Walter Fillippone

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Walter Fillippone
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BSc Geology
MSc Geophysics
BSc university Marietta College
MSc university California Institute of Technology

Biography 1955

Walter Ross Fillippone, received a B.A. degree from Marietta College in 1942, major in geology, and an M.S. degree in geophysics from the California Institute of Technology in 1944. In 1943 he joined the United Geophysical Company and progressed from chief computer to Area Manager of the Rocky Mountain Area. He was assigned to the research laboratory in Pasadena, California as supervisor of the SEISSYN project.[1]

Best Paper in Geophysics 1955

R. A. Peterson, W. R. Fillippone, and F. B. Coker received the 1955 Best Paper in Geophysics Award for their paper The synthesis of seismograms from well log data.[2]


  1. Contributors, Geophysics 1955 v.XX n.3. p.708.
  2. Peterson, R., Fillippone, W., and Coker, F. (1955). ”THE SYNTHESIS OF SEISMOGRAMS FROM WELL LOG DATA.” GEOPHYSICS, 20(3), 516–538.

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