Texas A&M University at Qatar
Nayef Alyafei completed his Ph.D., Petroleum Engineering, Imperial College London, 2015. M.Sc., Petroleum Engineering, Imperial College London, 2010. B.S., Petroleum Engineering, Texas A&M University, 2009.
Dr. Alyafei has interests in multi-phase flow in porous media research mainly on spontaneous imbibition and wettability studies. In particular, research on capillary trapping phenomena on both the macro and micro scales.
The effect of wettability on capillary trapping in carbonates. Advances in Water Resources (in review)
Analytical Solutions for Spontaneous Imbibition: Fractional Flow Theory and Experimental Analysis. SPE Journal (in review)
A Sensitivity Study on the Effect of Image Resolution on the Predictions of Petrophysical Properties. 2015. Transport in Porous Media