Yingjian Xiao

Personal Profile:

Yingjian Xiao is a postdoctoral fellow at the Memorial University of Newfoundland, Canada. He received his PhD degree in Oil and Gas Engineering from Memorial University of Newfoundland in 2017, as well as MEng degree in Drilling Engineering in 2011 and BEng degree in Petroleum Engineering in 2008 from China University of Petroleum. His research experiences focus on geo-mechanics based rock fracturing along with acoustic monitoring, seismic while drilling (SWD), drill-tool development aiming at improving drilling performance, and down-hole near well-bore imaging. He has authored multiple journals and conference proceedings. He is a member of Society of Petroleum Engineers (SPE), American Rock Mechanics Association (ARMA) and Society of Core Analysts (SCA).

Office: 3065A
Phone: +1(709)986-0207
Email: yxiao@mun.ca

Research Interests:

• Rock fracturing with acoustic emission monitoring
• Drill-bit penetration mechanism
• Seismic while drilling
• Near well-bore imaging


• PhD, Memorial University of Newfoundland, Oil and Gas Engineering, October 2017

• Master, China University of Petroleum – Beijing, Drilling Engineering, June 2011

• Bachelor, China University of Petroleum, Petroleum Engineering, July 2008



230 Elizabeth Ave, St. John's, NL, CANADA, A1B 3X9

Postal Address: P.O. Box 4200, St. John's, NL, CANADA, A1C 5S7

Tel: (709) 864-8000