GRAVDAL, JAN EINAR
|Position:||Senior Research Scientist|
|Phone:||(+47) 51 87 56 19|
|Research group:||Drilling and Well Modelling|
|CV:||Download CV (PDF file)|
About Jan Einar
Jan Einar Gravdal holds an MSc in Mathematics from the University of Bergen and a PhD in Petroleum Technology at the University of Stavanger. His PhD thesis was on detection and evaluation of gas kicks in Managed Pressure Drilling (MPD). Jan Einar started working at IRIS in 2002 and has been involved in many projects related to development and commercialization of innovative drilling technologies for monitoring and control of the drilling process. Among these are the DrillTronics and DrillScene products, now commercialized by Sekal, which have been pioneer technologies within model based drilling automation. Jan Einar is now managing the development of OpenLab Drilling, a large research infrastructure for drilling operations. He is also program manager in DrillWell – Drilling and Well Center for Improved Recovery.