Assistant Professor - Department of Petroleum and Natural Gas Engineering
Mohamed El Sgher is an assistant professor in the Department of Petroleum and Natural Gas Engineering in the Benjamin M. Statler College of Engineering and Mineral Resources. Sgher has over ten years of professional experience in the oil industry. Joining WVU in 2021, Sgher's research focuses on modeling multi-stage hydraulically fractured horizontal wells and hydraulic fracturing in unconventional reservoirs. Other research focus areas include well stimulation, rock mechanics, stress analysis and wellbore stability in unconventional reservoirs. Sgher's teaching interests concentrates on production engineering, well stimulation and completions and natural gas production. Additionally, his teach focuses on topics such as drilling engineering, drilling fluids laboratory, unconventional reservoir, natural gas laboratory and well control.