Stanford University
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Oleg Volkov

  • Sr Res Scientist-Physical, Department of Energy Resources Engineering
Dr. Volkov has over fourteen years of experience in constrained optimization applied research.
After receiving his M.Sc. degree in Mechanical Engineering (Ecole Polytechnique de Montreal) and
a Ph.D. degree in Applied Mathematics (University of Montreal), he then worked on industrial
contracts related to the optimal control of phase transition systems and optimal design of porous
media. Subsequently, Dr. Volkov served one year fixed term at the rank of an Assistant Professor
in Physics at St. Francis Xavier University in Nova Scotia. His current research interests include
implementation and refinement of the gradient-based optimization methods in application to hydrocarbon
field development.

2019 Webby Award Nominee

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