Arash Farnoosh




Arash Farnoosh graduated as a Mechanical Engineer from the Institut National des Sciences Appliquées de Toulouse (INSA, 2008) and from IFP School with a degree in Petroleum Economics and Management. He also has a Research Master in Fluid dynamics, Energetics and Transfer (Institut de Mécanique des Fluides de Toulouse and INSA Toulouse).

After approximately one year working in aeronautics during his engineering studies, during which time he worked on projects for techno-economic optimization in an Airbus plant in Toulouse, France, he directed his research and expertise towards the energy sector. He continued his work and research in the field of energetics and was involved in several petroleum projects, particularly the techno-economic study of fracturing and production in tight gas reservoirs at Total in Pau and also carried out research works on structured financing of the refining and petrochemical sector within the BNP Paribas group, a corporate and investment banking.

In 2010, he joined IFP School as a lecturer in the Center for Economics and Management. He has been giving and coordinating courses on power generation, energy sector techno-economics and utility management. He is currently the program supervisor of the Master in Petroleum Economics and Management.

He is also the coordinator for the Executive Master of Management in Energy, in partnership with the BI Norwegian Business School, and the Executive Master of International Oil and Gas Leadership, in partnership with The Graduate Institute of International and Development Studies of Geneva.

His main areas of expertise are energy economics and power generation from both conventional and renewable resources and their associated markets. Moreover, he is a big fan of philosophy and geography.

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Mar 14th 2016

Gain a thorough understanding of the oil and gas chain. Examine the operations deployed by the petroleum industry in order to find oil and gas, convert crude oil into oil products and ship them to consumers.

Average: 9.1 (8 votes)
Nov 2nd 2015

The subject will be addressed from many different perspectives such as the economic context and regulations, fuel specifications and production in the refining industry, engines and post-treatment systems design, vehicles hybridization, biofuels, mobility of tomorrow. The evaluation will include a “serious game” designed as a video game: you will optimize the fuel production in a refinery and also the engine settings to reduce fuel consumption and pollutant emissions.

Average: 10 (3 votes)