Dr. Ali Reza Edrisi, PhD

Title: Assistant Professor
Department: Petroleum Engineering Technology and Safety Management
Email: alireza.edrisi@nicholls.edu


Ph.D. Louisiana State University, Petroleum Engineering, 2013

M.Sc. University of Tehran, Petroleum Reservoir Engineering, 2007

B.Sc. Petroleum University of Technology, Petroleum Engineering 2003


PSET 121 – Computational Methods

PSET 290 – Special Problems

PSET 371 – Drilling Fluids

PSET 402 – Cooperative Work Experience

PSET 452 – Senior Seminar

PSET 477 – Well Evaluation, Methods, and Procedures


Ali Reza Edrisi, PhD, is an assistant professor at Nicholls State University, Thibodaux, LA in the Petroleum Technology program designed for students currently employed in the Gulf of Mexico petroleum industry. He holds a PhD degree in Petroleum Engineering from Louisiana State University. He received his B.Sc. degree from Petroleum University of Technology, Iran and a M.Sc degree from Tehran University, Iran, all in Petroleum engineering.

Ali’s research interest covers rheology of complex fluids, foam drilling and fracturing, drilling optimization, multiphase flow behavior in pipes of software development including foam drilling and leak detection.

Ali is a professional member of American Association of Drilling Engineers (AADE) and Society of Petroleum Engineers (SPE). He is the first prize winner of student presentation contests at teh GOM Deepwater Technical Symposium, New Orleans, LA (2010 and 2011), and the SPE Americas E&P HSSE Conference, Galveston, TX (2013).


Professional Organizations:

Society of Petroleum Engineers (SPE)

American Association of Drilling Engineers (AADE)