Zahra (Sonia) Dijvejin

PhD student

EME 1216


Zahra received her MASc from Tarbiat Modares University in Petroleum Engineering in 2018, studying the design and synthesis of nano-composite hydrogels as temporary well plugging agents. She received her Bachelor’s degree from the University of Tehran, investigating foam injection in fracture reservoirs.

Current Project

Zahra is studying adhesion and developing new types of 3D surfaces to lower the adhesion of solid foulants like ice.


  • M.Sc., Petroleum Engineering, Tarbiat Modares University, Iran
  • B.Sc., Petroleum Engineering, University of Tehran, Iran

Research Interests

  • Hydrogels
  • CFD
  • Petroleum engineering
  • Surface engineering