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Yong Zhang

Yong Zhang

Associate Professor

Education

  • BS, Hydrogeology and Geo-Engineering, Nanjing University, China, 1993
  • PhD, Hydrology and Water Resources, Nanjing University, China, 1998
  • Post-Doctoral, University of California, Davis, CA, 1999-2004
  • Post-Doctoral, Desert Research Institute, Reno, NV, 2004-2005
  • Post-Doctoral, Colorado School of Mines, Golden, CO, 2005-2007

Research Areas

  • Environmental Geochemistry, Biogeochemistry and Hydrochemistry
  • Hydrogeology, Hydrology, and Hydrometeorology

About


Research Interests

  • Soil/water contaminant remediation
  • Modeling water flow and contaminant transport in rivers, soil, and aquifers
  • Groundwater age dating with environmental tracers
  • Surface water – groundwater interaction
  • Stochastic Hydrology Using Fractional PDEs

Current Research Projects

Groundwater contaminant source identification

Research Group Members

Students

Welcome students with various background and interest (hydrogeology, hydrology, computational physics, geochemistry, applied mathematics, statistics and/or probability, and/or environmental sciences)

  • Bingqing Lu (PhD) (2015.8~2019.12)
  • Mary Puckett (MS) (2018.8~2020.5)

Visiting scholars

  • Xiaoting Liu (Ph.D. Candidate, Mechanics Engineering, Hohai University)
  • Maosheng Yin (Ph.D. Candidate, Hydrology, China University of Geosciences)

Courses Taught

  • GEO 101 – The Dynamic Earth
  • GEO 525 – MODFLOW Groundwater Modeling (Groundwater Models)
  • GEO 525 – Modeling of Contaminant Transport in Earth Surface (Stochastic Hydrology)
  • GEO 525 – Scientific Programming
  • GEO 525 – Vadose Zone Hydrology (Soil Physics)
  • GEO 525 – Applied Hydrology (Watershed Hydrology)
  • GEO 525 – Introduction Hydrology
  • GEO 525 – Surface Water – Ground Water Interaction
  • GEO 525 – Probability in Hydrology

Selected Publications

h-index 27

* Student paper