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Ph.d. defense Jacquelin Elizabeth Cobos Mora

Jacquelin Elizabeth Cobos Mora, Department of Chemistry and Bioscience will defend her thesis on: “Microcalorimetric Evaluation of Wettability Alteration and Geothermal Brine Reinjection".


29.01.2021 kl. 13.00 - 16.00



"Microcalorimetric Evaluation of Wettability Alteration and Geothermal Brine Reinjection"


The mechanisms by which an injection fluid alters physically and chemically a rock are not well known and therefore fluid-rock and fluid-fluid interactions are getting more attention nowadays. Those interactions play a significant role in enhanced oil recovery and also throughout water injection into the geothermal reservoirs. This PhD study shows that microcalorimetry could be used to get an improved understanding of such complex interactions in different types of rock materials (carbonates and sandstones) and fluids (highly saline brines, diluted brines and crude oil), which has not been provided sufficiently in the existing literature.


  • Professor Erik Gydesen Søgaard, Department of Chemistry and Bioscience, Aalborg University


  • Saqib Toor, Department of Energy Technology, AAU

  • Vural Sander Suicmez, Middle East Operations at QRI, USA

  • Antje van der Net, Department of Geoscience and Petroleum, Norway

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Department of Chemistry and Bioscience, AAU, Section of Chemistry


Online ph.d. defense (MS Teams)