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Mengjiao Yu, PhD

Mengjiao Yu, PhD
Professor of Petroleum Engineering
College of Engineering & Natural Sciences
Petroleum Engineering
918-631-5170 Stephenson Hall Room 2260

Education

PhD – University of Texas-Austin MS – University of Texas-Austin MS – Tsinghua University BS – Tianjin University

Bio

Research Interests

Drilling and Well Completion
Drilling Fluids
Fluid Rheology and Hydraulics
Wellbore Stability
Shale and Shale Stability
Cuttings Transport
UBD/MPD
Drillstring Mechanics
Downhole and Surface Measurement
Drilling Automations
Large Scale Engineering Simulations

Teaching Interests

Drilling Engineering
Drilling Fluids
Math Modeling in Drilling Engineering
Engineering Programming

Publications

  • Dokhani, Vahid, Yue Ma, and Mengjiao Yu. “Determination of Equivalent Circulating Density of Drilling Fluids in Deepwater Drilling.” Journal of Natural Gas Science and Engineering 34 (2016): 1096–1105. Print.

  • Dokhani, Vahid, and Mengjiao Yu. “Effects of Sorptive Tendency of Shale on Borehole Stability.” Journal of Geological Resource and Engineering 5 (2016): 195–209. Print.

  • Dokhani, Vahid, Mengjiao Yu, and Ben Bloys. “A Wellbore Stability Model for Shale Formations: Accounting for Strength Anisotropy and Fluid Induced Instability.” Journal of Natural Gas Science and Engineering 32 (2016): 174–184. Print.

  • Dokhani, Vahid et al. “Investigating the Relation Between Sorption Tendency and Hydraulic Properties of Shale Formations.” Journal of Energy Resources Technology 140.1 (2018): 012902. Print.

Courses Taught

  • Independent Study
  • Research and Dissertation
  • Advanced Drilling

Professional Affiliations

  • Society of Petroleum Engineers

Awards & Honors

  • Best Drilling Technology Finalist
  • SPE Distinguished Lecturer