Dr Zhenjiang You
I am a Research Fellow in Australian School of Petroleum, the University of Adelaide.
Working in the Formation Damage & EOR Research Group at Australian School of Petroleum, I perform research on mathematical and numerical modelling of single and multiphase flow in porous media, formation damage in oil/gas/geothermal reservoirs and aquifers, lowsalinity waterflooding, etc.
Research Interests

Theoretical development and mathematical modelling
 Transport phenomena in porous media: multiphase flows
 Population balance models for suspension transport
 Stochastic modelling of flow in rocks
 Analytical and numerical methods
 Exact and asymptotic solutions

Engineering applications
 Fines migration induced formation damage in oil/gas/geothermal reservoirs and aquifers
 Drilling fluid invasion and external cake formation
 Well injectivity/productivity analysis
 Lowsalinity waterflooding
 Unconventional resources and recovery
 Propagation of bacteria, viruses and contaminants in groundwater
Appointments
Date  Position  Institution name 

2009  Research Fellow  University of Adelaide, Adelaide 
2004  2009  Postdoctoral Fellow  Flinders University 
Education
Date  Institution name  Country  Title 

2003  Zhejiang University  China  PhD 
1998  Zhejiang University  China  BEng 
Research Interests
Journals
Year  Citation 

2017  Liu, H., Zheng, J., Wang, K. & You, Z. (2017). Comments on “Comments on “Reply to comments on “Analytical derivation of Brooks–Corey type capillary pressure models using fractal geometry and evaluation of rock heterogeneity”””. Journal of Petroleum Science and Engineering, 159, 614616. 10.1016/j.petrol.2017.09.050 
2017  Xu, C., Kang, Y., Chen, F. & You, Z. (2017). Analytical model of plugging zone strength for drillin fluid loss control and formation damage prevention in fractured tight reservoir. Journal of Petroleum Science and Engineering, 149, 686700. 10.1016/j.petrol.2016.10.069 
2017  Bedrikovetsky, P., You, Z., Badalyan, A., Osipov, Y. & Kuzmina, L. (2017). Analytical model for strainingdominant largeretention depth filtration. Chemical Engineering Journal, 330, 11481159. 10.1016/j.cej.2017.08.031 
2016  Xu, C., Kang, Y., You, Z. & Chen, M. (2016). Review on formation damage mechanisms and processes in shale gas reservoir: Known and to be known. Journal of Natural Gas Science and Engineering, 36, 12081219. 10.1016/j.jngse.2016.03.096 
2016  Xu, C., Kang, Y., Chen, F. & You, Z. (2016). Fracture plugging optimization for drillin fluid loss control and formation damage prevention in fractured tight reservoir. Journal of Natural Gas Science and Engineering, 35, Part A, 12161227. 10.1016/j.jngse.2016.09.059 
2016  Yang, Y., Siqueira, F., Vaz, A., You, Z. & Bedrikovetsky, P. (2016). Slow migration of detached fine particles over rock surface in porous media. Journal of Natural Gas Science and Engineering, 34, 11591173. 10.1016/j.jngse.2016.07.056 
2016  You, Z., Yang, Y., Badalyan, A., Bedrikovetsky, P. & Hand, M. (2016). Mathematical modelling of fines migration in geothermal reservoirs. Geothermics, 59, 123133. 10.1016/j.geothermics.2015.05.008 
2015  Sacramento, R. N., Yang, Y., You, Z., Waldmann, A., Martins, A. L., Vaz, A. S. L. ... Bedrikovetsky, P. (2015). Deep bed and cake filtration of twosize particle suspension in porous media. Journal of Petroleum Science and Engineering, 126, 201210. 10.1016/j.petrol.2014.12.001 
2015  Kalantariasl, A., Farajzadeh, R., You, Z. & Bedrikovetsky, P. (2015). Nonuniform external filter cake in long injection wells. Industrial and Engineering Chemistry Research, 54, 11, 30513061. 10.1021/ie504936q 
2015  You, Z., Bedrikovetsky, P., Badalyan, A. & Hand, M. (2015). Particle mobilization in porous media: temperature effects on competing electrostatic and drag forces. Geophysical Research Letters, 42, 8, 28522860. 10.1002/2015GL063986 
2015  Naik, S., You, Z. & Bedrikovetsky, P. (2015). Rate enhancement in unconventional gas reservoirs by wettability alteration. Journal of Natural Gas Science and Engineering, 26, 15731584. 10.1016/j.jngse.2015.06.016 
2014  Marquez, M., Williams, W., Knobles, M., Bedrikovetsky, P. & You, Z. (2014). Fines migration in fractured wells: Integrating modeling with field and laboratory data. SPE Production and Operations, 29, 4, 309322. 10.2118/165108PA 
2014  Badalyan, A., You, Z., Aji, K., Bedrikovetsky, P., Carageorgos, T. & Zeinijahromi, A. (2014). Size exclusion deep bed filtration: experimental and modelling uncertainties. Review of Scientific Instruments, 85, 1, 015111101511113. 10.1063/1.4861096 
2014  You, Z., Osipov, Y., Bedrikovetsky, P. & Kuzmina, L. (2014). Asymptotic model for deep bed filtration. Chemical Engineering Journal, 258, 374385. 10.1016/j.cej.2014.07.051 
2014  Oliveira, M. A., Vaz, A. S. L., Siqueira, F. D., Yang, Y., You, Z. & Bedrikovetsky, P. (2014). Slow migration of mobilised fines during flow in reservoir rocks: laboratory study. Journal of Petroleum Science and Engineering, 122, 534541. 10.1016/j.petrol.2014.08.019 
2013  Yuan, H., You, Z., Shapiro, A. & Bedrikovetski, P. (2013). Improved population balance model for strainingdominant deep bed filtration using network calculations. Chemical Engineering Journal, 226, 227237. 10.1016/j.cej.2013.04.031 
2013  You, Z., Bedrikovetski, P. & Kuzmina, L. (2013). Exact solution for longterm size exclusion suspensioncolloidal transport in porous media. Abstract and Applied Analysis, 2013, 19. 10.1155/2013/680693 
2013  Barrett, E., Abbasy, I., Wu, C. . R., You, Z. & Bedrikovetsky, P. (2013). Low cost flow rate estimate in separate layers along the gas wells from temperature and pressure profiles. Australian Petroleum Production and Exploration Association (APPEA) Journal, 53, 285294. 
2012  Yuan, H., Shapiro, A., You, Z. & Badalyan, A. (2012). Estimating filtration coefficients for straining from percolation and random walk theories. Chemical Engineering Journal, 210, 6373. 10.1016/j.cej.2012.08.029 
2012  Badalyan, A., Carageorgos, T., Bedrikovetski, P., You, Z., Zeinijahromi, A. & Kaiser, A. (2012). Critical analysis of uncertainties during particle filtration. Review of Scientific Instruments, 83, 9, 19. 10.1063/1.4749844 
2012  Kaiser, A., You, Z. & Badalyan, A. (2012). Transport and straining of suspensions in porous media: Experimental and theoretical study. Thermal Science, 16, 5, 13441348. 10.2298/TSCI1205344A 
2012  Barrett, E., Abbasy, I., Wu, C. R., You, Z. & Bedrikovetski, P. (2012). Determining gas rate distribution from temperature and pressure profiles in gas well. Thermal Science, 16, 5, 13391343. 10.2298/TSCI1205339B 
2012  You, Z., Badalyan, A. & Bedrikovetski, P. (2012). Sizeexclusion colloidal transport in porous media  stochastic modeling and experimental study. SPE Journal, 18, 4, 620633. 10.2118/162941PA 
2012  Chalk, P., Gooding, N., Hutten, S., You, Z. & Bedrikovetski, P. (2012). Pore size distribution from challenge coreflood testing by colloidal flow. Chemical Engineering Research & Design, 90, 1, 6377. 10.1016/j.cherd.2011.08.018 
Conference Papers
Year  Citation 

2017  Borazjani, S., Behr, A., Genolet, L., Kowollik, P., You, Z. & Bedrikovetski, P. (2017). LowSalinity FinesAssisted Waterflooding: Multiscale Analytical and Numerical Modelling. PE Reservoir Characterisation and Simulation Conference and Exhibition. Abudahbi. 
2016  You, Z. & Bedrikovetsky, P. (2016). Identifying the source and magnitude of formation damage from pressure and temperature profiles. 
2016  Yang, Y., You, Z., Siqueira, F., Vaz, A. & Bedrikovetsky, P. (2016). A new phenomenon of slow fines migration in oil and gas fields (laboratory and mathematical modelling). 
2016  Borazjani, S., Behr, A., Genolet, L., Van Der Net, A., You, Z. & Bedrikovetsky, P. (2016). Analytical modelling of lowsalinity waterflooding with fines migration. 
2016  You, Z., Kalantariasl, A., Schulze, K., Storz, J., Burmester, C., Künckeler, S. & Bedrikovetsky, P. (2016). Injectivity impairment during produced water disposal into lowpermeability völkersen aquifer (compressibility and reservoir boundary effects). 
2015  Carageorgos, T., Badalyan, A., Beasley, T., Nguyen, D., Kashavarz, A., Schacht, U. ... Bedrikovetsky, P. (2015). Laboratory and Mathematical Modelling of Fines Production from CSG Interburden Rocks. SPE Asia Pacific Unconventional Resources Conference and Exhibition. Brisbane, Australia. 
2015  Kalantariasl, A., Schulze, K., Storz, J., Burmester, C., Kuenckeler, S., You, Z. ... Bedrikovetsky, P. (2015). Injectivity during PWRI and disposal in thick low permeable formations (Laboratory and Mathematical Modelling, Field Case). 
2015  Naik, S., You, Z. & Bedrikovetsky, P. (2015). Effect of wettability alteration on productivity enhancement in unconventional gas reservoirs: Application of nanotechnology. 
2015  Kalantariasl, A., Farajzadeh, R., You, Z. & Bedrikovetsky, P. (2015). Mathematical modelling of nonuniform external cake profile in long injection wells. 
2015  Carageorgos, T., Badalyan, A., You, Z., Schacht, U., Bedrikovetsky, P., Hand, M. & Matthews, C. (2015). Laboratory study on formation damage in geothermal reservoirs due to fines migration. World Geothermal Congress. Melbourne, Australia. 
2015  You, Z. & Bedrikovetsky, P. (2015). Depth distribution of gas rates from temperature and pressure profiles in unconventional gas wells. 
2015  You, Z., Badalyan, A., Yang, Y., Carageorgos, T., Schacht, U. & Bedrikovetski, P. (2015). New laboratory method to assess formation damage in geothermal wells. SPE European Formation Damage Conference and Exhibition. Budapest, Hungary. 
2015  You, Z. & Bedrikovetsky, P. (2015). Prediction of gas rates from different layers by temperature distributions in wells: Application to unconventional fields. 
2014  Hand, M., Bedrikovetski, P., Huddlestone, C., Badalyan, A., You, Z., Brautigan, D. ... Matthews, C. (2014). Case study: Reservoir quality in sedimentary geothermal settings in Australia. 
2014  Yang, Y., You, Z., Bedrikovetsky, P., Sacramento, R., Vaz, A., Leibhson, A. ... Zitha, P. (2014). External cake built of bisized particles in well injectivity and drilling. 
2014  Siqueira, F., Yang, Y., Vaz, A., You, Z. & Bedrikovetsky, P. (2014). Prediction of productivity decline in Oil and Gas wells due to fines migration: Laboratory and mathematical modelling. 
2014  You, Z., Badalyan, A., Bedrikovetsky, P., Hand, M. & Matthews, C. (2014). Productivity decline in a Salamander geothermal well: experiment, modelling and case study. 
2014  Carageorgos, T., Badalyan, A., You, Z., Schacht, U., Bedrikovetsky, P., Matthews, C. & Hand, M. (2014). A new experimental procedure for formation damage assessment in geothermal wells. ThirtyNinth Workshop on Geothermal Reservoir Engineering. Stanford, CA, USA. 
2013  Kaiser, A., You, Z., Bedrikovetski, P., Badalyan, A. & Carageorgos, T. (2013). Experimental investigation for colloid migration in porous media under particlerock repulsion. Australian Petroleum Production and Exploration Association Conference. Brisbane, QLD. 
2013  Barrett, E., Abbasy, I., Wu, C. R., You, Z. & Bedrikovetski, P. (2013). Lowcost flowrate estimate in separate layers along gas wells from temperature and pressure profiles. Australian Petroleum Production and Exploration Association (APPEA) Conference and Exhibition. Brisbane, QLD. 
2013  Badalyan, A., Carageorgos, T., You, Z., Schacht, U., Bedrikovetski, P., Matthews, C. & Hand, M. (2013). Analysis of Field Case in Salamander1 Geothermal Well. Australian Geothermal Energy Conference. Brisbane, Australia. 
2013  You, Z., Bedrikovetski, P. & Hand, M. (2013). Mathematical modelling of formation damage in geothermal wells due to fines migration. Australian Geothermal Energy Conference. Brisbane, Queensland. 
2013  Barrett, E., Abbasy, I., Wu, C. R., You, Z. & Bedrikovetsky, P. (2013). Determining rate profile in gas wells from pressure and temperature depth distributions. 2013 International Petroleum Technology Conference. Beijing, China. 10.2523/17041MS 
2013  You, Z., Badalyan, A., Bedrikovetski, P., Hand, M. & Jenson, D. (2013). Productivity decline due to fines migration (modelling and field case study). International Petroleum Technology Conference. China. 
2013  Marquez, M., Williams, W., Knobles, M., Bedrikovetski, P. & You, Z. (2013). Fines migration in fractured wells: Integrating modeling, field and laboratory data. European Formation Damage Conference and Exhibition Unconventional and Conventional Solutions to Challenging Reservoirs. Noordwijk, Netherlands. 
2012  You, Z., Kaiser, A., Badalyan, A. & Bedrikovetski, P. (2012). Effect of nanoparticle transport and retention in oilfield rocks on the efficiency of different nanotechnologies in oil industry. International Oilfield Nanotechnology Conference. Netherlands. 10.2118/157097MS 
2012  You, Z. & Bedrikovetski, P. (2012). A new mathematical model for colloidal flow in rocks: Accounting for pore geometry and network topology in bimodal media. International Oilfield Nanotechnology Conference. The Netherlands. 10.2118/152026MS 
2012  McLindin, C., Saha, A., Le, K., Kaiser, A., You, Z., Badalyan, A. & Bedrikovetski, P. (2012). Colloidal flow in aquifers during produced water disposal: Experimental and mathematical modelling. Middle East Health, Safety, Security, and Environment Conference and Exhibition. Abu Dhabi. 
2012  Barrett, E., Abbasy, I., Wu, C. R., You, Z. & Bedrikovetski, P. (2012). Treatment of temperature and pressure profiles along the wellbore to determine gas rate. International Production and Operations Conference and Exhibition. Doha Qatar. 10.2118/152039MS 
2012  Bedrikovetski, P., You, Z., Badalyan, A., Hand, M., Matthews, C. & Jenson, D. (2012). Formation damage in geothermal wells (Salamander field case). Asia Pacific Oil and Gas Conference and Exhibition. Perth. 10.2118/158739MS 
2012  Kaiser, A., You, Z., Badalyan, A. & Bedrikovetski, P. (2012). Study of particle straining effect on produced water management and injectivity enhancement. International Production and Operations Conference and Exhibition. Doha Qatar. 10.2118/157399MS 
2012  Kaiser, A., McLindin, C., Saha, A., Le, K., You, Z., Badalyan, A. & Bedrikovetski, P. (2012). Colloidalsuspension flow in rocks: a new mathematical model, laboratory study, IOR. Conference at Oil and Gas West Asia. Oman. 10.2118/152025MS 
2012  Barrett, E., Abbasy, I., Wu, C. R., You, Z. & Bedrikovetsky, P. (2012). Direct averaging estimates of separate zone production in gas wells based on pressure and temperature profiles. SPE Asia Pacific Oil and Gas Conference and Exhibition (APOGCE 2012). Perth, Australia. 10.2118/158742MS 
2012  Barrett, E., Abbasy, I., Wu, C. R., You, Z. & Bedrikovetski, P. (2012). Improved determination of well rate from temperature and pressure distributions along the well. North Africa Technical Conference and Exhibition. Cairo. 10.2118/150868MS 
2011  Chalk, P., Gooding, N., Hutten, S., You, Z. & Bedrikovetski, P. (2011). Laboratory and theoretical investigation of size exclusion suspension flow in rocks. Society of Petroleum Engineers European Formation Damage Conference. Noordwijk. 10.2118/144219MS 
Conference Items
Year  Citation 

2015  You, Z., Badalyan, A., Yang, Y., Carageorgos, T., Schacht, U., Bedrikovetsky, P. & Hand, M. (2015). New laboratory method to assess formation damage in geothermal wells. 
Mathematical and laboratory modelling of suspension flow in rocks, 2009–2011
Research and development of analytical model for prediction of the flow distribution within gas wells, 20102011
Modelling the capillary entrapment phenomena and integrity of geological reservoirs for clean energy, water and waste management technologies, 20102013
Development of innovative technologies for oil production based on the advanced theory of suspension ﬂows in porous media, 20102013
Novel technology for enhanced coal seam gas production utilising mechanisms stimulated cleat permeability through graded particle injection, 20112014
Using nano technology for improved gas and oil recovery, 20122013
Prediction of injectivity decline during produced water reinjection, 2012–2014
Reservoir quality in sedimentary geothermal resources, 20122014
Fines migration in coal seam gas reservoirs, 2013–2015
Low Salinity FinesAssisted Waterflooding: reservoir prediction tools & field study, 2014–2017
New nanotechnology controlling wettability in unconventional gas reservoirs, 20152018
Teaching Interests

Colloidal/suspension/nano transport in porous media

Mathematical modelling and fluid mechanics for petroleum industry

Fines migration and formation damage

Enhanced Oil/Gas Recovery

Petroleum Engineering Honours Project
PhD and Master students in Petroleum Engineering