David Gonczi

PhD Students

Reservoir Team Lead at DATAGRATION, Houston, Texas


Research Interests

​Numerical modeling, simulation and assessment of CO2 flooding in geological formations. Consideration of the potential of carbon dioxide capture and storage (CCS), CO2 enhanced oil recovery (EOR) projects, carbon dioxide management as well as development for geothermal applications.​


  • ​Ph.D., Earth Science and Engineering, KAUST, Thuwal, Saudi Arabia, 2018-Present
  • M.Sc., International Study Program in Petroleum Engineering, University of Leoben, Austria, 2015-2017
  • B.Sc., Earth Science and Engineering, Oil and Gas Engineering Specialization, University of Miskolc, Hungary, 2011-2015

Professional Profile

  • ​2017: Research Associate, University of Leoben, Austria,
  • 2016-2017: Student Assistant, University of Leoben, Austria,
  • 2015: Reservoir Engineer, MOL Plc., Budapest, Hungary
  • 2014: Intern, MOL Plc., Budapest, Hungary

Scientific and Professional Membership

● Society of Petroleum Engineers (SPE)
● Hungarian Mining and Metallurgical Society

KAUST Affiliations

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