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October 14, 2018
Paul Sava is a Professor and Green Chair of Exploration
Colorado School of Mines.
He served as Director of the
Center for Wave Phenomena between 2014-2018.
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.