The Bureau of Economic Geology The University of Texas at Austin Jackson School of Geosciences
Diana  Sava
Diana Sava Research Associate Bureau of Economic Geology
The University of Texas at Austin
University Station, Box X
Austin, Texas 78713-8924
E-mail: diana.sava@beg.utexas.edu Telephone: 720-981-0522 Fax: 512-471-0140
Professional Summary
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Research Interests
Statistical rock physics for reservoir characterization

Quantitative integration of geological and seismic data

Seismic fracture characterization

Gas hydrates
Education
B.S., Engineering Geophysics, University of Bucharest, Romania, 1995

M.S., Geophysics, Stanford University, 2001

Ph.D., Geophysics, Stanford University, 2004
Professional History
Geophysicist, National Institute for Marine Geology and Geoecology, Bucharest, Romania, 1995–1997

Geophysicist Intern, ChevronTexaco, San Ramon, CA, June 2003–September 2003

Research Assistant, Stanford Rock Physics and Borehole Geophysics Project (SRB), Stanford, CA, 1998–2004
Selected Publications
Sava, D. C., and Mavko, G., 2004, Azimuthal analysis of reflectivity for fracture characterization: rock physics modeling and field example, in 74th Annual International Meeting, Society for Exploration Geophysicists, Denver, Expanded Abstracts.

Sava, D. C., Florez, J. M., Mukerji, T., and Mavko, G., 2002, Seismic fracture characterization using statistical rock physics: James Lime Reservoir, Neuville field, in 72nd Annual International Meeting, Society for Exploration Geophysicists, Salt Lake City, Expanded Abstracts, p. 1889–1892.

Sava, D. C., Mukerji, T., Florez, J. M., and Mavko, G., 2001, Rock physics analysis and fracture modeling of San Andres reservoir, in 71st Annual International Meeting, Society for Exploration Geophysicists, San Antonio, Expanded Abstracts, p. 1748–1751.

Sava, D. C., Mukerji, T., Diaz, M., and Mavko, G., 2000, Seismic detection of pore fluids: pitfalls of ignoring anisotropy, in 70th Annual International Meeting, Society for Exploration Geophysicists, Calgary, Expanded Abstracts, p. 1842–1845.
Awards
Grace M. Dietrich Department Fellowship, 1999 - 2000

Award of Merit Government Fellowship, 1990 - 1995
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