• Exciting things are happening at the Subsurface Detective Agency (SDA) Research Lab!
  • May 2020:
    • Carl Buist will be defending his MS thesis  “Sub-seismic reef characterization using machine learning and multi-attribute analysis” on May 11th
    • Congrats Karelia La Marca on the acceptance of our manuscript “Seismic attributes and analogues to characterize a large fold in the Taranaki Basin” in Interpretations!
    •  Congrats to Zach Williams for receiving the AAPG student chapter award for Outstanding Undergraduate Student, and Chris Ramos Sanchez for the Outstanding Undergraduate Student award from the SEG Student Chapter!
    •  Congrats to Jose Pedro Mora for your ‘Outstanding Graduate Student’ Award from the SEG Student Chapter!
    • Congrats to me for receiving the Outstanding Faculty award from the SEG Student Chapter!  I miss seeing you all!
    •  Congrats to Peter Reilly on receiving the Alan Witten Award for Outstanding Senior in Geophysics!  And congrats on graduating, Pete!!!
  • April 2020:
    • Despite working remotely, due to Covid-19, the SDA has submitted ELEVEN extended abstracts for SEG 2020.  I lead some amazing students!
    •  To date in 2020, we have also submitted ELEVEN new manuscripts to peer-reviewed journals.  I am going to need to add a new page for publications very soon 🙂
    • Congrats Karen Leopoldino on the acceptance of our manuscript “The importance of recognizing multiples in legacy data: a case study from the Brazilian Equatorial Margin” in Interpretations
  •  February 2020:
    • Congrats Karen Leopoldino on the acceptance of our manuscript “Seismic Stratigraphic Patterns and Characterization of Deepwater Reservoirs of the Mundaú Sub-Basin, Brazilian Equatorial Margin” in Marine and Petroleum Geology
  • December 2019:
    • Karelia La Marca was recognized as one of the top 25 presentations at the annual SEG 2019 Fall Meeting!  Congrats Karelia!
    • On December 9, Dr. Bedle was invited to present her work regarding Archean cratons and their destruction at the AGU Fall 2019 meeting in San Francisco.
  • November 2019:
    • The annual AASPI meeting will be held the week before Thanksgiving on the OU campus. New machine learning algorithms deployed in the latest software package will be discussed and demoed.  Contact me if you are interested in supporting AASPI initiatives and students!
    • Dr Bedle was made a Co-PI with the AASPI consortium!
  • October 2019:
    • Ack!  We’ve submitted nine abstracts for AAPG 2020, and three manuscripts for 2019 so far!!!  The SDA is rockin’!!!
    • We’ve also stared collaborating more with AASPI, the Sam Noble Museum, and researchers at OSU.
  • September 2019:

    The new SDA logo!

    • Dr Bedle presented at OU’s Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning Symposium.
    • Dr Bedle gave an invited talk  and panel discussion at the 2019 SEG Post-Convention Workshop: Artificial Intelligence Frontiers in Geosciences
    • Three of Dr Bedle’s students presented their research
      • Roberto Clairmont (poster Wed PM)
      • Clayton Silver (poster Tues PM)
      • Karelia La Marca (poster Wed PM)
    • The OU Evolve Team mentored by Dr. Bedle presented their work from earlier this year at SEG

      OU’s 2019 SEG Evolve Team

    • OU’s Challenge Bowl Team competed at the International Competition. Julian Chenin and Karelia La Marca  came  in  5th  place!  Great job!

      OU’s SEG Challenge Bowl Team: Karelia La Marca and Julian Chenin

    • Robert Clairmont presented his work at the annual NABG conference

      Roberto Clairmont (MS) presenting at NABG

       

  • August 2019:
  • June 2019:
    • Dr. Bedle presented at Pioneer Natural Resources in Dallas, TX.  She talked to their intern and geophysics employees about gas hydrates and her research into the applications of multi-attribute machine learning methods
    • Dr. Bedle won an OU Creatie for her best new faculty website (yes! this website!)
  • May 2019:
    • The OU SEG Challenge Bowl Team mentored by Dr. Bedle placed 2nd at the Gulf Coast Regional, only missing 1st place by 3 little points!  Nice job Karelia La Marca and Julian Chenin!
    • Congrats to Roberto Clairmont and Clayton Silver for receiving their Bachelor’s of Science degrees – in a few months they will join the SDA as MS students!
  • April 2019: