Ramanan Krishnamoorti

Ramanan Krishnamoorti

Professor of Chemical & Biomolecular Engineering, Professor of Petroleum Engineering


ramanan [at] uh.edu



Engineering Expertise: 

Modeling: Molecular, Coarse Grained, Brownian and Lattice-Boltzmann Simulations, Equation of State Modeling.

Materials: Multicomponent Polymers, Polymer Nanocomposites, Ceramic Nanocomposites, Filled Polymers, Smart Materials, Advanced Elastomers and Advanced Fibers.

Fluids & Thermodynamics: Flow in Porous Media, Nanoparticle Transport, Polymer Nanohybrids for EOR, Thermodynamic Properties of Fluids, Advanced Drilling Fluids, Rheological Properties.

Subsea Engineering Experience: 

Advanced Materials in 

  • Elastomers and Elastomer Nanocomposites for Blowout Preventers
  • Piezoelectric Sensors for Cement Monitoring
  • High Temperature High Performance Conductive Polymer Fibers
  • High Performance Umbilicals

Application of Fluids based on

  • Drilling Muds with Improved Rheological Properties
  • High Performance Nanoscale Proppants
  • Polymer Nanohybrids for EOR Applications
  • Equation of State Properties & Thermodynamic Modeling
  • Dispersant Technologies