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Associate Professor

Department of Earth and Space Sciences


Room 311, Building 9, Innovation Park

Associate Professor at SUSTech and Adjunct Faculty in the Department of Earth and Atmospheric Sciences at the University of Houston in the United States. He graduated from the University of Science and Technology of China in 2008 with a Bachelor’s Degree in Geophysics. In 2013, he received his Doctorate in Geophysics from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT). He then worked at MIT as a postdoctoral researcher and then at Chevron as a research scientist. He has been maintaining long-term research cooperation with the oil industry. His specialties lie in seismic exploration, sonic well logging, and rock physics and rock mechanics research. So far, he has published over 20 papers in Geophysics, Geophysical Journal International (GJI), and other academic journals, and more than 30 SEG/EAGE conference papers.
Education Background
2010 - 2013, Massachusetts Institute of Technology,Ph.D. in Geophysics
2008 - 2010, Massachusetts Institute of Technology,MS in Geophysics
2004 - 2008, University of Science and Technology of China, BS in Geophysics
Work Experience
2007.5-2008.6, USTC, Computational Seismology Laboratory, Research Assistant
2010.4-2010.5, ConocoPhillips), Visitor
2011.6-2011.9, Halliburton, Wireline and Perforating, Intern Geophysicist
2012.6-2012.8, ExxonMobil, Geophysics Division, Intern Geophysicist
2008.8-2013.6, MIT, Earth Resources Laboratory, Research Assistant
2013.7-2014.7, MIT, Earth Resources Laboratory, Postdoctoral Fellow
2014.8-2017.2, Chevron, Drilling & Completions, Research Scientist
2017. 2-present, University of Houston, Dept. of Earth and Atmospheric Sciences, Adjunct Faculty
2017.2-present, SUSTC, Dept. of Earth and Space Sciences, Associate Professor
Professional Affiliations
Member of the Committee of Petroleum Geophysicists of Chinese Geophysical Society
Member of
Society of Exploration Geophysics
Society of Petrophysicists and Well Log Analysts
European Association of Geoscientist and Engineers
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