Imperial College London


Faculty of EngineeringDepartment of Earth Science & Engineering

Principal of Resource Geophysics Academy and Director of CRG



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• Professor of Geophysics, Imperial College London, 2004date
• Head of R & D, Robertson Research International UK, 20002003
• Research Manager, Robertson Research Australia, 19972000
• PhD - Geophysics (Imperial College London), 19951997
• MSc - Geophysics (Monash University), 19921994
• Research Geophysicist, Geophysical Research Institute (Ministry of Geology and Mineral Resources, China),19831991
• BSc - Geophysics (Changchun College of Geology, Jilin Univ), 19791983

Recent Measures of Esteem

• International Member, Chinese Academy of Engineering, 2023
• FREng, Fellow of Royal Academy of Engineering, 2021
Principal and Director of Resource Geophysics Academy, 2019
Editor-in-chief, Journal of Geophysics and Engineering, 2003
• Editor, Pure and Applied Geophysics, 2019


• Resource Geophysics Academy
• Centre for Reservoir Geophysics

Research Interests

• Geophysics and engineering
• Reservoir geophysics
• Geophysical inversion
• Exploration seismology
• Geodynamics and tectonophysics


• Wang Y. (2022), Time-Frequency Analysis of Seismic Signals. Wiley. ISBN 978-1-119-89234-2.
• Wang Y. (2016), Seismic Inversion: Theory and Applications. Wiley 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, 2022, Time-frequency domain local spectral analysis of seismic signals with multiple windows, Proceedings of the Royal Society A: Mathematical, Physical & Engineering Sciences, Vol:478, ISSN:1364-5021

Wang Y, 2021, The W transform, Geophysics, Vol:86, ISSN:0016-8033, Pages:V31-V39

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