• Reservoir and seal evaluation for CO2 EOR and geological storage
• Diagenesis and petrophysics of clastic rock
• CO2 interactions with aquifer and seal
• Geochemistry of fluid-rock interaction in sedimentary rocks
B.S. Geology, Nanjing University, China, 2000
M.S. Tectonics, Peking University, China, 2003
Ph.D. Geology, Edinburgh University, Scotland, 2008
Postdoctoral Fellow, Bureau of Economic Geology, The University of Texas at Austin, 2008–Present
Research Assistant, Research Institute of Petroleum E&D, CNPC, 2003–2004
Best Paper Award, North Britain Student Forum, Aberdeen, 2007
Academic Excellence Scholarship, Nanjing University, China, 1997–2000
Lu, J., Cook, P. J., Hosseini, S. A., et al., in press, Complex fluid flow revealed by monitoring CO2 injection in a fluvial formation, Journal of Geophysical Research, doi:10.1029/2011JB008939.
Lu, J., Kharaka, Y. K., Thordsen, J. J., Horita, J., et al., 2012, CO2-rock-brine interactions in Lower Tuscaloosa Formation at Cranfield CO2 sequestration site, Mississippi, U.S.A., Chemical Geology, v. 291, p. 269-277.DOI: 10.1016/j.chemgeo.2011.10.020.
Lu, J., Milliken, K., Reed, M. R., and Hovorka, S., 2011, Diagenesis and sealing capacity of the middle Tuscaloosa mudstone at the Cranfield carbon dioxide injection site, Mississippi, Environmental Geosciences, v. 18 (1), p. 1-19.
Lu, J., Wilkinson, M., Haszeldine, R. S., Boyce, A. J., 2011, Carbonate cements in Miller field of the UK North Sea-a natural analog for mineral trapping in CO2 geological storage Environmental Earth Sciences, v. 62, p. 507-517. DOI: 10.1007/s12665-010-0543-1
Lu, J., Partin, J.W., Hovorka, S.D., Wong, C., 2010, Potential risks to freshwater resources as a result of leakage from CO2 geological storage: a batch-reaction experiment, Environmental Earth Sciences, v. 60 (2), p. 335-348. DOI 10.1007/s12665-009-0382-0.
Lu, J., Wilkinson, M., Haszeldine, R. S., and Fallick, A. E., 2009, Long-term performance of a mudrock seal in natural CO2 storage: Geology, v. 37, no. 1, p. 35–38.
Haszeldine, R. S., Lu, J., Wilkinson, M., and MacLeod, G., 2006, Long-timescale interaction of CO2 storage with reservoir and seal: Miller and Brae natural analogue sites, the North Sea: The proceedings of the 8th International Conference on Greenhouse Gas Control Technologies, Trondheim, Norway.
Lu, J., Guo, Z., and Zhang, Z., 2004, Cenozoic sedimentation characteristics of Jiuxi Basin and uplift history of northern Qilian Mountain: Geological Journal of China Universities, v. 10, no. 1, p. 50–61.
Zhao, Z., Guo, Z., Zhang, C., and Lu, J., 2003, Tectonic evolution of the Santanghu Basin, East Xinjiang and its implication for hydrocarbon accumulation: Acta Scientiarum Naturalium Universitatis Pekinensis, v. 39, no. 2, p. 219–228.