The researchers of CGEM have a diverse background and bring with them a broad range of expertise covering theory, modeling, inversion, and practical applications of gravity, gravity gradiometer, magnetic, electrical,and electromagnetic methods.

FACULTY


Yaoguo Li Professor & Principal Investigator: Geophysical inverse theory, gravity, magnetic and electrical methods (303) 273-3510

Richard Krahenbuhl Research Assistant Professor: Time-lapse gravity for dynamic systems and interpretation in highly magnetic environments (303) 384-2329

Misac Nabighian Distinguished Senior Scientist: Gravity, magnetic and electromagnetic methods in applied geophysics. (303) 273-3933

 

POST-DOCTORAL FELLOWS

Jiajia Sun

Joint inversion of multiple geophysical data sets ___________________________________________________________________

Gyesoon Park

Potential method and geostatistical integration using multi-geophysical data
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Hyoungrea Bernard Rim

Modeling and inversion of borehole gravity and gravity gradiometry data ___________________________________________________________________

 

GRADUATE STUDENTS


Cericia Martinez

PhD student: Applied inversion and interpretation methodologies for potential-field data ____________________________________________________________________________

Leon Foks

PhD student: Inversion and interpretation of large-scale potential field data sets
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Patricia MacQueen

4-D gravity inversion and gravity survey design optimization _____________________________________________________________________________

Andy McAliley

PhD student: Basin modeling using thermal data, and time-lapse gravity _____________________________________________________________________________

Ryan North

PhD student: Near-surface geophysics and characterization of soil physical properties _____________________________________________________________________________

Aline Tavares Melo

PhD student: Inversion, interpretation of gravity gradiometry data and integration with other geophysical datasets

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Haoran Want

Visiting PhD student: 3-D joint inversion of gravity gradient and magnetic data in spherical coordinates

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Andrea Balza

MS student: time-lapse gravity, marine gravity and magnetic noise estimation, and upcoming applications for environmental geophysics ______________________________________________________________________________

Joseph Capriotti

PhD student: 4D time-lapse gravity; modeling and inversion of electromagnetic data _____________________________________________________________________________

Susana Guzman

MS student: Finite volume modeling and inversion of potential field data
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Elizabeth Maag
MS student: Binary inversion and clustering techniques for borehole gravity data
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Thomas Rapstine
MS student: Utilizing airborne gravity gradiometry and seismic data to refine salt body images
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Qian Yin
MS student: 4D Microgravity method for waterflood surveillance
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ALUMNI



Jiajia Sun

PhD, 2015: Joint inversion of multiple geophysical data and its application to geology differentiation. Continued with CGEM as PostDoctoral Fellow
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Wenwu Tang

Visiting PhD Student, 2014-2015: Forward modeling and inversion of electromagnetic method
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Julio Lyrio

PhD, 2009: Processing and inversion of full tensor gravity gradiometry data
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Jeff Shoffner

MS, 2011. Understanding the utility of gravity and gravity gradiometry for geothermal exploration in the Southern Walker Lake Basin, Nevada
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Kathryn Martin

MS, 2013: Detecting the presence of two hydrogen bearing fluids through the T2 distribution under cirmcumstances similar to those found in near surface NMR

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Mohamed Abdulla

MS, 2013: Numerical investigation of coal seam gas detection using airborne electromagnetics
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Anya Reitz

MS, 2014: Feasibility of time-lapse gravity gradiometry for reservoir monitoring

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Brent Putman

MS, 2014: Aspects of time-lapse electrical resistivity monitoring in geotechnical and reservoir problems

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Trevor Irons

PhD, 2013: A flexible automatically adaptive surface nuclear magnetic resonance modelling and inversion framework incorporating complex data and static dephasing dynamics

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Andy Kass

PhD, 2012: Quantitative analysis and interpretation of multichannel electromagnetic data through principal component analysis and regularized inversion

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Rachel Vest Woolf

MS, 2013: Time lapse gravity monitoring at Coso geothermal field
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Kristofer Davis

PhD, 2010: Improving potential-field processing and inversion through the use of gradient measurements and data-adaptive models

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Whitney Goodrich

MS, 2007: Characterization and quantification of magnetic remanence in unexploded ordnance
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Barry Kirkendall

PhD, 2007: Nonlinear model appraisal in gravity gradiometry imaging; properties and modeling of the resolution matrix
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JeongMin Lee MS, 2006: Effects of low-pass filtering on inversion of airborne gravity gradient data
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Sarah Shearer

MS, 2005: 3-D inversion of magnetic data in the presence of remanent magnetization

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David Sinex

MS, 2006: Advancing the state of the art of UXO discrimination for total-field magnetic data

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Qiaoluan Li

MS, 2001: A finite element analysis for data interpolation based on curvature minimization

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Alisa Green

MS, 2003: Magnetotelluric crustal studies in Kenai, Alaska

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Matt Haney

PhD, 2005: CGEM Project - Total magnetization direction and dip from multiscale edges

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