Imperial College London


Faculty of EngineeringDepartment of Earth Science & Engineering

Visiting Professor







Royal School of MinesSouth Kensington Campus







  • Specialist (Geoscience), PETRONAS, Kuala Lumpur, 2013-2016
  • Director, Petroleum Geophysics MSc Course, Imperial College London, 2007-2013
  • External Examiner, School of Earth Sciences, University of Leeds, 2006-2008
  • Manager of External Research, Veritas DGC, Crawley, 1998–2007
  • Head of Research, Ensign Geophysics Ltd., Addlestone, 1992–1998
  • Advanced Technical Specialist, Texaco Ltd., London, 1988–1992
  • Honorary Lecturer, Department of Earth Science, Birmingham University, 1987-2001
  • Head of Research, GECO UK , Orpington,1984–1988
  • Honorary Lecturer, Department of Earth Science, Royal Holloway College, 1984-1986
  • Research Geophysicist, Western Geophysical, London and Houston, Texas, 1980–1984 
  • Ph.D. in Theoretical Atomic Physics, University College London, 1980
  • M.Sc. in Quantum Theory of Measurement, Institute of Atomic Physics, Stirling University, 1977
  • B.A. and M.A. in Natural Science, Cambridge University, 1976

Research Interests

Professor Jakubowicz's research interests include seismic data acquisition and processing.




Yao G, Jakubowicz H, 2015, Least-squares reverse-time migration in a matrix-based formulation, Geophysical Prospecting, Vol:64, ISSN:1365-2478, Pages:611-621

Cairns G, Jakubowicz H, Lonergan L, et al., 2012, Using time-lapse seismic monitoring to identify trapping mechanisms during CO2 sequestration, International Journal of Greenhouse Gas Control, Vol:11, Pages:316-325

Mallinson I, Bharadwaj P, Schuster G, et al., 2011, Enhanced refractor imaging by supervirtual interferometry, Leading Edge (tulsa, Ok), Vol:30, ISSN:1070-485X, Pages:546-550


Cairns G, Jakubowicz H, Lonergan L, et al., 2010, Issues regarding the use of time-lapse seismic surveys to monitor CO<inf>2</inf> sequestration, Pages:1236-1240

Cairns C, Jakubowicz H, Lonergan L, et al., 2010, Sensitivity of seismic modelling to different fluid distributions for carbon capture and storage, Pages:4247-4251

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