Publication and Patents
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    Publication and Patents

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    TECHNOLOGY PATENTS:
     

    Patent application filed in the US and other 40 countries: 

    Method and system of determining earthquake parameters and earthquake search engine: PCT/CN2012/075980 (2012). 
     
    Inventor: Jie Zhang, Haijiang Zhang, Enhong Chen, Yi Zheng, and Wenhuan Kuang. 
     
    US Patent: Method for simulating seismic data with large topographic variation: US 61/664,167 (2012). 

    Inventor: Wei Zhang and Jie Zhang. 
     
    US Patent: Method of seismic waveform inversion with preconditioned input data: US 61/664,174 (2012). 

    Inventor: Jie Zhang and Wei Zhang. 
     
    US Patent: Method of time-window selection for seismic wave-equation tomography: US 61/664,171 (2012). 

    Inventor: Wei Zhang and Jie Zhang. 
     
    US Patent: Target oriented full waveform inversion using wavefield-injection: US 61/664,173 (2012). 

    Inventor: Wei Zhang and Jie Zhang. 
     
    US Patent: Method of near-surface shear-wave imaging using 3C seismic data from controlled sources: 

    US 61/348,241 (2010). Inventor: Jie Zhang. 
     
    US Patent: Method of wavefield separation imaging in reverse-time migration with VSP data: US 61/346,906 (2010). 

    Inventor: Jie Zhang. 
     
    US Patent: Method of 3D first-arrival traveltime tomography inverting continuum traveltimes: US 61/334,264 (2010).

    Inventor: Jie Zhang 
     
    US Patent: Method for quality control of the first-break picking in seismic data processing US 61/333,505 (2010).

    Inventor: Jie Zhang 
     
    US Patent: Method of joint seismic and gravity inversion for inverting a common unknown US 61/352,262 (2010).

    Inventor: Jie Zhang  

     
    ACADEMIC PUBLICATIONS: 
     
    Zhang, J. and X. Zhang, 2014, Full elastic waveform search engine for near surface imaging, submitted to 84th SEG

    Annual Conference, Denver, Colorado.


    Zhang, J. and Chen, J., 2014, Joint seismic traveltime and waveform inversion for near surface imaging, submitted
    to 84th SEG Annual Conference, Denver, Colorado.


    Liu, Z. and Zhang, J., 2014, Pseudo 2D elastic full waveform inversion for near surface imaging, submitted to
    84th SEG Annual Conference, Denver, Colorado.


    Zhang, C. and Zhang, J., 2014, Refraction interferometry for residual statics solutions, submitted to 84th SEG
    Annual Conference, Denver, Colorado.


    Gao, H. and Zhang, J., 2014, Why surface and downhole arrays observe different microseismic events, submitted to
    84th SEG Annual Conference, Denver, Colorado.

    Zhou, H. and Zhang, J., 2014, Uncertainty of microseismic grid search solutions, submitted to 84th SEG Annual

    Conference, Denver, Colorado.

    Zhu, H. and Zhang, J., 2014, The PageRank method for automatic detection of microseismic events, submitted to

    84th SEG Annual Conference, Denver, Colorado.

    Cai, J. and Zhang, J., 2014, Full waveform inversion of physical model data, submitted to 84th SEG Annual

    Conference, Denver, Colorado.

    Ogunbo, J. N. and Zhang, J., 2014, Joint seismic traveltime and TEM inversion for near surface imaging,

    submitted to 84th SEG Annual Conference, Denver, Colorado.

    Sun, M. and Zhang, J., 2014, Early arrival waveform inversion of shingling data, submitted to 84th SEG

    Annual Conference, Denver, Colorado.

    Han, S., W. Zhang, and Zhang, J., 2014, High order fast sweeping method for calculating Quasi-P

    traveltimes in 2D TTI media, submitted to 84th SEG Annual Conference, Denver, Colorado.

    Han, S. and Zhang, J., 2014, VSP receiver function inversion, submitted to 84th SEG Annual

    Conference, Denver, Colorado.

    Tian, X., J. Zhang, and Zhang, W., 2014, Double difference method for locating microseismic events

    from a single well, submitted to 84th SEG Annual Conference, Denver, Colorado.

    Wang, Y. and Zhang, J., 2014, Pseudo 2D elastic waveform inversion for Q factor in the near surface,

    submitted to 84th SEG Annual Conference, Denver, Colorado.

    Zhang, X., W. Zhang, and Zhang, J., 2014, Elastic full waveform inversion of microseismic data for location

    and source mechanism, submitted to 84th SEG Annual Conference, Denver, Colorado.

    Zhang, J., X. Zhang and Zhang, W., 2013, Microseismic search engine, 83rd SEG Annual Conference,
    Houston,Texas, 2140-2144.

    Zhang, W. and Zhang, J., 2013, Microseismic migration by semblance-weighted stacking and interferometry, 83rd SEG Annual Conference, Houston, Texas, 2045-2049.

    Kuang, W., W. Zhang and Zhang, J., 2013, Locating microseismic events with S-wave data only, 83rd SEG Annual

    Conference, Houston, Texas, 2243-2247.

    He, L., W. Zhang and Zhang, J., 2013, 3D wave-ray traveltime tomography for near surface imaging, 83rd SEG Annual Conference, Houston, Texas, 1749-1753.

    Liu, Z. and Zhang, J., 2013, Elastic full waveform inversion for near surface imaging, 83rd SEG Annual Conference,

    Houston, Texas, 1904-1908.

    Zhang, L., J. Zhang and Zhang, W., 2013, 3D VTI traveltime tomography for near surface imaging, 83rd SEG Annual Conference, Houston, Texas, 1754-1759.

    Ogunbo, J. N. and Zhang, J., 2013, TEM search engine for fast near surface imaging, 83rd SEG Annual Conference,

    Houston, Texas, 1878-1882.

    Sun, M. and Zhang, J., 2013, Understanding of the first arrivals in the shape of a Christmas tree, 83rd SEG Annual

    Conference, Houston, Texas, 1843-1846.

    Wang, Y. and Zhang, J., 2013, Elastic early arrival waveform inversion for Q factor in the near surface, 83rd SEG
    Annual Conference, Houston, Texas, 1733-1737.

    Gao, Y., X. Chen, H. Hu, and Zhang, J., 2013, Early electromagnetic waves from earthquake rupturing: I. Theoretical
    formulations., Geophys. J. Int., 192(3):1288-1307.

    Gao, Y., X. Chen, H. Hu, and Zhang, J., 2013, Early electromagnetic waves from earthquake rupturing: II. Validation
    and numerical experiments., Geophys. J. Int., 192(3):1308-1323.

    Zhang, X. and Zhang, J., 2012, Edge preserving regularization for seismic traveltime tomography, SEG Expended
    Abstracts 31, p112-115.

    Zhang, L., Zhang, J., and Zhang, W., 2012, Anisotropic effects on the near-surface seismic imaging, SEG Expended
    Abstracts 31, pp1-5.

    Zhang, W., and Zhang, J., 2011, Full waveform tomography with consideration for large topography variations, SEG
    Expended Abstracts 30, 2539-2542.

    He, L., J. Zhang and Zhang, W., 2011, Tradeoffs in the near-surface seismic imaging solutions, SEG Expended
    Abstracts 30, 4015-4019.

    Kuang, W., L. Zhang and Zhang, J., 2011, Validity of acoustic early-arrival waveform tomography for near-surface
    imaging, SEG Expended Abstracts 30, 1450-1453.

    Zhang, J., 2006, Refraction migration: imaging multiple refractors automatically, Expanded Abstract, SEG 71st Annual
    Meeting in New Orleans, Louisana, p2426.

    Nicanoff, L., Perez, Y., Yilmaz, O., Dai, N., and Zhang, J., 2006, A case study of imaging complex structures in the
    Andean Thrust Belt of Bolivia, Expanded Abstract, SEG 70th Annual Meeting in Houston, Texas, p500.

    Yilmaz, O., Zhang, J. Pince, A., Aytunur, A., Elibuyuk, A., Uygun, S., Onaran, T., and Oner, A.F., 2005, A
    large-offset 2-D seismic survey for imaging imbricate structures in thrust belts, Expanded Abstract, SEG
    70th Annual Meeting in Houston, Texas, p404.

    Yilmaz, O., Zhang, J., and Yan, S., 2005, Acquisition and processing of large-offset seismic data: a case study from
    Northwest China, Expanded Abstract, SEG 70th Annual Meeting in Houston, Texas, p2581-2584.

    Zhang, J., and Yilmaz, O., 2005, Near-surface corrections for complex structure imaging, Expanded Abstract,
    SEG 70th Annual Meeting in Houston, Texas, p2566-2568.

    Zhang, J., Sun, Z., and Lippus, C., 2003, On-site instant automated refraction tomography, Proceedings, SAGEEP,
    Environmental and Engineering Geophysical Society, pp.1228-1231.

    Zhang, J., and Kim, H.S., 2003, 3D refraction tomography for near-surface geological studies, Proceedings, SAGEEP,
    Environmental and Engineering Geophysical Society, pp.1285-1288.

    Cheng, A., and Zhang, J., 2001, Imaging complex structures with crosswell seismology, Expanded Abstract,
    SEG 70th Annual Meeting in Houston, Texas, p483-486.

    Zhang, J., and Toksoz, M. N., 1998, Nonlinear refraction traveltime tomography, Geophysics,
    Vol. 63, No. 5, 1726-1737.

    Zhang, J., U. S. ten Brink and Toksoz, M. N., 1998, Nonlinear joint refraction and reflection traveltime tomography,
    J. Geophys. Res., Vol. 103, No. B12, 29,743-29,757.

    Zhang, J., 1998, Rapid 3D reflection raytracing for interface models, Expanded Abstract, SEG 63rd Annual
    Meeting in Dallas, Texas Houston, Texas, pp.1897-1899.

    Zhang, J., and Lavely, E., 1998, Rapid 3D refraction and reflection raytracing. Proceedings, SAGEEP,
    Chicago, Illinois, Environmental and Engineering Geophysical Society, pp. 250-255.

    Zhang, J., and Lavely, E., 1998, Optimizing 3D refraction and reflection survey design. Proceedings, SAGEEP,
    Chicago, Illinois, Environmental and Engineering Geophysical Society, pp. 125-130.

    Zhang, J., and Toksoz, M.N., 1997, Joint refraction traveltime migration and tomography. Proceedings, SAGEEP,
    Reno, Nevada, Environmental and Engineering geophysical Society, pp. 901-910.

    Zhang, J., and Macy, B.K., 1997, Refraction traveltime tomography of Bala Kimberlite in Riley County, Kansas.
    Proceedings, SAGEEP, Reno, Nevada, Environmental and Engineering Geophysical Society, pp. 755-760.

    Zhang, J., 1997, Regularizing data in 3-D d.c. resistivity tomography, Proceedings, SAGEEP 1997, Reno, Nevada,
    Environmental and Engineering Geophysical Society, 911-915.

    Zhang, J. and Morgan, D. F., 1997, Joint seismic and electrical tomography, Proceedings, SAGEEP 1997, Reno,
    Nevada, Environmental and Engineering Geophysical Society, 391-396.

    Zhang, J. and Morgan, D. F., 1997, Detecting undergroung caves using joint seismic and electrical imaging method,
    Expanded Abstract, SEG 67th Annual Meeting in Dallas, Texas, pp.1905-1908.

    Turpening, R., Zhang, J., Chauvelier, C., Morgan, F. D., Toksöz, M. N., Queen, J. and Cox, D. 1997, P- and S-wave
    tomographic images of an oil reservoir at MIT’s Michigan Test Site, Expanded Abstract, SEG 67th Annual Meeting
    in Dallas, Texas, pp.222-225.

    Zhang, J., Kutrubes, D.L., and Toksoz, M.N., 1996, High-resolution shallow seismic structure imaging using
    grid-based nonlinear refraction traveltime tomography. Proceedings, SAGEEP, Keystone, Colorado, Environmental
    and Engineering Geophysical Society, pp. 209-214.

    Zhang, J. and Langston, C. A., 1996, Array observation of SPL-wave propagation, Bull. Seism. Soc. Am., 86. 2, 47-54.
    Zhang, J., Rodi, W., Mackie, R. L., and Shi,W., 1996, Regularization in 3-D dc resistivity tomography, Proceedings. SAGEEP, Keystone, Colorado, Environmental and Engineering Geophysical Society, 687-692.

    Kutrubes, D. L., Zhang, J., and Hager, J., 1996, Conventional processing techniques and nonlinear refraction traveltime
    tomography for Imaging Bedrock at Eastern Massachusetts coastal site, Proceedings, SAGEEP, Keystone, Colorado,
    Environmental and Engineering Geophysical Society, 215-220.

    Shi, W., Rodi, W., Mackie, R. L., and Zhang, J., 1996, 3-D d.c. electrical resistivity inversion with application to a
    contamination site in the Aberjona Watershed, Proceedings. SAGEEP, Keystone, Colorado, Environmental and
    Engineering Geophysical Society, 1257-1266.

    Zhang, J. and Langston, C. A., 1995, Dipping structure under Dourbes, Belgium, determined by receiver function
    modeling and inversion, Bull. Seism. Soc. Am., 85, 254-268.

    Zhang, J., Mackie, R. L., and Madden, T. R., 1995, 3-D resistivity forward modeling and inversion using conjugate
    gradients, Geophysics, 60, 1313-1325.

    Zhang, J. and Langston, C. A., 1995, Constraints on oceanic lithosphere structure from deep-focus regional seismic
    waveform modeling and inversion, J. Geophys. Res., 100, 22187-22196.

    Cooper, A. K., Cochrane, G., Zhang, J., Brancolini, G., Pellis, G., and F. Egloff, 1995, The Antarctic crustal profile
    seismic project, Ross Sea, Antarctica, Antarctic Journal, 29(5), 15-18.

    Della Vedova, B., Pellis, G., Trey, H., Zhang, J., Cooper,A. K., Makris, J., ACRUP working group, 1995, Crustal
    structure of the Transantarctic Mountains, Western Ross Sea, VII ISAES Proceedings, Siena, Italy, 110-126.

    Kutrubes, D.L., Zhang, J., and Mackie, R. L., 1994, Predictive deconvolution of GPR data using ProMAX: IEEE
    Dual Use Technologies and Applications Conference Proceedings, SUNY Institute of Technology, Utica/Rome,
    New York, 439-446.