TGS Imaging Expands Research and Development Program

TGS Imaging, the processing and imaging arm of TGS-NOPEC Geophysical Company is expanding its research and development efforts in data processing and software development. Leading this effort will be the company's new Vice President of R&D, Young Kim, Ph.D.

Dr. Kim, a twenty-four year veteran of geophysical research, will work closely with TGS' clients in developing advanced processing solutions. His leadership and experience will increase the capabilities of the TGS Imaging research group, credited with the original introduction of wave equation and tomography processing techniques.

Young Kim comes to TGS Imaging from ExxonMobil Exploration where he was a technical advisor on special projects for subsurface depth imaging. Previously Dr. Kim was the Research Supervisor for the Seismic Processing Research Section at ExxonMobil Upstream Research. Dr. Kim holds three patents related to seismic processing technology and has contributed to more than 20 published articles.