Publications & Presentations

Journal Papers

Kolla, S.S., Mohan, R.S. and Shoham, O., Journal of Energy Resources Technology, Paper No: JERT-19-1823, August 30, 2020, https://doi.org/10.1115/1.4048230

Kolla, S.S., Mohan, R.S. and Shoham, O., Journal of Fluids Engineering, FE-18-1178, 141(9), 091303, April 15, 2019, https://doi.org/10.1115/1.4043161

Kolla, S.S., Mohan, R.S. and Shoham, O., Journal of Energy Resources Technology, JERT-18-1626, Apr 2020, 142(4): 042003 (9 pages), September 25, 2019, https://doi.org/10.1115/1.4044762

Kolla, S.S., Mohan, R.S. and Shoham, O., Journal of Energy Resources Technology, Paper No: JERT-17-1241, Volume 140, Issue 5, 10 pages, December 22, 2017, doi:10.1115/1.4038622

Kolla, S.S., Mohan, R.S. and Shoham, O., Journal of Energy Resources Technology, Paper No: JERT-19-1702, Sep 2021, 143(9): 093005 (14 pages), https://doi.org/10.1115/1.4051423

Conference Papers

Kolla, S.S., Mohan, R.S. and Shoham, O., Proceedings of the ASME 2021, Fluids Engineering Division Summer Meeting, FEDSM2021-66074, V003T08A030; 11 pages, October 1, 2021

Kolla, S.S., Asgharpour, A., Shirazi, S. A., Silva, G., Proceedings of the ASME 2020 Fluids Engineering Division Summer Meeting, FEDSM2020‐20337, July 12-16, 2020, Orlando, Florida, USA

  • “A Unified Mechanistic Model for Sand Transport in Horizontal and Inclined Pipelines and wellbores”

Kolla, S.S., Shirazi, S. A., Proceedings of the ASME 2020 Fluids Engineering Division Summer Meeting, Technical Presentation, FEDSM2020‐20341, July 12-16, 2020, Orlando, Florida, USA

Kolla, S.S, Xu. B., Luo. Q., Ahmed. N., Shirazi. S.A., Sen. S., Society of Petroleum Engineers, 2020 SPE ATCE, Production Monitoring, Surveillance, and Optimization, Houston, TX

Shah, M. J., Kolla, S.S., Mohan, R.S. and Shoham, O., Proceedings of the ASME 2020 Fluids Engineering Division Summer Meeting, FEDSM2020‐20090, July 12-16, 2020, Orlando, Florida, USA

Kolla, S.S., Mohan, R.S. and Shoham, O., Proceedings of the ASME-JSME-KSME 2019 Joint Fluids Engineering Conference, AJKFLUIDS2019-4735, San Francisco, July 28- August 1, 2019

  • “Numerical Study Of Flow Physics In Gas-Liquid Cylindrical Cyclone (GLCC) Separator”

Kolla, S.S., Mohan, R.S. and Shoham, O., Proceedings of the ASME-JSME-KSME 2019 Joint Fluids Engineering Conference, AJKFLUIDS2019-4736, San Francisco, July 28- August 1, 2019

Kolla, S.S., Mohan, R.S. and Shoham, O., Proceedings of the ASME-JSME-KSME 2019 Joint Fluids Engineering Conference, AJKFLUIDS2019-4737, San Francisco, July 28- August 1, 2019

  • “Numerical Analysis Of Stratified Air-Water Flow In A Horizontal Pipe”

Kolla, S.S., Mohan, R.S. and Shoham, O., Proceedings of the ASME-JSME-KSME 2019 Joint Fluids Engineering Conference, AJKFLUIDS2019-5639, San Francisco, July 28- August 1, 2019

Kolla, S.S., Mohan, R.S. and Shoham, O., Proceedings of the ASME-JSME-KSME 2019 Joint Fluids Engineering Conference, AJKFLUIDS2019-5579, San Francisco, July 28- August 1, 2019

Mule. A., Dabirian. R., Kolla, S.S., Mohan, R.S. and Shoham, O., Proceedings of the ASME-JSME-KSME 2019 Joint Fluids Engineering Conference, AJKFLUIDS2019-5554, San Francisco, July 28- August 1, 2019

Kolla, S.S., Mohan, R.S. and Shoham, O., FEDSM2018-83301, Proceedings of the ASME 2018 5th Joint US-European Fluids Engineering Summer Conference, Montreal, Quebec, Canada, July 15-20, 2018

Kolla, S.S., Mohan, R.S. and Shoham, O., FEDSM2018-83406, Proceedings of the ASME 2018 5th Joint US-European Fluids Engineering Summer Conference, Montreal, Quebec, Canada, July 15-20, 2018.

Kolla, S.S., Mohan, R.S. and Shoham, O., FEDSM2018-83406, Proceedings of the ASME 2018 5th Joint US-European Fluids Engineering Summer Conference, Montreal, Quebec, Canada, July 15-20, 2018.

  • “Dynamic Zero-Net Liquid Holdup (ZNLH) in Gas-Liquid Cylindrical Cyclones”

Karpurapu, M. P., Kolla, S.S., Mohan, R.S. and Shoham, O., FEDSM2018-83309, Proceedings of the ASME 2018 5th Joint US-European Fluids Engineering Summer Conference, Montreal, Quebec, Canada, July 15-20, 2018.

Kolla, S.S., Karpurapu, M. P., Mohan, R.S. and Shoham, O., IMECE2018-88481, Proceedings of the ASME 2018 International Mechanical Engineering Congress & Exposition, Pittsburgh, PA, Nov. 09-15, 2018, Volume 7: Fluids Engineering, pp. V007T09A016; 10 pages, ISBN: 978-0-7918-5210-1, doi:10.1115/IMECE2018-88481

Kolla, S.S., Mohan, R.S. and Shoham, O., FEDSM2017-69412, Proceedings of the ASME 2017 Fluids Engineering Summer Conference, Hawaii, July 30- August 03, 2017

Kolla, S.S., Mohan, R.S. and Shoham, O., FEDSM2017-69413, Proceedings of the ASME 2017 Fluids Engineering Summer Conference, Hawaii, July 30- August 03, 2017

Kolla, S.S., Mohan, R.S. and Shoham, O., IMECE2016-67457, Proceedings of the ASME 2016 International Mechanical Engineering Congress & Exposition, Phoenix, AZ, Nov. 11-17, 2016

Kolla, S.S., Mohan, R.S. and Shoham, O., IMECE2016-67863, Proceedings of the ASME 2016 International Mechanical Engineering Congress & Exposition, Phoenix, AZ, Nov. 11-17, 2016. ISBN: 978-0-7918-5061-9

  • * “Prediction of Critical Velocity for Sand Transport using Artificial Intelligence”

Kolla, S.S, Xu. B., Sajeev, S. K., Shirazi. S.A., Sen. S., BHRG 12th International Conference on Multiphase North America, 10th - 12th June 2020, Banff, Canada (postponed to 2021)

  • * “Effect of Liquid Level on Gas- Carry Under in Gas Liquid Cylindrical Cyclone Separators

Kolla, S.S., Mohan, R.S. and Shoham, O., Journal of Fluids Engineering, FE-22-1068, January 2022


(* manuscript under review, ** manuscript under preparation)

Technical Presentations

  • “CFD, FEA and/or FSI Simulations in the Oil and Gas Industry”

Kolla, S.S., Oklahoma Society of Professional Engineers Conference, June 20, 2019

  • “A Gas Carry-Under Model Under Control Configuration”

Kolla, S.S., Mohan, R.S. and Shoham, O., 39th Oklahoma AIAA/ASME Symposium, April 06, 2019

  • “Stratified Air-Water Flow in a Horizontal Pipe”

Kolla, S.S., Mohan, R.S. and Shoham, O., 39th Oklahoma AIAA/ASME Symposium, April 06, 2019

  • “Mechanistic Model to Predict the Entrainment of Gas in Gas-Liquid Cylindrical Cyclone Compact Separator”

Kolla, S.S., Mohan, R.S. and Shoham, O., 39th Oklahoma AIAA/ASME Symposium, April 06, 2019

  • “Numerical Analysis of Oil-Water Flow in HPS”

Kolla, S.S., Mohan, R.S. and Shoham, O., 39th Oklahoma AIAA/ASME Symposium, April 06, 2019

  • “Flow Physics of Wall Jet Film in Gas-Liquid Cylindrical Cyclone Compact Separator Under Control Configuration”

Kolla, S.S., Mohan, R.S. and Shoham, O., 39th Oklahoma AIAA/ASME Symposium, April 06, 2019

  • “Utilizing Simulations to Improve Design Performance in Oil and Gas Industry- FEA, CFD & FSI as Examples”

Kolla, S.S., ASME Mid-Continent Meeting, Tulsa, Oklahoma, January 10, 2019

  • “Analysis of Gas Carry-Under in GLCC for Different Fluid Properties Under Varying Liquid Levels”

Kolla, S.S., Mohan, R.S. and Shoham, O., 38th Oklahoma AIAA/ASME Symposium, April 14, 2018

  • “Evolution of Gas Volume Fraction in Lower Section of GLCC in Control Configuration”

Kolla, S.S., Mohan, R.S. and Shoham, O., 38th Oklahoma AIAA/ASME Symposium, April 14, 2018

  • “Zero-Net Liquid Holdup in GLCC under Flowing Conditions- A Mechanistic Model and its Validation”

Karpurapu, M. P., Kolla, S.S., Mohan, R.S. and Shoham, O., 38th Oklahoma AIAA/ASME Symposium, April 14, 2018

  • “Experimental Investigation of Dynamic Zero-Net Liquid Holdup in GLCC Separator”

Karpurapu, M. P., Kolla, S.S., Mohan, R.S. and Shoham, O., 38th Oklahoma AIAA/ASME Symposium, April 14, 2018

  • “Flow Analysis using CFD with Inlet Modifications of GLCC Separators”

Kolla, S.S., Mohan, R.S. and Shoham, O., 37th Oklahoma AIAA/ASME Symposium, April 15, 2017, Oral Roberts University, Tulsa, Oklahoma, USA

  • “Structural Analysis of GLCC Inlet Modifications”

Kolla, S.S., Mohan, R.S. and Shoham, O., 37th Oklahoma AIAA/ASME Symposium, April 15, 2017, Oral Roberts University, Tulsa, Oklahoma, USA

  • “Structural Integrity Analysis of GLCC Separators Inlet”

Kolla, S.S., Mohan, R.S. and Shoham, O., 36th Oklahoma AIAA/ASME Symposium, April 16, 2016 Devon Energy Hall, University of Oklahoma, OK, USA

  • “Simulation of Multiphase Flows in Design of Gerotor pumps”

Kolla, S.S., ANSYS Automotive Simulation World Congress, October 30-31, 2012, Detroit, USA

  • “Experimental Investigation of Liquid Carry-Over in GLCC Separators”

Kolla, S.S., Mohan, R.S. and Shoham, O., Wang. S., Gomez, L. E., 2nd International Conference on Recent Advances in Experimental Fluid Mechanics, March 3-6th, K.L.

College of Engineering, India, 2008

  • “Experimental Investigation effect of fluid properties on the Liquid Carry-Over for three-phase flow in GLCC”

Kolla, S.S., Mohan, R.S. and Shoham, O., Wang. S., Gomez, L. E., South Western, and Rocky Mountain Division of AAAS symposium, University of Tulsa, April 2006

  • “Liquid Carry-Over Operational Envelop for 3-Phase Flow in GLCC-Fluid Properties”

Kolla, S.S., Mohan, R.S. and Shoham, O., Wang. S., Gomez, L. E., 26th AIAA/ASME Symposium, 2006, University of Oklahoma, Norman, OK, USA

  • “Liquid Carry-Over Operational Envelop for 3-Phase Flow in GLCC-watercut”

Kolla, S.S., Mohan, R.S. and Shoham, O., Wang. S., Gomez, L. E., 25th AIAA/ASME Symposium, 2005, Oklahoma State University, Stillwater, OK, USA