Moritz Matthias Fliedner


WORK:
since 8/01
3DGeo Development Inc., Mountain View, California
Senior Geophysicist

9/97-7/01
University of Cambridge, Cambridge, United Kingdom
Research Associate in marine geophysics

EDUCATION:
9/92-8/97
Stanford University, Stanford, California
Ph.D. in Geophysics (September 1997)
Dissertation title: Making of continental crust by arc magmatism: wide-angle seismic and gravity studies in the southern Sierra Nevada of California and the eastern Aleutian Arc.
Academic Advisor: Simon L. Klemperer.
Research in the physical properties and structure of the continental crust primarily with refraction and wide-angle reflection controlled source seismic methods.
10/87-3/91
University of Kiel, Kiel, Germany
BS/MS ("Diplom") in Geophysics (June 1991)
Thesis research in gravity and geoid modelling with Peter Janle and Rolf Meissner as advisors.
10/89-4/90
University of Utrecht, Utrecht, Netherlands
ERASMUS-Exchange studies in exploration geophysics
Research with Klaus Helbig in refraction seismology, software development.
10/85-9/87
University of Bonn, Bonn, Germany
BS ("Vordiplom") in Physics (September 1987)

TEACHING AND WORK EXPERIENCE:
winter 96/97
Teaching Assistant (Dept. of Geophysics, Stanford University)
GP 183: Interpretation of Seismic Reflection Profiles (Profs. S. Klemperer and S. Graham)
winter 95/96
Teaching Assistant (Dept. of Geophysics, Stanford University)
GP 4: Natural Hazards and Human Survival (Prof. R. Kovach)
autumn 95/96
Teaching Assistant (Dept. of Geophysics, Stanford University)
GP 111: Introduction to Computing in Earth Science (P. Farrell)

4/91-3/92
Military Service in the German Navy

9/88-10/88
Federal Institute for Geosciences and Natural Resources, Hannover, Germany
Research intern, geophysics
Responsibilities: Evaluation of calibration tests of shipboard gravimeters, gravity modelling of marine seismic sections, and compilation of geophysical data.

FIELD WORK:
1994
Marine multi-channel seismic reflection data acquisition on the R/V Maurice Ewing offshore Oregon.
Wide-angle seismic data recordings of a marine seismic reflection survey in southwest Alaska as part of the Aleutian Arc Seismic Experiment.
Onshore multi-channel seismic reflection data acquisition in northern California as part of the Mendocino Triple Junction Seismic Experiment.
1993
GPS surveying and seismic refraction data acquisition in central California as part of the Southern Sierra Nevada Continental Dynamics project.
Seismic refraction data acquisition in northern California as part of the Mendocino Triple Junction Seismic Experiment.
1989/1990
Near-surface geophysical data acquisition (seismic, DC-resistivity, and electromagnetic) in Schleswig-Holstein (Germany), Winterswijk (The Netherlands), and Öland (Sweden).

GRANTS AND AWARDS:
9/98 and 96/00
Royal Society Conference Grants for presentations at SEG Annual Meeting, New Orleans, Louisiana and Seismix2000 Symposium on Deep Seismic Profiling, Ulvik, Norway.
9/96
Shell Grant (Stanford University) for presentations at the 7th International Symposium on Deep Seismic Profiling of the Continents
5/96
McGee Grant (Stanford University) for Schlumberger-Geoquest software training
1994
NSF Grant EAR-94-05577 for Sierra Nevada research project
10/92-6/93
Rhoades Fellowship of Stanford University
10/89-4/90
ERASMUS Scholarship of the European Community

PRACTICAL SKILLS:
Seismic processing and interpretation with ProMAX (Landmark-Advance) and IESX (Schlumberger-Geoquest); UNIX system administration (Ultrix and Solaris), programming in FORTRAN, C(++) and Perl; Windows programming (VC++, VB); HTML, XML, SQL.

PROFESSIONAL AFFILIATIONS:
Society of Exploration Geophysicists (SEG)
European Association of Geoscientists & Engineers (EAGE)
Petroleum Exploration Society of Great Britain (PESGB)
American Geophysical Union (AGU)
Geological Society of America (GSA)

LANGUAGES: German, English, Dutch, French


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Moritz Fliedner, moritz@stanfordalumni.org
last updated: Aug 10 2001