Sebastien Matringe


             Green Earth Sciences Building,

             367 Panama Street,

             Stanford, CA 94305





2008    PhD. Energy Resources Engineering,                                        Stanford University, California

2004    MSc. Petroleum Engineering,                                                    Stanford University, California

2004    "Diplôme d'ingénieur" (French Prof. Engineer) Mechanical Engineering, ENSEEIHT, France


Professional Experience


2007  Chevron Energy Technology Company, Houston, Texas

Intern. Reservoir Simulation Consulting team. (3 months)


2002-08   Stanford University Petroleum Research Institute, California

Research assistant. Reservoir Simulation group. Worked on mixed finite element and finite volume methods for discretization and streamline simulation on unstructured grids.

Advisors: H.A. Tchelepi, R. Juanes (at M.I.T.)

Research assistant. Gas Injection Processes group. Worked on streamline tracing, adaptive streamline coverage.

Advisor: M.G. Gerritsen.


2006   Chevron Energy Technology Company, San Ramon, California

Intern. Reservoir Simulation Research team. Worked on discretization methods with improved monotonicity in the presence of full-tensor coefficients (3 months)

Advisor: B.T. Mallison. Manager: W. Chen.


2005   ExxonMobil Upstream Research, Houston, Texas

Intern. Reservoir Simulator Development section, Numerical Analysis group (3 months)

Advisor: K.D. Wiegand. Manager: B.L. Beckner


2004   ConocoPhillips, Bartlesville, Oklahoma

Intern. Reservoir Sciences group. Worked on the adaptive implicit method and a multi-point flux approximation method for discretization (3 months)

Advisor: L.K. Thomas. Manager: M. Vienot


2002   University of California at Berkeley, California

Intern. Civil & Environmental Engineering. Worked on a drilling simulator (2 months)

Advisor: G.A. Cooper.


2001   Liebherr Aerospace, Toulouse, France

Intern. Worked on airplane air conditioning systems (2 months)


Teaching Experience


Teaching Assistant positions held at Stanford University:


2006 "Advanced Reservoir Simulation"                         L.J. Durlofky, H.A. Tchelepi 


2005 "Optimization: Deterministic and Stochastic Approaches"           R.N. Horne


2005 "Applied Mathematics in Reservoir Engineering"                             R. Juanes


2004 "Reservoir Simulation"                          L.J. Durlofsky, K. Aziz, M.G. Gerritsen




Languages: French (fluent), English (fluent), German (basic), Italian (basic)


Mobility: Lived in France (14 y.), Morocco (5 y.), the US (6 y.), Gabon (3 y.)


Awards:  Frank G. Miller Award (2003), Stanford University

               Outstanding SPE Student Chapter Award (2004), SPE

               Best student paper award, PhD section, Western region (2008), SPE


Extra-Curricular Activities



2005-08 Center for Teaching and Learning (CTL), Stanford, California

Liaison between the CTL and the Teaching Assistants of the Petroleum Engineering department


2005-06 School of Earth Sciences, Stanford, California

Student representative at the Graduate Student Advisory Committee


2003-05 French Stanford Student Association, Stanford, California



2003-04 SPE, Stanford University Chapter, Stanford, California



2001-02 CNJE (National Confederation of Junior Enterprises) Paris, France

Regional Manager. In charge of 12 Junior Enterprises (student consulting firms)


2001-02 N7 Team, Toulouse, France

Cofounder, President. Association offering corporate recruiting services


2000-02 ENSEEIHT, Toulouse, France

Student representative at the board of directors


2000-02 N7 Consulting, Toulouse, France

Vice-President and project manager. Engineering consulting firm employing 85 college students.