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March 5, 2018
Paul Sava is the C.H. Green Chair of Exploration
and Director of the
Center for Wave Phenomena
Colorado School of Mines.
He holds an Engineering degree in Geophysics (1995)
University of Bucharest,
an M.Sc. (1998) and a Ph.D. (2005) in Geophysics from
where he was a member of the
Stanford Exploration Project.
His main research interests are in
wavefield seismic imaging,
stochastic imaging and inversion,
computational methods for wave propagation,
and high performance computing.
He is a recipient
of a Stanford Graduate Fellowship (1997-2000) from Stanford University
and of a Jackson Young Scientist Fellowship (2006-2007) from the University of Texas (Austin).
He is also a recipient
of three Awards of Merit for best student presentations at the SEG conventions (1999, 2001 and 2004)
and of a Honorable Mention in the category Best Paper in Geophysics (2003) for
Angle-domain common-image gathers by wavefield continuation methods, co-authored by Sergey Fomel.
The Society of Exploration Geophysicists recognized him in 2007 with the Reginald Fessenden Award for his work on wave-equation angle-domain imaging.
He is a member of
served as Education Officer on the EAGE Board from 2012-2016, and
currently serves as Chair of the EAGE Student Fund Board.