Earth Sciences Division (ESD) Department of Energy (DOE) Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory (LBNL)

Earth Sciences Division Staff: Yingqi Zhang

Yingqi Zhang

Yingqi Zhang

Scientist

Hydrogeology Department

 

 

Phone: 510-495-2983

Fax: 510-486-5686

Email: yqzhang@lbl.gov

Biographical Summary

Yingqi Zhang is a hydrogeologist in Earth Sciences Division at the Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory. She has research interests/experience in numerical modeling of multiphase flow in porous media; inverse modeling; optimization, uncertainty and risk analysis. Applications include geological carbon sequestration, groundwater monitoring network design, environmental remediation design, geothermal system, nuclear waste management.

Research Interests

Numerical modeling of multiphase flow in porous media; Optimization; uncertainty and risk analysis; parameterization, geostatistical methods. Applications include geological carbon sequestration; groundwater monitoring network design; environmental remediation; geothermal system and nuclear waste management.

Education

  • 2002 - Doctorate, University of Vermont (UVM), Burlington, Vermont, Major field:  Hydrogeology
  • 1995 - Master,     Tsinghua University, Beijing, China, Major field:  Hydrology and Water Resources
  • 1993 - Bachelor,   Tsinghua University, Beijing, China, Major field:  Hydraulic & Hydropower Construction Engineering, Minor field:  Electronics and Computer Technology

Professional Experience

  • since 2006  Geological Scientist, Earth Sciences Division, Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory, Berkeley, California
  • 2003 – 2006  Post-Doctoral Fellow, Earth Sciences Division, Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory, Berkeley, California
  • 1998 – 2002  Research Assistant, Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering, University of Vermont (UVM), Burlington, VT
  • 1996 – 1998  Project Engineer, Hydraulic Design and Planning Institute, Beijing, China

Software

  • Extended and documented a groundwater flow and transport model (PTC – Princeton Transport Code) to include the unsaturated zone (VTC);
  • Implemented Latin-hypercube sampling method into iTOUGH2