Sherifa Cudjoe

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


Sherifa Cudjoe is pursuing her PhD degree in Petroleum Engineering and concurrently serves as a graduate research assistant in Dr. Barati’s Unconventional Resources Lab. She served as a graduate teaching assistant for the senior design class (petroleum engineering) in spring 2016 for which she was awarded the outstanding graduate teaching assistant by the department. Her first year of graduate research focused on developing a comprehensive workflow to characterize unconventional shale oil/gas reservoirs. She is currently working on pore-scale characterization of kerogen in organic-rich shales utilizing electron microscopy and lattice Boltzmann method. Sherifa received a B.S. in petroleum engineering from Kwame Nkrumah University of Science & Technology in Ghana and an M.S. in petroleum engineering at the New Mexico Institute of Mining & Technology. Outside of school, Sherifa enjoys martial arts including krav maga and boxing.​


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