Kim Mews

Graduate Student
PhD in Chemical & Petroleum Engineering (Petroleum focus - In Progress)
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Kim received her  Bachelor’s in Geosciences from Kiel University in Germany. She is currently working under the guidance of Dr. Barati in Petroleum Engineering on the interpretation of geomechanical properties of unconventional reservoirs on different scales.

Selected Publications

Mews, K., Alhubail, M.M., and Barati, R.; “A Review of Brittleness Index Correlations for Unconventional Tight and Ultra-Tight Reservoirs” Geosciences 20199(7), 319; Special Issue on Digital Petroleum Geomechanics.

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