Deep Earth : leveraging neural networks for Earth discovery and monitoring objectives

22 February 2023

11:00am AWST

Australian Resources Research Centre 26 Dick Perry Avenue, Kensington WA, 6151

Tariq A. Alkhalifah is a professor in the Physical Sciences and Engineering Division. He joined KAUST in June 2009. Before he joined KAUST, Alkhalifah was a research professor and director of the Oil and Gas Research Institute at King Abdulaziz City for Science & Technology (KACST).

Previously, he held the positions of associate research professor, assistant research professor, and research assistant at KACST. From 1996 to 1998, Alkhalifah served as a postdoctoral researcher for the Stanford Exploration Project at Stanford University, United States. He received the J. Clarence Karcher Award from the Society of Exploration Geophysicists (SEG) and the Conrad Schlumberger Award from the European Association for Geoscientists & Engineers (EAGE) in 2003, and honorary lecturer for the SEG in 2011.

Alkhalifah is a member of SEG and of EAGE. Alkhalifah received his doctoral degree in geophysics and his master’s degree in geophysical engineering, both from the Colorado School of Mines, United States. He holds a bachelor’s degree in geophysics from King Fahd University of Petroleum and Minerals, Saudi Arabia.

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