Dmitry Eskin

Modeling Complex Transport Phenomena in Application to Flow Assurance and EOR

  • A Postdoctoral Associate position is available

A Postdoctoral Associate position in the area of modeling multiphase flows (emulsion generation) is available. ANSYS Fluent CFD code will be employed for simulations. A person hired is expected to be (become) capable of writing User Defined Functions.  A position is for 2 years with a possibility of extension. To apply, please send a motivation letter, CV and names of 2 references to


Modeling Complex Transport Phenomena 

Flow Assurance

  • Emulsion formation in turbulent flows
  • Bubbly turbulent flows
  • Asphaltene deposition in production pipelines
  • Wax deposition in production pipelines

Hydraulic fracturing

  • Hydraulic conveying of slurries
  • Suspension transport in fracture channels

In situ combustion

  • Modeling of oil recovery

Other problems

  • Turbulent drag reduction
  • Multiphase flows in microchannels




Some selected publications

  • Eskin D., Vikhansky A., Modelling Dispersion of Immiscible Fluids in a Turbulent Couette Flow, The Canadian Journal of Chemical Engineering, 97(1), 2019, 17-26.
  • Mollaabbasi R., Eskin D., Taghavi M., Analyzing the Effects of Produced Water on Asphaltene Deposition in a Vertical Production Tubing, Ind. Eng. Chem. Res. 57(45), 2018, 15450-15459.
  • Eskin D., Taylor S., Dingzheng Y., Modeling of droplet dispersion in a turbulent Taylor–Couette flow, Chem. Eng. Sci. 161, 2017, pp. 36–47
  • Eskin D., Modeling Non-Newtonian Slurry Flow in a Flat Channel with Permeable Walls, Chem. Eng. Sci. 123, 2015, pp. 116–124
  • Eskin D., Applicability of a Taylor-Couette Device to Characterization of Turbulent Drag Reduction in a Pipeline, Chem. Eng. Sci. 116(6), 2014, pp. 275-283.
  • Eskin D., Ratulowski J., Akbarzadeh K., Modeling Wax Deposition in Oil Transport Pipelines, The Can. J. Chem. Eng. 96(2), 2014, 973-988
  • Eskin D., Ratulowski J., Akbarzadeh K., Modeling of Particle Deposition in a Vertical Turbulent Pipe Flow at a Reduced Probability of Particle Sticking to the Wall, Chem. Eng. Sci. 66, 2011, pp. 4561-4572.
  • Eskin D., Mostowfi F., A Model of a Bubble Train Flow Accompanied with Mass Transfer through a Long Microchannel, Int. J. of Heat and Fluid Flow 33(1), 2012, pp. 147-155
  • Eskin D., Ratulowski J., Akbarzadeh K., Pan S., Modeling Asphaltene Deposition in Turbulent Pipeline Flows, The Canadian Journal of Chemical Engineering 89 (3), 2011, pp. 421-441
  • Eskin D., Modeling Non-Newtonian Slurry Convection in a Vertical Fracture, Chem. Eng. Science 64(7), 2009, pp. 1591-1599.
  • Eskin D., Miller M., A Model of Non-Newtonian Slurry Flow in a Fracture, Powder Technology 182, 2008, pp. 313-322.
  • Eskin D., Zhupanska O., Hamey R., Moudgil B., Scarlett B., Microhydrodynamic Analysis of Nanogrinding in Stirred Media Mills, AICHE Journal, 51(5), 2005, pp. 1346-1358.
  •  Eskin D., Modeling Dilute Gas-Particle Flows in Horizontal Channels with Different Wall Roughness, Chem. Eng. Science 60 (3), 2005, pp 655-663.
  • Eskin D., Leonenko Y. and Vinogradov O., On a Turbulence Model for Slurry Flow in Pipelines, Chemical Engineering Science 59(3), 2004, pp. 557-565.