Physics and Geosciences

Department of Physics and Geosciences

Subbarao Yelisetti, Associate Professor of Geophysics, Graduate Coordinator for Petrophysics


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Background

Undergraduate work:

  • BSc, Mathematics, Physics, Chemistry, Acharya Nagarjuna University, India

Graduate work:

  • MSc, Physics

  • MTech, Mineral Exploration, University of Hyderabad, India

  • Ph.D., Geophysics, University of Victoria, Canada

Research Interests:

  • Continental margin and ocean basin processes, crustal structure, sediment deformation and physical properties, gas hydrates, slope failure.

  • 2D/3D seismic data acquisition, processing and interpretation, seismic imaging.

  • 2D/3D travel time and full-waveform inversion, multiple migration, effective medium modeling, visco-acoustic and elastic finite-difference modeling.

Publications

  • 2018 - Subbarao Yelisetti and Spence, G.D., 'Geophysical Journal International, major revision.', "Seismic velocity and attenuation structure beneath the Vancouver Island continental shelf using frequency domain visco-acoustic full-waveform inversion of multichannel seismic data"
  • 2018 - Smith, L.M., T.J. Cowles, R.D. Vaillancourt, and S. Yelisetti, 'Oceanography, 31(1), https://doi.org/10.5670/ oceanog.2018.104.', "Introduction to the special issue on the Ocean Observatories Initiative"
  • 2017 - Yanchilina, A.G., Yelisetti, S., Wolfson-Schwehr, M., Voss, N., Kelly, T. B., Brizzolara, J., Brown, K.L., Fung, M., Guerra, M., Zayac, J.M., Coakley, B., and R. Pockalny, 'Eos, 98, doi: 10.1029/2017EO087843.', "Exploring methane gas seepage in the California Borderlands"
  • 2017 - Subbarao Yelisetti, Spence, G.D., Scherwath, M., Riedel, M., and Klaeschen, D., 'Tectonophysics, doi: 10.1016/j.tecto.2017.04.005.', "Dual-vergence structure from multiple migration of widely spaced OBSs from northern Cascadia margin"
  • 2014 - Subbarao Yelisetti, G. D. Spence, M. Riedel, 'Geophysical Journal International, 199(1), doi:10.1093/gji/ggu254.', "Role of gas hydrates in slope failure on frontal ridge of northern Cascadia margin"
  • 2013 - Subbarao Yelisetti, George. D. Spence, 'EAGE proc., doi:10.3997/2214-4609.20130837.', "Seismic structure beneath the Vancouver Island continental shelf using full-waveform inversion of multichannel seismic data"
  • 2013 - Subbarao Yelisetti, George. D. Spence, 'Elements., Vol. 31, Number 2', "Seismic velocity and attenuation structure beneath the Vancouver Island continental shelf using frequency domain viscoacoustic full-waveform inversion of multichannel seismic data"

Contact Information

Department of Physics and Geosciences
Manning Hall 207
MSC 175 Texas A&M University-Kingsville
Kingsville, Texas 78363-8202
voice: 361-593-4894
fax:
email: subbarao.yelisetti@tamuk.edu