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Summer intern, 2022

CIG students Hanlin Sheng (middle) and Jintao Li (right) were with their mentor Dr. Sibo Zhang (Left) at Huawei.
In the middle of June, 2022, Hanlin and Jintao started their four-month summer interns at Huawei, where they work on deep learning projects as Cloud Computing Engineers.

Graduation ceremony, 06/26/2022

Congratulations to all the graduates of CIG.

Group photo, 03/27/2022

Thanks to Hanlin for taking these beautiful group photos.

Congratulations to Ding, Xing and Wenkai, 03/18/2022

Congratulations to Chang Ding (left), Xing Tan (middle), and Wenkai Xuan (right) who received offers from Georgia Tech, Stanford, and ETH, respectively. They are currently senior students at USTC and have been working with our group since 2020.

CIG new faces, 03/10/2022

Dongzi Xie (left), Yuting Wang (middle left), Zhixiang Guo (middle right), and Zichen Liu (right) are joining us as masters in the Fall of 2022. They have been starting working with us on their undergraduate theses.

Huawei's experts at USTC, 12/08/2021

We invited Dr. Richard Lin and Dr. Cong Wang from Huawei to share their valuable experiences on open source, developing AI platform (MindSpore) and AI Chips.

CIG runners at the 12-9 Marathon of USTC, 12/05/2021

Group photos, Sep. 9th, 2021

New group photos, new faces!
Many thanks to our friend Zhangyu Wang (王章钰) for taking these beautiful photos.

BGP visitors, Jul. 12nd, 2021

We had a great research meeting with a group of BPG experts. We discussed our common interests in geophysical data processing and interpretation, and subsurface modeling. We look forward to our long-term collaborations on these topics.

Intern, March~June, 2021

CIG student Xu Si (left) was with his mentor Dr. Sibo Zhang (right) at Huawei.
From March to June, 20201, Xu (left) interned at Huawei, where he worked as a Cloud Computing Engineer and implemented seismic processing and interpretation algorithms with GPU acceleration.

2021 SEG papers

We submitted four conference papers and they were all got accepted for the 2021 SEG annual meeting.
Session ID: INT 1
Session Style: Oral_In Person Presentation
Session Title: ML in Assisting Seismic Interpretation
Presentation Time: Sep. 28, 2021, 8:25~8:50AM
Talk Title: Seismic horizon identification using semi-supervised learning with virtual adversarial training
Authors: Wang F.*, X. Wu, and H. Wang
Session ID: RC P3
Session Style: Poster_In Person Presentation
Session Title: Multiattribute Case Studies 1
Presentation Time: Sep. 28, 2021, 10:45~11:10 AM
Talk Title: Building subsurface models with horizon-guided interpolation and deep learning: applied to the Volve field.
Authors: Yan S.* and X. Wu
Session ID: MLDA 4
Session Style: Oral_In Person Presentation
Session Title: Interpretation
Presentation Time: Sep. 28, 2021, 4:30~4:55 PM
Talk Title: Implicit Structural Modeling of Geological Structures with Deep Learning.
Authors: Bi Z.* and X. Wu
Session ID: RC 2
Session Style: Oral_In Person Presentation
Session Title: Multiattribute Case Studies 2
Presentation Time: Sep. 29, 2021, 8:25~8:50 AM
Talk Title: Attenuation-based deep learning for volcanic reservoirs characterization: A case study from Junggar Basin, China.
Authors: Sun X.*, X. Wu and S. Cao

2021 CAPG Annual Meeting

Some of CIG members attended the 2021 CAPG annual meeting in Haikou (what a beautiful coastal city!).

Shangsheng passed her Ph.D. thesis defense, congratulations!

Shangsheng successfully defended her Ph.D. thesis on May 19th, 2021. Her thesis topic is building high-resolution reservoir property models by jointly using seismic and well-log data. Shangsheng is the 1st Ph.D. graduated from CIG, well done!

HDC, Huawei, April 24-26,2021

Yuqi Liu, You Li, Lei Jiang, Chuanli Dai, Hui Gao, and Xinming Wu (from right to left in the lower-left image) attended the Huawei HDC 2021 (华为开发者大会), where they started the USTC MDG(中科大ModelArts开发者社区) and Xinming was invited to give a keynote talk about AI in oil and gas exploration.

A happy group trip, Spring, 2021

We had a great group trip to a big countryside park where we enjoyed playing games, cooking lunch, and so on. (08/04/2021)

CIG new students visited USTC, 1/12/2021

Lei Jiang (left), You Li (middle left), Hui Gao (middle right), and Chuanli Dai (right) came to visit us on January 12th, 2021. They are joining us as masters in 2021 and have been starting working with us on their undergraduate theses.

CIG runners at the 12-9 Marathon of USTC, 12/06/2020

Lecture of Huawei AI, By Liang Chen, @USTC, 12/03/2020

We invited Liang Chen from Huawei to give a talk about AI.

Congrats to the 10th anniversary of TCCS, 11/09/2020

Xinming stayed with TCCS for almost four years, first as a visiting student and then as a postdoc.

CIG@xi'an

01-02 Nov., 2020, Xinming, Hang, and Xu attended the China-Vis 2020 at Huawei and visited Xi’an Jiaotong University.

CIG@CNPC-NorthWest

28-31 Otc., 2020, Xinming, Zhengfa, and Xiaoming attended the 4th CNPC AI+Geophysics meeting in Lanzhou, China.

CIG@2020CGU

17-21 Oct., 2020, CIG members attended the CGU in Chongqing!
It's unfortunately that I (Xinming) could not attend the meeting. Thanks to Hanlin for putting me among them.

CIG@2020SEG

11-16 Oct., 2020, CIG members presented 8 talks at the 2020 SEG Annual meeting, well done!
Xinming Wu received both the J. CLARENCE KARCHER AWARD and the DISTINGUISHED AWARD of HONORARY LECTURER.

Group photo, Fall, 2020

Welcome Dr. Xiaoming Sun(孙晓明)

Dr. Xiaoming Sun is joining CIG in September, 2020 as a postdoc.
Dr. Xiaoming Sun received a B.S. in Resource Prospecting Engineering from Northeast Petroleum University in 2010, a master degree in Mineral Resource Prospecting and Exploration from China University of Petroleum (Beijing) in 2015, and a Ph.D. in Geological Resource and Geological Engineering for China University of Petroleum(Beijing) in 2020.
Her research interests include seismic and well-log interpretation, reservoir characterization, and their deep learning based solutions.

Summer intern, 2020

CIG student Xu Si (left) was with his mentor Dr. Zemin Liu (right) at Anhui Earthquake Agency.
At the end of July, 2020, Xu started his summer intern at Anhui Earthquake Agency, where he worked on deep learning for seismic event detection and classification.

Welcome Fu Wang (王福)

Fu Wang is joining CIG in Fall, 2020 as a visiting Ph.D. student.
Fu Wang is currently a Ph.D. student with Prof. Huazhong Wang at Tongji University.
She got his Bachelor and Master in Geophysics from Jilin University in 2017.
Her research interests include automatic interpretation of seismic structures and use them as guidance in inversion problems. She has been working on seismic image preprocessing, seismic attributes, dynamic programming, deep learning, and waveform inversion.

2020 SEG Annual Convention





CIG has 8 conference papers got accepted for the 2020 SEG Annual Convention, 11-16, October. We will be well prepared for the presentations!

Welcome Xu Si (司旭)

Xu Si is joining CIG in Fall, 2020 as a PhD student. He has started his research with CIG on seismology and seismic location.
Xu Si got his Bachelor and Master in Geophysics from CUG (Wuhan) in 2017 and CUG (Beijing) in 2020, respectively. Xu worked on deep learning for seismic denoising and published his work in the SCI journals of Geophysics and Interpretation. He received the Best Student Poster Award, SEG workshop (see photo above), Beijing, 2019.

Undergraduate thesis defense, 2020

Congratulations to these six students for successfully passing their thesis defenses.
They all did great work with CIG for their undergraduate theses:
Danyang Jiang, joining ETH, thesis title: Structure-guided Kriging. Working on a potential paper on inversion with Kriging.
Hanlin Sheng, stay with CIG, thesis title: Wavelet estimate and non-stretching NMO. IEEE TGRS, submitted
Hang Gao, stay with CIG, thesis title: Numerical channel simulation and deep learning for channel characterization in 3D seismic images. CUG (Beijing) Excellent Thesis Award, Marine and Petroleum Geology, in submission.
Jintao Li, stay with CIG, thesis title: Deep learning for simultaneous seismic super-resolution and denoising. USTC Excellent Thesis Award, IEEE TGRS, in submission.
Shubo Zhang, joining NTU, Singapore, thesis title: Noise2noise deep learning for seismic denoising.
Runbang Zhang, move to Computer Sciences, thesis title: Scene recovery with deep learning and potential application in geological structure reconstruction.

Summer intern, 2020

CIG students Shangsheng Yan (left) and Zhengfa Bi (right) were with their mentor Dr. Sibo Zhang (middle) at Huawei.
At the end of May, 2020, Shangsheng and Zhengfa started their three-month summer interns at Huawei, where they work on deep learning projects as Cloud Computing Engineers.

An interview with Xinming Wu, May, 2020, SEG China

On May 16, 2020, Xinming shared his experience with young geophysics students in an interview by SEG China. [Link]

Honorary Lecturer Tour, SEG, 2020

In May, 2020, Xinming had his virtual SEG Honorary Lecturer Tour "Deep learning for seismic processing and interpretation".
Xinming's lectures attracted over 4K audience which hit the history high of the SEG lecturer tours.
The recorded video courses are freely available for all SEG members [Link1] [Link2]