Dr. Eng. David Echeverría Ciaurri


Telecommunication Engineer and Mathematician
Research Staff Member at IBM Research

           
Department      : Petroleum and Energy Analytics
Address         : IBM Research - Watson Research Center
                  P.O. Box 218
                  Yorktown Heights, NY 10598
Phone           : +1 914 945 1191
Fax             : +1 914 945 3434
Mail            : David Echeverria Ciaurri

Smarter Oilfields

T. Wen, M.R. Thiele, D. Echeverría Ciaurri, K. Aziz and Y. Ye.
Waterflood Management Using Two-Stage Optimization with Streamline Simulation. (.pdf)
Computational Geosciences, 2014.

O.J. Isebor, D. Echeverría Ciaurri and L.J. Durlofsky.
Generalized Field Development Optimization Using Derivative-Free Procedures. (.pdf)
Society of Petroleum Engineers (SPE) Journal, 2014.

O.J. Isebor, L.J. Durlofsky and D. Echeverría Ciaurri.
A Derivative-Free Methodology with Local and Global Search for the Constrained Joint Optimization of Well Locations and Controls. (.pdf)
Computational Geosciences, November, 2013.

R. Rodríguez Torrado, D. Echeverría Ciaurri, Ulisses Mello and S. Embid Droz.
Fast Reservoir Performance Evaluation Under Uncertainty: Opening New Opportunities. (.pdf)
Paper SPE 166392 presented at the SPE Annual Technical Conference and Exhibition, New Orleans, LA, USA, September 30-October 2, 2013.

M.C. Bellout, D. Echeverría Ciaurri, L.J. Durlofsky, B. Foss and J. Kleppe.
Joint Optimization of Oil Well Placement and Controls. (.pdf)
Computational Geosciences, 16(4), pp. 1061-1079, 2012.

D. Echeverría Ciaurri, A.R. Conn, U.T. Mello and J.E. Onwunalu.
Integrating Mathematical Optimization and Decision Making in Intelligent Fields. (.pdf)
Paper SPE 149780 presented at the SPE Intelligent Energy International, Utrecht, The Netherlands, March 27-29, 2012.


Smart Fields

H. Wang, D. Echeverría Ciaurri, L.J. Durlofsky and A. Cominelli.
Optimal Well Placement Under Uncertainty Using a Retrospective Optimization Framework. (.pdf)
Society of Petroleum Engineers (SPE) Journal, 17(1), pp. 112-121, 2012.

D. Echeverría Ciaurri, T. Mukerji and L.J. Durlofsky.
Derivative-Free Optimization for Oil Field Operations. (.pdf)
X.S. Yang and S. Koziel (Eds.) Computational Optimization and Applications in Engineering and Industry, Series: Studies in Computational Intelligence, Springer, pp. 19-55, 2011.

D. Echeverría Ciaurri, O.J. Isebor and L.J. Durlofsky.
Application of Derivative-Free Methodologies to Generally Constrained Oil Production Optimisation Problems. (.pdf)
International Journal of Mathematical Modelling and Numerical Optimisation, 2(2), pp. 134-161, 2011.

M. Dadashpour, D. Echeverría Ciaurri, T. Mukerji, J. Kleppe and M. Landrø.
A Derivative-Free Approach for the Estimation of Porosity and Permeability Using Time-Lapse Seismic and Production Data. (.pdf)
Journal of Geophysics and Engineering, 7, pp. 351-368, 2010.

M. Dadashpour, D. Echeverría Ciaurri, J. Kleppe and M. Landrø.
Porosity and Permeability Estimation by Integration of Production and Time-Lapse Near and Far Offset Seismic Data. (.pdf)
Journal of Geophysics and Engineering, 6, pp. 325-344, 2009.


Efficient optimization

O. Kramer, D. Echeverría Ciaurri and S. Koziel.
Derivative-Free Optimization. (.pdf )
S. Koziel and X.S. Yang (Eds.) Computational Optimization, Methods and Algorithms, Series: Studies in Computational Intelligence, Springer, pp. 61-83, 2011.

S. Koziel, D. Echeverría Ciaurri and L. Leifsson.
Surrogate-Based Methods. (.pdf )
S. Koziel and X.S. Yang (Eds.) Computational Optimization, Methods and Algorithms, Series: Studies in Computational Intelligence, Springer, pp. 33-59, 2011.

D. Echeverría, D. Lahaye and P.W. Hemker.
Space Mapping and Defect Correction. (.pdf)
J. Rommes, W. Schilders and H. van der Vorst (Eds.), Model Order Reduction: Theory, Research Aspects and Applications, Series: Mathematics in Industry, Springer, pp. 157-176, 2008.


Space Mapping and Manifold Mapping

S. Koziel and David Echeverría Ciaurri.
Reliable Simulation-Driven Design Optimization of Microwave Structures Using Manifold Mapping. (.pdf)
Progress in Electromagnetic Research B (PIER B), 26, pp. 361-382, 2010.

D. Echeverría and P.W. Hemker.
Manifold Mapping: a Two-Level Optimization Technique. (.pdf)
Computing and Visualization in Science, 11, pp. 193-206, 2008.

D. Echeverría.
Multi-Level Optimization: Space Mapping and Manifold Mapping. (.pdf)
PhD Thesis, March, 2007.

D. Echeverría.
Two New Variants of the Manifold-Mapping Technique. (.pdf)
COMPEL The International Journal for Computation and Mathematics in Electrical
and Electronic Engineering, 26(2), pp. 334-344, 2007.

P.W. Hemker and D. Echeverría.
A Trust-Region Strategy for Manifold Mapping Optimization. (.pdf)
JCP Journal of Computational Physics, 224(1), pp. 464-475, 2007.

D. Echeverría and C. Tong.
Towards Multilevel Optimization: Space-Mapping and Manifold-Mapping. (.pdf)
Technical Report UCRL-TR-223288, LLNL, 2006.

D. Echeverría, D. Lahaye, L. Encica, E.A. Lomonova, P.W. Hemker and A.J.A. Vandenput.
Manifold-Mapping Optimization Applied to Linear Actuator Design. (.pdf)
IEEE Transactions on Magnetics, 42(4), pp. 1183-1186, 2006.

D. Echeverría, D. Lahaye, L. Encica, E.A. Lomonova, P.W. Hemker and A.J.A. Vandenput.
Manifold-Mapping Optimization Applied to Linear Actuator Design. (.pdf)
Technical Report MAS-E0606, CWI, 2006.

L. Encica, D. Echeverría, E.A. Lomonova, A.J.A. Vandenput, P.W. Hemker and D. Lahaye.
Efficient Optimal Design of Electromagnetic Actuators Using Space Mapping. (.pdf)
SMO Structural and Multidisciplinary Optimization, 2006.

D. Echeverría and P.W. Hemker.
Space Mapping and Defect Correction. (.pdf)
CMAM Computational Methods in Applied Mathematics, 5(2), pp. 107-136, 2005.

D. Echeverría, D. Lahaye, L. Encica and P.W. Hemker.
Optimisation in Electromagnetics with the Space-Mapping Technique. (.pdf)
COMPEL The International Journal for Computation and Mathematics in Electrical
and Electronic Engineering, 24(3), pp. 952-966, 2005.


Some available software

A Multigrid Toolbox for MatLab (only linear case now available)


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