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De-Hua HanDe-Hua Han

Research Professor of Geophysics, Rock Physics

Curriculum Vitae

Office: Science & Research 1, 123A
Contact: dhan@uh.edu - 713-743-9293

Education: Ph.D., Geophysics, 1987, Stanford University, Standford, CA.
M.S., Geophysics, 1985, Stanford University, Stanford, CA.
M.S., Rock Mechanics, 1981, Graduate School of Chinese Acad. Sci., Beijing,China.
B.S., Solid Physics, 1967, Hebei University, Tianjin, China

  • Seismic rock physics
  • Rock and fluid properties

Rock Physics Lab

  • Han, D., A. Nur, Effects of Porosity and Clay Content on Wave Velocity of Sandstones, Geophysics, 51, 2093-2107, 1986, Geophysics Reprint 10, 1988.
  • Eberhart-Phillips, D. and D. Han: Empirical Relationships among Seismic Velocity, Effective Pressure, Porosity, and Clay Content in Sandstone, Geophysics, v.1, p.82, 1989..
  • Han, D., Weak Cementation Effect on Velocities of Sands, SEG Annual Meeting, 1994.
  • Castagna, J., D. Han and M. Batzle, Issues in rock physics and implications for DHI interpretation, TLE, 883, 1995
  • Batzle, M., R. Christiansen, and D. Han, Reservoir recovery processing and geophysics, 1998, The Leading Edge, October, p. 1444-1447.
  • Han, D., and M. Batzle, Velocity, Density and Modulus of Hydrocarbon Fluids: (1) Data Measurement, (2) Empirical Modeling SEG Annual Meeting, Calgara, 2000
  • Batzle, M., R. Hafmann, D. Han, J. Castangna, Fluids and frequency dependent seismic velocities of rocks: 2001, The Leading Edge, February, p168-171.
  • Batzle, M., and D. Han, Optimal hydrocarbon indicator SEG annual meeting 2001
  • Han. D., and M. Batzle, Fizz water and low gas saturated reservoirs, TLE, April, 2002.
  • Han, D., and M. Batzle, Constrain and simplified Gassmann’s equation. SEG Annual meeting 2002
  • Han, D., and M. Batzle, Gassmann’s equation and fluid saturation effects on seismic velocities. Geophysics, p398-405, 2004.
  • Han, D., and M. Batzle, Gain function and hydrocarbon indicators, SEG annual meeting, 2003.
  • M. Batzle, D. Han and R. Hofmann, Macro-flow and Velocity Dispersion, SEG annual meeting, 2003.
  • Han, D. and M Batzle, AVO and DHI, 8 th Geophysics Congress, Rio Dejaneiro, Brazil, 2003
  • Han, D. and M. Batzle, Constrained and Simplified Gassmann's Equations, SEG meeting, Beijing, 2004
  • Han D. and M. Batzle, Fizz water and low gas-saturated reservoirs, SEG meeting, Beijing, 2004,
  • Han. D., and M. Batzle , Estimate Shear Velocity Based on Dry P-wave and Shear Modulus Relationship, SEG annual meeting, 2004
  • Carlos Cobos and Han. D., Can we use frequency shift due to attenuation for fizz water discrimination? SEG annual meeting, 2004
  • X-Li, Han, D. and J. Liu, The effects of reservoir thickness, fluid and Q to seismic amplitudes, SEG annual meeting, 2004
  • M. Batzle, R Hofmann and Han, D., Heavy oil – Seismic Properties SEG annual meeting, 2004
  • M. Batzle and D. Han. 2004, Expert Answers, P 20-21, October, 2004, CSEG Recorder.