Publications

2015:

In Review and In Preparation

  • Saidian*, M., Kuila*, U., Rivera*, S., Godinez*, L. J., and Prasad, M., Porosity and Pore Size Distribution in Mudrocks: A Comparative Study for Haynesville, Niobrara, Monterey and Eastern European Silurian Formations: accepted for publication in AAPG Bulletin and Memoir.
  • Majid*, A. A. A., Saidian*, M., Prasad, M., Koh, C. A., 2015, Measurement of the Water Water-in-Oil Emulsions Using Low Field Nuclear Magnetic Resonance for Gas Hydrate Slurry Application, Canadian Journal of Chemistry, Accepted for Publication, in Press.
  • Woodruff*, W., Revil, A., Torres-Verdín, C., Prasad, M., Measurements of elastic and electrical properties of an unconventional organic shale under differential loading: in review with Geophysics.
  • Prasad, M., Batzle, M., Velocity and Attenuation Anisotropy: Experimental Data; in review with Geophysics.
  • Rahman, R., McCarty, D.K., Prasad; M., Scales, J. A., Sub-THz complex dielectric constants of montmorillionite clay thin samples with Na+/Ca++-ions: submitted to JGR.
  • Rahman, R., Scales, J. A., Prasad; M., Complex dielectric properties of organic-rich mudrocks as functions of hydrogen index; to be submitted
  • Godinez*, L., Greeney*, N.S., Scales, J.A., Prasad, M., Spontaneous Imbibition: Investigation of mineral content on fluid distribution in quartz phase Porcelanite using dielectric microscopy; to be submitted to Geophysical Research Letters.

Accepted

  • Saidian*, M., Kuila*, U., Rivera*, S., Godinez*, L. J., and Prasad, M., Porosity and Pore Size Distribution in Mudrocks: A Comparative Study for Haynesville, Niobrara, Monterey and Eastern European Silurian Formations: accepted for publication in AAPG Bulletin and Memoir.
  • Majid*, A. A. A., Saidian*, M., Prasad, M., Koh, C. A., 2015, Measurement of the Water Water-in-Oil Emulsions Using Low Field Nuclear Magnetic Resonance for Gas Hydrate Slurry Application, Canadian Journal of Chemistry, Accepted for Publication in Can. Jour.
  • Woodruff*, W., Revil, A., Torres-Verdín, C., Prasad, M., Measurements of elastic and electrical properties of an unconventional organic shale under differential loading: accepted for Geophysics.

2014:

  • Wilkinson, T.M., Zargari*, S., Prasad, M., Packard, C. E., 2014, Optimizing Nano-Dynamic Mechanical Analysis for High-Resolution Elastic Modulus Mapping in Organic-Rich Shales: J Mater Sci. DOI 10.1007/s10853-014-8682-5.
  • Kuila, U., McCarty, D.K., Derkowski, A., Fisher, T., Topor, T., Prasad, M., 2014, Specific surface area and pore-size distribution of organic matter in mudrocks: Fuel in press, dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.fuel.06.036.
  • Kuila*, U., McCarty, D.K., Derkowski, A., Fischer, T.B., Prasad, M., 2014, Total Porosity Measurement in Gas Shale Type Rocks by the Water Immersion (WIP) Method; Fuel, 117, Part B, 1115–1129, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.fuel.2013.09.073.

2013:

  • Zargari,* S.; Prasad, M.; Mba*, K.; Mattson, E.; 2013, Organic Maturity, Elastic Properties and Textural Characteristics of Self Resourcing Reservoirs; Geophysics, 78, # 4, D223–D235, doi: 10.1190/GEO2012-0431.1.
  • Revil, A., Eppenhimer J.D., Skold, M., Karaoulis, M. , Godinez*, L., Prasad, M., 2013, Low-frequency Complex Conductivity of Sandy and Clayey Materials, In Press with Journal of Colloid and Interface Science. doi: dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jcis.2013.01.015
  • Revil, A., Woodruff, W., Torres-Verdín, C., Prasad, M., 2013, Complex conductivity tensor of anisotropic hydrocarbon-bearing shales and mudrocks; Geophysics, 78, # 6, D403–D418, doi: 10.1190/GEO2013-0100.1.
  • Kuila*, U., Prasad, M., 2013, Surface area and pore-size distribution in clays and shales; Geophysical Prospecting, 61, 341–362.
  • Kuila*, U., Prasad, M., 2013, Application of nitrogen gas-adsorption technique for characterization of pore structure of mudrocks.” The Leading Edge, 32, #12, 1478–1485. doi: 10.1190/tle32121478.1
  • Sharma*,R., Prasad, M., Batzle, M.L., Vega, S., 2013, Sensitivity of Flow and Elastic Properties to Fabric Heterogeneity in Carbonates; Geophysical Prospecting, 61, 270–286.

2011:

  • Prasad, M., Mba, K.C., McEvoy, E., Batzle, M.L., 2011, Maturity and Impedance Analyses of Organic-Rich Shales: SPE Reservoir Evaluation & Engineering, 14, # 5, pp. 533-543.
  • Alam, M.M., Fabricius, I.L., Prasad, M., 2011, Permeability Prediction in Chalks, AAPG Bulletin, paper nr. BLTN10-172.

2010:

  • Morcote*, A., Mavko, G., Prasad, M.; 2010, Dynamic Elastic Properties of Coal, Geophysics 75; E227-E234; DOI: 10.1190/1.3508874.

Prior to 2010:

  • Prasad, M., Johnston, M., Batzle, M.L., Wu*, W., Liberatore, M., Herring, A., 2009, Rock Physics Analysis of Heavy Oils and Tar Sands, accepted with modest revisions: Journal Petroleum Science & Engineering.
  • Pal-Bathija*, A., Batzle, M.L., Prasad, M., 2009, An Experimental Study of the Dilation Factor, Geophysics 74, E181; DOI:10.1190/1.3137060.
  • Pal-Bathija*, A., Liang, H., Lu, N., Prasad, M., and Batzle, M.L., 2009, Stressed Swelling Clays, Geophysics 74, A47, DOI:10.1190/1.3131385.
  • Olsen*, C., Hedegaard, K., Fabricius, I. L., and Prasad, M., 2008, Prediction of Biot's coefficient from rock-physical modeling of North Sea chalk: Geophysics 73, #2, E89-E96, DOI 10.1190/1.2838158.
  • Choudhury*, S., Chandrasekhar, E., Pandey, V. K., Prasad, M., 2007, Use of Wavelet Transformation for Geophysical Well-Log Data Analysis: 15th International Conference on Digital Signal Processing, 647-650, DOI:10.1109/ICDSP.2007.4288665.
  • Zimmer*, M., Prasad, M., Nur, A., 2007, Seismic velocities of unconsolidated sands: Part 1 — Pressure trends from 0.1  to  20  MPa: Geophysics 72, #1, E1–E13, DOI:10.1190/1.2399459.
  • Zimmer*, M., Prasad, M., Mavko, G., Nur, A., 2007, Seismic velocities of unconsolidated sands: Part 2 — Influence of sorting- and compaction-induced porosity variation: Geophysics 72, #1, E15–E25, DOI:10.1190/1.2364849.
  • Agosta*, F., Prasad, M., Aydin, A., 2007, Physical properties of carbonate fault rocks, Fucino basin (Central Italy): implications for fault seal in platform carbonates: Geofluids, 7, 19–32, doi: 10.1111/j.1468-8123.2006.00158.x.
  • Fu*, S. S., Tao, C., Prasad, M., Wilkens, R. H., Frazer, N., 2004, Compressional wave velocity and attenuation in carbonate sands, Waikiki, Hawai’i: Jour. Acous. Soc. Amer., v. 115, #5, 2013-2020, DOI:10.1121/1.1689340.
  • Marsaglia, K.M., Fukusawa, H., Cornell, W.C., Skilbeck, C.G., Meyers, P.A., Prasad, M., Klaus, A., 2004, Eustatic Signals in Deep-Marine Sedimentary Sequences Recovered at ODP Site 978, Alboran Basin, Western Mediterranean Sea: Journal of Sedimentary Research, 74, #3, 378 – 390.
  • Prasad, M., 2003, Correlating Permeability with Velocity using Flow Zone Indicators: Geophysics, v. 68, #1, 108 – 117, DOI:10.1190/1.1543198. (The expanded abstract of this paper was ranked amongst the top 25 from a total of 587 papers in the 1999 SEG Annual Meeting.)
  • Flodin*, E., Prasad, M., and Aydin, A., 2003, Petrophysical Constraints on Deformation Styles in Aztec Sandstone, Southern Nevada, USA, Pure and Applied Geophysics, v. 160, #9, 1589 – 1610.
  • Vanorio*, T., Prasad, M., Nur, A., 2003, Elastic Properties of Dry Clay Mineral Aggregates and Clay – Water suspensions: Geophys. Jour. Intl., v. 155, #1, 319 – 326.
  • Diallo*, M., Prasad, M., Appel, E., 2003, Comparison between experimental results and theoretical predictions of P-wave velocity and attenuation at ultrasonic frequency, Wave Motion, 37, 1–16.
  • Prasad, M., 2002, Acoustic measurements in sands at low effective pressure: Overpressure detection in sands: Geophysics, v. 67, #2, 405 – 412, DOI:10.1190/1.1468600.
  • Vanorio*, T., Prasad, M., Nur, A., Patella, D., 2002, Ultrasonic velocity measurements in volcanic rocks: correlation with microtexture: Geophys. Jour. Intl., v. 149, #1, 22 – 36.
  • Prasad, M., Kopycinska, M., Rabe, U., and Arnold, W., 2002, Measurement of Young’s modulus of clay minerals using Atomic Force Acoustic MicroscopyPDF versionText only version, GRL, Vol. 29, #8, 13-1 – 13-4.
  • Prasad, M., Dvorkin, J., 2001, Velocity to porosity transforms in marine sediments: Petrophysics, v. 42, #5, 429 – 437.
  • Manghnani M.H., Prasad, M., Zinin P.V., Wang Y., Balogh J., Deb S.K., and Lemor R., 2001, Characterization of SiCfiber/SiCmatrix Composites by Ultrasonics, Scanning Acoustic Microscopy and Raman Spectroscopy. Green Jr. R.E., Kushi T., Saito N., Takeda N., and Djordjevic B.B. ed., Nondestructive Characterization of Materials X, Elsevier, Amsterdam, 175-184.
  • Prasad, M., Manghnani, M. H., Wang, Y., Zinin, P., Livingstone, R. A., 2000, Acoustic microscopy of Portland cement mortar aggregate/paste interfaces: Journal of Materials Science, v. 35, 3607-3613.
  • Dvorkin, J., Prasad, M., Sakai, A., Lavoie, D., 1999, Elasticity of marine sediments: Rock Physics Modeling: GRL, v. 26, no. 12, 1781-1784.
  • Duerrast*, H., Siegesmund, S., Prasad, M., 1999, Structural damage evaluation of natural building stones: Potential and limitations of ultrasonic diagnosis (in German), Sonderbd.: Marmor als Werk- and Denkmalgestein, Z. dt. geol. Ges., v. 150, nr. 2, 359-374.
  • Livingston, R.A., Manghnani, M., Prasad, M., 1999, Characterization of Portland cement concrete microstructure using the scanning acoustic microscope, Cement Concrete Research, v. 29, nr. 2, 287-291.
  • Manghnani, M. H., Askarpour, V., Prasad, M., Zinin, P., Lowden, R. A., 1998, Characterization of Elasticity and Interracial Microstructure in SiC fiber/SiC matrix Continuous Fiber Ceramic Composites by Acoustic Microscopy and Brillouin Scattering: ASME Applied Mechanics Division Publications- AMD, v. 229, 107-108.
  • Prasad, M., Manghnani, M. H., 1997, Effects of pore and differential pressures on compressional wave velocity and quality factor on Berea and Michigan sandstones: Geophysics, 62, no.4, 1163-1176, DOI:10.1190/1.1444217.
  • Prasad, M., Manghnani, M. H., Siegesmund, S., 1994, Velocity and attenuation characteristics of selected KTB core samples: Scientific Drilling, 4, 221-231.
  • Prasad, M., Meissner, R., 1992, Attenuation mechanisms in sands: Laboratory versus theoretical (Biot) data: Geophysics 57, no.#5, 710-719, DOI:10.1190/1.1443284.
  • Prasad, M., Pal-Bathija*, A., Johnston*, M., Rydzy*, M., and Batzle, M., 2009, Rock Physics of the Unconventional, The Leading Edge 28, 34, DOI:10.1190/1.3064144.
  • Vega*, S., Mavko, G., Nur, A., and Prasad, M., 2006, Detection of Stress-Induced Velocity Anisotropy in Unconsolidated Sands: The Leading Edge, 25, #3, 311-318, DOI:10.1190/1.2184090.
  • Hofmann*, R., Xu, X., Batzle, M., Prasad, M., Furre, A., and Pillitteri, A., 2005, Effective pressure or what is the effect of pressure?, The Leading Edge 24, 1256-1260, DOI:10.1190/1.2149644.
  • Prasad, M., Fabricius, I. L. and Olsen, C., 2005, Rock physics and statistical well log analyses in marly chalk: The Leading Edge, 24, no. 05, 491-495, DOI:10.1190/1.1926806.
  • Fabricius, I. L., Olsen, C. and Prasad, M., 2005, Log interpretation of marly chalk, the Lower Cretaceous Valdemar Field, Danish North Sea: Application of iso-frame and pseudo water film concepts: The Leading Edge, 24, no. 5, 496-505 DOI:10.1190/1.1926807.
  • Diaz*, E., Prasad, M., Mavko, G., Dvorkin, J., 2003, Effect of glauconite on the elastic properties, porosity, and permeability of reservoir rocks: The Leading Edge, vol. 22, no. 1, 42-45, DOI:10.1190/1.1542755.
  • Zimmer*, M., Prasad, M., Mavko, G., 2002, Pressure and porosity influences on Vp-Vs ratio in unconsolidated sands: The Leading Edge, vol. 21, no. 2, DOI:10.1190/1.1452609.
  • Prasad, M., 2001, Mapping impedance microstructure in rocks with acoustic microscopy: The Leading Edge, vol. 20, no. 2, 172-179, DOI:10.1190/1.1438902.
  • Mba*, K.C., Prasad, M., Batzle, L.M., 2010, The Maturity of Organic-Rich Shales Using Microimpedance Analysis, paper nr. SPE 135569-PP, ATCE conference in Florence, Italy.
  • Prasad, M., Mukerji, T., Reinstaedtler, M., Arnold, W., 2009, Acoustic Signatures, Impedance Microstructure, Textural Scales, and Anisotropy of Kerogen-Rich Shales, paper nr. 124840-MS, ATCE conference in New Orleans.
  • Sharma*, R., Adam, L., Prasad, M., 2009, Effects of Fluid, Frequency, and Heterogeneity on Elastic Properties of Carbonate Rocks: paper nr. 125102, ATCE Conference in New Orleans.
  • Prasad, M., Mba*, K.C., McEvoy, E., Batzle, M.L., 2009, Maturity and Impedance Analyses of Organic-Rich Shales: paper nr. 123531-MS, SPE Rocky Mountain Petroleum Technology Conference in Denver.
  • Prasad, M., 2007, Impedance Microstructure of Kerogen Shales: Oil Shale Symposium Proceedings, Colorado School of Mines.
  • Mukerji, T., Dutta, N., Prasad, M., and Dvorkin, J., 2002, Seismic detection and estimation of overpressures Part I: The rock physics basis: CSEG Recorder, v. 27, #7, 34-57.
  • Dutta, N., Mukerji, T., Prasad, M., and Dvorkin, J., 2002, Seismic detection and estimation of overpressures Part II: Field Applications: CSEG Recorder, v. 27, 58-73.
  • Prasad, M., *Zimmer, M., Bonner, B., Berge, P., 2006, Measurement of velocities and attenuation in shallow soils, Near-Surface Geophysics Volume II: Case Histories, Soc. Expl. Geophys., Tulsa, OK.
  • Kopycinska-Müller*, M., Prasad, M., Rabe, U., and Arnold, A., 2005, Elastic properties of clay minerals determined by Atomic Force Acoustic Microscopy Technique: in Acoustical Imaging, 28, p. 409-416, ed. Michael A. P., Dordrecht : Springer Verlag.
  • Mukerji, T., Prasad, M., 2005, Image processing of acoustic microscopy data to estimate textural scales and anisotropy in shales: in Acoustical Imaging, 28, p. 409-416, Ed. Michael A. P., Springer Verlag.
  • Du Bernard*, X., Prasad, M., Reinstaedtler, M., 2003, The effect of cementation on the seismic properties of sandstones: in Acoustical Imaging, 27, p. 399-406, Eds. Arnold, K. W.; Hirsekorn, S., Springer Verlag.
  • Prasad, M., Reinstaedler, M., Nur, A., Arnold, W., 2002, Quantitative acoustic microscopy: Applications to petrophysical studies of reservoir rocks: in Acoustical Imaging, 26, p. 399-406, Ed. Maev, R. Gr., Springer Verlag.
  • Prasad, M., Nur, A., Mavko, G., Dvorkin, J., 2001, Acoustic properties of petroliferous liquids: Chapter 8 in Handbook Elastic Properties of Solids, Liquids, and Gases, Volume IV: Elastic Properties of Fluids: Liquids and Gases, eds. Levy, Bass, and Stern, Academic Press.
  • Prasad, M., Nur, A., Mavko, G., Dvorkin, J., 2001, Acoustic properties in rocks saturated with petroliferous liquids: Chapter 9 in Handbook Elastic Properties of Solids, Liquids, and Gases, Volume IV: Elastic Properties of Fluids: Liquids and Gases, eds. Levy, Bass, and Stern, Academic Press.
  • Manghnani, M. H., Prasad, M., Zinin, P.V., Wang, Y., Balogh, J., Deb, S.K., Lemor, R., 2001, Characterization of microstructure and interfacial properties of advanced ceramic composites by ultrasonics, scanning acoustic microscopy and Raman spectroscopy: in Nondestructive Characterization of Materials, X, eds. Green et al., Elsevier Science Ltd., New York.
  • Singh, B. P., Prasad, M., 1990, The Solid Earth: in Pebbles on the Beach, A Course book for Adult Education, UBS Publishers, Bombay, India.