Christopher A Griffith

Christopher A Griffith

Christopher A Griffith

PhD Student
M.S.E. Petroleum Engineering, University of Texas at Austin
B.S. Chemical Engineering, University of Arizona
BWY 209

Research interests: Nanoparticles

Bio & Research:

I am currently a 4th year graduate student in Dr. Daigle's lab. My research is on Pickering emulsions. I am modifying the surface properties of silica nanoparticles to improve Pickering emulsion stability for flow in porous media. In order to quantify the stability of the emulsions, I am using several characterization techniques to understand the micro-structure and distribution of nanoparticles on the emulsion drop surface. The aim is to use these emulsions to recover heavy oils from reservoirs.