Josimar Alves da Silva
  • 2020 Alumnus (PhD)
  • PhD, Earth, Atmospheric and Planetary Sciences, Massachusetts Inst. of Tech., 2020
  • BSc, Geophysics, U. Sao Paulo, 2009
Biographical Overview
Dr. Alves da Silva recently completed his PhD working with Prof. Ruben Juanes. He received a bachelor degree in Geophysics from the University of Sao Paulo, Brazil in 2009. He then worked for 5 years in the Oil & Gas industry (Schlumberger) before joining EAPS/ERL at MIT to further his education. While at Schlumberger Josimar participated in several projects involving seismic interpretation, AVO and AVAZ analysis, seismic fracture characterization and rock physics for both conventional and unconventional reservoirs. He is interested in geophysical applications for shale gas exploration.