Yonghe Sun

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Yonghe Sun
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Yonghe Sun was Editor of ''Geophysics'' for the years 2005-2006 and 2006-2007.[1]

Biography 2000[2]

Yonghe Sun received a BS (1983) in physics from Anhui University, China, and a PhD (1990) in physics from the University of Utah. He worked at the University of Utah as a post doctoral researcher/research assistant professor from 1990 to 1993. He is currently a senior geophysicist at Amerada Hess Corp. His interests include seismic imaging/inversion, distributed computing, and instrumentation.

Honorable Mention (Geophysics) 2000

Yonghe Sun, Fuhao Qin, Steve Checkles, and Jacques P. Leveille received 2000 Honorable (Mention) Geophysics for their paper 3-D prestack Kirchhoff beam migration for depth imaging.[3]


  1. Clark, D. (2010), Out of the past. The Leading Edge," 75(5), 75A263-75A271.
  2. Contributors, GEOPHYSICS 65(5):1703.
  3. Sun, Y., et al. (2000) 3-D prestack Kirchhoff beam migration for depth imaging, GEOPHYSICS 65(5):1592