Peyman Pourafshary

School of Mining and Geosciences
Associate professor

Associate Professor

Petroleum Engineering, School of Mining and Geosciences, Nazarbayev University


Previous to SMG:

  • Sultan Qaboos University, Department of Petroleum and Chemical Engineering, Oman, 2013-2017
  • Tehran University, Institute of Petroleum Engineering, Iran, 2007 – 2013

Industrial Experience:

  • Principle investigator of several research projects joint with industries


  • Petroleum Engineering, 2007, The University of Texas at Austin, USA
  • Mechanical Engineering, 2002, Sharif University of Technology, Iran
  • Mechanical Engineering, 2000, Sharif University of Technology, Iran

Academic Activities:

  • Undergraduate Courses
  • Reservoir Engineering
  • Production Engineering and Stimulation
  • Fluid Flow in Porous Media
  • Introduction to Enhanced Oil Recovery
  • Heat Transfer
  • Graduate Courses
  • Transport Processes in Porous Media
  • Advanced Reservoir Engineering
  • Enhanced Oil Recovery Methods
  • Advanced Production Engineering
  • Completion and Well Stimulation
  • Production Enhancement

Expertise and Research Interests

  • Production Engineering and Production Optimization
  • Well Stimulation
  • Formation Damage
  • Experimental Studies and Modeling of Reservoir Performance and Enhanced Oil Recovery