Ph.D. Students

Otavio Jose Dezem Bertozzi Junior

​MS/Ph.D. Student - EE Program - Ahmed Group

Research Interest: Control Systems Engineering, Power Electronics, Renewable Energies, Power Systems Engineering

Wardana Saputra

​​Ph.D. Student - ERPE Program - Patzek Group

Research Interest: reservoir simulation, history matching, formation evaluation, ​Petrophysics, Well Logging, Unconventional Hydrocarbons, Field Development Plan

Ahmed S. Hassan

​​Ph.D. Student - ErSE Program - Patzek Group

Research Interest: enhanced oil recovery, Low salinity water flooding, numerical reservoir modelling

Jamal AlAamri

​PhD Student - ERPE - Hoteit Group

Research Interest: ​Formation Damage, Stimulation, Organic and Inorganic Oilfield Scale, Chemical Enhanced Oil recovery

Amer Alanazi

​Ph.D. Student -ERPE Program- Hoteit Group

Research Interest: ​Chemical EOR, CO2 EOR, Micromodels, Core flooding experiments, Reservoir & Simulation modeling

Muhammad Usman

​Ph.D. Student-ERPE Program-Vahrenkamp Group

Research Interest: ​Organic Geochemistry, Source Rock Characterization, Basin Modelling, X-ray Diffraction (XRD), X-ray Fluorescence (XRF), Pyrolysis, Gas Chromatography (GC), Gas Chromatography-Mass Spectrometry (GC-MS), Fluid Inclusion, Biomarkers

Hussain Aldaif

​PhD Student - ERPE - Hoteit Group

Research Interest: ​CO2 injection, EOR, tight reservoirs, fractured reservoirs

Feras Rowaihy

​PhD Student -ERPE Program- Hoteit Group

Research Interest: Deep learning, Artificial Intelligence, Reservoir engineering, Petroleum & Energy Economics, Sustainability

Manuel Eduardo Ariza Fuentes

​PhD Student -ERPE Program-Vahrenkamp Group

Research Interest: Paleoclimate, Carbonate sedimentology, Mass extinctions, Astrogeology

Marcelo Benitez

​Ph.D. student - ERPE Program - Santamarina Group

Research Interest: ​Drilling engineering, Rock Mechanics1, Geomechanics1, Drilling Fluids, Cementing, Estimulation techniques

Xin Liu

​Ph.D. Student-ERPE Program-Vahrenkamp Group

Research Interest: Reservoir characterization at pore scale, Image processing

Zhao Xia

​Ph.D. Student-ERPE Program-Santamarina Group

Research Interest: ​Characterization of the sedimentation process of kaolinite suspensions, Durability of red stratum sandstone in different slaking fluids, Experimental studies and theoretical modelling of cement-stabilized granular materials, Multi scale study on physical and mechanical properties of kaolin in salt environments

Natanael Bolson

​Ph.D. Student - ERPE Program - Patzek group

Research Interest: Energy, Sustainability

Cristian Camilo Guerrero Castro

​Ph.D. student - ERPE Program - Santamarina group

Research Interest: geotechnical engineering, energy resources

Wonjun Cha

Ph.D. Student - ERPE Program - Santamarina Group

Research Interest: ​Repetitive Loading, mechanical load, Non-destructive testing (NDT)

Gaurav Siddharth Gairola

​PhD Student - ERPE - Vahrenkamp Group

Research Interest: Carbonate Reservoirs, Sequence Stratigraphy, well logging and seismic

Philip Mitchell

MS/Ph.D. Student -ERPE Program- Patzek Group

Research Interest: Exergy, GIS, marine ecology, paleoecology, geobiology

Syed Haider

Ph.D. Student- ERPE Program- Patzek Group

Research Interest: ​Geomechanical Characterisation of Shale, Carbonate Reservoirs, enhanced oil recovery

Farizal Hakiki

Ph.D. Student - ErSE Program - Santamarina Group

Research Interest: Effective Medium Theory, Electromagnetic (EM) Wave, Colloids and Surfaces, Complex Permittivity, GA/PSO/CMA-ES Algorithm

Xupeng He

​MS/Ph.D. Student - ERPE Program - Hoteit Group

Research Interest: ​Numerical modeling and simulation, flow mechanism, EOR

Alexis Koulidis

​Ph.D. Student - ERPE Program - Ahmed Group

Research Interest: Automation Drilling, Real Time Drilling Optimization, Torque and Drag Models

Mengwei Liu

​Ph.D. Student - ERPE Program - Santamarina group

Research Interest: ​Numerical simulation of coastal currents, Sediment transport processes in the coastal ocean, Wave analysis, Deep sea mining

Clara Modenesi

​Ph.D. Student - ErSE Program - Santamarina Group

Research Interest: ​Sedimentary basins, Petroleum geology, Gravimetry, Microtremor techniques

Natalia Odnoletkova

​Ph.D. Student - ErSE Program - Patzek group

Research Interest: Sustainability, Energy, Development

Guang Ooi

​Ph.D. student - Ahmed group

Research Interest: ​Drilling optimization

Daniela Ortiz

​MS/Ph.D. Student - ERPE Program - Patzek Group

Research Interest: ​Mud logging, Well Logging, Gas Chromatography, Thermodynamics, reservoir simulation, Multi-phase Flow

Tihana Pensa

​PhD student - ERPE program - Afifi Group

Research Interest: ​biostratigraphy, structural geology, Tectonics

Andika Perbawa

Ph.D. Student-ERPE Program-Vahrenkamp Group

Research Interest: seismic interpretation, unconventional energy, rock physics, non-seismic method​

Indah Putri

​Ph.D. Student - ERPE Program - Vahrenkamp Group

Research Interest: ​Carbonate Reservoir, Geological Modeling, Sequence Stratigraphy, 3D Printing in Geology

Gloria M. Castro

​Ph.D. Student - ERPE Program - Santamarina Group

Research Interest: ​Soil corrosivity, geotechnical engineering, sediment characterization, soil databases

Ahmad Ihsan Ramdani

​Ph.D. Student - ERPE Program - Vahrenkamp group

Research Interest: high-resolution reservoir characterization, reservoir heterogeneity, ​Carbonate geology

Ahmed Saad

​Ph.D. Student - ERPE Program - Patzek Group​

Research Interest: enhanced oil recovery, Experimental microfluidics, reservoir modelling

Jelena Skenderija

​Ph.D. student - ERPE Program - Ahmed Group

Research Interest: wellbore geomechanics, Geology, engineering geology

Antonia Sugar

​Ph.D. Student - ERPE Program - Hoteit Group

Research Interest: ​​Reservoir engineering1, enhanced oil recovery, reservoir modelling and simulation

Akbar Nugroho Wicaksono

MS/Ph.D. Student - ERPE Program - Vahrenkamp Group

Research Interest: ​petroleum system, Reservoir Characterization, reservoir heterogeneity, geological modelling, Sequence Stratigraphy, ​Carbonate geology