Leiv Jacob Gelius

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Phone +47 22855844
Room 229
Visiting address Sem Sælands vei 1 Geologibygningen 0371 OSLO
Postal address Postboks 1047 Blindern 0316 OSLO


Main research interests are advanced seismic and radar imaging with applications within geotechnical planning, environmental geophysics, medical diagnostics, non-destructive testing and oil prospecting. 

Personal merits

  • Teacher of the year 2006 (elected by the students)
  • Involved in the development of marine CSEM since 1998 through advisory position  at the Norwegian Geotechnical Institute (NGI) (1997-2013). For this work NGI was awarded the Distinguished Achievement Award from SEG (Society of Exploration Geophysicists) in   2007.

  • Lorand Eötvös Award 2012 from EAGE (best paper Geophysical Prospecting).


Current projects

  • Machine Learning in Geophysical Processing and Inversion. Industrial PhD-project in collaboration with Lundin (NFR, 2018-2021).
  • Use of Passive and Active Electromagnetics in the Barents Sea (ARCEx, 2019-2022) (1PhD).
Tags: Geophysics, Imaging, Seismic signals, Reservoir geophysics, Environmental geophysics, Medical diagnostics
Published Dec. 10, 2013 7:55 PM - Last modified Mar. 22, 2021 11:34 AM


  • Improved seismic imaging based on resolution enhancement and pattern recognition