Collaborators

  • “Micro/nanofluidics”,  one-year extension because of the award for research collaboration between HKUST (Hong Kong University of Science and Technology) and KAUST, funded by KAUST’s Special Academic Partnership Program, September 1, 2013 – August 31, 2014.
  • “The Modeling and Simulation of Two-Phase Flow in Porous Media: From Pore Scale to Darcy Scale", funded by KAUST’s GRP-CF (Global Research Partnership Collaborative Fellows) Program to support one postdoctoral collaborative fellow jointly hired by KAUST and HKUST, January 5, 2011 – January 4, 2014. 
“New Electro-Magneto-Mechano Processes for Non-invasive Interior Healing of Damaged Piping Systems”, funded by KAUST’s OCRF Program, July 1, 2013 – June 30, 2014 (P.I. at KAUST: S. Sun, P.I. at University of California at Berkeley: Tarek I. Zohdi). 
“High Performance Visual Computing”, funded by KAUST’s OCRF Program, October 1, 2012 – September 30, 2014 (P.I. at KAUST: S. Sun, P.I. at TUM (Technische Universität München): Hans-Joachim Bungartz).
  • “Simulation of Subsurface Geochemical Transport and Carbon Sequestration”, funded by KAUST’s GRP-AEA Program, September 1, 2011 – August 31, 2015 (P.I. at KAUST: S. Sun, P.I. at UT-Austin: M. F. Wheeler; Co-P.I.: I. Hoteit, and T. Arbogast, and M. Hesse). 
  • “Computational Modeling of Angiogenesis,” University of Texas M. D. Anderson Biomedical Engineering Seed Grant, September 2003 – September 2004, (P.I.: Mary F. Wheeler).
“Multi-scale, multi- physics simulation and uncertainty quantification for porous media processes and applications (MMUPA)”, funded by KAUST Strategic Research Initiative (SRI) competitive funding program. (P.I. at Texas A&M: Yalchin Efendiev; P.I. at KAUST: Victor M. Calo).
"Parallel Multiscale Simulation of Multicomponent Multiphase Flow: From Darcy Scale to Molecular Scale", funded by KAUST’s GRP University Research Funds (URF) KAUST-IBM Program, January 9, 2012 – January 8, 2013. (P.I. at KAUST: S. Sun, P.I. at IBM: K. Jordan). 
Center for Subsurface Imaging and Fluid Modeling consortium (CSIM), Industrial Affiliates Program for Oil Companies,  September 2010 — September 2011. 
“Study of Sulfur Solubility using Thermodynamics Model and Quantum Chemistry”, funded by KACST (the Saudi Arabian national science agency, equivalent to NSF in US), August 30, 2011 – August 29, 2012. 
“Modeling Multi-Component Phase Equilibrium of Reservoir Fluids with Molecular Simulation”, funded by Saudi Aramco Oil Company, July 12, 2010 – July 11, 2012.

 Center for Subsurface Imaging and Fluid Modeling consortium (CSIM), Industrial Affiliates Program for Oil Companies, (P.I.: Gerard Schuster), September 2009 — September 2010. 

“Proof-of-Concept Model for the Cementitious Barrier Partnership”, funded by U.S. Department of Energy through SCUREF – Savannah River National Laboratory, May 2009 – August 2010.
“Multi-scale Modeling, Analysis and Optimization of Energy Supply Chains,” funded by National Science Foundation of China , January 2009 – December 2011.
“Multi-Scale Modeling and Optimization for Distributed Multi-Entrant Complex Manufacturing Systems,” funded by National High-Tech Research and Development Program of China, January 2008 – December 2010, (P.I.: Ming Dong). 
  • “MACOBE: Mathematical Modeling of Neuron Cell Growth,” funded by Creative Inquiry Projects Committee, Clemson University, August 2007 – August 2010. (P.I.’s: Delphine Dean and S. Sun).
  • Clemson University faculty start-up research grant, funded by Clemson University, August 2006 – August 2008. 
  • In Silico Modeling of Tissue Angiogenesis,” funded by Research Grant Committee, Clemson University, December 2006 – August 2007.
“Focused Effort on Error Estimators/Indicators for Environmental Quality Modeling”, funded by U.S. Department of Defense (High Performance Computing Modernization Program), (P.I.: Mary F. Wheeler), September 2002 – September 2003. 
“A Data Intense Challenge: the Instrumented Oilfield of the Future,” funded by U.S. National Science Foundation (Information Technology Research program), 2001-2002, (P.I.: Mary F. Wheeler). 
“Coupling of Models for Energy and Environment,” NPACI Alpha Project, funded by NPACI of U.S., 2001 – 2002, (P.I.: Mary F. Wheeler).