Shapour Vossoughi

School of Engineering - Chemical & Petroleum Engineering
Primary office:
Learned Hall
Room 4132C
University of Kansas
1530 West 15th Street
Lawrence, KS 66045



Ph.D., Chem. Engr., Univ. of Alberta

Grad. Diploma, Engr., McGill Univ.

M.S., Chem. Engr., Univ. of Alberta

B.S., Chem. Engr., Tehran Univ.

Research Interests

  • Enhanced Oil Recovery
  • Thermal Recovery
  • Petroleum Management


  • BS, Chemical Engineering, Tehran University, Tehran, Iran
  • Grad. Diploma, Chemical Engineering, McGill University, Montreal, Canada
  • MS, Chemical Engineering, University of Alberta, Edmonton, Canada
  • PhD, Chemical Engineering, University of Alberta, Edmonton, Canada

Research Interests

  • Enhanced Oil Recovery (EOR)
  • Rheology of Polymeric solutions and gels
  • Kinetics of crude oil combustion
  • Heavy oil recovery and in situ combustion
  • Oil and gas reservoir simulation

Peer Reviewed Publications

  • Audibert, A. and S. Vossoughi, "Thermo-chemical Alteration of Crude Oils," Chapter 8 of "Basic Concepts in Enhanced Oil Recovery Processes," edited by Marc Baviere, pp 241-269, Elsevier Science Publishers, 1991.
  • Kharrat, R., M. Jamialahmadi, M. P. Darvish, and S. Vossoughi, "Moving Boundary Heat Conduction in Porous Media Accompanied with Fluid Flow," Transport Phenomena in Thermal Engineering, Edited by J. S. Lee, S. H. Chung, and K.H. Kim, Vol. 1, (1993) 721-724.
  • Vossoughi, S., E. Sarapuu, and R.H. Crowther, "Demonstration of the Electrically Initiated Heat-Flooding Process in the Peru Sandstone -- A Fluvial-Dominated Deltaic Reservoir," Oklahoma Geological Survey Circular 98, "Deltaic Reservoirs in the Southern Midcontinent." 293-295.
  • Kharrat, R., and S. Vossoughi, and E. L. Miller "Rheological Behavior of Drilling Fluids in the Presence of Polymers as Additives," presented at the XIIth International Congress on Rheology, August 18-23, 1996, Quebec City, Quebec, Canada.
  • Vossoughi, S. and K. Asghari, "Simulation of Fractured Gas Reservoir - An Overview,"SPE paper 39060 presented at the 5th Latin American and Caribbean Petroleum Engineering Conference & Exhibition, August 30 - September 3, 1997, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.
  • Vossoughi, S., "New Advancement in Simulation of the Fractured Gas/Oil Reservoirs,"Invited Keynote Speaker, 3rd National Iranian Chemical Engineering Congress held in Ahwaz, Iran, March 8 - 10, 1998.
  • Vossoughi, S., "Flow of Non-Newtonian Fluids in Porous Media," Chapter for the book, "Advances in the Flow and Rheology of Non-Newtonian Fluids," Editors: D.A. Siginer, R.P. Chhabra, and D. DeKee, Vol. 2, pp 1183-1236, Elsevier Science Publishing Company, 1999.
  • Raje, M., K. Asghari, S. Vossoughi, D.W. Green, G.P. Willhite, "Gel Systems for Controlling CO2 Mobility in Carbon Dioxide Miscible Flooding," SPE Reservoir Evaluation and Engineering (April 1999)

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