Jing Ye

Postdoctoral Fellows

Post-doctoral Fellow - Afifi Group

Research Interests

CO2 storage and utilization; Source-to-sink sedimentary routing system; structural and paleogeographic evolution of passive margin; Clastic reservoir quality prediction

Selected Publications

  • Superimposed rifting at the junction of the Central and Equatorial Atlantic: Formation of the passive margin of the Guiana Shield

A. Loparev, D. Rouby, D. Chardon, M. Dall’asta, F. Sapin, F. Bajolet, J. YE, F. Paquet

Tectonics, doi: 10.1029/2020TC006159, (2021)

  • Post-rift stratigraphic architectures along the African margin of the Equatorial Atlantic: Part I the role of extension obliquity
    J. Ye, D. Rouby, D. Chardon, M. Dall’asta, F. Guillocheau, C. Robin and J.N., Ferry
    Tectonophysics, 753, 49-62, (2019)
  • Long-term landscape evolution of the West African Transform margin: Estimates of denudation from Benin using apatite thermochronology
    M. Wildman, D. Wester, R. Brown, D. Chardon, D. Rouby, J. Ye, D. Huyghe, M. Dall’Asta
    Journal of Geological Society, London, 176, 97-1114, (2018)
  • Paleogeographic and structural evolution of northwestern Africa and its Atlantic margins since the early Mesozoic
    J. Ye, D. Chardon, D. Rouby, F. Guillocheau, M. Dall’Asta, J.N. Ferry, O. Broucke
    Geosphere, 13, 1254-1284, (2017)



  •  ​Ph.D, Geosciences, University of Paul Sabatier, Toulouse, France, 2016
  • M.Sc, Lithosphere-Basin-Petroleum, UPMC, Paris France, 2013
  • B.Sc., Earth Sciences, University of Lille 1, France & Marine Technology, Hohai University, Nanjing, China (2+2 International Program), 2011

Professional Profile

  • 2020-present: Postdoctoral fellow, KAUST, Thuwal, Saudi Arabia
  • 2019-2020: Geoscientist, CVA Engineering & TotalEnergy ISS/Clastics, Pau, France
  • 2017-2018: Postdoctoral fellow, CNRS & TotalEnergy R&D, Pau, France
  • 2014-2016: Ph.D student, CNRS, Toulouse, France
  • 2013: Inter – TotalEnergy, Paris, France

Scientific and Professional Membership

European Association of Geoscientists & Engineers (EAGE)

KAUST Affiliations

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

Research Interests Keywords

Paleogeography CO2 storage rift margin source-to-sink clastics