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Ahmad Sami Abushaikha

assistant professor
Sustainable Development
Hamad bin Khalifa University


Dr. Ahmad Sami Abushaikha is a founding faculty member. He received a B.S. in Petroleum Engineering and a B.A. in Economics from University of Texas at Austin in 2004. In 2006, he received a M.S. in Reservoir Geosciences and Engineering from "Institut Français du Pétrole". From 2007 to 2009, he worked at TOTAL Research Centre at Pau, France and at Qatar Petroleum. In 2013, he received his Ph.D. in Petroleum Engineering from the Imperial College London. From 2015 to 2017, he was a Postdoctoral Research Fellow at Stanford University specializing in discretization schemes for fluid flow in porous media.

Research Interest

Computational physics Reservoir simulation Petroleum engineering Sustainability


  • Fully Implicit Mixed Hybrid Finite-Element Formulation for General-Purpose Compositional Reservoir Simulation Ahmad S. Abushaikha, Denis V. Voskov, Hamdi A. Tchelepi, SPE Reservoir Simulation Conference; 2017, DOI:10.2118/182697-MS 2017

  • Matrix-Fracture Transfer Function in Dual-Media Flow Simulation: Review, Comparison and Validation Ahmad S. Abushaikha, Olivier R. Gosselin, Europec/EAGE Conference and Exhibition; 2008, DOI:10.2118/113890-MS 2008

  • Mixed Hybrid Finite-element Formulation for General Purpose Reservoir Simulation A.S. Abushaikha, D.V. Voskov, H.A. Tchelepi, ECMOR XV - 15th European Conference on the Mathematics of Oil Recovery; 2016, DOI:10.3997/2214-4609.201601785 2016

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