Jan-Dirk's current research interests are the use of systems and control theory for production optimization and reservoir management. Previously he worked for Shell International in research and operations.
Numerical reservoir simulation, recovery optimization, production optimization, history matching, data assimilation, model-order reduction
Control and optimzation of sub-surface flow (Keynote speech at the SIAM Conference on Computational Science and Engineering, Boston, Massachusetts, USA, 25 February - 1 March 2013)
Smart wells and smart fields (Website)