• Numerical modeling of multiphase flow and contaminant transport in both the unsaturated and saturated zones
• Geochemical modeling and reactive transport
• Inverse modeling of non-isothermal flow and biogeochemical reactive transport modeling
• Numerical modeling of soil organic carbon dynamics
• Soil thermal properties and water fluxes measurements using heat-pulse techniques
• Multiobjective optimization models for management and sustainable use of water resources
B.S. Hydrogeology, Changchun College of Geology (Jilin University), Changchun, China, 1993
M.S. Hydrogeology, Changchun College of Geology (Jilin University), Changchun, China, 1996
Ph.D. Hydrogeology, University of La Coruña, La Coruña, Spain, 2006
Postdoctoral fellow, Department of Plants, Soils, and Climate, Utah State University, from June, 2007 to August, 2008.
Postdoctoral fellow, Department of Geological Sciences, Indiana University at Bloomington, from June, 2006 to May, 2007.
Research scientist, Nanjing Institution of Hydrology and Water Resources, Department of Water Resource, China, from July, 1996 to August, 2001.
Yang, Changbing, Samper, Javier, and Molinero, Jorge, 2008, Inverse microbial and geochemical reactive transport models in porous media: Physics and Chemistry of the Earth, v. 33, p. 1026–1034
Yang, Changbing, Samper, Javier, Zhu, Chen, and Jones, Scott, 2008, Numerical modeling of the development of a preferentially leached layer on feldspar surfaces: Environmental Geology, v. 57, p. 1639–1647, DOI: 10.1007/s00254-008-1445-3.
Yang, C., Samper, J., and Montenegro, L., 2007, A coupled non-isothermal reactive transport model for long-term geochemical evolution of a HLW repository in clay, Environmental Geology, v. 53, p. 1627-1638, DOI. 10.1007/s00254-007-0770-2.
Yang, C., Samper, J., Molinero, J., and Bonilla, M., 2007, Modeling microbially-mediated consumption of dissolved oxygen after backfilling a high level waste repository: Journal of Contaminant Hydrology, v. 93, no. 1-4, p.130–148.
Yang, C., Park, Melora, and Zhu, C., 2007, An expanded method of estimating in situ reaction rates from push-pull experiments: Environmental and Engineering Geology, v. 13, no.4, p. 345–354.