Multisource Least-squares Reverse Time Migration, Ph.D. Dissertation, KAUST, 94 pp. Defense Date 11/19/2012.

  3. Ge Zhan, GENERALIZED DIFFRACTION-STACK MIGRATION, Ph.D. Dissertation, U of Utah, 85 pp. Defense Date 10/31/2012.
                    Reverse-time Migration in Tilted Transversely Isotropic Media with Decoupled Equations, Ph.D. Dissertation, KAUST, 83 pp. Defense Date 12/11/2012.

  4. Yanwei Xue, Least Squares Datuming and Surface Waves Prediction with Interferometry, Ph.D. Dissertation, 86 pp. Defense Date 11/18/09.

  5. Weiping Cao, Seismic Interferometry for Seismic Source Location and Interpolation of Three-Dimensional Ocean Bottom Seismic Data, Ph.D. Dissertation, 89 pp. Defense Date 5/20/09.

  6. Shengdong Liu, Migration and Tomographic Imaging of Faults and Colluvial Wedges over the Washington Fault, Arizona, MS Thesis, 38 pp. Defense Date 4/21/09.

  7. Chaiwoot Boonyasiriwat, Acoustic Waveform Inversion of 2D Gulf of Mexico Data, MS Thesis, 34 pp. Defense Date 4/13/09.

  8. Naoshi Aoki, Fast Least Squares Migration with a Deblurring Filter, MS Thesis, 66 pp. Defense Date 10/30/08.

  9. Shuqian Dong, Fast Three-dimensional Target-oriented Reverse Time Datuming, MS Thesis, 56 pp. Defense Date 10/02/08.

  10. Xiang Xiao, Local Reverse Time Migration with VSP Green's Functions, Ph.D. Dissertation, 108 pp. Defense Date 05/01/08.

  11. Ruiqing He, Wave-equation Interferometric Migration of VSP Data, Ph.D. Dissertation, 51 pp. Defense Date 05/08/06.

  12. Zhiyong Jiang, Migration and Attenuation of Surface Related and Interbed Multiples, Ph.D. Dissertation, 90 pp. Defense Date 04/06.
  13. Xiang Xiao, Interferomteric Imaging of Transmitted PS Arrivals, MS Thesis, 43 pp. Defense Date 11/15/05.

  14. Min Zhou, New Imaging and Filtering Methods: Primary Only Imaging Condition and Interferometric Migration, Ph.D. Dissertation, 100 pp. Defense Date 04/05.

  15. Maike-L. Buddensiek, Colluvial Wedge Imaging Using Traveltime Tomography Along the Wasatch Fault Near Mapleton, Utah, MS Thesis, 47 pp. Defense Date 05/05/04.

  16. Jianming Sheng, High Resolution Seismic Tomography with the Generalized Radon Transform and Early Arrival Waveform Inversion, Ph.D. Dissertation, 81 pp. Defense Date 05/04.

  17. Hongchuan Sun, Wavepath Migration For Depth Imaging And Velocity Analysis, Ph.D. Dissertation, 85 pp. Defense Date 09/01.

  18. David Sheley, Migration of Transmitted Arrivals, MS Thesis, 51 pp. Defense Date 5/01.

  19. Jing Chen, Imaging and Velocity Analysis with Stationary-Phase Migration, Ph.D. Dissertation, 120 pp. Defense Date 10/00.

  20. Yue Wang, 2000, Variable Grid-size and Time-Step Finite-Difference Method for Seismic Forward Modeling and Reverse-Time Migration, PhD Dissertation, 100 pp. Defense Date 07/00.

  21. Liu, Zhaojun, 1998, Seismic array theorem and optimal survey design, MS Thesis, 90 pp. Defense Date 4/98.

  22. Morey, Dave, 1998, Seismic cat scan of an ancient earthquake along the Oquirrh Fault, Utah, MS Thesis, 72 pp. Defense Date 11/97

  23. Ji, Xu, 1997, Simulation of viscoelastic wave propagation, MS Thesis, 90 pp. Defense Date 12/97.

  24. Nemeth, Tamas, 1996, Imaging and filtering by least-squares migration, PhD Dissertation, 121 pp. Defense Date 11/96. (Postscript file: 9.5 Mb)

  25. Zhou, Changxi, 1995, Acoustic and elastic wave equation traveltime and waveform inversion of crosswell data, PhD Dissertation, 78 pp (Postscript 0.5 Mbyte file. Defense Date 11/95.

  26. Xu, Jinlong, 1995, Finite difference methods for irregular free surfaces, MS Thesis, Defense Date 6/95.

  27. Olsen, Kim, 1994, Simulation of 3-D wave propagation in the Salt Lake Basin, PhD Dissertation, Defense Date 6/94.

  28. Qin, Fuhao, 1994, Applications of traveltime modeling and imaging in cross-well seismology, PhD Dissertation, 132 pp., Defense Date 3/94.

  29. Cai, Wenying, 1992, Electromagnetic velocity inversion using two-dimensional Maxwell's equations, MS Thesis, 47 pp., Defense Date 8/92
  30. Quintus-Bosz, Aksel, 1992, Wavepath eikonal traveltime inversion, MS Thesis, 57 pp., Defense Date 8/92

  31. Luo, Yi, 1992, Wave equation traveltime inversion of seismic data, PhD dissertation.

  32. Yonghe Sun (Postdoc)
  33. Jianhua Yu (Postdoc)
  34. Jiansheng Hu (Postdoc)
  35. Sherif Hanafy (Postdoc)
  36. Zak Ahmed (MS)
  37. Chris Calnan (MS)
  38. Mary Murphy (MS)
  39. Julie Hill (MS)
  40. Mark Turner (MS)
  41. Hugh Radkins (MS)
  42. Ed Salo, Traveltime Inversion and Migration of Offset VSP Data, MS Thesis, 123 pp, Defense Date 5/86.
  43. Dan Johnson (MS)



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