Saman Karimi

 


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SELECTED PUBLICATIONS & PATENTS

Patents

No. C15912_P15912-02. Submitted in December 2021, Pending.

No. 17/459/438. Submitted in July 2022, Pending.

No. 47/68/009. Submitted in Dec 2022, Pending.

Doctoral Dissertation

Karimi, S., Studying the Thermal and Structural Evolution of Planetary Bodies. Doctoral Dissertation. University of Illinois at Chicago, 2015.

Peer-Reviewed


Cottrell, M., Lacazette, A, Chmela, B., Karimi, S., Marsh, B.,  Evaluating the Geothermal Potential of Hot Sedimentary Aquifers Using a Hybrid Approach. Rock Mechanics/Geomechanics Symposium (2023). DOI: https://doi.org/10.56952/ARMA-2023-0422.
 
Lacazette, A, Cottrell, M., Chmela, B.,
Karimi, S., Marsh, B., Using Petroleum Industry Data to Locate, Characterize, and Simulate a Hot Sedimentary Aquifer Geothermal Prospect (Submitted, 2024). Reservoir Engineering, Stanford Geothermal.

Karimi S., Marsh B., Investigating the Geothermal Potential of Baltimore (2022). (Peer Reviewed Report. Abell Foundation)


Nimmo, F. &
Karimi, S., How reliable are the Heat Fluxes Inferred from Admittance? (Submitted to Icarus, Summer 2023. Revised, Under 2nd Round of Review).
 

Ojha, L.,
Karunatillake, S., and Karimi, S., et al. Amagmatic Hydrothermal system on Mars from Radiogenic Heat. (2021) Nature Comm. https://doi.org/10.1038/s41467-021-21762-8


Ojha, L., and
Karimi, S., et al. (2020) Martian Mantle Heat Flow Estimates From the Lack of Lithosphere Flexure in the North and the South Pole of Mars. Geophysical Research Letter. doi: 10.1029/2020GL091409.


Ojha, L., and Karimi, S., Smrekar, S., Siegler, M., Lewis, K., (2019) Depletion of Heat Producing Elements in the Martian Mantle. Geophysical Research Letter, Doi:10.1029/2019GL085234.

Karimi, S., Dombard, A. J., Reply (2020), Icarus, Doi: 10.1016/j.icarus.2019.06.021

Karimi, S. and Dombard, A. J., Studying Lower Crustal Flow Beneath Mead Basin: Implications for the Thermal History and Rheology of Venus (2017), Icarus, Doi: 10.1016/j.icarus.2016.09.015.

Karimi, S., Dombard, A. J., Buczkowski, D. L., Robbins S. J. and Williams, R. M., Using Viscoelastic Relaxation of Large Impact Craters to Study the Thermal History of Mars. (2016), Icarus, Doi:10.1016/j.icarus.2016.02.037.

Karimi, S. and Dombard, A. J., On the Possibility of Viscoelastic Deformation of the Large South Polar Craters and True Polar Wander on the Asteroid Vesta (2016), Journal of Geophysical Research. Planets 121, Doi: 10.1002/2016JE005064



In Progress


Karimi, S., Marsh, B., The Radiator Enhanced Geothermal System: A Comprehensive Analysis of Parameters (To be submitted to in 2024)

Karimi, S
., Lewis, K., Why Are There Numerous Mascons on the Moon but not elsewhere? (To Be Submitted in 2024)

Karimi, S., Ojha, L., Lewis, K., The Best Secrets are Kept Buried: Craters on Venus.

Nimmo F., and
Karimi S., On the rheological composition of Venusian Plateaus.



Selected Conference Abstracts


Karimi, S., and Marsh, B., GenaSys Geothermal Systems: A Novel Approach of Extracting Geothermal Energy from Hot Sedimentary Aquifers. Fall AGU Meeting, San Francisco, CA, 2023. 
JL Whitten, S Karimi, R Chandrajith, SM Perl, JJ Wray, JE Snow, ... Exploring Hydrothermal Processes and Geochemistry Across the Solar System’s Geologic Evolution and Habitability. Fall Meeting 2021 New Orleans, LA.

Karimi, S.,
and Marsh, BD., The Vast Potential of Geothermal Energy in the United States and an Approach to Extract It. AGU Fall Meeting 2019 San Francisco, CA.

Karimi, S., Ojha, L., Lewis, K., Perera, V., A New Assessment of Venusian Impact Crater Shapes. 50th Lunar and Planetary Science Conference 2019.

Ojha, L., and
Karimi, S., Smrekar, S., Lewis, K., Siegler, M., Depletion of Heat Producing Elements in the Martian Mantle. 50th Lunar and Planetary Science Conference 2019.

Karimi, S., and Marsh, BD., Radiator Enhanced Geothermal System – From Numerical Modeling to Construction. Submitted to AGU Fall Meeting 2018 Washington D.C.

Karimi, S., Revisiting Crater Relaxation on Venus. International Venus Conference, September 2018, Hokkaido Japan.

Karimi, S., and Lewis, K., Why do Mascon Basins Occur on the Moon? 49th Lunar and Planetary Science Conference. 2018.

Karimi, S., Marsh, BD., Hilpert, M., Radiator Enhanced Geothermal System – A Revolutionary Method for Extracting Geothermal Energy. AGU Fall Meeting 2017.

Karimi, S., Ojha, L., and Lewis, K., Searching for Large Buried Craters on Venus. 48th Lunar and Planetary Science Conference. 2017, Abstract # 2831.

Karimi, S., Dombard, A. J., Smrekar, S., The Potential for Crater Relaxation on Venus. 47th Lunar and Planetary Science Conference. 2016, Abstract # 1385. 

Dombard, A. J.,
Karimi, S. and Schenk P., Post-Impact Cryovolcanism and the Bright Spots on Ceres. 47th DPS Meeting, 2015. ID# 2365240.
Karimi, M., Dombard, A. J., A Study Regarding the Possibility of True Polar Wander on the Asteroid Vesta. AGU Fall Meeting, 2014. Abstract # P43C-4003.

Karimi, M., Dombard, A. J., Studying the Possible Viscoelastic Deformation of the South Polar Craters of Vesta. 45th Lunar and Planetary Science Conference. March 2014, Abstract # 2625.

Karimi, M., Dombard, A. J., Studying the Viscoelastic Deformation of Mead Basin: Implications for the Thermal History and Rheology of Venus. 45th Lunar and Planetary Science Conference. March 2014, Abstract # 2666.

Karimi, M., Dombard, A. J., Using Large Quasi-Circular Depressions to Study the Thermal History of the Northern Lowlands of Mars. 44th Lunar and Planetary Science Conference. March 2013. Abstract # 2631.

Karimi, M., Dombard, A. J. and Williams, R. M., A Study of Thermal Evolution of Mars via Viscoelastic Relaxation of Large Craters. 43rd Lunar and Planetary Science Conference. March 2012. Abstract # 2712.

Karimi, M. and Dombard, A. J., The Evolution of Subsurface and Surface Topography of Large Craters on Mars. AGU Fall Meeting, Dec, 2011. Abstract # P43D-1712.

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