Roohollah (Radwin) Askari

Roohollah (Radwin) Askari

Contact

  • Assistant Professor, Geological and Mining Engineering and Sciences
  • PhD, Geophysics, University of Calgary
  • MS, Geophysics, University of Tehran
  • BS, Applied Physics, University of Hormozgan, Iran

Biography

Dr. Askari is an assistant professor specializing in Environmental and Exploration Geophysics at the Department of Geological & Mining Engineering & Science, Michigan Technological University. He obtained a Master of Science degree in Geophysics from the University of Tehran, Iran, and a PhD degree from the University of Calgary, Canada where he developed new approaches for the near surface studies using  seismic surface wave data. Prior to his appointment in Michigan Tech, Dr. Askari was a postdoctoral fellow at the Department of Chemical and Petroleum Engineering, University of Calgary, Canada. In his postdoctoral work, he conducted research on heat transfer in porous media. Dr. Askari also served as an instructor of geophysics at the Institute for Advanced Studies in Basic Sciences, Zanjan, Iran.

Website

www.raskari-mtu.com

Research Interests

  • Environmental geophysics
  • Fracture characterization using lab and field data
  • Reservoir-monitoring using ambient noise seismic interferometry
  • Petrophysical characterization of porous media using numerical and experimental approaches