Jing Zhou, Ph.D.
Postdoctoral Research Associate - Geomechanics/Fracturing Using Discrete Element Method
Research Areas: Fracturing SImulation; Geomechanics
Biography: Dr. Jing Zhou is a postdoctoral chemical engineer with an interest in geomechanics and fracturing simulation, who has a strong background in subsurface reservoir simulation, hydraulic fracture propagation and inverse modeling. Her Ph.D. research includes the following areas: hydraulic fracture propagation simulation using dual-lattice discrete element method (DEM); generalized multiphysics reservoir simulator for unconventional reservoirs; and data assimilation with ensemble kalman filter (EnKF).
Dr. Zhou had two summer internships at the department of energy resource recovery sustainability, Idaho National Laboratory.
Ph.D., Chemical Engineering - University of Utah
M.S., Control Science and Engineering - Beijing University of Chemical Technology
B.S., Automation Engineering - Beijing University of Chemical Technology
"Numerical Study of Critical Role of Rock Heterogeneity in Hydraulic Fracture Propagation", J.Zhou, H. Huang, M. Deo. The 50th US Rock Mechanics/Geomechanics Symposium, (2016).
"Simulation of Hydraulic and Natural Fracture Interaction Using a Coupled DFN-DEM model", J.Zhou, H. Huang, M. Deo. The 50th US Rock Mechanics/Geomechanics Symposium, (2016).
"A New Physics-Based Modeling of Multiple NonPlanar Hydraulic Fractures Propagation, URTeC 2170875" J. Zhou, H. Huang, M. Deo, S. Jiang, Unconventional Resources Technology Conference, (2015).
"Modeling the interaction between Hydraulic and Natural Fractures using Dual-Lattice Discrete Element Method, ARMA 15-507" J. Zhou, H. Huang, M. Deo, The 49th US Rock Mechanics/Geomechanics Symposium, (2015).
"Modeling of Complex Hydraulic Fracture Propagation in Shales through Dual-Lattice Discrete Element Method" J. Zhou, H. Huang, M. Deo, AAPG Annual Convention & Exhibition, (2015).
"Simulation of Hydraulic Fracture Propagation in Heterogeneous Reservoir based on a Dual-Lattice Discrete Element Method" J. Zhou, H. Huang, M. Deo, The 5th International Conference on Coupled Thermo-HydroMechanical-Chemical Processes in Geosystems, (2015).
"Modeling of Reactor-Regenerator System in Fluid Catalytic Cracking Unit" J. Zhou, J. Chu, H. Jiang, Petroleum Refinery Engineering, (2011). 41, 18-25.
Software patent: Reactor-Regenerator reactions simulator in Fluid Catalytic Cracking Unit (FCCsim). 2011.
"Fracture Propagation and Identification", EGI Corporate Associates Meeting (2014), Salt Lake City, UT.
"Hydraulic Fracture Propagation Using Discrete Element Method. China Shale Final Project Meeting" (2014), Salt Lake City, UT.
"Data Assimilation in Reservoir Engineering. Shale Liquid Project Meeting", BP America (2013), Houston, TX.