Jie Zhang(张捷)



    Chair Professor of Geophysics
    Adjunct Professor of Life Sciences
    Adjunct Professor of Business Management
    Email: jzhang25@ustc.edu.cn
    Phone: (86)-551-63606113
    Office: Room 1123, School of Earth and Space Sciences

    Research Interests: Geophysical Exploration, Earthquake Monitoring and Forecasting, Medical Imaging, and Biomedicine.

    1997: PhD in Geophysics from MIT
    1991: MS in Geophysics from Penn State
    1986: BS in Geophysics from USTC

    Academic Awards/Honors:
    08/2020: Member, Texas Academy of Medicine, Engineering, Science & Technology (TAMEST)
    04/2020: Life Membership, Society of Exploration Geophysicists (SEG)
    02/2020: Elected Member, US National Academy of Engineering (NAE)
    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 Experiences: 
    2019-Present: Chair Professor at USTC
    2011-2019: Full-time professor at USTC
    2009-2011: Teaching at MIT and Stanford
    2016: Co-founded Cello Therapeutics Inc.
    1999: Founded Miles Medical in Beijing and San Francisco, CA
    1998: Founded GeoTomo in Louisville, CO and Houston, Texas
    1997: Joined Blackhawk Geometrics in Golden, CO
    1997: Research Associate, MIT, Cambridge, MA

    Volunteer Experiences: 
    01/2023 – present: Member, TAMEST Award Committee
    11/2018 – present: Board Governor, Asia School of Business, Malaysia
    05/2016 – present: Member, MIT Patrons Circle
    01/2019 – 10/2020: Member, SEG Justice, Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion (JEDI) Committee
    05/2018 – 09/2020: Board Member, Global Board of SEG
    08/2011 – 08/2019: 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




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