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Yuanhang Chen

Associate Professor

Murray F and Julia Hawkins Professor

Craft & Hawkins Department of Petroleum Engineering

Louisiana State University

3209C Patrick F. Taylor Hall

Baton Rouge, LA 70803

Phone: 225-578-4394 / Fax: 225-578-8433

Educational Background

  • Ph.D. Petroleum Engineering, University of Tulsa, 2015
  • M.S. Petroleum Engineering, University of Tulsa, 2010
  • B.E. Control Engineering, Zhejiang University, 2008

Research Interests

  • Multiphase Flow and Transport Processes in CCUS, Geothermal, and Oil & Gas Applications
  • Managed Pressure Drilling & Well Control
  • Construction, Integrity, and Safety of Geothermal, CCUS, and Oil & Gas Wells

Teaching Responsibilities

  • Advanced Drilling Engineering
  • Well Control Laboratory
  • Emerging Technologies in Drilling Engineering 
  • Drilling Fluids Laboratory
  • Managed Pressure Drilling
  • Well Design
  • Fluid Flow and Heat Transfer in Wellbores

Research Assistant positions for new MS and PhD students and one postdoctoral researcher/research associate position are available in Dr. Chen’s research group, email Dr. Chen at for further information.

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