Mulder, W.A.


Previous employment: PhD degree from Leiden University, postdoc at Stanford University, assistant professor at UCLA, researcher at Shell. Current primary employment: Shell Global Solutions International B.V., Amsterdam.

Research interests


Modelling and inversion for subsurface imaging by seismic and electromagnetic methods.

Key publications

  • M. Wirianto, W.A. Mulder and E.C. Slob, A feasibility study of land CSEM reservoir monitoring in a complex 3-D model, Geophys. J. Int. 181(2) (2010), 741–755
  • W.A. Mulder and B. Hak, An ambiguity in attenuation scattering imaging, Geophys. J. Int. 178(3) (2009), 1614–1624.
  • T. van Leeuwen and W.A. Mulder, A comparison of seismic velocity inversion methods for layered acoustics, Inverse Problems 26(1) (2010), 015008 (21pp).
  • W.A. Mulder, Subsurface offset behaviour in velocity analysis with extended reflectivity images, Geophysical Prospecting, 62(1) (2014), 17–33.
  • E. Zhebel, S. Minisini, A. Kononov and W.A. Mulder, A comparison of continuous mass-lumped finite elements with finite differences for 3-D wave propagation, Geophysical Prospecting, 62 (5) (2014), 1111–1125.
  • Pawan Bharadwaj, Wim Mulder, Guy Drijkoningen, Full waveform inversion with an auxiliary bump functional, Geophysical Journal International, 2016, accepted.

Other activities

Associate editor, Computational Geosciences

Wim Mulder

Professor of Geophysical Imaging