Since Sept 2015, Professor, Lester Birbeck Endowed
Chair, Petroleum Engineering Program, Missouri University of Science
and Technology, Rolla, MO, USA.
Sept 2011-Aug 2015, Associate Professor, Lester
Birbeck Endowed Chair, Petroleum Engineering Program, Missouri University
of Science and Technology, Rolla, MO, USA.
Aug 2006-Aug 2011, Assistant Professor, Department of
Geological Sciences and Engineering, Missouri University of Science and Technology
(Formerly University of Missouri-Rolla), Rolla, MO,USA.
July 2005-July 2006, Postdoc Scholar, Division of
Chemistry and Chemical Engineering, California Institute of Technology (Caltech),
June 2002-June 2005,
Research Assistant, New Mexico Petroleum Recovery and Research Center (PRRC),
New Mexico Institute of Mining and Technology (New Mexico Tech) , Socorro,
July 1995-May 2002, Petroleum Engineer/Team Leader, Conformance
Control Team, Research Institute of Petroleum Exploration and Development
(RIPED), China National Petroleum Corporation (CNPC) , and PetroChina Company
Limited (PetroChina) , Beijing, P. R. China.
Conformance control to reduce excess water production
using gels, expecially preformed particle gels.
Chemical EOR methods, including polymer
flooding, polymer-surfactant flooding, MEOR (biosurfactant), and Wettability
alteration for carbonate reservoirs.
- CO2 and CO2 foam flooding
Geological carbon sequestration
flow in porous media
research approach encompasses laboratory and modeling studies, and field