Research Interests

  • Downhole Transport Processes Modeling and Simulation
  • Riser Gas Management & Well Control
  • Managed Pressure Drilling
  • Wellbore Stability & Strengthening
  • Drilling Fluids Hydraulics & Rheology
  • Gas Hydrate Management

Teaching Responsibilities

  • Fluid Flow and Heat Transfer in Wellbores
  • Emerging Technologies in Drilling Engineering (MPD)
  • Drilling Fluids Laboratory
  • Well Design


Yuanhang Chen, PhD

Associate professor

Craft and Hawkins Department of Petroleum Engineering

Louisiana State University

3209C Patrick F. Taylor Hall, Baton Rouge, LA 70803

Office: +1-225-578-4394

Fax: +1-888-965-9518

Email: yuanhangchen@lsu.edu