About Dr. Sharma







  • Integration of Geochemistry into a Geomechanical Subsurface Flow Simulator
  • The Impact of Changes in Natural Fracture Fluid Pressure on the Creation of Fracture Networks
  • Impact of well placement on heat production from complex fracture networks in enhanced geothermal systems: A semi-analytical model
  • Uniquely determine fracture dimension and formation permeability from diagnostic fracture injection test
  • A computationally efficient model for fracture propagation and fluid flow in naturally fractured reservoirs


  • PGE 364/383 Topic 24-Natural Gas Engineering
  • PGE 386 Advanced fluid flow in porous media
  • PGE 424 Petrophysics and Fluid Flow Laboratory
  • PGE 383 Near Wellbore Production Problems
  • Hydraulic Fracturing
  • Formation Damage
  • Oilfield Water Production, Handling and Injection: Make Oilfield Water an Asset not a Liability
  • Production Engineering I & II


  • Professor Mukul Sharma discusses Integrated Fracturing, Geomechanics and Reservoir Simulation: Using a Fit-for-Purpose Tool as part of our ongoing free LIVE webinar series. Join us on 12/4 from 12-1PM CT @ http://links.utexas.edu/blqtlou #webinar #energy #research 

  • Press Release for SPE John Franklin Carll Award

    Contact: Cynthia Thompson, SPE Awards, awards@spe.org or +1.972.952.9370

    Dr. Sharma receiving the award at the ATCE2017 Annual Awards BanquetRichardson, TX (11 October 2017) The Society of Petroleum Engineers (SPE) recently honored Dr. Mukul M. Sharma with the SPE SPE John Franklin Carll Award at SPE’s Annual Technical Conference and Exhibition held 9-11 October in San Antonio, TX. Sharma is Professor at The University of Texas at Austin.

    Sharma is being recognized for his seminal contributions to the exploration and production of hydrocarbons from conventional and unconventional resources and his renowned leadership in the areas of formation damage, produced water management and hydraulic fracturing.

    SPE serves more than 164,000 members worldwide, sharing technical knowledge for the benefit of our industry. Each year, SPE presents awards that recognize members whose efforts have advanced petroleum technology, as well as their professional achievements and contributions to the industry and the society.

    “It is an honor to recognize Mukul for his commitment and dedication to the oil and gas industry with the SPE John Franklin Carll Award. SPE international award winners were nominated by their colleagues and selected by their peers for their achievement and contributions and it’s my pleasure to congratulate him on receiving this prestigious international award from SPE,” said Janeen Judah, 2017 SPE President.



    The Society of Petroleum Engineers (SPE) is a not-for-profit professional association whose members are engaged in energy resources development and production. SPE serves more than worldwide 164,000 members. SPE is a key resource for technical knowledge related to the oil and gas exploration and production industry and provides services through its publications, events, training courses, and online resources at www.spe.org.


  • Save the date! -- The 11th annual meeting on Hydraulic Fracturing and Sand Control IAP will be held on April 24th-26th, 2017 at the AT&T Executive Education and Conference Center, located the University of Texas at Austin Campus.  For information about the IAP click here