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MINH C. NGUYEN
Carbon Storage | Geohydrology | Toastmasters
minh.ku06@gmail.com | 720-209-1997

EDUCATION

Ph.D. Geology, University of Wyoming, Expected 2019
M.S. Petroleum Engineering, University of Kansas, 2014
B.S. Petroleum Geology, Vietnam National University, 2010
Certifications:
Toastmasters Competent Communicator, 2017
Schlumberger Reservoir Engineering & Simulation School, 2010
Software: Petrel, Eclipse®, Matlab, ArcGIS, and MS Office

EXPERIENCE

Research Intern, Los Alamos National Laboratory, 2016 – Present
Graduate Assistant, University of Wyoming, 2015 – Present
Research Intern, Kansas Geological Survey, 2014 – 2015
Graduate Assistant, University of Kansas, 2012 – 2014
Reservoir Engineer, Schlumberger, 2010 – 2012
Geoscience Intern, ConocoPhillips, Summer 2009
Teaching Assistant, CitySmart, Summer 2008

PUBLICATIONS

In Preparation & Review

Nguyen, M.C., Zhang, Y., and Stauffer, P.H. (2017) A Geostatistical Study in Support of CO2 Storage in Deep Saline Aquifers of the Shenhua CCS Project, Geomechanics and Geophysics for Geo-Energy and Geo-Resources, Springer, in preparation

Accepted & Published

Nguyen, M.C., Zhang, Y., Li, J., Li, X., Bai, B., Wu, H., Wei, N., and Stauffer, P.H. (2017) A Geostatistical Study in Support of CO2 Storage in Deep Saline Aquifers at the Shenhua Site, Ordos Basin, Energy Procedia, accepted for publication

Nguyen, M.C., Li, J., Li, X., Zhang, Y., and Stauffer, P.H. (2016) Geological Modeling and Reservoir Simulation supporting CO2 storage in a Deep Saline Formation, Shengbei Injection Site, Ordos Basin, China, 16th LANL Annual Student Symposium, Los Alamos, NM

Nguyen, M.C., Li, J., Li, X., Zhang, Y., and Stauffer, P.H. (2016) Geological Modeling and Reservoir Simulation supporting CO2 storage in a Deep Saline Formation, Shengbei Injection Site, Ordos Basin, China, 15th Annual Carbon Capture, Utilization & Storage Conference, Tysons Corner, VA, DOI: 10.13140/RG.2.2.34973.31204

Jiao, J., Nguyen, M.C., Zhang, Y., and others (2015) Integrated Modeling of Groundwater Surface Water Interaction in Snowy Range, Wyoming, WyCEHG Round Up, Laramie, WY

Bidgoli, T.S., Watney, W.L., Gerlach, P.M., and Nguyen, M.C. (2014) Episodic Reactivation of Critically-stressed Basement Faults in Southern Kansas: Implications for Wastewater Disposal and Long-term Storage of CO2, GSA Annual Meeting, San Fransico, CA

Nguyen, M.C., Tsau, J.S., Goldstein, R.H., and Franseen, E.K. (2014) A Reservoir-Analog Study of Scale Up Processes for Facies Distributions and Connected Volumes, KICC Annual Meeting, Lawrence, KS

Birdie, T., Watney, L., Gerlach, P., Killion, M., Holubnyak, E., Raney, J., Bidgoli, T., Williams, G., Nguyen, M.C., and Wilson, B. (2014) Impacts of carbon dioxide storage in the saline Arbuckle aquifer on freshwater aquifers in Kansas, 59th Annual Midwest Ground Water Conference

Fazelalavi, M., Watney, W.L., Doveton, J., Rush, J., Fazelalavi, M.F., and Nguyen, M.C. (2014) Determination of Capillary Pressure Curves in the Mississippian Limestone, KICC Annual Meeting, Lawrence, KS

Tsau, J.S., Nguyen, M.C., Franseen, E.K., Goldstein, R.H., Benson, G., Ballard, M., and Liang, J.T. (2012) La Molata Model Simulation – Impact of Heterogeneous Carbonates on Flow Behavior and Oil Production, (FC)2 Annual Meeting, Houston, TX

AWARDS & HONORS

McMurry Fellowship in Energy Research, 2017-2018
Leon Borgman Student Excellence Scholarship, 2016-2017
University of Wyoming Academic Affairs Scholarship, 2016
Albert E. Bradbury Geology & Geophysics Fellowship, 2016
Chevron Conference Scholarship, 2016
3rd Place Speech Evaluation Toastmasters Area Contest, 2016
1st Place Laramie Morning Toastmasters Speech Contest, 2016
Schlumberger Rewards of Excellence, 2011, 2012
2nd Place Geology Pangaea University Team Competition, 2009
Society of Petroleum Engineers Scholarship, 2008

SERVICE & OUTREACH

Many Hats, Toastmasters International, 2014 – Present
VP & President, SPE Young Professionals, 2009 – 2012
Volunteer & Student Leader, Sozo Center, 2006 – 2008

ORGANIZATIONS

Toastmasters International
Society of Petroleum Engineers (SPE)