The 2010 KAUST WEP Workshop (WE 245) on

“Advanced Finite Element Methods with Applications in

Numerical Reservoir Simulation”

 

 

Workshop Organizer: Dr. Shuyu Sun, Division of PSE and MCSE, KAUST, Saudi Arabia  

 

1. Invited Speakers of the Workshop [download PDF] :

 

Invited speakers include Drs. Mary Wheeler (UT-Austin), Tao Tang (Hong Kong Baptist Univ), Ivan Yotov (U of Pittsburgh), Todd Arbogast (UT-Austin), Zhangxing (John) Chen (University of Calgary), and Guangri (Gary) Xue (UT-Austin).  Click here for detailed speakers info.

 

2. Abstracts of All Talks [download PDF] :

 

Click here for the abstracts of all talks.

 

 

3. Program of the Workshop [download PDF] :

 

Notice: All lectures to be delivered on KAUST campus Building 9, Room 4125.

 

January 30, 2010 (Saturday)

9:30 – 10:25am:          Professor Mary Wheeler, The University of Texas at Austin

                                    “Challenges in Modeling Subsurface Complex Phenomena. Part I: Modeling Carbon Sequestration in Saline Aquifers”

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10:30am –11:25am:     Professor Tao Tang, Hong Kong Baptist University

                                    “Moving Mesh Methods, Multi-Mesh Methods and Adaptive Time Stepping” (Part I)

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1:00pm – 1:55pm:       Professor Ivan Yotov, University of Pittsburgh

                                    “Stochastic multiscale modeling of subsurface and surface flows. Part I: Multiscale mortar mixed finite elements for Darcy flow”

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2:00pm – 2:55pm:       Professor Todd Arbogast, The University of Texas at Austin

                                    “Fully conservative characteristic methods for flow and transport” (Part I)

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4:00pm – 4:55pm:       Professor Zhangxing (John) Chen, University of Calgary

                                    “Modeling and Simulation of Multiphase Flow in Petroleum Reservoirs. Part I: Modeling and Simulation of Conventional Oil”

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5:00pm - 5:55pm:        Dr. Guangri (Gary) Xue, The University of Texas at Austin

                                    “Multipoint Flux Mixed Finite Element Method in Porous Media Applications. Part I: Introduction and its relation to other methods”

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January 31, 2010 (Sunday)

9:30 – 10:25am:          Professor Mary Wheeler, The University of Texas at Austin

                                    “Challenges in Modeling Subsurface Complex Phenomena. Part II: Iterative Coupling for Modeling Geomechanics”

10:30am –11:25am:     Professor Tao Tang, Hong Kong Baptist University

                                    “Moving Mesh Methods, Multi-Mesh Methods and Adaptive Time Stepping” (Part II)

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1:00pm – 1:55pm:       Professor Ivan Yotov, University of Pittsburgh

                                    “Stochastic multiscale modeling of subsurface and surface flows. Part II: Stochastic collocation for uncertainty quanification”

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2:00pm – 2:55pm:       Professor Todd Arbogast, The University of Texas at Austin

                                    “Fully conservative characteristic methods for flow and transport” (Part II)

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4:00pm – 4:55pm:       Professor Zhangxing (John) Chen, University of Calgary

                                    “Modeling and Simulation of Multiphase Flow in Petroleum Reservoirs. Part II: Investigation of Compositional Grading in Petroleum Reservoirs”

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5:00pm - 5:55pm:        Dr. Guangri (Gary) Xue, The University of Texas at Austin

                                    “Multipoint Flux Mixed Finite Element Method in Porous Media Applications. Part II: Applications to single and multiphase flow in porous media”

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February 1, 2010 (Monday)

9:30 – 10:25am:          Professor Zhangxing (John) Chen, University of Calgary

                                    “Modeling and Simulation of Multiphase Flow in Petroleum Reservoirs. Part III: Current Research in Heavy Oil Modeling”

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10:30am –11:25am:     Professor Todd Arbogast, The University of Texas at Austin

                                    “Fully conservative characteristic methods for flow and transport” (Part III)

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1:00pm – 1:55pm:       Professor Tao Tang, Hong Kong Baptist University

“Moving Mesh Methods, Multi-Mesh Methods and Adaptive Time Stepping” (Part III)

2:00pm – 2:55pm:       Professor Ivan Yotov, University of Pittsburgh

                                    “Stochastic multiscale modeling of subsurface and surface flows. Part III: Multiscale mortar finite elements for coupled Stokes-Darcy flows”

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People in the picture:

     First row from right to left: Prof. Tao Tang (Hong Kong Baptist Univ), Prof. Shyu Sun (KAUST), Prof. Mary Wheeler (UT-Austin), Prof. Ivan Yotov (Univ of Pittsburgh), Dr. Guangri (Gary) Xue (UTAustin), Dr. Mohamed Fathy ElAmin (KAUST), Dr. Chuanxiu Xu (KAUST) and Dr. Jisheng Kou (KAUST);

     Second row from right to left: Prof. Zhangxing (John) Chen (University of Calgary), Prof. Ibrahim Hoteit (KAUST), and Prof. Todd Arbogast (UT-Austin).