Alyafei, Nayef individual record
Assistant Professor

Dr. Alyafei has interests in multi-phase flow in porous media research mainly on spontaneous imbibition and wettability studies. In particular, research on capillary trapping phenomena on both the macro and micro scales.

education and training
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Academic Articles1
  • Schmid, K. S., Alyafei, N., Geiger, S., & Blunt, M. J (2016). Analytical Solutions for Spontaneous Imbibition: Fractional-Flow Theory and Experimental Analysis. SPE Journal. 21(06), 2308-2316.
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Conference Papers5
  • Seers, T. D., & Alyafei, N (2018). Open Source Toolkit for Micro-Model Generation Using 3D Printing. Day 4 Thu, June 14, 2018, SPE Europec featured at 80th EAGE Conference and Exhibition.
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  • Khan, A. S., & Alyafei, N (2018). Investigation of an Analytical Solution for Spontaneous Imbibition to Effectively Estimate Special Core Analysis SCAL Properties. Society of Petroleum Engineers - SPE Annual Caspian Technical Conference and Exhibition 2017.
  • Seers, T. D., Alyafei, N., & Khan, T (2017). Investigation of the impact of voxel image subvolume size upon computed petrophysical properties of carbonate rocks imaged using X-ray computed microtomography. 2nd EAGE Workshop on Well Injectivity and Productivity in Carbonates. 2017-December,
  • Al-Ansi, N., Gharbi, O., Raeini, A. Q., Yang, J., Iglauer, S., & Blunt, M. J. (2013). Influence of micro-computed tomography image resolution on the predictions of petrophysical properties. Society of Petroleum Engineers - International Petroleum Technology Conference 2013, IPTC 2013: Challenging Technology and Economic Limits to Meet the Global Energy Demand. 2, 1291-1298.
  • Anderson, R. A., Al-Ansi, N. A., & Blunt, M (2013). Experiments and analysis of imbibition in carbonates. Saint Petersburg Russia - From Fundamental Science to Deployment: 17th European Symposium on Improved Oil Recovery, IOR.
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Texas A&M University; Qatar Campus; 4251 TAMUQ
College Station, TX 77843-4251