Professor Shuyu Sun is currently the Principal Investigator of the Computational Transport Phenomena Laboratory (CTPL) at King Abdullah University of Science and Technology (KAUST) and a Co-Director of the Center for Subsurface Imaging and Fluid Modeling consortium (CSIM) at KAUST. He is a founding faculty member jointly appointed by the Earth Sciences and Engineering (ErSE) and the Applied Mathematics and Computational Science (AMCS) programs at KAUST. Before joining KAUST, Dr. Sun served as an Assistant Professor of Mathematical Sciences at Clemson University in the United States. He obtained his Ph.D. degree in computational and applied mathematics from The University of Texas at Austin, and his Doctor of Engineering degree in chemical engineering from Tianjin University. Dr. Sun's research includes the modeling and simulation of flow and transport in porous media, as well as the numerical analysis of relevant algorithms. His research has been funded by the US DoE, US NSF, US DoD, NSF of China, National 863 Program of China, and recently by KACST (the Saudi Arabian national science agency, equivalent to NSF in US), Saudi Aramco Oil Company and KAUST. He was/is the thesis advisor of 5 PhD students and 14 Master’s students. He supervised/ing 8 postdoctoral research fellows in his lab at KAUST. In addition to numerous conference papers and technical reports, Dr. Sun has published 140+ refereed journal articles. He currently serves in editorial boards for 6 international refereed journals. He has reviewed for 50+ technical journals and conference proceedings. He has chaired or co-chaired 7 international workshops. He has given more than 100 invited/contributed presentations to conferences or seminars. He is a member of honor societies of Sigma Xi, Tau Beta Pi, Gamma Beta Phi, and Phi Kappa Phi. He achieved the certification under the SPE Petroleum Engineering Certification Program, and he is also a licensed professional engineer in Texas, USA.
Biography Updated on 25 January 2017