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geophysicist

Ozdogan Yilmaz, Turkish, British Geophysicist. Recipient Istanbul Technology U. Special Commendation award, 1992.

Background

Yilmaz, Ozdogan was born on December 18, 1949 in Ardahan, Kars, Turkey. Son of Mushur and Hatice (Yildiz) Yilmaz.

Education

Bachelor of Science in Geophysics, University Missouri, Rolla, 1970. Master of Science in Geophysics, Stanford University, 1973. Doctor of Philosophy in Geophysics, Stanford University, 1979.

Career

From research geophysicist to chief geophysicist, Turkish Petroleum Corporation, Ankara, 1973-1978; from senior research geophysicist to director research, Western Geophysical, Houston and London, 1979-1992; director inversion services, Landmark, London, 1992-1993; from director product development to director inversion services, Schlumberger, London, 1993-1996; director, Paradigm Geophysical, London, since 1996.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Author: Seismic Date Processing, 1987.

Membership

Served in Turkish Army, 1975. Member Society Exploration Geophysicists (Virgil Kauffman Gold Medal award 1991, vice president executive committee 1993-1994, chairman summer workshop 1994, Distinguished lecturer 1996, chairman international conference and exposition Istanbul 1997), European Association Exploration Geophysicists (Conrad-Schlumberger award 1992, editor journal. 1993-1995), Chamber Geophysical Engineers of Turkey (honorary, Geophysicist of Year award 1978).

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Avocations: history, biographies, tennis, windsurfing.

Connections

Married Hulya Sungur, October 5, 1973. 1 child, Esen L.

father:
Mushur Yilmaz

mother:
Hatice (Yildiz) Yilmaz

spouse:
Hulya Sungur

child:
Esen L. Yilmaz