Akbar Nugroho Wicaksono

Ph.D. Students

Ph.D. Student - Vahrenkamp Group


Research Interests

​Understanding of reservoir heterogeneity on multiple scales, as well as improving characterization of flow and properties on carbonate reservoirs using geological approaches, physical experiments, and mathematical modelling.

Selected Publications

  • Reservoir Modeling and Compartmentalization Analysis in The Miocene Mahakam Delta Complex: A Case Study from Handil...
    A.N. Wicaksono, D. Nugroho, and R. Phasadaon
    Proceedings, Indonesian Petroleum Association 42nd Annual Convention & Exhibitio..., (2018)


  • ​B.Sc, Geological Engineering, Bandung Institute of Technology (ITB), Bandung, Indonesia, 2013 - 2017
  • M.Sc/Ph.D, Energy Resources and Petroleum Engineering, KAUST, Thuwal, Saudi Arabia, 2018 - present

Professional Profile

  • 2018: Project Specialist, The Boston Consulting Group, Jakarta, Indonesia
  • 2017: Development Geologist Intern, Total E&P Indonesie, Balikpapan, Indonesia
  • 2017: Petrophysicist Intern, Halliburton Indonesia, Jakarta, Indonesia
  • 2015-2017: Teaching Assistant, Bandung Institute of Technology (ITB), Bandung, Indonesia

Scientific and Professional Membership

  • ​Society of Petroleum Engineers (SPE)
  • American Association of Petroleum Geologist (AAPG)


  • ​The Best Graduate of Geological Engineering Department, ITB, Bandung, 2017
  • The Most Outstanding Student of Geological Engineering Department, ITB, Bandung, 2016
  • 1st Runner Up of Indonesia's Geology Olympic, University of Padjajaran, Bandung, 2016
  • The Dean's Award for Outstanding Academic Achievement during Bachelor Program, ITB, Bandung, 2013 - 2017

KAUST Affiliations

  • ​Ali I. Al-Naimi Petroleum Engineering Research Center
  • Phsycial Science and Engineering Division

Research Interests Keywords

reservoir heterogeneity Sequence Stratigraphy ​Carbonate geology