Two-phase flow in fractured reservoirs. Students: TBD (PhD candidate). Collaborators: Andy Welch.
Impact of wettability on waterflood oil recovery. Students: Magali Christensen (PhD candidate, 2016); Loli Anggraini (MSc, 2014); Wasiat Ibrahim (MSc candidate, 2014); Joanna Salazar (MSc candidate 2014); Isabela Queiroz Vilasboas (Science Without Borders, 2014).
Oil quality reflected in API gravity, viscosity, sulfur contect affects its nature and producibility.Student: Blessing Akamairo [PhD candidate, 2015; co-supervision with Stephen Bowden (PI)]; Franklin Okoro (MSc candidate, 2014).
PhD opportunities for self-funded students:
Improving predictions of waterflood efficiency through the use of experimental studies, formation evaluation, and geochemical monitoring [details; co-supervision with Stephen Bowden (PI)].
Raindrops, pesticides, and ink: droplet interactions with porous surfaces [details; co-supervision with Peter Hicks (PI)]
Reviewer for Journal of Fluid Mechanics, Water Resources Research, Journal of Hydraulic Engineering, Journal of Hydraulic Research, Aquatic Sciences, Physics of Fluids, Journal of Geophysical Research, Transport in Porous Media, Geofluids, Journal of Soils and Sediments, Environmental Fluid Mechanics, Energy & Fuels, Israel Science Foundation, 6th International Congress on Environmental Modelling and Software
Loli Anggraini (MSc Oil & Gas Engineering candidate) was awarded 2nd prize in the 2013 Energy Institute Aberdeen, Highlands & Islands branch MSc Student Paper Competition for her presentation on "Buckley-Leverett analysis of waterflood oil recovery". The event was hosted by Nexen Petroleum UK Ltd. on 26th Nov. See coverage.
Tanino, Y. & Blunt, MJ. (2013). 'Laboratory investigation of capillary trapping under mixed-wet conditions'. Water Resources Research, vol 49, no. 7, pp. 4311-4319.
Tanino, Y., Moisy, F. & Hulin, J-P (2012). 'Laminar-turbulent cycles in inclined lock-exchange flows'. Physical Review. E, Statistical, Nonlinear and Soft Matter Physics, vol 85, no. 6, 066308.
[Online]DOI: 10.1103/PhysRevE.85.066308 [Online]AURA: e066308.pdf
Tanino, Y. & Blunt, MJ. (2012). 'Capillary trapping in sandstones and carbonates: dependence on pore structure'. Water Resources Research, vol 48, W08525.
Tanino, Y. & Nepf, HM. (2009). 'Laboratory investigation of lateral dispersion within dense arrays of randomly distributed cylinders at transitional Reynolds number'. Physics of Fluids, vol 21, no. 4, 046603.
Tanino, Y. & Nepf, HM. (2008). 'Lateral dispersion in random cylinder arrays at high Reynolds number'. Journal of Fluid Mechanics, vol 600, pp. 339-371.
Tanino, Y. & Nepf, HM. (2008). 'Laboratory investigation of mean drag in a random array of rigid, emergent cylinders'. Journal of Hydraulic Engineering, vol 134, no. 1, pp. 34-41.
Tanino, Y., Nepf, HM. & Kulis, PS. (2005). 'Gravity currents in aquatic canopies'. Water Resources Research, vol 41, no. 12, W12402.
Comments and Debates
Tanino, Y. & Nepf, HM. (2009). 'Closure to "Laboratory Investigation of Mean Drag in a Random Array of Rigid, Emergent Cylinders" by Yukie Tanino and Heidi M. Nepf'. Journal of Hydraulic Engineering, vol 135, no. 8, pp. 693-694.
Chapters in Books, Reports and Conference Proceedings
Entries for Encyclopedias and Dictionaries
Tanino, Y. (2012). 'Water exchange between littoral zone and open lake water'. in L Bengtsson, RW Herschy & RW Fairbridge (eds), Encyclopedia of Lakes and Reservoirs. Springer.
Seon, T., Tanino, Y., Znaien, J., Moisy, F., Hulin, J-P & Salin, D. (2012). 'Buoyancy driven mixing in confined geometries'. in Anales AFA. vol. 23, Buenos-Aires, pp. 43-46, XII Meeting of Fluids and their Applications, Buenos-Aires, Argentina, 5-7 November.
Pentland, CH., Tanino, Y., Iglauer, S. & Blunt, MJ. (2010). 'Capillary Trapping in Water-Wet Sandstones: Coreflooding Experiments and Pore-Network Modeling'. in Proc., ATCE SPE Annual Technical Conference and Exhibition. SPE International, 2010 ATCE SPE Annual Technical Conference and Exhibition, Florence, Italy, 20-22 September.
Tanino, Y. & Nepf, HM. (2009). 'Lateral dispersion in vegetated flows: Reynolds-number dependence at transitional Reynolds numbers'. in Proc., 33rd Congress of the International Association of Hydraulic Engineering & Research. 33rd International Association of Hydraulic Engineering & Research (IAHR) Biennial Congress, Vancouver, Canada, 9-14 August.
Tanino, Y. & Nepf, HM. (2007). 'Experimental investigation of lateral dispersion in aquatic canopies'. in 2007 IAHR Congress Proceedings. IAHR, 32nd Congress of IAHR, Venice, Italy, 1-6 July.
Tanino, Y. (2012). 'Flow and mass transport in vegetated surface waters'. in C Gualteri & DT Mihailovic (eds), Fluid Mechanics of Environmental Interfaces. Taylor & Francis.