Najeh Ben Chaabane

Postdoctoral Fellows

Post-doctoral Fellow - Buchem Group


Research Interests

The main goal of my research is to better understand such climatic perturbation over the middle Cretaceous period. The achievement of this task will be based on the studying of the rocks of this geologic period cropping out around the Tethyan domain and the Arabian plate.

Selected Publications

  • Quantative analysis and paleoecology of Middle to Upper Eocene Ostracods from Jebel Jebil, Central Tunisia.
    A., Amami-Hamdi, F., Dhahri, D., Jomaa-Salmouna, K., Ben Ismail-Lattrache, N., Ben Chaabane

    Rev. Micropaleontol. 59, 409–424 (2016).
  • Aptian-Lower Albian Serdj carbonate platform of the Tunisian Atlas: development, demise and petroleum implication.
    N., Ben Chaabane, F., Khemiri, M., Soussi, J-L., Latil, E., Robert

    Marine and Petroeum Geology, 101:566–591 (2019).
  • Late Aptian carbonate platform evolution and controls (south Tethys, Tunisia): response to sea-level oscillations, palaeo-environmental changes and climate.
    N., Ben Chaabane, F., Khemiri, M., Soussi, et I., Belhajtaher

    Facies Journal, 67, 26 (2021).


  • License, Hydrogeology, ISSTEG, Gabes, Tunisia, 2007
  • B. Sc., Geo-sciences, Tunis ElManar, Tunis, Tunisia, 2009
  • M.Sc., Sedimentary basins and reservoirs characterization, Tunis ElManar, Tunis, Tunisia, 2012
  • Ph.D., Sedimentary geology and sequence stratigraphy, Tunis ElManar, Tunis, Tunisia, 2019

Professional Profile

  • 2021-2022: Hydrogeologist, SONEDE, Tunis, Tunisia
  • 2022-2024: Postdoctoral fellow, KAUST, Thuwal, Saudi Arabia

KAUST Affiliations

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