Ahmed Hafez Abdelaziz

PhD Students

Ph.D student

Co-advised with Dr. T. Finkbeiner​​​


Research Interest

- Particle-laden flow

- Complex fluids

- Fines migration through porous media and fractures

- Drilling fluids and lost circulation

Selected Publications

  • Hafez, A., Adris A. 2016: Oil Production, Refining and Renewable Energy Consumption: Socio-Economic Indicators. Presented at the 11th Annual Conference for Excellence in Undergraduate Research, Entrepreneurship and Creative Achievement (EURECA), Cairo, Egypt, 17-21 April.
  • Hafez, A., El-Sayed, I., El Said, O., 2015. Laser Drilling Using Nd:YAG on Limestone, Sandstone and Shale: ROP Estimation and the Development of a Constant ROP Drilling System. Presented at SPE North Africa Technical Conference and Exhibition, Cairo, Egypt, 14-16 September. SPE-175848-MS
  • Hafez, A., Fateen S. 2015: Carbon Dioxide Compression, Transport and Injection Technologies. Book chapter In “Carbon Dioxide Capture: Processes, Technology and Environmental Implications”. Nova Publisher. In press


  • B.S. Petroleum Engineering, The American University in Cairo, Cairo, Egypt.  2010-2015​
  • M.S. Earth Science and Engineering. KAUST, Thuwal, Saudi Arabia. 

Scientific and Professional Membership

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