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Biography

Dr. Walsh holds a Ph.D. in Applied Mathematics from the University of Melbourne. Following his Ph.D., he worked in postdoctoral and research positions in the United States at the University of Minnesota, Cornell University, and Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory. He returned to Australia in 2015, and started a research consultancy/software development company: Stone-Code Pty. Ltd, before taking a position at the School of Petroleum Engineering at the University of New South Wales. In 2018, Dr. Walsh returned to Melbourne, joining the Department of Civil Engineering at Monash as a member of the Resources Engineering division.

Dr. Walsh's recent research work has focused on the development of tightly-coupled geomechanical, hydrodynamic and geochemical multiscale models and their application to geoscientific and engineering problems. This work has included studies of integrated field development for offshore oil and gas, geothermal energy production, carbon-sequestration, and hydraulic fracturing operations, as well as the development of novel stimulation and drilling technologies.

Research area keywords

  • Applied mathematics
  • Computational geoscience
  • Engineering economics
  • Multiphysical modelling

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Research Output 2002 2019

A numerical method to optimize use of existing assets in offshore natural gas and oil field developments

Almedallah, M. K. & Walsh, S. D. C., 1 Jul 2019, In : Journal of Natural Gas Science and Engineering. 67, p. 43-55 13 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

Design of an uncontaminated textile CFRP specimen optimised for both mechanical testing and X-ray microtomography

Chowdhury, N. T., Tao, C., Pearce, G. M., Walsh, S. D. C., Latham, S. J., Middleton, J. P. & Beeching, L., 1 Aug 2019, In : Composites Part A: Applied Science and Manufacturing. 123, p. 208-221 14 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

2 Citations (Scopus)

Elastic-softening-plasticity around a borehole: an analytical and experimental study

Lv, A., Masoumi, H., Walsh, S. D. C. & Roshan, H., Apr 2019, In : Rock Mechanics and Rock Engineering. 52, 4, p. 1149-1164 16 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

5 Citations (Scopus)

Flow regimes during surfactant flooding: The influence of phase behaviour

Alzahid, Y. A., Mostaghimi, P., Walsh, S. D. C. & Armstrong, R. T., 15 Jan 2019, In : Fuel. 236, p. 851-860 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

1 Citation (Scopus)

Integrated well-path and surface-facility optimization for shallow-water oil and gas field developments

Almedallah, M. K. & Walsh, S. D. C., 1 Mar 2019, In : Journal of Petroleum Science and Engineering. 174, p. 859-871 13 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review