Ting Xiao

Post Doctoral Research Associate


Phone: 801-581-5126
  • Chemical analysis of carbon capture and sequestration

  • Subsurface Reactive Transport

Ph.D, University of Utah, 2017

M.S. University of Utah, 2012

M.Eng. Harbin Institute of Technology, China, 2010

B.Eng. Harbin Institute of Technology, China, 2008

Xiao, T., Jia, W., Esser, R., Dai, Z., McPherson, B., 2021. Potential chemical impacts of subsurface CO2: An integrated experimental and numerical assessment for a case study of the Ogallala Aquifer. Water Resources Research, e2020WR029274. doi: 10.1029/2020WR029274

Xiao, T., McPherson, B., Esser, R., Dai, Z., Chu, S., Pan, F., Jia, W., Viswanathan, H., 2020. Chemical impacts of potential CO2 and brine leakage on groundwater quality with quantitative risk assessment: A case study on the Farnsworth Unit. Energies 13 (24), 6574. doi: 10.3390/en13246574

Xiao, T., Xu, H., Moodie, N., Esser, R., Jia, W., Zheng, L., Rutqvist, J., McPherson, B., 2020. Chemical-mechanical impacts of CO2 intrusion into heterogeneous caprock. Water Resources Research, e2020WR027193. doi: 10.1029/2020WR027193

Xiao, T., McPherson, B., Esser, R., Jia, W., Moodie, N., Chu, S., Lee, S. Y., 2019. Forecasting commercial-scale CO2 storage capacity in deep saline reservoirs: Case study of Buzzard’s Bench, Central Utah. Comput. Geosci. 126, 41-51. doi: 10.1016/j.cageo.2018.12.006

Xiao, T., Kweon, H., McPherson, B., Deo, M., 2017. Wormhole Generations in Indiana Limestone with CO2 Intrusion: Numerical Simulations Based on Core Flooding Experiments. Energy & Fuels 31, 12487–12499. doi:10.1021/acs.energyfuels.7b01720

Xiao, T., Dai, Z., Viswanathan, H., Hakala, A., Cather, M., Jia, W., Zhang, Y., McPherson, B., 2017. Arsenic mobilization in shallow aquifers due to CO2 and brine intrusion from storage reservoirs. Sci. Rep. 7, 2763. doi:10.1038/s41598-017-02849-z

Xiao, T., McPherson, B., Bordelon, A., Viswanathan, H., Dai, Z., Tian, H., Esser, R., Jia, W., Carey, W., 2017. Quantification of CO2-cement-rock interactions at the well-caprock-reservoir interface and implications for geological CO2 storage. Int. J. Greenh. Gas Control 63, 126–140. doi:10.1016/j.ijggc.2017.05.009

Xiao, T., Dai, Z., McPherson, B., Viswanathan, H., Jia, W., 2017. Reactive transport modeling of arsenic mobilization in shallow groundwater: impacts of CO2 and brine leakage. Geomech. Geophys. Geo-Energy Geo-Resources 3, 339–350. doi:10.1007/s40948-017-0058-2

Xiao, T., McPherson, B., Pan, F., Esser, R., Jia, W., Bordelon, A., Bacon, D., 2016. Potential chemical impacts of CO2 leakage on underground source of drinking water assessed by quantitative risk analysis. Int. J. Greenh. Gas Control 50, 305–316. doi:10.1016/j.ijggc.2016.04.009