(L to R): Andrew Iverson, Faranak Mahmoudian, Jian Sun, Junxiao Li, Tim Cary, Yu Geng, Matt Eaid, Andrew Mills, Huixing Zhang, Kris Innanen, Nadine Igonin, Huaizhen Chen, Evan Mutual, Sergio Romahn, Emma Lv, Scott Keating, Shahpoor Moradi, Wenyong Pan, Khalid Almuteri, Ali Fathalian, Raul Cova. Photo Credit: K Bertram, Sep 2016.
Contact
Kristopher A. Innanen ES218 Dept. of Geoscience University of Calgary tel. +1 403 210 6837 em. k.innanen [AT] ucalgary.ca
University of Calgary Courses GOPH 657 Seismic signal analysis GOPH 673 Theory of seismic inversion GOPH 355 Intro to exploration geophysics GOPH 549 Geophysics field school Short Courses i. The basics of Full Waveform Inversion ii. The wave theoretical basis of FWI iii. Multiple prediction: concepts and algorithms
People
Postdoctoral fellows & visiting collaborators
Huixing Zhang (2016  ) Yu Geng (2015  ) Huaizhen Chen (2015  )
Graduate students (supervisor and cosupervisor)
Raul Cova, PhD (2012  ) Wenyong Pan, PhD (2012  ) Shahpoor Moradi, PhD (2013  ) Hormoz Izadi, PhD (2013  ) Jian Sun, PhD (2013  ) Scott Keating, PhD (2014  ) Sergio Romahn, PhD (2014  ) Junxiao Li, PhD (2014  ) Ali Fathalian, PhD (2015  ) Kiki Hong Xu (with B. Russell), MSc (2015  ) Andrew Mills, MSc (2015  ) Siming Lv, MSc (2015  ) Khalid Almuteri, MSc (2015  ) Evan Mutual (with D. Cho), MSc (2016  ) Dennis Ellison (with R. Vestrum), MSc (2016  ) Matt Eaid, MSc (2016  ) Andrew Iverson, MSc (2016  ) Tim Cary (with R. Lauer), MSc (2016  ) Nadine Igonin (with D. Eaton), PhD (2016  )
Past students & researchers
Shahin Jabbari, PhD 2016 Tiansheng Chen, Visiting Scholar 2015 Pan Pan, MSc 2015 Steven Kim, MSc 2014 Hormoz Izadi, MSc 2012 Melissa Hernandez, MSc 2012 Chris Bird, MSc 2012 Mostafa Naghizadeh, PDF 201011 Jose Lira, PhD 2009
Brief Bio & Info
Education
2003 PhD Geophysics, UBC [Thesis] 1998 MSc Physics, York 1996 BSc Earth Science/Physics, York
Work
2016 Director, CREWES Project 2009 Associate Professor of Geophysics, Univ. of Calgary 200915 Associate Director, CREWES Project 200509, Assistant Professor of Physics, Univ. of Houston
Other
CSEG Recorder Special Issue Oct 2016: CREWES Research CSEG Recorder interview CREWES NSERC Grant Announcement Geophysics teaching and the 2013 Calgary Floods
 Research Overview
Basic research
Anelastic seismology Perturbation methods for waves in timevarying Earth volumes Wave physics of seismic full waveform inversion Merging theoretical, laboratory, and field seismic
Applied research
Seismic data acquisition, processing, and inversion Seismic multiple prediction and removal Amplitudevariationwithoffset and frequency analysis Full waveform inversion on land and in the reservoir Intrinsic and extrinsic seismic Q
Recent Publications J. Li, K. A. Innanen and G. Tao, A 3D pseudospectral method for SH wave simulation, 2017: submitted.
H. Chen, K. A. Innanen and T. Chen, Estimating P and Swave inverse quality factors from observed seismic data using an attenuative elastic impedance, 2017: submitted.
J. Sun and K. A. Innanen, Multidimensional inverse scattering series internal multiple prediction in the coupled planewave domain, 2017: submitted.
T. Chen and K. A. Innanen, Convergence properties of iterative AVO inversion given starting models determined by direct nonlinear inversion, 2017: submitted.
H. Zhang, P. Wang and K. A. Innanen, Frequencydependent attenuation and dispersion in a modified patchysaturated rock model, 2017: submitted.
H. Zhang and K. A. Innanen, Elastic wave equations and numerical solutions in a modified patchysaturated model, 2017: submitted.
H. Chen, Y. Ji and K. A. Innanen, Estimation of fluid/porosity term and dry fracture weaknesses using azimuthal elastic impedance, 2017: submitted.
J. Li, K. A. Innanen and G. Tao, Extraction of reflected events from sonic log waveforms using the KarhunenLoeve transform, 2017: submitted.
S. Moradi and K. A. Innanen, Born kernels and inversion sensitivities in viscoelastic transversely isotropic media, 2017: submitted.
S. Moradi and K. A. Innanen, Significance and behaviour of the homogeneous and inhomogeneous components of linearized viscoelastic reflection coefficients, 2017: submitted.
W. Pan and K. A. Innanen, Full waveform inversion in the frequencyray parameter domain, 2017: submitted.
J. Li, K. A. Innanen, G. Tao, K. Zhang and L. R. Lines, Wave field simulation of 3D borehole dipole radiation, 2017: Geophysics, 82, 3, D155D169.
R. Cova, D. Henley, X. Wei and K. A. Innanen, Addressing receiverside nearsurface corrections in the taup domain: a ray path consistent solution for converted wave processing, 2017: Geophysics, 82, 2, U13U23.
W. Pan, K. A. Innanen and W. Liao, Accelerating Hessianfree GaussNewton fullwaveform inversion via lBFGS preconditioned conjugategradient algorithm, 2017: Geophysics, 82, 2, R49R64.
K. A. Innanen, Time and offsetdomain internal multiple prediction with nonstationary parameters, 2017: Geophysics, 82, 2, V105V116.
K. A. Innanen et al., CSEG Recorder Special Issue: CREWES Research, 2016.
W. Pan, K. A. Innanen, G. F. Margrave, M. Fehler, X. Fang and J. Li, Estimation of elastic constants for HTI media using GaussNewton and full Newton multiparameter full waveform inversion, 2016: Geophysics, 81, 5, E323E339.
S. Moradi and K. A. Innanen, Viscoelastic amplitude variation with offset equations with account taken of jumps in attenuation angle, 2016: Geophysics 81, 3, N17N29.
S. Jabbari, J. Wong and K. A. Innanen, A theoretical and physical modelling analysis of the coupling between baseline elastic properties and timelapse changes in determining difference AVO, 2015: Geophysics 80, 6, N37N48.
W. Pan, K. A. Innanen, G. F. Margrave and D. Cao, Efficient pseudo GaussNewton full waveform inversion in the taup domain, 2015: Geophysics 80, 5, R225R238.
S. Moradi and K. A. Innanen, Scattering of homogeneous and inhomogeneous seismic waves in lowloss viscoelastic media, 2015: Geophysical Journal International 202, 17221732.
K. A. Innanen and F. Mahmoudian, Characterizing the degree of amplitudevariationwithoffset nonlinearity in seismic physical modelling data, 2015: Geophysical Prospecting 63, 133140.
K. A. Innanen, Seismic AVO and the inverse Hessian in precritical reflection full waveform inversion, 2014: Geophysical Journal International 199, 717734.
K. A. Innanen, M. Naghizadeh and S. T. Kaplan, Perturbation methods for two special cases of the timelapse seismic inverse problem, 2014: Geophysical Prospecting 62, 453474.
L. R. Lines, J. Wong, K. A. Innanen, F. Vasheghani, C. Sondergeld, S. Treitel and T. J. Ulrych, Research note: experimental measurements of Qcontrast reflections, 2014: Geophysical Prospecting, 62 1, 190195.
M. J. Hernandez and K. A. Innanen, Identifying internal multiples using 1D prediction: physical modelling and land data examples, 2014: Canadian Journal of Exploration Geophysics, 39, 1, pp. 3747.
K. A. Innanen, Coupling in amplitude variation with offset and the Wiggins approximation, 2013: Geophysics 78, 4, N21N33.
M. Naghizadeh and K. A. Innanen, Twodimensional fast generalized Fourier interpolation of seismic records, 2013: Geophysical Prospecting, 61, s1, 6276.
K. A. Innanen, Inversion of the seismic AVF/AVA signatures of highly attenuative targets, 2011: Geophysics 76, 1, R1R14.
