Jakub Fedorik

Former ANPERC Members

Research Scientist - Afifi group

Research Interests

​Structural analysis of Gulf of Aqaba using analogue modelling, numerical modelling, seismic, landsat and field dataset.

Research Interest keywords 
​Structural styles,strike-slip tectonics,analogue modelling,seismic interpretation,geodynamics

Selected Publications

  • The Interaction Between Strike-Slip Dominated Fault Zones and Thrust Belt Structures: Insights from 4D Analogue Mod...
    J. Fedorik, F. Zwaan, G. Schreurs, G. Toscani, L. Bonini, S. Seno
    Journal of Structural Geology, 122, 89-105, (2019)
  • Structural analysis and Miocene-to-Present tectonic evolution of a lithospheric-scale, transcurrent lineament: The ...
    J. Fedorik, G. Toscani, E. Lodolo, D. Civile, L. Bonini, S. Seno
    Tectonophysics, 722, 342-355, (2018)


  • Ph.D., Structural Geology, University of Pavia, Italy, 2018
  • MSc., Geology of Natural Resources, University of Paul Sabatier, France
  • BSc., Earth Science and Environment, University of Paul Sabatier, France

Professional Profile

  • 2019-present: Postdoctoral fellow, KAUST, Saudi Arabia
  • 2018-2019: Postdoctoral fellow, INGV-University of Pavia, Italy
  • 2014-2018: Ph.D. student, University of Pavia, Italy
  • 2016: Visiting Ph.D., University of Bern, Switzerland
  • 2015-2016: Visiting Ph.D., University of Massachusetts, USA
  • 2014: Geotechnical engineer, Uranpres, Slovakia
  • 2014: Intern - TOTAL S.A., France
  • 2013: Intern - European Uranium Resources, Slovakia

Scientific and Professional Membership

  • American Association of Petroleum Geologists (AAPG)
  • American Geophysical Union (AGU)
  • European Geosciences Union (EGU)


  • 2017 Association of Geophysics Licio Cernobori - AGLC Price (Best researcher (<35y) in Geodynamics)
  • 2018 NERC: Digital field mapping and modelling, University of Birmingham

KAUST Affiliations

  • ​Ali I. Al-Naimi Petroleum Engineering Research Center (ANPERC)
  • Department of Physical Science and Engineering (PSE)

Research Interests Keywords

​Structural styles strike-slip tectonics analogue modelling