Skip to Main Content U.S. Department of Energy
Energy and Environment Directorate

Xiaofan Yang

Xiaofan Yang

Pacific Northwest National Laboratory
PO Box 999
Richland, WA 99352
(509) 375-6867

PNNL Publications


  • Yang X, Y Mehmani, WA Perkins, A Pasquali, M Schoenherr, K Kim, M Perego, ML Parks, N Trask, M Balhoff, MC Richmond, M Geier, M Krafczyk, LS Luo, AM Tartakovsky, and TD Scheibe. 2016. "Intercomparison of 3D Pore-scale Flow and Solute Transport Simulation Methods." Advances in Water Resources 95:176-189.  doi:10.1016/j.advwatres.2015.09.015


  • Li H, LYR Leung, TK Tesfa, N Voisin, MI Hejazi, L Liu, Y Liu, JS Rice, H Wu, and X Yang. 2015. "Modeling stream temperature in the Anthropocene: An earth system modeling approach." Journal of Advances in Modeling Earth Systems 7(4):1661-1679.  doi:10.1002/2015MS000471
  • Liu Y, C Liu, C Zhang, X Yang, and JM Zachara. 2015. "Pore and Continuum Scale Study of the Effect of Subgrid Transport Heterogeneity on Redox Reaction Rates ." Geochimica et Cosmochimica Acta 163:140-155.  doi:10.1016/j.gca.2015.04.039
  • Scheibe TD, KL Schuchardt, K Agarwal, JM Chase, X Yang, BJ Palmer, AM Tartakovsky, TO Elsethagen, and GD Redden. 2015. "Hybrid multiscale simulation of a mixing-controlled reaction." Advances in Water Resources 83:228-239.  doi:10.1016/j.advwatres.2015.06.006
  • Scheibe TD, X Yang, X Chen, and GE Hammond. 2015. "A Hybrid Multiscale Framework for Subsurface Flow and Transport Simulations." Procedia Computer Science 51:1098-1107.  doi:10.1016/j.procs.2015.05.276
  • Yang X, C Liu, Y Fang, R Hinkle, H Li, VL Bailey, and B Bond-Lamberty. 2015. "Simulations of Ecosystem Hydrological Processes Using a Unified Multi-Scale Model." Ecological Modelling 296:93-101.  doi:10.1016/j.ecolmodel.2014.10.032


  • Yang X, MC Richmond, TD Scheibe, WA Perkins, and H Resat. 2014. "Flow Partitioning in Fully Saturated Soil Aggregates." Transport in Porous Media 103(2):295-314.  doi:10.1007/s11242-014-0302-y
  • Scheibe TD, X Yang, KL Schuchardt, K Agarwal, JM Chase, BJ Palmer, and AM Tartakovsky. 2014. "A Many-Task Parallel Approach for Multiscale Simulations of Subsurface Flow and Reactive Transport." In 7th Workshop on Many-Task Computing on Clouds, Grids, and Supercomputers (MTAGS 2014), November 16, 2014, New Orleans, Louisiana.  ACM , New York, NY. 
  • Yang X, C Liu, J Shang, Y Fang, and VL Bailey. 2014. "A Unified Multi-Scale Model for Pore-Scale Flow Simulations in Soils." Soil Science Society of America Journal 78(1):108-118.  doi:10.2136/sssaj2013.05.0190


  • Yang X, TD Scheibe, MC Richmond, WA Perkins, SJ Vogt, SL Codd, JD Seymour, and MI Mckinley. 2013. "Direct Numerical Simulation of Pore-Scale Flow in a Bead Pack: Comparison with Magnetic Resonance Imaging Observations." Advances in Water Resources 54:288-241.  doi:10.1016/j.advwatres.2013.01.009
  • Yang X, ZC Zheng, S Winecki, and S Eckels. 2013. "Model simulation and experiments of flow and mass transport through a nano-material gas filter." Applied Mathematical Modelling 37(20-21):9052-9062.  doi:10.1016/j.apm.2013.04.021


  • Zheng ZC, ZA Wei, JS Bennett, and X Yang. 2012. "Simulation and Comparison of Particle Injection in an Indoor Environment Using the Species Transport and Discrete Phase Models." In ASME 2012 Fluids Engineering Division Summer Meeting collocated with the ASME 2012 Heat Transfer Summer Conference and the ASME 2012 10th International Conference on Nanochannels, Microchannels, and Minichannels, July 8-12, 2012. Rio Grande, Puerto Rico, vol. 1, pp. 559-568, Paper No. FEDSM2012-72014.  ASME, New York, NY.  doi:10.1115/FEDSM2012-72014


  • Yang X, and ZC Zheng. 2011. "Continuum/Nano-Scale Simulation of Surface Diffusion Process in Flow." In ASME 2011 International Mechanical Engineering Congress and Exposition, November 11-17, 2011, Denver, Colorado, vol. 6, pp. 1063-1064, Paper No.IMECE2011-62960.  ASME, New York, NY.  doi:10.1115/IMECE2011-62960
  • Zheng ZC, X Zou, X Yang, and H Cheng. 2011. "Simulation of Effects of the Saffman Force and the Magnus Force on Sand Saltation in Turbulent Flow." In ASME 2011 International Mechanical Engineering Congress and Exposition, November 11-17, 2011, Denver, Colorado, vol. 6, ed. 501-506, Paper No. IMECE2011-62724.  ASME, New York, NY.  doi:10.1115/IMECE2011-62724

Energy and Environment

Core Research Areas