Daniela Ortiz

Ph.D. Students

Ph.D. Student - Patzek Group

Research Interests

​I am interested in early detection methods, phase behavior measurements to improve field-scale decision-making in gas and oil reservoirs, multi-phase flow modeling and rock mechanics, reservoir simulation.


  • ​BS in Petroleum Engineering, Universidad Nacional de Colombia, Medellin, Colombia, 2012-2017

Professional Profile

  • 2018: Research Intern, ANPERC at KAUST, Thuwal, Saudi Arabia
  • 2017: Reservoir Simulation Intern, Equion Energia, Bogota, Colombia

Scientific and Professional Membership

  • ​Society of Petroleum Engineers (SPE)

KAUST Affiliations

  • Ali I. Al-Naimi Petroleum Engineering Research Center
  • Division of Physical Scienceand Engineering

Research Interests Keywords

​Mud logging Well Logging Gas Chromatography Thermodynamics reservoir simulation Multi-phase Flow