Zheng Wins Karcher Award from Society of Exploration Geophysicists
Award Recognizes Exceptional Research Contributions
Yingcai Zheng, an assistant professor of seismic imaging at University of Houston’s Department of Earth and Atmospheric Sciences, has been selected as the recipient of the J. Clarence Karcher Award from the Society of Exploration Geophysicists. The honor is in recognition of his exceptional research contributions to the science and technology of exploration geophysics.
Zheng will receive the award at SEG’s 2015 Annual Meeting in New Orleans, October 18-22.
He joined the EAS department in September 2014 from the Earth Resources Lab at Massachusetts Institute of Technology. Zheng received his Ph.D. in seismology from the University of California, Santa Cruz, in 2007. His research areas are diverse and include nonlinear seismic inversion, geophysical characterization of fractured reservoirs, subsalt imaging, upper mantle discontinuities and planetary geophysics of Mercury and Mars.
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