M. R. Riazi
AIChE Fellow
Professor and Chair of Chemical Engineering
Kuwait University
Innovative Solutions for Hydrocarbon Technology

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Upcoming Book (1):

The book has 24 chapters and covers all aspects of upstream petroleum technology with emphasis on heavy and unconventional oil and gas as well as economical and environmental issues. More than 20 experts from both academia and industry have contributed to this book. It is expected to be published in late 2015 by ASTM International under Manual 73.

Upcoming Book (2):

The book has 23 chapters and covers all aspects of coal mining, production and processing considering economical and environmental constraints. More than 20 experts from both academia and industry have contributed to this book. It is expected to be published in early 2016 by Taylor and Francis. ISBN: 978-1-48-225217-0


ASTM Webinar

There will be an ASTM Webinar titled: Petroleum Characterization, Processing and Production which highlights ASTM Manuals 50, 58 and 73. It is scheduled for June 9, 2015 at 1:00 pm ET. For free registration and further information please contact:

Suzanne Daulerio
Production Manager
ASTM International
Tel: (+1) 610-832-9616
Email: spagano@astm.org


Thesis Defense Examination

Invited examiner for a PhD thesis at the Department of Chemical Engineering, University of Manchester, United Kingdom on May 29, 2015.


Seminar Presentation

There will be a seminar presentation at Pennsylvania State University on August 31, 2015 and it is related to Heavy Oil Characteristics, Production and Processing.


Conference Presentation

A paper titled "Estimating Flash Point of Petroleum Fuels" will be presented at AIChE Annual Meeting in Salt Lake City, November 8-13, 2015