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Weixuan Li



Ph.D candidate

University of Southern California††

Tel: +1(213)740-5763

Email: weixuan.li (at) usc.edu††††††††




Ph.D. candidate in Civil Engineering


University of Southern California, Los Angeles, CA


Master in Energy and Resources Engineering


Peking University, Beijing, China


Bachelor of Science, Theoretical and Applied Mechanics


Peking University, Beijing, China



Work Experience

           May-Aug 2011:

Intern, Reservoir Engineer


Upstream Research Company, ExxonMobil, Houston, TX

           May-Aug 2010:

Intern, Reservoir Engineer


Upstream Research Company, ExxonMobil, Houston, TX


Research Assistant


Sonny Astani Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering, USC


Research Assistant


Department of Energy and Resources Engineering, PKU




Research Interests

           Uncertainty analysis of subsurface flow models

           Data assimilation and model calibration

           Dimension reduction methods in stochastic modeling



           Li, W., Z. Lu and D. Zhang (2009), Stochastic Analysis of Unsaturated Flow with Probabilistic

Collocation Method, Water Resour. Res., Vol. 45, W08425, doi:10.1029/2008WR007530

           Li, W., A. Oyerinde, D. Stern and X. Wu (2011), Probabilistic Collocation Based Kalman Filter for Assisted

History Matching - A Case Study, 2011 SPE Reservoir Simulation Symposium (presenting author)



           2009: Excellent Student (Peking University)

           2008: Deanís Award for Study Excellence (Peking University)

           2009: Exxon Mobil Scholarship (College of Engineering, Peking University)