Paul Sava

Interim Department Head
Professor, Geophysics
C.H. Green Chair of Exploration Geophysics

Paul Sava

Labs and Research Centers

Education

  • 2005, PhD, Geophysics, Stanford University
  • 1998, MSc, Geophysics, Stanford University
  • 1995, Engineer Geophysicist, University of Bucharest, Romania

Research Areas

  • Seismic and radar wavefield imaging & tomography
  • Space science & planetary resource exploration
  • Fiber-optic seismic acquisition, infrastructure monitoring

Recent Courses

  • Inversion
  • Seismic Wavefield Imaging
  • Python Computing: Building a Sensor System

Awards and Recognitions

  • Reginald Fessenden Award (read citation), Society of Exploration Geophysicists (2007)
  • Honorable Mention for Best Paper in Geophysics, Society of Exploration Geophysicists (2004)
  • Award of Merit, Best Student Paper, Society of Exploration Geophysicists (1999, 2001, 2004)
  • Top 30 Talk at the Annual Meeting, Society of Exploration Geophysicists (1999, 2004, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2014, 2016)
  • Jackson Young Scientist Fellow, University of Texas at Austin (2005-2006)
  • Stanford Graduate Fellow, Stanford University (1997-2000)