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  No.19 Beitucheng Xilu, Chaoyang District, Beijing 100029, China

Education and Appointments:
2001.09~2006.01, Dept. of Engineering Mechanics, Tsinghua University, Ph.D degree and M.S. degree. 
1997.09~2001.06, Dept. of Engineering Mechanics, Dalian University of Technology, B.S. degree.
Professional Experience
2014.12~now, Institute of Geology and Geophysics, Chinese Academy of Sciences, Professor. During this period, I visisted KAUST and UT Austin
2009.12~2014.12, Institute of Geology and Geophysics, Chinese Academy of Sciences, Associate Professor. During this period, I visisted Saudi Aramco three times ( 2010, 2012, 2014)
2006.03~2009.12, I worked in University of Utah, Saudi Aramco and BP America Inc. for research in exploration Geophysics. I worked in Institute of Oil & Gas, Peking University as an research associate professor
Professional Affiliations
Geophysics, Special Editor
Physics of the Earth and Planetary Interiors, Guest Editor
Interpretation, Guest Associate Editor
European Association of Geoscientists and Engineers (EAGE) , Member of Education Committee

Research Interests:
Exploration and Reservoir Geophysics, Reservoir Geomechanics
Public Services:

2012, Fu ChengYi Young Scientist Award, Chinese Geophysical Society

Supported Projects:
  1. One project sponsored by Ministry of Science and Technology of China
  2. Three projects sponsored by National Science Foundation of China
  3. Two projects sponsored by BGP, CNPC
  4. One project sponsored by CNOOC
  5. One project sponsored by SinoPEC


First & Corresponding Author Publications:

  1. Zheng Y, Wang Y, Chang X, 2016, Eliminating artifacts in Migration ofsurface-related Multiples: An application to Marine Data, Interpretation, 4(4): SQ51-SQ57
  2. Zheng Y, Wang Y, Chang X, 2016, Wave Equation Based Microseismic Source Location and Velocity Inversion, Physics of the Earth and Planetary Interiors, in revision.
  3. Wu S, Wang Y, Chang X, 2016, Automatic Microseismic Events Detection by Band-limited Phase-Only Correlation, Physics of the Earth and Planetary Interiors, in revision.
  4. Xue Q, Wang Y, Chang X, 2016, Fast 3D elastic micro-seismic sources locating using GPU new features, Physics of the Earth and Planetary Interiors, in revision.
  5. Zhang L, Wang Y, Chang X, 2016, De-convolution based super-virtual interferometric prediction of refraction data, Journal of Seismic Exploration, in revision.
  6. Zheng Y, Wang Y, Chang X, Yao Z, 2016, Eliminating Migration Artifacts in Angle Domain Based on One-way Wave Equation Migration of Multiples, Chinese Journal of Geophysics, accepted
  7. Wang Y, Zheng Y, Xue Q, Chang X, 2016, Reverse Time Migration with Hilbert Transform based Full Wavefield Decompostion, Chinese Journal of Geophysics, 59(11): 4200-4211
  8. Wang Y, Xu J, Xie S, Zhang L, Du X, Chang X, 2015, Seismic imaging of subsurface structure using tomographic migration velocity analysis: a case study of South China Sea data, Marine Geophysical Research, 36: 127-137
  9. Wu S, Wang Y, Zheng Y, Chang X, 2015, Limited-memory BFGS based least-squares pre-stack Kirchhoff depth migration, Geophysical Journal International, 202: 738-747
  10. Xue Q, Wang Y, Zhan Y, Chang X, 2015, An efficient implementation for locating micro-seismic sources using 3D elastic wave time-reversal imaging, Computers & Geosciences, 82: 89-97
  11. Hu H, Wang Y, Chang X, 2015, Migration of free-surface-related multiples: removing artefacts using a water-layer model, Journal of Applied Geophysics, 112: 147-156
  12. Zhang L, Wang Y, Chang X, 2015, Wigner distribution based phase-only correlation, Journal of Applied Geophysics, 123: 277-282
  13. Zhang L, Wang Y, Zheng Y, Chang X, 2015, De-blending using high resolution radon transform in common midpoint domain, Journal of Geophysics and Engineering, 12(2): 167-174
  14. Zheng Y, Wang Y, Chang X, Yao Z, 2015, Imaging multiples by data to data migration, Chinese Journal of Geophysics, 58(3): 993-1001
  15. Wang Y, Zheng Y, Zhang L, Chang X, Yao Z., 2014, Reverse Time Migration of Multiples: Eliminating Migration Artifacts in Angle Domain Common Image Gathers, Geophysics, 79(6): S263-S270
  16. Wang Y, Zheng Y, Chang X, Yao Z., 2014, Frequency-Dependent Wave Equation Traveltime Inversion, Journal of Seismic Exploration, 23: 367-378
  17. Wang Y, Chang X, Hu H, 2014, Simultaneous Reverse Time Migration of Primaries and Free-Surface Related Multiples without Multiple Prediction, Geophysics, 79(1): S1-S9
  18. Zheng Y, Wang Y, Chang X, 2013, Wave-equation Traveltime Inversion: Comparison of Three Numerical Optimization Methods, Computers & Geosciences, 60: 88-97
  19. Kong L, Wang Y, Yang H, 2013, Wavefield Propagation Characteristics in Fracture-induced TTI Double-Porosity Medium, Acta Phys. Sin., 62(13): 139101
  20. Yuan Y, Wang Y, Liu Y, Chang X, 2013, A Non-dyadic Curvelet Transform based Least-squares Matching Algorithm and Its Aplicaiton, Chinese J. Geophysics, 56(4): 1340-1349
  21. Yuan Y, Wang Y, Liu Y, Chang X, 2013, Non-dyadic Curvelet Transform and Its Applicaiton in Seismic Noise Elimination, Chinese J. Geophysics, 56(3): 1023-1032
  22. Kong L, Wang Y, Yang H, 2012, Fracture Parameters Analyses in Fracture-induced HTI Double-Porosity Medium, Chinese J. Geophysics, 55(1), 189-196
  23. Wang Y, Dong S, Luo Y, 2010, Model-based Interferometric Interpolation Method, Geophysics, 75(6): WB211-WB217
  24. Wang Y, Luo Y, Schuster G, 2009, Interferometric Interpolation of Missing Seismic Data, Geophysics, 74(3): SI37-SI45

Other Publications: 

  1. Zheng Y, Zhang W, Wang Y, Xue Q, Chang X, 2016, An Application of Full-Waveform Inversion to Land Data using the Pseudo-Hessian Matrix, Interpretation, 4(4): T627-T635.
  2. Wang L, Chang X, Wang Y, 2016, Forward modeling of pseudo P waves in TTI medium using staggered grid,Chinese Journal Geophysics,59(3): 1046-1058
  3. Zhai H, Chang X, Wang Y, Yao Z, 2016, Inversion for microseismic focal mechanisms in attenuated strata and its resolution, Chinese Journal Geophysics, 59(8): 3025-3036
  4. Wang L, Chang X, Wang Y, 2016, Locating micro-seismic events based on interferometric traveltime inversion,Chinese Journal Geophysics,59(8): 3037-3045
  5. Xu J, Chang X, Wang Y, 2015, Sensitivity analysis of the residual depth about the residual velocity in the angle domain, Chinese Journal Geophysics, 58(8): 2927-2934
  6. Wang P, Chang X, Wang Y, Wang L, Zhai H, Automatic event detection and event recovery in low SNR microseismic signals based on time-frequency sparseness. Chinese J. Geophys., 57(8): 2656-2665
  8. Huang X, Wang Y, Liu Y, Chang X, Weighted Anti-alias Seismic Data Reconstruction in R-P Domain, Chinese J. Geophysics, 57(7): 2278-2290
  9. Kong L, Gurevich B, Mueller T, Wang Y, Yang H, 2013, Effect of Fracture Fill on Seismic Attenuation and Dispersion in Fractured Porous Rocks, Geophysical Journal International, 195(3):1679-1688
  10. Xie S, Liu Y, Wang Y, Chang X, Li P, Jin D, 2013, Study of diffracted multiple elimination on steep slop zone in deep water. Chinese J. Geophysics, 56(9): 3118-2123
  11. Liu Z, Chang X, Liu Y, Wang Y, Du X, 2013, Using Chebyshev Polynomial Asymmetric Calculation to Obtain Angle Domain Common Imaging Gathers by Kirchhoff Pre-stack Time Migration, Chinese J. Geophysics, 56(8):2783-2789
  12. Hu H, Liu Y, Chang X, Wang Y, Du X, Yang R, 2013, Analysis and Application of Boundary Treatment for the Computation of Reverse-Time Migration, Chinese J. Geophysics, 56(6): 2033-2042
  13. Tao J, Chang X, Liu Y, Wang Y, Du X, 2013, 3-D Bend-ray amplitude-preserving Kirchhoff pre-stack time migration and applications, Chinese J. Geophysics, 56(10): 3534-3541
  14. Yuan Y, Wang Y, Liu Y, Chang X, 2011, Curvelet Domain Adaptive Least-Squares Subtraction of Internal Multiples, Journal of Seismic Exploration, 20(3): 273-288


  1. Chang X, Wang Y, 2014, Theory and Applicatioin of Seismic Imaging for Deep Water Oil and Gas Exploration, Science Press, Beijing.
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