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Research interests

Mathematical modelling of flow in porous media, in particular three-phase flow in the context of groundwater contamination and enhanced hydrocarbon recovery processes: Pore-scale modelling of multi-phase flow: intra-pore phenomena, pore-network models Multi-scale modelling of porous media, upscaling of multi-phase flow properties from pore-to-continuum-scale Applications: Carbonate Reservoirs, Water-Alternating-Gas injection (WAG)


1992 – Ir.: (MSc) degree Technical Mathematics, Delft University of Technology, The Netherlands 1997: PhD degree Wageningen Agricultural University, The Netherlands 1997-1998: Centre for Mathematics and Computer Sciences (CWI), Amsterdam: Research assistant for NOBIS (Netherlands research programme for biotechnological in-situ remediation) 1998: Heriot-Watt University, Department of Petroleum Engineering, Edinburgh: Research Associate - Research fellow – Lecturer since 2007 Member of AGU, EAGE, SIAM (Geosciences), Interpore

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Research Output 1996 2017

Pore Network Extraction for Fractured Porous Media

Jiang, Z., Van Dijke, M. I. J., Geiger, S., Ma, J., Couples, G. D. & Li, X. Sep 2017 In : Advances in Water Resources. 107, p. 280-289 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

single-phase flow
fracture aperture
multiphase flow
two phase flow

Pore-scale modelling of wettability alteration during primary drainage

Kallel, W., Van Dijke, M. I. J., Sorbie, K. S. & Wood, R. 7 Feb 2017 In : Water Resources Research.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access

Constitutive Relations for Reactive Transport Modeling: Effects of Chemical Reactions on Multi-Phase Flow Properties

Zhang, S., Liu, H-H., Geiger, S., Van Dijke, M. I. J. & Agar, S. M. Sep 2016 In : Transport in Porous Media. 114, 3, p. 795–814 20 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
Multiphase flow
Pore size
reactive transport

Fracture-matrix interactions during immiscible three-phase flow

Elfeel, M. A., Al-Dhahli, A. R. S., Geiger, S. & Van Dijke, M. I. J. Jul 2016 In : Journal of Petroleum Science and Engineering. 143, p. 171–186 16 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
three phase flow
dual porosity
Open Access