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Somasekhara Reddy Medam


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Education and employment background

Chief Information Officer, ResFrac Corporation, September 2018 - present

Various roles including Senior PM Lead and Engineering Leader, Microsoft Corporation, June 2004 - September 2018

Analyst Programmer, Sathguru Management Consultants, March 2001 - June 2004

MLA, Management, Harvard University, 2018

Graduate Certificate, Strategic Management, Harvard University

Awards and honors


Professional certifications

Microsoft Professional Program in Data Science

Project Management Professional (PMP)

Journal articles


Kang, C.A., Brandt, A.R., Durlofsky, L.J., Jayaweera, I. 2016. Assessment of advanced solvent-based post-combustion CO2 capture processes using a bi-objective optimization technique. Applied Energy, 179(2016):1209-1219. doi: 10.1016/j.apenergy.2016.07.062

Kang, C.A., Brandt, A.R., Durlofsky, L.J. 2016. A new carbon capture proxy model for optimizing the design and time-varying operation of a coal-natural gas power station. International Journal of Greenhouse Gas Control, 48(2016):234-252. doi: 10.1016/j.ijggc.2015.11.023

Brodrick, P.G., Kang, C.A., Brandt, A.R., Durlofsky, L.J. 2015. Optimization of carbon-capture-enabled coal-gas-solar power generation. Energy 79(2015):149-162. doi: 10.1016/j.energy.2014.11.003

Kang, C.A., Brandt, A.R., Durlofsky, L.J. 2014. Optimizing heat integration in a flexible coal-natural gas power station with CO2 capture. International Journal of Greenhouse Gas Control 31(2014):138-152. doi: 12.1016/j.ijggc.2014.09.019

Kang, C.A., Brandt, A.R., Durlofsky, L.J. 2011. Optimal operation of an integrated energy system including fossil fuel power generation, CO2 capture and wind. Energy 36(12):6806-6820. doi: 10.1016/j.energy.2011.10.015

Conference papers 

McClure, M.W., Kang, C.A. 2018. Applying a combined hydraulic fracturing, reservoir, and wellbore simulator: Staged Field Experiment #3, cluster spacing, and stacked parent/child frac hits. SPE-190049-MS. Presented at the SPE Western Regional Meeting, Garden Grove, CA, USA, April 22-26, 2018. doi: 10.2118/190049-MS

McClure, M.W., Kang, C.A. 2017. A three-dimensional reservoir, wellbore, and hydraulic fracturing simulator that is compositional and thermal, tracks proppant and water solute transport, includes non-Darcy and non-Newtonian flow, and handles fracture closure. SPE-182593-MS. Presented at the Society of Petroleum Engineers Reservoir Simulation Conference, Montgomery, Texas, USA, February 20 – 22, 2017. doi: 10.2118/182593-MS

Kang, C.A., Brandt, A.R., Durlofsky, L.J. 2013. Optimal heat integration in a coal-natural gas energy park with CO2 capture. Energy Procedia 37(2013):2715-2726. Poster presented at the 11th International Conference on Greenhouse Gas Control Technologies (GHGT-11), Kyoto, Japan, November 18 – 22, 2012. doi: 10.1016/j.egypro.2013.06.156

Kang, C.A., Brandt, A.R., Durlofsky, L.J. 2012. Impact of CO2 emissions policy and system configuration on optimal operation of an integrated fossil-renewable energy park. CMTC paper 151446. Presented at the Carbon Management Technology Conference (CMTC 2012), Orlando, Florida, USA, February 7 – 9, 2012. doi: 10.7122/151446-MS 

Conference presentations (no paper)


Brodrick, P.G., Kang, C.A., Brandt, A.R., Durlofsky, L.J. 2013. Optimal design and operation of integrated energy systems incorporating CO2 capture, with application to coal-gas and coal-gas-solar thermal configurations. Abstract #306617. Poster presented at the Carbon Management Technology Conference (CMTC 2013), Alexandria, Virginia, USA, October 21 – 23, 2013. URL: http://www3.aiche.org/proceedings/Abstract.aspx?PaperID=306617

Nightingale, R.W., Frank, Z.A., Metcalf, T.R., Kang, C.A. TRACE and SOHO/MDI observations of five X-flares from AR10720, the "Fireworks Active Region", on January 15-20, 2005. Poster presented at the American Geophysical Union Spring Meeting 2005, San Francisco, California, USA, January 15-20, 2005. Abstract #SP21A-10. URL: http://esoads.eso.org/abs/2005AGUSMSP21A..10N

Reviewer activities

Scholarly reviews