Ali Dogru
  • ERL Fellow, MIT
  • Saudi Aramco Fellow, Saudi Aramco
  • PhD, Petroleum Engineering / Applied Mathematics, U. Texas Austin, 1974
Biographical Overview
Ali Dogru is the Saudi Aramco Fellow and a member of US National Academy of Engineering (NAE). He has been a visiting scientist at EAPS since 2012. Dogru received his PhD in Petroleum Engineering/Applied Mathematics from the University of Texas at Austin in 1974. He spent his early career in academia until he joined Mobil R&D in 1982. In 1988, he transferred initially on a loan basis to Saudi Aramco and then later in 1996 he started working directly for Saudi Aramco, where he is now the Saudi Aramco Fellow in charge of Advanced Computational Modeling. Dogru has published extensively throughout his career and holds twenty U.S. Patents. He has received SPE’s John Franklin Carll, Reservoir Description and Dynamics, Honorary & Distinguished Membership awards and World Oil’s Innovative thinker award. His current research is focused on developing next-generation parallel reservoir and basin simulators, to improve reservoir models and optimize hydrocarbon recovery in mature fields, helping Exploration finding new oil and gas fields. In 2018 he was named one of the first three ERL Fellows.