yzhang9 at uwyo dot edu
Office: GE 220
Phone: 307-223-2292 (Office; GE 220)
Phone: 307-766-9895 (Lab; GE 315)
|Department of Geology & Geophysics
1000 E University Ave.
University of Wyoming
Laramie, WY 82071
We develop and apply numerical, statistical, and field-based methods to investigate subsurface fluid flow, solute transport, and chemical reactions in soils, aquifers, and deep reservoirs. We work on techniques ranging from scaling theory, inverse methods, high performance computing, to hydrogeophysics. Research topics include aquifer characterization and modeling, surface/groundwater interaction, and issues related to subsurface energy storage. Since 2014, we've been drilling and testing wells in the Laramie Range and surrounding mountain front areas in Southeastern Wyoming with the objectives of advancing the science of mountain hydrology and mountain front recharge. Funding comes from the US National Science Foundation, Department of Energy, American Chemical Society (Petroleum Research Fund), Wyoming Water Development Commission, and the School of Energy Resources at the Unviersity of Wyoming. We collaborate with scientists and engineers at Los Alamos National Laboratory, Schlumberger, Colorado School of Mines, and at UW. Computing resources we access include laboratory PCs, parallel clusers [ARCC], and supercomputers [NWSC].
Graduate Student Opportunities: Please read [Admission Information] and contact me if you have questions. Students with strong quantitative background and computer programming skills are encouraged to apply.
* Field research: Please read this before heading to the field. [Ye's Experience]
* WyoDot: Check this link in planning winter travel. [WyoDot]
* How to write and publish: Check out the last 30 min of the presentation. [Youtube]
* Forms for grads: [README1] [README2] [Online Links]
* Computer security: Call IT (307-7664357) to check suspicious links [Must Read]
* Select abstracts: [Model Complexity] [Inversion] [Mountain Hydrology] [Youtube]