Mohammad Sedghi

Mohammad SedghiPhD of Petroleum Engineering

Room: B111
Engineering Building
Advisor: Dr. Mohammad Piri

Dep. 3295
1000 E. University Avenue
Laramie, WY 82071
Phone: (307) 761-0316


B.S.: Petroleum Engineering, Sharif University of Technology, Tehran, Iran


Research Interests and Area of Specialization:
1. Molecular Dynamics of flow through nano-pores
2. Statistical Thermodynamics
3. Phase behavior of large organic molecules


Current Research Project:
Dynamic Nano-Scale Network Modeling of Multiphase Flow in Porous and Fractured media with Parallel Programing


Previous Researches:
1- Investigation on the effect of molecular structure on association and aggregation behavior of asphaltene molecules

2- Introducing a new thermodynamic approach to account for the effect of dispersant on asphaltene phase behavior


• Member of Tau Beta Pi since 2012

•Recipient of “Anadarko Fellowship for Excellence in Energy Scholarship – Graduate students” fall 2012


• Sedghi, M.; Goual, L. Effect of Asphaltene Structure on Association and Aggregation Using Molecular Dynamics. J. Phys. Chem. B 2013, 117, 5765−5776
• Sedghi, M.; Goual, L. Role of Resins on Asphaltene Stability. Energy Fuels 2010, 24, 2275–2280
• Goual, L.; Sedghi, M.; Zeng, H.; Mostowfi, F.; McFarlane, R.; Mullins, O. C. On the formation and properties of asphaltene nanoaggregates and clusters by DC-conductivity and centrifugation. Fuel 2011, 90, 2480–2490