Ahmed Saad

PhD Students

Ph.D. Student



B5/L0 - 0872-WS11

Research Interests

Ahmed's research is focused on the investigation of pore-scale fluid displacement mechanisms using micro-models mimicking subsurface reservoir pore systems.​

Selected Publications

  • Multi-scale Coupling between Monte Carlo Molecular Simulation and Darcy-Scale Flow in Porous Media
    Ahmed Saad, Ahmad Kadoura, Shuyu Sun;
    Procedia Computer Science, Volume 80, Pages 1354-1363, ISSN 1877-0509, (2016)


  • Ph.D. Candidate, ANPERC, KAUST, Thuwal, Saudi Arabia, 2016-present
  • M.S. Earth Science & Engineering, KAUST, Thuwal, Saudi Arabia, 2014-2016
  • B.S. Petroleum Engineering, Suez University, Egypt, 2009-2014​

Professional Profile

  • ​​2015: I​ntern, Reservoir Description & Simulation Dep., Saudi Aramco, Saudi Arabia​

Scientific and Professional Membership

Society of Petroleum Engineers (SPE) (President of the student chapter at KAUST, 2016- 2017)
European Association of Geoscientists and Engineers (EAGE) (Cofounder of the student chapter at KAUST)
Society of Exploration Geophysicists (SEG)​


  • 1st place in 2015 SPE Petrobowl Championship in Middle East , North Africa and India region
  • Bachelor degree First Class honor, Suez University, Egypt.

KAUST Affiliations

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

Research Interests Keywords

Improved/enhanced Oil Recovery Low Salinity Water Flood Rock Wettability Studies