Dr. Mohamed Raeef Mohamed Haroun
Dr. Mohamed Raeef Mohamed Haroun Associate Professor
Teaching Areas
Research Interests

Associate Professor, Department of Petroleum Engineering

Dr. Mohammed Haroun is a Technology Professional (Ph.D.) with over 18 years of experience in EOR & IOR R&D Petroleum Engineering, Science, Energy, and Environmental Engineering. 

His academic and research is based on hybrid integrated training in Petroleum Engineering and Environmental Engineering together with focus on Energy Policy and market elasticity, aids in bridging fundamental aspects to achieve comprehensive sustainable solutions.

Dr. Haroun has 80 publications, including conference proceedings, journal papers, one book, a chapter in the OPEC World Oil Outlook, 2013, 4 awarded patents and 6 pending patents in emerging/hybrid EOR & IOR.

  • Ph.D., Environmental Engineering (Energy & Environment), University of Southern California (USA), 2009
  • Engineer Degree, Petroleum Engineering (Ph.D. Courses), University of Southern California (USA), 2007
  • M.Sc., Environmental Engineering, University of Southern California (USA), 2001
  • M.Sc., Petroleum Engineering, University of Southern California (USA), 2000
  • B.Sc., Mechanical Engineering, Petroleum Engineering (Polit. Science minor) (Cumlaude), University of Southern California (USA), 1998
Teaching Areas
  • EOR
  • Hybrid EOR
  • Stimulation of conventional and unconventional reservoirs
  • Petroleum Reservoir Rock Properties
  • Petroleum Economics Uncertainty and Risk Assessment
  • Petroleum Engineering Project Design (Senior Design)
Research Interests
  • Hybrid EOR
  • CO2 Miscible gas and Foaming Surfactant Mobility Control
  • Electrokinetic EOR
  • Hybrid Nano Acid IOR techniques
  • Hybrid SWF with Smart Nano Polymeric Systems
  • Machine Learning for Predictive Maintenance of subsurface assets and equipment
  • Nano/Surfactant EOR
  • Novel Water Management Technology for O&G
  • Petroleum Economics - Risk & Uncertainty of Field Developments
  • Conventional and unconventional basins
  • Smart Waterflooding and Low Salinity
  • Water Energy Nexus