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Biondo Biondi

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Biondo  Biondi
Education: 
  • 1990 Ph.D. Geophysics Stanford University
  • 1987 M.S. Geophysics Stanford University
  • 1984 M.Sc. Electrical Engineering Politecnico di Milano
Professional Experience: 
  • 2010 - Present | Professor of Geophysics Stanford University
  • 2006 - 2010 | Associate Professor of Geophysics Stanford University
  • 1999 - 2006 | Associate Professor (Research) of Geophysics Stanford University
  • 1998 - 1999 | Consulting Associate Professor of Geophysics Stanford University
  • 1995 - 1997 | Acting Associate Professor of Geophysics Stanford University
  • 1993 - 1994 | Consulting Associate Professor of Geophysics Stanford University
  • 1993 - 2008 | Chief Technical Advisor 3DGeo Development Inc., Santa Clara, California
  • 1991 - 1992 | Consulting Assistant Professor of Geophysics Stanford University
  • 1990 - 1993 | Scientist Thinking Machines Corp., Cambridge, Massachusetts
  • 1987 - 1990 | Research Assistant Geophysics, Stanford University
  • 1987 | Research Geophysicist Total CFP, Paris, France
Honors & Awards: 

 

 

  • 2005 | Louis Cagniard Award from the European Association of Geoscientists and Engineers for the best poster presentation (co-author)
  • 1996 | Outstanding Contribution SEG 65th Annual Meeting
University Service: 
  • 2011 - Present | Program Director,  Computational Geoscience Degree Program
  • 2010 - Present | Co-Director, Center for Computational Earth and Environmental Sciences
  • 2010 - Present | Co-Director, Stanford Earth Sciences Algorithms and Architectures Initiative
  • 1998 - Present | Co-Director, Stanford Exploration Project
  • 2011 - 2012 | Member, Ad-hoc Faculty Committee on the Stanford Research Computing Facility
  • 2009 - 2010 | Member, Stanford Senate Committee on Research

 

  • 2007 - 2008 | Member, Stanford Senate Committee on Research

 

  • 2007 - 2010 | Member, Earth Sciences Council

 

  • 2006 - 2007 | Member, School of Earth Sciences Web Advisory Committee

 

  • 2005 - 2009 | Member of the Academic Oversight Committee of the Graduate Program in Earth, Energy, and Environmental Sciences

 

  • 2005 - Present | Member of the Faculty Advisory Panel of the Stanford Center for Computational Earth and Environmental Science

 

  • 2004 - 2005 | Member of the School of Earth Sciences Academic Program (Graduate) Committee

 

  • 2004 - 2005 | Member of the School of Earth Sciences Computational Initiative Committee

 

  • 2002 | Instructor at the Mathematical Geophysics (Summer) School

 

  • 2000 - 2003 | Member of Teaching and Information Technology Geophysics Department Committee

 

  • 1998 - 2003 | Organizing Committee, Stanford Mathematical Geophysics (Summer) School
  • 1998 | Instructor at the Mathematical Geophysics (Summer) School
Professional Activities: 
  • 2012 | Invited speaker, Executive Exploration Forum, Schlumberger, Montecarlo, Monaco
  • 2012 | Invited  speaker, Workshop: Inversion-based High Resolution Imaging of Reservoirs, Meeting of Society of Exploration Geophysicists
  • 2012 | Short Course Instructor, Pemex, Villahermosa, Mexico
  • 2012 | Short Course Instructor, Ion Geophysical;, Houston, Texas
  • 2012 | Short Course Instructor, TGS;, Houston, Texas
  • 2011 | Short Course Instructor, Pemex, Villahermosa, Mexico
  • 2011 | Short Course Instructor, Saudi Aramco, Dhaharain, Saudi Arabia
  • 2011 | Short Course Instructor, Society of Exploration Geophysicists - Continuing Education , New Orleans, Louisiana
  • 2011 | Short Course Instructor, WesternGeco-Schlumberger - Area Geophysicist University , Houston, Texas
  • 2010 | Convenor of SEG (Summer) Research Workshop:Subsalt Exploration and Development: Four years later, what's new in acquisition, imaging and interpretation?

 

  • 2009 | Invited  speaker, Workshop: Full wave-equation methods for complex imaging challenges, Meeting of Society of Exploration Geophysicists

 

  • 2009 | Invited  speaker, Workshop: Reverse-Time Migration- Problems and Promises, Meeting of Society of Exploration Geophysicists

 

  • 2009 | Keynote speaker, Research Workshop: SubSalt Imaging - focus on azimuth, European Association of Geoscientists and Engineers

 

  • 2008 | Invited  speaker, Workshop: Computing trends in O&G and Earth Sciences , Meeting of European Association of Geoscientists and Engineers

 

  • 2008 | Invited  speaker, Workshop: Reducing Cycle Time from seismic acquisition to interpretation, Meeting of European Association of Geoscientists and Engineers

 

  • 2008 | Keynote speaker, Workshop: Interpreting Depth-Imaged Data – Case studies, examples, and pitfalls from the interpreters, Meeting of Society of Exploration Geophysicists

 

  • 2007 - Present | Member, Editorial Board of the Journal on Imaging Sciences published by the Society for Industrial and Applied Mathematics

 

  • 2007 | Short Course Instructor, Saudi Aramco, Dhaharain, Saudi Arabia

 

  • 2006 | Short Course Instructor, Saudi Aramco, Dhaharain, Saudi Arabia

 

  • 2006 | Keynote speaker, Seismic Imaging Symposium, Veritas-DGC, Calgary, Canada

 

  • 2006 | Chairman of the SEG/EAGE (Summer) Research Workshop: Subsalt Exploration & Development: Imaging, interpretation & drilling- What have we learned.

 

  • 2005 | Distinguished Scientist Lecture, BP Technology Center, Houston, Texas.

 

  • 2005 | Invited  speaker: Workshop on Computational Geosciences, Colorado School of Mines

 

  • 2005 | Invited  speaker: Department seminar at Rice University

 

  • 2005 | Short Course Instructor, PDVSA, Puerto La Cruz, Venezuela

 

  • 2004 | Invited  speaker, Workshop: Geophysical Imaging, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute

 

  • 2004 | Invited  speaker, Workshop: Estimation of accurate velocity macro-models in complex structures, Meeting of European Association of Geoscientists and Engineers

 

  • 2004 | Invited  speaker, International Conference Scientific Computing In Petroleum Industry, Beijing, China

 

  • 2004 | Invited  speaker, Workshop: Estimation of accurate velocity macro-models in complex structures, Meeting of European Association of Geoscientists and Engineers

 

  • 2004 | Keynote speaker, Salt Tectonics Symposium at ExxonMobil Exploration Company, Houston, Texas

 

  • 2003 | Convenor of EAGE-SEG (Summer) Research Workshop: Processing and imaging of seismic data using explicit or implicit velocity model information

 

  • 2003 | Invited  speaker, 12th International Workshop of IUGG's Commission on Controlled-Source Seismology

 

  • 2002 | Convenor of SEG Workshop Passive Seismic Imaging

 

  • 2002 | Invited  speaker, Geophysical Society of Houston

 

  • 2002 | Invited  speaker, Special session: Depth Imaging, Meeting of Canadian Society of Exploration Geophysicists

 

  • 2002 | Invited  speaker, Interactive session: Wave equation versus ray based methods, Meeting of European Association of Geoscientists and Engineers

 

  • 2001 | Invited  speaker, Geophysical Society of Houston

 

  • 2001 | Invited  speaker, Southeastern Geophysical Society

 

  • 2001 | Invited  speaker, Heiland Lecture at Colorado School of Mines

 

  • 2001 | Convenor of SEG Workshop Seismic Imaging beyond Kirchhoff

 

  • 2001 | Convenor of SEG Workshop Changing the way we work: e-business & the Internet

 

  • 2001 | Invited  speaker, International seminar on sesimic migration and inversion, Seoul National University, South Korea.

 

  • 2000 | Invited  speaker, Incorporated Research Institutions for Seismology (IRIS) Workshop

 

  • 2000 | Invited  speaker, Workshop: Prestack Depth Imaging: Prospects and Challenges, Meeting of European Association of Geoscientists and Engineers

 

  • 1999 | Invited  Speaker, New Approaches to Seismic Imaging Workshop, 6th International Congress of the Brazilian Geophysical Society

 

  • 1998 | Short Course Instructor, Daqing, China

 

  • 1998 | Convenor of EAGE-SEG (Summer) Research Workshop: Depth Imaging of Seismic Reservoir Attributes
  • 1996 - Present  | Member, Research Committee of the Society of Exploration Geophysicists Research Committee
Courses Taught: 
  • 2012 (Spring) | GP385A Reflection Seismology [Enrolled 11]
  • 2012 (Winter) | GP280 3-D Seismic Imaging [Enrolled 7]
  • 2012 (Winter) | GP385A Reflection Seismology [Enrolled 13]
  • 2011 (Fall) | GP385A Reflection Seismology [Enrolled 13]
  • 2010 (Fall) | GP385A Reflection Seismology [Enrolled 12]
  • 2010 (Fall) | GP400 Geophysics Research [Enrolled 6]
  • 2010 (Spring) | GP385A Reflection Seismology [Enrolled 10]
  • 2010 (Spring) | GP400 Geophysics Research [Enrolled 9]
  • 2010 (Winter) | GP280 3-D Seismic Imaging [Enrolled 6]
  • 2010 (Winter) | GP385A Reflection Seismology [Enrolled 11]
  • 2010 (Winter) | GP400 Geophysics Research [Enrolled 10]
  • 2009 (Fall) | GP385A Reflection Seismology [Enrolled 11]
  • 2009 (Fall) | GP400 Geophysics Research [Enrolled 8]

 

  • 2009 (Spring) | GP385A Reflection Seismology (with Claerbout) [Enrolled 5]

 

  • 2009 (Spring) | GP280 3-D Seismic Imaging [Enrolled 7]

 

  • 2009 (Winter) | GP385A/| GP185A Reflection Seismology (with Claerbout) [Enrolled 8]

 

  • 2009 (Fall) | GP385A Reflection Seismology (with Claerbout) [Enrolled 6]

 

  • 2008 (Fall) | GP385A Reflection Seismology (with Claerbout) [Enrolled 6]

 

  • 2008 (Winter) | GP385A/| GP185A Reflection Seismology (with Claerbout) [Enrolled 8]

 

  • 2008 (Spring) | GP385A Reflection Seismology (with Claerbout) [Enrolled 5]

 

  • 2008 (Spring) | GP280 3-D Seismic Imaging [Enrolled 7]

 

  • 2007 (Spring) | GP385A/| GP185A Reflection Seismology (with Claerbout) [Enrolled 6]

 

  • 2007 (Spring) | GP280 3-D Seismic Imaging [Enrolled 5]

 

  • 2007 (Winter) | GP385A Reflection Seismology (with Claerbout) [Enrolled 7]

 

  • 2007 (Fall) | GP385A Reflection Seismology (with Claerbout) [Enrolled 8]

 

  • 2006 (Winter) | GP385A/| GP185A Reflection Seismology (with Claerbout) [Enrolled 4]

 

  • 2006 (Fall) | GP385A/| GP185A Reflection Seismology (with Claerbout) [Enrolled 6]

 

  • 2005 (Winter) | GP385A/| GP185A Reflection Seismology (with Claerbout) [Enrolled 3]

 

  • 2005 (Fall) | GP385A/| GP185A Reflection Seismology (with Claerbout) [Enrolled 6]

 

  • 2004 | GP185A Reflection Seismology (with Claerbout) [Enrolled 1]

 

  • 2004 | GP255 Report on Energy Industry Training [Enrolled 1]

 

  • 2004 | GP280 3-D Seismic Imaging [Enrolled 3]

 

  • 2004 | GP385A Reflection Seismology (with Claerbout) [Enrolled 18]

 

  • 2004 | GP399 Teaching Experience [Enrolled 1]

 

  • 2004 | GP400 Geophysics Research [Enrolled 30]

 

  • 2003 | GP185A Reflection Seismology (with Claerbout) [Enrolled 1]

 

  • 2003 | GP255 Report on Energy Industry Training [Enrolled 1]

 

  • 2003 | GP280 3-D Seismic Imaging [Enrolled 3]

 

  • 2003 | GP385A Reflection Seismology (with Claerbout) [Enrolled 18]

 

  • 2003 | GP399 Teaching Experience [Enrolled 1]

 

  • 2003 | GP400 Geophysics Research [Enrolled 23]

 

  • 2002 | GP400 Geophysics Research [Enrolled 18]

 

  • 2002 | GP385A Reflection Seismology (with Claerbout) [Enrolled 24]

 

  • 2002 | GP185A Reflection Seismology (with Claerbout) [Enrolled 8]

 

  • 2002 | GP255 Report on Energy Industry Training [Enrolled 2]

 

  • 2002 | GP280 3-D Reflection Seismology [Enrolled 3]

 

  • 2001 | GP400 Research [Enrolled 2]

 

  • 2001 | GP385 Reflection Seismology (with Claerbout) [Enrolled 3]

 

  • 2001 | GP400 Research [Enrolled 4]

 

  • 2001 | GP385 Reflection Seismology (with Claerbout) [Enrolled 3]

 

  • 2001 | GP399 Teaching Experience [Enrolled 1]

 

  • 2001 | GP385 Reflection Seismology (with Claerbout) [Enrolled 4]

 

  • 2001 | GP280 3-D Reflection Seismology [Enrolled 7]

 

  • 2001 | GP400 Research [Enrolled 1]

 

  • 2001 | GP255 Energy Industry Training [Enrolled 1]

 

  • 2001 | GP385 Reflection Seismology (with Claerbout) [Enrolled 4]

 

  • 2001 | GP400 Research [Enrolled 2]

 

  • 2001 | GP185 Reflection Seismology (with Claerbout) [Enrolled 4]

 

  • 2000 | GP210 Basic Earth Imaging [Enrolled 7]

 

  • 2000 | GP280 Reflection Seismology [Enrolled 4]

 

  • 2000 | GP185 Reflection Seismology (with Claerbout) [Enrolled 2]

 

  • 2000 | GP385 Reflection Seismology (with Claerbout) [Enrolled 15]

 

  • 2000 | GP400 Research [Enrolled 2]

 

  • 1999 | GP385 Reflection Seismology (with Claerbout) [Enrolled 9]

 

  • 1999 | GP185 Reflection Seismology (with Claerbout) [Enrolled 3]

 

  • 1999 | GP280 Reflection Seismology [Enrolled 4]

 

  • 1998 | GP385 Reflection Seismology (with Claerbout) [Enrolled 8]
  • 1998 | GP280 Reflection Seismology [Enrolled 10]
Publications: 
  • 2013 * | Tang, Y. and B. Biondi. Subsalt imaging by target-oriented inversion-based imaging:A 3D field-data example. Geophysics, v. 78, S47–S58.
  • 2013 * | Zhang, Y. and B. Biondi. Moveout-based wave-equation migration velocity analysis. Geophysics, v. 78, U31-U39.
  • 2013 * | Tang, Y. and B. Biondi. Subsalt velocity estimation by target-oriented wave-equation migration velocity analysis:A 3D field-data example. Geophysics, v. 78, U19–U29.
  • 2012   | Almomin, A. and B. Biondi. Tomographic Full Waveform Inversion: Practical and Computationally Feasible Approach. In: proceedings of the 82d Annual International Meeting, Society of Exploration Geophysicists, pp. 1-5.
  • 2012   | Ayeni, G. and B. Biondi. Time-lapse seismic imaging by linearized joint inversion – A Valhall Field case study. In: proceedings of the 82d Annual International Meeting, Society of Exploration Geophysicists, pp. 1-5.
  • 2012   | Biondi, B. and A. Almomin. Tomographic full waveform inversion (TFWI) by combining full waveform inversion with wave-equation migration velocity analysis. In: proceedings of the 82d Annual International Meeting, Society of Exploration Geophysicists, pp. 1-5.
  • 2012   | Wong, M., B. Biondi and S. Ronen. Imaging with multiples using linearized full-wave inversion. In: proceedings of the 82d Annual International Meeting, Society of Exploration Geophysicists, pp. 1-5.
  • 2012   | Wong, M., S. Ronen and B. Biondi. Joint imaging with Streamer and OBN data. In: proceedings of the 82d Annual International Meeting, Society of Exploration Geophysicists, pp. 1-5.
  • 2012   | Zhang, Y., B. Biondi and Y. Tang. Residual moveout-based wave-equation migration velocity analysis. In: proceedings of the 82d Annual International Meeting, Society of Exploration Geophysicists, pp. 1-5.
  • 2012   | de Ridder, S., and B. Biondi. Continuous Passive Seismic Monitoring of CCS Projects by Correlating Seismic Noise - A Feasibility Study. In proceedings of the 74th Annual International Conference, European Association of Geoscientists & Engineers.
  • 2012   | Zhang, Y., and B. Biondi.  Residual moveout-based wave-equation migration velocity analysis. In proceedings of the 74th Annual International Conference, European Association of Geoscientists & Engineers.
  • 2011 * | Guerra, C., and B. Biondi. Fast 3D migration-velocity analysis by wavefield extrapolation using the prestack exploding-reflector model. Geophysics, v. 76, WB151-WB167.
  • 2011 * | Tang, C., and B. Biondi. Target-oriented wavefield tomography using synthesized Born data. Geophysics, v. 76, WB191-WB207.
  • 2011 | Ayeni, G., and B. Biondi. Wave‐equation inversion of time‐lapse seismic data sets. In: proceedings of the 81st Annual International Meeting, Society of Exploration Geophysicists, v. 29, pp. 4149-4154.
  • 2011 | Li, Y., and B. Biondi. Migration velocity analysis for anisotropic models. In: proceedings of the 81st Annual International Meeting, Society of Exploration Geophysicists, v. 29, pp. 201-206.
  • 2011 | Tang, Y., and B. Biondi. Subsalt velocity analysis by target‐oriented wavefield tomography: A 3‐D field‐data example. In: proceedings of the 81st Annual International Meeting, Society of Exploration Geophysicists, v. 29, pp. 3958-3963.
  • 2011 | Wong, M., S. Ronen and B. Biondi. Least‐squares reverse time migration/inversion for ocean bottom data: A case study. In: proceedings of the 81st Annual International Meeting, Society of Exploration Geophysicists, v. 29, pp. 2369-2373.
  • 2010 * | Biondi, B. 3-D Seismic Imaging. Society of Exploration Geophysicists, Series: Investigations in Geophysics, Ed., G. Gardner - Second Edition.
  • 2010 * | Ayeni, A., and B. Biondi. Target-oriented joint least-squares migration/inversion of time-lapse seismic data sets. Geophysics v. 75, pp. 61-73
  • 2010 * | Biondi, B. Velocity estimation by image focusing analysis. Geophysics v. 75, pp. 49-60
  • 2010 | Guerra, G., and B. Biondi. Fast 3D velocity updates using the pre-stack exploding reflector model. In: proceedings of the 80th Annual International Meeting, Society of Exploration Geophysicists, v. 29, pp. 4375-4379.
  • 2010 | Tang, Y., and B. Biondi. Target oriented tomography using Born data. In: proceedings of the 80th Annual International Meeting, Society of Exploration Geophysicists, v. 29, pp. 4280-4285.
  • 2010 | Biondi B. Velocity Estimation by Image Focusing Analysis. In: proceedings of the 80th Annual International Meeting, Society of Exploration Geophysicists, v. 29, pp. 4066-4070.
  • 2010 | de Ridder, S., and B. Biondi. Low frequency passive seismic interferometry for land data. In: proceedings of the 80th Annual International Meeting, Society of Exploration Geophysicists, v. 29, pp. 4041-4046.
  • 2010 | Wong, M., B. Biondi and S. Ronen. Joint least-squares inversion of up- and down-going signal for ocean bottom data sets. In: proceedings of the 80th Annual International Meeting, Society of Exploration Geophysicists, v. 29, pp. 2752-2756.
  • 2010 | Halpert, A., R. Clapp and B. Biondi. Speeding up sesimic image segmentation. In: proceedings of the 80th Annual International Meeting, Society of Exploration Geophysicists, v. 29, pp. 1276-1280.
  • 2010 | Biondi B. Velocity Estimation by Image Focusing Analysis. In: proceedings of the 72nd Annual International Conference, European Association of Geoscientists & Engineers.

 

  • 2010 | Ayeni, G., Tang Y., and Biondo, B., 2010, Efficient Seismic Monitoring of Hydrocarbon Reservoirs Using Multiple Shooting Vessels, in proceedings of the 2010 Offshore Technology Conference.

 

  • 2009 * | Valenciano, A., B. Biondi, and R. Clapp. Imaging by target-oriented wave-equation inversion, Geophysics, v. 74, pp. WCA109

 

  • 2009 * | Shan, G., R. Clapp, and B. Biondi. 3D plane-wave migration in tilted coordinates: A field data example. Geophysics, v. 74, pp. WCA199

 

  • 2009 | Ayeni, G., and B. Biondi. Joint target-oriented wave-equation inversion of multiple time-lapse seismic data sets. In: proceedings of the 79th Annual International Meeting, Society of Exploration Geophysicists, v. 28, pp. 3825-3829.

 

  • 2009 | Ayeni, G., Y. Tang and B. Biondi. Joint preconditioned least-squares inversion of simultaneous source time-lapse seismic data sets. In: proceedings of the 79th Annual International Meeting, Society of Exploration Geophysicists, v. 28, pp. 3914-3918.

 

  • 2009 | Guerra, C., Y. Tang and B. Biondi. Wave-equation tomography using image-space phase encoded data. In: proceedings of the 79th Annual International Meeting, Society of Exploration Geophysicists, v. 28, pp. 3964-3968.

 

  • 2009 | Halpert, A., R.G. Clapp and B. Biondi. Seismic image segmentation with multiple attributes. In: proceedings of the 79th Annual International Meeting, Society of Exploration Geophysicists, v. 28, pp. 3700-3704.

 

  • 2009 | Tang, Y., and B. Biondi. Least-squares migration/inversion of blended data. In: proceedings of the 79th Annual International Meeting, Society of Exploration Geophysicists, v. 28, pp. 2859-2863.

 

  • 2009 | Jones, I.F., R.I. Bloor, B.L. Biondi, and J.T. Etgen, editors. Prestack Depth Migration and Velocity Model Building. Reprint Series, No. 25. Society of Exploration Geophysicists.

 

  • 2008 * | Rosales, D.A., S. Fomel, B. Biondi, and P. Sava. Angle-domain common-image gathers for converted-waves. Geophysics, v. 73, pp. S17-S26. 2008 * | Shan, G., and B. Biondi. Plane-wave migration in tilted coordinates, Geophysics, v. 73, pp. S185-S194.

 

  • 2008 | Valenciano, A., B. Biondi and R.G. Clapp. Imaging by target-oriented wave-equation inversion: 3-D field data results: In proceedings of the 78th Annual International Meeting, Society of Exploration Geophysicists, v. 27, pp. 2181-2185.

 

  • 2008 | Shan, G. and B. Biondi. Angle-domain common-image gathers for steep reflectors: In proceedings of the 78th Annual International Meeting, Society of Exploration Geophysicists, v. 27, pp. 3068-3072.

 

  • 2008 | Halpert, A., R.G. Clapp, J. Lomask, and B. Biondi. Image segmentation for velocity model construction and updating: In proceedings of the 78th Annual International Meeting, Society of Exploration Geophysicists, v. 27, pp. 3088-3092.

 

  • 2008 | Bevc, D., M.M. Fliedner, and B. Biondi. Wavepath tomography for model building and hazard detection: In proceedings of the 78th Annual International Meeting, Society of Exploration Geophysicists, v. 27, pp. 3098-4002.

 

  • 2008 | Guitton, A., M.M. Fliedner, B. Biondi, and F. Ortigosa. Fast velocity model building by plane-wave migration in tilted coordinates, automated volume-based picking, and tomography: In proceedings of the 78th Annual International Meeting, Society of Exploration Geophysicists, v. 27, pp. 3270-3274.

 

  • 2008 | Prestack Depth Migration and Velocity Model Building: Edited by I.F. Jones, R.I. Bloor, B.L. Biondi and J.T. Etgen: Society of Exploration Geophysicists, Geophysics reprint series, No. 25.

 

  • 2007 * | Biondi, B. Angle-domain common image gathers from anisotropic migration. Geophysics, v. 72, pp. S81-S91. 2007 * | Biondi, B. Residual moveout in anisotropic angle-domain common-image gathers. Geophysics, v. 72, pp. S93-S103.

 

  • 2007 * | Haines, S., A. Guitton, and B. Biondi. Seismoelectric data processing for surface surveys of shallow targets. Geophysics, v. 72, pp. G1-G8.

 

  • 2007 * | Haines, S., S. Pride, S. Klemperer, and B. Biondi. Seismoelectric imaging of shallow targets. Geophysics, v. 72, pp. G9-G20.

 

  • 2007 | Biondi, B. Concepts and Applications in 3-D Seismic Imaging. Society of Exploration Geophysicists.

 

  • 2007 * | Guitton, A., B. Kaelin, and B. Biondi. Least-squares attenuation of reverse-time-migration artifacts. Geophysics, v. 72, pp. G19-G23.

 

  • 2007 * | Lomask, J., R.G. Clapp, and B. Biondi. Application of image segmentation to tracking 3D salt boundaries. Geophysics, v. 72, pp. P47-P56.

 

  • 2007 * | Alvarez, G., B. Biondi and A. Guitton. Attenuation of specular and diffracted 2D multiples in image space. Geophysics, v. 72. pp. v97-v109.

 

  • 2007 | Fliedner, M.M., M. Brown, D. Bevc, and B. Biondi. Wavepath tomography for subsalt velocity‐model building. In: proceedings of the 77th Annual International Meeting, Society of Exploration Geophysicists, v. 26, pp. 1938-1942.

 

  • 2007 | Shan, G., R.G. Clapp, and B. Biondi. 3D plane‐wave migration in tilted coordinates. In: proceedings of the 77th Annual International Meeting, Society of Exploration Geophysicists, v. 26, pp. 2190-2194.

 

  • 2006 * | Biondi, B. 3-D Seismic Imaging. Society of Exploration Geophysicists, Series: Investigations in Geophysics, Ed., G. Gardner.

 

  • 2006 * | Rosales, D., and B. Biondi. Converted-wave azimuth moveout. Geophysics, v. 71, pp. S99-S110. 2006 * | Valenciano, A., B. Biondi, and A. Guitton. Target-oriented wave-equation inversion. Geophysics, v. 71, pp. A35.

 

  • 2006 | Gray, S., D. Trad, B. Biondi, and L. Lines. Towards wave-equation imaging and velocity estimation. Recoder, v. 31, pp. 47-53.

 

  • 2006 | Bednar, J.B., W.L. Abriel, B. Biondi, S. Levin, and A. Cheng. SEG Advanced Modeling (SEAM) today and tomorrow. In: proceedings of the 76th Annual International Meeting, Society of Exploration Geophysicists, v. 25, pp. 3531-3534.

 

  • 2006 | Biondi, B. Prestack exploding-reflectors modeling for migration velocity analysis. In: proceedings of the 76th Annual International Meeting, Society of Exploration Geophysicists, v. 25, pp. 3056-3060.

 

  • 2006 | Fliedner, M.M., S. Crawley, D. Bevc, and B. Biondi. Accurate imaging of complex salt features with narrow azimuth migration. In: proceedings of the 76th Annual International Meeting, Society of Exploration Geophysicists, v. 25, pp. 2609-2613.

 

  • 2006 | Shan, G., and B. Biondi. Imaging steep salt flank with plane-wave migration in tilted coordinates. In: proceedings of the 76th Annual International Meeting, Society of Exploration Geophysicists, v. 25, pp. 2372-2376.

 

  • 2006 | Guitton, A., B. Kaelin, and B. Biondi. Least-square attenuation of reverse time migration artifacts. In: proceedings of the 76th Annual International Meeting, Society of Exploration Geophysicists, v. 25, pp. 2348-2352.

 

  • 2006 | Jousselin, P., and B. Biondi. Residual moveout in anisotropic angle-domain common-image gathers with dipping reflectors. In: proceedings of the 76th Annual International Meeting, Society of Exploration Geophysicists, v. 25, pp. 224-228.

 

  • 2005 * | Biondi, B., and D. Bevc. Seismic imaging of complex structures by reflection seismic data. AGU Monograph, Data Analysis and Imaging with Global and Local Arrays, Eds., A. Levander and G. Nolet.

 

  • 2005 * | Sava, P., B. Biondi, and J.T. Etgen. Diffraction-focusing migration velocity analysis with application to seismic and | GPR data. Geophysics, v. 70, pp. U19-27.

 

  • 2005 * | Bevc, D., and B. Biondi. Which depth imaging method should you use? A road map through the maze of possibilities. The Leading Edge, v. 24, pp. 602-606.

 

  • 2005 | Biondi, B. Angle-domain common image gathers for anisotropic migration. In: proceedings of the 75th Annual International Meeting, Society of Exploration Geophysicists, v. 24, SPMI 4.5.

 

  • 2005 | Shan, G., and B. Biondi. 3D wavefield extrapolation in laterally-varying tilted TI media. In: proceedings of the 75th Annual International Meeting, Society of Exploration Geophysicists, v. 24, ANI 1.3.

 

  • 2005 | Rosales, D., and B. Biondi. Converted-waves angle-domain common-image gathers In: proceedings of the 75th Annual International Meeting, Society of Exploration Geophysicists, v. 24, MC 3.7.

 

  • 2005 | Valenciano, A., and B. Biondi. Target-oriented wave-equation inversion. In: proceedings of the 75th Annual International Meeting, Society of Exploration Geophysicists, v. 24, SI 2.1.

 

  • 2005 | Clapp, M., and B. Biondi. Regularized least-squares inversion for 3-D subsalt imaging. In: proceedings of the 75th Annual International Meeting, Society of Exploration Geophysicists, v. 24, SPMI 1.2.

 

  • 2005 | Sen, S., and B. Biondi. Common azimuth migration for elliptical and VTI media. In: proceedings of the 75th Annual International Meeting, Society of Exploration Geophysicists, v. 24, SPMI 4.8.

 

  • 2004 * | Alkhalifah, T., and B. Biondi. Numerical analysis of the azimuth moveout operator for vertically inhomogeneous media. Geophysics, v. 69, pp. 554-561.

 

  • 2004 * | Clapp, R.G., B. Biondi, and J.F. Claerbout. Geologically constrained migration velocity analysis. Geophysics, v. 69, pp. 533-546.

 

  • 2004 * | Biondi, B., and W.W. Symes. Angle-domain common-image gathers for migration velocity analysis by wavefield-continuation imaging. Geophysics, v. 69, pp. 1283-1298.

 

  • 2004 * | Biondi, B., and T. Tisserant. 3-D angle-domain common-image gathers for migration velocity analysis. Geophysical Prospecting, v. 52, pp. 575-591.

 

  • 2004 * | Sava, P., and B. Biondi. Wave-equation migration velocity analysis - I: Theory, Geophysical Prospecting, v. 52, pp. 593-606.

 

  • 2004 * | Sava, P., and B. Biondi. Wave-equation migration velocity analysis - II: Subsalt imaging examples, Geophysical Prospecting, v. 52, pp. 607-623.

 

  • 2004 | Rosales, D., and B. Biondi. Acquisition geometry regularization for multicomponent data, In: proceedings of the 74th Annual International Meeting, Society of Exploration Geophysicists, v. 23, pp. 2052-2055.

 

  • 2004 | Vlad, I., and B. Biondi. Velocity estimation for seismic data exhibiting focusing-effect AVO, In: proceedings of the 74th Annual International Meeting, Society of Exploration Geophysicists, v. 23, pp. 2427-2430.

 

  • 2004 | Sava, P., B. Biondi, and J.T. Etgen. Diffraction-focusing migration velocity analysis, In: proceedings of the 74th Annual International Meeting, Society of Exploration Geophysicists, v. 23, pp. 2395-2398.

 

  • 2004 | Draganov, D., K. Wapenaar, B. Artman, and B. Biondi. Migration methods for passive seismic data, In: proceedings of the 74th Annual International Meeting, Society of Exploration Geophysicists, v. 23, pp. 1123-1127.

 

  • 2004 | Tisserant, T., and B. Biondi. Residual move-out analysis with 3-D angle-domain common-image gathers, In: proceedings of the 74th Annual International Meeting, Society of Exploration Geophysicists, v. 23, pp. 2391-2394.

 

  • 2004 | Shan, G., and B. Biondi. Imaging overturned waves by plane-wave migration in tilted coordinates, In: proceedings of the 74th Annual International Meeting, Society of Exploration Geophysicists, v. 23, pp. 969-972.

 

  • 2004 | Alvarez, G., B. Biondi, and A. Guitton. Attenuation of diffracted multiples in angle domain common image gathers, In: proceedings of the 74th Annual International Meeting, Society of Exploration Geophysicists, v. 23, pp. 1301-1304.

 

  • 2004 | Lomask, J., B. Biondi, and J. Shragge. Image segmentation for tracking salt boundaries, In: proceedings of the 74th Annual International Meeting, Society of Exploration Geophysicists, v. 23, pp. 2443-2446.

 

  • 2003 * | Biondi, B. Equivalence of source-receiver migration and shot-profile migration. Geophysics, v. 68, pp. 1340-1347.

 

  • 2003 | Haines, S., A. Guitton, B. Biondi, and S. Pride. Development of experimental methods in electroseismics, In: proceedings of the 73rd Annual International Meeting, Society of Exploration Geophysicists, v. 22, pp. 557-559.

 

  • 2003 | Bevc, B., M. Fliedner, S. Crawley, and B. Biondi. Wave equation imaging comparisons: Survey sinking versus shot profile methods, In: proceedings of the 73rd Annual International Meeting, Society of Exploration Geophysicists, v. 22, pp. 885-888.

 

  • 2003 | Biondi, B. Narrow-azimuth migration of marine streamer data, In: proceedings of the 73rd Annual International Meeting, Society of Exploration Geophysicists, v. 22, pp. 897-900.

 

  • 2003 | Valenciano, A., and B. Biondi. 2-D deconvolution imaging condition for shot profile migration, In: proceedings of the 73rd Annual International Meeting, Society of Exploration Geophysicists, v. 22, pp. 1059-1062.

 

  • 2003 | Artman, B., B. Biondi, and J. Shragge. Operator aliasing in wavefield continuation migration, In: proceedings of the 73rd Annual International Meeting, Society of Exploration Geophysicists, v. 22, pp. 1091-1093.

 

  • 2003 | Sava, P., and B. Biondi. Wave-equation migration velocity analysis by inversion of differential image perturbations, In: proceedings of the 73rd Annual International Meeting, Society of Exploration Geophysicists, v. 22, pp. 2124-2127.

 

  • 2003 | Biondi, B., T. Tisserant, and W. Symes. Wavefield-continuation angle-domain common-image gathers for migration velocity analysis, In: proceedings of the 73rd Annual International Meeting, Society of Exploration Geophysicists, v. 22, pp. 2104-2107.

 

  • 2003 | Sava, P., and B. Biondi. Migration velocity analysis by recursive wavefield extrapolation, In: proceedings of the 2003 EAGE-SEG (Summer) Research Workshop, T21.

 

  • 2003 | Biondi, B., R.G. Clapp, and W. Symes. Velocity updating from wavefield-continuation migration, In: proceedings of the 2003 EAGE-SEG (Summer) Research Workshop, T20. 2002 * | Chemingui, N., and B. Biondi. Seismic data reconstruction by inversion to common offset. Geophysics, v. 67, pp. 1575-1585.

 

  • 2002 * | Biondi, B. Stable wide-angle Fourier finite-difference downward extrapolation of 3-D wavefields. Geophysics, v. 67, pp. 872-882.

 

  • 2002 * | de Hoop, M., J.H. Le Rousseau, and B. Biondi. Symplectic structure of wave-equation imaging: A path-integral approach based on the double-square-root equation. Geophysical Journal International, v. 156, pp. 52-74.

 

  • 2002 | Vlad, I., and B. Biondi. Amplitude preserving prestack imaging of irregularly sampled 3-D data. In: proceedings of the 72nd Annual International Meeting, Society of Exploration Geophysicists, pp. 2170-2173.

 

  • 2002 | Biondi, B., and G. Shan. Prestack imaging of overturned reflections by reverse time migration. In: proceedings of the 72nd Annual International Meeting, Society of Exploration Geophysicists, pp. 1284-1287.

 

  • 2002 | Prucha, M.L., and B. Biondi. Subsalt event regularization with steering filters. In: proceedings of the 72nd Annual International Meeting, Society of Exploration Geophysicists, pp. 1176-1179.

 

  • 2002 | Rosales, D., B. Biondi, and P. Sava. Stolt residual migration for converted waves. In: proceedings of the 72nd Annual International Meeting, Society of Exploration Geophysicists, pp. 986-989.

 

  • 2002 | Fliedner, M., S. Crawley, D. Bevc, A.M. Popovici and B. Biondi. Imaging of a rugose salt body in the deep Gulf of Mexico: Kirchhoff versus common azimuth wave-equation migration. In: proceedings of the 72nd Annual International Meeting, Society of Exploration Geophysicists, pp. 1304-1307.

 

  • 2002 | Bevc, D., and B. Biondi. Which depth imaging method should we use? A roadmap in the maze of 3-D depth imaging. In: proceedings of the 72nd Annual International Meeting, Society of Exploration Geophysicists, pp. 1236-1239.

 

  • 2002 | Biondi B., R.G., Clapp, M.L. Prucha, and P., Sava. 3-D prestack wave-equation imaging: a rapidly evolving technology. In: proceedings of the 64th Annual International Conference, European Association of Geoscientists & Engineers.

 

  • 2002  | Fliedner, M. M., Crawley, S., Bevc, D., Popovici, A. M. and Biondi, B. Velocity model building by wavefield-continuation imaging in the deepwater Gulf of Mexico. The Leading Edge, v. 21, pp. 1232-1236.

 

  • 2001 * | Biondi, B., S. Fomel, and N. Chemingui. Azimuth moveout for 3-D prestack imaging. "3-D Seismic Exploration", Geophysics reprint series, pp. 439-448.

 

  • 2001 | Sava, P., B. Biondi, and S. Fomel. Amplitude-preserved common image gathers by wave-equation migration. In: proceedings of the 71st Annual International Meeting, Society of Exploration Geophysicists, pp. 296-299.

 

  • 2001 | Liu, W., A. Popovici, D. Bevc, and B. Biondi. 3-D migration velocity analysis for common image gathers in the reflection angle domain. In: proceedings of the 71st Annual International Meeting, Society of Exploration Geophysicists, pp. 885-888.

 

  • 2001 | Liu, W., D. Bevc, A. Popovici, and B. Biondi. 3-D residual velocity analysis and update toolkit for offset-domain prestack depth migration. In: proceedings of the 71st Annual International Meeting, Society of Exploration Geophysicists, pp. 925-928.

 

  • 2001 | Biondi, B., Stable wide-angle Fourier-finite difference downward extrapolation of 3-D wavefields. In: proceedings of the 71st Annual International Meeting, Society of Exploration Geophysicists, pp. 1009-1012.

 

  • 2001 | de Hoop, M., J.H. Le Rousseau, and B. Biondi,Symplectic structure of wave-equation imaging andinversion. In: proceedings of the 2nd Wave InversionTechnology Workshop on Seismic True Amplitudes,Karlsruhe, Germany.

 

  • 2001 * | Alkhalifah, T., S. Fomel, and B. Biondi. The space-time domain: Theory and modelling for anisotropic media. Geophysical Journal International, v. 144, pp. 105-113.

 

  • 2000 | Vaillant, L., H. Calandra, P. Sava, and B. Biondi. 3-D wave-equation imaging of a North Sea dataset: common-azimuth migration + residual migration. In: proceedings of the 70th Annual International Meeting, Society of Exploration Geophysicists, pp. 874-877.

 

  • 2000 | Vaillant, L., P. Sava, B. Biondi, and H. Calandra. 3-D wave-equation migration of a common-azimuth North Sea dataset. In: proceedings of the 62nd Annual International Conference, European Association of Geoscientists & Engineers, pp. 231-235.

 

  • 2000 | Bevc, D., O. Feodorov, A.M. Popovici, and B. Biondi. Internet-based seismic processing: the future of geophysical computing. In: proceedings of the 70th Annual International Meeting, Society of Exploration Geophysicists, pp. 2119-2121.

 

  • 2000 | Clapp, R.G. and B. Biondi. Tau domain migration velocity analysis using angle domain CRP gathers and geologic constraint. In: proceedings of the 70th Annual International Meeting, Society of Exploration Geophysicists, pp. 926-929.

 

  • 2000 | Biondi, B. 3-D wave-equation prestack imaging under salt. In: proceedings of the 70th Annual International Meeting, Society of Exploration Geophysicists, pp. 906-909.

 

  • 2000 * | Biondi, B. Kirchhoff imaging beyond aliasing. Geophysics, v. 66, pp. 654-666.

 

  • 1999 | Prucha, M., B. Biondi, and W. Symes. Angle-domain common image gathers by wave-equation migration. In: proceedings of the 69th Annual International Meeting, Society of Exploration Geophysicists, pp. 824-827.

 

  • 1999 | Chemingui, N., and B. Biondi. Data regularization by inversion to common offset (ICO). In: proceedings of the 69th Annual International Meeting, Society of Exploration Geophysicists, pp. 1398-1401.
  • 1999 | Biondo, B. and P. Sava. Wave-equation migration velocity analysis. In: proceedings of the 69th Annual International Meeting, Society of Exploration Geophysicists, pp. 1723-1726.
Advisees Receiving Degrees: 
  • 2011 | Gboyeag Ayeni: Time-lapse sesimic imaging by linearized joint inversion, Ph.D.  (ExxonMobil, Houston)
  • 2011 | Yaxun Tang: Imaging and velocity analysis by target-oriented wavefield inversion, Ph.D. (ExxonMobil, Houston)
  • 2010 | Claudio Guerra:  Migration-velocity analysis using image-space generalized wavefileds, Ph.D. (Petrobras, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil)
  • 2009 | Jeff Shragge: Wave-equation migration in generalized coordinates, Ph.D. (University of Western Australia, Perth)
  • 2009 | Abdullah Al-Theyab: Reverse-time migration with ODCIG computation on GPU, M.S. (Saudi Aramco)
  • 2008 | Guojian Shan: Imaging of steep reflectors in anisotropic media by wavefield extrapolation, Ph.D. (Chevron, San Ramon)
  • 2008 | Alejandro Valenciano: Imaging by wave-equation inversion, Ph.D. (PGS, Austin)
  • 2007 | Gabriel Alvarez: Attenuation of multiples in image space, Ph.D. (Infopetrol, Colombia)
  • 2007 | Roland Gunther, M.S. (Open Geophysical Inc., Houston)
  • 2006 | Daniel Alejandro Rosales Roche: Imaging of converted-wave ocean-bottom seismic data, Ph.D. (Earthworks, Connecticut)
  • 2006 | Brad Artman: Passive seismic imaging, Ph.D. (Spectraseis, Zurich, Switzerland)
  • 2006 | Pierre Jousselin, M.S. (Total, France)
  • 2006 | Madhav Vyas, M.S. (Schlumberger, Houston)
  • 2005 | Marie L. Clapp: Imaging under salt by regularized inversion, Ph.D. (Chevron, San Ramon)
  • 2004 | Morgan Brown: Least-squares joint imaging of multiples and primaries, Ph.D. (Wave Imaging Technology Inc., Houston)
  • 2004 | Paul Sava: Migration and velocity analysis by wavefield extrapolation, Ph.D. (Colorado School of Mines)
  • 2004 | Thomas Tisserant, M.S. (ConocoPhillips, Houston)
  • 2002 | Andrey Karpushin, M.S. (WesternGeco, Houston)
  • 2002 | Ioan Vlad, M.S. (StatoilHydro, Norway)
  • 2001 | Carmen Mora, M.S. (Consultant, Spain)
  • 2001 | Douglas Gratwick, M.S. (ExxonMobil, Houston)
  • 2001 | Daniel Rosales, M.S. (Ph.D., Stanford)
  • 2000 | Louis Vaillant, M.S. (UNILOG-SCL, France)
  • 1999 | Nizar Chemingui: Imaging irregularly sampled 3D prestack data, Ph.D. (PGS, Houston)
Advisee Publications: 
  • 2012 * | Li, Y., Y. Zhang and J. Claerbout. Hyperbolic estimation of sparse model from erratic data. Geophysics, v.77, pp. 1-9. 
  • 2012 * | Tang, Y.. Imaging and velocity analysis by target-oriented wavefield inversion. Geophysics, v.77, pp. Z125-Z126.
  • 2011  | De Ridder, S. and J. Dellinger. Ambient seismic noise eikonal tomography for near-surface imaging at Valhall. The Leading Edge, 30, no 5, pp. 936-942.
  • 2009 * | Tang, Y. Target-oriented wave-equation least-squares migration/inversion with phase-encoded Hessian. Geophysics, v.74, pp. 95-107.
  • 2008 * | Shragge, J.C.. Riemannian wavefield extrapolation: Nonorthogonal coordinate systems. Geophysics, v. 73, pp. T11-T22
  • 2007 * | Artman, B., G. Alvarez, and K. Matson. Image-space surface-related multiple prediction. Geophysics, v. 72, pp. S113-S122.

 

  • 2007 * | Shragge, J. Waveform inversion by one-way wavefield extrapolation, Geophysics, v. 72, pp. A47-A50.

 

  • 2006 * | Shragge, J., B. Artman, and C.K. Wilson. Teleseismic shot profile migration. Geophysics, v. 71, pp. SI221-SI229.

 

  • 2006 * | Shragge, J., and C.A. Snow. Bayesian geochemical discrimination of mafic volcanic rocks. American Journal of Science, v. 306, pp. 191-209.

 

  • 2006 * | Artman, B. Imaging passive seismic data. Geophysics, v. 71, pp. SI177-SI187.

 

  • 2005 * | Sava, P., and A. Guitton. Multiple attenuation in the image space: Geophysics, v. 70, V10ñ20.

 

  • 2004 * | Alvarez, G., and K. Larner. Relative performance of moveout-based multiple-suppression methods for amplitude variation with offset (AVO). Geophysics, v. 69, pp. 275-285.

 

  • 2003 * | Sava, P., and S. Fomel. Angle-domain common image gathers by wavefield continuation methods. Geophysics, v. 68, pp. 1065-1074. 2003 * | Sava, P. Prestack residual migration in the frequency domain. Geophysics, v. 68, pp. 634-640.

 

  • 2003 * | Fomel, S., P. Sava, J. Rickett, and J. Claerbout. The Wilson-Burg method of spectral factorization with application to helical filtering. Geophysical Prospecting, v. 51, pp. 409-420.

 

  • 2002 * | Rickett, J., and P. Sava. Offset and angle-domain common image-point gathers for shot profile migration. Geophysics, v. 67, pp. 883-889.
  • 2001 * | Sava, P., and S. Fomel. 3-D traveltime computation by Huygens wavefront tracing. Geophysics, v. 66, pp. 883-889.
Research Activities: 

My students and I devise new algorithms to improve the imaging of reflection seismic data. Images obtained from seismic data are the main source of information on the structural and stratigraphic complexities in Earth's subsurface. These images are constructed by processing seismic wavefields recorded at the surface of Earth and generated by either active-source experiments (reflection data), or by far-away earthquakes (teleseismic data). The high-resolution and fidelity of 3-D reflection-seismic images enables oil companies to drill with high accuracy for hydrocarbon reservoirs that are buried under two kilometers of water and up to 15 kilometers of sediments and hard rock. To achieve this technological feat, the recorded data must be processed employing advanced mathematical algorithms that harness the power of huge computational resources. To demonstrate the advantages of our new methods, we process 3D field data on our parallel cluster running several hundreds of processors.

Teaching Activities: 

I teach a course on seismic imaging for graduate students in geophysics and in the other departments of the School of Earth Sciences. I run a research graduate seminar every quarter of the year. This year I will be teaching a one-day short course in 30 cities around the world as the SEG/EAGE Distinguished Instructor Short Course, the most important educational outreach program of these two societies.

Professional Activities: 

2007 SEG/EAGE Distinguished Instructor Short Course (2007); co-director, Stanford Exploration Project (1998-present); founding member, Editorial Board of SIAM Journal on Imaging Sciences (2007-present); member, SEG Research Committee (1996-present); chairman, SEG/EAGE Summer Research Workshop (2006)

First Name: 
Biondo
Last Name: 
Biondi
Short Description: 

Seismic imaging and computational seismology

Office Location: 
Mitchell Bldg  371
Mail Code: 
2215
Phone: 
(650) 723-1319
Fax: 
(650) 723-0683
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Stanford E-mail: 
biondo@stanford.edu