John M. Shaw - Professor / Principal Investigator - Petroleum Thermodynamics Research Group

Sourabh Ahitan

Research Assistant

email: ahitan@ualberta.ca

Degrees

  • MSc. in Chemical Engineering, University of Alberta, Canada, 2016
  • Dissertation: Phase Behavior Modeling of Asymmetric n-Alkane + Aromatic and Naphthenic Hydrocarbon Mixtures
  • B. Tech in Chemical Engineering, Institute of Technology, Nirma University, India 2011

Research Interests

  • Phase behaviour of hydrocarbons
  • Energy resources

Simulation Software Skills

  • Aspen HYSYS
  • Aspen Plus
  • VMGSim

Work Experience

  • Process Engineer, Larsen & Toubro Ltd., India

Scholarships

  • Donald Lougheed Engineering Graduate Scholarship 2015

Publications

Conferences - Presentations

  • Ahitan, Sourabh; Shaw, J. M.; Bubble Pressure Measurement and Prediction for n-Alkane + Naphthenic Hydrocarbon Binary Mixtures. 67th Canadian Chemical Engineering Conference (CSChE) 2017, October 22 – 25, Edmonton, Canada (oral presentation).
  • Ahitan, Sourabh; Luo, Miao; McLaughlin John; Shaw, John M.; On Cubic EOS Interaction Parameter Prediction for Long Chain n- Alkane + Aromatic Binary Mixtures. 21st European Conference on Thermophysical Properties (ECTP) 2017, September 3 - 8, Graz, Austria (oral presentation).
  • Ahitan, Sourabh; Shaw, John M.; Bubble Pressure Measurement and Prediction for n-Alkane + Naphthenic Hydrocarbon Binary Mixtures. 21st European Conference on Thermophysical Properties (ECTP) 2017, September 3 – 8, Graz, Austria (oral presentation).
  • Ahitan, Sourabh; Liu, Qingchen; Pourmohammadbagher, Amin; Shaw, John M.; Bubble Pressure, Enthalpy of Mixing and Excess Volume Measurement and Prediction for n-Alkane + Aromatic and Naphthenic Hydrocarbon Binary Mixtures. 2016 AIChE Annual Meeting, San Francisco, California, November 13 -18, (oral presentation).
  • Ahitan, Sourabh; Shaw, John .M., Satyro, M.; Systematic miss-prediction of aliphatic + aromatic and naphthenic hydrocarbon phase behavior using common equations of state", 65th Canadian Chemical Engineering Conference (CSChE 2015), Calgary, Alberta, 4-7 October 2015 (oral presentation).
  • Ahitan, Sourabh; Shaw, John M.; Systematic misprediction of aromatic + aliphatic & naphthenic + aliphatic hydrocarbon binary phase behavior using cubic Equation of State, 12th Petroleum Thermodynamics NSERC Industrial Research Chair Advisory Committee Meeting, Calgary, Alberta, 6 March 2015 (oral presentation).

Other Interests

  • Table Tennis