Ibrahim Ahmed Gawish

Masters Student

Earth Science and Engineering, Sept 2012 – August 2014


Research Interests

Reservoir Simulation, Relative Permeability Studies, Fluid flow in porous media, Rock Mechanics

Professional Profile

  • SPE PetroBowl Challenge, ATCE, 30th September 2013.
  • Internship position in the University of Texas at Austin, Center for Petroleum and Geosystems Engineering (CPGE), The Center for Subsurface Modeling (CSM) in ICES. 9 weeks duration 29th May – 4th August 2013 .
  • Certificate in Entrepreneurship from School of Business, Cornell University, January 2013. 
  • Internship position in Schlumberger, Integrated Project Management, Cairo – Al-Maadi. 5 weeks duration 10th July – 16th August, 2011. 
  • Selected to participate in ADIPEC Educational week sponsored by SPE in Abu Dhabi, UAE 30th October – 3rd November 2010. 
  • Internship position in Schlumberger, Dhahran Carbonate Research Center, Dhahran – Saudi Arabia. 9 weeks duration 10th July – 8th September, 2010. Researches were “Kinetics of the Reaction of Hydrochloric Acid with Calcite Using Rotating Disk Apparatus & Experimental Characterization of Magnetorheological Fluids: Stability & Yield Stress”

Scientific and Professional Membership

SPE, SEG, AAPG, siam, MRS, KAUST Graduate Council


  • Winner of Society of Petroleum Engineers (SPE) Star Academic Fellowship, 2012. 
  • Honored from the Crown Prince, Minister of Interior and Minister of Defense of Saudi Arabia for graduating with First Degree Honors. 
  • Honored as The Model “Ideal” Student of King Saud University, 2012. 
  • Awarded The Best Graduation Projects , 2012 
  • The first prize winner in SPE Sub-Regional Student Paper Contest, 22nd December 2011. 
  • The first prize winner in SPE Sub-Regional Student Paper Contest, 5th Jan 2011.

KAUST Affiliations

Earth Sciences and Engineering (ErSE) 
Computational Transport Phenomena Laboratory (CTPL).

Non-KAUST Affiliations

UT Austin, Center for Subsurface Modeling (CSM) in ICES