Young Professional Competition Success at the International Petroleum Technology Conference in Doha 2014
21 January, 2014
KAUST was successfully represented at the Young Professional Competition at the International Petroleum Technology Conference (IPTC) in Doha in 2014. The young professional competition is a competition for graduate students and professionals with less than 5 years of work experience to showcase their research results that were evaluated by a panel of judges from Qatar Petroleum, MaerskOil, and so forth. Klemens Katterbauer, PhD Candidate in Earth Science & Engineering under supervision of I. Hoteit and S. Sun, successfully competed against 12 other participants from the oil and gas industry, after having qualified from a pool of more than 60 applicants. Showcasing his research and the practical relevance, Klemens attained the 2nd place in the competition winning a tablet and being amongst the only Saudi representative at the competition.