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Hamed Sanei

Ph.D., Professor

Hamed Sanei


Professor Hamed Sanei has joined the Department of Geoscience, Aarhus University in November, 2007.  He holds the Research Chair in Organic Petrology and Geochemistry and has established the Lithospheric Organic Carbon (LOC) Group in the Department of Geoscience, for leading-edge research and education in the broad aspects of organic carbon in the energy and environmental geoscience.

He was formerly a Senior Research Scientist with the Geological Survey of Canada, where he led the Unconventional Reservoir Characterization program and numerous environmental projects. He received his Ph.D. in Geochemistry and organic petrology from the University of Victoria, BC, Canada.  He is also an adjunct professor with the University of Calgary and technical member of the Tight Oil Consortium. He has published extensively in the area of organic petrology and geochemistry. He was the former President of the Society for Organic Petrology (TSOP) and the Canadian Society for Organic Petrology (CSCOP).  He is currently an editor of the Energy Exploration & Exploitation. 

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