Ping ZHANG, Peter  張平
Assistant Professor

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Academic Qualifications
Working Experiences

11/2017-present

Assistant Professor, Faculty of Science and Technology, University of Macau

04/2012-10/2017 Production Chemistry Engineer, British Petroleum
02/2011-03/2012 Business Analyst, Accenture Management Consulting
05/2008-01/2011 Research Assistant, Rice University Brine Chemistry Consortium

Professional Affiliations
Teaching

B.Sc. Courses

M.Sc. Courses


Research

Research Interests


Publications

Book Chapter

  1. Zhang, P., Kan, A.T. and Tomson, M.B., Chapter 24 “Oil Field Mineral Scale Control” (Pages 603-617) in the book of “Mineral Scales and Deposits: Scientific and Technological Approaches”, edited by Amjad, Z., Demadis, K., Elsevier Publishing, 2015 (http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/B978-0-444-63228-9.00024-3)

Journal Publications (* Corresponding author)

  1. Zhang, P.*, Shen, D., Ruan, G., Kan, A.T. and Tomson, M.B.*, Phosphino-polycarboxylic acid modified scale inhibitor nanomaterial: Synthesis, characterization and migration Journal of Industrial and Engineering Chemistry, 2017, 45, 366–374
  2. Zhang, P.*, Shen, D., Kan, A.T. and Tomson, M.B.*, Mechanistic understanding of calcium-phosphonate solid dissolution and scale inhibitor return behavior in oilfield reservoir: formation of middle phase Physical Chemistry Chemical Physics, 2016, 18, 21458-21468
  3. Zhang, P.*, Shen, D., Kan, A.T. and Tomson, M.B.*, Phosphino-polycarboxylic acid modified scale inhibitor nanomaterial for oilfield scale control: Transport and inhibitor return in formation media RSC Advances, 2016, 6, 59195-59205
  4. Zhang, P.*, Ruan G., Shen D., Kan, A.T. and Tomson, M.B.*, Transport and return of scale inhibitor reverse micelle nanofluid: Impact of preflush and overflush RSC Advances, 2016, 6, 66672-66681
  5. Zhang, P.*, Ruan G.,Kan, A.T. and Tomson, M.B.*, Functional scale inhibitor nanoparticle capsule delivery vehicles for oilfield mineral scale control RSC Advances, 2016, 6, 43016-43027
  6. Zhang, P.*, Shen, D., Kan, A.T. and Tomson, M.B.*, Synthesis of novel calcium–phosphonate reserve micelle nanofluid for oilfield mineral scale control RSC Advances, 2016, 6, 39883 - 39895
  7. Zhang, P.*, Kan, A.T. and Tomson, M.B.*, Enhanced transport of novel crystalline phase calcium- phosphonate nanomaterials and their long term flow back performance in laboratory squeeze simulation tests RSC Advances, 2016, 6, 5259 – 5269
  8. Fan, C.*, Shi, W., Zhang, P., Lu, H., Zhang, N., Work, S., Al-Saiari, H. A., Kan, A.T. and Tomson, M. B., Ultrahigh-Temperature/Ultrahigh-Pressure Scale Control for Deepwater Oil and Gas Production SPE Journal, 2012, 17 (1): 177-186
  9. Zhang, P.*, Fan, C., Lu, H., Kan, A.T. and Tomson, M.B., Synthesis of crystalline phase silica-based Ca- DTPMP nanomaterials and their transport in carbonate and sandstone porous media Industrial & Engineering Chemistry Research, 2011, 50 (4): 1819–1830
  10. Zhang, P.*, Fan, C., Lu, H., Kan, A. T. and Tomson, M. B., Silica-templated synthesis of zinc-DTPMP nanoparticles, their transport in carbonate and sandstone porous media and scale inhibition SPE Journal, 2011, 16 (3): 662-671
  11. Fan C.*, Kan A. T., Zhang P., and Tomson, M. B., Barite nucleation and inhibition at 0-200oC, with and without hydrate inhibitors SPE Journal, 2011, 16 (2): 440-450
  12. Berlin, J., Yu J., Lu W., Zhang L., Zhang P., Chen, W., Kan, A.T., Wong, M.*, Tomson, M.B.* and Tour, J.M.*, Engineered nanoparticles for hydrocarbon detection in oil-field rocks Energy & Environmental Science, 2011 (4): 505-509
  13. Zhang, L., Wang, L.; Zhang, P.; Kan, A., Chen, W.*; Tomson, M.B., Facilitated transport of 2,2',5,5'- polychlorinated biphenyl and phenanthrene by fullerene nanoparticles (nC60) through sandy soil columns Environmental Science & Technology, 2011, 45 (4): 1341–1348
  14. Zhang, P.*, Shen D., Fan, C., Kan, A. T. and Tomson, M. B., Surfactant-assisted synthesis of metal- phosphonate nanoparticles and their transport in porous media SPE Journal, 2010, 15 (3): 610-617
  15. Lu, H.*, Kan, A. T., Zhang, P., Yu, J., Fan, C., and Tomson, M. B., Phase stability and solubility of calcium sulfate in the system NaCl/monoethylene glycol/water SPE Journal, 2010, 17 (1): 187-197
  16. Chen, W.*, Cong, L. Hu, H., Zhang, P., Li, J., Feng, Z., Kan, A. T. and Tomson, M. B., Release of adsorbed polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons under cosolvent treatment: Implications for availability and fate. Environmental Toxicology and Chemistry, 2008, 27(1): 112-118
  17. Mu, Hong, Zhang, P, Xu, J.*, Testicular toxicity and mechanisms of chlorotoluron compounds in the mouse Toxicology Mechanisms and Methods, 2007, 17(8):483-488
  18. Gao, M., Dai, S.*, Ma, Y. and Zhang, P., The impact of atrazine and nitrogen fertilizers on the sorption of chlorotoluron in soil and model sorbents Journal of Environmental Sciences, 2007, 19(3): 327-331

Conference Presentations

  1. Zhang, P., Fan, C., Lu, H., Kan, A. T. and Tomson, M. B., Silica-templated synthesis of zinc-DTPMP nanoparticles, their transport in carbonate and sandstone porous media and scale inhibition SPE International Conference on Oilfield Scale, 26-27 May 2010, Aberdeen, United Kingdom.
  2. Fan, C., Kan, A. T., Zhang, P., Lu, H., Work, S. N., Yu, J. and Tomson, M. B., Scale prediction and inhibition for unconventional oil and gas production. SPE International Conference on Oilfield Scale 26–27 May 2010, Aberdeen, United Kingdom.
  3. Zhang, P., Shen, D., Fan, C., Kan, A. T. and Tomson, M. B., Surfactant-Assisted Synthesis of Metal Phosphonate Inhibitor Nanoparticles and Their Transport in Porous Media SPE International Symposium on Oilfield Chemistry, 20-22 April, 2009, Woodlands, Texas.
  4. Tomson, M. B., Fan, C., Lu, H., Zhang, P., Alsaiari, H., A., and Kan, A. T., Integration ScaleSoftPitzer of kinetics into scale prediction software SPE 121681, SPE International Symposium on Oilfield Chemistry, 20-22 April, 2009, Woodlands. Texas
  5. Shen, D., Zhang, P., Farrell, J., Fu, G., Kan, A. T., and Tomson, M. B., Control placement of scale inhibitors in the formation with stable Ca-DTPMP nanoparticle suspension and its transport in porous media SPE International Conference on Oilfield Scale, 28-29 May 2008, Aberdeen, United Kingdom.
  6. Zhang, P., Kan, A. T. and Tomson, M. B., Study of aqueous nano-C60 formation and interaction with soil under typical groundwater conditions. ACS National Meeting, American Chemical Society, Division of Environmental Chemistry, 6-10 April, 2008, New Orleans, Louisiana.
  7. Zhang, P., Kan, A. T. and Tomson, M. B., Transport of nano-C60 in porous media: soil column experiment. ACS National Meeting, Division of Geochemistry 10-14 September, 2006 San Francisco, CA.

Honours and Awards
Services
Contact Details

Faculty of Science and Technology
University of Macau, E11
Avenida da Universidade, Taipa,
Macau, China

Room: E11-3011
Telephone: (853) 8822-4917
Fax: (853) 8822-2426
Email: pzhang