Postdoctoral Fellows

Ahmed Abdelaziz, Ph.D.

Postdoctoral Fellow - Santamarina Group

Research Interest: Methane hydrates, Enhanced coal bed methane production, CO2 capture and sequestration

Ahmad Kahiel, Ph.D.

​Postdoctoral Fellow - Santamarina Group

Research Interest: Soil improvement, Energy storage, Stone columns

Antoine Delaunay, Ph.D.

​Postdoctoral Fellow - Afifi Group

Research Interest: ​Arabian Plate Geology, geomorphology, Pediments, Planation Surfaces, Weathering, Volcanism, Sedimentology, Mid-Ocean Ridges, Red Sea Geology

Jing Ye, Ph.D.

Postdoctoral Fellow - Afifi Group

Research Interest: Paleogeography, Tectonics, stratigraphy, Passive margin, S2S, CCS

Ksenia Kaprielova, Ph.D.

​Postdoctoral Fellow - Patzek Group

Research Interest: ​Lost circulation control, Polymer rheology, Low-salinity waterflooding

Lalit Kumar, Ph.D.

​Postdoctoral Fellow - Ahmed Group

Research Interest: ​Smart Grid, Micro Grid (Electrical Power System)

Zia Ullah, Ph.D

​Postdoctoral Fellow - Ahmed Group

Research Interest: ​Motor control drives, PMSM, Condition Monitoring, Predictive maintenance, Fault diagnosis

Mouadh Addassi, Ph.D.

​Postdoctoral Fellow - Hoteit Group

Research Interest: ​Reactive transport modeling, CO2 sequestration, Mineral characterization, Materials, Deep learning

Jakub Fedorik, Ph.D.

​Postdoctoral Fellow - Afifi group

Research Interest: ​Structural styles, strike-slip tectonics, analogue modelling

Pankaj Khanna, Ph.D.

​Postdoctoral Fellow - Vahrenkamp group

Research Interest: ​Carbonate Depositional Systems, geomorphology, Coral Reefs

Alexander Petrovic, Ph.D.

Postdoctoral Fellow - Vahrenkamp Group

Research Interest: modern and fossil carbonates, Sequence Stratigraphy, reservoir architecture

Joshua Smith, Ph.D.

​Postdoctoral Fellow - Santamarina group

Alexandros Tasianas, PhD

​Postdoctoral Fellow - Hoteit Group

Research Interest: CO2 storage, CCUS, subsurface fluid flow, seismic interpretation, 3D geological modeling, field work

Israa Abu-Mahfouz, Ph.D.

​Postdoctoral Fellow - Vahrenkamp Group

Research Interest: Carbonate Reservoirs, Unconventional Hydrocarbon Reservoirs, Reservoir Modelling and Heterogeneity

Marisol Salva Ramirez, Ph.D.

Postdoctoral Fellow - Santamarina Group

Research Interest: Soils properties, sediments properties, soil database