Mr. Jianxiong Chen (陈剑雄): Ph.Dcandidate in Earth Science Department of Rice University, specializing in seismic traveltimetomography and waveform inversion for near surface seismic velocity estimation. He received his bachelor degree of geophysics in 2010 from the University of Science and Technology of China. During the summers of his Ph.Dstudy, Jianxiongworked for Repsol, Shell, and Schlumberger as a geophysics intern on seismic processing, seismic imaging and tomography, and seismic interpretation. Jianxiongis a student member of AGU, SEG, CAPA, and SAGEEP. In his spare time, he likes watching and playing soccer.