• [Dec 10-14, 2018]  I will be co-chairing a session titled “Coupled Processes in Fractured Media Across Scales: Experimental and Modeling Advances (H040)” at 2018 AGU Fall Meeting. The session conveners are Jeffrey Hyman (LANL), Jan-Olof Selroos (SKB), Philippe Davy (Geosciences Rennes) and myself (University of Minnesota). Please come to our stimulating session!
  • [Oct 22-26, 2018] I will be giving an invited talk titled Impact of geological stress on flow and transport in fractured media at the IMA workshop on “Recent Advances in Machine Learning and Computational Methods for Geoscience.”
  • [Aug, 2018] I joined the Department of Earth Sciences at the University of Minnesota as an Assistant Professor and a Gibson Chair of Hydrogeology.
  • [July 7-8, 2018]  I will be chairing Gordon Research Seminar (GRS) “Flow & Transport in Permeable Media – Understanding complexity for Prediction in Permeable Media”, which will take place July 7-8, 2018 at the Jordan Hotel, Sunday River, Newry, ME, US. As is the tradition at GRSs, the attendants are strongly encouraged to stay for the Gordon Research Conference (GRC) on the same topic that will take place during the week after the GRS. Please register in advance!
  • [Aug 31, 2017]  My paper on maximizing the value of pressure data in saline aquifer characterization accepted in Advances in Water Resources.
  • [May 12, 2017]  My paper on improved characterization of heterogeneous permeability in saline aquifers accepted in Water Resources Research.
  • [April 1, 2017]  My paper on anomalous transport in disordered fracture networks accepted in Advances in Water Resources.
  • [Aug 2, 2016] My paper on the emergence of anomalous transport in stressed rough fractures, in collaboration with Steve Brown and Ruben Juanes at MIT, accepted in Earth and Planetary Science Letters.
  • [July 30 – August 5, 2016] Peter attends and presents at Gordon Research Seminar and Conference in Girona, Spain.
  • [July 24 – 29, 2016] Peter presents at WCCM – APCOM 2016 Congress in Seoul, South Korea (click the following link for details: pkkang_wccm).
  • [July 11 – 12, 2016] Prof. Catherine Noiriel from University of Toulouse, France visits KIST and gives a research seminar “Resolving time-dependent evolution of pore scale structure, permeability and reactivity using X-ray microtomography”
  • [May 9 – 13, 2016] Peter visits MIT to continue close collaboration with ERL and SEaM Lab at MIT and gave ERL Tuesday morning seminar.

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  • [March 22, 2016] I co-organized international workshop on aquifer storage and recovery in saline aquifer. The workshop was successfully held at Korea Institute of Science and Technology (KIST). Please click the following link for the program: ASR_workshop_KIST.
  • [March 21-25, 2016] Prof. Pieter Stuyfzand from Delft University of Technology and Dr. Gerard van den Berg from KWR, Netherlands visited KIST to participate in ASR workshop at KIST and to visit Busan ASR field site. KIST and KWR teamed up to collaborate on ASR application in brackish and saline aquifers. More details can be found in the following article: SUBSOL_KIST_article
  • [January 13, 2016] My paper on “joint flow-seismic inversion for improved characterization of fractured media”, in collaboration with geophysicists from the MIT Earth Resources Lab, accepted in Water Resources Research.
  • [ December 14 – 18, 2015 ] Peter presents at 2015 AGU Fall Meeting in San Francisco, CA (click the following link for details: pkkang_AGU2015).
  • [ October 7 – 9, 2015 ] Peter visits Civil & Environmental Engineering Department at National University of Singapore and delivers an invited talk at Centre for Offshore Research & Engineering (CORE).


  • [ July 20 – August 1, 2015 ] Peter participates and gives a research seminar at 3rd Cargèse Summer School on Flow and Transport in Porous and Fracture media.
  • [ June, 2015 ] Peter joins Korea Institute of Science and Technology (KIST) as a Research Scientist.
  • [ May 18, 2015 ] Peter delivers Stanford Energy Resources Engineering (ERE) Seminar.
  • [ June, 2014] Peter joins MIT Earth Resources Laboratory (ERL) in Earth, Atmospheric and Planetary Sciences Department as a Postdoctoral Associate, MIT.
  • [ May, 2014 ] Peter defended his Ph.D, and obtained Ph.D in Civil & Environmental Engineering from MIT.

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