Kareem Aboayanah

PhD Student

Biography

Kareem Aboayanah is working on his PhD in Civil Engineering with Prof. Grasselli at the University of Toronto. He received his MASc from Politecnico di Torino, Italy, in 2019, and a BASc from Suez University, Egypt, in 2012, both in petroleum engineering. Kareem has more than 2 years of experience in heavy-oil reservoirs stimulation. His research interests include: THM-coupled processes in rock mechanics and induced seismicity.

November 2021
November 2021

Award

Won the Best Student Paper at the ARMA/DGS/SEG Second International Geomechanics Symposium
May 2021
May 2021

Award

Won the Lassonde International Graduate Scholarship in Mining
September 2020
September 2020

Poster

Poster presented at GeoConvention 2020 virtual conference titled "Geomechanical assessment of potential gas leak pathways: a numerical modeling study on caprock integrity of natural gas storage site"

September 2019
September 2019

Joined

Joined as a PhD Student

Publications

Aboayanah, K., Popoola, A., Sun, L., Peterson, K., & Grasselli, G. (2021). Grain-Based Finite-Discrete Element Modeling of Thermal Cracking in Stanstead Granite (p. 7). Presented at the ARMA/DGS/SEG 2nd International Geomechanics Symposium, ARMA: American Rock Mechanics Association.
Aboayanah, K., Wang, Y., Eldridge, E., Dormer, R., & Mayer, B. (2020). Geomechanical assessment of potential gas leak pathways: a numerical modeling study on caprock integrity of natural gas storage site.
Dormer, R., Eldridge, E., Aboayanah, K., & Wang, Y. (2020). Modernizing Caprock Integrity Regulations for Natural Gas Storage Sites to Mitigate Fugitive Gas Emissions. Presented at the University of Calgary CREATE ReDeveLoP Annual Innovation Program, Virtual.
Aboayanah, K., Wang, Y., Eldridge, E., Dormer, R., & Mayer, B. (2020). Geomechanical assessment of potential gas leak pathways: a numerical modeling study on caprock integrity of natural gas storage site.