Ahmad Sakhaee-Pour
Ahmad Sakhaee-Pour
Assistant Professor
Office Location: ERP 1A, Room 192B
Phone: 713-743-6709
Email: asakhaee [at] central [dot] uh [dot] edu


Postdoctoral Fellow, Institute for Computational Engineering and Sciences, Texas, USA, 2012-2014
Ph.D., Petroleum Engineering, University of Texas at Austin, Texas, USA, 2012
M.Sc., Mechanical Engineering, Sharif University of Technology, Tehran, Iran, 2007
B.Sc., Mechanical Engineering, Iran University of Science and Technology, Tehran, Iran, 2005


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Selected Professional Activities/Honors: 

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Research Interests: 

Pore-scale Processes



Unconventional Resources

Selected Publications: 

Sakhaee-Pour, A. (2017). Decomposing J-function to account for the pore structure effect in tight gas sandstones. Transport in Porous Media, 116(2), 453-471.

Tran, H., and Sakhaee-Pour, A. (2017). Viscosity of shale gas. Fuel, 191, 87-96.

Li, W., and Sakhaee-Pour, A. (2016). Macroscale Young’s moduli of shale based on nanoindentations. Petrophysics, 57(06), 597-603.

Sakhaee-Pour, A. (2016). Pore-scale modeling of The Geysers. Geothermics, 60, 58-65.

Sakhaee-Pour, A., and Wheeler, M. F. (2016). Effective flow properties for cells containing fractures of arbitrary geometry. SPE Journal, 21(03), 965-980.

Sakhaee-Pour, A., and Bryant, S. L. (2015). Pore structure of shale. Fuel, 143, 467-475.

Sakhaee-Pour, A., and Bryant, S. L. (2014). Effect of pore structure on the producibility of tight-gas sandstones. AAPG bulletin, 98(4), 663-694.

Sakhaee-Pour, A., and Bryant, S. (2012). Gas permeability of shale. SPE Reservoir Evaluation & Engineering, 15(04), 401-409.