Students

Doctoral Dissertations

 

1. Demetris Photiou (Nationality: Greek-Cypriot)

Title:Computational Modelling of Nano-Indentation on Emerging materials: Auxetics, hard thin films and cohesive-frictional solids”.

Role:Co-supervision with Prof Constantinides, Department of Mechanical Engineering -CUT

Status: Co-supervision,

Graduated: June 2019.

2. Mr. Panos Kakonitis (Nationality: Greek-Cypriot)

Title:A Novel Model for Predicting Sand Production from Oil and Gas Reservoirs”. 

Under Scholarship from the Ministry of Energy, Commerce, Industry and Tourism (30.000 Euro).

Role: Main Advisor

Status: Started September 2022

3.Mrs. Ioustina Ramsis (Nationality: Greek-Egyptian)

Title:“The Use of Cyprus Bentonites as Low Density Solids in Environmental Drilling Fluids”.  

Under Scholarship from the Ministry of Energy, Commerce, Industry and Tourism (30.000 Euro).

Role: Main Advisor

Status: Started September 2022

Master of Sciences

 

1.Benson Chizubem (Nationality: Nigerian)

Title:Finite Element Analysis of the Stress Field around Deep Wellbores for Fracture Onset Prediction”.

Status: Advisor,

Graduated: November 2016.

 

2. Yasir Shahzad (Nationality: Iranian)

Title:The Influence of Proppants in Hydraulic Fracture Design For Optimum Production From Unconventional Horizontal Gas Wells Using A Classical Field Simulator”.

Status: Advisor,

Graduated: September 2017.

 

3. Aladeyelu Abdullahi Shola (Nationality: Nigerian)

Title:The Influence of Diffusion in Wellbore Strengthening: A Rock Mechanics Approach”.

Status: Advisor

Graduated: February 2018.

 

4. Vincent Okoampah-Apau (Nationality: Nigerian)

Title:Poroelastic Stress Analysis For Wellbore Stability With the Finite Element Method”.

Status: Advisor,

Graduated: March 2018.

 

5. Anna Solomou (Nationality: Greek-Cypriot)

Title:Experimental and Numerical Investigation of Sorptivity and Drying Characteristics of Rocks”.

Status: Co-advisor with UCY.

Graduated: January 2019.

 

6. Georgina Apostolidou (Nationality: Greek-Cypriot)

Title:Theoretical and Experimental Investigation of the Influence of Capillary Pressure in Fluid Flow in Porous Media During Imbibition and Desaturation”.

Under Scholarship from the Ministry of Energy, Commerce, Industry and Tourism (20.000 Euro).

Status: Advisor,

Graduated: March 2020.

 

7. Ahmad Muazu (Nationality: Nigerian)

Title:Constraining the In-Situ Stresses in the Offshore Benin Basin With Finite Elements”.

Status: Advisor

Graduated: June 2020.

 

8. Murtala Namakka (Nationality: Nigerian)

Title:A Computational Study of Hollow Cylinder Tests on Weak Unconsolidated Sandstones for Sand Production Prediction”.

Status: Advisor,

Graduated: June 2020.

 

9. Sofronis Severis (Nationality: Greek-Cypriot)

Title:A Computational Methodology for Constructing the Synthetic Wetting Capillary Curve of Rocks”.

Under Scholarship from the Ministry of Energy, Commerce, Industry and Tourism (20.000 Euro).

Status: Advisor

Graduated: June 2020.

 

10. Mr. Peleg Kuflig (Nationality: Israeli)  

Title:Fracture Toughness Analysis Around a Crack Tip: A Rock Mechanics Approach”.

Role/Status: Main Advisor-UNIC,

Graduated: June 2020.

 

11. Theodoros Cheimonas (Nationality: Greek-Cypriot)

Title: Modeling Formation Stability after Hydraulic Fracturing in Weak Reservoirs”.

Under Scholarship from the Ministry of Energy, Commerce, Industry and Tourism (20.000 Euro).

Status: Advisor

Graduated: January 2021

 

12. Alexandros Alexiou (Nationality: Greek)

Title:Numerical Analysis of Poroelastoplastic effects in Wellbore Stability with the Finite Element Method”.

Status: Advisor,

Graduated: January 2021.

 

13. Mr. Prokopis Alexandrou (Nationality: Greek-Cypriot)  

Title:Modelling CO2-Induced Uplift of Caprocks for the Various Flow Regimes in the CO2 Sequestration Problem”.

Role/Status: Main Advisor-UNIC

Graduated: January 2023.

 

14. Mr. Dimitris Karayiannis (Nationality: Greek)  

Title:“Optimum Perforation Design of North Sea Well With PipeSim””.

Role/Status: Main Advisor-AuTH,
Graduated: October 2023.

 

15. Mrs. Evangelia Tzoumani (Nationality: Greek)   

Title:Heave Analysis Caused from CO2 Injection in geologic formations”.

Role/Status: Main Advisor-AuTH

Graduation Estimation: June 2024.

 

16. Mr. Stelios Papadimitriou (Nationality: Greek)   

Title:Optimum Perforation Design of North Sea Well With PipeSim”.

Role/Status: Main Advisor-AuTH

Graduation Estimation: June 2024.

 

17. Mr. Alexandros Papadjanis (Nationality: Greek)

Title: “Dynamic v.s Static Thermal Aging of Water Based Drilling Fluids for Geothermal Wells”.

Role/Status: Main Advisor-AuTH

Graduation Estimation: September 2024.

Bachelor of Sciences

 

1. Miss Marianna Stavrinides (Civil Engineering)

Title: “An Experimental Analysis of Sorptivity in Natural Building Sedimentary Rocks”.

Role/Status: Main Advisor-UNIC,

Graduated: February 2018.

 

2. Mr. Phanourios Theodotou (Civil Engineering)

Title:Finite Element Modelling of Water Transport in Natural Building Stones”.

Role/Status: Main Advisor-UNIC,

Graduated: January 2019.

 

3. Mr. Samson Balde (Civil Engineering)

Title:The Comparison of Various Methods of Calculating The Pile Capacity”.

Role/Status: Main Advisor-UNIC,

Graduated: May 2019.

 

4. Mrs. Marwa Manwar (Civil Engineering)

Title:The Effect of Seismic Soil-Structure Interaction on the Response of a Building”.

Role/Status: Main Advisor-UNIC,

Graduated: January 2020.