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Oklahoma State University

Prem Bikkina

Dr. Prem BikkinaAssistant Professor

prem.bikkina@okstate.edu

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ACADEMIC BACKGROUND
Postdoctorate, Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory, 2013-2014
Ph.D., Petroleum Engineering, University of Tulsa, 2013

M.Tech., Chemical Engineering, Indian Institute of Technology, Guwahati, 2006

B.Tech., Chemical Engineering, National Institute of Technology, Warangal, 2003

 

MAJOR AREAS OF RESEARCH
Interfacial phenomena relevant to geological sequestration and enhanced oil recovery (EOR)
Macro and microfluidics based EOR using ASP, WAG, CO2, and CO2 foams

 

RECENT PUBLICATIONS AND PATENTS

Prem K. Bikkina (2018), Method for Improving Critical Heat Flux, Provisional Patent (62/746,80), Filing date: October 17, 2018.

Prem K. Bikkina (2018), Method for Dissolved Gas Separation, Provisional Patent (62/734,001), Filing date: September 20, 2018.

Prem Bikkina and Imran Shaik (2018), Interfacial Tension and Contact Angle Data Relevant to Carbon Sequestration. Carbon Capture, Utilization, and Sequestration (ISBN 978-953-51-6280-3), InTech.

Sushobhan Pradhan, Gbeu Kone, Ryan Antle, Clint Aichele, Haifeng Jiang, and Prem Bikkina, Influence of Aspect Ratio and Wettability on Residual Oil Saturations after Waterflooding and Immiscible Gas Flooding: A Microfluidics Based StudyThe 32nd International Symposium of the Society of Core Analysts, Trondheim, Norway, 27-30 August 2018.

Nicholas J. Drenzek, Prem K. Bikkina, Jarred H. Kelsey, Clint P. Aichele, Jeffrey L. White, Supercritical Methane Diffusivity in Porous and Fractured MediaThe 32nd International Symposium of the Society of Core Analysts, Trondheim, Norway, 27-30 August 2018.

Prem K. Bikkina, Ram S. Mohan, Ovadia Shoham, Luis Gomez, Hariprasad J. Subramani, and Gene Kouba (2017), Method and device for determining solid particle surface energyUS 9,645,067, Date of Publication of Granted Patent: May 9, 2017.

Subarna Kole, and Prem K. Bikkina (2017), A Parametric Study on the Application of Microfluids for Emulsion CharacterizationJournal of Petroleum Science and Engineering, 158:152-159 .

Preeti Joshi, Prem K. Bikkina, Qingsheng Wang (2016), Consequence analysis of accidental release of supercritical carbon dioxide from high pressure pipelinesInternational Journal of Greenhouse Gas Control, 55:166-176.

Prem K. Bikkina, Ram S. Mohan, Ovadia Shoham, Luis Gomez, Hariprasad J. Subramani, and Gene Kouba (2016), Design and Experimental Procedure of Solid Particle Surface Energy MeasurementUS9417175 B2, Date of Publication of Granted Patent: Aug 16, 2016.

Prem Bikkina, Jiamin Wan, Yongman Kim, Timothy J Kneafsey, Tetsu K Tokunaga (2016), Influence of Wettability and Permeability Heterogeneity on Miscible CO2 Flooding EfficiencyFuel, 166: 219-226.

Prem K. Bikkina, L. Gomez, R. Mohan, O. Shoham, C. Avila, and G. Kouba, Emulsion Stability Analysis through Droplet-Interface Coalescence Time Measurement2013 Early Career Technical Conference (ECTC), ASME Southwest and Rocky Mountain District E, Oral Roberts University, Tulsa, OK.

Prem K. Bikkina, L. Gomez, R. Mohan, O. Shoham, H. Subramani, and G. Kouba, Effect of Solid Particle Size and Wettability on the Stability of Oil-Water-Solid Particles Emulsions2013 Early Career Technical Conference (ECTC), ASME Southwest and Rocky Mountain District E, Oral Roberts University, Tulsa, OK.

Bikkina, P. K., Uppaluri, R., Purkait, M. K. (2013). Evaluation of Surfactants for the Cost Effective Enhanced Oil Recovery of Assam Crude Oil Fields, Petroleum Science and Technology31(7), 755-762.

Prem K. Bikkina (2012), Reply to the comments on “Contact angle measurements of CO2–water–quartz/calcite systems in the perspective of carbon sequestration”International Journal of Greenhouse Gas Control, Volume 7, 263-264.

Prem K. Bikkina, R. Uppaluri, D. S. De, M. K. Purkait (2011), Surfactant Composition and Method for Enhanced Oil Recovery Utilizing Above Aqueous Surfactant CompositionIndian Patent 245703, Date of Publication of Granted Patent: Feb 4, 2011.

Prem K. Bikkina (2011), Contact angle measurements of CO2–water–quartz/calcite systems in the perspective of carbon sequestrationInternational Journal of Greenhouse Gas Control, 5(5), 1259-1271.

Prem K. Bikkina, R. Uppaluri, O. Shoham (2011), Equilibrated Interfacial Tension Data of CO2-Water System at High Pressures and Moderate TemperaturesJournal of Chemical & Engineering Data, 56 (10), 3725-3733.