Imperial College London

ProfessorYanghuaWang

Faculty of EngineeringDepartment of Earth Science & Engineering

Chair in Reservoir Geophysics and Director of CRG
 
 
 
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Contact

 

+44 (0)20 7594 1171yanghua.wang

 
 
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Location

 

2.40Royal School of MinesSouth Kensington Campus

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Summary

 

Summary

Biography

• Professor of Geophysics, Imperial College London, 2004-date
• Head of R & D, Robertson Research International UK, 2000-2003
• Research Manager, Robertson Research Australia, 1997-2000
• PhD - Geophysics (Imperial College London), 1995-1997
• MSc - Geophysics (Monash University), 1992-1994
• Research Geophysicist, Geophysical Research Institute (Ministry of Geology and Mineral Resources, China),1983-1991
• BSc - Geophysics (Changchun College of Geology, Jilin), 1979-1983

Recent Measures of Esteem


• Principal, Resource Geophysics Academy, 2019-date
Director, Centre for Reservoir Geophysics, 2004-date
• Editor-in-chief, Journal of Geophysics and Engineering
, 2004-date
• Editor, Pure and Applied Geophysics, 2019-date

Professional Association

• Fellow, The Institution of Engineering and Technology (FIET)
• Fellow, The Institute of Physics (FInstP)
• Fellow, Royal Astronomical Society (FRAS)
• Active Member, The Society of Exploration Geophysicists
• Active Member, The European Association of Geoscientists and Engineers

Links

• Centre for Reservoir Geophysics

Research Interests

• Reservoir geophysics
• Seismic wave propagation and imaging
• Seismic inversion and tomography
• Reservoir characterisation
• Signal processing and imaging
• Geodynamics and tectonophysics

Monographs

• Wang Y (2016), Seismic Inversion: Theory and Applications. Willey Blackwell. ISBN 978-1-119-25798-1.
• Wang Y (2008), Seismic Inverse Q Filtering. Blackwell Publishing. ISBN 978-1-4051-8540-0.
• Wang Y (2003), Seismic Amplitude Inversion in Reflection Tomography. Elsevier Science.  ISBN 0-08-044243-9.

Selected Publications

Journal Articles

Wang Y, 2019, A constant-Q model for general viscoelastic media, Geophysical Journal International, Vol:219, ISSN:0956-540X, Pages:1562-1567

Wang Y, 2016, Generalized viscoelastic wave equation, Geophysical Journal International, Vol:204, ISSN:0956-540X, Pages:1216-1221

Wang Y, 2015, Generalized seismic wavelets, Geophysical Journal International, Vol:203, ISSN:0956-540X, Pages:1172-1178

Wang Y, 2015, Frequencies of the Ricker wavelet, Geophysics, Vol:80, ISSN:0016-8033, Pages:A31-A37

Wang Y, 2015, The Ricker wavelet and the Lambert W function, Geophysical Journal International, Vol:200, ISSN:0956-540X, Pages:111-115

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