Vahideh Mirchi

Vahide-MirchiGraduate Student of Petroleum Engineering

Room: 376
SER Building
Advisor: Dr. Lamia Goual and Dr. Mohammad Piri

Dept 3012, 1000 E. University Ave.
1020 E. Lewis Street
Laramie, WY 82071-2000 USA
Phone: 307-766-5395


B.S.: Industrial engineering
M.Sc.: Business management


Research Interests and Area of Specialization:

  •     Interface phenomena



  1. Mirchi, Vahideh, et al. “Dynamic interfacial tension and wettability of shale in the presence of surfactants at reservoir conditions.” Fuel 148 (2015): 127-138.
  2. Mirchi, Vahideh, et al. “Dynamic interfacial tensions and contact angles of surfactant-in-brine/oil/shale systems: implications to enhanced oil recovery in shale oil reservoirs.” SPE Improved Oil Recovery Symposium. Society of Petroleum Engineers, 2014
  3. Mirchi, Vahideh. “Experimental Investigation of Surfactant Flooding in Shale Oil Reservoirs: Dynamic Interfacial Tension, Adsorption, and Wettability.” Unconventional Resources Technology Conference (URTEC), 2014.


Current Research Project:

  •    Investigating the molecular interaction between solid and fluids in surfactant flooding