Principal Investigator

Volker C. Vahrenkamp

​​Professor Energy Resources and Petroleum Engineering

Research Interests: Modern & Ancient Carbonates, Diagenesis, Chemostratigraphy, OAE's, Carbonate Reservoirs, Reservoir Modelling and Heterogenity, Geothermal Energy

Research Scientist

Viswasanthi Chandra

Research Scientist

Postdoctoral Fellows

Israa Abu-Mahfouz

Postdoctoral Fellow

Research Interests: Carbonate Reservoirs, Reservoir Modelling and Heterogenity, Diagenesis, HC Migration and Maturation, Mechanical Stratigraphy, Geomechanics, Naturally-Fractured Reservoirs, Unconventional Hydrocarbon Reservoirs

Alexander Petrovic

Postdoctoral Fellow

Research Interests: Sequence Stratigraphy, Marine Geology, Modern and fossil carbonates, Reservoir architectures, Analogue studies

Pankaj Khanna

Postdoctoral Fellow

Research Interests: Carbonate Depositional Systems, Sequence Stratigraphy, Photogrammetry, Geomorphology, Coral Reefs, Microbial Reefs, Deglaciation, Carbonate Reservoirs

PhD Students

Manuel Eduardo Ariza Fuentes

PhD Student

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

Muhammad Usman

PhD Student

Indra Arifianto

PhD Student

Xin Liu

PhD Student

Akbar Nugroho Wicaksono

PhD Student

Research Interests: Carbonate Reservoirs, Reservoir Modelling and Heterogenity, High Resolution Reservoir Characterization, Sequence Stratigraphy, Modern & Ancient Carbonates

Ahmad Ihsan Ramdani

PhD Student

Research Interests: High Resolution Reservoir Characterization, Carbonate Geology, Reservoir Modelling and Heterogenity

Gaurav Siddharth Gairola

PhD Student

Research Interests: Carbonate Reservoirs, Sequence Stratigraphy, Well logging and Seismic

Indah Putri

PhD Student

Research Interests: Carbonate Reservoirs, Reservoir Modelling and Heterogenity, Carbonate Geology, Sequence Stratigraphy

Masters Students

Regina Iakusheva

MS Student

Michael Oyinloye

MS Student

Research Interests: Carbonate Geology, Viscosity reduction of Petroleum and Petroleum Products using additives., Chemical enhanced oil recovery

Administrative Support

Marika Panagiotou

Lab Technician

Marwa Ghammam

Administrative Assistant