Jose Davalos

Masters Students

​MS/Ph.D. Student - Santamarina Group

Research Interests

​My research interests include Enhanced Oil Recovery processes, Multiphase flow in porous media (complex fluids), Unconventional Hydrocarbons, Gas and oil production, CO2 flooding and gas injection.


  • ​ B.S., Petroleum Engineering, Escuela Politecnica Nacional (EPN), Quito, Ecuador, 2013-2018. 

Professional Profile

  • ​July. 2018 – Apr. 2020: Production Operator, Repsol, Ecuador
  • Jan. 2017 – Aug. 2017: Production Operations Intern, Tecpetrol, Ecuador
  • Aug. 2015 – Aug. 2016: Junior Research Assistant-Research Department (VIPS)-EPN, Ecuador  

KAUST Affiliations

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

Research Interests Keywords

​Enhanced Oil Recovery processes Multiphase flow in porous media (complex fluids) Unconventional Hydrocarbons Gas and oil production CO2 flooding and gas injection