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Petroleum Engineering|College of Engineering and Applied Science

Shunde Yin

Associate Professor of Petroleum Engineering
Room 4019, Engineering Building
University of Wyoming
College of Engineering and Applied Science
Department of Petroleum Engineering
Dept. 3295
1000 E. University Avenue
Laramie, WY 82071
Phone: 307.766.3511


  • Ph.D. in Geotechnical Engineering, University of Waterloo, Canada, 2008
  • M.S. in Geotechnical Engineering, Chinese Academy of Sciences, China, 2003
  • B.E. in Civil Engineering, Shijiazhuang Railway Institute, China, 1999

Coupled thermal - hydraulic - mechanical - chemical (THMC) modeling and soft computing in petroleum geomechanics.

Selected Publications

  • Shunde Yin, Maurice B. Dusseault, Leo Rothenburg. (2008). Thermal reservoir modeling in petroleum geomechanics. International Journal for Numerical and Analytical Methods in Geomechanics.
  • Shunde Yin, Leo Rothenburg, Maurice B. Dusseault. (2007). Analyzing production-induced subsidence using coupled displacement discontinuity and finite element methods. Computer Modeling in Engineering & Sciences, 19(2): 111-120.
  • Maurice B. Dusseault, Shunde Yin, Leo Rothenburg, Hongxue Han. (2007). Seismic monitoring and geomechanics simulation. The Leading Edge, 26 (5): 610-620.
  • Shunde Yin, Maurice B. Dusseault, Leo Rothenburg. (2007). Coupled multiphase poroelastic analysis of reservoir depletion including surrounding strata. International Journal of Rock Mechanics and Mining Sciences, 44 (5): 758-766.
  • Shunde Yin, Maurice B. Dusseault, Leo Rothenburg. (2007). Analytical and numerical analysis of pressure drawdown in a poroelastic reservoir with complete overburden effect considered. Advances in Water Resources, 30(5): 1160-1167.
  • Hong-Bo Zhao, Zhong-Liang Ru, Shunde Yin. (2007). Updated support vector machine for seismic liquefaction evaluation based on the penetration tests. Marine Georesources and Geotechnology, 25(3): 209-220.
  • Shunde Yin, Leo Rothenburg, Maurice B. Dusseault. (2006). 3D coupled displacement discontinuity method and finite element analysis of reservoir behavior during production in semi-infinite domain. Transport in Porous Media, 65(3):425-441.
  • Shunde Yin, Xiating Feng, Youliang Zhang, Hui Zhou, Hongbo Zhao. (2004). Study on optimum design of landslide stabilization by parallel evolutionary neural network method. Chinese Journal of Rock Mechanics and Engineering, 23(16), 2698-2702.
  • Hong-Bo Zhao, Xia-Ting Feng, Shunde Yin. (2002). Classification of engineering rock based on support vector machine. Rock and Soil Mechanics, 23(6), 698-701.

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