Martin Landrø received an M.S. (1983) and a Ph.D. (1986) in physics from the Norwegian University of Science and Technology. From 1986 to 1989, he worked at SERES A/S. From 1989 to 1996, he was employed at IKU Petroleum Research as a research geophysicist and manager. From 1996 to 1998, he worked as a specialist at Statoil’s research center in Trondheim. Since 1998, he has been a professor at the Norwegian University of Science and Technology, Department of Petroleum Engineering and Applied Geophysics.
He received the Norman Falcon award from EAGE in 2000 and the award for Best Paper in Geophysics in 2001. In 2004, he received the Norwegian Geophysical award, and in 2007 he received Statoil’s researcher prize. He received the SINTEF award for outstanding pedagogical activity in 2009. In 2010, he received the Louis Cagniard award from EAGE and the Eni Award in 2011. His research interests include seismic inversion, marine seismic acquisition, and 4D and 4C seismic. He is a member of SEG, EAGE, The Norwegian Academy of Technological Sciences, and The Royal Norwegian Society of Sciences and Letters.