Jie Zhang(张捷)



    Professor of Geophysics
    USTC President’s Representative – North America
    Director of Geophysical Research Institute, USTC
    Email: jzhang25@ustc.edu.cn
    Phone: (86)-551-63606113
    Office: Room 1123, School of Earth and Space Sciences

    1986: BS in Geophysics from USTC
    1991: MS in Geophysics from Penn State
    1996: PhD in Geophysics from MIT

    Academic Awards/Honors:
    09/2016: Honorary Lecturer, Society of Exploration Geophysicists (SEG)
    07/2015: Ranked First among 100 Most Creative People in China, 
        Fast Company (US Business Magazine, Chinese Edition)
    10/2015: Outstanding Educator Award, Society of Exploration Geophysicists (SEG)
    10/2012: Reginald Fessenden Award, Society of Exploration Geophysicists (SEG)
    09/1995: STAR Award: US Environmental Protection Agency (EPA)
    06/1995: Antarctic Service Medal: Italian National Antarctic Program, Italy
    08/1994: OYO Fellowship: Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT)
    06/1994: Antarctic Service Award: Department of the Navy, United States
    12/1994: Antarctic Expedition Medal: National Science Foundation, United States 
    Work Experience
    Previously worked at Shell, USGS, Blackhawk Geometrics, developing and applying geophysical imaging technologies for scientific research and for oil and gas exploration. 
    1998: Founded GeoTomo in Louisville, CO.
    1999: Founded Miles Medical in Beijing and San Francisco, CA.
    2009-2011: Teaching at MIT and Stanford.
    2011-Present: Returned to China and joined USTC.
    2016: Founded Cello Therapeutics Inc. in San Diego, CA.

    Volunteer Experience: 
    05/2016 – present: Member, MIT Patrons Circle
    08/2011 – present: Member, MIT EAPS Visiting Advisory Committee
    09/2016 – 09/2017: First Vice President, Society of Exploration Geophysicists (SEG)
    09/2015 – 09/2016: Second Vice President, Society of Exploration Geophysicists (SEG)
    03/2015 – 03/2016: Member, Election Committee, Chinese Academy of Sciences (CAS)
    12/2014 – present: Trustee Associate, SEG Foundation
    01/2012 – present: Founding Director, Stanford-USTC-MIT (SUM) Program, USTC
    01/2011 – 09/2015: Chairman, SEG China Advisory Committee
    01/2011 – 09/2015: Board Director/Chairman, SEG Global Inc.

    04/2018: Co-Chair, CPS/SEG Conference 2018 in Beijing, China
    12/2017: Co-Chair, SEG Full Waveform Inversion Workshop, Manama, Bahrain
    06/2017: Co-Chair, Microseismic Technology Workshop, Hefei, China
    05/2017: Co-Chair, Second Full Waveform Inversion Workshop, Beijing, China
    04/2016: Co-Chair, SPG/SEG 2016 International Conference, Beijing, China
    12/2015: Co-Chair, Geophysical Compressed Sensing Workshop, Beijing, China
    05/2015: Co-Chair, First Full Waveform Inversion Workshop, Beijing, China
    12/2010: Co-Chair, CPS/SEG Conference 2010 in Shenzhen, China

    Graduate Courses Taught:
    At MIT:    12.571 – Near-Surface Geophysical Imaging
    At Stanford:  GEOPHYS 242 – Near-Surface Geophysical Imaging
    At USTC:   GP15217 – Near-Surface Geophysical Imaging
            GP15200 – Advanced Geophysics

    Research Interests:
    Near surface geophysics, full waveform inversion, joint inversion,
    real-time earthquake monitoring, geophysics search engine. 


    Publication and Patents



    Interdisciplinary Research Team on Geophysical Studies

    Graduate Students

    Undrgraduate Students

    Stanford-USTC-MIT (SUM) Geophysics Student Camp