Professor Amos Nur
Chief Technology Officer
B.Sc., Geology, Hebrew University, Israel, 1962.
Ph.D., Geophysics, Massachussetts Institute of Technology,Cambridge, Mass, 1969.
Research Associate in Geophysics, MIT. 1969-70.
Assistant Professor of Geophysics, Stanford University, 1970-74.
Associate Professor of Geophysics , Stanford University, 1974-79.
Visiting Professor, Weizmann Institute of Sciences, 1974-77.
Professor of Geophysics, Stanford University, 1979-present.
Chairman, Department of Geophysics, 1985-1991
Director, Stanford Program in Crustal Fluids, 1993 - present.
Chairman, Department of Geophysics, 1997-present
Member, Academic senate. 1994-1995.
Member, Committee on Committees. 1994.
Member, Committee on Research. 1995-1997.
Other Professional Positions:
Member, Lunar Sample Review Board, 1972-73.
Associate Editor, Journal of Geophysical Research, 1974-77.
Member, Committee on Seismology, National Research Council, 1974-77.
President, Tectonophysics Section, AGU, 1976-77.
Member, National Science Foundation Earth Sciences Advisory Board, 1974-77.
Member, National Academy of Science Earthquake Delegation to the Peoples Republic of China, 1976.
Delegate, Japan-US, Earthquake Prediction Symposium, Tokyo, 1977.
Director, Stanford Rockphysics & Borehole Geophysics Project 1977-present.
Associate Editor, Tectonophysics, 1979-92.
Member and Chairman, Earth Sciences Review Panel, LBL, 1980- 81.
Member, Day Medal Committee, GSA, 1981.
Member, Bucher Medal Committee, AGU, 1981.
Member, Hydrocarbon Research Drilling Committee, NRC, 1987- 88.
Invited speaker at 1988 SEG Annual Meeting Research Symposium.
Member, advisory board, INTEVEP, Venezuela, 1989-
Co-organizer, Conference on Active Strike Slip Tectonics, Florence, Italy, 1989.
Distinguished Lecturer, Society of Petroleum Engineers, Pakistan, 1996
Honors and Awards:
Research Fellow, A. P. Sloan Foundation, 1972-74.
J. B. Macelwane Award, AGU, 1974.
Mellon Fellowship, Stanford University, 1974-75.
Newcomb Cleveland Prize, AAAS, 1975.
Fellow, AGU, 1976.
Fellow, GSA, 1980.
University Fellow, Stanford University, 1980.
Fellow, Sackler Institute, Tel Aviv University, 1985-1987.
Wayne Loel Professorship of Earth Sciences, 1988.
Invited Snider Lecturer, University of Toronto, Canada, 1988.
Bicentennial Fellow, U. de los Andes, Venezuela, 1988.
Visiting Professor, University of Tokyo and ERI, 1988.
Visiting Scholar, Amoco/Canada UBC/Vancouver, 1989.
Harris Distinguished Lecturer Series,Texas A & M, 1989.
Fellow, California Academy of Sciences, 1990
Sliver Apple Award, National Educational Film & Video Festival, March 1991.
SEG Honorary Membership Award, June 1996.
American Geophysical Union
Geological Society of America
Society of Exploration Geophysicists
Seismological Society of America
Society of Petroleum Engineers
Over 180 papers in refereed journals; and 3 books.
Joint EAEG/EAPG work on "Developing new reservoirs", St. Petersburg, Russia. September, 1994.
Recent invited lectures and short courses relevant to this project:
EAEG workshop on "Developing new reservoirs", St. Petersburg, Russia, September, 1994.
Conference by the Nigerian Petroleum Institute, National Meeting in Lagos, Nigeria, May 1994.
In 1995--Yale, Harvard, MIT, UC Berkeley, Lockheed Res.[Palo Alto],UCSD
In 1996--LLNL, Israel Geophy. Inst., EMBARI, GFZ-3 lectures [Potsdam, Germany],
Workshop in Luxembourg on "Short Term Thermal and Hydrological Signatures effects", 1994.
World conference on "Natural Disaster Mitigation", Cairo, Egypt 1996
Earthquake prediction, U. of Tokyo, Tokyo, Japan, 1996
Distinguished lecturer, the Natiagali summer college, Natiagali, Pakistan, 1996
Gas hydrates workshop, National Gas Authority of India, Dehli, 1996
Gas Hydrates, Korean Inst. of Marine R&D, Ansan, Korea, 1996
Rockphysics workshop, Aberdeen, Scotland 1995.
Improved oil Recovery, Manchester College, Oxford U., UK 1995.
Improved oil Recovery, Pembroke College, Oxford U., UK 1996.
Reservoir management and Improved oil Recovery, Daqing oil field, Daqing city, PRC, 1996
School Alumni courses without grades 1995, 1996