Posted on October 12, 2012
Arthur B. Weglein received his PhD in physics from the City University of New York in 1975 and then spent two years as a Robert Welsh Postdoctoral Fellow at the University of Texas at Dallas. He entered seismic petroleum research in 1978, first at Cities Service Oil Company Research Laboratory in Tulsa (1978-81) and Sohio Petroleum Company Research Laboratory in Dallas (1981-85). Weglein spent the next 15 years as a member of ARCO’s research staff. He spent a sabbatical year (1989-90) as visiting professor at the Federal University of Bahia, in Brazil, and three years (1990-94) as scientific advisor at Schlumberger Cambridge Research in Cambridge, England. In 2000, Weglein joined the University of Houston as the Margaret S. and Robert E. Sheriff Endowed Faculty Chair in Applied Seismology.