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Arthur Weglein

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Arthur Weglein

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Hugh Roy and Lillie Cranz Cullen Distinguished University Chair in Physics
Director, Mission-Oriented Seismic Research Program
Professor Dept. of Physics and Dept. of Geosciences, Reflection Seismology

Ph.D., City College of the City - University of New York, 1975

Office: 605 SR1
Phone: (713) 743-3848

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2017 M-OSRP Executive summary - and new opportunities for sponsors and non-sponsors

Greetings and best wishes for 2018. I thought to keep in touch and share a video presentation, with synced slides, providing a sampling of highlights of this year’s progress and deliverables and plans, “ 2017 M-OSRP Executive Summary of Progress, Delivery and Plans: Best Wishes for 2018 ” . Please find that video in the link below. Thank you.

Please feel free to contact me at to explore opportunities for sponsors and non-sponsors and the ROI.

Warmest best wishes for 2018,


Research Interests

Research and development of new seismic technology that enables the exploration and production of hydrocarbons. A prioritized set of problems is identified, whose solution would have the highest positive impact. Fundamental research for new concepts, and subsequent algorithm development and synthetic and field-data testing, all aimed at solving these specifically chosen problems; hence, "mission-oriented" seismic research.


Arthur B. Weglein holds the Hugh Roy and Lillie Cranz Cullen Distinguished University Chair in Physics. He is a professor in the Department of Physics and the Department of Earth and Atmospheric Sciences. Weglein is the Director of the Mission-Oriented Seismic Research Program, a research consortium supported by the major oil and service companies in the world. Professor Weglein served as the SEG Distinguished Lecturer in 2003, and was awarded the SEG’s Reginald Fessenden Award in 2010. In 2008 he received the Distinguished Townsend Harris Medal from the City College of the City University of New York for his contributions to exploration seismology. He is the co-author ( with Bob Stolt) of a two volume graduate textbook on “Seismic Imaging and Inversion” published in 2012 by Cambridge University Press.

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