Welcome to the School of Ocean and Earth Science, Tongji University

LIU Tangyan


Tangyan Liu  Professor

Office Ocean building 402


Email: tyliu05169@tongji.edu.cn


Mailing AddressSchool of Ocean and Earth   Science, Tongji   University, 1239 Siping Road, Shanghai 200092, China


1980.09-1984.8Jianghan Petroleum Institute, Field Geophysics, Bachelor;

2000.09-2003.8University of Science and Technology of China, Solid Geophysics, Ph.D;


2009.11-PresentSchool of Ocean and Earth Science, Professor;

2005.8-2009.11School of Ocean and Earth Science, Associate Professor;

2003.7-2005.8School of Ocean and Earth Science, Post Ph. D;

1998.11-2000.8South-West Petroleum University, Associate Professor;

其中,1998.11-1999.5Visiting Scholar, University of Waterloo, Canada;

1993.2-1998.11Lecturer, Southwest Petroleum Institute;

Research interests

Nuclear Magnetic Resonance Mechanism and NMR logging Applications

Rock Conductive Mechanism and Logging modelling and Interpretation;


Study of Rock Conductive Structure and Fluid Saturation Estimation in Oil reservoirFund number, 41476027, 2015.1-2018.12; 112 Million Yuan, Liu Tangyan;

Study of rock pore structure and fluid identification based on Nuclear Magnetic Resonance Logging, Program Number: 2006AA06Z214;2006.12-2009.12,840000 yuan, National 863 Program, Liu Tangyan, Zhong Guangfa;

Study of Logging Fine Evaluation in Shale Oil Reservoir, 2018.1-2019.6, 1.09 million yuan,

Enterprise Entrustment program, Liu Tangyan;

Study of rock conductive mechanism in complex reservoir and Comprehensive analysis of NMR data, 2018.2-2018.6, 398000 yuan, Liu Tangyan;


33. Tianzhi Tang, Tao Lu, Haining Zhang, Liming Jiang, Tangyan Liu, He Mengand Feifei WangElectrical characteristics of rocks in fractured and caved reservoirs,Journal of. Geophysics and Engineering,Vo.14 (2017): 1437–1444 (8pp);

32. Hongtao Wang1, Tangyan Liu1*, TianzhiTang2Yujiang Shi3, A unified model to evaluate shaliness in compacted and soft formations using downhole GR log, Journal of Petroleum Science and Engineering, 2017, V156,PP:877-883; Indexed in SCI;

31. Wang Hongtao Liu TangyanDerivation of Archie's' law based on a fractal pore volume Geophysics Journal International2017 V209. PP: 1403-1407; SCI indexed

30. Fei-Fei Wang, Tian-Zhi Tang, Tang-Yan Liu, Evaluation of the Pore Structure of Reservoirs Based on NMR T2 Spectrum Decomposition, 2016, Applied Magnetic Resonance, Vol. 47(3): 361-373; indexed in SCI;

29. Wang Feifei, Zhang Haining, Tang Tianzhi, Liu Tangyan, A New Method for NMR T2 Spectrum Inversion Based on Sphere-Cylinder Model, Logging Technology, V.40(2), 2016, P:161-166;

28. Liu Tangyan, Hu Falong, Li Chaoliu, A Novel Algorithm to Determine Permeability in Percolation Model, China No.19 Logging Annual Symposium Paper Collections, Petroleum Industrial Press, Accepted and in Press;

27. Pan Haojie, Liu Tangyan, Wu Long, Morphology Identification and Saturation Estimation of Gas Hydrate, Progress in Geophysics, V.29(4),P:1735-1740;

26. Wu Long, Liu Tangyan, Wang Hongtao, Comparison of dry rock moduli in different models and their applications, Progress in Geophysics, V.29(5),P:2272-2277;

25.  Zhang HainingTang Tianzhi, Liu Tangyan,  A Saturation Evaluating Method Based on Pore Structure, Progress in Geopgysics, 2015, V. 30(2):0709-0717;

24. Liu Tangyan, Comparing rock strength with US Army’s Landing in Inchon, Course Education Research, 2014, No.1, P:230-231;

23. Xue Miaomiao, Zhang Haining,Liu Tangyan,Novel Method to Quantitatively EvaluatePore Structure by Sphere-Cylinder Model, Well Logging Technology, 2014, V.3801, P59-64

22. Liu Tangyan, Tang Tianzhi, Zhang Haining, Study of Rock Conductive Mechanism Based on Pore Structure, ACTO Chinese Geophysics Journal,2013, V.56 (08)p:2818-2826SCI indexed

21.Liu Tangyan, Jun Yan, Jie Yan, Theoretical mechanism and application of Sphere-Cylinder model in NMR for oil-water porous media, Pure and applied geophysics, Pure and Applied Geophysics, 2012, V169(7), P:1257-1267, SCI indexed;

20.Xu FengLiu Tangyan, etc., Theoretical computation and numerical simulation of the relaxation of sphere-capillary model saturated with oil and water, Acta Physica Sinica, 2008, V.57(1),550-555;

19.Yan Jun, Liu Tangyan, Petrophysical Evaluation and its application to AVO based on conventional and CMR-MDT Logs, Applied Geophysics, 2007, V.4(03), pp164-172; Being indexed in SCI;

18.Yan Jun, M. Tucker and T. Liu, Reservoir Description from Well-log and reservoir Engineering: An Example from Triassic Reservoirs in Northwest China, Petroleum Science and Technology (Be Indexed in SCI ), V24(12),1417-1430, Dec, 2006.

17.Liu Tangyan, Ma Zaitian, Restricted & Optimized conditions of sphere-cylinder model and its applications, Journal of Tongji University, 2006, V34(11), P: 1464-1469, be indexed in core Ei

16. Xu Feng, Liu Tangyan, et al, Theoretical description and numerical computation of the relaxation of multi-spin system in the presence of an RF field, Acta Physica Sinica,V55(6), 3054-3059, Jun 2006. Be Indexed in SCI;

15.Zhou Cancan, Liu Tangyan, Ma Zaitian etc. Evaluation of pore structure using sphere-cylinder model, ACTA Petrolei Sinica, V27(1);2006, P:92-96, Be Indexed in core Ei;

14.Liu Tangyan, Ma Zaitian, Hongzhi Lv, Integrating MDT, NMR log and conventional logs for one-well evaluation, Journal of Petroleum Science and Engineering2005, V46(1-2), P:73-80, SCI收录;

13. Liu Tangyan, Xiao Lizhi, Applications and Characterization of NMR relaxation derived from sphere-Capillary Model, Chinese Journal of Geophysics, 2004, V.47(4), P: 663-671. Be indexed in SCI;

12. Xiao Lizhi, Liu Tangyan, Evaluation of trapping capability combining cap rocks and reservoirs UsingNMRLogs,ACTA Petrolei Sinica, 2004, Vol.25, 4, P:38-41,

11.Liu Tangyan, Methods to Calculate Permeability from MDT Mobility, China Offshore Oil & Gas (Geology), 2003, Vol. 17, 3;

10.Wang Zhongdong Xiao Lizhi, Liu Tangyan,A New Method for Multi-exponent Inversion of NMR Relaxation measurements, Science in China (G), V47 (03), 265-276, Jun 2004. Be indexed in SCI;

9.Liu Tangyan,On a new conducting model combining rock wettability, Well Logging Technology, 2003, Vol.27, 3, P: 99-103, Be indexed in Ei;

8.Liu Tangyan, Fu Rongshan, Analysis of Rock Pore Structure with NMR Spectra, Oil Geophysical Prospecting, V38(03),2003;

7.Liu Tangyan, Fu Rongshan, Method for improving precision of log model-building, Petroleum Geophysical prospecting, Vol. 37, No1, 2002, Be indexed in Ei;

6.Liu Tangyan, Liu Hongqi, Underground Water Studies—A Potential Market for China Well Log Technology, Foreign Well logging Technology, Vol. 15, No.4, 2000;

5.Liu Tangyan,Reservoir and seal assemblage evaluation for the height of oil and gas pool, Journal of SWPI, Vol. 21, No.2, P: 8-11, 1998, Be indexed in Ei;

4.Liu Zhenfeng, Liu Tangyan,Analysis of the Effects of Temperature, Pressure, Shaliness, Wettability and Experimental Approach on Archie Equations. Well Logging Technology, Vol.22, No.4, 1998, P: 231-236, be indexed in Ei;

3.Liu Tangyan, Yan Jun, Classified Methods of Rock Wettability and Log Interpretation, Well Logging Technology, V.22 (4), p: 247-249;

Works and Patents

 Works, Liu Tangyan, Zhang Haining, Shi Yujiang, etc., Evaluation Technology and its Applications of Reservoir pore Structure,  Petroleum Industry Press, 260000 words, 2016;

Invention Patent, A method of decomposition and synthesis of spin echo signal in the condition of Pseudo Water Saturation, Liu Tangyan Wu Long, Xue Miaomiao, Wang Hongtao,2016.08.11,China, 201310418890.3;

Invention Patent: A new method and device to determine saturation of residual water, Hu Falong, Liu Tangyan, Li Chaoliu, in the progress of Essential Censor and Declaration, China, in the progress of application, China, 2015103916584.



  Applied Geophysics II, Logging Part,Bachelor,

  Borehole Geophysics,Bachelor;

  Principles of NMR and Logging Technology,Master;

  Principles of Logging methods and their number Simulations, Master Ph. D;


  current students


  DoctorMeng He

  former students

  MasterHuang Yuanfeng, Wu Long, Xue Miaomaio, Pan Haojie, Wang Feifei;

  DoctorWang Hongtao

Serving on academic organization

20166, Part-time Professor, Southwest Petroleum University;

20176月,Scientific Consult in Niumag Technology Company.


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