Post Doctoral Research Associate




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Multiphase Reactive Transport Modeling

Kinetics of Water-Rock Interactions

Geological CO2 Sequestration

Enhanced Geothermal Systems

CO2-Enhanced Oil Recovery

Groundwater Remediation

Regional & Basin Experience

Crystal Geyser & the Little Grand Wash Fault zone, Green River, Utah

FORGE Utah & Roosevelt Hot Springs geothermal reservoirs, Milford, Utah

Farnsworth Unit in the Anadarko Basin, Texas

The Los Angeles Groundwater Basin

Natural CO2 reservoirs in the Colorado Plateau

Ph.D. in Civil & Environmental Engineering — 2015

Master in Civil Engineering — 2010

Bachelor in Chemical Engineering — 2008

Language Skills

Human Languages: English, Hindi, Marathi

Computer Languages: C++, Fortran, Matlab, Visual Basic, R


American Geophysical Union

– Patil, V. V., McPherson, B. J., Priewisch, A., Moore, J., & Moodie, N. (2017). Factors affecting self‐sealing of geological faults due to CO2‐leakage. Greenhouse Gases: Science and Technology, 7(2), 273-294.

– Patil, V. V. (2016). Self-sealing of faults in geological carbon sequestration (Doctoral dissertation, The University of Utah).