Research Associate Professor

Dr. Yang Hui had obtained PhD in Institute of Geology and Geophysics, Chinese academy of Sciences, 2001. Then he joined Lenovo Ltd. as engineer of system design. From 2005 to 2008, he was a post-doctor in WTOPI/MILAB, University of California, at Santa Cruz. After that he worked in LandOcean energy service Ltd. as senior researcher and principle geophysicist in Statoil until 2016. His main working area include seismic wave forward modeling, illumination and migration, Full waveform inversion, Seismic data processing and large scale distributed parallel computing, etc..



1998/9-2001/7 Institute of Geology and Geophysics, Chinese Academy of Sciences. Solid Geophysics, Ph.D.

1995/9-1998/7 Changchun University of Science and Technology. Applied Geophysics, M.S.

1991/9-1995/7 Changchun College of Geology. Applied Geophysics, B.S.


Work Experience

2013/01 - 2016/11, Statoil, Principal Research Geophysicist.

2008/10/14-2012/06, LandOcean Energy Services, Co., Ltd., Senior Researcher, Group leader

2005/3-2008/9, WTOPI & MILAB/IGPP, University of California, at Santa Cruz, Post-doctoral researcher

2003/4-2005/2, Institute of Geology and Geophysics, Chinese Academy of Sciences, Assistant researcher

2001/7-2003/4, Software design center, Lenovo Holdings Ltd., System design engineer


Professional Associations and Honors

Member of Society of Exploration Geophysicists(SEG).

Member of EAGE.

2001, Contribution Prize of Daqing Oilfield Company Limited

2003, Innovation Team Award for significant contributions in The key innovation project of Chinese Academy of Science: The leading research of oil & gas exploration (KZXCL-Y-01), 1999-2001

2004, Excellent Prize of 2nd Chinese Association for Science and Technology periodical academic thesis


Full waveform inversion, seismic modeling & imaging, illumination analysis, scientific parallel computing.

Yang Hui and Bangyu Wu, 2017, Full waveform inversion based on mini-batch gradient descent optimization with geological constrain, submitted to SEG QingDao.
Wu Bangyu, Hui Yang, Zhaolin Zhu, and Are Osen, 2015, Local slant stack Kirchhoff common offset beam migration: application to the SEAM model. SEG Technical Program Expanded Abstracts, 4283-4287. doi: 10.1190/segam2015-5861997.1.
He Conghui, Haohuan Fu, Bangtian Liu, Huabin Ruan, Guangwen Yang, Hui Yang, Are Osen, 2015, A GPU-based Parallel Beam Migration Design,SEG Technical Program Expanded Abstracts,4313-4317.
Bangyu Wu, Zhaolin Zhu, Hui Yang, Are Osen, Jiangtao Hu, Huazhong Wang, 2014, High resolution beam forming for 3D common offset Kirchhoff beam migration, SEG Technical Program Expanded Abstracts, 3837-3841.
Bangyu Wu, Zhaolin Zhu, Jiangtao Hu, Huazhong Wang, Hui Yang, Are Osen,2014, Least square inversion beam forming for Kirchhoff beam migration, Beijing International Geophysical Conference & Exposition, China.
Wang Ying, H. Yang, A. Osen, L. Amundsen, 2013, A New Local Method for Seismic Deghosting of Towed Streamer Data, EAGE 75th,We P08 09.
Wang M.X., H. Yang, A. Osen, D.H. Yang, 2013, Full-wave Equation Based Illumination Analysis by NAD Method, EAGE 75th,TU P06 11.
Yang, H., Y. Wang and G.S. Xie, 2011, Frequency domain full-wave illumination with global wavefield separation, EAGE Expanded Abstracts.
Yang, H., X.B. Xie and Y. He, 2009, Velocity analysis for plane-wave source migration using the finite-frequency sensitivity kernel, Expanded abstracts, SEG 79th Annual Meeting, 3670-3674.
He, Y., X.B. Xie and H. Yang, 2009, Sensitivity kernels for migration velocity analysis in local angle domain, Expanded abstracts, SEG 79th Annual Meeting, 2909-2913.
Xie, X.B., and H. Yang, 2009, Finite-frequency sensitivity analysis and migration velocity updating, CPS/SEG Beijing '2009, International Geophysical Conference, Expanded Abstracts, ID: 7
Yang Hui, X.B. Xie, M.Q. Luo and S.W. Jin, 2008, Target oriented full-wave equation based illumination analysis, 78th Annual International Meeting, SEG, Expanded Abstracts, 2216-2220.
Xie, Xiao-Bi, and H. Yang, 2008, A wave equation migration velocity analysis approach based on finite-frequency sensitivity kernel, 78th Annual International Meeting, SEG, Expanded Abstracts, 3093-3097.
Xie, Xiao-Bi, and H. Yang, 2008, The finite-frequency sensitivity kernel for migration residual moveout and its applications in migration velocity analysis: Geophysics, 73, S241-S249.
Xie, Xiao-Bi, and H. Yang, 2008. A full-wave equation based illumination analysis method. 70th Conference and Technical Exhibition, EAGE, Expanded abstracts, P284.
Xie, Xiao-Bi. and H. Yang, 2007. A migration velocity updating method based on the shot index common image gather and finite-frequency sensitivity kernel. SEG, Expanded Abstract, 2767-2771
Yang, H., Xiao-Bi., Xie, and Ru-Shan., Wu, 2006, Local angle information extraction and the application to velocity updating. WTOPI report, 13. 87-100.
Yang, H., M.Q., Luo, Xiao-Bi., Xie, and Ru-Shan., Wu, 2005, Residual migration velocity analysis in local angle domain. WTOPI report, 12. 87-100.
Yang Hui, Liu Hong, Li Youming. 2001, The Multipoint-symplectic Approximation of One-way Wave-equation Operator, the 71th Int. Soc. Expl. Geop. Annual Meeting, Expanded Abstract, 544-546
杨辉, 刘洪, 李幼铭, 单程波方程偏移算子高阶辛格式, 地球物理学报,Vol.46, 533-538, 2001
李克臣, 黄刘生, 杨辉, 微机Cluster并行化实现叠前深度偏移方法, 计算机工程与应用, Vol.24, 156-158, 2001
杨辉, 高亮, 刘洪, 李幼铭, 范兴才, 微机群并行实现Marmousi模型叠前深度偏移 地球物理进展Vol. 16, 68-75,2001
刘洪,李建勇,杨辉,李幼铭,用谱分解构造单程波辛算子,反射地震学论文集,同济大学海洋地质与地球物理系编,同济大学出版社,170-174, 2000
Yang Hui, Liu Hong Li Youming, Wang Chunmei,Bi Min. 2000,The Application of Symplectic Depth Prestack Migration in Daqing XJWZ Area, the 70th Int. Soc. Expl. Geop. Annual Meeting, Calgary, Expanded Abstract, 882-885
席海峰, 杨有发, 杨辉, 宋雷, 利用神经网络进行子波反褶积 长春科技大学学报 (研究生专刊) vol.28 86-89 1998
杨辉, 李岸, 席海峰, 模拟退火算法及其在测井中的应用 长春科技大学学报 (研究生专刊) vol.28 90-93 1998