Roohollah (Radwin) Askari

Roohollah (Radwin) Askari


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


Dr. Askari is an associate professor specializing in Environmental and Exploration Geophysics at the Department of Geological and Mining Engineering and 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.

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