GCCC
      GCCC STUDENTS

Yuan Liu
Postdoctoral Fellow

Bureau of Economic Geology
The University of Texas at Austin
University Station, Box X
Austin, Texas 78713-8924
Email: yuan.liu@beg.utexas.edu
Telephone: 512-475-9528
Fax: 512-471-0140


Academic Background
Stanford University: 2008-2013 (PhD)
Tsinghua University: 2006-2008 (MS)
Tsinghua University: 2002-2006 (BS)

Research Topics
   1) Hydrogeology
   2) Groundwater contamination and remediation
   3) Numerical modeling of groundwater/multiphase flow and solute transport in porous media
   4) Reactive transport in porous media
   5) CO2 sequestration
   6) Shale gas

Publications:
Liu, Y. and P. K. Kitanidis, 2012, Applicability of the Dual-Domain Model to Nonaggregated Porous Media, Ground Water, 50(6): 927-934

Liu Y. and P. K. Kitanidis, 2013, Tortuosity and Archie's Law, in Recent Advances in Hydrogeology, Springer: 115-126 (invited)

Liu, Y. and P. K. Kitanidis, 2013, A Mathematical and Computational Study of the Dispersivity Tensor in Anisotropic Porous Media, Advances in Water Resources (accepted)

Liu, Y., T. H. Illangasekare, and P. K. Kitanidis, 2013, Long-Term Mass Transfer and Mixing-Controlled Reactions of A DNAPL Plume from Persistent Residuals, Journal of Contaminant Hydrology (accepted)

Liu, Y. and X. Wu, 2008, Numerical Methods Comparison in Simulating the Contaminants Movement in Groundwater, Chinese Journal of Environmental Engineering, 2(2): 229-234

Liu, Y. and X. Wu, 2008, An Improved Analytical Approach to Estimate in Situ Biodegradation Rates, IAHS publication NO.322: 15-21

Liu, Y. and X. Wu, 2007, Optimization of the Hydraulic Containment System, Proceedings of International Symposium on Geo-environmental Engineering for Sustainable Development: 81-84

Liu, Y., X. Wu, and H. Toshiro, 2006, Nutrient Injection Strategy for Bioremediation of Organic Contaminants in Groundwater, Proceedings of National Symposium on Protection Planning and Treatment Technology for Drinking Water Sources and Contaminative Groundwater: 123-127

Presentations:
Liu, Y., T. H. Illangasekare, and P. K. Kitanidis, 2012, Long-Term Behavior of DNAPL Residuals, AGU 2012 Fall Meeting, San Francisco, CA

Liu, Y. and P. K. Kitanidis, 2011, Dispersivity Tensor in Three-Dimensional Periodic Porous Media (poster), AGU 2011 Fall Meeting, San Francisco, CA

Liu, Y. and P. K. Kitanidis, 2010, Upscaling the Advection-Diffusion Equation through a local volume averaging approach (poster), 2nd Carg├Ęse Summer School of Flow and Transport in Porous and Fractured Media

Liu, Y. and X. Wu, 2007, Optimization of the Hydraulic Containment System, presented in International Symposium on Geo-environmental Engineering for Sustainable Development, Xuzhou City, Jiangsu Province, China

Awards:
Stanford Graduate Fellowship, 2009-2011

First Class National Scholarship, Tsinghua University, China, 2003


©2008 Bureau of Economic Geology, The University of Texas at Austin