Zuleima Karpyn

Affiliate Researcher
Titles and Affiliations
Associate Dean for Graduate Education and Research; Professor, John and Willie Leone Department of Energy & Mineral Engineering (EME)
Quentin E. and Louise L. Wood University Endowed Fellow of Petroleum and Natural Gas Engineering, John and Willie Leone Department of Energy & Mineral Engineering (EME)

Research Summary

Research interests include multi-phase flow in porous media, capillary-driven flow, unconventional reservoirs, solid/liquid interfaces and wettability, and X-ray computed tomography and image processing techniques.

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Recent Publications

Experimental study of gas/liquid diffusion in porous rocks and bulk fluids to investigate the effect of rock-matrix hindrance

Lou, X., Chakraborty, N., Karpyn, Z. T., Ayala, L. F., Nagarajan, N. & Wijaya, Z., Jun 2021, In: SPE Journal. 26, 3, p. 1174-1188 15 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticlepeer-review

Predictive modeling of relative permeability using a generalized equation of state

Purswani, P., Johns, R. T., Karpyn, Z. T. & Blunt, M., Feb 2021, In: SPE Journal. 26, 1, p. 191-205 15 p.

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Experimental and numerical study of gas diffusion and sorption kinetics in ultratight rocks

Zhang, M., Chakraborty, N., Karpyn, Z. T., Emami-Meybodi, H. & Ayala, L. F., Feb 15 2021, In: Fuel. 286, 119300.

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Dual Compressibility Characteristics of Lignite, Subbituminous, and High-Volatile Bituminous Coals: A New Insight into Permeability

Zhou, S., Liu, D., Karpyn, Z. T., Cai, Y. & Yao, Y., Jan 2021, In: Transport in Porous Media. 136, 1, p. 295-317 23 p.

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Experimental evidence of gas densification and enhanced storage in nanoporous shales

Chakraborty, N., Karpyn, Z., Liu, S., Yoon, H. & Dewers, T., Apr 2020, In: Journal of Natural Gas Science and Engineering. 76, 103120.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticlepeer-review

Evaluation of image segmentation techniques for image-based rock property estimation

Purswani, P., Karpyn, Z. T., Enab, K., Xue, Y. & Huang, X., Dec 2020, In: Journal of Petroleum Science and Engineering. 195, 107890.

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On the development of a relative permeability equation of state

Purswani, P., Tawfik, M. S., Karpyn, Z. T. & Johns, R. T., Apr 1 2020, In: Computational Geosciences. 24, 2, p. 807-818 12 p.

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