Yi Wang, Ph.D.

People

Title: Patent Engineer

Location: Houston

YWang@oshaliang.com

PRACTICE AREAS AND INDUSTRIES SERVED

Dr. Wang is a data scientist, geophysicist, and a patent holder. He assists with preparing and prosecuting foreign and domestic patents. Specific areas of focus include: supervised and unsupervised machine learning, deep learning, computer vision, NLP, neural networks, CNN and encoder-decoder architecture for fault detection and facies classification, Self Organized Maps, lithofacies classification, quantitative interpretation, waveform inversion, imaging, velocity model building, AVO analysis, noise attenuation, and multi-component processing.

EXPERIENCE

Prior to joining Osha Liang, Dr. Wang worked as a data scientist and senior geophysicist at Geophysical Insights, and also as a data scientist and assistant chief developer at SeismicPPS, LLC (NNPC-IDSL), Sinopec Tech, ConocoPhillips, CGG and other independent E&P oil and gas companies in Houston. His years of research and development experience have provided him with a depth of knowledge and insight essential to the innovative field of machine learning.

EDUCATION

  • Ph.D., Seismology, SUNY Stony Brook, NY, USA (2006)
  • M.S., Seismology, SUNY Stony Brook, NY, USA (2004)
  • B.S., Geophysics, Peking University, Beijing, P. R. China  (2001)

SELECT PUBLICATIONS

  • Bob Hardage, Tom Smith, Diana Sava, Yi Wang, Rocky Roden, Gary Jones, 2020; Fabric and internal architecture of Permian Basin Turbidites indicated by unsupervised machine learning analysis of PP and SVP images, Interpretation, in press.
  • Y. Wang, Kirk Wallace, Houzhu Zhang, Alexander Bertrand, Yunqing Shen, 2013; An investigation of acoustic full waveform inversion using refection energy: a case study from the Ekofisk LoFS ocean bottom dataset, SEG.
  • Y. Wang, R. Bale,S. Grion and J. Holden, 2010; The ups and downs of ocean bottom seismic processing: applications of wavefield separation and up-down deconvolution, The Leading Edge, October.
  • Y. Wang, R. Bale and S. Grion, 2010; A new approach to remove the water column effect from 4-D ocean bottom data, SEG.
  • Y. Wang, S. Grion and R. Bale, 2010; Up-down deconvolution and subsurface structure: theory, limitations and examples, SEG.
  • Y. Wang, S. Grion and R. Bale, 2010; Up-Down Deconvolution for Surface-related Multiple Attenuation of Ocean Bottom Data, EAGE.
  • Y. Wang, S. Grion and R. Bale, 2010; Surface-related multiple attenuation of multi-component data: an OBS synthetic example, NPF Biannual Seminar.
  • R. Dash, G. Spence, R. Hyndman, S. Grion, Y. Wang and S. Ronen, 2009, Wide-area imaging from OBS multiples, Geophysics.
  • Y. Wang, S. Grion and R. Bale, 2009;What Comes Up Must Have Gone Down: the Principle and Application of Up-Down Deconvolution for Multiple Attenuation of Ocean Bottom Data, CSEG Recorder, December.
  • Y. Wang and S. Grion, 2008; PZ calibration in shallow waters: an OBS case, SEG.
  • Y. Wang and S. Grion, 2008; PZ calibration in shallow waters: an OBS case, EAGE.
  • S. Grion, R. Exley, M. Manin, X. G. Miao, A. Pica,Y. Wang, P.-Y. Granger, and S. Ronen, 2007; Mirror Imaging of OBS data, First Break, 25.
  • Y. Wang and L. Wen, 2007; Complex Anisotropy near the Border of a Very Low Velocity Province at the Base of the Earth’s mantle, J. Geophys. Res., 112, doi:10.1029/2006JB004719.
  • Y. Wang and L. Wen, 2007; Geometry and P and S Velocity Structures of the “African Anomaly”, J. Geophys. Res., 112, doi:10.1029/2006JB004483.
  • Y. Wang and L. Wen, 2004; Mapping the Geometry and Geographic Distribution of a Very Low Velocity Province at the Base of the Earth’s Mantle, J. Geophys. Res., 109, doi:10.1029/2003JB002674.
  • Y. Wang, 2000; the Study of Site Effects and Q Values in Tangshan Area, China, Using the Moderate- and Small- Sized Earthquakes Waveform Records, “Chun-Tsung Scholar Articles”.

LANGUAGES

  • English
  • Chinese (Mandarin)
  • Korean (basic)