Dr. Shahab D. Mohaghegh
External Affairs Director
Shahab D. Mohaghegh is the president and CEO of Intelligent Solutions, Inc. (ISI) and Professor of Petroleum and Natural Gas Engineering at West Virginia University. He holds B.S., MS, and PhD degrees in petroleum and natural gas engineering.
Shahab has pioneered the application of Artificial Intelligence and Data Mining in the Exploration and Production industry. He has authored more than 150 technical papers and carried out more than 50 projects many of them with major international companies. He is an SPE Distinguished Lecturer and has been featured in the Distinguished Author Series of SPE’s Journal of Petroleum Technology (JPT) four times.
He is the program chair of Petroleum Data-Driven Analytics, SPE’s Technical Section dedicated to data mining. He has been honored by the U.S. Secretary of Energy for his technical contribution in the aftermath of the Deepwater Horizon (Macondo) incident in the Gulf of Mexico and is a member of U.S. Secretary of Energy’s Technical Advisory Committee on Unconventional Resources.
He represents the United States, as a voting member, in the International Standard Organization (ISO) for Carbon Capture and Storage.