Mei is currently a PhD student in the Department of Civil Engineering at the University of Toronto, Canada. She received her MASc in 2016 and BASc in 2013 in Petroleum Engineering both at Southwest Petroleum University, China. She joined Professor Grasselli’s geomechanics group in 2019. Her research interests are hydraulic fracturing, numerical simulation, digital rock, and hydro-mechanical and chemical response of rock. She is currently working on mapping fractures.