Workshop on Porous Media
October 19-21, 2014
The Workshop is focused on mathematical modeling and computational problems of porous media such as fluid and heat transport, reaction and phase transition phenomena, geomechanics, etc. It is aimed as a forum for sharing ideas among researches working on mathematical, physical, chemical and engineering aspects of porous media.

Organizing Committee:
Aparecido J. de Souza - Universidade Federal de Campina Grande
Dan Marchesin - IMPA, Rio de Janeiro
Alexei A. Mailybaev - IMPA, Rio de Janeiro


Session chair: Hans Bruining
On the scale dependency of nonequilibrium flow and contaminant transport processes
MARTINUS TH. VAN GENUCHTEN (UFRJ, Rio de Janeiro) - download

Hysteretic enhancement of carbon dioxide trapping in deep aquifers
FREDERICO FURTADO (University of Wyoming, USA) - download

Session chair: Adolfo P. Pires
Combustion for enhanced recovery of light oil at medium pressures
NEGAR K. GARGAR (TU Delft, The Netherlands) - download

Recovering porous density distribution of activated carbon samples
AMAURY C. ALVAREZ (Oceanology Institute, C. Habana, Cuba) - download

A spectral decomposition strategy for decoupling an integro-differential model of expansive porous media
SAULO P. OLIVEIRA (Universidade Federal do Paraná, Curitiba) - download


Session chair: Frederico Furtado
Coupled hydro-geomechanical computational models of pre-salt reservoirs
MARCIO A. MURAD (LNCC, Petrópolis) - download

Geochemical modeling of water flooding oil in calcite reservoirs at high carbon dioxide pressure
HANS BRUINING (TU Delft, The Netherlands) - download

Session chair: Grigori Chapiro
Wave sequences for solid fuel adiabatic in-situ combustion in porous media
APARECIDO J. DE SOUZA (Universidade Federal de Campina Grande) - download

Combustion fronts in a porous medium with two parallel layers
JESUS CARLOS DA MOTA (Universidade Federal de Goiás) - download

Unusual thermal effects in Riemann solutions for two-phase flow in porous media
JULIO DANIEL SILVA (University of Calgary, Canada) - download

Session chair: Dan Marchesin
Front tracking for petroleum reservoirs: nonlinearity vs. dispersion and the role of heterogeneity and scaleup
JAMES GLIMM (Stony Brook University, USA) - download

Recent developments in the approximation of high-contrast flow problems
JUAN GALVIS (Universidad Nacional de Colombia) - download

Using a partially-linear Koval’s type model to study the flow of supercritical CO2, water and oil in porous media: pressure-driven and buoyancy-driven flows
PANTERS RODRÍGUEZ-BERMÚDEZ (Universidade Federal Fluminense) - download

Session Chair: Fabio P. dos Santos
Predictive modeling of subsurface flows
FELIPE PEREIRA (The University of Texas at Dallas, USA) - download

Numerical simulation of reservoir-wellbore coupled flow
ADOLFO P. PIRES (Universidade Estadual do Norte Fluminense) - download

Computational methods for simulation of porous media transport phenomena
EDUARDO ABREU (IMECC/UNICAMP, Campinas) - download



Session chair: Juan Galvis
Advances in mathematical modeling of turbulent transport in porous media
MARCELO J.S. DE LEMOS (ITA, São José dos Campos) - download

The Mathematical Theory of Three-Phase Porous Medium Flow
BRADLEY PLOHR (Los Alamos National Laboratory, USA) - download


Session chair: Max Kokubun
Investigation for the recovery of medium-heavy oil by gas injection
PACELLI L.J. ZITHA (TU Delft, The Netherlands) - download

Air injection rate effects in light oil recovery
FABIO PEREIRA DOS SANTOS (IMPA, Rio de Janeiro) - download

Session chair: Amaury C. Alvarez
On porous media flows for three components and two phases
VITOR M.M. MATOS (Universidade do Porto, Portugal) - download

Incorporating topography into soil hydraulic parameter scaling algorithms
RAGHAVENDRA B. JANA (King Abdullah University of Science and Technology, KSA) - download

How to predict soil water holding capacity using physically based equations?
WENCESLAU TEIXEIRA (Embrapa Solos, Rio de Janeiro) - download

Singularity in the combustion wave profile for porous media with liquid fuels
ALEXEI A. MAILYBAEV (IMPA, Rio de Janeiro) - download


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