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April 2017, Zachary Larson and Younki Cho's joint paper, "Experimental technique to measure mass under high pressure conditions using oscillatory motions of a spring-mass system", is published at Measurement Science and Technology.

February 2017, Lei Wang's paper "Apparent permeability of flow through periodic arrays of spheres with first-order slip", is published at Powder Technology.



December 2016, Elham Parsa successfully defended PhD dissertation, "Experimental study on the effect of confinement on propane phase behavior".

November 2016, Xiaoqi Li presented work at the AIChE Annual Meeting in San Francisco, California, USA.

August 2016, Shaken Kenzhekhanov successfully defended MS thesis, "Chemical EOR process visualization using NOA81 micromodels".

August 2016, Lei Wang's paper "Effect of pore-size distribution on phase transition of hydrocarbon mixtures in nanoporous media", is published at SPE Journal.

August 2016, Yang Guo, Jingwei Huang, and Feng Xiao's joint paper, "Bead-based microfluidic sediment analogues: Fabrication and colloid transport", is published at Langmuir.

August 2016, Lei Wang, Bowen Yao, Minsu Cha, and Taylor Patterson's joint paper, "Waterless fracturing technologies for unconventional reservoirs - opportunities for liquid nitrogen", is published at Journal of Natural Gas Science and Engineering.

July 2016, a new research grant on developing microfluidic porous media micromodels is signed with Halliburton. Co-investigator Keith B. Neeves.

May 2016, Ziming Zhu, Yang Guo, and Elham Parsa presented at the 8th International Conference on Porous Media in Cincinnati, Ohio, USA.

May 2016, Xiaolong Yin finished sabbatical leaves at Peking University and Princeton University and returned to Colorado School of Mines.

April 2016, Angela Dang successfully defended MS thesis "Post-treatment horizontal hydraulic fracture modeling with integrated chemical tracer analysis, a case study".

February 2016, Angela Dang won FIRST PLACE in the Master Division student paper competition of SPE Rocky Mountain Region.

January 2016, Jingwei Huang successfully defended MS thesis "Pore-scale simulation of multiphase flow using lattice Boltzmann method: Development and applications".



December 2015, Ziming Zhu successfully defended MS thesis "Theoretical investigation of the effect of membrane properties of nanoporous reservoirs on the phase behavior of confined light oil".

December 2015, Bowen Yao successfully defended MS thesis "Experimental study and numerical modeling of cryogenic fracturing process on laboratory-scale rock and concrete samples".

November 2015, Ronglei Zhang's paper, "A fully coupled thermal-hydrological-mechanical-chemical model for CO2 geological sequestration", is published at Journal of Natural Gas Science and Engineering. Three in a row!