Doug Foster

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Doug Foster
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Latest company University of Texas at Austin
BSc Mathematics
MSc Geophysics
PhD Geophysics
BSc university Santa Clara University
MSc university University of Missouri at Rolla
PhD university Columbia University

Doug Foster has made many contributions to exploration geophysics, and has had a long involvement, both in industry and in academia.

Biography 2017 [1]

Doug Foster received a B.S. (1978) in mathematics from Santa Clara University, an M.S. (1980) in geophysics from the University of Missouri at Rolla, and a Ph.D. (1985) in geophysics from Columbia University. After working as a research geo- physicist at ARCO, Mobil, and Phillips Petroleum, and as a senior scientist at ConocoPhillips, he is currently a senior research scientist at the University of Texas at Austin’s Institute for Geophysics. He also serves as an adjunct professor in the Physics Department at the University of Houston. His research interests include seismic wave propagation, seismic imaging, AVO analysis, and velocity es- timation. He is a member of SEG and AGU, and serves on the editorial board of 'The Leading Edge.'


Biography 2010 [2]

'Doug Foster received a B.S. (1978) in mathematics from Santa Clara University, an M.S. (1980) in geophysics from the University of Missouri at Rolla, and a Ph.D. (1985) in geophysics from Columbia University. After working as a research geophysicist at ARCO, Mobil, and Phillips Petroleum, he is currently a senior scientist at Conoco-Phillips. Also, he is an adjunct professor in the Physics Department at the University of Houston. His research interests are wave propagation, seismic imaging, AVO analysis and velocity estimation. He is a member of SEG and AGU.

References

  1. Contributors, (2017), GEOPHYSICS Volume 82, Issue 3 May 1, 2017
  2. Contributors (2010), GEOPHYSICS Volume 75, Issue 5 Sep 1, 2010