Jenn-Tai Liang


Director, Graduate Studies

John E. & Deborah F. Bethancourt Professor


Office: RICH 401T
Phone: 979.845.0173

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Research Interests

  • Using nano drug delivery technologies for transport and controlled release of oilfield chemicals
  • Hydraulic fracturing fluid cleanup
  • Microbial enhanced oil recovery
  • Scale, wax, and asphaltene inhibition
  • In-depth conformance control
  • CO2 injection for carbon sequestration and improved oil recovery

Awards & Honors

  • 2015-2016 SPE Distinguished Lecturer
  • John E. & Deborah F. Bethancourt Professorship


  • PhD, Petroleum Engineering, University of Texas at Austin
  • MS, Petroleum Engineering, University of Alabama
  • BS, Chemistry, Tamkang University