Evan W. Lowry

 
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M.S. Chemical Engineering May 2016
University of Wyoming: College of Engineering and Applied Science, Laramie WY
B.S. Petroleum Engineering May 2015
University of Wyoming: College of Engineering and Applied Science, Laramie WY
 
Research Interests
• Molecular dynamics and Monte-Carlo simulation of fluid phase phenomena
• Accurate atomistic molecular modeling of sub-nano structures in reservoir rock
• Development of high performance algorithms for predicting fluid configurations in nanopores
• Micro-CT core flooding experiments
• SEM imaging and analysis
 
Previous Research
• Recovery of NAPLs from contaminated aquifers using microemulsions
• Development of novel copolymers for dispersing asphaltenes in CO2
• Investigation of polymeric asphaltene dispersant action in pentane
• Reservoir simulation and economic forecasting of ASP flooding in depleted Wyoming reservoirs
 
Presentations and Publications
• Lowry, E., Sedghi, M., Goual, L. (under review) Polymers for Inhibition of Asphaltene Deposition: Interaction Mechanisms and Molecular Design Considerations. J. Mol. Liq.
• Lowry, E., Sedghi, M., Goual, L. (2016) Novel Dispersant for Formation Damage Prevention in CO2: A Molecular Dynamics Study. Energy Fuels
• Lowry, E., Sedghi, M., Goual, L. (2016) Molecular simulations of NAPL removal from mineral surfaces using microemulsions and surfactants. J. Colloids & Surfaces A
• Lowry, E., Sedghi, M., Goual, L. (2016, March) Molecular Dynamics Simulations of NAPL Removal from Contaminated Rocks using Surfactants. Presented at American Chemical Society National Meeting, San Diego, CA