News: Position Opening
Sept 2011-present, 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) ,
July 2005-July 2006, Postdoc Scholar, Division
of Chemistry and Chemical Engineering, California Institute of Technology
(Caltech), CA, USA.
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
- Reservoir numerical
flow in porous media
research approach encompasses laboratory and modeling studies, and field