Dr. Mohammed Al-Yaari

 


 malyaari@kfu.edu.sa

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

   

RANK: Assistant Professor

 

EDUCATION:

 

      Ph.D. Chemical Engineering, King Fahd University of Petroleum & Minerals, Saudi Arabia, 2013.

 

      M.Sc. Chemical Engineering, King Fahd University of Petroleum & Minerals, Saudi Arabia, 2008.

 

      B.Sc.  Chemical Engineering, Baghdad University, Iraq,  2000.

 

 

RESEARCH INTERESTS:

     Emulsion Technology
     Rheology
     CFD Simulation
     Non-Newtonian Fluid Dynamics
     Multiphase Flow
     Polymer Applications in Petroleum Industry
     Nano-Additives for Petroleum Industry

 


Publications:


     M. Al-Yaari, A. Al-Sarkhi, I. Hussein, F. Chang, and M. Abbad, "Surfactant Stabilized Water-in-Oil Emulsion Flow Characteristics", Chemical Engineering Research & Design, 2013, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.cherd.2013.09.001.

    
M. Al-Yaari, A. Al-Sarkhi, I. Hussein, and B. Abu-Sarkh, "Effect of Drag Reducing Polymers on Surfactant Stabilized Emulsion Flow Characteristics", Experimental Thermal and Fluid Science, 2013, doi: http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.expthermflusci.2013.08.015.

    M. Al-Yaari, I. Hussein, A. Al-Sarkhi, M. Abbad, F. Chang, and B. Abu-Sarkh, "Pressure Drop Reduction of Stable Emulsions: Role of the Aqueous Phase Salinity", SPE-SAS 618, 2013 Annual Technical Symposium & Exhibition, Al-Khobar, Saudi Arabia, May 19-22, 2013.

    M. Al-Yaari, A. Al-Sarkhi, I. Hussein, F. Chang, M. Abbad and B. Abu-Sarkh, "Pressure Drop Reduction of Stable Water-in-Oil Emulsion Flow: Role of Water Fraction and Pipe Diameter", IPTC 16883, the 6th International Petroleum Technology Conference, Beijing, China, 2628 March 2013.

    M. Al-Yaari, A. Al-Sarkhi, I. Hussein, F. Chang, M. Abbad and B. Abu-Sarkh, "Effect of Water Fraction on Surfactant Stabilized Water-in-Oil Emulsion Flow Characteristics", SPE 164350, 18th Middle East Oil and Gas Show and Exhibition, Manama, Bahrain, 1013 March 2013.

    M. Al-Yaari, A. Al-Sarkhi and B. Abu-Sharkh, "Effect of Drag Reducing Polymers on Water Holdup in an Oil-Water Horizontal Flow", International Journal of Multiphase Flow, 44, 2012, 29-33.

    Mohammed A. Al-Yaari and Basel F. Abu-Sharkh, "CFD Prediction of Oil-Water Phase Separation in 180o Bend", Asian Transactions on Engineering, 1 (5), Nov. 2011, 63-67.

    Mohammed A. Al-Yaari and Basel F. Abu-Sharkh, "CFD Prediction of Stratified Oil-Water Flow in a Horizontal Pipe", Asian Transactions on Engineering, 1 (5), Nov. 2011, 68-75.

    Mohammed Al-Yaari, " Paraffin Wax Deposition: Mitigation & Removal Techniques" SPE 155412, 2011 SPE- Young Professionals Technical Symposium, Dhahran, Saudi Arabia, March 14-16, 2011.

    M. Al-Yaari, B. Abu-Sharkh and A. Soleimani, "Influence of Polymer Additives and Salinity on Oil-Water Flow Characteristics", 1st Student Scientific Conference, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia, 1-4 March, 2010.

    M. Al-Yaari and R. Ben-Mansour, "Turbulent Flow Structures and Pressure Loss in 90o Elbow (Simulation Study)", 1st Student Scientific Conference, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia,  1-4 March, 2010.

    M. Al-Yaari, B. Abu-Sharkh, A. Soleimani, U. Al-Mubayeidh and A. Al-Sarkhi, "Effect of Drag Reducing Polymers on Oil-Water Flow in a Horizontal Pipe", International Journal of Multiphase Flow, 35, 2009, 516524.

    M. Al-Yaari, B. Abu-Sharkh, A. Soleimani and A. Al-Sarkhi, "Effect of Polymer Drag Reducing Agent on Immiscible Oil-Water Horizontal Flow", 6th North American Conference on Multiphase Technology, Banaff, Canada: 4-6 June 2008, 341-355.

    M. Al-Yaari, I. Hussein, A. Al-Sarkhi, M. Abbad, F. Chang, and B. Abu-Sarkh, "Effect of Water Salinity on Surfactant Stabilized Emulsion Flow Characteristics", Chemical Engineering J., under review.

    M. Al-Yaari, I. Hussein, A. Al-Sarkhi, "Pressure Drop Reduction of Stable Emulsions by Nano-Additives", Applied Clay Science, under review.