Zhang Yonggen

School of Earth System Science

Professional Title

Associate professor


地下水科学与工程(Subsurface Hydrology)、土壤物理(Soil Physics)、水文与水资源(Hydrology and Water Resources)

Contact Information


92 Weijin Road, Bldg 16, Room 309, Nankai District, Tianjin University


Education Background
  • Adjoint Ph.D. student| University of Arizona| Hydrology and Water Resources| 2013
  • Doctoral degree| China University of Geosciences, Beijing, China| Subsurface hydrology| 2014
  • Bachelor’s Degree| Jilin University, Changchun| Subsurface Hydrology| 2007
Research Interests
  • Inverse Modeling of Vadose Zone and Groundwater
  • soil parameterization, i.e., soil pedotransfer functions
  • Data Assimilation (ensemble Kalman Filtering)
  • Pore Scale Simulation (Lattice Boltzmann Method)
Professional Membership
  • Associate Editor of Vadose Zone journal
  • Co-Leader of Working group on pedotransfer functions initiated by ISMC
  • Member of  AGU, EGU, ISMC, SSSA, Interpore
Positions & Employments
  • 2017.7-Now

     Associate Professor, Institute of Surface-Earth System Science, Tianjin University, China 
  • 2013.10-2017.2

    Hydrology and Water Resources | The University of Arizona, USA 
Academic Achievements
Subsurface Hydrology
We focus on the vadose zone and groundwater hydrology. We now have two master students.
Echo-hydrology and Water Research Center
Please see our  website at http://earth.tju.edu.cn/ISESS/cn/yjzx/stswyszyyjzx1/zxgk.htm