Kyunwon Chang
Graduate Research Assistant, Ph.D. Student

Bureau of Economic Geology
The University of Texas at Austin
University Station, Box X
Austin, Texas 78713-8924
Telephone: 512-471-5357
Fax: 512-471-0140

Summer 2012 Plans
I will visit the British Petroleum Institute at the University of Cambridge, UK to conduct the experiments of exchange flows through porous media. This work is supported by Geological Society of America (GSA) research grant.

Academic Background:
Ph.D. in Geological Sciences                   Expected graduation: December 2011
Concentration: Geology & Environmental Science
Jackson School of Geosciences, The University of Texas at Austin
Advisers: Dr. Susan D. Hovorka & Dr. Marc A. Hesse

Masters of Sciences in Petroleum & Geosystems Engineering          May 2007
Department of Petroleum & Geosystems Engineering
Cockrell School of Engineering, The University of Texas at Austin
Thesis: A Simulation Study of Injected CO2 Migration in the Faulted Reservoir
Advisers: Dr. Gary A. Pope & Dr. Steven L. Bryant

Bachelors in Geotechnical Engineering                                     February 2005
Department of Civil, Urban & Geotechnical Engineering
Seoul National University, South Korea

- American Association of Petroleum Geologists
- Geological Society of America
- Society of Petroleum Engineers

Research Interests:
- Fluid flow in porous media
- Carbon sequestration into the geologically discontinuous formations, especially faulted as well as multi-layered reservoirs
- Geomechanical analysis on fluid-matrix systems
- Numerical reservoir modeling

- To be a scientist with engineering ideas
- To be an engineer with a scientific mind

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