b'Presenter biographiesAEGC 2023reports. John has been the recipient of several awardsCCS industries. More recently, he has been focused on carbon throughout his career, with the most recent industry focuseddioxide capture technologies based on solid sorbents.achievements being the AUSIMM Regional Resources Industry Professional of the year and the South Australian GovernmentDr Mostafa Naghizadeh mostafa.naghizadeh@optiseis.com Gawler Challenge Winner. DrMostafa Naghizadeh is the Senior Research Geophysicist at OptiSeis where he is developing creative new ways to process Mr Tom McNamara tom.mc@live.com.au Tom McNamara has auniquely designed seismic surveys by considering the Masters of Earth Science (geology/geophysics) from thesubsurface imaging requirements as well as minimising the University of Melbourne. environmental footprints. He graduated from the University of Alberta with a PhD in geophysics, specialising in complex Mr Russell Menezes russell@radixgeo.com Russell is theseismic interpolation algorithms with spatial aliasing removed. CEO and co-founder of RadiXplore. While working as aMostafa built upon his PhD research while working as a postdoc geologist, he realised that the resources industry is plaguedresearcher in CREWES and SAIG and later put his research to with issues related to data management. Over the next fewwork as a Processing Geophysicist at Shell Canada. He then years, while upskilling into a data scientist and softwarewent on to share his passion for geophysics at Laurentian developer, he founded RadixGeo, a consultancy dedicated toUniversity as Assistant Professor, where he taught exploration streamlining data management processes in the resourcesseismology as part of the Metal Earth project until 2021. industry using robotic process automation and machineMostafa is the proud recipient of the J. Clarence Karcher Award learning. He then created RadiXplore, an AI platform whichfrom the SEG in 2011.leverages natural language processing techniques to enable organisations to make informed decisions usingMr Harikrishnan Nalinakumar h.nalinakumar@unsw.edu.au unstructured data. Harikrishnan Nalinakumar is a PhD candidate in geology at Mr Jarvis Moore jarvis.moore@blackmtn.com Jarvis Moore hasUNSW Sydney. His work focuses on the basin evolution of the over 25 years of diversified geological experience in theIsa superbasin and South Nicholson Basin and the modelling of upstream oil and gas industry including positions withtheir petroleum systems. He completed his Masters in companies such as XTO Energy, Clearfork Resources and EncorePetroleum Engineering at UNSW.Acquisitions Company. Mr. Moore is well versed in crossDr Lindani Ncube ncubel@unisa.ac.za Lindani Ncube holds a discipline integration of drilling, completion and productionPhD in geology, and has approximately four years of teaching operations, from past experiences covering prospectexperience in an ODEL institute, and seven years of research generation, planning and drilling oversight of hundreds of wellsexperience in the field of geology. Her research expertise in both conventional and unconventional plays. He is a licensedincludes geology; geological field mapping, sediment sampling, Professional Geoscientist. He holds a BSc in Geology frominterpretation of sedimentological data, drainage and Georgia Southern University and a MSc in geology from Texassedimentary basin development, weathering of continental Christian University. platforms, analysis of surface and subsurface structural data, Mr Shane Mul shane.mule@csiro.au geological block and statistical modelling, mathematical modelling of river systems and machine learning, as well as Dr Timothy Munday tim.munday@csiro.au geochemistry: isotopic geochemistry, radiogenic dating of sediments and rocks, whole rock and mineral geochemistry, Dr Ruth Murdie Ruth.Murdie@dmirs.wa.gov.au Ruth Murdie ismineralogy and petrography, provenance of sediments.currently with the Geological Survey of Western Australia as the Manager of the Earth Imaging and Observation Group. Her mainMs Megan Nightingale megan@realtimeseismic.com Megan task is to deliver WA-ARRAY over the next 10 years. is Senior Geophysicist for RTS with a background in data interpretation of shallow seismic for coal mining and surface Mr Sekelo Mutelekesha Sekelo.Mutelekesha@fqml.com Sekeloseismic acquisition.Mutelekesha is a Zambian geophysicist working for First Quantum Minerals (FQM). He has been working in the mineralDr Shastri Nimmagadda shastri.nimmagadda@curtin.edu.au exploration industry since January 2017. He first joined FQMsShastri is presently Research Fellow at School of Management Exploration Division as an exploration geologist and later(Business Information Systems) Curtin University, Australia. specialised in exploration geophysics. Sekelo studied for aShastri worked for Schlumberger Company in multiple geo-geology degree at the University of Zambia, then worked at Firstmarkets worldwide as an expert in geosciences. Shastri worked Quantum Minerals in Zambia for three years, after which hefor several petroleum operating and service companies in India, studied an MSc in Exploration Geophysics at the University ofAustralia, Uganda, Kuwait, Abu Dhabi, Egypt, Malaysia, Leeds, UK. Sekelo considers himself a hybrid of geologist andColombia, Indonesia and Russia for more than 25 years. He did geophysicist with knowledge and experience working in thehis PhD in Information Systems with Master of Information Central African Copper Belt (CACB). Technology, PhD, and M Tech in Geophysics in Australia. Current Dr Matthew Myers matt.myers@csiro.au Matthew Myersresearch interests include Big Data support in Industry obtained his BS in Chemical Engineering from the CaliforniaEnvironments, supply chain business data modelling, data Institute of Technology in 2003 and his PhD in organic chemistryintegration, warehouse modelling, processing, interpretation and materials science with Prof. Colin Nuckolls at the Columbiaand knowledge mapping.University (New York) in 2008, for work on curved polycyclicDr Wayne Noble wayne.noble@lithodat.comaromatic hydrocarbons and their applications in organic electronics. He is currently interested in nanomaterials,Mr Ruslan Nuriakhmetov rnuriakhmetov@nmrservices.com.au polymers, chemical sensors, chemical tracers and core flooding.Ruslan Nuriakhmetov is responsible for business development He is focused on developing technologies for the oil/gas andat OREIntel.165 PREVIEW FEBRUARY 2023'