June 2014: Ingrain Rock Physics Science Advisor, Dr. Jack Dvorkin to Receive SEG Honorary Membership Award

jack.jpgIngrain is proud to announce their Rock Physics Science Advisor, Dr. Jack Dvorkin has been selected by the SEG (Society of Exploration Geophysicists) Board of Directors to receive the 2014 Honorary Membership Award. 

Per the SEG, the Honorary Membership "shall be conferred upon persons who, in the unanimous opinion of the Honors and Awards Committee and the Executive Committee, have made distinguished contributions, which warrants exceptional recognition, to exploration geophysics or a related field or to the advancement of the profession of exploration geophysics through service to the Society."

Dr. Jack Dvorkin was instrumental in developing Ingrain’s technology through his pioneering research on the interrelations among rock properties, conducted with Dr. Amos Nur at the Stanford University Rock Physics and Borehole Project. He continues to advise Ingrain from his position at Stanford as a senior research scientist in rock physics. Dr. Dvorkin, with Stanford since 1989, has published more than 100 journal articles, two books and holds two U.S. patents. He is a member of the Society of Exploration Geophysicists, the American Geophysical Union, the Society of Petroleum Engineers and the American Association of Petroleum Geologists, among others. Dr. Dvorkin holds an M.S. and Ph.D. in continuum mechanics from Moscow University.


Official recognition of this honor will take place at this year's SEG Annual Meeting in Denver, CO. 




Source: SEG

Nora Villarreal
Author: Nora Villarreal
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