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Dr. Lu Liu | Seismic Exploration Award | Best Researcher Award

Dr. Lu Liu, Aramco Asia, China

Dr. Lu Liu is a distinguished geophysicist with a PhD from the Chinese Academy of Sciences. 🌍 With over a decade of experience at the Aramco Beijing Research Center, Dr. Liu has spearheaded groundbreaking research in seismic imaging, velocity inversion, and artificial intelligence. πŸ›’οΈ His extensive contributions include 14 first-author journal papers, numerous patents, and impactful presentations at international conferences. πŸ† Dr. Liu’s expertise in seismic data processing and innovative methodologies has earned him prestigious awards, including recognition from Aramco and esteemed organizations like the Society of Exploration Geophysicists. πŸŽ–οΈ


Publication Profile


Dr. Lu Liu is an accomplished geophysicist, boasting an illustrious academic journey. πŸ“š He completed his Bachelor of Science in Geophysics at Jilin University, where he graduated at the top of his class, ranking 1 out of 135 students. πŸŽ“ This laid the foundation for his subsequent pursuit of knowledge. Dr. Liu then pursued his passion further by obtaining a PhD in Solid Geophysics from the prestigious Institute of Geology and Geophysics at the Chinese Academy of Sciences. 🏫 His academic achievements reflect his dedication and commitment to advancing the field of geophysics through rigorous study and research. 🌟


Work Experience

Dr. Lu Liu has been a cornerstone of innovation at the Aramco Beijing Research Center since July 2014, where he holds the position of Lead Geophysicist. 🌟 With a focus on seismic imaging, velocity inversion, artificial intelligence (AI), high-performance computing (HPC), and seismic data processing, Dr. Liu has played a pivotal role in advancing the company’s research agenda. πŸ› οΈ Over his ten-year tenure, he has spearheaded seven R&D projects, showcasing his leadership and expertise in driving cutting-edge initiatives that push the boundaries of geophysics and technology. πŸš€ Dr. Liu’s contributions have been instrumental in positioning Aramco as a leader in the field.



Dr. Lu Liu’s exceptional contributions have garnered widespread recognition and accolades throughout his career. πŸ† His dedication and excellence have been acknowledged by prestigious institutions such as Aramco and the Chinese Oil and Gas Geophysics Annual Conference. 🌟 Dr. Liu’s research has been consistently lauded, earning him awards such as the Effective Publication Award from Aramco, Bright Spots papers in GEOPHYSICS, and an Honorable Mention for Best Paper. πŸ“ Additionally, his academic prowess was recognized with a Doctoral National Scholarship and the SEG Chevron Scholarship. πŸŽ“ These honors reflect Dr. Liu’s outstanding achievements and significant impact in the field of geophysics. 🌐


Research Focus

Dr. Lu Liu’s research focuses primarily on seismic imaging and waveform inversion techniques, with a particular emphasis on innovative methodologies and advanced computational approaches. 🌐 His work spans various domains within geophysics, including full waveform inversion, seismic diffraction imaging, near-surface velocity estimation, and automatic fault detection using convolutional neural networks. πŸ” Dr. Liu’s dedication to pushing the boundaries of seismic data processing and interpretation is evident through his contributions to optimizing forward modeling techniques, enhancing seismic image quality, and advancing seismic data inversion methodologies. πŸ› οΈ His research endeavors align with the pursuit of unlocking deeper insights into subsurface structures and properties through cutting-edge geophysical methodologies.


Publication Top Notes

  1. Automatic seismic fault detection with convolutional neural networkby B Guo, L Liu, Y Luo πŸ“ (Published: 2018) – Cited by: 73 (SEG International Exposition and Annual Meeting, 2018)
  2. 3D hybrid-domain full waveform inversion on GPUby L Liu, R Ding, H Liu, H Liu πŸ“ (Published: 2015) – Cited by: 48 (Computers & Geosciences, 2015)
  3. Full waveform inversion based on modified quasi-Newton equation by L LIU, H LIU, H ZHANG, YF CUI, F LI, WS DUAN, GX PENG πŸ“ (Published: 2013) – Cited by: 44 (Chinese Journal of Geophysics, 2013)
  4. Wavefield reconstruction methods for reverse time migration by H Liu, R Ding, L Liu, H Liu πŸ“ (Published: 2013) – Cited by: 41 (Journal of Geophysics and Engineering, 2013)
  5. Imaging diffractors using wave-equation migration by L Liu, E Vincent, X Ji, F Qin, Y Luo πŸ“ (Published: 2016) – Cited by: 37 (Geophysics, 2016)
  6. Frequency domain acoustic equation high-order modeling based on an average-derivative method
  7. An adaptable 17-point scheme for high-accuracy frequency-domain acoustic wave modeling in 2D constant density media
  8. Near-surface velocity estimation using source-domain full traveltime inversion and early-arrival waveform inversion
  9. Inversion of vehicle-induced signals based on seismic interferometry and recurrent neural networks
  10. 3D anisotropic P-and S-mode wavefields separation in 3D elastic reverse-time migration
Lu Liu | Seismic Exploration Award | Best Researcher Award

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