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Biography

Dr. Y. Bilgin Altundas

Schlumberger-Doll research, USA

Senior Research Scientist


Email: baltundas@slb.com


Qualifications

2002–­­2003 Post-Doc., Inst. of Mathematics and its Applications, USA­

­­1998–­2002 Ph.D., Dept. of Mathematics, University of Pittsburgh, USA

1996–­­­1998 M.A., Dept. of Mathematics, University of Pittsburgh, USA­­­­­­­­­­

­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­1994–­­1996 M.Sc., Dept. of Mathematics, Syracuse University, USA

1987­­­–­­­­­­­­­­­­­­1991 B.Sc., Dept. of Mathematics, Ataturk University, Turkey­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­


Publications (selected)

Refereed Journal Publications:

  1. Y. B. Altundas, T. S. Ramakrishnan, N. Chugunov and R. de Loubens, Retardation of CO2 due to Capillary Pressure Hysteresis: a New CO2 Trapping Mechanism, SPE Journal, SPE-139641-MS, 2011.
  2. C. Oldenburg, C. Doughty, P.F. Dobson, C.A. Peters, Y.B. Altundas, N. Chugunov, E. Stabinski, T.S. Ramakrishnan, S. Verma. Simulations for design of very large-scale laboratory experiments of upward CO2 flow with geophysical imaging. DOE-NETL 10th Annual Conference on Carbon Capture and Sequestration, May 2-5. 2011, Pittsburgh, PA.
  3. T.S. Ramakrishnan, R. de Loubens, Y. B. Altundas, A Dual Injection Method for Substantial Reduction of Buoyancy Induced Leaks of CO2, DOE-NETL 10th Annual Conference on Carbon Capture and Sequestration, May 2-5. 2011, Pittsburgh, PA.
  4. F. Kuchuk and T.S. Ramakrishnan et al., Characterization of Reservoir Heterogeneity through Fluid Movement Monitoring with Deep Electromagnetic and Pressure Measurements, SPE Reservoir Evaluation & Engineering Volume 13, Number 3, pp. 509-522, 2010.
  5. F. Kuchuk and T.S. Ramakrishnan et al., Determination of In-Situ Two-Phase Flow Properties Through Downhole Fluid Movement Monitoring, SPE Reservoir Evaluation & Engineering Volume 13, Number 4, August 2010, pp. 575-587.
  6. K. Z. House, Y.B. Altundas, C. F. Harvey and D. P. Shrag, The Immobility of CO2 inDeepsea Sediments, ChemSusChem ENERYGY&MATERIALS v3, p1-9, 2010.
  7. N. Chugunov, E. Stabinski, B. Altundas, T. S. Ramakrishnan. Global Sensitivity Analysis for Improved Performance Prediction of CO2 Storage Projects. DOE-NETL 9th Annual Conference on Carbon Capture and Sequestration. Pittsburgh, PA. May 10-13. 2010.
  8. N. Chugunov, E. Stabinski, R. de Loubens, T. S. Ramakrishnan, Y. B. Altundas, L. Espinal, A. Brown. Using Petrophysics to Reduce Uncertainty in Predictive Models of CO2 Storage in Saline Aquifers, DOE-NETL 8th Annual Conference on Carbon Capture and Sequestration, Pittsburgh, PA. May 4-7. 2009.
  9. S.M. Ma and A.M. Shahri, Saudi Aramco; L. Zhan, F.J. Kuchuk, M. Zeybek, T.S. Ramakrishnan, B. Altundas, R. De Loubens and N. Chugunov, Schlumberger. Comprehensive Reservoir Characterization through Data Integration and Numerical Single Well Simulation. IPTC 2009.
  10. N. Chugunov, B. Altundas, R. de Loubens, T. S. Ramakrishnan. Large-Scale Simulation of CO2 Geological Storage: Numerical Effects and Physical Uncertainties, DOE-NETL 8th Annual Conference on Carbon Capture and Sequestration, Pittsburgh, PA. May 4-7. 2009.
  11. F. Kuchuk and T.S. Ramakrishnan et al., Characterization of Reservoir Heterogeneity through Fluid Movement Monitoring with Deep Electromagnetic and Pressure Measurements, Saudi ARAMCO Journal of Technology, Winter-2008.
  12. T. S. Ramakrishnan, R. de Loubens, Y. B. Altundas, S. Verma, C. Oakes, and J. Tombari, The Ingredients of a Good CO2 Storage Site, DOE-NETL 7th Annual Conference on Carbon Capture and Sequestration, May 5-8, 2008.
  13. Y.B Altundas and T.S. Ramakrishnan et al., Capillary Pressure Induced CO2 Retention, DOE-NETL 5th Annual Conference on Carbon Capture and Sequestration, May 10, 2006.
  14. Y.B Altundas and T.S. Ramakrishnan et al., A Financial Decision Tool for CO2 Storage, Proceedings, CO2SC Symposium- Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory, Berkeley, California, March 20-22, 2006.
  15. Y. B. Altundas and G. Caginalp, Velocity Selection in 3D Dendrites: Phase Field Computations and Microgravity Experiments, J. Nonlinear Analysis: Series A Theory and Methods, 62, 2005.
  16. Y. B. Altundas and G. Caginalp, Parallel computation of single needle dendrites in 3D and comparison with microgravity experiment, Computational and Experimental Methods, Volume 10, 2004.
  17. Y. B. Altundas and G. Caginalp, Computations of dendrites in 3D and comparison with microgravity experiments, J. Statistical Physics, 110, 2003.

Books:

F. Kuchuk and T.S. Ramakrishnan et al., Fluid Movement Monitoring with Deep Electromagnetic and Pressure Measurements: A New Approach to Reservoir Management, Schlumberger, Dec 2008


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