Afeez Popoola

PhD Student

Biography

Afeez received his BASc and MASc in Geophysics in 2009 and 2014, respectively. Between 2014 and 2019, he was a geophysicist with Schlumberger Middle East, processing and interpreting VSP and borehole acoustic data. Afeez returned to academia to expand his knowledge and problem-solving skills. His current research interests include reservoir rock physics and geomechanics, acoustic emissions, and data science.

December 2020
December 2020

Invited Talk

Invited talk on "Basics of rock physics and seismic attenuation" as part of Fall 2020 Course Environmental and Archaeological Geophysics (JGA 305)

October 2020
October 2020

Award

Won first place at the CSEG and SEG Challenge Bowl

September 2020
September 2020

Publication

Poster presented at GeoConvention 2020 virtual conference titled "Comparative Analysis of Canadian LNG to Global Natural Gas Supply: Shaping Canada’s Energy Future

September 2020
September 2020

Award

Received the Ellsworth Fellowship

September 2020
September 2020

Award

Received the Queen Elizabeth II/Harold O. Seigel Graduate Scholarship in Science and Technology

September 2019
September 2019

Award

Received the Nick And Marilyn Tintor Explorers Fund Graduate Scholarship

September 2019
September 2019

Award

Received the Cameron Allen Explorers Graduate Fellowship

September 2019
September 2019

Joined

Joined as a PhD Student

Publications

Popoola, A., Schumacher, N. D., Plata, I. C., & Mlella, M. M. (2020). Comparative Analysis of Canadian LNG to Global Natural Gas Supply: Shaping Canada’s Energy Future. University of Calgary CREATE ReDeveLoP Annual Innovation Program, May 4 - 5, 2020, Virtual.