Dr. Nader Mosavat, director of programmes in the Faculty of Engineering and Technology, is attending SPE/EAGE Tar Mats & Heavy Oil Workshop: Fluid Characterisation and Development/Operational Challenges. The workshop will be held in Dubai, UAE on 29 – 31 Jan 2018 and will cover the fundamentals, practical aspects and lessons learned from heavy oil and tar mat case studies. He is a member of the conference committee as well as technical session chairperson for sessions 2 “Modeling/Reservoir Simulation” and session 3 “Reservoir Management”. He is also going to present his recent research activities on “Chemical Additives for Thermal Heavy Oil Recovery”.