Dr Mark Sams - Quantitative Interpreter Manager - Ikon Science Training Tutor

Dr Mark Sams - Quantitative Interpreter Manager

QI Solutions Manager - Ikon Science Asia Pacific

An expert with 30 years of academia and industry experience in the fields of rock physics and seismic reservoir characterisation, as well as Deterministic and Geostatistical inversion. Mark has carried out hundreds of rock physics and inversion projects throughout the Asia Pacific and Middle East regions. He has taught and mentored throughout these regions and has published widely, in addition to presenting at major conferences for EAGE, SEG, SPE and AAPG.

1980 B.Sc. Physics, Durham University
Durham, UK

1985 M.Sc Geophysics Imperial College,
London, UK

1988 Ph.D. Geophysics, Imperial College
London, UK

Work Experience
2012 to present
QI Manager, Ikon Science, Asia Pacific

1997 to 2012
Regional Technical Manager, Fugro-Jason Far East

1994 to 1997
Senior Geoscientist, Petronas Research and Scientific Services, Malaysia

1988 to 1994
Research Associate, Imperial College London

Special Achievement
Best paper in Geophysical Prospecting
Publication of 25 peer reviewed papers
Presentation of 50+ papers at international conferences

1997 to present
Associate Editor of Geophysical Prospecting
Reviewer EAGE Annual Conference