Dr. MD Motiur Rahman
Dr. MD Motiur Rahman Associate Professor
Bio
Education
Teaching Areas
Research Interests
Bio

Associate Professor, Department of Petroleum Engineering

Before joining the Petroleum Institute (currently Khalifa University) on 09 January 2010, Dr.  MD Motiur Rahman was a full faculty (Senior Lecturer) of Petroleum Engineering, The University of Adelaide, Australia (January 2008-January 2010). He was an Assistant Professor and then Associate Professor of Petroleum Engineering, UAE University, Al Ain, from February 2004-January 2008. He was also a lecturer of Petroleum Engineering, The University of Adelaide, Australia, during April 2002 - February 2004. Dr.  Rahman was an Engineer of Sylhet Gas Fields Limited (Bangladesh Oil Gas and Mineral Corporation) from November 1985 - February 1990. He also worked at the Geothermal Institute as an Engineering Tutor/Research Assistant, The University of Auckland, and as a Geothermal Engineer in Kingston Morrison Limited and Electricity Corporation New Zealand, from January 1995- June 1997.

Education
  • Ph.D., Petroleum Engineering, The University of New South Wales (Australia), 2002
  • M.Eng. (By Research in 1993 and Graduate Diploma in 1990), Petroleum Engineering, University of New South Wales (Australia)
  • Diploma in Geothermal Energy Technology, The University of Auckland (New Zealand), 1994
  • B.Tech., Mining Engineering, Banaras Hindu University (India), 1985
Teaching Areas
  • Drilling Engineering
  • Well Completion and Workover
  • Petroleum Production System
  • Well Performance
  • Well Test Analysis
  • Well Stimulation (Acidizing and Hydraulic Fracturing)
Research Interests
  • Hydraulic fracturing
  • Acid fracturing
  • Enhanced and improved oil recovery