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Dr. Xu Liu

Research Scientist III, CIPR

Dr. Xu Liu joint CIPR/KFUPM on September, 2017 as Research Scientist III.

Educational Qualification

  • Ph.D. degree in Geophysics from the University of Adelaide, Australia.
  • M.S. degree in Geophysics from the University of Science and Technology of China.
  • B.S. degree in Geophysics from the Chengdu University of Technology, China.

Research Interests

  • Numerical modelling of seismic waves in reservoir;
  • Seismic, magnetotelluric data processing and inversion;
  • Resistivity and IP inversion.

Selected Publications

  • Liu Xu, Greenhalgh S., Zhou B. and Greenhalgh M., Effective Biot Theory and Generalization to Poro-viscoelastic Model. Geophysical Journal International, in pressing.
  • Liu Xu, Greenhalgh S., Zhou B. and Heinson G., Generalized poroviscoelastic model based on effective Biot theory and its application to borehole guided wave analysis. Geophysical Journal International, Vol.207(3), 1472-1483.
  • Liu Xu and Greenhalgh 2014. Reflection and transmission coefficients for an incident plane shear wave at an interface separating two dissimilar poro-elastic solids. Pure and Applied Geophysics, Vol.171(9), 2111-2127.
  • Greenhalgh Liu Xu, and Zhou B. 2014. A model for determination of effective permeability from acoustic wavespeed and attenuation in a rigid two-phase porous medium. Near Surface Geophysics, Vol.12(3), 391-404.
  • Greenhalgh Liu Xu, and Zhou B. 2012. Velocity and attenuation dispersion relations for the effective Biot model: total-field formulation. Near Surface Geophysics, Vol.10, 197- 206.
  • Liu Xu, Greenhalgh and Wang Y.H., 2011. 2.5D poro-viscoseismic wave modeling in double porosity media. Geophysical Journal International, Vol.186, 1285-294.
  • Liu Xu, Greenhalgh and Zhou B., 2010. Approximating the wave moduli of double porosity media at low frequencies by a single Zener or Kelvin-Voigt element. Geophysical Journal International, Vol.181, 391-398.
  • Liu Xu, Greenhalgh and Zhou B., 2009. Transient solution for poroviscoacoustic wave propagation in a double porosity medium, and its limitations. Geophysical Journal International, Vol.178, 375-393.
  • Liu Xu, Greenhalgh and Zhou B., 2009. Scattering of plane transverse waves by spherical inclusions in a poroelastic medium. Geophysical Journal International, Vol.176, 938-950

Awards & Honors

  • Ludger Mintrop Award 2013 presented to Greenhalgh S., Liu Xu, and Zhou B by European Association of Geoscientists and Engineers for the paper entitled ‘Velocity and attenuation dispersion relations for the effective Biot model: total-field formulation’ published in Near Surface Geophysics, Vol.10, pp.197-
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