Dr. Xuefei Zhang is an Analytical Chemist at the EERC, where he performs analytical research focused on chemical and geochemical evaluation of water, oil, rocks, and other materials in support of research activities related to improved production of unconventional oil and gas reservoirs, enhanced oil recovery (EOR) in unconventional and conventional formations, and fuels analysis. Dr. Zhang holds a Ph.D. degree in Chemical Engineering from the University of North Dakota, a M.S. degree in Physics from the University of Maine, and a B.S. degree in Materials Science & Engineering from Tianjin University, China. Prior to his position at the EERC, Dr. Zhang served as a Test Engineer at Donaldson Company Inc., Bloomington, Minnesota.
Dr. Zhang’s principal areas of interest and expertise include materials research, development, manufacturing, and characterization; x-ray fluorescence; x-ray diffraction; scanning electron microscopy; and chromatography. Dr. Zhang has coauthored numerous professional publications.