Contact Information

  • Ashutosh Sharma
    (405) 408-0128






Drilling Solutions Intern, Ensign Drilling, Houston Jun – Aug 2023
• Worked on real-time prediction of stick-slip vibration from surface drilling data using Machine Learning on 26 wells dataset from Midland and DJ basins.
• Evaluated the performance of Kaizen software to be integrated in Ensign drilling rigs.
Graduate Research Assistant, University of Oklahoma, Norman Jan 2020-present
• Working on real-time analysis of enhanced mechanical specific energy for North Sea wells and implementing machine learning approach to generate drilling efficiency graph at the rig floor`s system console in real-time.
• Working on projection of petrophysical parameters at the bit using machine learning.
• Worked on US Department of energy (DOE) project and the responsibility was to work on rock-bit interaction effect on drilling vibration using modelling approach for a geothermal well.
R&D Drilling Products intern, National Oilwell Varco, Houston TX Jun – Aug 2018
• Catalogued more than 3700 acquisition files in accordance with system requirements for NOV center upload.
• Prepared a formula based excel sheet for calculation of minimum tensile strength for different drillpipes and calculation of torque for connections to be used as reference on their center upload.
• Performed Gaging for NOV`s two different connections.
Petroleum Engineer, Raeon Energy Services LLP, Navi Mumbai, India Feb 2014 - May 2017
• Design Well Intervention: Prepared proposals for various well operations including Well kill, Well stimulation (Matrix Acidization), Surface well testing, Perforation and Well completion.
• Wellsite Petroleum Engineer: Worked as Well Site Petroleum Engineer/ Execution coordinator for surface well testing, well stimulation, well kill, perforation, well activation and well completion operations.
• Tendering & Bid proposals: Drafted tenders for bidding with various clients (E&P companies) for well testing services, well stimulation services, field development planning and Logging services.


Machine Learning
Drilling engineering
Production Engineering
Well Testing
R-Programming language
Microsoft word/Excel/powerpoint/visio
Research and development


PhD in Petroleum Engineering, University of Oklahoma; May 2024; GPA 4.0/4.0
Dissertation: Incorporating rock behavior in real-time drilling analysis.
M.S. in Data Science & Analytics, Georgia Institute of Technology; May 2024; GPA 3.85/4
M.S. in Petroleum Engineering, University of Oklahoma; Dec 2019; GPA 3.44/4
Thesis: Experimental evaluation of a centrifugal packer-type downhole separator.
B. S. in Petroleum Engineering, Maharashtra Institute of Technology, India; Aug 2013; GPA 7.4/10
Capstone: Performance modelling and optimization of a well in an undersaturated oil reservoir.