Dr. Ovadia Shoham

Dr. Ovadia Shoham is professor of petroleum engineering at the University of Tulsa. He received his Ph.D. degree in Mechanical Engineering from Tel Aviv University and his M.S. and B.S. degrees in Chemical Engineering from the University of Houston and the Technion in Israel. Shoham teaches and conducts research in the area of modeling two-phase flow in pipes and its application in the oil and gas production, transportation and separation. He served as the associated director and the director of research of the Tulsa University Fluid Flow Projects for 10 years. Since 1994 Dr. Shoham directs the Tulsa University Separation Technology Projects (TUSTP), conducting research on compact separators. He has taught short courses on multiphase flow for various oil and gas companies worldwide. Shoham has authored or co-authored more than 80 publications in the areas of multiphase flow and separation and production operations. He was a member of the SPE Production Operation Technical Committee (1990-1992 and 1998-2000) and received the SPE Cedric K. Ferguson award in 1999.