Biondo Biondi
Associate Professor (Research)
biondo@stanford.edu

EDUCATION:
 

1990 Ph.D. Geophysics Stanford University

1987 M.S. Geophysics Stanford University

1984 M.Sc. Electrical Engineering Politecnico di Milano
 
PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE:
 

2000-Present
Co-director of the Stanford Exploration Project

1999-Present Associate Professor (Research) of Geophysics, Stanford University

1993-Present Chief Technical Advisor, 3DGeo Development Inc., Santa Clara, California

1998-1999 Consulting Associate Professor of Geophysics, Stanford University

1995-1997 Acting Associate Professor of Geophysics, Stanford University

1993-1994 Consulting Associate Professor of Geophysics, Stanford University

1990-1993 Scientist, Thinking Machines Corp., Cambridge, Massachusetts

1991-1992 Consulting Assistant Professor of Geophysics, Stanford University

1987-1990 Research Assistant, Geophysics, Stanford University

1987 Research Geophysicist, Total CFP, Paris, France
 
HONORS AND AWARDS:
 

2004 Reginald Fessenden Award from the Society of Exploration Geophysicists
http://www.seg.org/publications/yearbook/distinguished.shtml
 
PROFESSIONAL ACTIVITIES (Last 5 years)
 

1996-Present Member, Research Committee of the Society of Exploration Geophysicists Research Committee

2004 Invited speaker, Workshop: Geophysical Imaging, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute

2004 Invited speaker, Workshop: Estimation of accurate velocity macro-models in complex structures, Meeting of European Association of Geoscientists and Engineers

2004 Invited speaker, International Conference Scientific Computing In Petroleum Industry, Beijing, China

2003 Convenor of EAGE-SEG Summer Research Workshop: Processing and imaging of seismic data using explicit or implicit velocity model information

2003 Invited speaker, 12th International Workshop of IUGG's Commission on Controlled-Sources Seismology

2003
Invited speaker, Workshop: Seismic Imaging, Rice University

2002 Convenor of SEG Workshop: Passive Seismic Imaging

2002 Invited speaker, Geophysical Society of Houston

2002 Invited speaker, Special session: Depth Imaging, Meeting of Canadian Society of Exploration Geophysicists

2002 Invited speaker, Interactive session: Wave equation versus ray based methods, Meeting of European Association of Geoscientists and Engineers

2001 Invited speaker, Geophysical Society of Houston

2001 Invited speaker, Southeastern Geophysical Society

2001 Invited speaker, Heiland Lecture at Colorado School of Mines

2001 Convenor of SEG Workshop Seismic Imaging beyond Kirchhoff

2001 Convenor of SEG Workshop Changing the way we work: e-business & the Internet

2001 Invited speaker, International seminar on seismic migration and inversion, Seoul National University, South Korea.

2000
Invited speaker, Incorporated Research Institutions for Seismology (IRIS) Workshop

2000
Invited speaker, Workshop: Prestack Depth Imaging: Prospects and Challenges, Meeting of European Association of Geoscientists and Engineers


BOOK:


In Press Biondi, B., 3-D Seismic imaging, edited by G. Gardner, Society Exploration Geophysicists.
http://sepwww.stanford.edu/data/media/public/sep//biondo/PDF/3DSI/


REFEREED PUBLICATIONS (last 5 years):


In Press Biondi, B., and D. Bevc. Seismic imaging of complex structures by reflection seismic data. AGU Monograph, Data Analysis and Imaging with Global and Local Arrays, edited, A. Levander and G. Nolet.
http://sepwww.stanford.edu/data/media/public/sep//biondo/PDF/Books/AGU/Bio-Bev-rev.pdf
In Press Biondi, B., and T. Tisserant. 3-D angle-domain common-image gathers for migration velocity analysis. Geophysical Prospecting http://sepwww.stanford.edu/data/media/public/sep//biondo/PDF/Journals/GeoProsp/biondi-3D-ADCIG-v3.pdf
In Press Biondi, B., and W.W. Symes, Angle-domain common-image gathers for migration velocity analysis by wavefield-continuation imaging. Geophysics
http://sepwww.stanford.edu/data/media/public/sep//biondo/PDF/Journals/Geophysics/biondo-adcig-v6.pdf
In Press Sava, P., and B. Biondi, Wave-equation migration velocity analysis - I: Theory, Geophysical Prospecting
http://sepwww.stanford.edu/data/media/public/sep//biondo/PDF/Journals/GeoProsp/paul-wemva-theory.pdf
In Press Sava, P., and B. Biondi, Wave-equation migration velocity analysis - II: Subsalt imaging examples, Geophysical Prospecting
http://sepwww.stanford.edu/data/media/public/sep//biondo/PDF/Journals/GeoProsp/paul-wemva-appl.pdf
2004
Alkhalifah, T., and B. Biondi. Numerical analysis of the azimuth moveout operator for vertically inhomogeneous media. Geophysics, v. 69, pp. 554-561.
2004
Clapp, R.G., B. Biondi, and J.F. Claerbout. Geologically constrained migration velocity analysis. Geophysics, v. 69, pp. 533-546.
2003 Biondi, B. Equivalence of source-receiver migration and shot-profile migration. Geophysics, v. 68, pp. 1340-1347.
2002 Biondi, B. Stable wide-angle Fourier finite-difference downward extrapolation of 3-D wavefields. Geophysics, v. 67, pp. 872-882.
2002 Chemingui, N., and B. Biondi. Seismic data reconstruction by inversion to common offset. Geophysics, v. 67, pp. 1575-1585.
2002 de Hoop, M., J.H. Le Rousseau, and B. Biondi. Symplectic structure of wave-equation imaging: A path-integral approach based on the double-square-root equation. Geophysical Journal International, v. 156, pp. 52-74.
2001 Alkhalifah, T., S. Fomel, and B. Biondi. The space-time domain: Theory and modelling for anisotropic media. Geophysical Journal International, v. 144, pp. 105-113.
2001 Biondi, B., S. Fomel, and N. Chemingui. Azimuth moveout for 3-D prestack imaging. "3-D Seismic Exploration", Geophysics reprint series, pp. 439-448.
2000 Biondi, B. Kirchhoff imaging beyond aliasing. Geophysics, v. 66, pp. 654-666.


OTHER PUBLICATIONS (last 5 years - SEG expanded abstracts are refereed but not revised)


In Press Alvarez, G., B. Biondi, and G. Guitton, Attenuation of Diffracted Multiples in Angle Domain Common Image Gathers, In: proceedings of the 74th Annual International Meeting, Society of Exploration Geophysicists
http://sepwww.stanford.edu/data/media/public/sep//biondo/PDF/SEG2004/gabriel1.pdf
In Press Draganov, D., K. Wapenaar, B. Artman and B. Biondi, Migration Methods for Passive Seismic Data, In: proceedings of the 74th Annual International Meeting, Society of Exploration Geophysicists
http://sepwww.stanford.edu/data/media/public/sep//biondo/PDF/SEG2004/brad.pdf
In Press Lomask, J., B. Biondi, and J. Shragge, Image segmentation for tracking salt boundaries, In: proceedings of the 74th Annual International Meeting, Society of Exploration Geophysicists
http://sepwww.stanford.edu/data/media/public/sep//biondo/PDF/SEG2004/jesse.pdf
In Press Rosales, D., and B. Biondi, Acquisition geometry regularization for multicomponent data, In: proceedings of the 74th Annual International Meeting, Society of Exploration Geophysicists
http://sepwww.stanford.edu/data/media/public/sep//biondo/PDF/SEG2004/daniel.pdf
In Press Sava, P., B. Biondi, and J.T. Etgen, Diffraction-focusing migration velocity analysis, In: proceedings of the 74th Annual International Meeting, Society of Exploration Geophysicists
http://sepwww.stanford.edu/data/media/public/sep//biondo/PDF/SEG2004/paul.FOC.pdf
In Press Shan, G., and B. Biondi, Imaging overturned waves by plane-wave migration in tilted coordinates, In: proceedings of the 74th Annual International Meeting, Society of Exploration Geophysicists
http://sepwww.stanford.edu/data/media/public/sep//biondo/PDF/SEG2004/guojian.tilt.pdf
In Press Tisserant, T., and B. Biondi, Residual move-out analysis with 3-D angle-domain common-image gathers, In: proceedings of the 74th Annual International Meeting, Society of Exploration Geophysicists
http://sepwww.stanford.edu/data/media/public/sep//biondo/PDF/SEG2004/thomas.pdf
In Press Vlad, I., and B. Biondi, Velocity estimation for seismic data exhibiting focusing-effect AVO, In: proceedings of the 74th Annual International Meeting, Society of Exploration Geophysicists
http://sepwww.stanford.edu/data/media/public/sep//biondo/PDF/SEG2004/nick.pdf
2003 Artman, B., B. Biondi, and J. Shragge, Operator aliasing in wavefield continuation migration, In: proceedings of the 73rd Annual International Meeting, Society of Exploration Geophysicists, pp. 1091-1093
2003 Bevc, B., M. Fliedner, S. Crawley, and B. Biondi, Wave equation imaging comparisons: Survey sinking versus shot profile methods, In: proceedings of the 73rd Annual International Meeting, Society of Exploration Geophysicists, pp. 885-888.
2003 Biondi, B., and W. Symes, Wavefield-continuation angle-domain common-image gathers for migration velocity analysis, In: proceedings of the 73rd Annual International Meeting, Society of Exploration Geophysicists, pp. 2104-2107.
2003 Biondi, B., Narrow-azimuth migration of marine streamer data, In: proceedings of the 73rd Annual International Meeting, Society of Exploration Geophysicists, pp. 897-900
2003 Biondi, B., R.G. Clapp, and W. Symes, Velocity updating from wavefield-continuation migration, In: proceedings of the 2003 EAGE-SEG Summer Research Workshop, T21.
2003 Haines, S., A. Guitton, B. Biondi, and S. Pride, Development of experimental methods in electroseismics, In: proceedings of the 73rd Annual International Meeting, Society of Exploration Geophysicists, pp. 557-559.
2003 Sava, P., and B. Biondi, Migration velocity analysis by recursive wavefield extrapolation, In: proceedings of the 2003 EAGE-SEG Summer Research Workshop, T20.
2003 Sava, P., and B. Biondi, Wave-equation migration velocity analysis by inversion of differential image perturbations, In: proceedings of the 73rd Annual International Meeting, Society of Exploration Geophysicists, pp. 2124-2127
2003 Valenciano, A., and B. Biondi, 2-D deconvolution imaging condition for shot profile migration, In: proceedings of the 73rd Annual International Meeting, Society of Exploration Geophysicists, pp. 1059-1062
2002 Bevc, D., and B. Biondi. Which depth imaging method should we use? A roadmap in the maze of 3-D depth imaging. In: proceedings of the 72nd Annual International Meeting, Society of Exploration Geophysicists, pp. 1236-1239.
2002 Biondi B., R.G., Clapp, M.L. Prucha, and P., Sava. 3-D prestack wave-equation imaging: a rapidly evolving technology. In: proceedings of the 64th Annual International Conference, European Association of Geoscientists & Engineers.
2002 Biondi, B., and G. Shan. Prestack imaging of overturned reflections by reverse time migration. In: proceedings of the 72nd Annual International Meeting, Society of Exploration Geophysicists, pp. 1284-1287.
2002 Fliedner, M., S. Crawley, D. Bevc, A.M. Popovici and B. Biondi, Imaging of a rugose salt body in the deep Gulf of Mexico: Kirchhoff versus common azimuth wave-equation migration. In: proceedings of the 72nd Annual International Meeting, Society of Exploration Geophysicists, pp. 1304-1307.
2002 Prucha, M.L., and B. Biondi. Subsalt event regularization with steering filters. In: proceedings of the 72nd Annual International Meeting, Society of Exploration Geophysicists, pp. 1176-1179.
2002 Rosales, D., B. Biondi, and P. Sava. Stolt residual migration for converted waves. In: proceedings of the 72nd Annual International Meeting, Society of Exploration Geophysicists, pp. 986-989.
2002 Vlad, I., and B. Biondi. Amplitude preserving prestack imaging of irregularly sampled 3-D data. In: proceedings of the 72nd Annual International Meeting, Society of Exploration Geophysicists, pp. 2170-2173.
2001 Biondi, B., Stable wide-angle Fourier-finite difference downward extrapolation of 3-D wavefields. In: proceedings of the 71st Annual International Meeting, Society of Exploration Geophysicists, pp. 1009-1012.
2001 de Hoop, M., J.H. Le Rousseau, and B. Biondi,Symplectic structure of wave-equation imaging and inversion. In: proceedings of the 2nd Wave InversionTechnology Workshop on Seismic True Amplitudes,Karlsruhe, Germany.
2001 Liu, W., A. Popovici, D. Bevc, and B. Biondi. 3-D migration velocity analysis for common image gathers in the reflection angle domain. In: proceedings of the 71st Annual International Meeting, Society of Exploration Geophysicists, pp. 885-888.
2001 Liu, W., D. Bevc, A. Popovici, and B. Biondi. 3-D residual velocity analysis and update toolkit for offset-domain prestack depth migration. In: proceedings of the 71st Annual International Meeting, Society of Exploration Geophysicists, pp. 925-928.
2001 Sava, P., B. Biondi, and S. Fomel. Amplitude-preserved common image gathers by wave-equation migration. In: proceedings of the 71st Annual International Meeting, Society of Exploration Geophysicists, pp. 296-299.
2000 Bevc, D., O. Feodorov, A.M. Popovici, and B. Biondi. Internet-based seismic processing: the future of geophysical computing. In: proceedings of the 70th Annual International Meeting, Society of Exploration Geophysicists, pp. 2119-2121.
2000 Biondi, B. 3-D wave-equation prestack imaging under salt. In: proceedings of the 70th Annual International Meeting, Society of Exploration Geophysicists, pp. 906-909.
2000 Clapp, R.G. and B. Biondi. Tau domain migration velocity analysis using angle domain CRP gathers and geologic constraint. In: proceedings of the 70th Annual International Meeting, Society of Exploration Geophysicists, pp. 926-929.
2000 Vaillant, L., H. Calandra, P. Sava, and B. Biondi. 3-D wave-equation imaging of a North Sea dataset: common-azimuth migration + residual migration. In: proceedings of the 70th Annual International Meeting, Society of Exploration Geophysicists, pp. 874-877.
2000 Vaillant, L., P. Sava, B. Biondi, and H. Calandra. 3-D wave-equation migration of a common-azimuth North Sea dataset. In: proceedings of the 62nd Annual International Conference, European Association of Geoscientists & Engineers, pp. 231-235.