Pennsylvania State University
Dr. Arash Dahi Taleghani is a tenured associate professor of petroleum engineering at Pennsylvania State University. Before joining Penn State, he was an associate professor of Petroleum Engineering at Louisiana State University. He earned a B.S. and M.S. in civil engineering from Sharif University of Technology and his Ph.D. in petroleum engineering from the University of Texas at Austin. He has about 12 years combined experience in applied engineering, research and in academia and is a registered professional engineer. Dr. Dahi Taleghani is the associate editor of ASME journal of Energy Resources and Technology and has numerous publications and four patent applications in the field of drilling and completion. In 2014, he received the Distinguished Achievement Award for Petroleum Engineering Faculty from the Society of Petroleum Engineering (SPE). He has also received SPE Eastern North America Regional Completion Optimization and Technology in 2017. He is currently conducting research in wellbore integrity, new cementing materials, reservoir geomechanics, and hydraulic fracturing.
Session 7: Smart Expandable Fiber Additive to Improve Zonal Isolation in Geothermal Wells