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Pratt Awarded Virgil Kauffman Gold Medal

May 26, 2016

The Society of Exploration Geophysicists (SEG) has announced its 2016 Honors and Awards recipients.The research team of Laurent Sirgue of Total and Gerhard Pratt of Western University are the recipients of this year’s Virgil Kauffman Gold Medal, which is awarded to those who have made an outstanding contribution, either of a technical or professional nature, to the advancement of geophysical exploration. Sirgue and Pratt are recognized for their development of full-waveform inversion.

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