Miss XANAT ZACARIAS HERNANDEZ

Miss XANAT ZACARIAS HERNANDEZ

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The University of Aberdeen Postgraduate centre, Fraser Noble Building, School of Engineering, University of Aberdeen, AB24 3UE Scotland, UK

Biography

MSc in Oil and Gas Engineering at University of Aberdeen, Scotland UK (Jan 2015- Apr 2016)

Dissertation: Laboratory investigation of naturally-occurring inversions in reservoir wettability during  waterfloods

Supervisor: Dr Yukie Tanino
Supported by The Mexican National Council for Science and Technology (CONACyT)

BEng in Chemical Engineering at National Autonomous University of Mexico (UNAM), Mexico City (2006-2010)

Dissertation: Hydrophilic to lipophilic modification of montmorillonite clays for industrial applications

Supervisor: Prof. Rosa de Jesus Hernandez Alvarez

Research

Research Interests

  • Surface chemistry and physics
  • Subsurface multiphase flows
  • Microfluidics and micromodel fabrication

Current Research

The impact of fracture properties on counter-current imbibition: a microfluidic study

Supervisor: Dr Yukie Tanino
Co-supervisor: Dr David Vega-Maza

Mexican National Council for Science and Technology (CONACyT) PhD studentship 2016-2019 

Research Grants

  • Aberdeen Formation Evaluation Society bursary 2018 (£1k)
  • SCI/RSC Rideal Travel bursary 2018
  • School of Engineering PhD bursary 2018
  • Society of Petrophysicists and Well Log Analysts grant 2017-18 (US$2.5k), 2018-19 (US$2k)
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