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Institutional Information: Maden, Jeofizik Mühendisliği
Research Areas: Geophysical Engineering, Applied Geophysics


Yasir Bashir is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Geophysical Engineering, Faculty of Mines, İstanbul Technical University, İstanbul, Türkiye. He earned his Ph.D. in Petroleum Geosciences from Universiti Teknologi PETRONAS, Malaysia, Master’s in Geophysics and Computer Science from Quaid-e-Azam University, and the University of Baluchistan, Pakistan respectively. He worked for 3 years as a Senior Lecturer/Assistant Professor at USM, 5.5 years as Research Scientist and 2 years as Graduate Research Assistant at Universiti Teknologi PETRONAS, Malaysia, and 1 year with OGDCL, Pakistan as Geophysicist. Technical background includes aspects of developing algorithms including Machine learning for Seismic data processing, Imaging, and developing a workflow for seismic inversion and prospect evaluation together with hands-on practice. Participated as a team member and leader in several research projects from PETRONAS, Hitachi, UTP, and OGDCL such as Seismic anisotropy imaging, Seismic computing research, Pre-image processing & Diffraction Imaging, PSTM, PSDM, and QI. Research outcomes have recognized and presented in international conferences (SEG, EAGE, OTC, IPTC, and APGCE) and international Journal publications. Problem solver with strengths in workflow development and quality control. Effective leadership skills in mixed-gender and multi-ethnic groups. He is a member of SEG, EAGE, PGN, GSM, and PAPG.


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