Joel Tetteh

Graduate Student
PhD in Chemical and Petroleum Engineering- Petroleum Focus (In Progress)
Primary office:
4160 Learned Hall


Summary

Joel Tetteh received his Bachelor’s from Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology and his Master’s from University of Utah all in Petroleum Engineering. He is currently a PhD student at KU Chemical and Petroleum Engineering Department working with Dr. Reza Barati on investigating the mechanism of Low Salinity in carbonate reservoirs. During his masters research, he developed a geomechanical model using Abaqus to study the effects of water hammer on near wellbore stresses. His love for research is what motivated him to pursue PhD studies at KU. He is currently interested in Geomechanical and Geochemical coupled fluid flow modelling, Low salinity waterflooding and Oilfield Chemistry. Joel has future plans of working in academia as a research professor. He enjoys watching soccer and movies during his free time. 

Education

BSc Petroleum Engineering
Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology, Ghana. 2014

MS Petroleum Engineering
The University of Utah, 2016

Selected Publications

Joel Teye Tetteh, “The Cretaceous Play of Tano Basin”, International Journal of Applied Science and Technology, vol 6 No 1, 2016, Page 1-10. http://www.ijastnet.com/journals/Vol_6_No_1_February_2016/1.pdf

Philip Asante-Mireku, Kwabena Okyere-Nyako, Joel Teye Tetteh, “Intelligent Well Technology: Incorporation of Smart controls in Injection Wells to Enhance Sweep Efficiency and Maximize Oil Recovery”, International Journal of Innovative Research in Science, Engineering and Technology, Vol. 5, Issue 4, April 2016, pp 6297-6306. http://www.ijirset.com/upload/2016/april/226_INTELLIGENT.pdf


Upcoming Events and Deadlines

Wednesday, April 24th - Gradaute Awards Ceremony | 3:30pm | Ballroom @ The Union and University Scholarly Achievement Awards | 7pm | Beren Conference Center in Slawson Hall

Friday, May 3rd - Paul Willhite's Retirement Celebration | 6-8pm | Beren Petroleum Conference Center

Saturday, May 4th - Annual Departmental Awards Banquet | 5:30 - 8:30pm | KU Memorial Union's Ballroom | RSVP LINK

Saturday, May 18th - School of Engineering Recognition Ceremony | starts at 8am | Allen Fieldhouse

Saturday, May 18th - Doctoral Hooding Ceremony | 7:30pm | Lied Center | LINK

Sunday, May 19th - University Commencement | 10:30am | https://commencement.ku.edu/


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