  • Cutting transport and hole cleaning in horizontal and extended-reach wells
  • Environmentally-friendly drilling and completion fluids


Ph.D., Petroleum geomechanics, University of Alberta
M.Eng., Well construction engineering, University of Calgary
M.Sc., Drilling and production engineering, Petroleum University of Technology, Iran
B.Sc., Petroleum engineering (Drilling), Petroleum University of Technology, Iran

Program Area

Petroleum Systems Engineering