Satinder Chopra received an M.S. and an M.Phil. in physics from Himachal Pradesh University, in Shimla, India. In 1984–1997, he worked at Oil and Natural Gas Corporation Limited of India. In 1998, Chopra joined Cypress Technologies Corporation (CTC) Pulsonic in Calgary, which later became Scott Pickford and Core Laboratories Reservoir Technologies. He is now manager of reservoir services at Arcis Corporation in Calgary. Since 2000, Chopra has been editor of the CSEG Recorder.In the last 20 years, he has worked in seismic inversion, coherence cube, AVO, and VSP processing. Chopra’s research interests focus on techniques aimed at characterization of reservoirs. He is a member of SEG, CSEG, EAGE, the Texas Board of Professional Geoscientists, and the Association of Professional Engineers, Geologists and Geophysicists of Alberta.