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Computational Modeling, Earth Resources, Environment
Assistant Professor

Office:       103B Noble Research Center
Phone:       405-744-6361
Fax:            405-744-7841

Ph.D.          2009  Tohoku University, Japan
M.Eng.        2006   Gunma University, Japan
B.Eng.        1998   Univ. of St. Francis Xavier, Bolivia


2014. – Present Assistant Professor of Geofluids, Oklahoma State University, USA
2011 – 2014.7 Assistant Professor of Energy Fluids, University of Tokyo, Japan
2010 - 2011 Postdoctoral Scholar of Computational Modeling & Geosystems Production,
Pennsylvania State University, USA
2009 – 2010 Postdoctoral Fellow of Energy Security, Tohoku University, Japan
2000 – 2003 Production Chemicals and Drilling Fluids Engineer, MI-SWACO, Bolivia
1998 – 2000 Computer Programmer, Center of Digital Computation, Bolivia
1996 – 1998 Teaching Assista nt of Chemical Reactor Design, University of Saint Francis Xavier,


Mathematical modeling and simulation of multiphase reactive transport processes / Numerical
optimization and uncertainty analysis
1. Enhanced hydrocarbon recovery
2. Geological CO2 storage
3. Heap and underground leaching of minerals
4. Transport and transformation of pollutants in underground waters

Petroleum and mineral biotechnology
1. Microbial enhanced hydrocarbon recovery
2. Biogenic CO2-recycling to CH4
3. Bio & hydrometallurgy
4. Biological treatment of waters

Hydrothermal technology
1. Upgrading of heavy oil with supercritical fluids
2. Hydrothermal hydrogen generation


Oklahoma State University
1. Groundwater modeling (S2015)
2. Contaminant transport (F2015)
3. Geochemistry (F2015, F2016)

University of Tokyo, Japan
1. Advances in simulation (F2014)
2. Global environment (F2011 and F2013)
3. Environmental petroleum and mineral engineering (S2011, S2012)

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