Jaisree Kannan Iyer


Portrait of  Jaisree Kannan Iyer
  • Title
    Chemical Engineer, Deputy Group Leader, Porous Media Group
  • Email
  • Phone
    (925) 422-1756
  • Organization
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Research Interests

I primarily develop experimentally calibrated models for processes that have fluid transport and reactions. My research has focused on the application areas of carbon capture and storage, cement curing and fluid transport in polymers. 

Ph.D., Chemical Engineering, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 2013

M.Sc., Chemical Engineering Practice, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 2012

B.Tech., Chemical Engineering, Indian Institute of Technology, 2007

ORCiD: https://orcid.org/0000-0002-1154-3030

Iyer, J., Moore, T., Nguyen, D., Roy, P., Stolaroff, J.; “Heat transfer and pressure drop characteristics of heat exchangers based on triply periodic minimal and periodic nodal surfaces”, Appl. Therm. Eng., 209, 118192, 2022. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.applthermaleng.2022.118192

Iyer J., Lackey G., Edvardsen L., Bean A., Carroll S. A., Huerta N., Smith M. M., Torsæter M., Dilmore R. M., Cerasi P., “A Review of Well Integrity Based on Field Experience at Carbon Utilization and Storage Sites” Int. J. Greenh. Gas Control, 113, 103533, 2022. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ijggc.2021.103533

Rhino K., Iyer J., Walsh S. D. C., Carroll S. A., Smith M. M., “Influence of effective stress and transport on mechanical and chemical alteration processes at the Cement-Caprock interface” Int. J. Greenh. Gas Control, 109, 103340, 2021. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ijggc.2021.103340

Moore T., Nguyen D., Iyer J., Roy P., Stolaroff J. K., “Advanced absorber heat integration via heat exchange packings” AIChE J., 67, e17243, 2021. https://doi.org/10.1002/aic.17243

Panduro E. A. C., Cordonnier B., Gawel K., Børve I., Iyer J., Carroll S. A., Michels L., Rogowska M., McBeck J. A., Sørensen H. O., Walsh, S. D. C., Renard F., Gibaud A., Torsæter M., Breiby D. W., “Real time 3D observations of Portland cement carbonation at CO2 storage conditions” Environ. Sci. Technol., 54, 13, 8323-8332, 2020. https://doi.org/10.1021/acs.est.0c00578

Rod K. A., Iyer J., Lonergan C., Varga T., Cantrell K., Reno L. R., “Geochemical narrowing of cement fracture aperture during multiphase flow of supercritical CO2 and brine” Int. J. Greenh. Gas Control, 95, 102978,  2020. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ijggc.2020.102978

Iyer J., Chen X., Carroll S. A., “Impact of chemical and mechanical processes on leakage from damaged wells in CO2 storage sites” Environ. Sci. Technol., 54, 2, 1196-1203, 2020. https://doi.org/10.1021/acs.est.9b05039

Roy P., Morris J. P., Walsh S. D. C., Iyer J., Carroll S., “Effect of thermal stress on wellbore integrity during CO2 injection” Int. J. Greenh. Gas Control, 77, 14-26, 2018. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ijggc.2018.07.012

Iyer J., Walsh S. D. C., Hao Y., Carroll S. A., “Assessment of two-phase flow on the chemical alteration and sealing of leakage pathways in cemented wellbores” Int. J. Greenh. Gas Control, 69, 72-80, 2018. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ijggc.2017.12.001

Carroll S. A., Iyer J., Walsh S. D. C., “Influence of Chemical, Mechanical, and Transport Processes on Wellbore Leakage from Geologic CO2 Storage Reservoirs” Acc. Chem. Res., 50(8), 1829-1837, 2017. https://doi.org/10.1021/acs.accounts.7b00094

Iyer J., Walsh S. D. C., Hao Y., Carroll S. A., “Incorporating reaction-rate dependence in reaction-front models of wellbore-cement/carbonated-brine systems” Int. J. Greenh. Gas Control, 59, 160-171, 2017. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ijggc.2017.01.019

Iyer, J. and Blankschtein, D., "Molecular-Thermodynamic Framework to Predict the Micellization Behavior of Mixtures of Fluorocarbon-Based and Hydrocarbon-Based Surfactants" Journal of Physical Chemistry B, 118 (9), 2377–2388, 2014, doi: http://dx.doi.org/10.1021/jp4047209.

Iyer, J., Mendenhall, J. D., and Blankschtein, D. "Computer Simulation–Molecular-Thermodynamic Framework to Predict the Micellization Behavior of Mixtures of Surfactants: Application to Binary Surfactant Mixtures" Journal of Physical Chemistry B, 117 (21), 6430–6442, 2013, doi: http://dx.doi.org/10.1021/jp4001253.

Iyer, J. and Blankschtein, D., "Are Ellipsoids Feasible Micelle Shapes? An Answer Based on a Molecular-Thermodynamic Model of Nonionic Surfactant Micelles" Journal of Physical Chemistry B, 116 (22), 6443–6454, 2012, doi: http://dx.doi.org/10.1021/jp3012975.

  • Outstanding graduate teaching assistant award, Department of Chemical Engineering, MIT (2010)
  • Best student seminar award, Department of Chemical Engineering, MIT (Fall 2010)
  • Rosemary J. Wojtowicz award, School of Chemical Engineering Practice, MIT (2009)
  • Institute silver medal, Department of Chemical Engineering, IITB (2007)
  • Institute academic prize, IITB (2004, 2005, 2006)