Mahmoud Hefny Education and Professional Career

Dr. Mahmoud Hefny

Senior Research Assistant


Mailing Address
Dr. Mahmoud Hefny
Geothermal Energy & Geofluids
Institute of Geophysics
NO F 61
Sonneggstrasse 5
CH-8092 Zurich Switzerland

Phone +41 44 633 2751
Email mhefny(at)

Dominique Ballarin Dolfin
Phone +41 44 632 3465
Email ballarin(at)

Education and Professional Career

09|2015 – 03|2020 Doctorate Candidate at ETH Zürich, Switzerland.

Thesis: Rock physics and heterogeneities characterization controlling fluid flow in reservoir rocks

09|2009 – 06|2013 MS. Geological Sciences at South Valley University, Egypt.
Thesis: Stratigraphy and facies analysis of Late Cretaceous-Early Tertiary sequences, North Eastern Desert. Egypt.
09|2004 – 06|2008 BS. Geological Sciences at South Valley University, Egypt.
Essay: Sequence Stratigraphy and its applications in Petroleum Geology.
Professional Career
09|2015 – 08|2018 IT Assistant, Structural Geology and Tectonics Research Group, Geological Institute, ETH Zürich, Switzerland.
12|2009 – Present Teaching Assistant (TA) at Geology Department, South Valley University, Qena, Egypt.