Dr. Jagar A. Ali

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


  • YT Youns, AK Manshad, JA Ali. „Sustainable aspects behind the application of nanotechnology in CO2 sequestration.“ Fuel, vol. 349, 2023, p. 128680. 

  • F Motraghi, AK Manshad, M Akbari, JA Ali, SM Sajadi, S Iglauer. „Interfacial tension reduction of hybrid crude-oil/mutual-solvent systems under the influence of water salinity, temperature and green SiO2/KCl/Xanthan nanocomposites.“ Fuel, vol. 340, 2023, p. 127464. 

  • Z Tahr, JA Ali, AS Mohammed „Sustainable aspects behind nano-biodegradable drilling fluids: A critical review.“ Geoenergy Science and Engineering, vol. 222, 2023, p. 211443. 

  • M Mirzavandi, JA Ali, AK Manshad, B Majeed, BS Mahmood. „Performance Evaluation of Silica–Graphene Quantum Dots for Enhanced Oil Recovery from Carbonate Reservoirs.“ Energy & Fuels, vol. 37, no. 2, 2023, pp. 955-964. 

  • 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