Timofey Eltsov, Ph.D.

Former ANPERC Members

​Postdoctoral Fellow - Patzek Group


Research Interests

Logging data processing, inversion, interpretation, field work and laboratory petrophysical studies of rock samples.

Selected Publications

  • Finding oil content of the formation using dielectric spectroscopy
    V.N. Dorovsky, D.N. Gapeyev, T. Eltsov
    USA patent, patentee Baker Hughes, Inc. 9422810, USA , (2016)
  • Dielectric spectra of water–oil-saturated porous media for the kHz range and determination of volume fractions of s...
    T.I. Eltsov, V.N. Dorovsky, D.N. Gapeev
    Russian Geology and Geophysics, 55, 10091018, (2014)
  • Beyond Carbon Steel: Detecting Wellbore Shape and Cavities, and Cement Imperfections in Cased Wells
    T. Eltsov, T. Patzek
    Energies 12(21), (2019)


  • ​Ph.D., Physics and mathematics, Petroleum-Gas Geology and Geophysics of Siberian Branch of RAS (IPGG SB RAS), Russia, 2015
  • MSc., Geophysics, Novosibirsk State University, Novosibirsk, Russia, 2010
  • BSc., Geomechanics, Novosibirsk State University, Novosibirsk, Russia, 2008

Professional Profile

  • ​2017-present: Post-doctoral fellow, KAUST, Thuwal, Saudi Arabia
  • 2014-2017: Research associate, IPGG Siberian Branch of the RAS, Novosibirsk, Russia
  • 2010-2014: Junior researcher, Baker Hughes, Novosibirsk, Russia
  • 2008-2010: Intern, Baker Hughes, Novosibirsk, Russia
  • 2004-2008: Geophysicist, Altai-Sayan Branch of Geophysical Survey Siberian Branch of the RAS

Scientific and Professional Membership

  • ​Society of Petroleum Engineers (SPE)
  • European Association of Geoscientists and Engineers (EAGE)


  • ​2016 SPE Faculty Enhancement Travel Grant, given by Society of Petroleum Engineers
  • 2011 Gold Award on best patent application of March/April, given by Baker Hughes Inc., Novosibirsk, Russia

KAUST Affiliations

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

Research Interests Keywords

Induction logging Dielectric spectroscopy Geophysics