PhD Students

Eduardo Barrela (ongoing). Intelligent geostatistical history matching and uncertainty quantification.

Pedro Pinto (ongoing). Geostatistical seismic azimuthal inversion and rock physics modelling.

Catarina Marques  (ongoing). Integration of seismic data in geostatistical history matching.

Tosin Fabusuyi (ongoing). Geostatistical subsurface characterisation for CO2 sequestration.

João Narciso (ongoing, with co-supervision of Dr. Ellen van de Vijver. Joint Ph.D. with University of Ghent). Geostatistical joint inversion for near surface characterisation of landifll deposits. Funded by a scholarship from the Portuguese Science Foundation

Pedro Pereira (ongoing, main supervisor Prof. Amílcar Soares). Integration of geological kowledge in geostatistical seismic inversion

Ângela Pereira (ongoing, main supervisor  Prof. Amílcar Soares). Mineral resources characterisation and risk assessment at early exploration stages. Funded by a scholarship from the Portuguese Science Foundation


MSc Theses (completed)

2018. Impact of wavelet extraction in the seismic reservoir characterization: real case study. Katya Morais. MSc in Petroleum Engineering, IST.

2018. Desenvolvimento e aplicação de técnicas para identificar o excesso de água na produção. João Gavela. MSc in Petroleum Engineering, IST.

2018. Geostatistical Seismic Inversion with Structural Steering Volumes. Automatically incorporating local anisotropy in Geostatistical Seismic Inversion. Inês Calçoa. MSc in Petroleum Engineering, IST.

2018. The value of History Matching in Field Development. Beatriz Duarte.  MSc in Petroleum Engineering, IST. With co-supervision of Prof. Vasily Demyanov (Heriot-Watt University, UK)

2018. Geostatistical History Matching of a real case study petroleum system, A Geologically consistent approach using Direct Sequential Simulation. Maryam Tork. MSc in Petroleum Engineering, IST. With co-supervision of Prof. Amílcar Soares

2017. Inversão Sísmica 4D e integração de dados de produção. Eduardo Miyabukuro. MSc. Engª Petróleos, IST.

2017. Substituição de simuladores de fluidos em metodologias de ajuste de hitórico automático com o uso de regressão simbólica. Erik Shimabukuro. MSc. in Petroleum Engineering, IST.

2017. Metodologias de classificação automática para interpretação sísmo-estratigráfica de dados de reflexão sísmica. António Terenas. MSc. in Petroleum Engineering, IST.

2016. Estudo do Potencial Petrolífero de uma Região no Onshore da Bacia Lusitânica: Sub-bacia da Arruda, Vale da Abadia, Anticlinal de Montejunto. Pedro Pires. MSc. in Petroleum Engineering, Instituto Superior Técnico.

2016. Comparação entre diferentes métodos de controlo para gestão de um campo. João Brito. MSc. in Petroleum Engineering, Instituto Superior Técnico.

2016. Geostatistical history matching coupled with adaptive stochastic sampling. A zonation-based approach using direct sequential simulation. Eduardo Barrela. MSc. in Petroleum Engineering, Instituto Superior Técnico. With co-supervision of Prof. Vasily Demyanov (Heriot-Watt University, UK)

2016. History matching by Ensemble Kalman Filter. Gonçalo Rodrigues. MSc. in Petroleum Engineering, Instituto Superior Técnico.

2016. Geostatistical history matching with seismic data integration. Jorge Oliveira. MSc. in Petroleum Engineering, Instituto Superior Técnico.

2015. Geostatistical time-lapse seismic inversion. Válter Proença. MSc. in Petroleum Engineering, Instituto Superior Técnico.

2016. Integration of seismic interpretation in to geostatistical acoustic impedance. Sergio Bardera. MSc. in Petroleum Engineering, Instituto Superior Técnico.

2016. Integration of rock physics models in a geostatistical seismic inversion for reservoir rock properties. Catarina Amaro. MSc. in Petroleum Engineering, Instituto Superior Técnico. With collaboration of Prof. Dario Grana (U. Wyoming, US)

2016. Coupling multi-level uncertainty analysis and history matching. Gonçalo Simões. MSc. in Petroleum Engineering, Instituto Superior Técnico.  With co-supervision of Prof. Vasily Demyaniv (Heriot-Watt University, UK)

2015. Joint Inversion of Seismic and Electromagnetic Data. Carolina Carvalho. MSc. in Petroleum Engineering, Instituto Superior Técnico.

2015. Geostatistical Seismic Inversion of the Arruda Sub-Basin, Portugal. Carolina Moreira. MSc. in Petroleum Engineering, Instituto Superior Técnico.

2015. Optimization of a Water Alternating Gas Injection. Fabusuyi John. MSc. in Petroleum Engineering, Instituto Superior Técnico.

2015. Multiscale Geostatistical History Matching unsing Block Direct Sequential Simulation and Uncertainty Quantification. Catarina Marques. MSc. in Petroleum Engineering, Instituto Superior Técnico. With co-supervision of Prof. Vasily Demyaniv (Heriot-Watt University, UK)

2014. Inversão Geoestatística de dados sísmicos 3D com multi-distribuições locais, Pedro Pereia. MSc. in Geological Engineering, Universidade de Aveiro.

2013. Dynamic simulation on the synthetic reservoir CERENA I, Pedro Tomás Pinto. MSc. in Petroleum Engineering, Instituto Superior Técnico.


Faculty advisor

Faculty Advisor of SEG Técnico Student Chapter

     Supervisor of Técnico's EVOLVE team 2018 - Award wining: Best investment opportunity; Most Multidisciplinary Approach; Most effective integration of Geology and tools


Faculty Advisor of SPE IST Student Chaper