Associate Professor, Department of Petroleum Engineering
Curtin University of Technology, Australia
Vamegh is an Associate Professor at the Department of Petroleum Engineering. He is a Chartered Professional Engineer (CPEng) and is a registered engineer with the National Professional Engineers Register (NPER) of Australia. After completing his PhD in 2002 from Imperial College, London, Vamegh was an Assistant Professor in the Department of Petroleum Engineering in Iran. In 2006 Vamegh joined the Department of Petroleum Engineering at Curtin University to add support to the delivery of the Departments Master of Petroleum Well Engineering degree, and to carry out research in his specialist area of wellbore stability, sanding, hydraulic fracturing, etc. He established the Curtin Petroleum Geomechanics Group (CPGG) with currently 6 PhD students and number of Master students being supervised by him. CPGG has completed number of successful research and consulting projects. Vamegh has also been a consulting engineer on various Geomechanics related projects with Schlumbergers Data and Consulting Services (DCS) in Perth.
Petroleum Geomechanics, Hydraulic fracturing, Fracture characterisation, Fractured reservoir, Geostatistics, Numerical simulations