Michael Gineste

PhD candidate at Department of Mathematical Sciences, and part of the Uncertainty in Reservoir Evaluation (URE) project.

Contact information

Room 1024, 10th floor, Central building II
Department of Mathematical Sciences
Norwegian University of Science and Technology
7491 Trondheim


Working title
Probabilistic Methods for Full Waveform Inversion of Seismic Data
Professor Jo Eidsvik, Department of Mathematical Sciences
Professor Børge Arntsen, Department of Petroleum Engineering and Applied Geophysics
May 2014


Teaching assistent


June 16-20 2014
PhD Course on Inverse Problems with Applications in Tomography and Imaging
Department of Computer Science, University of Copenhagen, Denmark
October 27-31 2014
SEG Annual Meeting
Denver, Colorado, USA
July 20-31 2015
4th Summer School on Data Assimilation and its Application
Braşov, România
September 7-11 2015
Petroleum Geostatistics 2015
Biarritz, France
April 5-8 2016
SIAM Conference on Uncertainty Quantification
Lausanne, Switzerland
June 12-15 2017
79th EAGE Conference & Exhibition 2017
Paris, France
May 28-30 2018
13th International EnKF Workshop
Bergen, Norway
June 11-14 2018
80th EAGE Conference & Exhibition 2018
Copenhagen, Denmark
April 4-5 2019
Second EAGE/PESGB Workshop on Velocities
London, United Kingdom


Petroleum Geostatistics 2015
Title: Framework for Seismic Inversion of Full Waveform Data Using Sequential Filtering
EAGE Paris 2017
Title: Seismic Waveform Inversion Using The Ensemble Kalman Smoother
EAGE Copenhagen 2018
Title: Velocity Estimation in Layered Media Using Ensembled-based Sequential Filtering
EAGE/PESGB Workshop on Velocities 2019
Title: Seismic Waveform Inversion using an Iterative Ensemble Kalman Smoother
Petroleum Geostatistics 2019
Title: Seismic Waveform Inversion of Elastic Properties Using an Iterative Ensemble Kalman Smoother

Visit at companies/institutions

August 18th 2014
URE meeting at Maersk Oil, Copenhagen, Denmark
August 19th 2014
URE meeting at Niels Bohr Institute, Geophysics, University of Copenhagen, Denmark
April 24th 2015
Visit at Maersk Oil, Copenhagen, Denmark
October 5th 2015
URE meeting at BP, Sunbury-on-Thames, England
May 2nd-12th 2016
Visit at Statoil, Bergen
Jan 27th 2017
Visit at Statoil, Bergen
Feb-Jun 2017
Research stay at Geostatistics group, Geosciences department, MINES-ParisTech, Fontainebleau, France
Nov 13th-17th 2017
Visit at BP, Sunbury-on-Thames, England
December 6th 2017
Visit at Statoil, Trondheim
February 1th 2019
Visit at AkerBP, Trondheim


  • Accepted paper in Geophysics
  • Submitted paper to Computational Geosciences