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Dr. Ye Zhang

Ye  Zhang Blair wallis 2018We develop and apply numerical, statistical, and field-based methods to investigate subsurface fluid flow, solute transport, and chemical reactions in soils, aquifers, and deep reservoirs. We work on techniques ranging from scaling theory, inverse methods, high performance computing, to hydrogeophysics. Research topics include aquifer characterization and modeling, surface/groundwater interaction, and issues related to subsurface energy storage. Since 2014, we've been drilling and testing wells in the Laramie Range and surrounding mountain front areas in southeastern Wyoming with the objectives of advancing the science of mountain hydrology and mountain front recharge. Funding comes from the US National Science Foundation, Department of Energy, American Chemical Society (Petroleum Research Fund), Wyoming Water Development Commission, and the School of Energy Resources at the University of Wyoming. We collaborate with scientists and engineers at Los Alamos National Laboratory, Schlumberger, Colorado School of Mines, and at UW. Computing resources we access include laboratory PCs, parallel clusers[ARCC], and supercomputers[NWSC].

Graduate Student Opportunities: Please read Admission Information and contact me if you have questions. Students with strong quantitative background and computer programming skills are encouraged to apply. 

Miscellaneous Info: 
Field research: Please read this link if your research involves field work. Ye's Experience
WyoDot: Check this link when planning winter travel. WyoDot
How to write and publish: Check out the last 30 min. HOW TO WRITE A GREAT RESEARCH PAPER video on Youtube
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Select abstracts: Model Complexity Inversion Hydrological Connectivity abstract  Mountain Hydrology How Ground Water is Affected in the Western US

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