Iraj Ershaghi Salad

  • Nationality:United States
  • Professional filed: Marine engineering equipment and vessels
  • Academic degree: PHD candidate
  • Working language: English
  • Working life: ten year
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  • Service form: United States
  • Graduated school: University of Southern California
  • Academic degree: PHD candidate

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About mentor

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A graduate of University of Tehran and USC, Iraj Ershaghi is the Omar B. Milligan Professor and Director of the Petroleum Engineering Program at USC. He is also serving as the Executive Director of CiSoft and the Executive Director of UKC Education Research Center. His research areas include well test modeling of complex naturally fractured reservoirs, pattern recognition techniques for monitoring water floods and EOR processes, reservoir characterization, unconventional resources, properties of geothermal brines and soft computing in Smart Digital Oilfield design and operations. Awards and recognition by various institutions and professional societies include: USC School of Engineering, Distinguished Service and Senior research Awards, Outstanding Educator Award OCCE; SPE’s Distinguished Service Award; Technology Transfer Award for Development of the Smart Oilfield Technology Curriculum; North America Western Region, Reservoir Description and Dynamics Award, International John Franklin Carll Award and the SPE/AIME Honorary Member Medal. He served on the National Board of Directors of RPSEA. In 2014 was Inducted into the U S National Academy of Engineers

Credentials & Honors

1983 Society of Petroleum Engineers Distinguished Faculty Award
1983 Tau Beta Pi Teaching Award
1996 Society of Petroleum Engineers Distinguished Member Award
1996 Fellow of Professional Society
1996 Endow Chaired Professorship
1996 USC School of Engineering Distinguished Service Award
2000 Fellow of Professional Society
2002 Fellow Institute for Advancement of Engineering
2003 Orange Council of Engineers and Scientist Outstanding Educator Award
2003 American Association for Advancement of Engineering Outstanding Educator Award
2003 Foreign Academy Affilication
2005 Society of Petroleum Engineers Western North America Distinguished Service Award
2006 Society of Petroleum Engineers Technology Transfer Award for Development of the Smart Oilfield Technology Curriculum
2007 Society of Petroleum Engineers Reservoir Description and Dynamics
2010 Society of Petroleum Engineers John Franklin Carll Award
2010 USC Viterbi School of Engineering Viterbi Service Award
2012 AIME-SPE Honorary Member AIME-SPE
2014 USC Viterbi School Senior Researcher Award
2014 National Academy of Engineering Member

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