Annual Award Recipients

Posted on November 23, 2017 by DET CRC

Frank Samani (left) and Masood Mostofi (right) recipients of the 2017 Best Technology Prize.

Congratulations to the following Annual Prize recipients at our Annual Conference.  Best Technology Prize: Frank Samani and Mosood Mostofi (both Curtin University) from the ‘Coiled Tubing Drilling for Mineral Exploration’ team for CTrol® and CTrolX®, the drilling fluid systems for the RoXplorer® coiled tubing drill rig.  Best Paper Prize: PhD student Le Van Anh Cuong (Curtin University) for his paper titled ‘Semiautomatic and Automatic Cooperative Inversion of Seismic and Magnetotelluric Data’ published in ‘Surveys in Geophysics’.  2017 PhD Student Prize: Petroleum Engineering PhD student Hongyang Zhang (Curtin University) for his presentation on ‘Experimental and numerical simulations on particle tracking of rock cuttings in coiled tube drilling’.  You can check out Hongyang’s cameo in this year’s AGM video here.