Dr. Yang Yu is a Research Scientist at the Energy & Environmental Reserach Center (EERC), where he conducts laboratory analyses and interprets laboratory data to support research activities related to improved production of unconventional oil and gas reservoirs, enhanced oil recovery (EOR) in unconventional and conventional formations, and subsurface storage of CO2 and/or rich gas. He holds Ph.D. and M.S. degrees in Petroleum Engineering from Texas Tech University and a B.S. degree in Petroleum Engineering from Northeast Petroleum University, Daqing, China. Prior to his position at the EERC, Dr. Yu served as an R&D Project Specialist with Porous Materials, Inc., Ithaca, New York, working on core analysis lab instrument development and design.
Dr. Yu’s principal areas of interest and expertise include reservoir engineering, unconventional reservoir development, EOR, and rock and fluid properties analysis. Dr. Yu serves as a reviewer for Journal of Natural Gas Science and Engineering, the Journal of Petroleum Science and Engineering, SPE Production & Operations, the International Journal of Greenhouse Gas Control, and Applied Nanoscience. He has authored or coauthored numerous peer-reviewed and other professional publications.
Ph.D., Petroleum Engineering, Texas Tech University, 2016.
Dissertation: Experimental Study of Enhanced Liquid Oil Recovery from Shale Reservoirs by Gas Injection.
M.S., Petroleum Engineering, Texas Tech University, 2013.
B.S., Petroleum Engineering, Northeast Petroleum University, China, 2010.