Ryan Santoso

PhD Students

Early Stage Researcher (PhD Student)- RWTH Aachen University, Germany and ETH Zurich


Research Interests

​Enhanced Oil Recovery, Multiphase Flow in Porous Media, Fluid Flow in Pipes, Corrosion-Erosion, Nanoparticles EOR, Heavy Oil and Reservoir Simulation.

Selected Publications

  • Study of Non-Newtonian Fluid Flow in Porous Media at Core Scale using Analytical Approach 
    R.K. Santoso, I. Fauzi, M. Hidayat, B. Swadesi, B.M. Aslam and T. Marhaendrajana
    Geosystem Engineering 2017, pp. 1-10, (2017)
  • Transport and Retention Modelling of Iron Oxide Nanoparticles in Core Scale Porous Media for Electromagnetic Heatin... 
    R.K. Santoso, S. Rachmat, A. H. Resha, W. D. K. Putra and H. Hartowo
    IOP Conference Series: Materials Science and Engineering, 214 (conference 1), 01..., (2017)
  • An Investigation of Fe2O3 Nanoparticles Diffusion into Oil for Heat Transfer Optimisation on Electromagnetic Heatin... 
    R.K. Santoso, S. Rachmat, A.H Resha, W.D.K. Putra and H. Hartowo
    2016 Asia Pacific Oil & Gas Conference and Exhibition, Perth, Australia, pp. 1-..., (2016)
  • A Combined Kriging and Stochastic Method to Map Paraffin Scale Growth in Oil Pipeline 
    R.K. Santoso, A.N. Novrianto and S.D. Rahmawati
    AIP Conference Proceeding 1707, 050014, pp. 1-15, (2016)
  • A New Mechanistic Model for Predicting Dynamic Corrosion-Erosion in Gas Production Pipeline under the Influence of ... 
    R.K. Santoso, I. Fauzi and S.D. Rahmawati
    2015 Asia Pacific Oil & Gas Conference and Exhibition, Bali, Indonesia, pp. 1-21, (2015)


  • M.Sc/Ph.D., Earth Science and Engineering, KAUST, Thuwal, Saudi Arabia, 2017-present
  • B.Sc, Petroleum Engineering, ITB, Bandung, Indonesia, 2012-2016

Professional Profile

  • 2016-2017: Research Assistant, PT. LAPI ITB, Bandung, Indonesia
  • 2014-2016: Research Assistant, OGRINDO, Bandung, Indonesia

Scientific and Professional Membership

​​Society of Petroleum Engineers (SPE)


  • 1st Runner Up of Society of Petroleum Engineers (SPE) Student Paper Contest, Asia Pacific, October, 2016
  • Champion of Society of Petroleum Engineers (SPE) Petrobowl, Asia Pacific, February, 2016
  • Dean's List of Outstanding Academic Achievement, FTTM ITB, 2012-2016

KAUST Affiliations

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