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  • 14. Y. Yang*, S. Churakov, R. Patel, N. Prasianakis, G. Deissmann, D. Bosbach and J. Poonoosamy. Pore‐scale modeling of water and ion diffusion in partially saturated clays. Water Resources Research 60(1): e2023WR035595, 2024.
  • 13. M. Lönartz*, Y. Yang , G. Deissmann, D. Bosbach and J. Poonoosamy. Capturing the dynamic processes of porosity clogging. Water Resources Research 59(11): e2023WR034722, 2023.
  • 12. W. Li, W. Wang*, Y. Yang and X. Hou. Energy and vapor transfer in potential evaporation process over saturated bare soil and water surface—lysimeter experiment in Guanzhong Basin, Hydrological Processes 37(6):e14894, 2023.
  • 11. Y. Yang*, R. Patel, N. Prasianakis, S. Churakov, G. Deissmann and D. Bosbach. Elucidating the role of water films on solute diffusion in unsaturated porous media by improved pore-scale modelling. (accepted, Vadose Zone Journal)
  • 10. T. Yuan#*, Y. Yang#*, N. A. Mouheb, G. Deissmann, C. Fischer, T. Stumpf and D. Bosbach. A comparative study on heterogeneity of clay rocks using pore-scale simulations and experiments, Journal of Geophysical Research: Solid Earth 127(12):e2022JB025428, 2022.
  • 9. J. Poonoosamy*, R. Lu, M.I. Lönartz, G. Deissmann, D. Bosbach and Y. Yang. A Lab on a Chip Experiment for Upscaling Diffusivity of Evolving Porous Media, Energies 15(6): 2160, 2022.
  • 8. Y. Yang#, X. Zhang#, Z. Tian, G. Deissmann, D. Bosbach, P. Liang* and M. Wang*, Thermodiffusion of ions in nanoconfined aqueous electrolytes, Journal of Colloid and Interface Science 619: 331-338, 2022.
  • 7. T. Wu#, Y. Yang#, Z. Wang, Y.H. Tong, M. Wang*. Anion diffusion in compacted clays by pore‐scale simulation and experiments. [J]. Water Resources Research 56: e2019WR027037, 2020.
  • 6. Y. Yang and M. Wang*. Electrodiffusion of cations in compacted clay: a pore-scale view. Environmental Science & Technology 53(4): 1976-1984, 2019.
  • 5. Y. Yang, R.A. Patel, S.V. Churakov*, N.I. Prasianakis, G. Kosakowski and M. Wang*. Multiscale modeling of ion diffusion in cement paste: electrical double layer effects. Cement and Concrete Composites 96: 55-65, 2019.
  • 4. Y. Yang, M. Wang*. Pore-scale study of thermal effects on ion diffusion in clay with inhomogeneous surface charge. Journal of Colloid and Interface Science 514: 443-451, 2018.
  • 3. Y. Yang, M. Wang*. Upscaling scheme for long-term ion electrodiffusion in microporous media. Physical Review E 96: 023308, 2017.
  • 2. Y. Yang, M. Wang*. Pore-scale modeling of chloride ion diffusion in cement microstructures. Cement and Concrete Composites 85: 92-104, 2018
  • 1. Y. Yang, X. He, and M. Wang*. Numerical simulation of Cl- diffusion in concrete. Journal of Engineering Thermophysics 36(7):1568-1571, 2015 (in Chinese)


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Selected Conferences:

  • Y.K. Yang et al., A pore-scale modeling approach to study ion diffusion in compacted clays. Clay Conference. Nancy, France. 2022 6. Plenary talk.
  • Y.K. Yang, (invited talk) Pore-scale modeling of ion diffusion in variably saturated clays. EURAD’s first annual meeting. 2021 3. Oral presentation.
  • Y.K. Yang et al., Pore scale modeling of ion diffusion in variably saturated clays. AGU Fall Meeting. USA, 2020 12. Oral presentation.
  • Y.K. Yang et al., Multiscale Modeling of Ion Transport in Cement Paste: Surface Charge Effects. International Symposium on Concrete Modeling. Delft, Netherlands, 2018 8. Oral presentation.
  • 杨元凯、王沫然*. 压实膨润土内核素迁移的多尺度分析. 第七届废物地下处置研讨会. 上海, 2018 8. 口头报告.
  • 杨元凯、何新婷、王沫然*. 多孔材料内离子扩散的介观数值模拟研究. 第六届废物地下处置研讨会. 北京, 2016 11.