Funding

External research support
Primary sources have been (i) Division of Mathematical Sciences of the National Science Foundation, (ii) Division of Earth Sciences of the National Science Foundation, (iii) the Geo-Mathematical Imaging Group at the Department of Mathematics (Purdue University), (iv) the US Civilian Research & Development Foundation jointly with Sergey V. Goldin at the Siberian Division of the Russian Academy of Sciences, (v) the consortium project on Seismic Inverse Methods for Complex Structures at the Center for Wave Phenomena (Colorado School of Mines), and (vi) Ph.D. scholarships from industry.

2004-2005 : Anisotropy and mantle flow beneath Japan from seismological observations and geodynamical modeling
Co-PIs: R.D. van der Hilst, B.H. Hager (MIT)
Funding: NSF  EAR-0337697

2004-2005 : Curvelet decomposition of seismic migration, industrial PhD scholarship
Funding: Total E&P 

2004-2007 : Wave equation tomography and data assimilation: A new approach to estimating P and S speed variations in Earth’s lower mantle
Co-PIs: R.D. van der Hilst (MIT)
Funding: NSF  EAR-0409816

2004-2007 : CMG: Development and application of inference methods for imaging neighborhoods of Earth’s core-mantle boundary with broad-band ScS and SKKS coda waves
Co-PIs: R.D. van der Hilst (MIT), G. Uhlmann (UW), L. Tenorio (CSM)
Funding: NSF  EAR-0417891

2007  :  Geo-Mathematical Imaging Group
Funding: industry project 

2007-2010 : CMG: Multi-scale (wave-equation) tomographic imaging with USArray waveform data
Co-PIs: R.D. van der Hilst (MIT), G. Uhlmann (UW), L. Tenorio (CSM), P. Ma (UIUC)
Funding: NSF  EAR-0757814 / DMS

2008-2011 : CSEDI: Multi-scale analysis of mantle discontinuities using inverse scattering of SS waves and experimental mineral physics
Co-PIs: R.D. van der Hilst (MIT), S.-H. Shim (MIT)
Funding: NSF  EAR-0724644

2008  :  Geo-Mathematical Imaging Group
Funding: industry project 

2009-2012 : Stochastic and multiscale analysis of ambient-noise generated scattered waves and imaging of the earth
Co-PIs: K. Sølna (UCI)
Funding: NSF ARRA  DMS-0908274

2009  :  Geo-Mathematical Imaging Group
Funding: industry project 

2010-2013 : CMG: Nonlinear elastic-wave inverse scattering and tomography – from cracks to mantle convection
Co-PIs: R.D. van der Hilst (MIT), G. Uhlmann (UW), A. Vasy (Stanford)
Funding: NSF  DMS-1025318

2010  :  Geo-Mathematical Imaging Group
Funding: industry project 

2011  :  Geo-Mathematical Imaging Group
Funding: industry project 

2012  :  Geo-Mathematical Imaging Group
Funding: industry project 

2013  :  Local inverse boundary value problems and iterative reconstruction with applications to seismic waves
Co-PIs: R.D. van der Hilst (MIT), G. Uhlmann (UW), A. Vasy (Stanford)
Funding: pending 

2013  :  Geo-Mathematical Imaging Group
Funding: industry project 

2013-2015 : Inverse problem for electroseismic conversion, industrial PostDoc
Funding: Total S.A.  

Average Annual Funding: $ 600,000

Archive

1997  -     :  Seismic inverse methods for complex structures
Co-PIs: N. Bleistein, K. Larner, J. Scales, I. Tsvankin
Funding: consortium project 

1997  -     :  Mobil E&P Center (efficient one-way wave propagation)
Funding: Mobil E&P Center 

1998  -     :  Seismic inverse methods for complex structures
Co-PIs: N. Bleistein, K. Larner, J. Scales, I. Tsvankin
Funding: consortium project 

1998  - 1999 : DuPont Educational Aid Program (imaging-inversion in the presence of caustics)
Funding: DuPont Central R&D  

1998  - 2001 : Ph.D. scholarship (imaging-inversion in the presence of caustics)
Funding: (BP)Amoco Norway 

1998  - 2001 : Ph.D. scholarship (generalized screen propagation and imaging)
Funding: (TotalFina)Elf E&P 

1999  -     :  Seismic inverse methods for complex structures
Co-PIs: N. Bleistein, K. Larner, J. Scales, I. Tsvankin
Funding: consortium project 

2000  -     :  Seismic inverse methods for complex structures
Co-PIs: K. Larner, J. Scales, R. Snieder, I. Tsvankin
Funding: consortium project 

2001  -     :  Seismic inverse methods for complex structures
Co-PIs: K. Larner, J. Scales, R. Snieder, I. Tsvankin
Funding: consortium project 

2002  -     :  Seismic inverse methods for complex structures
Co-PIs: K. Larner, J. Scales, R. Snieder, I. Tsvankin
Funding: consortium project 

2002  - 2004 : True-amplitude seismic imaging
Co-PIs: PI with S.V. Goldin (Siberian Division of Russian Academy of Sciences)
Funding: CRDF  RG1-2362-NO-02

2002  - 2005 : Ph.D. scholarship (inverse multiple scattering)
Funding: Total E&P 

2003  -     :  Seismic inverse methods for complex structures
Co-PIs: K. Larner, R. Snieder, I. Tsvankin
Funding: consortium project 

2004  -     :  Seismic inverse methods for complex structures
Co-PIs: K. Larner, R. Snieder, I. Tsvankin
Funding: consortium project