Manojkumar Gudala

Postdoctoral Fellows

Post-Doctoral Fellow

Research Interest

Currently working on the extraction of heat energy from geothermal reservoirs, CO2 storage and utilization, Hydrogen Storage, Machine and Deep Learning application to flow through Porous media.

Selected Publications

  • Heavy oil-water dispersed flows in horizontal pipelines using bio-additives with energy analysis: experimental and numerical investigations
    Gudala, M.,
    T.K. Naiya, and S K Govindarajan,
    Journal of Petroleum Science and Engineering, 211:110142 (2022).
  • Numerical investigations on a geothermal reservoir using fully coupled thermo-hydro-geomechanics with integrated rsm-machine learning and arima models,
    Gudala, M.
    , and S K Govindarajan
    Geothermics, 96, 102174. (2021)
  • Numerical investigations on two-phase fluid flow in a fractured porous medium fully coupled with geomechanics
    Gudala, M.
    , and S K Govindarajan
    Journal of Petroleum Science and Engineering, 199: 108328 (2021).
  • Remediation of heavy oil transportation problems via pipelines using biodegradable additives: an experimental and artificial intelligence approach
    Gudala, M.,
    T.K. Naiya, and S K Govindarajan,
    SPE Journal 26: 1050-1071, (2020)
  • Numerical modelling of coupled single-phase fluid flow and geo-mechanics in a fractured porous media
    Gudala, M.
    , and S K Govindarajan,
    Journal of Petroleum Science and Engineering, 191:107215(2020).
  • Numerical modeling of coupled fluid flow and geo-mechanical stresses in a petroleum reservoir
    Gudala, M.,
    and S K Govindarajan,
    ASME-Journal of Energy Resource Technology, 142 (6):063006 (12 pages). (2020)

Education

  • Ph. D., Petroleum Engineering, IIT(ISM), Dhanbad, Jharkhand, India, 2019
  • M. Tech, Petroleum Engineering, IIT(ISM), Dhanbad, Jharkhand, India, 2013
  • B.E, Mechanical Engineering, Osmania University, Hyderabad, Telangana, India, 2011

Professional Profile

  • 2019-2022: Institute Postdoctoral Fellow, IIT Madras, Chennai, Tamil Nadu, India

Scientific and Professional Membership

Society of Petroleum Engineers (SPE)

KAUST Affiliations

  • Ali I. Al-Naimi Petroleum Engineering Research Center (ANPERC)
  • Physical Science and Engineering Division (PSE)