Zhilei Han

Ph.D. Students

Ph.D. student - Yan Group

Research Interests

Combined with ML methods, my research interests focus on the thermal-hydrological-mechanical-geochemical-biological (THMCB) coupling effect to simulate fluid flow in geosciences problems, especially in hydrogen storage.

Selected Publications

  • Experimental research on mechanical properties for hydraulic fracture design of weak sands: a case study in Bohai.
    Z. Han
    , Y. Cui, S. Xu, C. Ma, Offshore Technology Conference. (2022)
  • A new method of log evaluation for sand production in unconsolidated sandstone reservoirs.
    Z. Han
    , Y. Cui, S. Xu, Y. Lu, Guan Y., China Offshore Oil and Gas, 2019, 31(1): 77-85. (2019)
  • Log evaluation method of fracturing performance in tight gas reservoir.
    J. Sun, Z. Han, R. Qin, J. Zhang, Acta Petrolei Sinica, 2015, 36(1): 74-80. (2015)


  • M.Sc, Petrophysics, China University of Petroleum (East China), China, 2015.
  • B.Sc, Exploration Technology and Engineering, China University of Petroleum (East China), China, 2012.

Professional Profile

  • 2015-2022: Petrophysicist, China National Offshore Oil Corporation (CNOOC), Tianjin, China.

KAUST Affiliations

Ali I. Al-Naimi Petroleum Engineering Research Center (ANPERC)

Physical Science and Engineering Division (PSE)

Research Interests Keywords

H2 storage THMCB modeling Geomechanics1