Dr. Kyung Jae Lee is Assistant Professor of Department of Petroleum Engineering at the University of Houston. Her research topics include experimental characterization and computational modeling of subsurface systems where reactive transport occurs.
Dr. Jiahui You
Dr. Jiahui You started the role of postdoctoral researcher in Summer 2022.
Lotanna Ohazuruike joined the group in Fall 2018. His research topic is the analytical modeling of heat flow and reactive transport in engineered barrier systems for nuclear waste disposal.
Xinwei Xiong joined the group in Summer 2018 (MS) and started PhD in Fall 2019. His research topic is the analytical and pore-scale modeling of clay swelling in subsurface energy and resources systems.
Xuan Yi joined the group in Fall 2021. Her research topic is the experimental and computational study of the mechanisms of wettability alteration by the interactions between kerogen and hydraulic fracturing fluid.
Thales Souza joined the group in Spring 2021. His research topic is reducing the risk of gas leaks into the ocean floor induced by offshore production well failure in Gulf of Mexico.
Jiahui You (Ph.D., 2022)
Dissertation title: Pore–Scale Reactive Transport Modeling of Subsurface Water–Rock Interactions
Floriane Youzan (M.S., 2021)
Thesis title: Numerical Simulation Study for Analyzing the Factors Affecting Microbial Enhanced Oil Recovery
Xinwei Xiong (M.S., 2019)
Thesis title: Optimization of Injection Well Placement for Waterflooding in Heterogeneous Reservoirs using Artificial Neural Networks Coupled with Reservoir Simulation