Background and activities


2015, PhD in Petroleum Reservoir Engineering, Norwegian University of Science & Technology (NTNU)

2009, MEng. in Petroleum Reservoir Engineering, University of Calgary, Canada

2008, M.Sc. in Petroleum Reservoir Engineering, Petroleum University of Technology, Iran

2006, B.Sc. in Petroleum Reservoir Engineering, Petroleum University of Technology, Iran  


Current Research 

Data-Driven Reservoir Modeling

Modelling EOR Processes

CO2 EOR and Storage

Modern Well Test Analysis



TPG4145 - Reservoir Fluids and Flow (2019-present)

TPG4115- Reservoir Property Determination by Core Analysis and Well Testing (2012-2016, 2019-2020)

PG8601 - Specialized Reservoir Simulation Models

TPG4117- Unconventional Reservoirs (2012-2014)

TPG4177- Carbonate Reservoir Characterization (2012-2014)

Scientific, academic and artistic work

Displaying a selection of activities. See all publications in the database

Journal publications


  • Jahanbani Ghahfarokhi, Ashkan; Kleppe, Jon; Jelmert, Tom Aage. (2015) Well Test Analysis, Application to Thermal Recovery Processes for Reservoir Characterization. 2015. ISBN 978-82-326-0746-4. Doktoravhandlinger ved NTNU (41).


  • Jahanbani Ghahfarokhi, Ashkan. (2021) Promoting Student-Active Learning in Two Engineering Courses. Læringsfestivalen 2021 . NTNU; 2021-05-10 - 2021-05-11.
  • Fedorov, Semyon; Hagspiel, Verena; Lerdahl, Thomas; Idris, Abdulrahman; Jahanbani Ghahfarokhi, Ashkan. (2020) Staged Development of a Marginal Oil Field Under Technical and Market Uncertainty: The Olympus Case. SPE Annual Technical Conference and Exhibition . SPE; Virtual. 2020-10-26 - 2020-10-29.
  • Jahanbani Ghahfarokhi, Ashkan; Mavroudi, Anna. (2020) Critical reflection on the use of flipped classroom in an engineering university course. Webinarfestivalen 2020 ; 2020-11-24 - 2020-11-25.
  • Jahanbani Ghahfarokhi, Ashkan; Torsæter, Ole. (2019) Modeling Wettability Alteration in Low Salinity Water Flooding. 81st EAGE Conference & Exhibition 2019 . EAGE; London. 2019-06-03 - 2019-06-06.
  • Jahanbani Ghahfarokhi, Ashkan; Kleppe, Jon; Torsæter, Ole. (2018) In-Depth Reservoir Placement of pH-Sensitive Polymer Gels - Importance of Geochemical Reactions in Numerical Simulations. 80th EAGE Conference and Exhibition 2018 . EAGE; Copenhagen. 2018-06-11 - 2018-06-14.
  • Jahanbani Ghahfarokhi, Ashkan; Torsæter, Ole. (2018) Numerical Simulation Of Low Salinity Water Flooding: Wettability Alteration Considerations. ECMOR XVI - 16th European Conference on the Mathematics of Oil Recovery ; Barcelona. 2018-09-03 - 2018-09-06.