Bo Zhang

Bo Zhang

Associate Professor


  • PhD, Geophysics, The University of Oklahoma, 2014
  • MS, Geophysics, Institute of Geology and Geophysics, Chinese Academy of Science China, 2009
  • BS, Geophysics, China University of Petroleum, 2006


Research Interests

  • Seismic Signal Analysis
  • Development and Calibration of New Seismic Attributes
  • Seismic Velocity Analysis
  • Broadband seismic data processing
  • Shale Resources Characterization

Current Research Projects

2015-2017, Shale resources characterization by integrating seismic and petrophysics data analysis, China State Key Laboratory of Oil and Gas Reservoir Geology and Exploitation, Oversea Expert Project. Grant number, PLC201401, PI.

Courses Taught

  • GEO525
  • GEO424


Selected Publications

  1. Yin, Z., B. Zhang*, Y. Hu, J. Zhu, C. Guo, G. Chen, 2020, The facies analysis of a fan delta by integrating multiple discipline data -A Case Study of the KL-A Oilfield, Bohai Bay Basin, China: Interpretation, 8(2).
  1. Li, S., Z. Huo, Zhang*, Y. Lou, H. Wu, S Wang, 2020, Multichannel Complex Seismic Traces Analysis: IEEE Geoscience and Remote Sensing Letters (accepted).
  1. Qi, J. B. Zhang*, B. Lyu, K, J. Marfurt, 2020, Seismic attribute selection for machine-learning-based facies analysis: Geophysics, 85(2), O17-O35
  1. Lou, Y., Zhang*, T. Lin, D. Cao, 2020, Seismic horizon picking by integrating reflector’s dip and instantaneous phase attributes: Geophysics, 85(2).
  2. Liu, N., Zhang*, J. Gao, H. Wu, S. Li, 2019, Seismic anelastic attenuation estimation using prestack seismic gathers: Geophysics, 84 (6), M37-M49.
  3. Wu, H., Zhang*, T. Lin, D. Cao, Y. Lou, 2019, Semi-automated seismic horizon interpretation using encoder-decoder convolutional neural network: Geophysics, 84(6), B403-B417.
  4. Liu, N., J. Gao, Zhang, Q. Wang, X. Jiang, 2019, Self-Adaptive Generalized S-Transform and Its Application in Seismic Time-Frequency Analysis: IEEE Transactions on Geoscience and Remote Sensing 57(10), 7849-7859.
  5. Wu, H., Zhang*, T. Lin, F. Li, N. Liu, 2019, White noise attenuation of seismic data by integrating variational mode decomposition and convolutional neural network: Geophysics, 84(5), V315-V325.
  6. Wu, H., Zhang*, F. Li, N. Liu, 2019, Semi-automatic first arrival picking of micro-seismic events by using pixel-wise convolutional image segmentation method: Geophysics, 84(3), V143-V155.
  7. Lou, Y., Zhang*, T. Lin, N. Liu, H. Wu, R. Liu, D. Cao, 2019, Accurate seismic dip and azimuth estimation using semblance dip guided structure-tensor analysis: Geophysics, 84 (5), O103-O112.
  8. Lou, Y., Zhang*, R. Wang, T. Lin, D. Cao, 2019, Seismic fault attribute estimation using a local fault model: Geophysics, 84(4), O73-O80.
  9. Zhang, B.*, Y. Liu, X. Zhou, Z. Xu, 2019, Accelerate Well Correlation with Deep Learning: AAPG Search and Discovery, Article 53760.
  10. Wu, H., Zhang*, D. Cao, 2019, The determination of the constant phase of seismic wavelet using automatic seismic well tying: Exploration Geophysics, 50(3), 245-254.
  11. Wang, Q., Zhang*, S. Guo, J. Han, 2019, Effect of anisotropy, angle and critical tensile stress and confining pressures on evaluation of shale brittleness index: Part 1-methodology and laboratory study, Interpretation, 7(3), T637-T646.
  12. Lin, T., Zhang*, K. J. Marfurt, 2019, Geometric Seismic Attribute Estimation using Data-adaptive Windows: Interpretation, 7(2), SC33-SC43.
  13. Ye, Y., Zhang*, C. Niu, J. Qi, H. Zhou, 2019, The thickness imaging of channels using multiple-frequency components analysis: Interpretation, 7(1), B1-B8.
  14. Liu, Y., Zhang*, Y. Dong, Z. Qu, J. Hou, 2019, The determination of variogram in the presence of horizontal wells-An application to a conglomerate reservoir modeling, East China: Journal of Petroleum Science and Engineering, 173, 512-524.
  15. Sheng, M., S. Tian, Zhang, H. Ge, 2019, Frequency analysis of multi-sources acoustic emission from high-velocity waterjet rock drilling and its indicator to drilling efficiency: International Journal of Rock Mechanics and Mining Sciences, 115, 137-144.
  16. Xu, Z., Zhang*, F. Li, G. Cao, Y. Liu, 2018, The application of well logs decomposition using VMD to the sequence stratigraphic analysis of a conglomerate reservoir: Geophysics, 83(4), B221-B228.
  17. Liu, N., Zhang*, J. Gao, Z. Gao, S. Li, 2018, Seismic attenuation estimation using the modified log spectral ratio method: Journal of Applied Geophysics, 159, 386-394.
  18. Liu, N., J. Gao, Zhang, F. Li, Q. Wang, 2018, Time-frequency Analysis of Seismic Data Using a Three Parameters S Transform: IEEE Geoscience and Remote Sensing Letters, 15, 142-146.
  19. Li, F., Zhang*, S. Verma, K. J. Marfurt, 2018, Seismic signal denoising using thresholded variational mode decomposition: Exploration Geophysics, 49(4), 450-461.
  20. Li, F., Zhang*, R. Zhai, H. Zhou, K. J. Marfurt, 2017, Depositional Sequence Characterization based on Seismic Variational Mode Decomposition: Interpretation, 5(2), SE97-SE106.
  21. Wang, X., Zhang*, T. Zhao, J. Huang, H. Wu, 2017, Facies analysis by integrating 3D seismic attributes and well-log for prospect identification and evaluation – A case study from Northwest China: Interpretation, 5(2), SE61-SE74.
  22. Du, Q., Zhang, X. Meng, C. Guo, G. Chen, G. Huo, 2016, Two-step joint PP-and PS-wave three-term amplitude-variation with offset inversion: Interpretation, 4(4), T613-T625.
  23. Guo, S., Zhang, Q. Wang, A. Cabrales-Vargas, K. J. Marfurt, 2016, Noise suppression using preconditioned least-squares prestack time migration: application to the Mississippian limestone: Journal of Geophysics and Engineering, 13(4), 441-453.
  24. Wang, X., Zhang*, F. Li, J. Qi, B. Bai, 2016, Seismic time-frequency decomposition by using a hybrid basis-matching pursuit technique: Interpretation, 4(2), T263-T272.
  25. Zhang, B.*, T. Lin, S. Guo, O. E. Davogustto, K. J. Marfurt, 2016, Noise suppression of time migrated gathers using structure oriented filtering: Interpretation, 4(2), SG19-SG29.
  26. Wen, X., Zhang*, W. Pennington, Z. He, 2015, Relative P-impedance estimation using a dipole-based matching pursuit decomposition strategy: Interpretation, 3(4), T197-T206.
  27. Zhang, B.*, T. Zhao, X. Jin, K. J. Marfurt, 2015, Brittleness evaluation of resource plays by integrating petrophysics and seismic data analysis: Interpretation, 3(2), T81-T92.
  28. Zhang, B.*, D. Chang, T. Lin, K. J. Marfurt, 2015, improving the quality of prestack inversion by prestack data conditioning: Interpretation, 3(1), T5-T12.
  29. Qi, J., Zhang, H. Zhou, K. J. Marfurt, 2014, Attribute expression of fault-controlled karst — Fort Worth Basin, Texas: A tutorial: Interpretation, 2(3), SF91-SF110.
  30. Zhang, B.*, T. Zhao, J. Qi, K. J. Marfurt, 2014, Horizon-based semi-automated nonhyperbolic velocity analysis: Geophysics, 79(6), U15-U23.
  31. Zhang, B.*, Y. Liu, M. Pelissier, N. Hemstrat, 2014, Semi-automated fault interpretation based on seismic attributes: Interpretation, 2(1), SA11-SA19.
  32. Zhang, B.*, K. Zhang, S. Guo, K. J. Marfurt, 2013, Non-stretching NMO correction of prestack time-migrated gathers using a matching-pursuit algorithm: Geophysics, 78(1), U9-U18.