Theses and Dissertations

In 1974, Professor Don Green and Professor Paul Willhite founded KU Tertiary Oil Recovery Project. Since then, numerous Graduate students completed his or her theses and dissertations under KU TORP supervision.

Theses and Dissertations completed under TORP supervision

Ph.D.

  • Ghahfarokhi, R.B. 2010. Fracturing Fluid Cleanup by Controlled Release of Enzymes from Polyelectrolyte Complex Nanoparticles. Ph.D. Thesis. University of Kansas: Lawrence, KS.
  • Salehi, M.S. 2009. Enhancing the Spontaneous Imbibition Process in Naturally Fractured Reservoirs through Wettability Alteration Using Surfactants: Mechanistic Study and Feasibility of Using Biosurfactants Produced from Agriculture Waste Streams. Ph.D. Thesis. University of Kansas: Lawrence, KS.
  • Mojtaba Sayyed Ghoraishy, December 2008. Reservoir characterization with limited sample data using geostatistics . Ph.D. Thesis. University of Kansas: Lawrence, KS.
  • Chen, F. 2006. Experimental and Modeling Study on the Transport of Chromium(III) Acetate Solutions through Carbonate Rocks. Ph.D. Thesis. University of Kansas: Lawrence, KS.
  • Cheng, M. 2006. A Modeling and Experimental Study of Pre-Gel Aggregate Growth during the Gelation of a Polyacrylamide-Chromium(III) Acetate Gel System. Ph.D. Thesis. University of Kansas: Lawrence,
  • Zou, Bin. 2002. A Study of Fluid-Carbonate Rock Interaction and the Kinetics of Chromium Precipitation. Ph.D. Thesis. University of Kansas: Lawrence, KS.
  • Ganguly, Somenath. 2000. Effect of Leak-Off on Behavior of Cr(III)-PHPA Gel in Fractured Media.Ph.D. Thesis. University of Kansas: Lawrence, KS.
  • Asghari, Koorosh. 1999. Evaluating Gel Systems for Permeability Modification Purposes in Carbon Dioxide Flooding Process & Investigating the Fluid Flow Through Hydrogels. Ph.D. Thesis. University of Kansas: Lawrence, KS.
  • Montes, Antonio. 1992. An Investigation of In Situ Gelation of a Polyacrylamide/Chromium(III) System in Porous Media. Ph.D. Thesis. University of Kansas: Lawrence, KS.
  • Maxcy, Thomas A. 1991. A Kinetic Study of the Reduction of Chromium(VI) by Thiourea. Ph.D. Thesis. University of Kansas: Lawrence, KS.
  • Silva, Matthew. 1990. Multiphase Equilibria for a Multisolvent Electrolyte System. Ph.D. Thesis. University of Kansas: Lawrence, KS.
  • Todd, Burt J. 1990. Numerical Modeling of In Situ Gelation in Porous Media. Ph.D. Thesis. University of Kansas: Lawrence, KS.
  • Gould, Gary E. 1989. Geostatistical Study and Reservoir Simulation of the Pen Field, Grabern County, Kansas. Ph.D. Thesis. University of Kansas: Lawrence, KS.
  • Hejri, Shahabaldin. 1989. An Experimental Investigation into the Flow and Rheological Behavior of a Xanthan and Xanthan/Cr(III) Gel System in Porous Media. Ph.D. Thesis. University of Kansas: Lawrence, KS.
  • Bhaskar, Ravi K. 1988. Transient Rheological Properties of Chromium/Polyacrylamide Solutions Gelling under Superposed Steady and Oscillatory Shear Strains. Ph.D. Thesis. University of Kansas: Lawrence, KS.
  • McCool, C. Stanley. 1988. An Experimental Study of the In Situ Gelation of a Polyacrylamide/Chromium(VI)/Thiourea System in a Porous Medium. Ph.D. Thesis. University of Kansas: Lawrence, KS.
  • Hunt, James A. 1987. An Experimental Study of the Kinetics of the Crosslinking Reaction between Chromium(III) and Polyacrylamide. Ph.D. Thesis. University of Kansas: Lawrence, KS.
  • El Shoubary, Youssef M. 1986. Kinetic Study of the In-Situ Combustion Process Using Thermal Analysis Technique. Ph.D. Thesis. University of Kansas: Lawrence, KS.
  • Negahban, Shahin. 1986. Correlation and Experimental Investigation of Multicomponent Multiphase Liquid-Liquid Equilibria of Electrolyte and Non-Electrolyte Systems. Ph.D. Thesis. University of Kansas: Lawrence, KS.
  • Huang, Chyi-Gang. 1983. An Experimental Study of the In-Situ Gelation of Chromium(III)-Polyacrylamide Polymer Systems in Porous Media. Ph.D. Thesis. University of Kansas: Lawrence, KS.
  • Espinosa, Rafael. 1982. Effect of Water in Aqueous Acetonitrile Solvent on the Relative Volatility of 1-Butene to 1,3- Butadiene. Ph.D. Thesis. University of Kansas: Lawrence, KS.
  • Olea, Ricardo A. 1982. Systematic Approach to Sampling of Spatial Functions. Ph.D. Thesis. University of Kansas: Lawrence, KS.
  • Arriola, Alfredo. 1980. An Experimental Study of the Effects of Viscous and Capillary Forces on the Trapping and Mobilization of Oil Drops in Capillary Constrictions. Ph.D. Thesis. University of Kansas: Lawrence, KS.
  • Guvenir, Ibrahim M. 1980. The Development of an Automated In-Situ Combustion Assembly to Study Effects of Clay on the Dry Forward In-Situ Combustion Process. Ph.D. Thesis. University of Kansas: Lawrence, KS.
  • Voss, Kim. 1980. Nonaqueous Acidimetric Titration of Na+, K+ and NH4+ Sulfonates. Ph.D. Thesis. University of Kansas: Lawrence, KS.
  • Ben-Omran,Abdelhay M. 1977. A Two-Dimensional Two-Phase Compositional Model Which Uses a Moving Point Method. Ph.D. Thesis. University of Kansas: Lawrence, KS.
  • Dominguez, Jose. 1977. Phase Behavior of Microemulsion System with Emphasis on Effects of Paraffinic Hydrocarbons and Alcohols. Ph.D. Thesis. University of Kansas: Lawrence, KS.
  • Rosenwald, Gary W. 1972. A Method for Determining the Optimum Location of Wells in an Underground Reservoir. Ph.D. Thesis. University of Kansas: Lawrence, KS.
  • Chhatwal, Surjit S. 1971. An Investigation of the Centered-In-Distance, Centered-In-Time Method for Solution of the Convection-Diffusion Equation for Liquid-Liquid Miscible Displacement in Porous Media. Ph.D. Thesis. University of Kansas: Lawrence, KS.
  • Cox, Ronald L. 1970. The Method of Characteristics Solution to a Two-Dimensional, Mathematical Model of Liquid-Liquid, Miscible Displacement in Porous Media: An Evaluation by Comparison of Mathematical and Experimental Results. Ph.D. Thesis. University of Kansas: Lawrence, KS.
  • Dabiri, Hassan E. 1970. Digital Simulation of Unsaturated Ground-Water Flow Considering Evapotranspiration. Ph.D. Thesis. University of Kansas: Lawrence, KS.

M.S.

  • Ly Houng Bui, May 2010. Near Miscible CO2 Application to Improve Oil Recovery. M.S. Thesis. University of Kansas: Lawrence, KS.
  • Eisert, K. 2006. Using Biosurfactant Produced from Agriculture Process Waste Streams to Improve Oil Recovery in Fractured Carbonate Reservoirs. M.S. Thesis. University of Kansas: Lawrence, KS.
  • Cook, B.C. 2006. Characterization of Comb Polymer Kypam for Enhanced Oil Recovery. M.S. Thesis. University of Kansas: Lawrence, KS.
  • Mubarak, M. A. 2006. Reservoir Analysis on Applications of Gelled Polymer Technology in the Kansas Arbuckle Formation. M.S. Thesis. University of Kansas: Lawrence, KS.
  • Barzegar, M. 2006. Steady State Two-Phase Relative Permeability Measurements In a Slimtube System. M.S. Thesis. University of Kansas: Lawrence, KS.
  • Bolourchifard, M. 2006. An Experimental Study of the In Situ Gelation of a Polyacrylamide-Chromium Acetate System in a Polymer-Treated Porous Medium. M.S. Thesis. University of Kansas: Lawrence, KS.
  • Shaker Shiran, B., 2006. An Experimental Study of Filtration Mechanisms of Pre-Gel Aggregates  During Flow of a Polyacrylamide-Chromium(III) Gel System in Porous Media. M.S. Thesis. University of Kansas: Lawrence, KS.
  • Mostafa Barzegar, January 2006. Steady State Two-Phase Relative Permeability Measurement In a Slimtube System. M.S. Thesis. University of Kansas: Lawrence, KS.
  • Li, Xianping, 2006. Effect of Shear on Gelation of Polyacrylamide-Chromium Acetate Gelant in a Circular Tube. M.S. Thesis. University of Kansas: Lawrence, KS.
  • Barati, R. 2005. Simulation of Gelled Polymer Treatments in the Arbuckle Formation, Kansas. M.S. Thesis. University of Kansas: Lawrence, KS.
  • Salehi, M. 2005. PVM Applications to Heat Conduction Simulations in Heavy Oil Reservoirs. M.S. Thesis. University of Kansas: Lawrence, KS.
  • Saeedi, Alireza. 2005. Candidate Selection and Well Performance for Gel-Polymer Treatments Using Neural Networks. M.S. Thesis. University of Kansas: Lawrence, KS.
  • Nguyen, T. 2003. Effect of Composition of a Polyacrylamide – Chromium(III) Acetate Gel on the Magnitude of Gel Dehydration and Disproportionate Permeability Reduction. M.S. Thesis. University of Kansas: Lawrence, KS.
  • Wang, T. 2003. Determination of Weight – Average Molecular Weight and Z-Average Root-Mean-Square Radius of Pre-Gel Aggregates in a Polyacrylamide-Chromium(III) Acetate System Using a Multi-Angle Laser Light Scattering Technique. M.S. Thesis. University of Kansas: Lawrence, KS.
  • Jain, Rajeev. 2003. An Experimental Study of the Kinetics of Chromium(III) Acetate-Polyacrylamide Uptake Reaction. M.S. Thesis. University of Kansas: Lawrence, KS.
  • Wang, Chunyu. 2002. The Rate of Pre-Gel Aggregate Growth in Gelled Polymer System Used to Reduce the Permeability of Porous Media. M.S. Thesis. University of Kansas: Lawrence, KS.
  • Jin, Hon. 2001. Transport of Chromium(III) Acetate Through Dolomite Rock. M.S. Thesis. University of Kansas: Lawrence, KS.
  • Al-Assi, Abdulwahed A. 2000. An Experimental Study of the Flow Behavior of HiVis 350 Without and With Aluminum Citrate in Viscometers and Sandpacks. M.S. Thesis. University of Kansas: Lawrence, KS.
  • Krishnan, Praveen. 1998. An Experimental Study of Dehydration of Polycrylamide-Chromium(III)-Acetate Gel System Under a Pressure Gradient. M.S. Thesis. University of Kansas: Lawrence, KS.
  • Lewis, Robert D. 1998. An Experimental Study of Gel Aggregate Formation in a Polyacrylamide-Aluminum System. M.S. Thesis. University of Kansas: Lawrence, KS.
  • Singh, Amitabh. 1998. Study of Gelation Behavior and Permeability Reduction for the KUSP1 Biopolymer-Orthoboric Acid System. M.S. Thesis. University of Kansas: Lawrence, KS.
  • LeBeau, Jay Allen. 1997. Geologic Controls on Porosity and Permeability in the Bethany Falls Limestone, Collier Flats Oil Field. M.S. Thesis. University of Kansas: Lawrence, KS.
  • Bhattacharya, Saibal. 1995. Fluid-Rock Interaction and Injectivity Studies of KUSP1 in Porous Media. M.S. Thesis. University of Kansas: Lawrence, KS.
  • Fichadia, Ashok. 1995. Survey of Gelation Systems and a Study of the Gelation of KUSP, by Hydrolysis of mono-Ethyl Phthalate. M.S. Thesis. University of Kansas: Lawrence, KS.
  • Natarajan, Dilip. 1995. Study of Gelation and Injection Characteristics of Polyacrylamide-Chromium(III) systems in the Presence of Excess Acetate Ions. M.S. Thesis. University of Kansas: Lawrence, KS.
  • Raje, Milind. 1995. Study of In Situ Gelation Initiated by CO2 Injection in Porous Media Saturated with KUSP1 Solution. M.S. Thesis. University of Kansas: Lawrence, KS.
  • Ranganathan, Raja. 1995. An Experimental Study of the In Situ Gelation of a Partially Hydrolyzed Polyacrylamide/Aluminum Citrate “Colloidal Dispersion Gel” in Porous Media. M.S. Thesis. University of Kansas: Lawrence, KS.
  • Shaw, Ajay Kumar. 1995. An Experimental Study of Permeability Modification by In Situ Gelation of KUSP1 Biopolymer-Monoethyl Phthalate Ester System in Porous Media. M.S. Thesis. University of Kansas: Lawrence, KS.
  • Khanna, Prashant. 1994. A Study of Rheological Methods to Monitor Gelation of Polyacrylamide/Chromium(III) Gels. M.S. Thesis. University of Kansas: Lawrence, KS.
  • Kumar, Ajay. 1994. A Rheological Study on the Effect of Shear Rate on Gelation of Polyacrylamide-Chromium(III) System. M.S. Thesis. University of Kansas: Lawrence, KS.
  • Haegert, Jo A. 1993. The Calculation of Mass Transfer Coefficients of Oxygen into Water, Water/Sand, and Water/Paraffin Oil. M.S. Thesis. University of Kansas: Lawrence, KS.
  • Hossein, S. Hosseini. 1992. An Experimental Study of the Effect of High Flow Rates on In Situ Gelation of a Redox Gel System in Porous Media. M.S. Thesis. University of Kansas: Lawrence, KS.
  • Adams, Kent. 1991. Reservoir Simulation of Primary Production in the Zenith Field, Stafford and Reno Counties in Kansas. M.S. Thesis. University of Kansas: Lawrence, KS.
  • Phares, Rod A. 1991. Characterization and Reservoir Performance of the Lansing-Kansas City “I” and “J” Zones ( Upper Pennsylvanian) in the Pen Oil Field, Graham County, Kansas. M.S. Thesis. University of Kansas: Lawrence, KS.
  • Eggert, Robert W. 1990. Experimental Investigation of the Stability of Xanthan/Cr(III) Gels in Porous Media. M.S. Thesis. University of Kansas: Lawrence, KS.
  • Harnboonzong, Pithak. 1990. Microwave Attenuation for Monitoring Saturations in a Linear System During Liquid-Liquid Immiscible Displacement. M.S. Thesis. University of Kansas: Lawrence, KS.
  • Dolan, Douglas M. 1989. An Experimental Study of the Effects of pH and Shear of the Gelation of a Xanthan-Chromium(III) Solution. M.S. Thesis. University of Kansas: Lawrence, KS.
  • Everson, Ronald A. 1989. Depositional, Diagenetic and Tectonic Influences on Permeability and Porosity in Two Cherokee Sandstone Reservoirs in Greenwood County, Kansas. M.S. Thesis. University of Kansas: Lawrence, KS.
  • McCarthy, Patrick 1989. Characterization and Simulation of a Heterogeneous Shorestring Sandstone Reservoir in Eastern Kansas. M.S. Thesis. University of Kansas: Lawrence, KS.
  • Rajani, Atul H. 1989. A Study of Solvent Dispersion in the Pressure of Polymer in Berea Sandstone Cores. M.S. Thesis. University of Kansas: Lawrence, KS.
  • Hester, Sammy K. Jr. 1988. Rheological Study of Xanthan Solutions and Xanthan/Chromium(III) Gelling Solutions using Steady and Small Amplitude Oscillatory Shear. M.S. Thesis. University of Kansas: Lawrence, KS.
  • Hwang, Micheal W. 1988. Modification and Application of the TORP Stream-tube Model to Calculate Tracer Flow in a Single Layer, Homogeneous Reservoir. M.S. Thesis. University of Kansas: Lawrence, KS.
  • Gales, John R. 1987. An Experimental Investigation of the Long-Term Properties of Xanthan Gum-CR(III) Gels by Swelling Measurement and Equilibrium Dialysis. M.S. Thesis. University of Kansas: Lawrence, KS.
  • Poyser, Linda A. 1987. The Potential for Carbon Dioxide Flooding in Central Kansas. M.S. Thesis. University of Kansas: Lawrence, KS.
  • Saim, Said. 1987. Development, and Application, of a Fully Implicit One-Dimensional In-Situ Combustion Simulator and a Kinetic Model Based on TGA/DTG Experimental Results. M.S. Thesis. University of Kansas: Lawrence, KS.
  • Daub, Edward C. 1985. Prediction of Carbon Dioxide-Stock Tank Oil Minimum Miscibility Pressure with the Soave-Redlick-Kwong Equation of State and a Characterization of the Oil. M.S. Thesis. University of Kansas: Lawrence, KS.
  • Golub, Alex J. 1985. A Computer Simulation of a Laboratory Coreflood using TRS10-80 Surfactant in Berea. M.S. Thesis. University of Kansas: Lawrence, KS.
  • Kote, Keshava. 1985. Rheological Study of Polyacrylamide/Cr3+ Gelation by Small Amplitude Oscillatory Shear. M.S. Thesis. University of Kansas: Lawrence, KS.
  • Mathew Dilip A. 1985. A Comparison of Five Petroleum Sulfonates by Equivalent Weight and Phase Titrations. M.S. Thesis. University of Kansas: Lawrence, KS.
  • Rocha, Carlos A. 1985. Simulation of the Carbon Displacement Process. M.S. Thesis. University of Kansas: Lawrence, KS.
  • Rofheart, Douglas H. 1985. Depositional Environment, Diagenesis and Petrophysical Properties of the Upper Bluejacket Sandstone (Desmoinesian) KB Field, Allen County, Kansas. M.S. Thesis. University of Kansas: Lawrence, KS.
  • Ali, Arif. 1984. An Experimental Study of Conformation and Mobilization of Nonane Drops in Microscopic Square Cross-Sectional Capillary Tubes with Non-Circular Biconical Constrictions.M.S. Thesis. University of Kansas: Lawrence, KS.
  • Belden, Kevin D. 1984. A One-Dimensional, Two-Phase CO2 Miscible Displacement Model Using a Moving Point Routine. M.S. Thesis. University of Kansas: Lawrence, KS.
  • Bouquet, David J. 1984. Depositional Environment, Diagnesis, Reservoir Quality and Enhanced Oil Recovery Potential of a Reservoir in the Skinner Sandstone (Desmoinesian), Crawford, Labette, and Neosho Counties, Kansas. M.S. Thesis. University of Kansas: Lawrence, KS.
  • Ghazali, Hamed. 1984. Permeability Modification using Aluminum Citrate-Polymer Treatments: Mechanisms of Permeability Reduction in Sandpacks. M.S. Thesis. University of Kansas: Lawrence, KS.
  • Pushpala, Sagar M. 1984. Characterization of Crude Oils by Alkane Value as an Aid in the Selection of a Micellar System for a Surfactant Flood. M.S. Thesis. University of Kansas: Lawrence, KS.
  • Stinson, Jeffrey A. 1984. Effect of Shear on the Formation of Chromium(III) Polyacrylamide Gels.M.S. Thesis. University of Kansas: Lawrence, KS.
  • Woody, Marvin D. 1984. Sedimentology, Diagenesis, and Petrophysics of Selected Cherokee Group (Desmoinesian) Sandstones in Southeastern Kansas. M.S. Thesis. University of Kansas: Lawrence, KS.
  • Woolcott, Horacio R. 1984. An Experimental Study of the Transport Mechanisms Between the Aluminum-Citrate Solution and Berea Sandstone with and without Retained Polyacrylamide. M.S. Thesis. University of Kansas: Lawrence, KS.
  • Aslam, Sohail. 1983. Viscometric Properties of Polyacrylamide-Chromium(III) Gels. M.S. Thesis. University of Kansas: Lawrence, KS.
  • Franz, Richard H. 1983. Lithofacies, Diagenesis, and Petrophysical Properties of Selected Sandstones from the Morrowan Kearney Formation of Southwestern Kansas. M.S. Thesis. University of Kansas: Lawrence, KS.
  • Kharrat, Riyaz. 1983. Development of a New Criterion for a Feasibility Study of the In-Situ Combustion Process and its Implementation for Four Kansas Oil Reservoirs. M.S. Thesis. University of Kansas: Lawrence, KS.
  • Schoeling, Lanny G. 1983. Numerical Prediction of Polymer Flood Performance. M.S. Thesis. University of Kansas: Lawrence, KS.
  • Skjong, Geir. 1983. An Investigation of the Aluminum Citric Acid Chemistry and the Retention of Aluminum from an Aluminium Citrate Colution in Porous Media. M.S. Thesis. University of Kansas: Lawrence, KS.
  • Southard, Marylee Z. 1983. A Kinetic Study of the Reaction Between Chromium(VI) and Thiourea at 80°C in the Presence of Polyacrylamide. M.S. Thesis. University of Kansas: Lawrence, KS.
  • Jones, Cherie A. 1982. The Experimental Study of Feed Concentration Effects and Flow Rate on Effects on Low Concentration Ethanol/Water Separation by Reverse Osmosis. M.S. Thesis. University of Kansas: Lawrence, KS.
  • Martin, Robert J. 1982. Modification of the TORP Stream-Tube Model for Tracer Calculations. M.S. Thesis. University of Kansas: Lawrence, KS.
  • Munoz, Raul. 1982. Experimental Study on Surfactant Formulations Capable of Tolerating High Salinity Brine. M.S. Thesis. University of Kansas: Lawrence, KS.
  • Parmeswar, Ravi 1982. A Study on the Recovery of Madison Crude Oil for a Specific Surfactant/Polymer System. M.S. Thesis. University of Kansas: Lawrence, KS.
  • Woody, Marvin D. 1982. Petrography, Diagenesis, and Petrophsics of Selected Cherokee (Desmoinesian) Sandstones in Southeastern Kansas. M.S. Thesis. University of Kansas: Lawrence, KS.
  • Zurinski, Donald J. 1982. The Economics Effect of a Severance Tax on the Oil and Natural Gas Industry in Kansas. M.S. Thesis. University of Kansas: Lawrence, KS.
  • Asbury, Vicki. 1981. An Experimantal Study of the Effect of Polymer and Aluminum Citrate Floods on the Permeability of Berea Sandstone. M.S. Thesis. University of Kansas: Lawrence, KS.
  • Azadeh, Mehrdad. 1981. Development of a Method for Evaluating Carbon Dioxide Miscible Flooding Prospects (Sand-Packed Slim Tube). M.S. Thesis. University of Kansas: Lawrence, KS.
  • El Shoubary, Youssef M.T. 1981. Study of the Clay Effect on Crude Oil Combustion using Thermogravimetric Analyzer (TGA) and Differential Scanning Calorimeter. M.S. Thesis. University of Kansas: Lawrence, KS.
  • Jordan, Deborah S. 1981. A Study of the Effect of Temperature on Gelation Time for Polyacrylamide-Chromium(III) Systems and the Role of the Generation of Chromium(III) in the Reaction Mechanism. M.S. Thesis. University of Kansas: Lawrence, KS.
  • McCool, C. Stanley 1981. A Study of Pressure Behavior for the Determination of Mobility Control During Laboratory Surfactant Flooding. M.S. Thesis. University of Kansas: Lawrence, KS.
  • Diaz, Pedro A. 1980. A Stream-Tube Model for Simulation of Fluid Flow in Porous Media. M.S. Thesis. University of Kansas: Lawrence, KS.
  • Maheshwari, Padam K. 1980. An Experimental Investigation of Efficiency of Microemulsion Systems Developed for Displacement of a Specific Crude Oil in Berea Sandstone. M.S. Thesis. University of Kansas: Lawrence, KS.
  • Marafa, Hamidou Yaya 1980. A Study of the Relationships Between Porosity, Permeability, Dispersion, Pore Size Distribution and Sedimentary Structures for Two Sandstone Rocks. M.S. Thesis. University of Kansas: Lawrence, KS.
  • Mohrbacher, J. David 1980. A Laboratory Investigation of the Effects of Varying Temperature in a Microemulsion Displacement Process. M.S. Thesis. University of Kansas: Lawrence, KS.
  • Pinzon, Jose A. 1980. Experimental Determination of Resistance and Residual Resistance Factores Resulting from Polymer Solutions Flowing Through Porous Media. M.S. Thesis. University of Kansas: Lawrence, KS.
  • Shah, Kishor D. 1980. Investigation of Methods to Characterize Hydrocarbon Mixture Using Equivalent Alkane Carbon Number Concept. M.S. Thesis. University of Kansas: Lawrence, KS.
  • Sullivan, Reed A. & Thurlow, Robert. 1980. Economic Model of a reservoir for Tertiary Oil Recovery by Surfactant/Polymer Injection. M.S. Thesis. University of Kansas: Lawrence, KS.
  • Blevins, Creed E. 1979. Petroleum and Synthetic Sulfonate Microemulsion Phase Behavior Studies Using Various Salinities, n-Alkanes, and alcohols at 25°C. M.S. Thesis. University of Kansas: Lawrence, KS.
  • Chang, Gordon D. 1979. A Laboratory Investigation of the Role of Emulsion in Oil Displacement Experiment. M.S. Thesis. University of Kansas: Lawrence, KS.
  • Huang, Chyi-Gang 1979. A Study of the Gelation of Polyacrlamides through the Participation of Chromium(III). M.S. Thesis. University of Kansas: Lawrence, KS.
  • Hung, Ko-Chi. 1979. Tracer Program Design Implementation, and Analysis in Two Area of the Colony Oil Field in Southeastern Kansas. M.S. Thesis. University of Kansas: Lawrence, KS.
  • Mast, Milfred E. 1979. Longitudinal Mixing Characteristics of Miscible Polymer Displacement Experiments in Porous Media. M.S. Thesis. University of Kansas: Lawrence, KS.
  • Arand, Dale P. 1978. An Experimental Investigation of the Static and Dynamic Adsorption of Petroleum Sulfonates onto Berea Sandstone. M.S. Thesis. University of Kansas: Lawrence, KS.
  • Hulse, William J. 1978. A Geologic Study of the Sallyards Field Area, Greenwood County, Kansas. M.S. Thesis. University of Kansas: Lawrence, KS.
  • Looney, Mark D. 1978. A Laboratory Investigation of Immiscible Microemulsion Flooding with Emphasis on Oil Displacement Mechanism. M.S. Thesis. University of Kansas: Lawrence, KS.
  • Shah, Bhupendra N. 1978. An Experimental Study of Inaccessible Pore Volume, as a Function of Polymer Concentration, During Flow Through Porous Media. M.S. Thesis. University of Kansas: Lawrence, KS.
  • Smith, James E. 1978. A Numerical Study of Stable and Unstable Miscible Displacement by a Polymer Solution in Porous Media. M.S. Thesis. University of Kansas: Lawrence, KS.
  • Turner, James H. 1978. An Improved Monte Carlo Procedure for the Solution of the Steady-State, Two-Dimensional Diffusion Equation with Application to Flow Through Porous Media. M.S. Thesis. University of Kansas: Lawrence, KS.
  • Wickert, Bruce L. 1978. A Method for Determination of Phase and Interfacial Tension Behavior in A System of Petroleum Sulfonate, Nonane, Isopropanol, and Brine using a Quaternary Diagram.M.S. Thesis. University of Kansas: Lawrence, KS.
  • Hopkins, Robert Thomas. 1977. Reservoir Geology of the Captain Creek Limestone, Wilson Creek Oil Field, Ellsworth and Russell Counties, Kansas. M.S. Thesis. University of Kansas: Lawrence, KS.
  • Jarjur, Abdul-Fadi Z. 1977. Computer Simulation of the Forward In Situ Combustion Oil Recovery Process Using a Stream Channel Model. M.S. Thesis. University of Kansas: Lawrence, KS.
  • Okoye, David M. 1977. Interactions Between the Resident Fluids, Berea Cores and Microemulsion in Laboratory Micellar Flooding Experiments. M.S. Thesis. University of Kansas: Lawrence, KS.
  • Ehlig, Christine. 1976. Comparison of Numerical Methods for Solution of the Convection-Diffusion Equation in One and Two Dimensions. M.S. Thesis. University of Kansas: Lawrence, KS.
  • Plocek, G. Neal. 1976. Development and Application of a Computerized Economic Model for Analysis of the Micellar Tertiary Oil Recovery Process in Kansas. M.S. Thesis. University of Kansas: Lawrence, KS.
  • Zornes, David R. 1976. An Experimental Investigation Into the Use of High Pressure Liquid Chromatography for the Determination of Petroleum Sulfonates. M.S. Thesis. University of Kansas: Lawrence, KS.
  • Shetlar, Keith A. 1975. The Development of a Computer Program to Simulate Oil Recovery by the Micellar Slug Process. M.S. Thesis. University of Kansas: Lawrence, KS.
  • Van Dyke, Richard J. 1975. Geology and Depositional Environments of the Reservoir Sandstone, Kincaid Oil Field, Anderson County, Kansas. M.S. Thesis. University of Kansas: Lawrence, KS.
  • Dominguez, Jose 1974. Polymer Retention and Flow Characteristics of Polymer Solution in Porous Media. M.S. Thesis. University of Kansas: Lawrence, KS.
  • Acharya, U. Keshava. 1974. Numerical Modeling of the Effect of Air Compression on the Movement of Water in a Two-Phase Flow Process. M.S. Thesis. University of Kansas: Lawrence, KS.
  • Trompeter, Edward E. 1974. A Sensitivity Analysis Technique Applied to Well Testing. M.S. Thesis. University of Kansas: Lawrence, KS.
  • Harrell, Warren B. Jr. 1972. An Experimental Study of the Catalytic Hydrodesulfurization of a Crude Oil Using Ammonia as a Hydrogen Source. M.S. Thesis. University of Kansas: Lawrence, KS.
  • Khare, Jitendra D. 1971. Test and Application of a Computer Model Describing Unsaturated Ground Water Flow in the Presence of Evapotranspiration. M.S. Thesis. University of Kansas: Lawrence, KS.
  • Nandan, Braj 1971. An Automatic History Matching Prodedure for Use in Mathematical Modeling of Hydrocarbon Reservoirs. M.S. Thesis. University of Kansas: Lawrence, KS.
  • Schorn, Bernard E. 1970. Development and Analysis of a Digital Computer Model of The Land Phase Segment of a Generalized River Basin Hydrology Simulator. M.S. Thesis. University of Kansas: Lawrence, KS.
  • Gandhi, Bharat H. 1969. An Experimental Study of Liquid-Liquid Miscible Displacement in Porous Media with an Emphasis on the Porous Media Packing Technique. M.S. Thesis. University of Kansas: Lawrence, KS.
  • Jithavech, Jan 1968. Measurement of the Local Skin Friction in Turbulent Liquid Flow Through Pipe Using A Cul-De-Sac Technique. M.S. Thesis. University of Kansas: Lawrence, KS.
  • White, James A. 1968. Development of A Modified Pacer Simulation Program for Use in a Chemical Engineering Curriculum. M.S. Thesis. University of Kansas: Lawrence, KS.
  • Bate, Craig C. 1967. The Design and Construction of a Flow Cell for Obtaining Two-Dimensional Data in Studies of Miscible Displacement in Porous Media. M.S. Thesis. University of Kansas: Lawrence, KS.
  • Casebolt, Joseph E. 1967. A Procedure for the Numerical Solution of the Equation Describing Three-Dimensional Unsteady-State Flow in Gas Reservoirs. M.S. Thesis. University of Kansas: Lawrence, KS.
  • Gauthier, Gregory J. 1967. Parameter Optimization in a Mathematical Model for Mass Transfer in Two-Phase Flow. M.S. Thesis. University of Kansas: Lawrence, KS.
  • Srinivasan, 1966. A Study of the Catalytic Dehydrocyclization of n-Butylbenzene With and Without Added Sulfur Dioxide on a Fixed Bed of Activated Carbon Catalyst. M.S. Thesis. University of Kansas: Lawrence, KS.
  • Gioia, Francesco 1962. A Study of the Effect of Internal and External Diffusion for the Hydrogenation of Ethylene on a Porous Ni-Supported Catalyst. M.S. Thesis. University of Kansas: Lawrence, KS.

M.E.

  • Hunt, James A. 1981. Polyacrylamide Polymer flow through Carbonate-Rocks for Enhanced Oil Recovery: An Experimental Study of Polymer-Brine Stability, Resistance Factor, and Related Geologic Characteristics. M.E. Thesis. University of Kansas: Lawrence, KS.

M.A.

  • Aldenderfer, William D. 1965. The Use of Statistical Communication Theory to Characterize Porous Media. M.A. Thesis. University of Kansas: Lawrence, KS.

D.E.

  • Dona, Carol L. 1993. An Experimental Study of the Uptake and Gelation Reactions of CR(III) Olgimers with Polyacrylamide. D.E. Thesis. University of Kansas: Lawrence, KS.
  • Kritikos, Wm. P. 1980. Engineering-Management Report on the Application, Design and Installation of a Mini-Computer System for Data Management and Experimental Control in an Enhanced Oil Recovery Laboratory. D.E. Thesis. University of Kansas: Lawrence, KS.