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Awards & Service


GRIT Awards 2018 Winner: Honored as a global leader creating the new future of energy Experience Energy

Association for Women Geoscientists 2017 Award Winner Special Recognition for inter-society
collaboration and innovation


  • Society of Exploration Geophysicists
    • Honorary & Distinguished Lectures Committee member (2020-present)
    • SEG Foundation Board member (2018-20)
    • SEG Women’s Network: Founding member (2011); Chair (2015-17); Advisor (2017 – present)
  • University of Wisconsin Department of Geoscience
    • Seismology Assistant Professor search committee (2021 – present)
    • Board of Visitors: Senior Advisor (2005 – present)

SEG Advanced Modeling (SEAM) AI Applied Geoscience GPU Hackathon: Domain mentor and project manager Team SIX and Team XIST representing Xrathus, Inc. (2021)

  • Geophysical Society of Houston
    • General Chair of Annual Technical Symposium honoring Brian Russell and Dan Hampson (2019)
    • First Vice President (2018-2019)
    • Society of Exploration Geophysicists Council society representative (2017-2019)

Science Foo Camp hosted by Nature, O’Reilly Media and Google: Invited Participant and Presenter
(2013 and 2015) SciFoo Camp

Agile Geophysics Hackathon: Invited Judge at three hackathons (2013-15)

Project Gutenberg Literary Archive Foundation Board Member and Senior Advisor (1992 – present)

Invited Talks

  • Society of Exploration Geophysicists (SEG) Student Chapter and Women’s Network of Federal University of Technology Akure, Nigeria: Invited speaker (2021)
  • American Association of Petroleum Geologists (AAPG) Latin America and Caribbean Region Student & Young Professional Chapter Leadership Summit: Invited speaker (2021)
  • SEG|AAPG IMAGE Annual Meeting Special Session on Resilience: Invited panelist (2021)
  • European Association of Geoscientists & Engineers (EAGE) First Annual Digital Subsurface conference in Latin America: Invited speaker on cloud computing in energy technology solutions (2021)
  • European Association of Geoscientists & Engineers (EAGE) Annual Meeting: Invited panelist at forum on Brains, Machines and Rock: Assessing the Digital Revolution in Energy (2020)
  • SEG Annual Meeting Student Leadership Symposium: Invited speaker (2020)
  • Houston Geoscience Student Expo: Invited speaker (2020)
  • Permian Basin Experience (PBE) podcast (2019)
  • Schlumberger Exploration Special Interest Group: Invited speaker (2019)
  • Seismic Soundoff inaugural podcast (2016)