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Civil and Architectural Engineering

College of Engineering and Applied Science

Jianting (Julian) Zhu

Professor of Civil Engineering
Graduate Program Director, Civil & Architectural Engineering
Director, Center for Computational Hydrology and Hydrosciences

Room 3081, Engineering Building
University of Wyoming
College of Engineering and Applied Science
Department of Civil & Architectural Engineering
1000 E. University Avenue
Laramie, WY 82071
e-mail: jzhu5@uwyo.edu
Office Phone: 307-766-4375

Jianting (Julian) Zhu

Education:

  • B.S. Engineering Mechanics, Zhejiang University
  • M.S. Fluid Mechanics, Peking University
  • Ph.D. Civil Engineering, Dalhousie University
  • Postdoc, Civil Engineering, University of Waterloo

Research Interests:

  • Vadose Zone Hydrology
  • Groundwater Hydrology
  • Hydrological Modeling
  • Stochastic Hydrology
  • Contaminant Transport
  • Uncertainty and Climate Change
  • Ecohydrology
  • Soil Physics

Teaching:

  • Fluid Dynamics, University of Wyoming
  • Thermodynamics, University of Wyoming
  • Hydraulic Engineering, University of Wyoming
  • Hydrology, University of Wyoming
  • Groundwater Hydrology, University of Wyoming
  • Advanced Subsurface Hydrology, University of Wyoming
  • Uncertainty in Hydrology, University of Wyoming
  • Hydrometeorology, University of Wyoming
  • Geostatistics, University of Nevada Las Vegas
  • Hydrogeology, University of Saskatchewan
  • Advanced Hydrogeology, University of Saskatchewan
  • Reservoir Mechanics University of Saskatchewann

Awards:

  • Paper Featured in CSA Magazine of Crop Science Society of America, Soil Science Society of America, and American Society of Agronomy, 2017
  • American Geophysical Union (AGU) Research Spotlight, 2017
  • Best Theoretical-Oriented Paper Award, ASCE-EWRI’s Journal of Hazardous, Toxic and Radioactive Waste, 2016
  • American Society of Civil Engineers Irrigation & Drainage Council Honorable Mention, 2016
  • ECHN-IAH Coolest Paper of 2015, International Association of Hydrogeologists, 2016
  • Excellence for Associate Editor, Soil Science Society of America Journal (SSSAJ), 2014
  • Maki Chair Award, Desert Research Institute, 2010
  • Peter B. Wagner Medal of Excellence, Desert Research Institute, 2008
  • NSERC Postdoctoral Fellowship Award, Canada, 1996-1998
  • Bruce and Dorothy Rosetti Scholarship, Dalhousie University, Canada, 1994-19958

Technical Editor

  • Soil Science Society of America Journal (SSSAJ)

Recent Sole-Author Journal Papers in 2020:

  • Zhu, J., Coupling effect of power-law fluid properties and scaled fractal characteristics on flow through fractured media, Physica A: Statistical Mechanics and its Applications, https://doi.org/10.1016/j.physa.2020.125073. 2020.

  • Zhu, J., Flow of power-law fluid through fractal discrete fracture network, The European Physical Journal Plus, https://doi.org/10.1140/epjp/s13360-020-00684-2. 2020.

  • Zhu, J., Starting pressure head gradient and flow of Bingham plastics through a scaled fractal fracture network, International Journal of Non-Linear Mechanics, https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ijnonlinmec.2020.103577. 2020.

  • Zhu, J., Impact of yield stress and fractal characteristics on the flow of Bingham fluid through fracture network, Journal of Petroleum Science and Engineering, https://doi.org/10.1016/j.petrol.2020.107637. 2020.

  • Zhu, J., Convective and conductive heat transfer of creeping flow in a multi-particle system, International Journal of Thermal Sciences, https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ijthermalsci.2020.106573. 2020.

  • Zhu, J., Unsaturated cell model of effective thermal conductivity of soils, SN Applied Sciences, https://doi.org/10.1007/s42452-020-03211-1. 2020.

  • Zhu, J., Impact of size distribution of cell model on the effective thermal conductivity of saturated porous media, International Journal of Thermophysics, https://doi.org/10.1007/s10765-020-2611-4. 2020.

  • Zhu, J., Impact of fractal characteristics on evaporation and infiltration in unsaturated heterogeneous soils, Hydrological Sciences Journal, https://doi.org/10.1080/02626667.2020.1784421. 2020.

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Civil & Architectural Engineering

EN 3074

Dept. 3295

1000 E. University Ave.

Laramie, WY 82071

Phone: (307)766-2390

Email: cae.info@uwyo.edu

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