Ivan Chukanov

Research Scientists

Research Scientist


Research Interests

Chemical engineering, hydraulic fracturing, acid fracturing, matrix acidizing, carbon nanomaterials

Selected Publications

  • Getting More with Less: Low-Viscosity Fluid Implementation for a Conventional Formation in Western Siberia, Russia
    F.Yu. Leskin, S.R. Pavlova, L.S. Belyakova, I.S. Chukanov, E.A. Inozemtseva, et al.
    SPE205917-MS, (2021)
  • Comparative Analysis of Methods of Oxidative Modification of Carbon Nanofibers
    A. G. Bannov, V. K. Varentsov, I. S. Chukanov, E.V. Gorodilova, G. G. Kuvshinov.
    Protection of Metals and Physical Chemistry of Surfaces, 48, 199-206, (2012)
  • Structural changes in carbon nanofibers induced by ball milling
    N. F. Uvarov, A. V. Uchina, I. S. Chukanov, K.D. Dukova, G. G. Kuvshinov.
    Carbon, 50, 1090-1098, (2012)
  • Synthesis of nanocomposite materials in the SnO2-NiO system.
    A.I. Aparnev, A.A. Golubchuk, I.S. Chukanov, N. F. Uvarov.
    Glass Physics and Chemistry, 38, 131–136, (2012)
  • Changes in the properties of fibrous nanocarbons during high-temperature heat treatment
    G.G. Kuvshinov, Y.L. Krutsky, V.V. Ochkov, V.I. Zaikovskii, D.G. Kuvshinov.
    Carbon, 47, 215-225, (2009) 
  • Effect of the carbon support nano-structures on the performance of Ru catalysts in the hydrogenation of paracetamol
    E. Asedegbega-Nieto, B. Bachiller-Baeza, D.G. Kuvshinov, F.R. Garcia-Garcia, G.G. Kuvshinov, I.S. Chukanov, A. Guerrero-Ruiz, I. Rodriguez-Ramos.
    Carbon, 46, 1046-1052, (2008)


  • Ph.D., Chemistry, Dmitry Mendeleyev University of Chemical Technology of Russia, Moscow, Russia, 2011
  • Engineer, Chemical Engineering, Novosibirsk State Technical University, Novosibirsk, Russia, 2005

Professional Profile

  • 2003-2005: Laboratory assistant, Boreskov Institute of Catalysis SB RAS, Novosibirsk, Russia
  • 2005-2011: Associate professor assistant, Novosibirsk State Technical University, Novosibirsk, Russia
  • 2011-2022: Chemical Engineer, Novosibirsk Technology Center Schlumberger, Novosibirsk, Russia
  • 2022-2023: Senior Chemical Engineer, Novosibirsk Technology Center Schlumberger, Novosibirsk, Russia
  • 2023-present: Research Scientist, KAUST, Thuwal, Saudi Arabia

KAUST Affiliations

  • Ali I. Al-Naimi Petroleum Engineering Research Center (ANPERC)
  • Physical Science and Engineering Division (PSE)

Research Interests Keywords

Setup engineering Hydraulic fracturing Materials and process modeling