Academic Profile : Faculty

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Assoc Prof Tong Ping
Associate Professor, School of Physical & Mathematical Sciences - Division of Mathematical Sciences
Associate Professor, Asian School of the Environment
Principal Investigator, Earth Observatory of Singapore (EOS)
Ping Tong is an associate professor jointly at the Division of Mathematical Science and Asian School of the Environment, Nanyang Technological University, Singapore. He has a Ph.D. in computational mathematics from Tsinghua University and B.A. degree in mathematics from Beijing Normal University. From September to August 2014, he was a postdoctoral research fellow at Department of Physics, University of Toronto. After that and before joining NTU, he was a postdoctoral fellow at Department of Geophysics, Stanford University.
Numerical methods, inverse problems, seismic imaging (migration+tomography), time-series analysis
  • Adjoint-state seismic imaging system for high-resolution restoration of multiscale subsurface structures
  • Ambient Noise Imaging of Possible Geothermal Resources in Singapore near Sembawang Hot Spring Park
  • Assessment and Mitigation of Geologic Risks in Geo-Energy Systems
  • Efficient modelling, inversion and imaging methods for site selection and reliable monitoring of CO2 sequestration
  • Integrated Geophysical Inversion for Geothermal Potential Assessment in Singapore
  • Integrated seismic imaging and monitoring of the Lumut Balai geothermal field in Indonesia (PI: Assoc. Prof. Tong Ping) (Project Partner: UGM)
  • Integrating Volcano and Earthquake Science and Technology (InVEST) in Southeast Asia