题 目：Shale gas fracturing using foam based fluids
报告人：Ranjith Pathegama Gamage 澳大利亚莫纳什大学教授
时 间：2018年 4月23日上午9:30-11:30
地 点： 深部岩土力学与地下工程国家重点实验室305报告厅
Ranjith Pathegama Gamage：Male, he was born in 1968. He is a full Professor in Geomechanics and he joined Monash University in 2003, after working in the Geotechnical and Rock Engineering unit at Nanyang Technological University in Singapore. Prof Ranjith is the founder and the director of the Deep Earth Energy laboratory at Monash university. He is the current Head of the Geomechanics Group. He was the former Director of Research and Director of Research Training for the Department of Civil Engineering, and the Deputy Head of Department Civil Eng. He has published over total of 250 refereed research outputs, including one book, ten book chapters, and 165 journal papers. Prof Ranjith has received over $16.8m funding and co-ordinated 26 research grants to successful completion, including ARC (Australian Research Council) Discovery grants, ARC Linkage grants, ARC LIEF grants,CRC grant, Industry grants,Australia-China grants, European Framework Programs (FP6 and FP7). Prof Ranjith’s expertise covers:Geological sequestration of carbon dioxide, Unconventional oil and gas(Shale gas, tight gas, coal seam gas), Petroleum geomechanics, Deep geothermal energy, Mining geomechanics, Rock and Soil Mechanics, Enhanced oil recovery methodologies (EOR), Sand production from unconsolidated reservoirs. He is the Editor-in-Chief of Geomechanics and Geophysics for GeoEnergy and GeoResource, Springer (a dedicated journal for resources and energy including oil/gas). In addition, he severs to many journal editorial board including an Assistant Editor of Journal of Unconventional Oil and Gas Resources, Elsevier; Editorial board member of Rock Mechanics and Rock Engineering, Springer and Editorial board member of Engineering Geology, and Heliyon, Elsevier. He was awarded the ARC Future Fellowship (2009) for his research work to combat climate change, as well as the Australian Leadership award in 2013.