Joel Tetteh

Graduate Student
PhD in Chemical and Petroleum Engineering- Petroleum Focus (In Progress)
Primary office:
4160 Learned Hall


Summary

Joel Tetteh received his Bachelor’s from Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology and his Master’s from University of Utah all in Petroleum Engineering. He is currently a PhD student at KU Chemical and Petroleum Engineering Department working with Dr. Reza Barati on investigating the mechanism of Low Salinity in carbonate reservoirs. During his masters research, he developed a geomechanical model using Abaqus to study the effects of water hammer on near wellbore stresses. His love for research is what motivated him to pursue PhD studies at KU. He is currently interested in Geomechanical and Geochemical coupled fluid flow modelling, Low salinity waterflooding and Oilfield Chemistry. Joel has future plans of working in academia as a research professor. He enjoys watching soccer and movies during his free time. 

Education

BSc Petroleum Engineering
Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology, Ghana. 2014

MS Petroleum Engineering
The University of Utah, 2016

Selected Publications

Joel Teye Tetteh, “The Cretaceous Play of Tano Basin”, International Journal of Applied Science and Technology, vol 6 No 1, 2016, Page 1-10. http://www.ijastnet.com/journals/Vol_6_No_1_February_2016/1.pdf

Philip Asante-Mireku, Kwabena Okyere-Nyako, Joel Teye Tetteh, “Intelligent Well Technology: Incorporation of Smart controls in Injection Wells to Enhance Sweep Efficiency and Maximize Oil Recovery”, International Journal of Innovative Research in Science, Engineering and Technology, Vol. 5, Issue 4, April 2016, pp 6297-6306. http://www.ijirset.com/upload/2016/april/226_INTELLIGENT.pdf


Upcoming Events and Deadlines

Gang Yang's Comprehensive Exam Defense | Friday, December 13th | starts @ 9:30AM | 298 Slawson

Stop Day - Movie Night | Friday, December 13th | starts @ 5:00PM | Beren Center (G192 Slawson)

Winter Break | The main CPE office will be closed during the week of December 23-27 and again on Wednesday, Janurary 1, 2020. Some faculty and staff may be available on some of these days, but they should be contacted directly for individual appointments. 

Wednesday, January 15th | New Graduate Student Orientation

Tuesday, January 21st | First Day of Spring 2020 Classes


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