Faculty

Ramanan Krishnamoorti
Ramanan Krishnamoorti
Professor of Chemical & Biomolecular Engineering, Professor of Petroleum Engineering
Email ramanan [at] uh.edu
Phone 713-743-4307
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