By Prof.Ergun Kuru
Time: 09:00 am. May 18, 2017
Address: Engineering Building B-347
About the speaker:
Ergun Kuru,Professor and Director of School of Mining and Petroleum Engineering, University of Alberta. He got the PhD degree in Petroleum Engineering from Louisiana State University in 1990.Dr. Kuru’s research area of interest includes: Development of Effective Hole Cleaning Strategies for Oil and Gas Well Applications; Turbulent Flow of Newtonian/Non-Newtonian (Drag Reducing/Pseudoplastic/Yield Power Law/ Viscoelastic) Fluids in Pipes and Annuli; Drilling Optimization; Design and Development of Non-Damaging Fluids for Oil/Gas Well Drilling, Completion and Stimulation Applications; Development of Effective Strategies for Unloading Gas Wells; Problems Associated with Long Term Integrity of Plugged and Abandoned Wells. Dr. Kuru is the Associate Technical Editor for several journals, such as SPE Drilling and Completion, SPE Journal of Canadian Petroleum Technology, and ASME Journal of Energy Resources Technology. He is also the Member of SPE Education and Accreditation Committee.