People

Shuyu Sun

Principal Investigator
Associate Professor, Earth Sciences and Engineering
Associate Professor, Applied Mathematics and Computational Science​

Research Interests

Dr. Sun’s recent research covers:
  • Finite element methods (in particular, adaptive discontinuous Galerkin methods for flow and reactive transport problems in porous media) and numerical analysis (a priori and a posteriori error estimation)
  • Computational transport phenomena and numerical oil reservoir simulations
  • Computational thermodynamics of reservoir fluids

Selected Publications

Education

  • Ph.D., Computational and Applied Mathematics, The University of Texas at Austin, USA, 2003
  • M.Sc., Computational and Applied Mathematics, The University of Texas at Austin, USA, 2002
  • D.Eng., Chemical Engineering, Tianjin University, China, 1997
  • M.Eng., Chemical Engineering, Tianjin University, China, 1994
  • B.Eng., Industrial Chemistry, Tianjin University, China, 1991

Professional Profile

  • Associate Professor of Applied Math & Computational Science (AMCS) (Oct 1, 2012 – Present)
  • Associate Professor of Earth Science and Engineering (ErSE) (Oct 1, 2012 – Present)
  • Adjunct Associate Professor, Clemson University, USA (July 2011 – Present) 
  • Adjunct Professor (兼职教授博士生导师), Xi'an Jiaotong University, China  (March 2010 – Present) 
  • Adjunct Professor (兼职研究生导师), China University of Petroleum at Beijing (June 2012 – Present) 

Scientific and Professional Memberships

  • Member, Society for Industrial and Applied Mathematics
  • Member, Society of Petroleum Engineers
  • Member, American Mathematical Society
  • Member, Sigma Xi
  • Member, Tau Beta Pi

Awards

  • Oden Faculty Research Fellow, Institute for Computational and Engineering Sciences (ICES), University of Texas at Austin, United States, July–August 2008, and July–August 2009
  • NSF fellowship for the NSF Summer Institute on Nano Mechanics and Materials, United States, 2005
  • Best paper award, International Conference on Computing, Communication and Control Technologies, 2005
  • Postdoctoral Fellowship, The University of Texas at Austin, United States, 2003–2005
  • University of