Laurentian University Society of Exploration Geophysicists Student Chapter

SEG Student Chapters empower students to participate and spearhead projects that will address issues, challenges, and opportunities related to SEG's mission of promoting the science of geophysics.

Student Chapter Executive Committee

President: Francisca Maepa (
Vice President: Jacqueline Huggins (
Treasurer: Amir Maleki 
Secretary: Thomas B.
Public and Event Officer: Francisca Maepa (
Undergraduate Student Relation Representative: Will McNeice (
Geological Liaison: Evan Hastie (

Learn more about our committee members on the MSc students and the PhD students site!

Student Chapter Academic Advisor:

Dr. Richard Smith 
NSERC//Vale//KGHM//Sudbury Integrated Nickel Operations//Wallbridge Mining//CEMI Industrial Research Chair in Exploration Geophysics
Harquail School of Earth Sciences

Join the SEG by registering online. The cost of registration for students is covered by industry sponsors! Please let us know once you have registered to help us stay in contact with all our members.

And drop in for one of our weekly meetings, located in room B5041, of the Willet Green Miller Center, at 4 pm on Fridays!

Mailing Address: 
Society of Exploration Geophysicists Student Chapter
Harquail School of Earth Sciences
Laurentian University
935 Ramsey Lake Road
Sudbury ON P3E 2C6

2016 SEG - Dallas

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SEG Technical Program, presented by Laurentian University Society of Exploration Geophysicists students:

Tomas Naprstek*, Richard Smith
A new method for aeromagnetic data interpolation with a focus on linear features

Yongxing Li*, Richard Smith
A novel imaging method for crosshole radio imaging (RIM) data: Complex permittivity inversion

Frédéric Gaucher*, Richard Smith
Exploring for copper-gold deposits with time-domain electromagnetics in the Chapais-Chibougamau mining camp: Case history of a challenging variable environment

Omid Mahmoodi*, Richard Smith, and Bill Spicer
Using constrained inversion of gravity and magnetic field to produce a 3D litho-prediction model

Geophysics Masters 2016

From left to right: Omid Mahmoodi (PhD Alumni), Tomas Naprstek (PhD Candidate), Frédéric Gaucher (M.Sc. Student), Yongxing Li (PhD Candidate)

2015 SEG - New Orleans

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Yongxing Li*, Richard Smith
Modeling radio imaging (RIM) data with the Comsol RF module

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Yongxing Li, Ph.D candidate (right) with MG Session Chair Jean Legault (left) at the 2015 SEG Annual Meeting held in New-Orleans

2014 SEG - Denver

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Laurentian University SEG Student Chapter members in Denver, Colorado for the 2014 SEG Annual Meeting.

Upcoming Events


Tuesday, March 27th

Saturday, April 7th

Sunday, April 8th

935 Ramsey Lake Road
Sudbury, Ontario
P3E 2C6

+1 (705) 675-1151 ext 6575