Rongjun Zhang, male, born in November 1968, is from Dezhou, Shandong Province. He is doctor in engineering, professor, and currently the member of the party committee and vice president of Xi'an Shiyou University.
In July 1992, Prof. Zhang got his bachelor's degree in oil extraction engineering from Xi'an Shiyou University and stay in the university to teach in the same year. In July 2003, He got master's degree in oil and gas field development engineering from Xi'an Shiyou University. In June 2008, he got doctor's degree in oil and gas field geology and development engineering from Northwestern University. Between February 2016 and February 2017, Prof. Zhang served as a visiting scholar in University of Calgary (Canada).
Prof. Zhang had served as director of the Basic Laboratory and director of the General Office of the Department of Oilfield Development of Xi'an Shiyou University, deputy secretary of the party committee of College of Petroleum Engineering, director of International Exchange and Cooperation Office (Office for Hong Kong, Macao and Taiwan), dean of College of International Education, and director of the Science and Technology Office in Xi'an Shiyou University. In April 2021, Prof. Zhang was appointed as a member of the party committee and vice president of Xi'an Shiyou University. He is also the deputy director of the academic committee of Xi'an Shiyou University, president of Oversea-educated Student Association, member of SPE, director of Shaanxi Petroleum Society, director of Shaanxi Western Returned Scholars Association (Canada Branch), and editorial board member of the journal Special Oil and Gas Reservoirs.
Prof. Zhang has long been engaged in teaching and scientific research in physicochemical seepage, reservoir engineering and recovery enhancement theory and technology in oil and gas field development engineering. He lectures on "reservoir engineering", "seepage mechanics" and "introduction to petroleum industry", and has won the first prize for teaching quality in Xi'an Shiyou University. In recent years, he has presided over and participated in more than 40 scientific research projects such as the National Key Research and Development Program of China, National Basic Research Program of China (973 Program), National Natural Science Foundation of China, Ministry of Education of the People's Republic of China, "Eleventh Five-Year " National Science and Technology Support Program, Shaanxi Science and Technology Breakthrough Program, etc. He has also published 4 monographs and more than 60 papers (9 of which were indexed by SCI and EI) in academic journals at home and abroad, such as "Acta Petrolei Sinica", "Petroleum Exploration and Development", "Molecules", etc. As for his awards, Prof. Zhang won 2 second prizes and 1 third prize of Shaanxi Science and Technology Progress Award, 3 first prize and 2 second prizes of Shaanxi Science and Technology Progress Award of Higher Education Institutions, and obtained 2 invention patents.