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PAN Wenyong
  Associate Professor
Highest Education  
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  Exploration Geophysics
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  No.19 Beitucheng West Road, Chaoyang District, Beijing, 100029, China

Education and Appointments:
  • 2020.01 -- now     Institute of Geology and Geophysics,Associate Professor
  • 2019.06 -- 2020.01  Institute of Geology and Geophysics,Tsinghua University,Visiting Scientist
  • 2017.11 -- 2019.05  Los Alamos National Lab, Department of Energy, USA,Postdoc
  • 2016.06 -- 2016.08  Department of Geoscience, Princeton University,USA, Visiting Scholar
  • 2015.09 -- 2016.05  Department of Geoscience, University of Calgary,Canada, Instructor (Part time)
  • 2012.09 -- 2014.05  Department of Geoscience, University of Calgary,Canada, Research/Teaching Assistant
  • 2014.05 -- 2014.08  Earth Resources Laboratory, M.I.T,USA, Visiting Scholar
  • 2012.09 -- 2017.11  University of Calgary,Canada, PhD
  • 2005-09 -- 2012.09  China University of Geosciences (Beijing),Bachelor and Master Degrees

Research Interests:
  1. Theory and methods for elastic seismic imaging
  2. Viscoelastic seismic wave propagation and full-waveform inversion
  3. Anisotropic-elastic full-waveform inversion
Public Services:

  1. 2015, "Eye High" Award for International Doctoral Student, University of Calgary
  2. 2011, Merit Student in Beijing
  3. 2010, Top 10 Graduate Students, China University of Geosciences (Beijing)
  4. 2009, Merit Undergraduate Student Thesis, China University of Geosciences (Beijing)

Supported Projects:
  1. Iterative modeling, Migration and Inversion (IMMI), NSERC, 2014-2017
  2. Three Dimensional Seismic Data Procession for Gas Hydrate Exploration, "863" Project, 2007-2011

Selected Publication:
  1. Pan, W., K. A. Innanen, and Y. Wang, 2020, Parameterization analysis and field validation of VTI-elastic full-waveform inversion in a walk-away vertical seismic profile configuration: Geophysics, 85, no. 3, B87–B107.
  2. Pan, W. and Y. Wang, 2020, On the influence of different misfit functions for attenuation estimation in viscoelastic full-waveform inversion: synthetic study: Geophysical Journal International, 221, 1292–1319.
  3. Pan, W. and K. A. Innanen, 2018, Amplitude-based misfit functions in viscoelastic full-waveform inversion applied to walk-away vertical seismic profile data: Geophysics, 84, no. 5, B335–B351.
  4. Pan, W., K. A. Innanen, Y. Geng, and J. Li, 2019, Interparameter trade-off quantification for isotropic-elastic full-waveform inversion with various model parameterizations: Geophysics, 84, no. 2, R185–R206.
  5. Geng. Y, W. Pan and K. A. Innanen, 2018 Frequency-domain full-waveform inversion with non-linear descent directions: Geophysical Journal International, 213, 739-756
  6. Pan, W., Y. Geng, and K. A. Innanen, 2018, Interparameter trade-off quantification and reduction in isotropic-elastic full-waveform inversion: synthetic experiments and Hussar land data set application: Geophysical Journal International, 213, 1305–1333. (Key Papers in GJI 2018)
  7. Pan, W., K. A. Innanen, and Y. Geng, 2018, Elastic full-waveform inversion and parameterization analysis applied to walk-away vertical seismic profile data for unconventional (heavy oil) reservoir characterization: Geophysical Journal International, 213, 1934–1968. (Key Papers in GJI 2018)
  8. Pan, W., K. A. Innanen, and W. Liao, 2017, Accelerating Hessian-free Gauss-Newton full-waveform inversion via l-BFGS preconditioned conjugate-gradient algorithm: Geophysics, 82, R49-R64.
  9. Pan, W., K. A. Innanen, G. F. Margrave, M. C. Fehler, X. Fang, and J. Li, 2016, Estimation of elastic constants for HTI media using Gauss-Newton and full-Newton multiparameter full-waveform inversion: Geophysics, 81, no. 5, R275–R291.
  10. Pan, W., K. A. Innanen, G. F. Margrave, and D. Cao, 2015, Efficient pseudo-Gauss-Newton full waveform inversion in the τ-p domain: Geophysics, 80, no. 5, R225–R14.
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