Curriculum Vitae

dr. Bastiaan A.H. Huisman
Reservoir Engineer, Product Owner "Integrated Software" and Domain Expert
PetroSigns development
Shell Global Solutions B.V.

Work experience

Reservoir Engineer, Product Owner Integrated Software and Domain Expert, Subsurface Modelling Technology team, Shell Global Solutions International B.V.
  • Defining and steering development on features related to visualising and post-processing simulation results, and interfacing with external simulation and analysis packages.
  • Coordinating testing of future development integrating external simulation packages into the integrated software.
  • Domain Expert and Business Owner of Simulating Naturally Fractured Reservoirs.
Reservoir Engineer at Geology and New Reservoir Types, Shell Global Solutions International B.V.
Reservoir Engineer at Carbonate Research, Shell Global Solutions International B.V.
  • Research and projects on upscaling and dynamically simulating naturally fractured carbonate reservoirs.
  • Teaching Integrated Reservoir Modelling for Carbonate Reservoirs
Consultant simulation and modelling for Shell Global Solutions International B.V.
  • Implementing models of (a.o.) the fluid properties of hydrocarbons for the in-house reservoir simulator of Shell.
  • PVT / hydrocarbon fluid property "expert".
Scientific Software Engineer, Alten Nederland
Scientific system developer. HIMS, UvA.
  • Managing computers and computer clusters.
Ph.D. Candidate Computational Chemistry and Physics. Van 't Hoff Institute for Molecular Sciences (HIMS), University of Amsterdam (UvA).
  • Self-assembly of living polymers, bundling of polymers. Statistical Physics, Monte-Carlo integration and simulation. (C++, OpenGL)
  • Liquid crystal nucleus growth. Integration of coupled partial differential equations with finite differences. (Fortran, Matlab, Maple)
  • Microscopic motion of the interface in multi-contact friction. Integration of sets of ordinary differential equations. (Fortran, Matlab)
  • Teaching assistent for Quantum Chemistry 1, Symmetry and Patterns in Nature, and Understanding Molecular Simulations.
Java programmer, and Radboud University Nijmegen (RU)
  • Atom time applet for the Servicio Hidrográfico y Oceanográfico de la Armada de Chile.
  • Webapplication to remotely control a scanning tunneling microscope.
  • Educational web-based physics simulations for first year University Physics students: Coupled pendulum, Rolling hollow cylinder
Student assistent, RU.
  • Tutor and telescope instructur for the courses: Astronomy and optics, astronomy in practice, observational astronomy.


SPE Workshop Complex Reservoir Fluids - New developments and Multi-discipline Integration
PhD in Physics (doctor in de Natuurkunde), Thesis:
Dynamical and structural self-organization
A study of friction, liquid-crystal nucleus growth, and supramolecular polymers though simple models.

Van 't Hoff Institute for Molecular Sciences, department of Computational Chemistry and Physics, University of Amsterdam.
Master of Science (doctoraaldiploma, drs.) in Natural Sciences (biological - physical), Radboud Universiteit of Nijmegen
Thesis: A simple microscopic model for the slow dynamics of the cell wall, Theoretical Solid State Physics (RU)
Major: (neuro) biophysics
Minor: Computational Physics and data analysis
Internship: Experimental Plant Biology (RU).
Propedeutics in Physics at the Radboud University of Nijmegen