Yan Yang

Postdoctoral Fellows



Postdoctoral Fellow

Research Interests

​Seismic  imaging

Selected Publications

  • ​Y. Xie, Y. Yang, D. Gajewski. Wavefront attribute estimation for 3D laterally heterogeneous media. SEG Technical Program Expanded Abstracts 2018: pp. 5103-5107.
  • Y. Xie, L. Li, Y. Yang. 3D wavefront tomography, Part I: NIP wavefront tomography. SEG Technical Program Expanded Abstracts 2018: pp. 5178-5182.
  • Y. Yang, C. Vanelle, D. Gajewski. A New Kinematic Time Demigration Approach Based on the CSP Method. 78th EAGE Conference and Exhibition 2016. DOI: 10.3997/2214-4609.201601378
  • Y. Yang, C. Vanelle, D. Gajewski. Combining partial time migration and prestack data enhancement: a useful tool for subsalt imaging. 84th SEG Technical Program Expanded Abstracts 2014: pp. 3669-3673.​


  • ​Ph.D University of Hamburg (UHH), 2017
  • MSc China University of Petroleum, Beijing (CUPB), 2012
  • BSc Huaibei Normal University (HNU), 2007

Professional Profile

  • ​During my Ph.D, I mainly did 2D and 3D seismic imaging by prestack partial time migration and demigration method. I also did some numerical studies of data-driven anisotropic diffraction traveltime approximation.

Scientific and Professional Membership



  • ​2016 Gleichstellungsfonds von Universität Hamburg (Equal Opportunity Scholarship, UHH)

  • 2009-2011 Scholarship for graduate students, two consecutive years, CUPB

  • 2009-2010 “Excellent Postgraduate Student”, CUPB

KAUST Affiliations

  • ​PSE​

Research Interests Keywords

Seismic imaging