Faculty & Staff

CWP Leadership Team

Roel Snieder

Roel Snieder

Professor; CWP Director; W.M. Keck Professor of Professional Development Education

(303) 273-3456

Wave Theory

  • Wave propagation
  • Seismic interferometry
  • Time-lapse monitoring
  • Focusing
  • Marchenko imaging
Eileen Martin

Eileen Martin

Assistant Professor; Jointly Appointed: Geophysics and Applied Math & Statistics

303-273-3455

Research Areas

  • Near-surface, engineering, environmental and urban geophysics
  • Analysis of large sensor networks
  • Fiber-optic sensing, including distributed acoustic sensing
  • Signal processing, imaging, and inverse problems
  • Data-intensive high performance computing
  • Passive seismic methods
Paul Sava

Paul Sava

Department Head; Professor; C.H. Green Chair of Exploration Geophysics

303-384-2362

Imaging & Inversion

  • Wavefield seismic imaging and tomography
  • High performance computing
Jeffrey Shragge

Jeffrey Shragge

Associate Professor

(303) 273-3552

Computational Seismology

  • 3D acoustic and elastic wave propagation
  • 3D/4D velocity inversion
  • 3D/4D Reverse-time migration (RTM)
  • Wave-equation migration
  • Rock physics
  • Computational geometry and differential meshing signal processing
  • Imaging
Ilya Tsvankin

Ilya Tsvankin

University Distinguished Professor

(303) 273-3060

Wave Propagation & Anisotropy

  • Seismic wave propagation
  • Inversion and processing for anisotropic media
  • Multicomponent and time-lapse seismic
  • Fracture characterization

Research Associates and Post-doctoral Fellows

Aaron Girard

Aaron Girard

Research Associate

Research areas
  • Ambient seismic signal processing for imaging and inversion
  • Seismic modelling and imaging using HPC
  • Reservoir monitoring
  • Mine site monitoring
Frantisek Stanek

Frantisek Stanek

Post-doctoral Fellow

Research Areas

  • Microseismic monitoring
  • Induced seismicity monitoring
  • Fiber-optic sensing (DAS)
  • Hydraulic fracturing

Emeritus Faculty

While still considered part of the CWP family, these faculty are no longer accepting/advising students.

Norm Bleistein

Norm Bleistein

Emeritus Professor

Ken Larner

Ken Larner

Emeritus Professor

Dave Hale

Dave Hale

Emeritus Professor

John Stockwell

John Stockwell

Research Associate