Mingliang Xie

Research Associate

EOS-South 358

Code development and numerical simulation of THC/M coupled process 

  • Source code development for reactive transport simulation for the evaluation of contaminant migration and degradation in underground (e.g. nuclear waster final repository)
  • Numerical simulation of dissolution/precipitation processes of host rocks interacting with groundwater
  • Geochemical simulation under extreme thermodynamic conditions
  • Concrete corrosion in highly saline solutions
  • Gas migration in low permeable porous media
  • Multiphase flow analysis of hydraulic migration processes in low permeable porous media

Computer skills

  • Scientific Software Development and/or Application
    • MIN3P €“ code development, management, quality control since 2012
    • OpenGeoSys - 4 years of C/C++ source code development and application
    • PHREEQC - interface development in OpenGeoSys for reactive transport
    • ChemApp - interface development in OpenGeoSys for reactive transport
    • TOUGH2, TMVOC €“ code modification and application for multiphase flow
    • TOUGHREACT €“ primary application for reactive transport in multiphase flow
    • MODFLOW, PEST - working knowledge for groundwater resource evaluation
  • Programming Languages: C/C++, FORTRAN
  • HTML - website development and administration
  • TecPlot, Latex

Engineering barrier material development (HLW)

  • Experiment on heavy metal migration in soil
  • Laboratory experiments (e.g. hydraulic conductivity, diffusion coefficient, gas migration) on highly compacted bentonite as engineering barrier material
  • Development of the self-sealing salt material
  • Geologist,  GRS mbH, Braunschweig, Germany
  • Senior Scientist, INTERA Engineering Ltd., Ottawa, ON, Canada 
  • PostDoc/Scientist, University of Tübingen, Germany
  • PhD Student, Institute of Geology, University of Trier, Trier, Germany