Research Scientists

David Fernando Ariza Gonzalez

Research Specialist - Ahmed Group

Research Interests: thermal plasma, instrumentation

Fahd Mohamed

Research Specialist - Ahmed Group

Research Interests: Mechanical design, Oil and Gas Drilling tools design

Moutazbellah Khater

Research Scientist - Ahmed Group

Research Interests: Power Electronics, Magnetic measurements, Automotive Electronics, electronics manufacturing

Claire Birnie

Research Scientist - Santamarina Group

Research Interests: Geophysics, Deep learning, Signal Processing

Maxim Yutkin

​​​Research Scientist - Patzek Group

Siarhei Khirevich

​​Research Scientist - Patzek Group

Jakub Fedorik

Research Scientist - Afifi group

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

Alexander Petrovic

Research Scientist - Vahrenkamp Group

Research Interests: Carbonate sedimentology, diagenesis, Paleoclimate

Viswasanthi Chandra

​Research Scientist - Vahrenkamp Group

Research Interests: Carbonate characterization, Digital rock analysis, machine learning, CO2 sequestration, enhanced oil recovery

Qi Liu

Research Scientist - Santamarina Group

Research Interests: Well completion, wellbore stability, fluid transport through porous media

Tarek Mostafa

​Research Specialist - Ahmed Group

Research Interests: Power Electronics, Electronic Circuits, Wireless Power Transmission, Power Systems

Mohammed-iliès Ayachi

​Research Specialist - Ahmed Group

Research Interests: Software architect, MLOps, DevOps, machine learning, computer vision, IOT, Unity, Unreal, VR, tensorflow, keras, pytorch, opencv, GStreamer, nvidia jetson, photogrammetry, python, C#, digital twin

Arlette De Santiago

​Research Specialist - Afifi Group

Research Interests: ​ArcGIS, spatial analysis, modeling, digital maps