Nijat Hakimov

Graduate Student
PhD in Chemical and Petroleum Engineering- Petroleum focus (In Progress)
Primary office:
1434 LEEP2


I received my Bachelor degree with Distinction in Petroleum Engineering from Azerbaijan State Oil Academy in 2009. After graduation, I joined BP Azerbaijan and later SOCAR and worked as Petroleum and Reservoir Engineer for more than 2 years. After very useful work experience, I felt highly motivated to do research and decided to pursue PhD. I currently work as Graduate Teaching Assistant for Prof. Willhite and Dr. Johnson in Petroleum Engineering Laboratory I. In my free time, I enjoy playing soccer, hiking and some other outdoor activities.​


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Monday, October 9th

At the SPE Annual Conference in San Antonio, Texas, we will be hosting an Alumni Function

5:30 - 7:30pm at the Grand Hyatt in the Seguin B room on the 4th floor (FLYER)

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At the AIChE Annual Conference in Minneapolis, Minnesota, we will be hosting a Hospitality Suite

7:30 - 9:30pm at the Hilton in the Duluth room on the 3rd fllor (FLYER

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