Malleswar Yenugu is currently working as an independent consultant. He obtained his PhD in geophysics from University of Houston. He received BS (Physics) and MS (Geophysics) degrees from Andhra University in India. He gained experience in seismic attribute analysis and reservoir characterization. He used integrated approaches from seismic, well log and cores for successful characterization of conventional and unconventional reservoirs. He serves as an associate editor for Interpretation journal and also as a special editor for Geophysics journal. He was also awarded the SPIRIT scholarship (2011) from ConocoPhillips and the Global Geoscience Award (2012) from ExxonMobil. His research interests include rock physics, geomechancis and reservoir characterization. He is a member of SEG, AAPG, SPWLA, EAGE, and SPE.