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Shuyu Sun

Associate Professor, Earth Science and Engineering
Physical Science and Engineering Division


Computational Transport Phenomena Laboratory

Affiliations

Education Profile

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

Research Interests

​Professor 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

  • ​S. Sun and J. Liu, "A locally conservative finite element method based on enrichment of the continuous Galerkin method", SIAM Journal on Scientific Computing, 31(4), 2528-2548, 2009.
  • V. J. Ervin, E. W. Jenkins, and S. Sun, "Coupled generalized non-linear stokes flow with flow through a porous medium" SIAM Journal on Numerical Analysis, 47(2), 929-952, 2009.
  • V. Girault, S. Sun, M. F. Wheeler and I. Yotov, "Coupling discontinuous Galerkin and mixed finite element discretizations using mortar finite elements", SIAM Journal on Numerical Analysis, 46(2), 949-979, 2008.
  • S. Sun and M. F. Wheeler, "Symmetric and nonsymmetric discontinuous Galerkin methods for reactive transport in porous media", SIAM Journal on Numerical Analysis, 43(1), 195-219, 2005.
  • C. Dawson, S. Sun and M. F. Wheeler, "Compatible algorithms for coupled flow and transport", Computer Methods in Applied Mechanics and Engineering", 193, 2565-2580, 2004.