Jerry Harris

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Jerry Harris
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PhD university California Institute of Technology

Biography 2015 [1]

Jerry Harris joined Stanford in 1988 following 11 years of work in communications industry (COMSAT Laboratories) and petroleum industry (Exxon and Sohio/BP). Dr. Harris was Geophysics department chair from 2000 to 2005 and now serves as Associate Dean for the Office of Multicultural Affairs (OMA). He was the Founding Director of the Stanford Center for Computational Earth and Environmental Science (CEES). Dr. Harris is the Cecil and Ida Green Professor of Geophysics.

"Jerry Harris, 1995"

Biography 1995[2]

Jerry Harris received his PhD (1980) in electrical engineering from the California Institute of Technology. He was employed by Exxon from 1980 to 1984 and with SOHIO from 1984 to 1988. He is currently and associate professor in the geophysics department at Stanford University. His interests are in wave physics and imaging. He is a member of SEG, IEEE, AGU, and AGI.

Best Paper in Geophysics Award 1995

Larry R. Lines, Henry Tan, Sven Treitel, John Beck, Richard L. Chambers, John Eager, Charles Savage, John Queen, William D. Rizer, Paul L. Buller, V. Dale Cox, John B. Sinton, James H. Ballard, George F. Kokkoros, Antoine Track, Philippe Guerendel, Jerry Harris, Spyros K. Lazaratos, and Mark A. Van Schaack received the 1995 SEG Best Paper in Geophysics Award for their paper Integrated reservoir characterization: Beyond tomography.[3]

Honorable Mention (Geophysics) 1995

Jerry M. Harris, Richard C. Nolen-Hocksema, Robert T. Langan, Mark A. Van Schaack, Spyros K. Lazaratos, and James W. Rector III received 1995 Honorable Mention (Geophysics) for their paper High-resolution crosswell imaging of a west Texas carbonate reservoir: Part 1 - Project summary and interpretation.[4]


  1. Profile, Stanford University
  2. Contributors, GEOPHYSICS 60(2):620.
  3. Lines, L. et. al. (1995), Integrated reservoir characterization: Beyond tomography GEOPHYSICS 60(2):354.
  4. Harris, J. M., et al. (1995) High-resolution crosswell imaging of a west Texas carbonate reservoir: Part 1 - Project summary and interpretation, GEOPHYSICS 60(3):667.