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Students

PhD candidates

Yousuf Abdulwahhab

Investigations of corrosion resistant alloys in CO2 containing environment at high pressure and temperature

Supervisor: A/Prof Ahmed Barifcani

Co-Supervisors: Dr Kod Pojtanabuntoeng , Dr Moses Tade

Ammar Ahmed

Scale inhibition in MEG facilities

Supervisor: A/Prof Ahmed Barifcani

Co-Supervisors: Prof Rolf Gubner, A/Prof Stefan Iglauer, Dr Moses Tade

Mohammed Albahri

Mechanisms of MIC in oil production facilities: applying micro-computed tomography to study biofilm corrosion

Supervisors: Assoc. Prof. Ahmed Barifcani, Dr. Laura Machuca Suarez, Dr. Stefan Iglauer

Shakhawan Beebany

Investigation into structure of oilfield corrosion inhibitors adsorbed onto the surface of mild steel

Supervisor: Dr Thomas Becker

Co-Supervisor: Dr Katerina Lepkova

Deepak Diwedi

Investigating the mechanism of corrosion inhibition

Supervisor: Dr Katerina Lepkova

Co-Supervisor: Dr Thomas Becker

Larissa Halicki

Application of biomolecular technologies to study microbiologically influenced corrosion (MIC) and its inhibition (PhD project)

Supervisors: Dr. Laura Machuca Suarez, Assoc. Prof. Elizabeth Watkin

Giles Harrison

Cathodic protection applications in mining

Supervisor: Dr Katerina Lepkova

Co-Supervisor: Dr Chi Phan

Yang Hou

Application of electrochemical noise to study MIC and under-deposit corrosion process

Supervisors: Dr. Chris Aldrich, Dr. Katerina Lepkova, Dr. Laura Machuca Suarez

Mayeedul Islam

Top of line corrosion in presence of MEG

Supervisor: Prof Rolf Gubner

Co-Supervisor: Dr Kod Pojtanabuntoeng

Greg O'Connor

Electrochemical Aspects of Copper and Gold Leaching from Sulfide Ores

Supervisor: Prof Jacques Eksteen

Co-Supervisors: Dr Katerina Lepkova, Dr Elsayed Oraby

Edith Odeigah

Investigating changes in MEG chemistry in the MEG Bench top regeneration/reclaimer facility

Supervisor: Prof Rolf Gubner

Co-Supervisor: Dr Moses Tade

Samer Qasim

Operability and optimum control of MEG bench scale distillation plant

Supervisor: A/Prof Ahmed Barifcani

Co-Supervisors: Prof Rolf Gubner, Dr Moses Tade

Erica Rodriguez

Corrosion of carbon steel and its inhibition in the presence of deposits and microorganisms

Supervisors: Dr. Katerina Lepkova, Dr. Laura Machuca Suarez

 

Silvia Sagar

Development of a risk assessment tool to predict MIC in pipelines (Woodside)

Supervisors: Dr. Laura Machuca Suarez, Dr. Katerina Lepkova, Dr. Kod Pojtanabuntoeng

Qi Sheng

Designing of single polymer molecule as gas hydrate and corrosion inhibitors

Supervisor: Prof Rolf Gubner

Co-Supervisor: Colin Wood (CSIRO)

Sami M Zaboon

Efficient recovery of MEG by distillation in natural gas processes

Supervisor: A/Prof Ahmed Barifcani

Co-Supervisors: Prof Rolf Gubner, Dr Moses Tade

MSc candidate

David Barrera

Microbiologically-influence corrosion (MIC) in MEG/seawater mixtures during the wet parking of subsea pipelines

Supervisors: Dr. Laura Machuca Suarez, Dr. Kod Pojtanabuntoeng

Honours student

Benjamin Tuck

The role of microbial communities in the corrosion of carbon steel in deep waters

Supervisors: Dr. Laura Machuca Suarez, Assoc. Prof. Elizabeth Watkin