Abouzar Mirzaei Paiaman is a Research Associate in the Hildebrand Department of Petroleum and Geosystems Engineering at UT Austin. Prior to joining UT, he was a postdoctoral researcher at University of Campinas in Brazil. He obtained his Ph.D. degree in Petroleum Engineering from Sharif University of Technology in Iran. Abouzar was in industry for more than 10 years as a production and reservoir engineer.
Geologic Carbon Sequestration
Enhanced Oil Recovery
Mirzaei-Paiaman, A., 2021. New methods for qualitative and quantitative determination of wettability from relative permeability curves: Revisiting Craig’s rules of thumb and introducing Lak wettability index. Fuel 288, 119623. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.fuel.2020.119623
Mirzaei-Paiaman, A., et al. 2021. A new approach to measure wettability by relative permeability measurements. Journal of Petroleum Science and Engineering. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.petrol.2021.109191
Mirzaei-Paiaman, A., et al. 2019. New technique of True Effective Mobility (TEM-Function) in dynamic rock typing: Reduction of uncertainties in relative permeability data for reservoir simulation. Journal of Petroleum Science and Engineering, 179, 210-227. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.petrol.2019.04.044
Mirzaei-Paiaman, A., and Ghanbarian, B., 2022. A new method for characterizing dynamic reservoir quality: Implications for quality maps in reservoir simulation and rock type classification, Journal of Petroleum Science and Engineering, 218, 111049, https://doi.org/10.1016/j.petrol.2022.111049.
Mirzaei-Paiaman, A., and Ghanbarian, B., 2021. A new methodology for grouping and averaging capillary pressure curves for reservoir models. Energy Geoscience, 2(1), 52-62. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.engeos.2020.09.001
2010-2014: Ph.D., Petroleum Engineering. Sharif University of Technology, Tehran, Iran.
2008-2010: M.Sc., Petroleum Engineering, Sharif University of Technology, Tehran, Iran.
2004 – 2008: B.Sc., Petroleum Engineering, Petroleum University of Technology, Ahvaz, Iran.