Education and Career

  • Ph.D. Petroleum Engineering ׀ Nano-Chemical EOR
    Split-site program: Soran University – Petroleum University of Technology (PUT) -Heriot-Watt University (UK)
    Title: smart nano-chemical flooding in carbonate reservoirs using green synthesized nanocomposites
    Date: 16 Dec 2016 – 1 Feb 2020

Educational activities

Lectures and Tutorials

  • Drilling Engineering

  • Well Completions and Workovers

Research activities

Research interest

  • Drilling Engineering

  • Enhanced oil recovery

  • Nanotechnology and wellbore stability


  • Ahmadi, A., Manshad, A. K., Ali, J. A., Iglauer, S., Sajadi, S. M., Keshavarz, A., Mohammadi, A. H. (2022). Insight into nano-chemical enhanced oil recovery from carbonate reservoirs using environmentally friendly nanomaterials. ACS Omega, 7(41), 36165-36174. doi:10.1021/acsomega.2c03076
  • Ali, J. A. (2022). Effect of Fe3O4/mineralsoil Nanocomposites on Wettability alteration and oil production under

    the spontaneous imbibition process. Arabian Journal for Science and Engineering. doi:10.1007/s13369022

  • Tahr, Z., Mohammed, A. S., & Ali, J. A. (2022). Efficient models to evaluate the effect of temperature on the water

    loss, filter cake, and yield stress of polymerized clay bentonite using in the oil well drilling operation. Iranian

    Journal of Science and Technology, Transactions of Civil Engineering. doi:10.1007/s40996022009720
  • Manshad, A. K., Ali, J., Aghayari, M., Hayavi, M. T., Mohammadi, A. H., Iglauer, S., & Keshavarz, A. (2022). An

    insight into modeling wellbore stability using the extended mogicoulomb criterion and polyaxial test data.

    Upstream Oil and Gas Technology, 9, 100082. doi:10.1016/j.upstre.2022.100082
  • Ali, J. A., Ahmed, R. N., Abdullah, A. D., Ali, N. H., Kalhury, A. M., Sabir, A. N., … Mohammadi, A. H. (2022).

    Development of a Nanobiodegradable drilling fluid using Prosopis farcta plant and pomegranate peel powders

    with metal oxide nanoparticles. ACS Omega, 7(35), 3132731337. doi:10.1021/acsomega.2c03492