Sahar Mohammadi

Sahar Mohammadi
  • Assistant Scientist
  • Courtesy Assistant Professor


B.S. in Geology, Azad University-Khorasgan Branch, 2002, Isfahan
M.S. in Geology-Sedimentary Petrology & Sedimentology, Azad University-Science and Research Branch, 2009, Tehran
Ph.D. in Geology, Oklahoma State University, 2016, Stillwater


Research Interests: 

  • Hydrothermal system & petroleum system analyses  
  • Structural control of hydrothermal fluid migration 
  • Reservoir diagenetic history 
  • Critical minerals and REEs in Pennsylvanian black shale 
  • The absolute and relative timing of hydrocarbon charging 
  • Radiometric dating of pore- and fracture-fills carbonates  

Current Research Projects:

  • Critical Minerals (e.g. V-Ni-Mo-U) in Pennsylvanian black shales of the US Midcontinent 
  • Structural control of hydrothermal fluid migration, Northern Oklahoma and Kansas: Impact on reservoir properties 


  • Geological Society of America (GSA) 
  • International Association of Sedimentologists (IAS) 
  • The Society for Sedimentary Geology (SEPM)  
  • American Association of Petroleum Geologists (AAPG)
  • Sigma Xi