Mark E. Willis



Chief Scientific Advisor
3000 North Sam Houston Pkwy E
Houston TX 77032

Office telephone +1 713-839-3409
Office email

Personal email: Mark_E_Willis  at hotmail dot com

Research Interests
Reservoir characterization using geophysical methods
Fracture characterization using surface seismic, VSP,  microseismic, and sonic data
Seismic interferometry
Seismic migration and imaging methodologies
Borehole acoustic wave modeling and rock property extraction
Seismic wave propagation and data processing
Distributed Acoustic Sensor (DAS) vertical seismic profiling (VSP)
Musical acoustics

Univ. of Wisconsin – Milwaukee            Applied Math and Physics, B.S.                  May 1977
Massachusetts Inst. Technology             Geophysics, Ph.D.                                          May 1983

Professional Experience
Mobil Dallas Research Laboratory – Dallas, TX
Senior Staff Geophysicist                                                                                             1983-1988
Geophysical Team Leader                                                                                            1988-1992
Mobil Exploration and Technology Center – Dallas, TX
Supervisor of Seismic Processing                                                                               1992-1994
Manager Seismic Acquisition                                                                                      1994-1995
Mobil North Sea Limited – Aberdeen, Scotland
Distributed Research Geophysicist                                                                            1995-1998
Mobil Exploration and Technology Center – Dallas, TX
Associate Geophysical Advisor                                                                                    1998-2000
Liberty Mutual Group – Portsmouth, NH
Manager, Offices of Technology and Program Management                               2000-2002
Massachusetts Institute of Technology – Cambridge, MA
Research Scientist                                                                                                          2002-2008
Manager MIT New England Seismic Network                                                        2002-2005
Principal Research Scientist                                                                                        2008-2008
Cambridge GeoSciences – Houston, TX
Program Director Acoustics                                                                                        2005-2011
ConocoPhillips – Houston, TX
Principal Geophysicist, Seismic Analysis Group                                                   2008-2010
Team Lead Fracture Imaging Group                                                                        2010- 2011
Blue Blazer Technologies
Science Officer                                                                                                              2009-2016
Halliburton – Houston, TX
Chief Scientific Advisor, Borehole Seismic, Wireline & Perforating                2011-present








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