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Jyotsna Sharma

Assistant Professor

Devon Energy Career Development Professor
Craft & Hawkins Department of Petroleum Engineering
Louisiana State University
3212H Patrick F. Taylor Hall
Baton Rouge, LA 70803
Phone: 225-578-6042 / fax 225-578-6039

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Educational Background

  • PhD in Petroleum Engineering, University of Calgary, 2012
  • BTech in Electrical Engineering (Emphasis in Power), Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) Delhi, 2006

Employment History

  • 2019 - Present, Assistant Professor - Department of Petroleum Engineering, Louisiana State University, Baton Rouge (LA), USA
  • 2013-2018, Heavy Oil Specialist/Reservoir Engineer - Chevron, Bakersfield (CA) and Houston (TX), USA
  • 2012-2013, Reservoir/Simulation Engineer - Chevron Canada, Calgary (AB), Canada
  • 2010, Visiting Scholar - Stanford University, USA
  • 2009, Research Intern - Shell, Calgary (AB), Canada
  • 2006-2007, Field Engineer - Schlumberger, Whitecourt (AB), Canada
  • 2005, Research Intern - Technische Universitat Dresden, Dresden, Germany

Research Interests

  • Enhanced Oil Recovery technologies
  • Data analytics and machine learning applications for improved reservoir management
  • Applications of distributed fiber optics sensing technology for downhole monitoring
    Formation evaluation, well logging, and reservoir characterization
  • Analytical and numerical reservoir modeling and simulation
  • Downhole sensors and gauges