Mrinal Sen

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Mrinal Sen
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Membership Honorary Member
PhD Geophysics
PhD university University of Hawaii at Manoa

Mrinal K. Sen received a B.S. and an M.S. in applied geophysics from the Indian School of Mines and a Ph.D. in geophysics from the University of Hawaii at Manoa. He worked as an exploration geophysicist before becoming a researcher in 1989 at the Institute for Geophysics, University of Texas at Austin, where he is a professor and holder of the Jackson Chair in Applied Seismology at the Jackson School of Geosciences. His research interests include seismic-wave propagation, inverse problems, seismic imaging, and computational geophysics. He has written two books on global optimization and seismic inversion. He is a member of SEG, AGU, EAGE, SIAM, and EAS.