118: The secret to maximizing your professional career

Dr. Dhananjay (DJ) Kumar discusses his course, the value of membership at SEG, and the activities essential for the professional development of geophysicists.

This conversation covers a wide range of topics from synthetic seismograms construction to how to get the most of your membership at SEG. DJ has taken advantage of his activities throughout his career and is excited to share his lessons learned with this audience.

Seismic Soundoff · 118: The secret to maximizing your professional career

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Dhananjay Kumar received a B.S. (1998) in geological sciences and an M.S (2000) in exploration geophysics from the Indian Institute of Technology Kharagpur and a Ph.D. (2005) in geophysics from the University of Texas at Austin. Since 2012, he has been working as a geophysicist at BP Upstream Technology in Houston. Earlier, he worked one year for Reliance in Mumbai and seven years for Chevron in San Ramon and Houston. His research interests include reservoir properties predictions from seismic, 4D seismic, shale gas, and gas hydrates. He has taught various geophysical courses during SPG-India conference and delivered lectures at universities. He conducts BP’s internal course as well. He is a member of SEG, GSH, AGU, and SPG North America Chapter.


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