Stanford Doerr School of Sustainability

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  • Matthew Edward Lees

    Matthew Edward Lees

    Ph.D. Student in Geophysics, admitted Autumn 2018

    BioI work on using geophysics to monitor and interpret hydrologically-induced surface deformation in and around California's Central Valley. My research focuses on improving our understanding of land subsidence induced by groundwater extraction, as well as more subtle surface deformation due to hydrologic loading. I have additional interest in sustainable groundwater management around the world, and how geophysics can be used to help tackle pressing hydrologic issues of the 21st century.

    Before coming to Stanford, I studied a Masters in Earth Sciences at the University of Cambridge (2013-17) and spent time as a hydrogeologist at the International Centre for Integrated Mountain Development, ICIMOD (2017).

    Additional information about me and my research can be found at my personal website and on the GEM Center site, please see links to the right. My personal website is the most likely to be up to date.

  • Haipeng Li

    Haipeng Li

    Ph.D. Student in Geophysics, admitted Autumn 2022

    BioHaipeng Li is a Ph.D. student in the Stanford Exploration Project (SEP), beginning in the fall of 2022. His research interests include studying the Earth's interior structures with seismic inversion and imaging methods. He focuses on investigating Distributed Acoustic Sensing in full-waveform inversion to resolve real-life problems including CO2 sequestration, hydrocarbon exploration, and urban environment monitoring. Also, He is exploiting high-performant numerical algorithms and SciML surrogates for seismic wavefield simulation across scales and medical imaging with ultrasounds.

  • Ethan Lopes

    Ethan Lopes

    Ph.D. Student in Geophysics, admitted Autumn 2021

    BioEthan is an experimental geophysicist interested in using paleomagnetism to elucidate questions pertaining to ancient Mars's magnetic field. As a PhD candidate, his current work involves the study of magnetic mineral production via fluid-rock interactions.