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Yuan Di
Ph.D., Associate Professor
Department of Energy and Resources Engineering,
College of Engineering, Peking University
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Education Background

Doctor of Philosophy, Civil Engineering, Tongji University, Shanghai, P.R. China.

Master of Engineering, Civil Engineering, Xi'an University of Architecture and Technology, Xi'an, P.R. China.

Bachelor of Engineering, Civil Engineering, Xi'an Jiaotong University, Xi'an, P.R. China.

Research Areas And Interests

Numerical simulation of multiphase flow in porous media;

Wave propagation in porous media;

Analysis of borehole stability;

Selected Publications (after 2001)

  1. ZHANG Wei, DI Yuan, WU Yu-shu. Assisted history-matching method based on ensemble Kalman filter. Journal of Daqing Petroleum Institute, 2009; 33(5):74-78.

  2. Yu-Shu Wu, Zhijiang Kang, Yuan Di, Thanh Nguyen and Perapon Fakcharoenphol. A Multiple-Continuum Model for Simulating Single-Phase and Multiphase Flow in Naturally Fractured Vuggy Reservoirs. PROCEEDINGS, TOUGH Symposium 2009, Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory, Berkeley, California, September 14-16, 2009.

  3. Yu-Shu Wu, Bitao Lai, and Jennifer L. Miskimins, Di Yuan. Simulation of Multiphase Non-Darcy Flow in Porous and Fractured Media. SPE 122612, presentation at the 2009 SPE Annual Technical Conference and Exhibition, New Orleans, Louisiana, USA, 4–7 October 2009.

  4. Wu YS, Rutqvist J, Karasaki K, Lei Q, Xiong W, Yuan J, Liu M and Di Y. A Mathematical Model for Rock Deformation’s Effect on Flow in Porous and Fractured Reservoirs. The 42nd US Rock Mechanics Symposium and 2nd U.S.-Canada Rock Mechanics Symposium, San Francisco, June 29-July 2, 2008.

  5. Y. Di, J. Yang and T. Sato. Seismic Performance of a River Dike Improved by Sand Compaction Piles. Journal of Performance of Constructed Facilities, ASCE 2008; 22(6):381-390.

  6. DI Yuan, TANG Xiaowei. An finite element - finite volume hybrid method for large deformation analysis of porous media. Chinese Journal of Computational Mechanics 2008, Vol.25,No.4: 483-487,493,2008. (in Chinese)

  7. Xie Qiang, Tang Hesheng, Di Yuan. SVD-Unscented Kalman Filter for Nonlinear Structural System Identification. Chinese Journal of Applied Mechanics, Vol.25, No.1: 57-61,2008. (in Chinese)

  8. Yuan Di, Jun Yang and Tadanobu Sato. An operator-split ALE model for large deformation analysis of geomaterials. International Journal of Analytical Numerical Methods in Geomechanics 2007; 31(12): 1375-1399.

  9. Xiaowei Tang, Yuan Di, Sumio Sawada, Tadanobu Sato. 3-D Nonlinear Analysis of Soil-pile Interaction in Liquefiable Soil using Adaptive Mesh Refinement. The 4th International Conference on Earthquake Engineering, October 12-13, 2006. Taipei, Taiwan.

  10. Yuan Di, Tadanobu Sato, Mingwu Yuan. Computational Modelling of Penetration in Porous Soils Using Arbitrary Lagrangian-Eulerian Finite Element Method. The 2nd World Forum of Chinese Scholars in Geotechnical Engineering,GEO-WCS, August, 2005,Nanjing, China.

  11. Yuan Di and Tadanobu Sato, Numerical Simulation of Lateral Displacement Between Non-liquefiable Ground and The Liquefied Subsoil Layer, (CD-ROM), Proceedings of 17th ASCE Engineering Mechanics Conference, University of Delaware, Newark, DE, June 13-16. 2004, 10 pages.

  12. Yuan Di and Tadanobu Sato, Computational Modeling of Large Deformation of Saturated Soils Using An ALE Finite Element Method, Annuals of Disas. Prev. Res. Inst., Kyoto Univ., No. 47 C, March 2004, pp171-182.

  13. Yuan Di and Tadanobu Sato, A practical numerical method for large strain liquefaction analysis of saturated soils, Soil Dynamics and Earthquake Engineering, 2004, Vol. 24, pp. 251-260.

  14. Yuan Di and Tadanobu Sato, Arbitrary Lagrangian-Eulerian Formulation for Large Deformation Analysis of Saturated Soils, Proceedings of The 11th International Conference on Soil Dynamics & Earthquake Engineering (11th ICSDEE) & The 3rd International Conference on Earthquake Geotechnical Engineering (3rd ICEGE), University of California, Berkeley, January 7th - 9th, 2004, pp. 110-117.

  15. Yuan Di and Tadanobu Sato, Liquefaction analysis of saturated soils taking into account variation in porosity and permeability with large deformation, Computers and Geotechnics, Vol.30, No.7: 623-635, 2003.

  16. Yuan Di and Tadanobu Sato, Remapping scheme in ALE method for liquefaction simulation, (CD-ROM), Proceedings of 16th ASCE Engineering Mechanics Conference, University of Washington, Seattle, Washington, July 16-18, 2003, 12 pages.

  17. Yuan Di, Tadanobu Sato and Yong Moon, A new simulation method for liquefaction and induced ground flow, 2nd Canadian Specialty Conference on Computer Applications in Geotechnique, Winnipeg, April 2002. pp. 197-204.

  18. Yuan Di, Yong Moon and Tadanobu Sato, Numerical simulation of seismic response of site overlying on liquefiable soil layer, KAIST-Kyoto University Joint Seminar on Earthquake Engineering, Daejeon, Korea, Feb. 2002. pp. 47-52.

  19. Xiaowei Tang, Yuan Di and Tadanobu Sato, Dynamic analysis of saturated porous medium by 3D FEM-FDM coupled method considering large deformation, KAIST-Kyoto University Joint Seminar on Earthquake Engineering, Daejeon, Korea, Feb. 2002. pp. 83-88.

  20. Yuan Di and Tadanobu Sato, A practical numerical method for large deformation dynamic response problems in saturated soil. Proceedings of the Thirty-sixth Japan National Conference on Geotechnical Engineering, Tokushima, June 2001. No.691.

  21. Yuan Di and Tadanobu Sato, FEM-FDM coupled method for saturated soil analysis considering large deformation. Proceedings of the 26th JSCE Earthquake Engineering Symposium, Sapporo, August 2001. pp. 193-196.

  22. Yuan Di and Tadanobu Sato, Large deformation dynamic analysis of porous medium using FEM-FDM coupled method. Advances in Computational Engineering & Sciences (Atluri, S.N., Nishioka, T. and Kikuchi, M., Eds.), Chapter 12 Multiphysics & Multibody Dynamic, Tech Science Press, 2001, 6 pages.