Department of Technology and Society
EST625 Advanced Science, Technology, Innovation Policy
Accelerating decision making for oil and gas companies to enable energy transition: one startup's journey towards this end
Dr. Ashwin Venkatraman
Host: Sumeyra Danisman
12:30pm, March 30, 2023
Bio: Dr. Ashwin Venkatraman is the Founder and CEO of Resermine, a niche award winning technology company (MOST Promising at Offshore Technology Conference 2018). Resermine’s products have been used for oil and gas fields in USA, Germany, Oman, UAE, Egypt, Mexico, India and Malaysia. Dr Venkatraman has worked for Shell for over 12 years at all their technology centers (India, Netherlands and Houston). Dr Venkatraman also served as faculty in the Petroleum Engineering Department of University of Oklahoma (2019-2020) and held research appointments in Princeton University as well as at Institute of Computational Engineering & Sciences (ICES) at the University of Texas before founding the Resermine. Dr. Venkatraman holds BSc and MSc in Chemical Engineering from IIT Bombay (India) and earned his PhD from University of Texas at Austin in Petroleum Engineering. For his contributions to bringing new tools that accelerate decision making, he received the inaugural SPE International Technical Award in Data Science and Engineering Analytics at SPE ATCE 2021 (Dubai).